Restaurant Chef Resume Samples

A Restaurant Chef joins the team and prepares delicious meals for the restaurant customers. The job duties often listed on the Restaurant Chef Resume are – studying recipes, setting up menus, preparing high-quality dishes, setting up the kitchen with cooking utensils and equipment, and like knives, and pans, and kitchen scales, studying each recipe and gathering all necessary ingredients, cooking food in a timely manner, delegating tasks to kitchen staff, ensuring appealing plate presentations; supervising cooks and assisting as needed, monitoring food stock and placing orders, checking the freshness of food and discarding out-of-date items, and ensuring compliance with all health and safety regulations within the kitchen areas.

Apart from proven work experience, the following skills and abilities are needed – hands-on experience with various kitchen equipment, knowledge of culinary, baking, and pastry techniques, excellent time management abilities, up-to-date knowledge of cooking techniques and recipes, and familiarity with sanitation regulations. A culinary school diploma is preferred.

 

Restaurant Chef Resume example

Restaurant Chef Resume

Objective : Expert in managing kitchen staff and preparing foods at reduced costs without compromising quality and taste. Able to think outside the box. Highlights Institutional and batch cooking Focused and disciplined Beautiful presentation of food Effective planner Serv Safe certified High volume production capability Strong attention to safe food handling procedures Focus on portion and cost control Food handlers card Hospitality and service industry background Inventory management familiarity Focus on portion and cost control Food presentation talent.

Skills : Full Knowledge Of Kitchen Operations Including Inventory And Ordering,preparation Of All Menu Facets, Soups, Sauces,ect.

Description :

    1. Systematically tasted and smelled all prepared dishes, and observed color, texture and garnishes.
    2. Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
    3. Expertly estimated staffing needs and adjusted hourly schedules in accordance with demand patterns, budget and local labor laws.
    4. Maintained a skilled kitchen staff by properly coaching, counselling and disciplining employees.
    5. Managed kitchen staff by recruiting, selecting, hiring, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, supervising, evaluating and enforcing discipline when necessary.
    6. Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
    7. Maintained a skilled kitchen staff by properly coaching, counselling and disciplining employees.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA In Hospitality Management


Restaurant Chef Resume

Summary : Restaurant Chef who is looking to reshape my business foundation, progressing forward in the business related prospects related to my studies. Strive to gain new insight aside from what I have gained in my culinary experiences. Knowledge of basic accounting information, business ethics, intrapreneurship and innovation. Over ten years of Restaurant and business related experience.

Skills : Talented Negotiator, Inventory Control, And Management Employee Recruiting, Conflict Resolution Techniques Customer Targeting.

Description :

    1. In charged of ordering food and restaurant products.
    2. Expedited kitchen staff and service staff to ensure timely orders.
    3. Conducted monthly inventory per request of costing.
    4. Wrote and priced menus.
    5. Scheduled Staff Key-holder.
    6. Worked directly to meet customers needs.
    7. Managed work flow and balance of the kitchen and dining room while displaying problem solving techniques and customer interaction.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science


Restaurant Chef Resume

Summary : Restaurant Chef with 8 years of experience in Developing a committed and motivated team while effectively managing individual associates' performance through positive reinforcement, constructive criticism and coaching, and, where needed, developing and maintaining action plans to address performance issues, Grewing Associate Opinion Score (AOS) from 72% to 84% over three years.

Skills : MS Office, Food Trak Inventory, Recipe Development, Online Ordering Systems, Food Stock Inventory System, Micros POS.

Description :

    1. Planned, organised, directed, and coordinated the workers and resources of the restaurant for the efficient, well-prepared, and profitable service of food and beverages.
    2. Specialised in English Cuisine, preparing all food items from scratch.
    3. Worked with and as executive chefs and other personnel to plan menus that are flavorful and popular with customers.
    4. Work with chefs for efficient provisioning and purchasing of supplies.
    5. Estimate food and beverage costs.
    6. Supervised portion control and quantities of preparation to minimize waste.
    7. Performed frequent checks to ensure consistent high quality of preparation and service.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma In Communication

Restaurant Chef Resume

Summary : Restaurant Chef is serving as Team Leader assisting in staff management of 40 Prepared Foods employees, Constructing menu development for Table by Market District at corporate kitchen with development team, Attending 13-week intensive Team Leader Development program which introduces new leadership to key leadership concepts, company culture, and provides leadership skills training and company systems, policies, and procedures.

Skills : Quick learner, Knowledge of food and management, Work well under pressure.

Description :

      1. Worked with other management personnel to plan marketing, advertising, and any special restaurant functions.
      2. Directed hiring, training, and scheduling of food service personnel.
      3. Daily demonstrated of problem solving techniques.
      4. Scheduled writing for kitchen and utilities staff.
      5. Collaborated closely with the Food and Beverage Director to conduct staff meetings and resolve service, product and personnel issues.
      6. Maintained updated knowledge of local competition and restaurant industry trends.
      7. Managed in a diverse environment with focus on clients and customer service.
     
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
AA

Restaurant Chef Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Restaurant Chef 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 : Restaurant Management, Warehouse Dock Supervisor.

Description :

    1. Purchased of special products Hires and trains employees franchise standards Control of minimums and maximums in main storage and transit Teperature control and management of refrigirated equipment.
    2. Processed control in order to maximise products and resources Coordination and supervision of personne ServSafe Implementation of processes in order to ensure fast response to special requests. 
    3. Planned and organisation of daily activities, mise en place Supervision and direction of catering logistics, special events and large multiple events.
    4. Ensured that all stations remain stocked before and during the meal period.
    5. Verified that kitchen staff follows all recipes and portions servings correctly.
    6. Kept kitchen, dish, and storage areas clean and organised.
    7. Received product by verifying invoice and freshness of merchandise.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Restaurant Chef Resume

Objective : Restaurant Chef is Responsible for all train- ing and development plans of the restaurant and expected to maintain good P&;L numbers as outlined in our budget which is reviewed on a monthly basis, Assigning to open the clubhouse restaurant at Yocha De He Golf Course.

Skills : Windows Xp, Excel, Smart Tracks, PowerPoint, Open Table, Word.

Description :

    1. Opened new restaurant concept, Table, for Giant Eagle / Market District, a full-service restaurant in a grocery environment.
    2. Shopped the market, for chef inspired specials on daily / weekly basis.
    3. Collaborated with other departments to utilize special products within menu items.
    4. Set excellent customer service and work examples.
    5. Actively participated as a member of the management team.
    6. Managed staffing levels throughout shift.
    7. Oversaw kitchen labor and food cost to budgetary requirements.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Restaurant Chef Resume

Summary : An experienced Restaurant Chef with over 11 years in the food industry that has the ability to adapt and move comfortably in different kitchens and situations while offering excellent skills in communication, work ethics, teamwork, leadership and self motivation. Proven ability to multi task and manage staff while ensuring quality standards and guest satisfaction.

Skills : Cooking, Ordering, Food Cost, Leadership, Cleaning, Multitasking.

Description :

    1. Enjoyed spectacular views of the Straits of Mackinac in a rocking chair on the world's largest porch.
    2. Managed a Kitchen staff of 15, guest dinner reservations and group events up to 75 people.
    3. Created and developed all recipes, plates, concepts and menus on lunch and dinner menus.
    4. Fabricated and portioned all proteins including beef, veal, fish, poultry and all types of seafood.
    5. Opened and closed entire restaurant each day in six - month season.
    6. Managed all equipment and training of staff.
    7. Performed all back of the house ordering, inventory, schedules and operations.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Restaurant Chef Resume

Objective : Restaurant Chef is responsible for the preparation and execution of all banquets ranging from groups of 10 to 2000 people I was promoted to Restaurant Chef in and assigned to open the Sports Page Pub and Grill Management and staff development of up to 10 team members and 2 sous chefs with full responsibility of the hotline, pantry, pizza station and production area in addition to ordering and inventory.

Skills : Windows Xp, Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, Spreadsheets.

Description :

    1. Worked directly with Chef de Cuisine.
    2. Opened kitchen for evening service, ordering food items and controlling food cost to 33%.
    3. Interacted with guest and wait staff in restaurant.
    4. Followed sanitation guidelines.
    5. Contributed to a 50% increase in club membership by visibly upgrading the quality and selection of food at the restaurant.
    6. Established and met objectives relative to improving food quality, safety and sanitation.
    7. Created new menu concepts for the restaurant and banquets.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate

Restaurant Chef Resume

Summary : Restaurant Chef is responsible for all administrative work which involved ordering, end of month inventory, two stage cooling and time temperature logs completed daily by team members and production lists to be completed daily, by shift, in the production kitchen.

Skills : Inventory Control, Food Service Management, Purchasing, Menu Creation, Banquet Management, Catering, Food Preparation, Cost Control.

Description :

    1. Verified that all items are available prior to connecting cooking.
    2. Seasoned and cooked food according to recipes provided.
    3. Made appropriate changed as per costumer's instructions.
    4. Cut, chopped and sliced food items.
    5. Ensured that all orders follow menu presentation.
    6. Carved meats and prepare vegetables.
    7. Ensured that food supplies are in check all the time.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS In Health Information

Restaurant Chef Resume

Summary : To become a member of a winning team in a distinguished food service establishment, where I can utilise my professional skills to assist in the growth of the business by meeting and exceeding guest expectations.

Skills : Computer, Management Experience, Food Service, Retail Management.

Description :

    1. Managed the schedule for race week.
    2. Planned and executed menu for 1,000 to 5,000 patrons.
    3. Reduced food cost by 36-40% by lowering food labor costs and product ordering receiving changes.
    4. Held weekly meetings with BOH, FOH and staff.
    5. Ordered supplies before they run out.
    6. Streamlined kitchen operations by creating more accurate prep sheets, standardized recipes and product-rotation systems; generated a 35% profitability improvement.
    7. Successfully managed within budget while maintaining optimal flow of inventory.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associates In Culinary Arts