Chef resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

I’m amazing motivated worker that’s willing to learn any new trades any new styles of work I am driven. I’m all about positivity bring good energy to the workplace you know whatever my assignment is I do it to my Best ability.

  • Portion and cost control
  • Budgeting and cost control
  • Food and beverage pairing
  • Waste control
  • Food preparation techniques
  • Banquets and catering
  • Meal preparation
  • Pantry restocking
  • Company safety standards
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Customer service oriented
  • Resource management
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Cleaning and sanitizing methods
  • Dish preparation
  • Purchasing
06/2021 to 08/2021
Chef Your Life Senior Living Tallahassee, FL,
  • Instructed cooks and other workers in preparation, cooking, garnishing and presentation of food
  • Trained kitchen workers on culinary techniques.
  • Monitored quality, presentation and quantities of plated food across line.
  • Monitored kitchen area and staff to maintain overall safety and establish proper food handling techniques.
  • Assessed inventory levels and placed orders to replenish goods before supplies depleted.
  • Inspected freezers and refrigerators prior to each shift to check temperature levels and verify proper functionality.
  • Supervised preparation of specialty items and customer requests to verify accuracy in production.
  • Oversaw hiring, training and development of kitchen employees.
  • Incorporated customer recommendations and feedback to experiment with new dishes.
  • Assigned specific duties to employees to maintain productive operation of kitchen and food service.
  • Researched, developed and introduced menu concepts with creation of new recipes.
  • Talked to patrons about dietary issues and food allergies to prepare meals meeting individual needs.
  • Managed kitchen staff team and assigned various stages of food production.
  • Considered seasonal product pricing and availability in development of promotional dishes and menu selections.
  • Liaised with vendors to purchase optimal recipe ingredients at cost-effective rates.
  • Reduced food costs by estimating purchasing needs and buying through approved suppliers.
  • Cleaned, sanitized and maintained food storage, preparation and serving areas.
  • Implemented surface and equipment schedules and standards to maintain clean, neat and sanitized kitchen.
  • Checked stock deliveries for safety, quality and quantity.
09/2018 to 11/2020
Caregiver Aimbridge Hospitality Flowood, MS,
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Observed patients for changes in physical, emotional, mental or behavioral condition and injuries.
  • Created safe and positive living situations for clients by communicating with family and other staff about concerns or challenges.
  • Assisted with meal planning to meet nutritional plans.
  • Followed care plan and directions to administer medications.
  • Drove clients to shop for groceries, attend doctor appointments and run errands.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication use, documenting variances and concerning responses.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding to prevent infection.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
06/2018 to 03/2020
Barista The Well New York, NY,
  • Operated cash register, collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Prepared and served hot and cold beverages such as coffee, espresso drinks, blended coffees and teas.
  • Greeted guests with pleasant smile and superior customer service.
  • Maintained calm demeanor during high-volume periods and special events.
  • Maintained clean and organized workspace, enabling coworkers to locate resources and product.
  • Described menu items to customers and suggested products based on stated preferences.
  • Memorized official and off-menu coffee and tea preparations.
  • Received and accurately processed customer payments.
  • Maintained highest standards of conduct and service to support company reputation.
  • Educated customers on beverage menu items and provided samples of daily brews.
08/2016 to 03/2019
Catering Server The Del Monte Lodge Pittsford, NY,
  • Kept customer and food preparation areas clean and well-organized.
  • Set up and tore down all catering services in banquet halls and at customer locations.
  • Boosted customer satisfaction by quickly addressing and resolving complaints with food or service.
  • Worked multi-course dinners with pre-plated foods.
  • Loaded supplies and food into delivery vans and unloaded at events.
  • Managed and restocked drink stations.
  • Took orders, prepared foods and processed payments in full-service establishment.
  • Wrapped silverware efficiently and organized napkins for up to [Number] guests.
  • Prepared individual condiments and dispensers for transportation to catering locations.
  • Monitored and counted food stock and supplies to reorder on time.
  • Prepared [Type] food items, following recipes to cut, chop and combine ingredients in correct amounts and with proper technique, cooking to perfection.
  • Entered customer food orders into computer system.
  • Monitored customer movements and quickly cleared empty tables for future customers.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2018
High School Diploma:
Long Beach High School - Long Beach, Ny

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School Attended

  • Long Beach High School

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  • Chef
  • Caregiver
  • Barista
  • Catering Server


  • High School Diploma

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