Head Cook Resume Samples

Head cooks coordinate the overall work activities at the kitchen establishments. The typical tasks that are shouldered and listed in a professional Head Cook Resume falls nothing short of the following – planning menu, assigning tasks to cooking staff, ensuring that the food is prepared as per the standard hygiene rules, training new employees, checking freshness of food, supervising and coordinating work activities, inspecting supplies and work areas, and developing recipes as per average arrivals.

Essential skills for this post include a high level of cooking and food storage expertise, managerial abilities, training skills, communication skills, a good sense of taste and smell, dexterity, business skills and the ability to use various ingredients to create an appealing palette. Most of the head cooks are trained on-job, while some have a degree in culinary science and common work experience.

Head Cook Resume example

Head cook Resume

Objective : |Operations |Business Development Recognized for record-setting sales figures and business startup/expansion Leader of supply chain processes and quality control measures Combine analytics with market needs to facilitate strategic logistical design and execution.

Skills : Roofing, siding, drywall, plumbing, electric.

Description :

    1. Monitored cooking procedures, cost, quality and inventory stocks.
    2. Headed portion control and planned monthly kitchen budget, menus and recipes.
    3. Tested samples of food ingredients deposited by purchase department.
    4. Administered job procedures and food production standards to uphold desired quality and service of food items.
    5. Formulated standard recipes for food items to assure apt portion control, retaining quality and taste.
    6. Identified new methods of cooking to enhance taste of dishes.
    7. Maintained constant touch with other kitchen staff members to keep updated with latest developments taking place in cooking and related equipments.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma


Head Cook/Shift Manager Resume

Objective : My objective is to work in a safe but productive environment where I can challenge my skills and abilities as a cook. This objective is not just for me but primarily for my employer; I want to take the company that I work for to the next level by using my creative, hardworking ability to excel ln every aspect of my job, along with the opportunity to advance.

Skills : Career Readiness certificate, Customer Service, Housekeeping, Cook, Med Tech certificate.

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. Determine how food should be presented and create decorative food displays.
    8. Instruct cooks or other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, or presentation of food.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Head Cook/Coordinator Resume

Headline : I have experience in several different fields. I have construction experience (painting, drywall, electrical work, plumbing, roofing, siding, windows installation, floor installation (carpet,vinyl,linolium,tile,)). I also have +2 years cooking experience. I know my way around a kitchen and im a quick learner.

Skills : Microsoft Office,excel,spreadsheet & More.

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. Supervise or coordinate activities of cooks or 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. Prepare and cook foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma In Education

Head Cook/Coordinator Resume

Headline : I am able to provide direction & leadership for employees in the kitchen while producing great quality food, served in a timely manner that is prepared in a clean & sanitized kitchen. I created salads, soups & daily menu meals for Aspen Middle & Elementary Schools. I also prepared all baked goods, smoothies & wraps. I transported all food for the middle school from the elementary daily, in a timely manner.

Skills : High Volume Cooking, Customer Service, Cooking.

Description :

    1. Implemented and supported company initiatives and programs.
    2. Effectively managed and assisted kitchen staff in producing food for schools & BEO's Ensured smooth kitchen operation by overseeing daily product inventory purchasing and receiving.
    3. Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of all food products.
    4. Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with the kitchen team.
    5. Consistently produced exceptional menu items that regularly garnered students, parents & staff's praise.
    6. Prepared healthy, enjoyable lunch for all students Regularly developed new recipes in accordance with students tastes, nutritional needs, and budgetary considerations.
    7. Enforced appropriate work-flow and quality controls for food quality and temperature.
    8. Consistently tasted, smelled and observed all dishes to ensure they were visually appealing and prepared correctly.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Business Administration

Head Cook/Kitchen Manager Resume

Summary : Line Cook with 10 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. Highlights Food handlers card Focus on portion and cost control Focused and disciplined Inventory management familiarity.

Skills : Commercial Cooking, Dependability, Mulitasking, Interpersonal Skills, Willingness to learn new skills and tasks, Problem Resolution, Prioritizing, Mental Math.

Description :

    1. Provided courteous and informative customer service in an open kitchen format.
    2. Effectively managed and assisted kitchen staff in producing food for banquets, catered events and member dining areas.
    3. Consistently kept a clean and safe environment by adhering to all federal, state and local sanitation and safety requirements.
    4. Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of all food products.
    5. Quickly and courteously resolved all guest problems and complaints.
    6. Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
    7. Consistently verified that kitchen staff followed all recipes and portioned serving guidelines correctly.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma in Medical

Head Cook/Shift Leader Resume

Headline : My nearly 15 combined years in accounting and processing/reviewing legal documents has given me an excellent eye for detail, logistics, and honed my sense of time management and game planing. I put myself into my work and strive to be looked upon as the go-to member of my department for important projects as well as nuts and bolts day-to-day tasks.

Skills : Cooking.

Description :

    1. Maintained contact with kitchen staff, management, and serving staff.
    2. Notified kitchen personnel of shortages or special orders.
    3. Checked the quantity and quality of received products.
    4. Monitored sanitation practices to ensure that employees follow standards and regulations.
    5. Performed inventory Instructed cooks and other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, or presentation of food.
    6. Supervised nightly cleaning and closing sanitation responsibilities.
    7. Responsible for facility security duties including cash drawer and safely deposited in restaurant safe.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Head Cook/Server Resume

Objective : Working seven years in a Greenhouse Management role at Sunflower Farms Customer Service Floral Shipping/Receiving Propagation Experience Sales Delivery Maintained Greenhouse temperatures Consulted with customers about proper care of plants. Managed Greenhouse Productivity.

Skills : N/a, N/a.

Description :

    1. Serve customers in eating places that specialize in fast service and inexpensive carry-out food.
    2. Accept payment from customers, and make change as necessary.
    3. Clean and organize eating, service, and kitchen areas.
    4. Notify kitchen personnel of shortages or special orders.
    5. Communicate with customers regarding orders, comments, and complaints.
    6. Prepare daily food items, and cook simple foods and beverages, such as sandwiches, salads, soups, pizza, or coffee using proper safety precautions and sanitary measures.
    7. Select food items from serving or storage areas and place them in dishes, on serving trays, or in takeout bags.
    8. Collect and return dirty dishes to the kitchen for washing.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Head Cook/Manager Resume

Headline : To obtain a position that will enable me to use my strong organizational skills, recent experience and ability to work well with people, as well as gain new skills and further management experience to benefit my career.

Skills : Problem prevention, problem solving, portion control, food quality control, time management, customer service, knowledge of health code procedures, excellent attention to detail, highly dependable, computer savvy, organized, multi-tasker, experienced with retail accounting and inventory.

Description :

    1. Check the quality of the 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. Instruct cooks or other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, or presentation of food.
    7. Record production or operational data on specified forms.
    8. Prepare and cook foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Associate Of Arts In Culinary Arts

Head Cook - Full Time Resume

Headline : I have ample amount of experience in the field of customer service. I have also had previous work experience in professional kitchens as a food worker. I am looking to broaden my work experience, as well as find a possible life long career.

Skills : Inventory Management, Forklift Operator, Receiving Functions, Customer Service, Customer Relations, Sales Experience.

Description :

    1. Prepare a major meal, following recipes and determining group food quantities.
    2. Check the quality of raw or cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
    3. Monitor sanitation practices to ensure that employees follow standards and regulations.
    4. Supervise or coordinate activities of cooks or workers engaged in food preparation.
    5. Inspect supplies, equipment, or work areas to ensure conformance to established standards.
    6. Determine how food should be presented and create decorative food displays.
    7. Instruct cooks or other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, or presentation of food.
    8. Collaborate with other personnel to plan and develop recipes or menus, taking into account such factors as seasonal availability of ingredients or the likely number of customers.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
High School Deploma In General Education

Head Cook/Owner Resume

Summary : To obtain a position that allows me to apply my attention to detail and interpersonal skills by creating life changing products or leading to great life-changing outcomes.

Skills : Cooking, Healthcare, Production.

Description :

    1. Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils.
    2. Cook the exact number of items ordered by each customer, working on several different orders simultaneously.
    3. Maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards in work areas.
    4. Measure ingredients required for specific food items being prepared.
    5. Operate large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers, or griddles.
    6. Pre-cook items for next shifts such as breads, cakes, pies and cookies.
    7. Prepare specialty foods following specific methods that usually require short preparation time.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Head Cook/Shift Manager Resume

Summary : Experienced Food Service Professional and Certified Dietary Manager. Detail oriented in general operations management, special event catering, staff development and training, recruitment and vendor negotiations. I am seeking to join an organization where my talents and abilities can best be utilized to improve product marketability and profitability, as well as promote overall positive customer satisfaction.

Skills : Able to work any kitchen appliance.

Description :

    1. Prepare all meal types utilizing all manner of cooking techniques following standardized recipes.
    2. Correctly calculated inventory and ordering of appropriate supplies to contain costs.
    3. Lead and directed team members on effective methods of sanitation and standard operating procedures.
    4. Maintained a safe working environment to reduce the risk of injury and accidents.
    5. Observe all local, state and federal guidelines for food operations.
    6. Promoted a positive team atmosphere; going above and beyond to guarantee exceptional customer service.
    7. Organized and prepared foods for special events in the facility, including receptions, promotions, corporate luncheons and holiday celebrations for the clients.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Education Park Drive

Head Cook II Resume

Objective : I worked at St. Paul's Monastery for 8 years. After 4 years the monastery moved into a new facility and I learned to use state of the art kitchen equipment. I also learned the general maintenance and cleaning of equipment to keep it functioning and performing in top condition. I have assisted management with ordering, and keeping inventory, and assisting in online ordering. I am flexible on days and hours as well as holidays I work.

Skills : Management,customer service, cook over 12 years.

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. Operate large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers, or griddles.
    6. Read food order slips or receive verbal instructions as to food required by patron, and prepare and cook food according to instructions.
    7. Measure ingredients required for specific food items being prepared.
    8. Take food and drink orders and receive payment from customers.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Head Cook/Shift Leader Resume

Objective : A position as an office or administrative support worker. Ability Summary Experience in performing varied duties in an office environment. Good phone etiquette and excellent customer service skills. Employment History Store Manager 11/2007 - 02/2014 Bon Worth 800 S James Campbell Blvd # 6, Columbia, TN Plan, direct, or coordinate the actual distribution or movement of a product or service to the customer.

Skills : Microsoft Office,excel,spreadsheet & More.

Description :

    1. Prepared breakfast and lunch on a daily basis.
    2. Prepared meals for individuals with special dietary needs.
    3. Cleaned and inspected galley equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas to ensure cleanliness and proper functionality.
    4. Apportioned food accurately to serve facility residents, patrons and employees.
    5. Washed pots, pans, dishes, utensils and other cooking equipment.
    6. Compiled and maintained records of food use and expenditures.
    7. Conducted inventory of supplies and equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Head Cook I Resume

Objective : I recently graduated from Texas State Technical College with my Associate Degree in Accounting and Business Management. I am highly motivated and driven for success, as well as hardworking, ambitious, and goal oriented. I am looking for an opportunity to strive for excellence, I also feel that I would be an asset, as well as beneficial to any work place.

Skills : Cashier, grill, fryers, mechanics, warehouses, forklift experience, rotating stock.

Description :

    1. Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure conformance to established standards.
    2. Instruct cooks and other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, and presentation of food.
    3. Determine how food should be presented, and create decorative food displays.
    4. Meet with customers to discuss menus for special occasions such as weddings, parties, and banquets.
    5. Prepare and cook foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
    6. Monitor sanitation practices to ensure that employees follow standards and regulations.
    7. Coordinate planning, budgeting, and purchasing for all the food operations within establishments such as clubs, hotels, or restaurant chains.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Associate's In Culinary Arts

Head Cook Resume

Objective : I bring a caring and knowledgeable work ethic to your patients and staff. I am well versed in special diet requirements of elderly and other uncommon needs. I will be a great asset to the company by bringing a professional and caring personality to your work force. I am very dependable and conscientious in all aspects of my work. Also, I am familiar with state regulations for maintaining diet requirements, kitchen safety and sanitation in a facility with 42 patients and staff.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Organization, Management, Management, Cooking, initiative, Teamwork, Team Management, Team Leader, Service, Service.

Description :

    1. Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
    2. Managed kitchen staff by training and supervising.
    3. Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
    4. Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, food storage, use of kitchen equipment and utensils, sanitation and safety issues.
    5. Regularly interacted with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
    6. Maintained smooth and timely operations in preparation and delivery of meals and kitchen sanitation.
    7. Inspected kitchens to observe food preparation quality and service, food appearance and cleanliness of production and service areas.
    8. Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces when beginning a new task to avoid cross-contamination.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma