Kitchen Director Resume Samples

A Kitchen Director is hired to supervise the daily back-of-house restaurant operations. Essential roles and responsibilities associated with the role are mentioned on the Kitchen Director Resume as – managing kitchen staff, coordinating food orders, supervising food prep and cooking, checking food plating and temperature; establishing portion sizes, scheduling kitchen staff shifts, pricing menu items in collaboration with the restaurant manager, ordering food supplies and kitchen equipment; training kitchen staff, storing food products in compliance with safety practices, and maintaining sanitation and safety standards.

Employers prefer to hire those with the following skills – experience with planning menus, and ordering ingredients, knowledge of a wide range of recipes; familiarity with kitchen sanitation and safety regulations, and the ability to manage a team in a fast-paced work environment. Some Kitchen Directors list degrees in hospitality or culinary management; while others advance to this position after starting as a Chief cook or manager.

Kitchen Director Resume example

Kitchen Director Resume

Objective : Highly motivated and looking for a position that will enable me to use my strong organizational skills, educational background, and ability to work well with people.

Skills : Customer Service, Customer Relations, Merchandising, Kitchen Organization, Event Coordination, Business Management, Catering, Team Leadership, Personal Care Giver.

Description :

    1. Researched, designed and implemented improved kitchen layout serving up to 500 people.
    2. Purchased kitchen equipment and small wares.
    3. Provided and set-up all food vendor contracts.
    4. Monthly forecasted and created menus for weekly meals.
    5. Managed 2 direct reports and 15 weekly volunteers.
    6. Maintained budget for Wednesday evening fellowship meals feeding approx 350-500 people.
    7. Supported all church functions and sit-down banquets of 450 guests with a 3 course timely meal following scheduled programs.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS


Kitchen Director Resume

Summary : Highly accomplished leader with 20+ years of experience in retail, restaurant and real estate service industries. Proven track record of goal/task accomplishment with an unwavering commitment to exceptional customer service. Relationship focused, solution provider, passionate mentor and coach. Strong analytical and organizational skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Management, Leadership Development, Training & Development.

Description :

    1. Directed the food service production and delivery system, including purchasing and inventory.
    2. Coached, trained and supervised staff of 2 Direct Reports and 15 volunteers Responsible for all meal preparation, coordination and serving each meal.
    3. Set-up and maintained all food vendor contracts.
    4. Monthly forecasted and menus creations for weekly meals.
    5. Maintained budget for fellowship meals feeding approx 350-500 people.
    6. Supported all church functions and sit-down banquets of 450 guests with a 3 course timely meal following scheduled programs.
    7. Conceptualized, created and directed implementation of the Masters Academy Private school fresh healthy foods lunch program.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
GED


Kitchen Director Resume

Headline : Focused and disciplined High volume production capability Can work in fast paced environment Focus on portion and cost control. Achieved Rookie of the Year award on the very first year of employment at Chick-Fil-A. 

Skills : Autocad, Architectural autocad, Revit, Microsoft word, Microsoft excel, Mathematics.

Description :

    1. Provided courteous and informative customer service in an open kitchen format.
    2. Managed kitchen staff by recruiting, selecting, hiring, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, supervising, evaluating and enforcing discipline when necessary.
    3. Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
    4. Reduced food costs expertly estimating purchasing needs maintaing inventory and stocks.
    5. Maintained a skilled kitchen staff by properly coaching, counseling and disciplining employees.
    6. Effectively managed and assisted kitchen staff in producing food for large number of groups.
    7. Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, food storage, use of kitchen equipment and utensils, sanitation and safety issues.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Kitchen Director Resume

Objective : Kitchen Director Effective staff development, training, and scheduling leader. Excellent guest service skills Proficiency in inventory, ordering, and vendor relations Extensive banquet operations and off-site catering experience Multi-operation food service and hospitality management.

Skills : ServSafe Certified, Culinary Accounting, Invoicing.

Description :

    1. Coached and provided accountability for all members of the kitchen team and being present for any written disciplinary action -Ensure semi-annual written performance reviews are performed on all under your leadership.
    2. Worked with the Training Manager to ensure your team is equipped to perform to standards.
    3. Aligned the daily practices of our kitchen team with the Vision and with the annual Business Goals of the organization Accomplishments.
    4. Consistently produced CEM scores in top 20% of corporation including order accuracy, speed of service, and taste of food.
    5. Surpassed revenue goals in four consecutive quarters.
    6. Reduced and controlled expenses by $96,000 by maintaining food cost consistently below targeted percent within first year.
    7. Managed team of 25 professionals including 2 managers and 2 team leaders for a 4 million dollar operation.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certificate In Culinary Arts

Kitchen Director Resume

Headline : Accomplished and energetic with a solid history of achievement in Food and Beverage Management; Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities; Areas of expertise include: training of staff, implementation of company policies, and well-versed in front and back of the house; Tactful; Vast experience in dealing and negotiating with employees of different cultures and ethnic groups.

Skills : Proficient In Microsoft Office, Nutrient Analysis Software, And Well Versed In Predictive Equations For Nutrition Status/assessments.

Description :

    1. Oversaw activities directly related to making products or providing services.
    2. Directed and coordinated activities of businesses or departments concerned with the production, pricing, sales, or distribution of products.
    3. Reviewed financial statements, sales and activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement and to determine areas needing cost reduction and program improvement.
    4. Managed staff, preparing work schedules and assigning specific duties.
    5. Directed and coordinated organization's financial and budget activities to fund operations, maximize investments, and increase efficiency.
    6. Determined staffing requirements, and interview, hire and train new employees, or oversee those personnel processes.
    7. Managed the movement of goods into and out of production facilities.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Kitchen Director Resume

Headline : A Kitchen Director professional with a 15-year background in management in the retail industry. Proven ability to develop a strong client base and consistently achieve solid sales results. In-depth product knowledge to identify customer needs and concerns, recommend solutions, and become a trusted customer resource.

Skills : Forklift Operator, And Knowledge Of Osha Health And Safety Regulations, Twic Card, Kitchen Director.

Description :

    1. Ensured proper rotation of food.
    2. Directed team members and team leaders.
    3. Trained new employees in kitchen.
    4. Tracked labor.
    5. Made phone calls as needed.
    6. Worked both kitchen and FOH.
    7. Assisted customers and ensuring quality.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma In Education

Kitchen Director Resume

Headline : To provide my employer and customers with excellent, expedient, and efficient service, the best possible experience they've had all day.

Skills : Restaurant/retail Management, Us Military.

Description :

    1. Included direct supervision of 11-14 kitchen employees including interviews, hiring, rewards and discipline, work schedules, ordering, receiving, and stocking food and kitchen supplies.
    2. Implemented of food safety procedures as per Chick Fil A standards using R.Q.A, as well as collier county health regulations and FIFO.
    3. Actively participated and oversee all catering needs of customers.
    4. Applied and provide second mile service method training to all kitchen employees.
    5. Responsible for Cost control management for food and labor.
    6. Propered maintenance of equipment, implementation of up sale and employee motivational contests to increase profitability.
    7. Responsible for raising Restaurant quality scores by 35%, Achieving 17% sales increase goals to bring the restaurant from 3.5 million in sales to 4 million as part of a Management Team effort.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate's

Kitchen Director Resume

Summary : Innovative and seasoned Kitchen Director 27+yrs.Bilingual in (English/Spanish) Experienced in establishing long-lasting relationships with prospective patients and clients. More than 25+ years of successful, progressive experience in all phases of Marketing, Management, and Client Home Health Care.

Skills : Ability To Manage Cost Controls, Read P&L Statements, Inventory Controls, Ect.

Description :

    1. Coordinated the preparation and service of meals.
    2. Consuled regularly with registered dietitian developing menus.
    3. Oversaw department functions to ensure all work,storage and serving area meet regulation.
    4. Provided leadship to dietary staff, provide nutritional counseling and education when required.
    5. Ensured and maintained regulatory compliances.
    6. Received numerous commendables by Joint service committee, CMS, and corporate office over 3 years.
    7. Received excellent marks by Austin health and human services.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate In Business Management

Kitchen Director Resume

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

Skills : Microsoft Office, Planning Skills.

Description :

    1. Systematically tasted and smelled all prepared dishes, and observed color, texture and garnishes.
    2. Expertly estimated staffing needs and adjusted hourly schedules in accordance with demand patterns, budget and local labor laws.
    3. Implemented and supported company initiatives and programs.
    4. Effectively managed and assisted kitchen staff in producing food for banquets, catered events and member dining areas.
    5. Consistently kept a clean and safe environment by adhering to all federal, state and local sanitation and safety requirements.
    6. Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of all food products.
    7. Developed and implemented an effective employee work schedule.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Kitchen Director Resume

Summary : Over 20 well-rounded years of experience within every facet of the mining industry. I will not just add to your establishment, but my goal is to manage and oversee the operation, production, and processes to produce exceptional client and dining experiences. Dynamic person who prides themselves in leading his team of staff onto a successful path.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Directing Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the management of entire meal service for 140 campers including three meals and two snacks per day.
    2. Trained and supervised a rotating food service staff.
    3. Constanted monitoring of food safety and sanitation procedures.
    4. Maintained control of a $3000 per week budget.
    5. Responsible for weekly food orders.
    6. Responsible for ordering and stocking commissary for weekly sales, as well as paperwork for orders, sales and inventories.
    7. Created and followed a two-week cycling menu.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science