Prep Cook Resume Samples

Just as the name denotes, the Prep Cooks are culinary professionals whose job is to prepare the food that is to be cooked. Duties included on the Prep Cook Resume include – preparing meat by slicing and cutting it in the appropriate size to be cooked, cleaning and maintaining the kitchen area, cleaning the vessels and glassware before and after cooking, managing the closing and opening duties, restocking items, labelling all items and organizing them, undertaking basic cooking tasks like parboiling food or reducing sauces; and performing all other duties as assigned.

The Prep Cook should fulfill certain requirements such as – ample knowledge of health and safety rules of the kitchen, manual dexterity, ability to be patient and stand for long hours during the cooking process, very good physical condition and a good amount of endurance. Prep Cook doesn’t always need a formal education as a good amount of working experience with a postsecondary training is all that is needed for entry-level positions.

Prep Cook Resume

Summary : Qualified Prep Cook with 10 years experience in fast-paced Fast food environment. Personable and professional under pressure. Superior computer skills and telephone etiquette. Friendly Sales Associate adept at working in diverse retail and customer service environments.

Skills : Good Knife Handling, Basic Food Knowledge, Proficient In Food Preparation And Cooking, Customer Service, Team Work

Description :

  • Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Maintained a skilled kitchen staff by properly coaching, counseling and disciplining employees.
  • Maintained updated knowledge of local competition and restaurant industry trends.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, food storage, use of kitchen equipment and utensils, sanitation and safety issues.
  • Actively involved in cost control, sanitation, menu development, training, recruitment, private dining, and catering.
  • Led shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.
  • Regularly interacted with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Culinary Arts


Line/Prep Cook Resume

Headline : Any position where my experience and interpersonal skills can be used to maximize kitchen/restaurant operations and customer satisfaction. I am an enthusiastic, detail-oriented Chef who excels in quick and efficient preparation of food items for grill, saute, oven, and other cooking stations.

Skills : Cooking, Leadership, Cleaning, Routing

Description :

  • Assisted cooks and kitchen staff with various tasks as needed, and provided cooks with needed items.
  • Informed supervisors when supplies were getting low and equipment was not working properly.
  • Placed food trays over food warmers for immediate service, and stored them in refrigerated storage cabinets.
  • Portioned and wrapped the food, and placed it directly on plates for service to patrons.
  • Prepared a variety of foods according to customers orders and supervisor instructions, following approved procedures.
  • Cut, sliced and ground meat, poultry, and seafood to prepare for cooking.
  • Received and stored food supplies, equipment, and utensils in refrigerators, cupboards, and other storage areas.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Culinary Certficiation


Chef/Prep Cook Resume

Objective : Qualified and motivated Customer Service Specialist with several years in fast-paced, team based customer service environments. Personable and professional under pressure, excelling at customer satisfaction and retention.

Skills : Time Management, Computer Proficiency, Multi-tasking Ability, Friendly Demeano,r Adaptability, Exceptional Communication, Good Telephone Etiquette, Strong Client Relations.

Description :

  • Maintained smooth and timely operations in preparation and delivery of meals and kitchen sanitation.
  • Enhanced and maintained the central standardized recipe and ingredient repository, including nutritional and cost information.
  • Inspected kitchens to observe food preparation quality and service, food appearance and cleanliness of production and service areas.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of food and catering trends prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking, and waste control guidelines.
  • Met production requirements for all aspects of banquet and outlet desserts and breakfast pastries.
  • Accurately and efficiently prepared healthy, delicious fish, meat and vegetable-based dishes.
  • Cooked and served food and meals in accordance with planned menus, diet plans, recipes, portions, temperature control procedures, and facility policies.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Array Resume

Summary : Experience in fast-food work. Knowledge of: basic Microsoft Word, Word Perfect, basic Excel, basic CAD, basic data entry, 45 wpm, filing and organization skills, some invoicing skills, all knowledge of email programs, answering multi-line phones.

Skills : Prep Cook, Mason

Description :

  • Keeps the line cooks stocked with basic, critical items throughout the shift; and cleans, sanitizes, and maintains equipment, utensils, and tools.
  • Developed organization and knife skills to reduce food prep time by 16 percent.
  • Cooked and served food and meals in accordance with planned menus, diet plans, recipes, portions, temperature control procedures, and facility policies.
  • Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Responsibilities plated, prepped, cooked the food and supervised my team.
  • Clean, organize and maintain walk-in refrigerator, reach-in refrigerator, cooler drawers, prep, and dry storage area.
  • Worked as a prep cook, where I would prepare large amounts of food to serve to our guest.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Liberal Arts

Cook/Prep Cook Resume

Objective : Trained and skilled in food service preparations with an exceptional proficiency in meal synchronization and service. Seeking an entry level position into the food industry. Demonstrated ability in delivering high quality food service.

Skills : English Language Active Listening Food Production Installation Equipment Maintenance

Description :

  • Perform duties which combine preparing and serving food and nonalcoholic beverages.
  • Clean and sanitize work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes, or silverware.
  • Store food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage.
  • Prepare a variety of foods, such as meats, vegetables, desserts, according to customers' orders or supervisors' instructions, following approved procedures.
  • Take and record the temperature of food and food storage areas such as refrigerators and freezers.
  • Monitored freshness of food products helping to reduce spoilage by 11 percent.
  • Ensures the highest quality food is prepared per the exact recipe specifications at all times.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Prep Cook / Cook / Waitress Resume

Objective : A Culinary Arts Enthusiast with four years of work experience. I want to acquire a position utilizing my food service skills, time management skills and quality assurance knowledge.

Skills : Familiar With All Kitchen Equipment, Procedures, Flow, HSACP

Description :

  • Keeps the line cooks stocked with basic, critical items throughout the shift; and cleans, sanitizes, and maintains equipment, utensils, and tools.
  • Ensures the highest quality food is prepared per the exact recipe specifications at all times.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Properly measures and assembles ingredients required for preparing the standard recipes.
  • Prepare all food items to order, following standard recipes and procedures within specified time limits.
  • Kept kitchen hygiene to health department standards assisted guests with inquiries.
  • Prepare and follow exact recipes, while conducting proper food safety and sanitation methods.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Kitchen Lead, And Bar Back Resume

Objective : I enjoy working with a team, I get along with everyone. I am flexible and adjust easily to change. I am an easy going person but a very hard worker, dedicated, loyal, and reliable.

Skills : Short Order Cook, Prep Specialist, Prepare Food Using Recipe Cards, Cook In Quantities, Cook In Quantities

Description :

  • Duties included training all new hires, setting a good example for and retraining current employees, managing the kitchen, and handling internal problems throughout the restaurant.
  • Maintained cleanliness of station ensuring sanitary conditions and scoring 95 percent on safety checks.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces when beginning a new task to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Provided customers with great customer service while serving them products from our chef case as well as handling deli meats and cheese.
  • Follow all recipes and procedures with no variation to ensure uncle pops popcorn is always providing the highest quality products.
  • Undertake basic cooking duties such as reducing sauces, preparing entrees and salads.
  • Ensured first-in-first-out system with all ingredients labeled and stored properly.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Administration and Marketing

Prep Cook Resume

Headline : Cook with 5 years of experience cooking in fine dining environments. Prior work as prep cook, line chef, and sous chef.

Skills : Beautiful Presentation Of Food, Strong Attention To Safe Food Handling Procedures, Fast Learner

Description :

  • Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Led shifts while personally preparing food items and executing requests based on required specifications.
  • 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.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces when beginning a new task to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Cooked and served food and meals in accordance with planned menus, diet plans, recipes, portions, temperature control procedures and facility policies.
  • Practiced safe food handling procedures at all times accomplishments team leader.
  • Ensures the highest quality food is prepared per the exact recipe specifications at all times.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Culinary Arts

Chefs Assistant/Prep Cook Resume

Summary : Interested in expanding my culinary arts with any food establishment or restaurant to eventually gain enough knowledge to operate my own business.

Skills : Baker, Prep Cook

Description :

  • Clean and sanitize all production equipment, surface areas for working and the whole of the kitchen areas as per the cleaning schedules and procedures.
  • Wash dishes and pots, skillfully operate the dishwashing machine and allocate and keep clean utensils, dishes and pots.
  • Adhere to proper food handling techniques and properly balance time use, material, and equipment to avoid unnecessary expense and waste.
  • Strictly follow safety regulations, report unsafe conditions and all injuries and work practices to the supervisor.
  • Keeps the line cooks stocked with basic, critical items throughout the shift; and cleans, sanitizes, and maintains equipment, utensils, and tools.
  • Maintained cleanliness of station ensuring sanitary conditions and scoring 95 percent on safety checks.
  • Monitored freshness of food products helping to reduce spoilage by 11 percent.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Prep Cook Resume

Headline : Possesses strong communication and time management skills. Energetic, bilingual team player with several years of work as a fast food crew member, dishwasher and busier in a busy, family-owned restaurant.

Skills : Sales, Cooking, Food Service

Description :

  • Prepared specialty foods such as pizzas and sandwiches, following specific methods that required quick prep time.
  • Prepared a variety of foods according to customers' orders or supervisors' instructions, following approved procedures.
  • Placed food trays over food warmers for immediate service or store them in refrigerated storage cabinets.
  • Followed food safety procedures according to company policies and health and sanitation regulations.
  • Performed all position responsibilities accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Maintained and managed food and supply inventory with due diligence keeping accurate records.
  • Prepare, chop, clean and cook ingredients as indicated in company recipes.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate in Food Safety

Hot Prep Cook Resume

Summary : To obtain a position where I can maximize my professional culinary skills while bringing my multilayer of management, communication, organizational skills, and customer service.

Skills : Cooking, Communications, Cashier

Description :

  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, food storage, use of kitchen equipment and utensils, sanitation and safety issues.
  • 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.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches, and surfaces when beginning a new task to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Practiced safe food handling procedures at all times verified the freshness of products upon delivery.
  • Ensure all food and other items are stored properly comply with nutrition and sanitation guidelines perform other kitchen duties as assigned.
  • Undertake basic cooking duties such as reducing sauces, parboiling food etc.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Dietary Aide/Prep Cook Resume

Summary : Efficient and enthusiastic with strong knowledge of the food and beverage industry. Proficient in managing high-volume operations. Highlights Customer-oriented Strong leader.

Skills : Taking Calls, And Customer Service, Knife Handling, Safety And Food Handling, Basic Kitchen Knowledge.

Description :

  • Followed all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage to uphold proper health standards.
  • Routinely supported other areas of the restaurant as requested, including special orders.
  • Routinely cleaned work areas, glassware, and silverware throughout each shift.
  • Managed closing duties, including restocking items, developed and maintained positive working relationships with others to reach business goals.
  • Routinely cleaned cookware, counters, floors, storage areas and service refrigerators.
  • Developed organization and knife skills to reduce food prep time by 16 percent.
  • Ensure all food and other items are stored properly comply with nutrition and sanitation guidelines perform other kitchen duties as assigned.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Hot Prep Cook Resume

Summary : Experienced line/prep cook. Prepared smoked meats for a local restaurant. Salads, Sauces. Prep. Experienced with both production and cooking to order. Excellent plating and presentation skills. Reliable, experienced, punctual.

Skills : Food Service & Retail Customer Service Experience, Excellent Cashier & Management Experience In The Front End Needs, Over Whelping Organization, Always Early & On Time For My Work Day, Very Energetic & Have Strong Communication

Description :

  • Followed all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage to uphold proper health standards.
  • Routinely supported other areas of the restaurant as requested, including special orders.
  • Routinely cleaned work areas, glassware, and silverware throughout each shift.
  • Managed closing duties, including restocking items, developed and maintained positive working relationships with others to reach business goals.
  • Routinely cleaned cookware, counters, floors, storage areas and service refrigerators.
  • 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.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, taking out trash etc.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Busser/Prep Cook/Host Resume

Objective : Establish a career in a friendly local business that produces a high quality product.

Skills : Great Communication , Great Listening , Ready And Willing To Learn . Previous Experince In The Past

Description :

  • Responsibilities preparing food for both, Delta first class and in house meals.
  • Required to keep a clean and tidy work environment as well as work as a team with new trainees and coworkers.
  • Being able to get along well with coworkers is incredibly important as most daily operations are entirely collaborative.
  • Undertake basic cooking duties such as reducing sauces, parboiling food etc.
  • Prepares minor side dishes as well as helps chefs during the service of meals.
  • Able to handle, cook, and clean deep fryer, industry grills, and stovetops and ovens.
  • Monitored and restocked supplies throughout the day to aid swift, efficient flow for cooks.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Psychology

Prep Cook Line Resume

Summary : Four years in fine dining, experienced in taking food orders, training staff, prepping,and safely handling food while providing excellent customer service.

Skills : Customer Service, Keyboarding, Inventory, Microsoft Works, Cashier

Description :

  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of all food products.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Consistently tasted, smelled and observed all dishes to ensure they were visually appealing and prepared correctly.
  • Closed down the kitchen after each shift and precisely followed closing checklist for kitchen stations.
  • Mixed, weighed and proofed ingredients in accordance with bakery recipes.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, taking out trash etc.
  • Learn different types of cooking styles and are able to explore and learn new ways of cooking.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Cashier/Prep Cook Resume

Objective : Skillful and dedicated Customer Service Rep with extensive experience in working with the public, and support of daily operations. Highly focused and results-oriented; able to identify goals and priorities and resolve issues in initial stages.

Skills : Properly Handles, Stores, Thaw, Cook, And Prepare Food According To The Alabama Department Of Health Regulations. Exceptional Customer Service

Description :

  • Completed production chart to ensure product was prepped to standard, labeld, and stored for ready to serve.
  • Completed haccups(temperature chart) before and after shifts also at any needed time.
  • Maintained substantial work ethic and performance to ensure all priorities are met.
  • Followed recipes, according to policy;bake, chop, slice, cut, portion, mix.
  • Always participated in team work, helping and coaching others, as well as training new employees.
  • Preparing all prep orders dating and put away with proper temperature.
  • Practice cleanliness and proper food sanitation standards at all times.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma

Line Cook/ Prep Cook Resume

Headline : Customer service, sales and prep-cook expert who is determined to have solutions to problems as well as delivering every costumers needs. My goal each day is making sure I am punctual and that I am able to build a long-term relationship with my customers through positive customer care.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Customer Service, Cash Handling, Call Center, Server, Cooking

Description :

  • Follows recipes, portion controls, and presentation specifications as set by the restaurant.
  • Cleans and maintains station in practicing good safety, sanitation, organizational skills.
  • Has understanding and knowledge to properly use and maintain all equipment in station.
  • Assists with the cleaning, sanitation, and organization of kitchen, walk-in coolers, and all storage areas.
  • Performs additional responsibilities, although not detailed, as requested by the chef, sous chef or kitchen manager at any time.
  • Provided courtesy and informative customer service in an open kitchen format.
  • Managing food prep and cook times, especially in preparation for lunch and dinner rushes.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Line Cook/Prep Cook/Expeditor Resume

Summary : Experienced Prep Cook with the ability to prep various ingredients with precision and efficiency according to recipe specifications. Team oriented. Ability to excel under pressure.

Skills : Organizational , Time Management, Problem Solving,

Description :

  • Utilized excellent knife skills to chop, dice, and slice vegetables, carve and grind meats and cheeses.
  • Maintained cleanliness of station, ensuring standard sanitary conditions by mopping, washing dishes and work stations.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by washing and sanitizing dishes and surfaces.
  • Ensuring that all meats, fish, and vegetables are cut and stored correctly.
  • Properly measures and assembles ingredients required for preparing the standard recipes.
  • Ensured the food being served was always fresh and had undergone the proper food handling procedure.
  • Cooked batches of pre-ordered food including hamburgers, fried chicken, etc.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS in Culinary Arts

Busser/Prep Cook/Host Resume

Objective : I am good at most anything I do. I am a very fast learner and I am interested in computers and I am a friendly person.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Windows, Data Entry, Training

Description :

  • Maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, taking out trash etc.
  • Undertake basic cooking duties such as reducing sauces, parboiling food etc.
  • Use many skills such as slicing and dicing, cooking and cleaning.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained the correct temperature of all food products.
  • Open kitchen, plan and prepare meals for a hot table in MSP airport.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to complete my meals by the deadline.
  • Use and care of all kitchen equipment including coolers, freezers, dishwashers, gas-ranges, convection ovens, deli-slicers, and other basic equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Culinary Arts

Line Cook/Prep Cook Resume

Summary : To obtain a position as a team player in a challenging environment to where my skills and experience can be fully utilized to gain further experience and help this company achieve it's goals.

Skills : Intermediate Knowledge Of Many Programs Including Microsoft Word And Excel. Able To Handle Multiple Tasks Within A Set Period Of Time.

Description :

  • Inspect and clean food preparation areas, such as equipment and work surfaces, or serving areas to ensure safe and sanitary food-handling practices.
  • Ensure freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items, and rotating stock.
  • Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
  • Collected and prepared fresh ingredients, such as washing, cutting, and peeling vegetables, cleaning and cutting various meats and seafood, etc.
  • Assisted the senior cooks in the kitchen with meal preparation and basic cooking.
  • Aside from prep duties, I perform catering deliveries to the downtown grand rapids area as well.
  • Wash dishes by hand in a three sink compartment using environmentally friendly dish soap and sanitizer.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma