cake decorator chef manager resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Versatile Chef with vast experience preparing dishes to impress diners. Trains and develops chefs to company standards. Anticipates ingredient needs and arranges re-stock to facilitate productive kitchen flow and uphold business standards. Results-focused [Job Title] with [Number] years of experience in fast-paced kitchen settings. Skilled in cooking, cost controls, management, crew training and development. Maintains accurate paperwork for scheduling, payroll and employee records. Food-loving individual known for remaining composed and calm under extreme pressure. Team leader supervises kitchen teams in high-stress restaurant environments. Dedicated to innovative dishes and efficient kitchen management. Organized individual with a strong desire to work in high-volume environments. Supervising large kitchens with tact and poise. Pursuing a Chef Manager position for an establishment that appreciates great cuisine. Highly trained Chef Manager gifted in handling all kitchen responsibilities with composure. A collaborative individual creates amazing, hardworking culinary teams. Ready to take on a new opportunity to help a [Type of Restaurant] gain great public exposure. Passionate, spirited and classically trained culinary professional, skilled in building relationships and developing high-performing teams. Leader in delivery of excellent customer service. Equipped to apply restaurant operational experience to grow world-class organizations. Dedicated to food safety, customer service best practices and quality food service. Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience. Committed job seeker with a history of meeting company needs with consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand. Hardworking and reliable [Job Title] with strong ability in [Task]. Offering [Skill] and [Skill]. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality. Responsible and motivated student ready to apply education in the workplace. Offers excellent technical abilities with software and applications, ability to handle challenging work, and excellent time management skills. Ambitious, career-focused job seeker, anxious to obtain an entry-level [Job Title] position to help launch career while achieving company goals.

  • Instruction and Delegation
  • Data Analysis
  • Customer Service
  • Quality Control
  • Recordkeeping and Documentation
  • Food Preparing, Plating and Presentation
  • Supply Ordering
  • Special Events and Catering
  • Quality Control and Oversight
  • Purchasing Equipment
  • Safe Food Handling
  • Coordinating Kitchen Staff
  • Quality Assessment
  • Inventory Management
  • Sanitation and Cleaning
  • Food Prep Planning
  • Food Stock and Supply Management
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Menu Planning
  • Recipe Development
  • Order Management
  • Team Leadership
01/2015 to Current Cake Decorator/Chef Manager Bass Pro Shops | Lone Tree, CO,
  • Ordered food supplies every week to restock inventory, remaining aware of budgets.
  • Trained kitchen staff in safely operating and handling equipment, machinery and utensils.
  • Prepared recipes, menu cycles and portion sizes within restaurant budgets.
  • Educated culinary staff on all current safety and food regulations to keep kitchen compliant.
  • Employed training and motivational techniques to keep atmosphere constructive for employees.
  • Directed preparation, delivery and service of catering and special meal requests.
  • Helped out in various capacities on line when restaurant was extremely busy or when employees were absent.
  • Controlled food costs by adhering to purchasing specifications, product storage requirements and recipe standards.
  • Evaluated staff job performance, rewarded excellent work and issued disciplinary action when appropriate.
  • Checked quality of food products to meet high standards.
  • Cleaned and sanitized kitchen equipment, utensils and work stations.
  • Observed food safety and sanitation protocols to reduce germ spread.
  • Trained and supervised line cooks to develop new skills and improve team performance.
  • Oversaw inventory and ordered ingredients to restock freezers, fridges and pantry.
  • Prepared workstations with ingredients and tools to increase efficiency.
  • Determined schedules and staff requirements necessary to prepare and plate food.
  • Monitored temperatures of prepared food and cold-storage areas.
  • Supervised food preparation staff to deliver high-quality results.
  • Helped management stay on top of supply needs by sharing information about low or spoiled inventory.
  • Prepared variety of foods according to exact instructions and recipe specifications.
11/2020 to 03/2021 Customer Service Associate Maxwell Street Foundation Archiving Project | City, STATE,
  • Delivered fast, friendly and knowledgeable service for routine questions and service complaints.
  • Supported customer service goals and enhanced relations through friendly, knowledgeable and positive communication.
  • Addressed inquiries, resolved customer issues and managed customer relations.
  • Consulted with customers regarding needs and addressed concerns.
  • Followed policies and procedures to meet or exceed established performance requirements.
  • Provided outstanding service to new and long-standing customers by attending closely to concerns and developing solutions.
  • Educated customers on special pricing opportunities and company offerings.
  • Organized and prioritized tasks and activities and worked within strict timeframes and deadlines.
  • Handled large amounts of cash and balanced cash drawer daily within prescribed balancing guidelines.
  • Met and exceeded productivity targets by handling every interaction with top-notch customer service.
  • Trained new hires on products and services, best practices and protocols to reduce process gaps.
  • Maintained customer privacy and protected company operations by keeping information private and confidential.
  • Improved customer service wait times to mitigate complaints.
  • Upheld quality control policies and procedures to increase customer satisfaction.
  • Assisted customers with making payments or establishing payment plans to bring accounts current.
  • Relayed customer feedback to cross-functional teams to improve products and services.
  • Performed needs analysis and presented options based on findings to help customers make decisions.
09/2015 to 10/2020 Management Assistant /Cook Shift Leader QUEST FOOD MANAGEMENT SERVICES INC. | City, STATE,
  • Trained and mentored employees, offering assistance and insight into completing job tasks when needed.
  • Consistently maintained high levels of cleanliness, organization, storage and sanitation of food and beverage products to ensure quality.
  • Cleaned and sanitized kitchen equipment, utensils and work stations.
  • Completed thorough opening, closing and shift change functions to maintain operational standards each day.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1999 to to High School Diploma | Harper High School, Chicago, IL, GPA:
Expected in to to | Kennedy King College, Chicago, IL, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Harper High School
  • Kennedy King College

Job Titles Held:

  • Cake Decorator/Chef Manager
  • Customer Service Associate
  • Management Assistant /Cook Shift Leader


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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