Culinary Specialist Resume Samples

A Culinary Specialist is basically a specialized professional responsible for providing food services to various government agencies from state presidents to navy admirals. The major areas of roles and responsibilities shouldered by these professionals are listed on the Culinary Specialist Resume as follows – creating menus, overseeing operations in dining facilities; allocating budgets, maintaining records, accommodating special requests; keeping a record of food supplies and financial budgets, and ensuring food items are stored at correct temperatures.

Those interested in this field must focus on such job assets as – knowledge of proper procedures of food preparation and handling; familiarity with correct sanitary conditions, excellent cooking skills, ability to work under pressure, and time management skills. Successful resumes display a degree in the field of Culinary Arts or its equivalent. Extended experience as a cook is as well required.

 

Culinary Specialist Resume

Summary : Prepared over 400 individual meal portions for a crew size over 300 while providing quality customer service, along with maintaining ships compartment, decks, deck machinery, equipment, special watches, fire security, and member of gun crews and damage control parties. Frequently recognized for hard work ethic.

Skills : Detail Oriented, Food Service Prep, Decision Making, Training/Mentoring, Coordination, Food Safety, Production, Critical Thinking, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Supervision Fostered a positive working environment by unselfishly sharing knowledge and work practice experience with senior, peers and subordinate personnel.
    2. Substituted for or assisted other line cooks during emergencies or rush periods.
    3. Set and communicated goals and associated tasks, and created a culture of high performance and mutual respect, as well as leveraged resources, data and tools to make informed decisions.
    4. Supervised the procurement and storage of food and supplies.
    5. Planned work schedules and assigned duties to maintain adequate staff for effective performance of activities and response to fluctuating workloads; Created growth opportunities for high potential employees and assisted with career development.
    6. Training/Safety Consistently trained and managed Food service Specialist newly assigned to dining facility and achieved significant improvements in their productivity.
    7. Maintained a clean and sanitary work station area including tables, shelves, grills, broilers, fryers, pasta cookers, sauteing burners, convection oven, flat top range and refrigeration equipment.
    8. Inspected supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure efficiency and conformance to set standards.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma


Sr. Culinary Specialist Resume

Headline : Talent for quickly adapting to new procedures and environments. Diplomatic and tactful in professional and non-professionals environments. Demonstrated history of commitment, flexibility and enthusiasm to learn. Poised and competent with demonstrated ability to easily transcend cultural differences.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Type 45 Wpm, Cooking/Prep, fitness, floor waxing.

Description :

    1. Operated and managed Navy high-volume dining facilities and staff; fed and accommodated over 600 Navy personnel.
    2. Lead and directed the culinary team to ensure excellent service was provided for military personnel.
    3. Monitored control costs, including product line variance, customer service, food safety and quality, cleanliness, sanitation, and maintenance of the facility.
    4. Knowledgeable of the causes and transmission method of food borne diseases and the relationship to safe temperatures, storage, and preparation.
    5. Applied advanced service techniques; applied advanced culinary techniques; established work schedules and serving line procedures.
    6. Achieved projected profit and loss objectives through effective budget management techniques and monitoring.
    7. Modified menu and preparation methods to meet forecasts; supervised personnel, food and beverage service, and operated specialized food service equipments.
    8. Experienced in front office management, front office procedures, guest services, accounting and audit procedures, and basic housekeeping functions.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.S. In Culinary Arts


Jr. Culinary Specialist Resume

Headline : 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. Former military professional seeks role in operations management. Successful at building strategic partnerships and alliances and spearheading business relationships to achieve beneficial outcomes. Extraordinary leader and problem solver looking to transition from a successful career in the military to the civilian sector.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service Skills.

Description :

    1. Supervision As administrative office manager assigned duties, responsibilities, and work stations to employees according to work requirements.
    2. Fostered a positive working environment by unselfishly sharing knowledge and work practice experience with senior, peers and subordinate personnel.
    3. Maintained the organization of documents, the office, and the cash.
    4. Training/Safety Trained and managed all Culinary Specialist newly assigned to dining facility administrative department in the use of Microsoft office, scheduling, data tracking, filing, cash handling, and reports to achieve significant improvements in their productivity.
    5. Regulated proper hygiene and sanitation methods in accordance with local, state and federal guidelines.
    6. Evaluated work performance and organizational skills.
    7. Ensured all criteria were met prior to the arrival of state and federal health inspectors; which resulted in being recognized as a first-class dining facility.
    8. Ensured all documents, files, data, and cash handling were in accordance with local, state and federal guidelines.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Phlebotomy Technician

Culinary Specialist III Resume

Summary : Provides leadership, Instruction and supervision up to but not limited to 7 - 25 personnel. Decreased kitchen deficiencies by 10% in a 3 year period. Consistently recognized for excellent leadership, initiative, and attention to detail.

Skills : Automotive Technology, Engine Building, All Around Forced Induction Systems.Diagnostic Skills. Basic Fundamentals Of An Engine.

Description :

    1. Supervised and serviced up to but not limited of field food service equipment resulting in 0 failed foodservice missions in a 4 year period.
    2. Implemented new repetitive structure that led to fellow co-workers desires to progress in their careers.
    3. Food preparation, Mass facility feeding and gourmet cuisine cooking, kitchen inspections and cooks mount hygiene inspections.
    4. Maneuvering shifts of up to but not limited to 25 personnel in repetitively fast pace stressful environments while upholding kitchen as well as food safety standards.
    5. Expertly managed development of shift schedules, requisition forms, and deposit summaries.
    6. Recognized for my dedication to Food/ Customer service.
    7. Communicated effectively with a diverse population.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Certification

Culinary Specialist II Resume

Headline : Highly successful personnel whom has 5 years of experience providing leadership to 9 personnels, also constantly bending, standing, squatting, and carrying heavy items for long periods of time. Proficient in counting and recording numbers. Effective Guard, patrol, or monitor premises to prevent theft, violence, or infractions of rules. Performed duties in different toxic environments and exposure to unpredictable weather conditions.

Skills : Culinary Specialist, Military, Customer Service, Cooking.

Description :

    1. Supervision Assigned duties, responsibilities, and work stations to employees according to work requirements.
    2. Fostered a positive working environment by unselfishly sharing knowledge and work practice experience with senior, peers and subordinate personnel.
    3. Substituted for or assisted other line cooks during emergencies or rush periods.
    4. Training/Safety Trained and managed 7 Food service Specialist newly assigned to dining facility and achieved significant improvements in their productivity.
    5. Maintained a clean and sanitary work station area including tables, shelves, grills, broilers, fryers, pasta cookers, sauteing burners, convection oven, flat top range and refrigeration equipment.
    6. Inspected supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure efficiency and conformance to set standards.
    7. Regulated proper hygiene and sanitation methods in accordance with local, state and federal guidelines.
    8. Evaluated prepared food products, detected deficiencies and directed corrective action.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Culinary Specialist I Resume

Objective : Energetic professional with a blend of creativity, Works well as a dynamic leader in high-pressure settings. Motivated, focused as well as superior communication and leadership skills.

Skills : Customer Service, First Aid, Fast Learner, Microsoft Word.

Description :

    1. Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.Managed kitchen staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, supervising, evaluating and enforcing discipline when necessary.
    2. Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
    3. Maintained a skilled kitchen staff by properly coaching, counseling and disciplining employees.
    4. Developed menus, pricing and special food offerings to increase revenue and customer satisfaction.
    5. Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, food storage, use of kitchen equipment and utensils, sanitation and safety issues.
    6. Ensured all staff understood expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily kitchen work.
    7. Led shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Business Administration

Culinary Specialist/Analyst Resume

Objective : Culinary Specialist versed in customer support in high call volume environments. Superior computer skills and telephone etiquette.

Skills : Microsoft office and word, Bloodborne Pathogens training, CLIA waived testing, verbal and written skills, Typing.

Description :

    1. Tracked and filed administrative paperwork and personnel folders.
    2. Added new material to file records and created new records.
    3. Mastery of customer service management systems and databases.
    4. Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
    5. Maintained smooth and timely operations in preparation and delivery of meals and kitchen sanitation.
    6. 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.
    7. Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces when beginning a new task to avoid cross-contamination.
    8. Cooked and served food and meals in accordance with planned menus, diet plans, recipes, portions, temperature control procedures and facility policies.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Lead Culinary Specialist Resume

Summary : Seeking a challenging opportunity where I will be able to utilize my strong organizational skills and ability to work well with people, which will allow me to grow personally and professionally. Self-motivated and able to work both independently and as collaborative team member.

Skills : Conflict Resolution, Experienced in patrol procedures, Surveillance, Controlling access to restricted areas.

Description :

    1. Played a key role in the preparation and development of over 6,600 meals daily.
    2. Responsible for the accountability and inventory of over 80 line items, managed 8 personnel in daily activity of facilities management.
    3. Showed exceptional organizational skills, worked independently, and maintained a clean work space.
    4. Operated a computer system that calculated and marked prices, and determined weights of merchandise.
    5. Trained and mentored over 35 team members and work efficiently with others in a fast pace environment.
    6. Planned, prepared and served meals using standard military recipes.
    7. Conducted sanitation inspections and helped coordinate special food service events.
    8. Established and maintained clean and comfortable "home" environments by performing cleaning duties including vacuuming, cleaning windows, dusting, and bathrooms.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Associate Culinary Specialist Resume

Objective : 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. Former military professional seeks role in operations management.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel, Auto Claims, Customer Service, Insurance, Call Center, Sales.

Description :

    1. Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
    2. Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
    3. Maintained a skilled kitchen staff by properly coaching, counseling and disciplining employees.
    4. Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, food storage, use of kitchen equipment and utensils, sanitation and safety issues.
    5. Ensured all staff understood expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily kitchen work.
    6. Led shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.
    7. Regularly interacted with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
    8. Maintained smooth and timely operations in preparation and delivery of meals and kitchen sanitation.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Culinary Specialist/Supervisor Resume

Objective : Expertise in conducting daily inventory checks, scheduling maintenance. An outstanding ability to pay attention to details. Comfortable interacting with multiple levels of organization and customer relations. Safety minded and a strong communicator.

Skills : Forklift Operator, Customer Service, Hospitality, Housekeeping, Military, Cooking, Mechanic, HVAC service Techinican.

Description :

    1. Confer with customers by telephone or in person to provide information about products or services, take or enter orders, cancel accounts, or obtain details of complaints.
    2. Determine charges for services requested, collect deposits or payments, or arrange for billing.
    3. Wipe tables or seats with dampened cloths or replace dirty tablecloths.
    4. Set tables with clean linens, condiments, or other supplies.
    5. Scrape and stack dirty dishes and carry dishes and other tableware to kitchens for cleaning.
    6. Clean up spilled food or drink or broken dishes and remove empty bottles and trash.
    7. Perform serving, cleaning, or stocking duties in establishments, such as cafeterias or dining rooms, to facilitate customer service.
    8. Maintain adequate supplies of items such as clean linens, silverware, glassware, dishes, or trays.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Culinary Arts

Culinary Specialist/Executive Resume

Summary : Seeking a respectable management position in the hospitality/customer service industry where I can further my knowledge, talents and abilities.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Customer Service, Management Skills, Storage.

Description :

    1. Directly supervised 26 food service workers.
    2. Assisted in planning and pricing quarterly cycle menus.
    3. Managed accounts receivable/payable and prepared spreadsheets to follow food cost that ensured business profit.
    4. Night kitchen manager, ensuring the timely preparation of quality meals for restaurant patrons during dinner hours.
    5. Planned numerous catered functions serving dignitaries to include Mayors, Senators, Naval Admirals and Vice President's Staff.
    6. Managed a $30 thousand food inventory with 100% accountability and accuracy.
    7. Monitored waste management to lower food cost by 30% ensuring further profit for the establishment.
    8. Prepared all food orders from vendors such as SYSCO and US Foods Attended various food shows to select newest ideas and products for the restaurant menu.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Business Administration

Culinary Specialist Resume

Objective : Currently searching for a job of where i can either use my previous skills in the army. Or where I can expand on what I have learned during my time and sustain or improve these previous qualities.

Skills : Computer, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards in work areas.
    2. Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils.
    3. Verify that prepared food meets requirements for quality and quantity.
    4. Cook and package batches of food, such as hamburgers and fried chicken, which are prepared to order or kept warm until sold.
    5. Prepare specialty foods such as pizzas, fish and chips, sandwiches, and tacos, following specific methods that usually require short preparation time.
    6. Operate large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers, or griddles.
    7. Read food order slips or receive verbal instructions as to food required by patron, and prepare and cook food according to instructions.
    8. Measure ingredients required for specific food items being prepared.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Criminal Justice