Cook Resume Samples

A skilled cook prepares delicious meals as per the menu, the cook also cooks a variety of dishes for the customers as per their taste and preference. A Cook Resume lists the following duties to be executed? setting up workstations, preparing ingredients like chopping and peeling vegetables, marinating, cutting meat and so on; cooking food, checking food, ensuring a good presentation of food by dressing it, ensuring food storage, checking the quality of food, monitoring stocks and ordering in case of shortages and keeping an orderly and sanitized workstation.

A professional cook is supposed to depict a plethora of skills such as? a good level of experience in cutting tools, bakeware, and cookware; knowledge of various cooking methods and procedures and the potential to follow sanitation procedures. While a high school diploma with practical experience is enough for this job, a degree from culinary school proves to have an upper hand.

Senior Cook Resume

Summary : Great Cook over 8 years of experience in the creation of mouthwatering dishes, specialized in dietary experience with health care/hospital setting, 40+ hours a week, cook's food in large quantities, serve safe certified 2009. An eager, professional committed chef who is passionate about great food, who when working in a kitchen always has a finger on the pulse, energetic, friendly creative self-driven professional. Team player who promotes easiness in the working environment.

Skills : Interpersonal Extremely Quick Learner, Management, Customer Service, Food Preparation

Description :

  • Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Managed kitchen staff by recruiting, selecting, hiring, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, supervising, evaluating and enforcing discipline when necessary.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Developed menus, pricing and special food offerings to increase revenue and customer satisfaction.
  • 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, recruitment, private dining, and catering.
  • Ensured all staff understood the expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily kitchen work.
  • Maintained smooth and timely operations in preparation and delivery of meals and kitchen sanitation.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Deli Clerk / Lead Cook Resume

Headline : Qualified Deli Clerk/Cook Lead, and customer rep with 5 plus years in fast-paced customer service and hospitality environments. Highly effective at anticipating and accommodating customer needs. Friendly, punctual and enthusiastic team player. Focused cook successful at multi-tasking and delivering prompt and friendly service to all customers. To obtain a position in which I can apply the several years' experience gained in the cooking industry as well as gain more knowledge and skills.

Skills : Creative Problem Solver, Forklift Operation, Quick Learner, OSHA Standards, Training & Development, Safety, HCPCS, Food Process

Description :

  • Prepared specialty foods such as pizzas and sandwiches, following specific methods that required quick prep time.
  • Prepared a variety of foods according to customers' orders or supervisors' instructions, following approved procedures.
  • Placed food trays over food warmers for immediate service or stored them in refrigerated storage cabinets.
  • Followed food safety procedures according to company policies and health and sanitation regulations.
  • Prepared quality products while maintaining proper food safety practices, portion control and presentation within service goal times.
  • Maintained a clean and safe environment, including in the kitchen, bathrooms, building exterior, parking lot, dumpster and sidewalk.
  • Cooked and packaged large batches of food that were prepared to order or kept hot until needed.
  • Immediately informed supervisors when supplies were low or if the equipment was not functioning properly.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School

Manager/Server/Cook Resume

Objective : Manager/Server/Cook with 4 years of experience maintaining a positive attitude and a great sense of humor during peak hours. Bringing a strong work ethic, interpersonal skills and customer service expertise. Willing to learn new products and ways of preparing food items. To obtain a position where I can utilize my honesty, dedication, problem-solving skills and optimistic personality, to enhance your company's goals and objectives.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Inventory, Customer Service, Cooking, Prepping, Heavy Lifting

Description :

  • Inspected and cleaned food preparation areas, such as equipment and work surfaces, or serving areas to ensure safe and sanitary food-handling practices.
  • Ensured food is stored and cooked at correct temperature by regulating the temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters.
  • Ensured freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items, and rotating stock.
  • Seasoned and cooked food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
  • Weighed, measured, and mixed ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
  • Portioned, arranged, and garnished food, and served food to waiters or patrons.
  • Observed and tested foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, or piercing them with utensils.
  • Washed, peeled, cut, and seeded fruits and vegetables to prepare them for consumption management.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
HS in High School


Prep/Line Cook Resume

Objective : Energetic, motivated Prep/Line Cook with a blend of passion and creativity for food and exceptional cooking skills. Works well as a leader or as a part of a dynamic team. To obtain full-time employment in a position where I can gain valuable work experience and contribute my own skills.

Skills : Safe Food Handling Procedures, Team Player, Beautiful Presentation Of Food, Follows Instructions, Strong Work Ethic, Assertive, Organized

Description :

  • Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, food storage, use of kitchen equipment and utensils, sanitation and safety issues.
  • 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.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches, and surfaces when beginning a new task to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Cooked and served food and meals in accordance with planned menus, diet plans, recipes, portions, temperature control procedures, and facility policies.
  • Prepared food for both retail and party guests according to tickets and or contract.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
AAS in Culinary Arts

Cook/Barista Resume

Headline : Quality-focused and efficient Cook/Barista adept at preparing and plating food in high energy, fast-paced kitchens. Line Cook with 6 plus 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.

Skills : Creative Problem Solver, Forklift Operation, Quick Learner, OSHA Standards, Asian, Latin, Italian Desserts

Description :

  • Enforced appropriate work-flow and quality controls for food quality and temperature.
  • Developed strategies to enhance catering and retail food service revenue and productivity goals.
  • Provided nutritious, safe, visually appealing, innovative and properly prepared and flavored food.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces, and salads.
  • Prepared for each shift by placing a clean cutting board and utensil bath at workstation.
  • Consistently tasted, smelled and observed all dishes to ensure they were visually appealing and prepared correctly.
  • Displayed a positive and friendly attitude towards customers and fellow team members.
  • Mixed, weighed and proofed ingredients in accordance with bakery recipes.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
General Education

Associate Cook Resume

Objective : Talented Associate Cook with outstanding ability and desire to adapt and complete projects in a fast-paced, agile environment. Seeking entry-level employment and internship opportunities within the fields of customer service and Hospitality. To obtain a position that allows me to utilize a strong set of interpersonal skills that would benefit a company as well as give a personal opportunity for growth.

Skills : Management, Customer Service, Training & Development, Safety, HCPCS, Food Process

Description :

  • Worked in the kitchen and was fully trained in every aspect of the kitchen.
  • Responsible for prep work, preparing food in advance as well as delegating responsibility to other cooks before, during, and after the dinner rush.
  • Cleaned floors to ceilings, including fridges, prep areas, and cooking stations.
  • Maintained cleanliness and presentation of stock room and production floor.
  • Investigated and resolved customer inquiries and complaints in a timely and empathetic manner.
  • Responsible for making sure all foods a temped at the desired temperature for serving.
  • Maintained a positive and professional approach with coworkers and customers.
  • Verified that the prepared food meets the company's standards, in terms of quality as well as quantity.
  • Applied the basics of cleaning and preparing the food areas, the utensils, and various cooking surfaces.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma

Line Cook/Pantry Chef Resume

Objective : Dedicated Line Cook/Pantry Chef motivated to maintain customer satisfaction and contribute to company success. Proven ability to establish rapport with clients and exceed their expectations. Reliable and driven, with strong time management also prioritization abilities. To obtain a position that will allow me to use my strong communication and organizational skills while enhancing my customer service background.

Skills : Fluent In Spanish Written And Spoken, Cooking, Server, Receptionist, Microsoft Office, Attention To Detail

Description :

  • Responsibilities include cleaning food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils.
  • Cooked the exact number of items ordered by each customer, working on several different orders simultaneously.
  • Prepared specialty foods following specific methods that usually require short preparation time.
  • Read food order slips or receive verbal instructions as to food required by patron, and prepare and cook food according to instructions.
  • Scheduled activities and equipment use with managers, using information about daily menus to help coordinate cooking times.
  • Prepared items required for work station according to instructions from the chef.
  • Charged with preparing all grilled foods, quality, presentation, and waste control.
  • Took necessary steps to meet customer needs and effectively resolve food or service issues recorded customer's orders and repeated them back in a clear, understandable manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Lead Cook Resume

Objective : Lead Cook with 3 years of experience in high volume, fast paced cooking. Strong ability to work in flexible shifts. Motivated, personable and a willingness to learn any new tasks and challenges. To obtain a position where my skills and experience can be put to use, and gain new experience that can help me become a better worker further along in my future.

Skills : Cooking, Server, Receptionist, Microsoft Office, Attention To Detail, Organization

Description :

  • Inspected food preparation and serving areas to ensure observance of safe, sanitary food-handling practices.
  • Seasoned and cooked food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
  • Portioned, arranged, and garnished food, and served food to waiters or patrons.
  • Prepare, season, and cook dishes such as soups, meats, vegetables in the restaurant.
  • Appropriately suggested additional items to the guest to increase restaurant sales, regularly checked on guests to ensure satisfaction with each food course and beverages.
  • Assisted guests with making menu choices in an informative and helpful fashion.
  • Ensured the accuracy and consistency of food quality inventory and multitasking.
  • Efficiently cooked orders based on established recipes, modifying as needed per guest requests.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Server And Cook Resume

Objective : Server And Cook with 3 years of experience in preparing, seasoning, and cooking a wide variety of meats, fish, side dishes, vegetables, breakfast dishes, fried foods, desserts, soups, salads, and salad dressings. Able to get food out in a timely manner. Able to handle the pressure of a rush and take constructive criticism. ServSafe Certified and able to train others in food safety.Seeking to work with an organization where my innovative ideas and skills are being utilized as well as enhanced.

Skills : Flexible & Organized, Ability To Lift 50+ Pounds, Strong Interpersonal, Microsoft Office, Basic Spanish, Inventory Management, Exceptional Customer Service

Description :

  • Followed all food sanitization guidelines and proper labeling and storage of food products.
  • Measured and assembled ingredients and prepared items according to recipes and menu specification.
  • Grilled, deep fried, baked, broiled, and microwaved raw and prepped foods as designated by the predetermined menu.
  • Carried pans, kettles, and trays of food to and from work stations, stove, and refrigerator.
  • Contributed to teamwork by training and helping co-workers, communicating needs to the supervisor and implementing feedback for improvement.
  • Cooked and packaged batches of food, such as hamburgers and fried chicken, which are prepared to order or kept warm until sold.
  • Performed defined work routines, using various cooking utensils, supplies, and equipment as assigned by the manager.
  • Trained new employees on company policies dealing with cleanliness, temperatures, recipes, and other company standards.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Senior Cook Resume

Summary : Personable and responsible Senior Cook with 10 +years in the food industry, production and customer service environments. Solid team player with an upbeat, positive attitude. Hardworking, highly motivated, resourceful and focused. Responsible, customer-service focused leader, motivated to maintain customer satisfaction and contribute to the company success.To obtain a mid-level position within a company where personal growth and advancement opportunities are both welcomed and encouraged.

Skills : Excellent Multi-tasker, Reliable, Hardworking, Sociable, Customer Service Focused, Courteous To All Customers And Able To Handle Stressful Situations

Description :

  • Preparing high-quality food items according to standardized recipes and instructions to meet production, delivery and service schedules.
  • Serving meals or preparing for delivery by using correct portioning, meeting outlined standards, ensuring that food is at the correct temperature and is attractive and tasty. Tastes all prepared food items.
  • Setting up stations and collect all necessary supplies to prepare menu for service.
  • Preparing a variety of foods; meat, seafood, poultry, vegetable, and cold food items.
  • Using food preparation tools in accordance with manufactures instructions.
  • Closing the kitchen correctly and follow the closing checklist for kitchen stations.
  • Making sure all storage areas are tidy and all products are stored appropriately.
  • Preparing specialty salads, salad dressings, and special food items for service.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associates Of Applied Science