First Cook Resume Samples

The First Cook or the Head Cook is accountable for planning, directing, and coordinating all tasks related to cooking activities. The job description entails estimating food requirements, labor costs; demonstrating new equipment, preparing and cooking special foods and ensuring food and portion control. Other duties that can be typically seen on the First Cook Resume are – checking and verifying the raw food quality before it is being prepared, planning menus and recipes for the day, assisting with food preparation and delegating work schedule, implementing food hygiene standards and training newly recruited cooks.

Those looking to pursue a career in this culinary line must depict on the resume these skills and abilities – experience in menu planning and cooking; food presentation and decorating skills, in-depth knowledge of culinary measurements, stock rotation and inventory management; familiarity with kitchen operations and associated machinery or tools; and knowledge of proper temperature for cooking and food storage. A Culinary degree is mandatory for this occupation.

First Cook Resume example

First Cook Resume

Summary : Seeking a challenging position within a progressive organization to fully utilize acquired skills and experience to contribute to organization productivity and offer opportunities.

Skills : Cleaning, Cooking.

Description :

    1. Received food ingredients and supplies from the main kitchen and pantry as required for daily operations.
    2. Reviewed production schedule to determine food requirements including variety and quantity of food for preparation.
    3. Seasoned and prepared a wide variety of foods such as vegetables, fruits, meats, soups, salads, and cereals in accordance with prescribed recipes.
    4. Sliced, ground, and cooked meats and vegetables using a full range of cooking methods.
    5. Carved and displayed meats, vegetables, fruits, and salads; replenish service lines as necessary.
    6. Prepared and baked simple pastries and rolls, and to assemble supplies and equipment needed for daily cooking activities.
    7. Recorded inventory of supplies and order stock from the main storeroom; estimated daily and weekly requirements and replenished items.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Certificate


First Cook II Resume

Headline : Worked in small diners to hotel kitchens, know small and large quantity cooking, baking, inventory, ordering, kitchen sanitation, prep and proper food storage.

Skills : Line Cook, Banquet cook, Breakfast Cook lunch.

Description :

    1. Determined how food should be presented, and create decorative food displays.
    2. Inspected supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure conformance to established standards.
    3. Instructed cooks and other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, and presentation of food.
    4. Monitored sanitation practices to ensure that employees follow standards and regulations.
    5. Ordered or requisition food and other supplies needed to ensure efficient operation.
    6. Prepared and cook foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
    7. Supervised and coordinate activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation.
    8. Collaborated with other personnel to plan and develop recipes and menus, taking into account such factors.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


First Cook III Resume

Summary : Experienced business professional that has a great work ethic and moral standing. The client's best interest is what have in mind as strive to leave them satisfied with the transaction.

Skills : Cook Prep Dishwasher, Time-management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for proper and timely preparation of food, constituting a complete meal.
    2. Utilized progressive cooking to accommodate the normal meal period.
    3. Coordinated additional innovation with proper authority to enhance the acceptability of menu items.
    4. Completed production schedule and other documents as directed by the Supervisor.
    5. Performed operator maintenance on installed kitchen equipment and other equipment and used to produce meals.
    6. Maintained sanitation standards as specified by TB MED 530.
    7. Maintained and verified inventory orders, daily logs of refrigerator temperatures, chemical levels, and dishwasher sanitation levels.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Sr. First Cook Resume

Summary : Quality-focused and efficient Cook adept at preparing and plating food in high energy, fast-paced kitchens.

Skills : Culinary Certificate, Cooking.

Description :

    1. Provided nutritious, safe, visually appealing, innovative and properly prepared and flavored food.
    2. Consistently kept a clean and safe environment by adhering to all federal, state and local sanitation and safety requirements.
    3. Ensured smooth kitchen operation by overseeing daily product inventory, purchasing and receiving.
    4. Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with the kitchen team.
    5. Conducted daily inspections and maintained food sanitation and kitchen equipment safety reports.
    6. Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces, and salads.
    7. Prepared for each shift by placing a clean cutting board and utensil bath at workstation.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

First Cook/Executive Resume

Headline : Providing supervision, leadership, instruction, and training to personnel. Consistently recognized for excellent leadership. Selected by supervisors to manage complex situations.

Skills : Cooking, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Maintained readiness and serviceability of assigned equipment valued at over $350,000 with zero loss.
    2. Sounded and timely decisions in the absence of guidance.
    3. Demonstrated mission-first attitude by successfully feeding over service members and civilians during field exercises.
    4. Ensured that all service members in the organization were proficient on Warrior Task Training.
    5. Provided outstanding technical competence that resulted in the squadron winning annual Forces Command Phillip A.
    6. Instructed nine foodservice classes that enhanced the quality of meals.
    7. Stressed service member safety on and off duty; Resulting in zero accidents or injuries.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Criminal Justice

First Cook/Analyst Resume

Summary : Energetic culinary professional with a blend of creativity, passion for food exceptional cooking skills. Work well as a dynamic leader in high -pressure setting motivated chef.

Skills : Computer Operation, Network Analysis, Basic Computer Skills.

Description :

    1. Directed control over food preparation, conduct OJT training for the less experienced cooks.
    2. Maintained sanitary procedures on serving lines, work areas, equipment and floors during shifts.
    3. Ensured food is prepared properly and on time.
    4. Cooked a variety of meals according to menus, recipes and the production schedule.
    5. Boils, broils, fries, roasts or otherwise cooks meats, eggs vegetables, fish and poultry using equipment available.
    6. Cooked big batches of food for service as worked in a university.
    7. Checked in with the chef when making specials or catering to the universities' needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Data Processing

First Cook/Representative Resume

Summary : Assist surgeons during surgery by performing duties such as tissue retraction, insertion of tubes and intravenous lines.

Skills : Cleaning Skills, Cooking.

Description :

    1. Ran kitchen in the kitchen manager's absence. Open restaurants, prepared food, take inventory, cook anything online.
    2. Hired Kitchen manager quit; so the other first cook and together took on the position.
    3. Created a great work atmosphere and made great food. Skills Used People skills, computer skills, culinary skills.
    4. Worked on the line nightly, stations included, saute, broiler and grill.
    5. Assisted chef in preparing and cooking all items on the menu and worked with other food service team members.
    6. Garnished and placed meals on hot or cold serving lines or counters.
    7. Performed field service cooking, using MKT, Mobil Kitchen Trailer.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Computer Science

First Cook I Resume

Objective : A highly skilled, self-driven dedicated professional with diverse culinary and management skills. Desire to effectively use qualifications and experience by obtaining a position.

Skills : Graphic Design, Kitchen Manager, Computer Programs.

Description :

    1. Designed and implemented monthly, quarterly and annual.
    2. Washed and unwrapped fresh fruits and vegetables. Weighed, evaluated, and mixed ingredients.
    3. Prepared ingredients for cooking, including portioning, chopping, and storing food. 
    4. Prepared and cooked food while keeping up with recipes, quality standards, and presentation standards.
    5. Operated stoves, grills, fryers, ovens and microwaves.
    6. Tested foods to verify if they have been cooked adequately.
    7. Monitored food quality while preparing food.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Asst. First Cook Resume

Headline : Career minded professional with management experience seeking full time position congruent with Training experience.

Skills : Cleaning, Cooking.

Description :

    1. Responsible for a hot and cold line of The Boathouse Restaurant's daily specials, ordering, and inventory.
    2. Proved communication skills one on one with superiors, or guiding a team to success.
    3. Established track record working under pressure to ensure deadlines are met by self and others.
    4. Consolidated reports for major supplier contracts by providing financial data, system data.
    5. Worked with other food service team members.
    6. Responsible for running a Toss Up Salad station.
    7. Ordered foods that are needed. Fill out production sheets daily, Follow HACCP guidelines.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Bachelor's

First Cook/Co-ordinator Resume

Summary : To obtain a position in which can apply diverse while contributing to the success of the company. First Cook is responsible for the operational and financial success of the company's food products. This includes manufacturing, distribution and marketing.

Skills : Time-management, Cooking.

Description :

    1. Prepared, cooks, and serves food in a sanitary manner according to posted menus using furnished standardized recipes and procedures.
    2. Assured food is served at proper temperatures at scheduled times.
    3. Understood of proper diet textures per doctor's orders.
    4. Worked with raw ingredients and knowledge of food nutrition.
    5. Ensured proper rotation of perishable/non-perishable supplies to minimize product waste and the proper disposal found.
    6. Monitored and recorded temperature checks of foods and equipment with a calibrated thermometer.
    7. Shared weekend shift supervisor responsibilities.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Culinary Arts

First Cook Resume

Summary : Activities listed on a First Cook resume sample are recruiting and training employees, creating menus, assigning tasks, implementing food hygiene standards, and finding ways to use leftovers.

Skills : Special Diets, Cooking Quality Food In Large Quantities.

Description :

    1. Prepared and cooked all main entrees on an eight-week cycle.
    2. Hot foods included entrees, soups, vegetables, rice, potatoes, pasta, etc.
    3. Set up and maintained hot food line, assured appealing food presentation and correct temperature.
    4. Occasionally assisted in the serving of hot food.
    5. Shared responsibility for menu development, planning quantities of food for daily servings.
    6. Handled and stored perishable foods in a safe, sanitary manner.
    7. Worked part-time for all four restaurants. Duties included PM supervisor/line cook, prep, and other duties when short-handed.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Culinary Arts