Catering Cook Resume Samples

The primary responsibility of a Catering Cook is to prepare food for events such as private parties, meetings, family functions, and so on. The job description and duties that are listed on the Catering Cook Resume include the following – preparing food for events as per the client’s needs; taking responsibility for cooking a variety of dishes; preparing food as per the client’s specifications; purchasing ingredients and supplies; determining the menu to be prepared; taking responsibility for the food preparation; and fostering a healthy relationship with both hosts and guests.

Catering companies tend to hire those with extensive cooking experience and the following skills – background working as a prep cook or sous chef; the ability to provide dining experience; solid grasp of budgeting and a high level of organization skills; experience in developing and customizing menus; and strong communication skills. There are no formal education criteria to become a catering cook, however, prior kitchen experience is mandatory.

 

Catering Cook Resume example

Catering Cook Resume

Summary : Over 5 years of experience as a Catering Cook. A highly resourceful, flexible, and results-oriented individual with a strong record of exemplary skills, able to work independently with little to no supervision, and adapts well to a team.

Skills : Organizational Skills, Communication Skills, Reliable, Time Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Set up banquet style settings including both cold and hot trays.
    2. Performed Cutting and preparing food in self-service trays.
    3. Prepared food items for the day, heating, and reheating foods.
    4. Kept all foods at the appropriate temperatures during the event.
    5. Cleaned food prep areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils. 
    6. Assisted Chef-In-Charge with food preparation and plating for 200+ guests.
    7. Assembled menu items for off-site catering events.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate In Culinary Arts


Catering Cook Resume

Objective : To obtain a kitchen position where I may use my previous working experience and culinary training. To prepare, cook, and present all food required using the standards laid down by the company.

Skills : Teamwork, Detail Oriented, Recipe Testing.

Description :

    1. Created and presented the highest quality menu items.
    2. Coordinated schedules, assigned tasks, and supervised staff.
    3. Managed inventory for a large kitchen.
    4. Collaborated with the chef to manage the entire high-volume kitchen team.
    5. Trained crew members provided continuous coaching on recipe instructions, presentation, sanitation, food safety, and cost control.
    6. Prepared and cooked for large groups of people.
    7. Accomplished timing and quality requirements.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Culinary Arts Professional Cooking


Catering Cook Resume

Headline : Indefatigable cuisine lead cook who excels at leading teams to produce the highest quality, flavorful dishes in creative, appealing presentations. Outstanding culinary techniques, inventory management, recipe development, and health and safety adherence.

Skills : Quality Control, Inventory Control, Cooking Skills.

Description :

    1. Received what foods were chosen for that particular event.
    2. Responsible for keeping the tables stock with the food, assisting the Chef with plating. 
    3. Maintained a safe, clean, and organized work environment.
    4. Upheld high standards of quality food presentations, customer satisfaction, and attendance. 
    5. Plated dinners, banquets, Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner meetings.
    6. Made all products from scratch.
    7. Cooked food for 10 - 5,000 people daily depending on Microsoft having a large event.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Culinary Arts

Catering Cook Resume

Summary : As a Catering Cook, responsible for event set-up, transporting equipment and food to the event location, serving guests during the event, and breaking down/cleaning up after the event.

Skills : Customer Service, Data Entry, Great Communication Skills

Description :

    1. Delivered, and setup catered orders.
    2. Prepped and ran deli station as needed.
    3. Prep and run made to order omelet station as needed.
    4. Prepped and ran grill station.
    5. Prepared all food items in a hygienic and timely manner.
    6. Set up location in line with restaurant guidelines.
    7. Cleaned and maintained service station.
    8. Worked under pressure at peak hours.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    AS In Human Services

    Catering Cook Resume

    Summary : To assist in the preparation of cuisine for catered events and work with other chefs on the team to execute dishes on par with company standards.

    Skills : Menu Planning, Food Preparation, Cost Control, Portion Control.

    Description :

      1. Produced breakfast, lunch & dinner for off-premise caterings.
      2. Prepared, cooked, and served food for various events, occasions, and functions from upscale lavish events to casual and less formal affairs.
      3. Catered various types of foods for all the sporting events and all the parties of ECU.
      4. Catered for multiple events, onsite catering, and off-site catering.
      5. Ensured all prep was labeled before placing it in the fridge cheque.
      6. Ensured all salad dressings were made and stored properly in the refrigerator.
      7. Prepared and cooked casseroles, small finger foods, .
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      7-10 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Management
      Education
      Education
      AS In Human Services

      Catering Cook Resume

      Headline : Seeking the position of Catering Cook, responsible for consistently maintaining high standards of personal hygiene, facility and equipment sanitation, and cleanliness in all work practices and comply with department policies and procedures for safe food handling

      Skills : Motivational Management Style, Inventory Management, Ensure Consistent Quality.

      Description :

        1. Catered weddings, golf tournaments, and many other events.
        2. Used Cooking food display of food doing invoices and ordering food being a leader. 
        3. Prepped foods, worked meat slicer, operated ovens, cooked all types of entrees, prepared cold cut platters.
        4. Performed all phases of foodservice.
        5. Led and assisted in service for varied event styles. 
        6. Collaborated with colleagues in the completion of event prep lists.
        7. Prepared a variety of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables, and other food items for cooking in broilers, ovens, grills, fryers, and a variety of other kitchen equipment.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          5-7 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          Culinary Arts

          Catering Cook Resume

          Summary : Under supervision, assists with the preparation and service of meals to patients, staff, visitors, and outside contracts, assisting with dishwashing, operating the cash register, taking food orders from patients over the phone prior to creating those meals, and delivering them to patient rooms.

          Skills : Creativity, Culinary Expertise, Fast-Paced Decision Making.

          Description :

            1. Responsible for baking pastries for various vendors across the campus.
            2. Prepped for various catering events mainly focusing on the desserts doing things such.
            3. Responsible for the timely preparation of all catering orders.
            4. Cooked many different types of dishes ranging from oriental dishes to classic American food. 
            5. Acted as Cook food for banquet events.
            6. Used Cooked food according to instructions from the chef.
            7. Monitored kitchen operations to ensure quality preparation, portioning, taste, and presentation of menu items.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          7-10 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Management
          Education
          Education
          Diploma

          Catering Cook Resume

          Objective : Seeking the position of Catering Cook, responsible for preparing food items from scratch following recipes and department specifications and customize individual items according to the customer and/or patient requests/ therapeutic diets.

          Skills : Attention to Detail, Business Sense, Cleanliness.

          Description :

            1. Elected Kitchens Safety Champion to guarantee kitchen, cafeteria, and staff is adherent to state safety codes.
            2. Assisted the Executive Chef in designing planning and implementing creative menus along with testing for consistency.
            3. Responsible for measuring and cutting meat.
            4. Responsible for preparing and cooking meals for events.
            5. Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe work. 
            6. Operated various pieces of kitchen equipment as assigned, reports malfunctioning equipment.
            7. Reported unsafe conditions and suggests possible solutions.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          2-5 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Junior
          Education
          Education
          Culinary Arts

          Catering Cook Resume

          Headline : To provide a high level of customer service for patients, family members, volunteers, physicians, and staff. Have a comprehensive knowledge of, and be compliant with, specified regulatory requirements, and food safety and sanitation regulations for food service in a health care environment.

          Skills : Customer service skills, High standards of hygiene, Ability to keep calm under pressure.

          Description :

            1. Prepared food properly using recipes in order to produce a standard product.
            2. Weighed and measured ingredients, properly using recipes in order to produce a standard product. 
            3. Maintained the kitchen by sanitizing prep areas before and after use.
            4. Made sure that all knives and critical equipment are clean.
            5. Monitored ingredients and report inventory levels to the Catering Manager.
            6. Ensured a high quality of ingredients and food preparations.
            7. Adhered to all safety and sanitation regulations.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          5-7 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Executive
          Education
          Education
          GED

          Catering Cook Resume

          Summary : Seeking the position of Catering Cook that will allow me to contribute to the shared goal of providing an exceptional customer experience through passion and attention to quality.

          Skills : Ability to work as part of a team, Ability to follow instructions, Good communication skills.

          Description :

            1. Practiced safe food handling procedures at all times.
            2. Followed all Farms recipes, and portion sizes when preparing foods.
            3. Worked off-site events as scheduled by the Catering Manager and/or the Catering Coordinator.
            4. Loaded food into a vehicle and checked orders to assure customer gets what they ordered.
            5. Learned the catering menu and answered all questions concerning ingredients used and how each item is prepared. 
            6. Prepared appropriate food, hot, cold, in a timely fashion.
            7. Responsible for cleaning equipment and keeping the work area in a sanitary condition.
          Years of Experience
          Experience
          7-10 Years
          Experience Level
          Level
          Management
          Education
          Education
          Culinary Arts