Head Chef Resume Samples

A head chef or a head cook is a highly skilled professional cook who monitors the operations at the dining establishments. The head chef job tasks included in the Head Chef Resume are – overseeing work aspects of the kitchen, taking responsibility of the food preparation activities from conception to preparation, creating menu items, determining food inventory needs, estimating costs, hiring and training staff, cooking special menus for the day and delegating work tasks.

As the head chef is the first in command, the following qualifications are considered paramount for this role – kitchen management skills, the ability to divide and monitor workflow, outstanding supervisory and time management skills, a good understanding of related computer applications, credentials in health and safety training, and exquisite cooking skills. Most of the head chefs embrace a degree in Culinary science or hotel management.

Head Chef Resume

Objective : To obtain a position that will enable me to use my strong organizational and customer service skills, training, and ability to work well with others.

Skills : 20.

Description :

    1. Responsible for completing orders in a timely manner.
    2. Responsible for food preparation at the start and end of day.
    3. Responsible for food management and inventory.
    4. Handled orders from customers over the phone and at counter.
    5. Responsible for opening and closing store.
    6. Responsible for guaranteeing customer service.
    7. Responsible for all kitchen operations including food preparation, cooking, safety and sanitation, and made from scratch food production related Ensured that the shift ran in a smooth manner with a focus on "Quality" while attending to any unexpected problems or emergencies that arose.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Head Chef/Kitchen Manager Resume

Headline : Courteous and respectful culinary professional with 8+ years' extensive experience in menu development, food preparation and culinary staff management looking to advance my career. Exceptional food preparation and staff supervision skills and ability to strengthen kitchen operations while maximizing patrons base. Well versed in handling food inventory and ordering supplies.

Skills : Executive Chef, Kitchen Management.

Description :

    1. Manage day to day operations of kitchen in an institutional environment.
    2. Ensure correct staffing levels are maintained based on business needs.
    3. Ensure all tasks and activities are delegated according to urgency of task and skill level of staff.
    4. Ensure highest standards of food preparation and storage are maintained.
    5. Ensure adherence to specific recipes and specific meal serving schedules.
    6. Plan and create unique menus for special events.
    7. Created and implemented dietary menu specifically for Hospice Of Arizona.
    8. Skills Used Received Restaurant Kitchen Managers License for the state of Arizona.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Computer Science


Coordinating Head Chef Resume

Objective : Accomplished manager and Head chef Having 27yrs of experience in the food service industry, from small family to large corporate chain restaurants. My goal is to always to run a restaurant from front of house to kitchen as if it was my own.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Management, Windows OS, Windows OS.

Description :

    1. Collaborated with personnel and plan and develop recipes and menus.
    2. Supervised and coordinate activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation.
    3. Washed pots, pans, dishes, utensils, and other cooking equipment.
    4. Portion, arrange, and garnished food, and serve food to waiter or patron.
    5. Inspected supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure conformance to health standards.
    6. Trained and instruct cooks and workers in proper food preparation procedures.
    7. Washed, peeled, cut, and seed fruits and vegetables.
    8. Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients, season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Nutrition For The Foodservice Manager

Head Chef/General Manager Resume

Objective : Chef with 18 years of experience cooking in short ododer to fine dinning and high volume environments. Prior works as sous chef line cook, prep cook, and chef. 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.

Skills : Cooking.

Description :

    1. Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
    2. Managed kitchen staff by recruiting, selecting, hiring, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, supervising, evaluating and enforcing discipline when necessary.
    3. Developed menus, pricing and special food offerings to increase revenue and customer satisfaction.
    4. Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, food storage, use of kitchen equipment and utensils, sanitation and safety issues.
    5. Actively involved in cost control, sanitation, menu development, training, recruitment, private dining and catering.
    6. Led shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.
    7. Planned lunch, dinner and bar menus, as well as special menus for in-house special events and catering.
    8. scheduling and management of inventory Verified freshness of products upon delivery.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Head Chef Assistant Resume

Objective : My goal is to obtain a position where my business knowledge, kitchen knowledge, management training, work ethic, communication skills, creativity, organizational skill and time management skills can be utilized.

Skills : Avid and Knowledgable Forager, able to identify 50+ choice edible mushrooms on site.

Description :

    1. Systematically tasted and smelled all prepared dishes, and observed color, texture and garnishes.
    2. Implemented and supported company initiatives and programs.
    3. Effectively managed and assisted kitchen staff in producing food for banquets, catered events and member dining areas.
    4. Consistently kept a clean and safe environment by adhering to all federal, state and local sanitation and safety requirements.
    5. Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of all food products.
    6. Consistently produced exceptional menu items that regularly garnered diners' praise.
    7. Prepared healthy, enjoyable breakfasts and lunches for diners.
    8. Provided nutritious, safe, visually appealing, innovative and properly prepared and flavored food.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Culinary Management

Head Chef/Food And Beverage Administrator Resume

Summary : Food serv ice profess ional w ith ten years in FOH and B OH operations. Demonstr ated team leader w ith exc ellent staff management skills. Restaurant /Gen eral Manag er w ith eight years in rest aur ant s and cat ering. Strong career progression in cas ual dining. Highly dedicated to career grow th. Dynamic and acc omplished cat ering and food serv ice profess ional w ith prior w ork in social and corpor ate markets.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Train workers in food preparation, and in service, sanitation, and safety procedures.
    2. Compile and balance cash receipts at the end of the day or shift.
    3. Perform various financial activities such as cash handling, deposit preparation, and payroll.
    4. Supervise and participate in kitchen and dining area cleaning activities.Estimate ingredients and supplies required to prepare a recipe.
    5. Resolve customer complaints regarding food service.
    6. Control inventories of food, equipment, smallware, and liquor, and report shortages to designated personnel.
    7. Purchase or requisition supplies and equipment needed to ensure quality and timely delivery of services.
    8. Observe and evaluate workers and work procedures to ensure quality standards and service, and complete disciplinary write-ups.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Head Chef/Server Resume

Objective : Highly motivated, enthusiastic teacher and chef who loves children of all ages and love taking time out of my day to mentor teenagers and parents with the help of raising up their children to be the best they can be. I am committed to helping students, adults and assisting teachers in every area needed using my experience, skills and being hands- on. As I advanced in my career and developed my love for people of all ages I became a culinary arts graduate who has studied the science of making delicious and healthy meals to serve all people.

Skills : Complete Menu Development Seasonal/Geographical Wine/Food Dinners - Casual to Haute Cuisine Labor Control / Inventory / Order Guide Creation Recipe Book Creation / SOP's.

Description :

    1. Oversee the management of over $3m annual revenue in sales.
    2. Maintain seasonally rotating menus utilizing fresh local and sustainable products whenever possible.
    3. Garnered significant progress in stabilizing food cost and eliminating waste and other losses.
    4. Negotiated and implemented labor budgets and scheduling.
    5. Managed coordinated relationship with FOH to maintain consistency and high CSAT levels.
    6. Created and executed seasonally rotating menus utilizing fresh local product.
    7. Coordinated and participated in community events.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Head Chef/Kitchen Supervisor Resume

Objective : Mastering challenges and continuously growing in a diverse and global team. Contribute to the success and be part of the world's leading logistics company.

Skills : line cook, head chef.

Description :

    1. Skilled professional cook, overseer of operations of the dining facility Ensured work was in strict compliance with SOP regulation concerning standards including safety and regulation guidelines.
    2. Ensured the highest product quality in your account.
    3. Ensured the highest sanitation standards are met daily.
    4. Maintained high standards of training with staff.
    5. Maintained efficiency of the kitchen and production of consistent, quality food.
    6. Involved in staffing of the kitchen, developing menu offerings, forecasting supply needs and estimating costs.
    7. Responsible for safe handling of storeroom products and understand and follow specific, detailed directions and procedures.
    8. Responsible for the food that comes out of a kitchen from conception to execution.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Business Administration

Head Chef/Manager Resume

Objective : I am seeking a competitive and challenging environment where I can serve your organization and establish an enjoyable career for myself. I am seeking employment with a company where I can use my talents and skills to grow and expand the company.

Skills : Inventory Management, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Check the quality of raw or cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
    2. Monitor sanitation practices to ensure that employees follow standards and regulations.
    3. Check the quantity and quality of received products.
    4. Order or requisition food or other supplies needed to ensure efficient operation.
    5. Supervise or coordinate activities of cooks or workers engaged in food preparation.
    6. Inspect supplies, equipment, or work areas to ensure conformance to established standards.
    7. Instruct cooks or other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, or presentation of food.
    8. Estimate amounts and costs of required supplies, such as food and ingredients.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor of Science

Head Chef/Owner Resume

Headline : Chef with over twenty five years of experience in menu planning, preparation and execution with ANSI National Restaurant Association ServSafe Certification. Proven team player and leader with demonstrated knowledge of a variety of cuisines and business practices with specialization in French and Asian cuisines.

Skills : Culinary arts.

Description :

    1. Responsible for all food prep, cooking and presentation of lunch and dinner, twice a day for forty girls, five days a week.
    2. Supervised all kitchen employees and managed work schedules.
    3. Held close relations with all local vendors and responsible for the ordering and daily shopping for all produce and dry goods for the kitchen and dining facility.
    4. Maintained all safety standards for the kitchen and dining room.
    5. Controlled all inventory and created a clean and safe working environment for all employees and girls living in the house.
    6. Responsible for hiring and training of new employees.
    7. Executed holiday parties, cooking for up to 100 plus girls all on my own.
    8. Worked very hard on creating a from scratch bi-weekly menu and welcoming dining room experience for my girls.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates Of Occupational Studies

Head Chef/Supervisor Resume

Headline : Detail orientated Chef who has a passion for food and who works hard to ensure that every dish which leaves MY kitchen is perfect. I HAVE MANY YEARS OF culinary experience working in CASUAL AND FINE DINNING ESTABLISHMENTS. WITH MY Expertise I will not only be able to prepare a wide variety of foods, but will also be instrumental in the smooth running of any kitchen area and catering service. CURRENTLY I AM looking for a suitable position with a company that will give ME the freedom to develop professionally, and to create MY very own dishes WHILE CHALLENGING MY SKILLS SO I MAY BECOME THE BEST THAT I CAN BE IN MY CULINARY CAREER.

Skills : Forklift, Picking/Packing, Cooking.

Description :

    1. Responsible for all food prep, cooking and presentation of lunch and dinner, twice a day for forty girls, five days a week.
    2. Supervised all kitchen employees and managed work schedules.
    3. Held close relations with all local vendors and responsible for the ordering and daily shopping for all produce and dry goods for the kitchen and dining facility.
    4. Maintained all safety standards for the kitchen and dining room.
    5. Controlled all inventory and created a clean and safe working environment for all employees and girls living in the house.
    6. Responsible for hiring and training of new employees.
    7. Executed holiday parties, cooking for up to 100 plus girls all on my own.
    8. Worked very hard on creating a from scratch bi-weekly menu and welcoming dining room experience for my girls.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Culinary Arts

Head Chef/Nutrition Specialist Resume

Summary : Service Industry Professional with over 20 years of managerial and hands on restaurant experience. Proven track record of exceptional leadership and operational skills while demonstrating dedication, reliability, and outstanding work ethic.

Skills : 15yrs.restaurant experience.

Description :

    1. Check the quality of raw or cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
    2. Check the quantity and quality of received products.
    3. Order or requisition food and other supplies needed to ensure efficient operation.
    4. Supervise and coordinate activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation.
    5. Determine how food should be presented and create decorative food displays.
    6. Instruct cooks or other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, or presentation of food.
    7. Estimate amounts and costs of required supplies, such as food and ingredients.
    8. Prepare and cook foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Head Chef/Assistant Chef Resume

Objective : My objective is to establish a long-term career with a successful company while utilizing obtained skills, knowledge and experiences. To maintain a management level position in an upscale restaurant environment utilizing a strong academic background in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and gained fine dining experience in the food industry. To apply skills obtained during management positions to control the cost of labor, and maintain an exemplary food cost percentage, while executing a high-end menu.

Skills : Management, Excel, Word, Hospitality, Menu Development, P & L Competent, Food Cost Control, Labor Cost Control, Team Building.

Description :

    1. Responsible for planning and directing all food preparations.
    2. Supervise and encourage growth in the kitchen staff.
    3. Manage and control COGS, and Labor Percentage.
    4. Hireing a new team of staff, and maintaining staff schedules.
    5. Conceptualization, and execution for multiple large parties.
    6. Meet with clients to plan large events (Weddings, reunions, and awards ceremonies) Prepare and execute new menu's weekly.
    7. Establish a connection with food and smallwares supliers.
    8. Discipline and coach staff who are under-performing in order to maintain a positive work environment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma In Culinary Arts

Head Chef/Independent Chef Resume

Objective : Provide presentation and quality with freshest ingredients. Control food cost and maintain proper inventory control. Private dining or country clubs, menu restrictions or cooking foods from a prepared menu. Ordering and out sourcing food products in variety of locations or remote. Working with front of the house to ensure guest has excellent experience.

Skills : Pastry, Baking.

Description :

    1. Prepared breakfast, lunch, and dinner for 200 veterans and staff.
    2. Full course meals including baked or homemade desserts.
    3. Organized kitchen to best prepare foods and keep dry goods, breads and ready to use items at eye level.
    4. Prepared vegetables and foods for vegetarians to the clients preference.
    5. Conscience of health challenge individuals.
    6. Skills Used Baking biscuits, muffins, cakes.
    7. Made sauces and gravies from scratch Demonstrated ala carte cooking omelettes Operated a quick cooking method cooking items in a pizza oven.
    8. Controlled cost by utilizing donated items various ways.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Culinary Arts

Head Chef Resume

Objective : To obtain a position that will utilize my skills, abilities and experience to contribute to the company's success.

Skills : Organizational Skills, Leadership, Microsoft Office, including Excel Spreadsheet development, Caterings, Banquets, and Events, Interpersonal and Managorial, Food safety and HACCP.

Description :

    1. Monitor sanitation practices to ensure that employees follow standards and regulations.
    2. Check the quality of raw or cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
    3. Estimate amounts and costs of required supplies, such as food and ingredients.
    4. Instruct cooks or other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, or presentation of food.
    5. Supervise or coordinate activities of cooks or workers engaged in food preparation.
    6. Inspect supplies, equipment, or work areas to ensure conformance to established standards.
    7. Order or requisition food or other supplies needed to ensure efficient operation.
    8. Determine production schedules and staff requirements necessary to ensure timely delivery of services.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Hospitality Management