Chef Manager Resume Samples

The job description entails working in restaurants, cafeteria, hotels, and other food establishments to oversee the operations and manage the employee and the kitchen. The Chef Manager is responsible for executing the following duties – taking order and inventory supplies, ensuring that the kitchen is stocked with fresh supplies, budgeting, arranging ingredients at affordable rates, scheduling, and training cooking staff, helping chef and other staff, arranging menu offerings, ensuring that the menus are on par with quality and standard, selecting and developing recipes, and coordinating all culinary activities.

The chef managers are expected to demonstrate intangible qualifications such as creative culinary skills, exceptional leadership skills, knowledge of purchasing, pricing policies and budgeting, the ability to save on soft costs like product waste and scheduling. The Chef Manager Resume should depict a degree in culinary studies.

 

Chef Manager Resume

Summary : Accomplished, talented and motivated culinary management specialist. Over 10 years of experience leading successful Business and Kitchen operations while simultaneously driving revenue. My skills include but are not limited to inventory and cost control, employee management, designing menus, planning and executing banquets. Extensive knowledge of various diets such as low-carb, low- fat, sodium restricted and vegan.

Skills : Culinary, Customer Service, Food, Wine, Serving.

Description :

    1. Food Service Operations Manager for two Corporate Accounts at multiple locations with up to 700 employees.
    2. Managed three-person team, $1,200 weekly purchasing budget and all aspects of daily operations including credit card/cash reconciliations and facilities maintenance.
    3. Drove operational improvements in key areas of inventory management, food costs and customer satisfaction.
    4. Earned the respect of senior executives and diverse staff at corporate accounts as temporary Chef, permanently replacing incumbent following a leave of absence after customers petitioned for retention.
    5. Decreased food costs from 47% to 37% with strict portion control, just-in-time ordering/inventory management and analyzing prior year data to effectively forecast sales.
    6. Leveraged strong vendor relationships to obtain early notice of promotional and seasonal ingredients, resulting in higher quality menus at a lower price point.
    7. Increased weekly food sales from $900 to $1,200 and up to $1,700 in peak weeks, by building relationships with patrons, establishing a reputation for fresh, great tasting food, and catering to a broad range of preferences and ethnicities.
    8. Developed catering and events department in an organization with a history of patronizing outside vendors; sold multiple events each month, ranging from executive dinners to companywide events for 500 employees.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
A.A. In Culinary Arts


Executive Chef Manager Resume

Summary : More than eighteen years of professional cooking and kitchen management experience. Exemplify leadership qualities and professionalism, backed by a consistent, verifiable record of achievement.

Skills : Chef.

Description :

    1. Directs daily operations of food production, including menu planning, purchasing, ordering, inventory and resources to perform their jobs and meet goals.
    2. Directs kitchen personnel engaged in preparing, cooking and serving food, and may assist as necessary.
    3. Oversees the preparation, portioning, garnishing, presentation and safe storage of food and solves menu problems.
    4. Ensures that kitchen, equipment, storage facilities and dining room are sanitary, neat and organized.
    5. Probes potential problems and apprises manager of status on resolution of problems or issues using appropriate Sodexo resource when necessary.
    6. Supervises day-to-day work activities by delegating authority, assigning and prioritizing activities and monitoring operation standards.
    7. Establish a safe work environment for employees by providing safety-related training and equipment maintenance Experience with Fresh Inspirations program as well 4 week menu cycle for retail and patient services according to sodexo standards.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Hospitality Management


Senior Chef Manager Resume

Summary : A motivational mentor with extensive leadership experience with emphasis on driving sales, superior quality standards and culinary excellence. Enthusiastic, knowledgeable and passionate about food and guest service, with a thorough understanding of kitchen operations and applications. Proven ability emphasizing exceptional guest service, maintaining a positive work environment that encourages a high level of Team Member morale, training and development; all while abiding to the strictest standards of food safety and sanitation.

Skills : Microsoft.

Description :

    1. Accountable for the effective and efficient functions of Cafe and Catering operations within corporate guidelines.
    2. Recruited, trained, evaluated and guided the development of all levels of kitchen staff to provide the freshest and best food possible in accordance with Guckenheimer culinary standards.
    3. Delivered exceptional customer service by preparing seasonally driven, delicious food items consistently by adhering to all recipe standards.
    4. Produced daily menu production utilizing large batch cooking techniques in fully equipped food production kitchen.
    5. Administered purchasing, production and inventory levels to meet cost guidelines.
    6. Wrote weekly, seasonally driven menus that support sustainability utilizing local farmers and vendors.
    7. Maintained and managed cafe and kitchen environment by monitoring presentation and cleanliness.
    8. Advocated and executed stringent daily HACCP requirements.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Communication

Junior Chef Manager Resume

Objective : Hardworking and dedicated chef who enjoys helping others succeed. I've worked in restaurants, catering and senior living . Cooking and managing kitchens is a passion that proud to do .

Skills : Knife Handling, Garde Manger, Carving, Scratch Cooking, batch Cooking.

Description :

    1. Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
    2. Managed kitchen staff by recruiting, selecting, hiring, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, supervising, evaluating and enforcing discipline when necessary.
    3. Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
    4. Maintained a skilled kitchen staff by properly coaching, counseling and disciplining employees.
    5. Actively involved in cost control, sanitation, menu development, training, recruitment, private dining, and catering.
    6. Ensured all staff understood the expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily kitchen work.
    7. Lead shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications l Planned lunch, dinner and bar menus, as well as special menus for in-house special events and catering.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Culinary Arts

Chef Manager II Resume

Headline : Executive Chef with 15 plus years of experience cooking in corporate dining along with restaurant dining. Prior work as prep cook, line chef, and sous chef. Energetic culinary professional with a blend of creativity, passion for food and exceptional cooking skills. Works well as a dynamic leader in high-pressure settings. Expert in managing kitchen staff and preparing foods at reduced cost without compromising quality and taste.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel.

Description :

    1. Actively involved in cost control, sanitation, menu development, training, recruitment, private dining and catering.
    2. Ensured all staff understood expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily kitchen work.
    3. Led shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.
    4. Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, food storage, use of kitchen equipment and utensils, sanitation and safety issues.
    5. Developed menus, pricing and special food offerings to increase revenue and customer satisfaction.
    6. Maintained updated knowledge of local competition and restaurant industry trends.
    7. Maintained a skilled kitchen staff by properly coaching, counseling and disciplining employees.
    8. Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Chef Manager III Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Chef Manager with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Certified in First Aid and CPR.

Description :

    1. Oversees all food service operations for a military dining facility.
    2. Oversight of management of line staff and dishwashers, inventory, purchasing, pricing, food and staff budgeting.
    3. Ensures safety and cleanliness maintenance.
    4. Ensures all stations are set up according to standards and maintained throughout the shift with 100% accuracy.
    5. Responsible for the ordering/receiving, stocking and rotation of all kitchen product while maintaining a clean and safe work environment at all times Maintains professional grooming and appearance and acts as a role model according to established grooming and appearance policy.
    6. Responsible for ensuring that all services are provided to the agreed and expected quality at the agreed time.
    7. Ensures that proper procedures, temperatures, and time periods are adhered to during food preparation.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Chef Manager III Resume

Summary : Chef experienced in the food service industry from casino to military to senior living and hospital to school.

Skills : Experience in Word, Excel.

Description :

    1. Participate in and oversees the work of the food service staff and assures that all foodstuffs are prepared and cooked according to specified recipes and procedures.
    2. Cook and conduct quality assurance tests for all items.
    3. Supervises the work of all food service personnel.
    4. Plan menus, recipes, production quantities and leftover utilization.
    5. Coordinates hiring, training, scheduling, disciplining, evaluating and motivating kitchen service personnel.
    6. Confers with Director of Dining Services and Corporate Dietitian to ensure that menus and department policies conform with nutritional standards, government regulations, and internal procedures.
    7. Plans and coordinate daily cooking schedule and prepares production sheets in accordance with the daily menu, recipes, orders quantities, future days menu and time requirements.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
AS In Culinary Arts

Chef Manager I Resume

Objective : Dedicated Customer Service Professional with 10+ years of experience combining both management and customer service expertise in both the Hospitality and Inside Sales environment. I represent an establishment with a friendly, professional demeanor at all times. Looking for a position in Customer Service/Inside Sales in a fast growth company.

Skills : Cooking, Supervision, Inventory, Computer Skills, Ordering.

Description :

    1. Managed the successful function of a corporate cafeteria and catering operation.
    2. Monitored food preparation methods, portion sizes, garnishing, and food presentation.
    3. Ensures food is prepared and represented in an acceptable manner.
    4. Coordinated assignments of cooking personnel to ensure economical use of food and timely preparation.
    5. Monitored budgets and payroll records, and review financial transactions to ensure that expenditures are authorized and budgeted.
    6. Ordered, scheduled and received all food, beverage and equipment deliveries, checking delivery contents to verify product quality and quantity.
    7. Maintained food and equipment inventories, and kept inventory records.
    8. Planned menus and food utilization based on the anticipated number of guests, nutritional value, palatability, popularity, and costs.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate Of Arts

Chef Manager/Chef Supervisor Resume

Summary : Professionally-trained chef with extensive experience in varied food service settings; broad knowledge of culinary management and operations; creative, passionate and innovative culinarian; proven leader with documented success in back of house management, culinary staff development, and multi-faceted culinary operations.

Skills : Microsoft word, Excel.

Description :

    1. Delivered strong operational performance by executing Aramark's standards & polices.
    2. Monitored operations and completed assessments and necessary action plans to provide optimal food quality at meal time.
    3. Drove customer satisfaction with regular interaction with client and customers.
    4. Ensured compliance for food safety & sanitation over all.
    5. Trained and supervised staff; conducted daily meetings and managed employee performance of Food Service Supervisors & front line staff, regarding food presentation, quality and cost control.
    6. Managed process of purchasing, receiving, scheduling, inventory control and managing production under PRIMA production standards.
    7. Assisted in menu planning; pre-cost and post-cost.
    8. Provided Four Star catering service for public and private community events.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Management Certified

Catering Chef Manager Resume

Headline : Chef Manager possessing an innate skill in creating exceptional menu items and leads productive working environments that attract top-notch talent. Offering over 18 years experience in the Corporate food service industry, I'm focused on high standards for taste and quality, while maintaining profitable margins. Superior communication and leadership skills developed over time allow me to manage efficiently and effectively to inherently improve the level of overall site success.

Skills : Knife, food safety, inventory ordering, managing staff, creating menus that appeal to the public, large caterings.

Description :

    1. Planned and completed a cost analysis on all menus.
    2. Ordered all foods while avoiding unnecessary waste and deterioration of food.
    3. Controlled expenditures on food/materials, labor and equipment to stay inline with the departmental budget.
    4. Ensured that the department was fully compliant with all relevant food hygiene, health and safety regulations.
    5. Prepared, cooked and presented food to the highest standard in a clean, tidy, safe and pleasant environment.
    6. Ensured the day to day management of the catering staff while maintaining the professional standards in the catering services offered Addressed customer comments politely and ensured follow up action if necessary.
    7. Consistently sought and implemented ways of improving the quality and cost effectiveness of all food production.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Chef Manager/Chef Consultant Resume

Summary : An ambitious, creative, culinary enthusiast with an accomplished background in both profit and non-profit settings including CCRC, hospitals, restaurants and retail. Highly experienced in planning, operations, cost control, administration, staffing, and management. Extremely proficient with front and back of house activities.

Skills : Baking, Nutrition, Management.

Description :

    1. Managed 9 full time kitchen staff employees for private upscale CCRC handling daily food production and operations.
    2. Controlled ordering and budget expenses of $1.7MM annually.
    3. Maintained Health Department average score of 97 percent during tenure.
    4. Responsible for hiring and training of new kitchen staff.
    5. Designed and implemented a 5-week menu cycle for 500 residents including a mindful menu to promote healthier food options, weekly specials, catering, and special holiday menus.
    6. Developed recipes and nutritional analysis for medically supervised healthcare residents.
    7. Negotiated kitchen maintenance contract which decreased facility costs by $70K Key member of the dining service committee, which responds to resident concerns to improve overall quality and satisfaction.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Hospitality Management

Chef Manager Resume

Summary : Culinary professional with over two decades of high volume food service experience, combined with experience in the service industry. Currently responsible for leading all culinary operations in a high volume hospital account. Received high accolades for organizational skills, team building, and financial accountability.

Skills : Cooking.

Description :

    1. Maintained kitchen condition to standards exceeding health regulations.
    2. Handled all aspects of food service management including food costing, pricing, inventory management, and vendor relationship management.
    3. Participated in daily kitchen operations including food preparation and food service.
    4. Interacted with customers concerning food selections.
    5. Directed and participated in daily production of menu items and daily specials.
    6. Directed product purchasing, budget and menu development, sanitation management, training associates, scheduling, and ensuring customer satisfaction.
    7. Trained and mentored kitchen staff in daily job activities.
    8. Designed the kitchen from the ground up for maximum efficiency.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma