Lead Cook Resume Samples

A Lead Cook is charged with the duty of food preparation and managing the work of the kitchen staffs. The most common work activities listed on the Lead Cook Resume include the following – preparing variety of delicious dishes for consumption, altering ingredients to deliver better taste, taking into account special considerations while cooking for people with dietary needs; running the kitchen by supervising the kitchen staff; assigning task to lower cooks, and ensuring the kitchen and the staff adhere to the food safety protocols.

Even though the skill of a cook is to prepare delicious recipes, the following skills are also expected – clear communication skills, knowledge of food safety and proper handling procedures; commitment to work, multitasking abilities, and familiarity with a variety of items including – cookware, cooking utensils, oven mitts; and kitchen appliances. Most of the job applicants have a postsecondary study in culinary arts.

Lead Cook Resume

Objective : Servsafe certified Food handler's card Well-tuned palette Focused and disciplined High volume production capability Fast learner.

Skills : Servsafe Certified Food Handler's Card Well-tuned Palette Focused And Disciplined High Volume Production Capability Fast Learner.

Description :

    1. To prepare food for service according to menu plan and standardized recipes in a safe and efficient and timely manner.
    2. Prepare all foods according to the menu and standardized recipes in a safe, efficient and sanitary manner.
    3. Suggests menu or recipe changes so that leftovers and any over-stocked items are used in a timely manner.
    4. Ensures the proper preparation, portioning and serving of food as indicated on the menu cycle and the standardized recipes.
    5. Tastes and prepares food to determine quality and palatability.
    6. Prepare food so that it is ready for service at a specified time Accomplishments Being able to show other cooks the skills i have learned so far and using my leadership skills to lead them on a good path.
    7. Skills Used leadership knife skills time management.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Certificate In Culinary Arts


Lead Cook Resume

Headline : Highly skilled, customer-focused and reliable culinary professional who consistently provides quality dishes that keep customers coming back. Creative problem-solver and innovative chef who produces menus and meals utilizing extensive knowledge and understanding of cooking techniques, time management, financial, budgetary and food control practices. Flexible and adaptable, keeps focused on what the customer needs and wants while incorporating sound diet principles, safe and sanitary food handling practices.

Skills : I am good with Microsoft Office, spreadsheet, excel and I have done inventories, payroll, scheduling and more.

Description :

    1. Prepares and serves all food following standard recipes, product specifications, and portion sizes.
    2. Plans an appropriate cooking schedule to have meals ready time.
    3. Assists in the preparation and service of foods requested by other departments as well as those needed for special occasions.
    4. Prepares food according to menu selection and standardized recipes.
    5. Mixes ingredients and assembles entrees and other items on the daily menu.
    6. Substitutes entrees with other foods when conditions warrant such changes in conjunction with Campus Dining Services/Director Executive Chef.
    7. Follows the most current sanitation and food safety procedures including hygiene monitoring and documentation of temperatures, food storage including labeling and dating.
    8. Adheres to all safety policies procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates In Restaurant Management


Assistant Lead Cook Resume

Summary : To obtain a job in a company that allows me to grow with in the company as an employee and person. Im open to try anything while also giving it my immediate attention.

Skills : Communication Skills, Computer Skills, Analytic Skills, Management Skills, Leadership Skills, Financial Skills And Business Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Determine how food should be presented, and created decorative food displays.
    2. Instructed cooks and other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing and presentation of food.
    3. Met with customers to discuss menus for special occasions such as weddings, parties, and banquets.
    4. Established a great customer base by building a genuine and honest relationship Accomplishments I initially started off in the dish area.
    5. Moved from the dish to the salad bar, to the frier, to the grill and now the lead cook.
    6. Help establish a system that improved our quality of food and effectiveness in delivering our food.
    7. Created prep sheets, recipes ,and step by step instructions that helped in preparing food.
    8. Skills Used management, meeting time limits, inventory, sales.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associates In Business Management

Lead Cook/Baker Resume

Objective : To continue preparing the best standard menu and special diet items for hospital patients, personnel and guests, as well as for seniors living in nursing home settings. As a dietary specialist, I am trained to prepare all kinds of meals and enjoy working in team settings where I can grow as a leader.

Skills : Work all kitchen equipment, open and close kitchen, clean and sanitize all areas of the kitchen, and put away all equipment and dishes.

Description :

    1. Inspect and clean food preparation areas, such as equipment and work surfaces, or serving areas to ensure safe and sanitary food-handling practices.
    2. Ensure food is stored and cooked at correct temperature by regulating temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters.
    3. Turn or stir foods to ensure even cooking.
    4. Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
    5. Bake, roast, broil, and steam meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods.
    6. Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
    7. Portion, arrange, and garnish food, and serve food to waiters or patrons.
    8. Observe and test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, or piercing them with utensils.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Lead Cook/Kitchen Manager Resume

Objective : Experience in: Retail (auto parts,light/ heavy equipment, hardware, electronics, pest control/lawn care, ) , Customer Service/Support , Automotive Maintenance/Mechanic-Technician, Small Engine (2 and 4 stroke)/Heavy and Light Industrial Service Tech., Pest and Termite Extermination,Lawn Care, and Cook/ Lead Cook and Prepping Foods. I like indoor or outdoor work. Providing a quality service or services to a customer is the biggest interest to me.

Skills : Auto Mechanics, Small Engine Service Technician, Sales and Customer Service, Lead Cook.

Description :

    1. Prepare high-end kosher meals for approximately 300 seniors daily, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner dishes for special diets, along with accompanying sauces, soups, salads and desserts.
    2. Adhere to strict guidelines of conservative Jewish kosher kitchen.
    3. Train and supervise prep and line cooks in maintaining food safety, quality and portion control, and maintaining a safe work environment.
    4. Organize and maintain food staff in absence of Executive Chef.
    5. Carry out weekly parties and buffets for approximately 400 guests with hand carved and quality served kosher meats.
    6. Work as hot line cook preparing meals, as well as tray-line services and in-room delivery.
    7. Computerized inventory ordering for menu to aid Head Chef.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate In Travel & Tourism Management

Lead Cook/Assistant Kitchen Manager Resume

Headline : To utilize and enhance my culinary skills and experience within the framework of the food service industry in order to attain a higher standard of excellence for myself, my employer, and my future endeavors as a culinarian.

Skills : Customer Service, Communication.

Description :

    1. Prepare and cook foods according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards and food preparation checklists.
    2. Ensure proper portion, arrangement, and food garnish.
    3. Prepare special meals and/or substitute food items.
    4. Monitor and maintain the quality of food that is prepared.
    5. Inform F&B service staff of any 86'd items from the menu and any available specials or menu substitutions.
    6. Systematically tasted and smelled all prepared dishes, and observed color, texture and garnishes.
    7. Consistently kept a clean and safe environment by adhering to all federal, state and local sanitation and safety requirements.
    8. Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of all food products.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Associate Of Occupational Science

Kitchen Supervisor/Lead Cook Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Lead Cook with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Cooking - Catering Trays And Some Fruit Carving.

Description :

    1. Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
    2. Reduced food costs by using seasonal ingredients, setting standards for portion size and minimizing waste.
    3. Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
    4. Maintained updated knowledge of local competition and restaurant industry trends.
    5. Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, food storage, use of kitchen equipment and utensils, sanitation and safety issues.
    6. Actively involved in cost control, sanitation, menu development, training, recruitment, private dining and catering.
    7. Inspected kitchens to observe food preparation quality and service, food appearance and cleanliness of production and service areas.
    8. 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.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Lead Cook Ast Manager Resume

Summary : Seeking a stable career with the opportunity to share and utilize my 30 years of operations management, catering and culinary skill set. I have great attention to detail, communication and troubleshooting skills as well the ability to prioritize and organize. I also have problem solving, and team building abilities and build a productive and cohesive work environment.

Skills : kitchen cooking.

Description :

    1. Managed 6 different venues including all you eat dining facility, pizza outlet, soups and salad outlet, sub outlet, dessert outlet and retail grab and go options.
    2. Prepared all soups from scratch daily as by the specifications on menu and production sheets for a residential dining facility.
    3. Fabricated and prepared all whole muscle meats as required for service and according to specifications.
    4. Made all stocks from scratch in mass quantities to be utilized as needed and as required in conjunction with the menu.
    5. Produced all sauces and gravy's from scratch as called for on the menu and forecasted for production.
    6. Led the productivity levels and utilized all product maintaining proper cost control and minimum waste.
    7. Adhered to all proper handling of food product and temperature guidelines, record keeping, and HACCP.
    8. Managed a brigade of 40 employees and the day to day production operations and timely service of all meals in a dining facility feeding over 2000 meals daily.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Hospitality Management

Lead Cook/Line Cook Resume

Headline : Self motivated sous/management professional seeks a position that utilizes my skills in leadership, guest services, expanding culinary repertoire, and my energetic talent to achieve organizational and financial excellence.

Skills : Communication, leadership, Cooking, greeting, microsoft word programs,.

Description :

    1. Prepared for each shift by placing a clean cutting board and utensil bath at workstation.
    2. Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
    3. Provided nutritious, safe, visually appealing, innovative and properly prepared and flavored food.
    4. Conducted daily inspections and maintained food sanitation and kitchen equipment safety reports.
    5. Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with the kitchen team.
    6. Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of all food products.
    7. Consistently kept a clean and safe environment by adhering to all federal, state and local sanitation and safety requirements.
    8. Effectively managed and assisted kitchen staff in producing food for banquets, catered events and member dining areas.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Lead Cook/Chef Resume

Objective : I am currently exploring the possibility of obtaining a position as a cable splicer, in a challenging environment, providing opportunities for growth and advancement, where I can utilize my experience and skills toward becoming a valuable team member. I am eager to learn and develop new skills in this position to enhance my knowledge base. As a team player I am able to integrate and adapt effective people, situations and work environment.

Skills : Cooking, Housekeeping.

Description :

    1. Prepared a variety of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables and other food items using restaurant guidelines and recipes for cooking in ovens, grills, fryers and a variety of other kitchen equipment.
    2. Assumed 100% responsibility for the quality of products served.
    3. Maintained a clean and sanitary work station area including tables, shelves, grills, broilers, fryers, pasta cookers, saute burners, convection oven, flat top range and refrigeration equipment.
    4. Prepared item for grilling, frying, sauteing or other cooking methods by portioning, battering, breading, seasoning and/or marinating.
    5. Followed proper plate presentation and garnish set up for all dishes.
    6. Handled, stored and rotated all products properly.
    7. Completed required tasks within assigned time frames.
    8. Tracked and reported and food waste and reasoning or rationale for it.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associates Of Science In Computer Engineering

Lead Cook III Resume

Summary : Experienced in all aspects of food service preparing various types of gourmet food able to develop a positive rapport with customers well organized and effective well developed interpersonal skills(outgoing) skilled in all kitchen equipment and various coking techniques and stations committed to providing total quality service in culinary arts able to deal effectively with a full range of people enjoy working in very busy competitive environments.

Skills : Commercial Diver.

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. Maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards in work areas.
    5. Instruct cooks or other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, or presentation of food.
    6. Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils.
    7. Operate large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers, or griddles.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Hotel Management

Lead Cook Resume

Objective : Dynamic and driven professional cook with a proven record of success in fast-paced, high volume environments that require leadership, etiquette, attention to detail, compliance, team collaboration, and effective communications to complete assignments, exceed goals, and elevate standards. Looking to secure a position that will allow me to grow and offer innovative ideas in the cooking process.

Skills : Inventory Management, Employee Scheduling.

Description :

    1. Supervised food production in the absence of supervisor.
    2. Prepared and delivered food daily as outlined on the Food Production Worksheet.
    3. Maintained kitchen sanitation and safety standards.
    4. Supported set-up, service, and clean-up of food production.
    5. Ensured proper sanitation and storage of kitchen equipment.
    6. Worked closely with the Dining Services Director to maintain a positive physical and social environment for the residents.
    7. Guaranteed food was prepared in a nutritional and appetizing fashion.
    8. Provided excellent customer service to both internal and external customers.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
A.A In Culinary