Chef Resume Samples

The chefs are responsible for preparing delicious meals for the customers. Do the other chef responsibilities include? setting up menus, preparing delicious dishes, studying recipes, delegating tasks to kitchen staff, setting up kitchen with needed cooking utensils, studying the recipe and gathering the necessary ingredients, informing about daily specials to the wait staff, presenting appealing plates, supervising cooks and assistants, modifying menu as per customers taste or request, monitoring food stock, experimenting new dishes, and checking freshness of food and food quality.

The Chef Resume should contain such skills as? chef expertise, hands-on experience in using all types of kitchen equipment, advanced knowledge of culinary, pastry and baking techniques; leadership skills, up-to-date knowledge of various cooking recipes and techniques, familiarity with sanitation rules and the ability to modify or make changes in cooking if anything goes wrong. Chef post typically needs a culinary degree with vast cooking experience.

Owner/Pastry Chef Resume

Objective : Owner/Pastry Chef with 3 years of experience in high-pressure culinary environments. Skilled in preparing large volumes of food quickly and efficiently. Seeking to use culinary skills and expertise to prepare a special variety of dishes in a professional, rewarding environment. To pursue my professional career in the Culinary field, being able to demonstrate my passion, creative skills, strong motivation and the desire to grow and develop.

Skills : Sous vide technique, High volume production capability, Strong butchery skills, Well-tuned palette, Contemporary sauce work, Focus on portion and cost control

Description :

  • Provided courteous and informative customer service in an open kitchen format.
  • Systematically tasted and smelled all prepared dishes, and observed color, texture, and garnishes.
  • Collaborated closely with the food and beverage director to conduct staff meetings and resolve service, product and personnel issues.
  • Consistently kept a clean and safe environment by adhering to all federal, state and local sanitation and safety requirements.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained the correct temperature of all food products.
  • Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with the kitchen team.
  • Consistently produced exceptional menu items that regularly garnered diners' praise.
  • Conducted daily inspections and maintained food sanitation and kitchen equipment safety reports.
  • Enforced appropriate work-flow and quality controls for food quality and temperature.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate Of Arts


Head Chef Resume

Summary : Head Chef with more than 9+ years of professional Culinary and Kitchen managing. Exemplify leadership qualities and professionalism, backed by a consistent, verifiable record of achievement. To strive to accomplish each goal within the time frames given and to assist my Co-workers to assure all goals are accomplished and successful.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Customer Service, Cooking, Strong Leadership, Organization, Supervisory , Customer-oriente

Description :

  • Directing the preparation, seasoning, and cooking of salads, soups, fish, meats, vegetables or other foods.
  • Planning and pricing menu items, orders supplies, and keep records and accounts.
  • Supervising and participating in cooking and baking and the preparation of foods.
  • Writing weekly schedules according to business and projected goals for labor dollars or percentages.
  • Using labor dollars and menu costing programs to price labor and food cost percentages.
  • Participating in checking of all purchased supplies for quality and account for each delivered item.
  • Cooking in quantity direct and coordinate food or beverage preparation, and monitoring worker performance.
  • Cooking meals, modifying work procedures or processing to meet deadlines and scheduling employee work hours.
  • Directing and coordinating activities of workers or staff use oral or written communication techniques.
  • Inspecting facilities or equipment for regulatory compliance.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS in Business Administration


Executive Chef Resume

Objective : A hardworking, passionate, resilient, and reliable Executive Chef with a deep desire for a challenge. Enjoys doing new things, mastering them, and then moving on to something new or better. A self- starter with the capabilities to work alone or in group environments. A strong problem-solving individual with the ability to work efficiently and in a fast-paced and demanding environment.

Skills : Management, Corporate Dining, Sever/waiter, Catering Experience, Setting Up Special Events, Nutrition Certification

Description :

  • Systematically tasted and smelled all prepared dishes, and observed color, texture, and garnishes.
  • Collaborated closely with the food and beverage director to conduct staff meetings and resolve service, product and personnel issues.
  • Consistently kept a clean and safe environment by adhering to all federal, state and local sanitation and safety requirements.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained the correct temperature of all food products.
  • Consistently produced exceptional menu items that regularly garnered diners' praise.
  • Regularly developed new recipes in accordance with consumer tastes, nutritional needs, and budgetary considerations.
  • Enforced appropriate work-flow and quality controls for food quality and temperature.
  • Conducted daily inspections and maintained food sanitation and kitchen equipment safety reports.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces, and salads.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate Of Arts

Pantry Chef And Line Cook Resume

Headline : Pantry Chef And Line Cook with 5+ years of experience in the Culinary arena. Carries passion in consistently producing and presenting vibrant and flavorful contemporary and modern cuisines as well as the desire to learn new and intriguing culinary concepts while helping to keep sanitation and cost standards in check. Seeking a Line Cook position where adept cooking and customer service skills are used effectively in contributing to the overall success of this establishment, its employees and myself. Preferably a fast paced environment where I will continue to learn and progress with your company.

Skills : Cash Register, Stocking, Customer Service, Cooking, Computer, Culinary, Management, Baking And Pastry, Consulting

Description :

  • Prepared food according to special and regular menus, ensured that food is fresh and prepare to the highest quality.
  • Maintained knowledge of all restaurant recipes to ensure food preparation is correct and of high quality.
  • Communicated regularly with on-coming staff and chef on duty to address issues and concerns.
  • Ensured that all food preparation is within health, safety and sanitation guidelines.
  • Prepared all food requested by the servers while ensuring proper quality and plate presentation.
  • Handled other duties as assigned skills used have the ability and experience to prepare quality variety dishes in the stipulated time.
  • Maintained kitchen in an assisted living facility to ensure it was in compliance with local, state and federal regulations.
  • Responsible to maintain clean and sanitary work and dining environment.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Culinary Arts

Senior Chef Resume

Summary : Energetic Senior Chef with a blend of creativity, passion for food and exceptional cooking skills. Works well as a dynamic leader in high-pressure settings. To work in an environment that will allow me to use my drive to ensure excellent customer service in an effective way, both internally and externally for the best representation of the company while gaining knowledge for an established advancement while also building a foundation and security within the company.

Skills : Safe Food Handling Procedures, Extensive Catering Background, Hospitality, And Service Industry, Excellent Attention To Detail, Highly Dependable

Description :

  • Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines for an extremely high volume kitchens.
  • Managed kitchen staff verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards for the resort.
  • Developed menus, pricing, and special food offerings for guests seasonally.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, food storage, use of kitchen equipment and utensils, sanitation and safety issues.
  • Actively involved in cost control, sanitation, menu development, training, regularly interacted with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
  • Maintained smooth and timely operations in preparation and delivery of meals and kitchen sanitation.
  • Properly labeled and stored all raw food ingredients including produce, meat, fish, poultry, dairy and dry goods in the appropriate storage room, walk-in refrigerator, freezer or cooler.
  • Expertly managed 50+ staff and maintained appropriate staffing levels throughout shifts.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate Of Arts

Sous Chef Resume

Objective : Passionate and results-driven Sous Chef, offering comprehensive experience in food preparation, culinary management, methods, and techniques. Diverse experience in restaurants, resorts, hotel, and gaming environments. To be a part of a growing company committed to excellence, delivering an exceptional dining experience to every guest, all while maintaining a rewarding and fun work environment for their Team Members.

Skills : Menu Research Development, Food Cost Analysis, Budget Planning & Adherence, Food Safety & Sanitation, Inventory Management

Description :

  • Comprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Inspected kitchens to observe food preparation quality and service, food appearance and cleanliness of production and service areas.
  • Enhanced and maintained the central standardized recipe and ingredient repository, including nutritional and cost information.
  • Maintained smooth and timely operations in preparation and delivery of meals and kitchen sanitation.
  • Correctly operated all kitchen equipment, including ovens, fryers, sheeters, scales, and mixers.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces, and salads.
  • Consistently produced exceptional menu items that regularly garnered diners' praise.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained the correct temperature of all food products.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Staff Chef Resume

Objective : A calm, pleasant, helpful and hardworking Staff Chef who has a passion for great food and who enjoys cooking amazing dishes. An experienced and talented personal chef skilled at preparing professional meals for a variety of tastes. Has proven to make great food that will have people wanting more. Currently looking for a suitable position within a company that wants to recruit talented and enthusiastic individuals.

Skills : Cooking, Customer Service, Bilingual Spanish, Culinary Experience, Forklift Certified

Description :

  • Planned menus and created recipes, enforced nutrition, safety, and sanitation standards, and controlled the preparation and presentation of menu items to ensure that quality standards are rigorously and consistently maintained.
  • Operated a large-volume cooking equipment grills and fryers maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards.
  • Provided excellent quality customer service to the guest to ensure an enjoyable dining experience.
  • Maintained federal, state and local food sanitation and safety standards.
  • Supervised other staff and provide training and orientation to new staff.
  • Provided services to customers such as order placement of any their needs.
  • Interacted with customers to maintain a good relationship and made sure they are happy with the food and service.
  • Ensured all the food produced is of the very highest standard and delicious.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certificate

Head Chef/Kitchen Manager Resume

Objective : Clam, pleasant, hardworking, Energetic Head Chef/Kitchen Manager with a blend of creativity, passion for food and exceptional Cooking skills. Great Customer Service experience. Chef with 4 plus years of experience cooking in different environments. To become a head chef or Kitchen Manager in the food service industry.

Skills : Food Presentation, Self Motivated, Good Communicator, Strong Attention To Safe Food Handling Procedures, Determined To Learn, Extensive Catering Background, Food Presentation

Description :

  • Bringing on classics like chicken waffles and Philly style cheese steaks, but also having the ability to give our guest new and exciting flavors in the weekly and daily specials board.
  • Preparing food items, receiving and delivering quality products to the restaurant from the supply warehouse in a timely manner.
  • Purchasing adequate quantities of necessary restaurant items, including food, beverages, equipment and supplies.
  • Assisting with guest inquiries, take-out orders, and restaurant cleanliness.
  • Cooking and serving food and meals in accordance with planned menus, diet plans, recipes, portions, temperature control procedures, and facility policies.
  • Planning and directing food preparation during breakfast, lunch, and other culinary events as directed by the executive chef.
  • Cooking the exact number of items ordered by each customer, working on several different orders simultaneously.
  • Planning and preparing food for parties, holiday meals, luncheons, special functions, and another social event.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

District Executive Chef Resume

Summary : Customer Focused District Executive Chef, aimed at preparing exquisite dishes that impress diners. Dedicated and result-oriented Manager with a history of proven success in high-volume, fast-paced restaurant, cafe, and retail operations. To work, prepare and execute all responsibilities in the kitchen at the highest level as a skilled culinary professional.

Skills : Customer Service, Management, Forklift Operator, Mathematics, Cooking, Preparing Menu, Managing, Ordering Food, In-service

Description :

  • Developing popular daily specials with personally sourced ingredients for broiler and saute stations.
  • Collaborating with other personnel to plan and developing recipes or menus, taking into account such factors as seasonal availability of ingredients or the likely number of customers.
  • Ordering or requisition food or other supplies needed to ensure efficient operation.
  • Preparing and cooking foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
  • Estimating the amounts and costs of required supplies, such as food and ingredients.
  • Supervising or coordinating activities of cooks or workers engaged in food preparation.
  • Monitoring sanitation practices to ensure that employees follow standards and regulations.
  • Checking the quality of raw or cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

General Manager/Executive Chef Resume

Summary : Courteous and respectful General Manager/Executive Chef with 14+ years of extensive experience in menu development, food preparation, and culinary staff management. Exceptional food preparation and staff supervision skills and ability to strengthen kitchen operations. Well versed in handling food inventory and ordering supplies. An extensive cooking knowledge, prolific in making sauces, soups, and creating original entrees and appetizers. Great knowledge of meat and fish fabrication. To obtain a permanent position in the Culinary field by applying my Determination, Desire, and Skills.

Skills : Sautee, Expediting, Broiling, Ovens, Bartending, Banquet Serving, Kitchen Manager, Baking, Dishwashing, Prepping

Description :

  • Positively engaged with customers, offering menu information, providing suggestions and showing genuine appreciation for their business.
  • Properly labeled and stored all raw food ingredients including produce, meat, fish, poultry, dairy and dry goods in the appropriate storage room, walk-in refrigerator, freezer or cooler.
  • Maintained smooth and timely operations in preparation and delivery of meals and kitchen sanitation.
  • Led shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.
  • Developed menus, pricing and special food offerings to increase revenue and customer satisfaction.
  • Managed kitchen staff by recruiting, selecting, hiring, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, supervising, evaluating and enforcing discipline when necessary.
  • Received and examined foodstuffs and supplies to ensure that quality and quantity meets, established standards and specifications.
  • Ensured compliance to food safety, sanitation, and overall workplace safety standards at all levels.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
High School Diploma