Culinary Director Resume Samples

A Culinary Director takes charge of overseeing the overall targets, goals, management, and operations of the food establishment. The duties related to this role are listed on the Culinary Director Resume as – establishing the menu, hiring chefs and other workers; planning budgets, determining the changes to be made in the menu items; overseeing the creation and preparation of food; developing recipes, and design menu; monitoring and managing food costs, finding ways to minimize food waste; locating and communicating with vendors; ordering supplies and equipment; ensuring food safety, health and nutrition; and managing the overall performance of the culinary department.

To manage and direct the menu and the manpower, these directors require the help of following skills – a high level of culinary skills including menu creation, food preparation, and food and labor cost management; customer service skills; and leadership skills preferably in culinary or hospitality management. Preferred education includes a culinary arts degree and several years of work experience.

Culinary Director Resume example

Culinary Director Resume

Summary : Culinary Director professional with over 18 years in front and back-of-house operations. Demonstrated team builder with excellent leadership skills. Over the past ten years I managed a senior living community restaurant with a budget. It was open 12 hours/day and in addition to an extensive fixed menu and monthly special events, we prepared Six +specials daily, 365 days/year.

Skills : Strong Customer Relations, Team Work, Managing Skill.

Description :

    1. Responsible for all daily operations related to nutrition, Staff supervisor, menu planning, Sanitation, staff training, budget.
    2. Prepared all food according to the established menu.
    3. Insured proper preparation, portioning, and serving of food following standardized recipes.
    4. Willingly assumed responsibility for total kitchen operations in the absence of the Culinary Director and handles all situations in the kitchen according to established policy and procedures.
    5. Always followed departmental procedures including sanitation, safety, and cleaning schedules
    6. Always followed proper cleaning procedures and storage of all dishes
    7. Insured all food stored in the refrigerator, freezer, and dry storage are properly labeled and dated.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              10+ Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Senior
              Education
              Education
              BS In Culinary


              Culinary Director Resume

              Objective : Culinary Director with 2 years of experience in Collaborating with senior management to create culinary excitement and reinforce critical brand/merchandise introductions in top tier Bloomingdale's Home Store.

              Skills : Coordinating Skills, Communication Skills, Multitasking.

              Description :

                1. Managed a department of sixteen employees Recruit, select, hire, and evaluate Food and Nutrition Staff Provide on-the-job training of new associates.
                2. Managed all aspects of the dietary department.
                3. Responsible for all ordering following PPD, all scheduling of staff Update job flows In-service Staff.
                4. Responsible for all aspects of maintaining the proper function of the kitchen Monitor food service operations to ensure conformance to nutritional.
                5. Responsible for all ordering following PPD, all scheduling of staff Update job flows.
                6. Oversaw proper food handling and utilization of all foods to prevent contamination, increase the quality, and reduce the cost.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Junior
              Education
              Education
              BS In Culinary


              Culinary Director Resume

              Objective : As a Culinary Director, responsible for Preparing and coordinating food for special event and activities. Experience in Developing, monitoring and maintaining quality standards for the storage, preparation presentation of food.

              Skills : Planning Skills, MS Office, Supervising Skills, Implementation Skills.

              Description :

                1. Oversaw the department's daily functions.
                2. Implemented changes to menus.
                3. Maintained a file of tested standard recipes Process diet changes and new diets as received from nursing services.
                4. Supervised and participated in food preparation for meals.
                5. Planned and provided catering services within the health campus.
                6. Interviewed residents or family members, as necessary, to obtain a diet history.
                7. Ensured dining areas are properly set and maintained.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              MS In Hospitality

              Culinary Director Resume

              Objective : To obtain a Culinary Director position with a company that promotes personal growth as well as upward mobility that can benefit from my experience, capabilities, and initiative in the food and beverage, nutrition and hospitality industries.

              Skills : Customer Service, Customer Relations, Office Management, Operations Management, Hospitality, Microsoft Office Suite, Administrative Assistant, Administrative Duties, Administrative , Customer Service , Supply Chain.

              Description :

                1. Responsible for maintaining all brand menu and culinary standards during operation.
                2. Created new menu recipes in alignment with the Municipality guidelines for restaurant nutritional criteria.
                3. Successfully opened four restaurant locations in Dubai/Abu Dhabi and ensured all food, beverage, and small ware items were delivered on time and according to the Franchisor's specifications.
                4. Created seasonal menus in agreement with the taste palates of the local residents in UAE.
                5. Sourced local suppliers to maintain food quality requirements while reducing food costs without sacrificing food caliber.
                6. Prepared special menus for large parties, catering events, and conferences according to the guest's needs.
                7. Reconciled all food, beverage, and small ware stock on hand.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              High School Diploma

              Culinary Director Resume

              Summary : Over 10+ years of Culinary Director experience Ability to communicate complex concepts in simple terms to executive team Skilled in kitchen strategies Innovative and energetic Strong leadership and communications skills Extensive experience with creative menus and plating.

              Skills : Management Skills, Customer Service, Assisting Skills.

              Description :

                1. Developed department budget in conjunction with the General Manager and the Financial Manager Analyze department profits and profit margins of 55M annual revenue.
                2. Ensured all products and displays are merchandised effectively to maximize sales and profitability.
                3. Developed strategies to improve customer service, drive store sales and increase profitability.
                4. Ensured customer needs are met, complaints are resolved, and service is quick and efficient.
                5. Forecasted staffing needs and develops a recruiting strategy to provide optimal staffing in all areas.
                6. Ensured that department equipment is in good working order.
                7. Developed new systems and strategies for new businesses.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              10+ Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Senior
              Education
              Education
              High School Diploma

              Culinary Director Resume

              Objective : Culinary Director with 2 years of experience in Maintaining all food service department standards and requirements. and also experience in Developing and implementing sanitation schedules for production areas, equipment. Responsible for Developing and implementing a safety program to ensure proper working conditions and use of equipment,etc.

              Skills : Microsoft Word, Customer Service , Multitasking, Attention To Detail.

              Description :

                1. Helped to keep the kitchen running smoothly and efficiently.
                2. Helped to make sure the food is consistent and hot and also up to food safety standards.
                3. Directed oversight of culinary program operations that include corporate team building events, public and private instruction, on and off-site catering.
                4. Daily, cleaned all food service equipment, kitchen, and food storage areas.
                5. Coordinated the work of food service workers.
                6. Always responded promptly and courteously to the residents request for assistance including phone calls and requests from family and friends.
                7. Communicated effectively in a language that each resident is capable of understanding.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        2-5 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Junior
                        Education
                        Education
                        GED

                        Culinary Director Resume

                        Objective : Seeking a Culinary Director position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer rewarding work environment along with winning team, etc.

                        Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Sales, Management, Cooking, Operations Management, Procurement, Marketing.

                        Description :

                          1. Currently managed the daily operations and scheduling of the kitchen, deli, and catering department with 13 staff members.
                          2. Handled all of the HR-related tasks from placing ads for employment to the interview, hiring, and scheduling training.
                          3. Responsible for quarterly evaluations, approval of raises, and dismissal of an employee.
                          4. Responsible for developing relationships with vendors Researching and sourcing of organic/local ingredients and developing menus using them.
                          5. Worked with staff to create and develop new products for retail.
                          6. Maintained production logs, waist logs and inventory Ordering and processing of invoices for three departments Successfully stay within budget while managing the production of very high-quality organic food/products Involved in the promotion of my department through advertising and network marketing.
                          7. Always practiced good body mechanics and safe working habits.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        2-5 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Executive
                        Education
                        Education
                        GED

                        Culinary Director Resume

                        Objective : As Culinary Director, responsible for supervising and preparing all food in accordance with resident dietary needs and preferences. Experience in Maintaining a strict budget of food and labor costs, and sanitation standards, etc.

                        Skills : Excel, Food/labor Cost Analysis, Management Skills.

                        Description :

                          1. Managed all culinary aspects of the operation to include oversight of all front and back of house personnel.
                          2. Planned menus, monitor and control food, labor, and a range of operational costs.
                          3. Developed and implemented SOPs and practice GMPs.
                          4. Established safety programs and collaborate with local regulatory agencies to provide safe workplace practices.
                          5. Ensured appropriate recipes, merchandising and administrative tools are utilized to effectively manage all processes.
                          6. Conducted effective manager, associate, and safety meetings.
                          7. Utilized best practices in recruiting, training, and evaluating sales representatives for local strategic planning and product development; hire staff for all FOH and BOH operational requirements.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        2-5 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Executive
                        Education
                        Education
                        High School Diploma

                        Culinary Director Resume

                        Summary : Over 22 years of experience in the Culinary Director. Persistent and goal oriented in Food, Pastry & Baking, Quality control and management, A proven and positive leader who leads by example. Team player who is mission oriented and strives to excel. Continuously looking for grater challenges and opportunities.

                        Skills : Management Skills, Communication Skills, Interpersonal Skill.

                        Description :

                          1. Created weekly menus for resident meals & monthly events.
                          2. Adhered to company and state regulations for safety and sanitation policy and procedures.
                          3. Can effectively followed written and verbal instructions.
                          4. Modified all kitchen training materials as well as menu cards/guidelines to ensure proper staff training.
                          5. Costed all menu items and features to ensure proper profit margins are achieved within the company and restaurant brands.
                          6. Participated in maintaining records of the resident's food likes and dislikes Visit residents periodically to evaluate the quality of meals served, likes and dislikes, and other information.
                          7. Supervised and oversee the entire operation of the dept. Scheduling, ordering, cooking training everything that goes with the job.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        10+ Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Senior
                        Education
                        Education
                        BS In Culinary

                        Culinary Director Resume

                        Objective : As a Culinary Director with 2 years of experience in delivering effective culinary training programs. Responsible for Providing supervision and training for all culinary service staff members, etc.

                        Skills : Food Service Management, Dietetics And Nutrition.

                        Description :

                          1. Experienced Culinary Director of a 207 bed, Continuing Care Retirement Community's culinary department.
                          2. Responsible for providing exceptional operational management, nutritional services, and catering to each of the four areas within the community: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, and Memory Care.
                          3. Responsible for all matters concerning the facility's and the culinary department's standards of operations; such as administration and management, patient nutritional assessments/care plans / MDS, departmental sanitation and safety compliance and inspections, food production.
                          4. Assisted the Facility Administrator, Director of Nursing, and Dietary Consultant in communicating and assisting the residents and families in matters of nutritional standards, resident's safety, corporate compliances, and standards of operations.
                          5. Managed 2 Foodservice Supervisors and 25 FTE's.
                          6. Always demonstrated a positive and respectful attitude with residents, families, visitors, associates, and management.
                          7. Prepared appropriate special diets to meet residents' needs.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            2-5 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Junior
                            Education
                            Education
                            BS In Culinary