chef owner resume example with 10+ years of experience

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

Seasoned Small Business Owner with 15 years of experience in operations management, business strategy and financial management. Demonstrated success in capitalizing on new trends and technologies to drive business development initiatives and achieve sales goals. Highly motivated professional with 15 years of entrepreneurial and management experience. Skillfully creates and maintains professional and loyal relationships with co-workers, staff and clients while managing administrative and sales employees. Comfortable working independently as manager and leader and as collaborative team member. Applies business acumen and experience and exercises decisive judgment to meet and exceed organizational goals.

  • Labor Relations
  • Marketing Tactics
  • KPI Management
  • Goal Setting
Education and Training
University of Phoenix Tempe, AZ Expected in 06/2018 Associate of Arts : Drug Counsleor - GPA :
Food Dudes Delivery - Chef Owner
St. Cloud, MN, 08/2022 - Current
  • Set pricing structures according to market analytics and emerging trends.
  • Oversaw staff hiring, initiating new training and scheduled processes to streamline operations.
  • Kept up-to-date on regulatory changes affecting business operations.
  • Developed business from ground up and prepared records and operations for smooth handover to new owners.
  • Analyzed financial statements and trends to manage cash flow and make business decisions.
  • Hosted special events to boost brand awareness and increase community engagement.
  • Conferred with customers to understand needs and finalize purchase orders.
  • Managed operations budgeting, accounts payable and accounts receivable and payroll.
  • Executed performance reviews to encourage improved productivity for team members.
  • Created and implemented employee onboarding and training programs to promote employee retention and team collaboration.
  • Managed sales presentations to promote product and brand benefits.
  • Prepared weekly schedules to verify proper floor coverage within fiscal guidelines.
  • Kept records for production, inventory, income and expenses.
  • Employed and managed vendors by negotiating deliverables, cost and expected quality.
  • Improved company's quality and productivity by streamlining systems and processes.
  • Led startup and creation of operational procedures and workflow planning.
  • Oversaw project execution, phase progress, workmanship and team performance to drive on-time completion of deliverables.
  • Established favorable relationships with vendors and contractors, facilitating contract negotiation and development of marketing and sales strategies.
  • Analyzed client business needs and assisted in determining appropriate resources and strategies.
  • Supervised company social media and marketing efforts to expand brand awareness and attract new customers.
  • Hired and trained new department managers to increase team oversight and productivity.
  • Promoted business on social media platforms to maximize brand identity and generate revenue.
  • Supervised performance of workers with goals of improving productivity, efficiency and cost savings.
  • Determined pricing for products or services based on costs and competition.
  • Reconciled daily sales, prepared bank deposits and assessed financial transaction reports.
  • Conducted market research activities and competitive analysis to facilitate implementation of aggressive company marketing strategy.
  • Enhanced operational performance by developing effective business strategies, systems and procedures.
  • Created and implemented marketing and advertising strategies to support revenue goals and promote strategic growth.
Proper Hospitality - Food Delivery Driver
Los Angeles, CA, 05/2022 - Current
  • Followed safety rules to keep clean driving record with no accidents or incidents.
  • Issued sales promotion materials to customers to boost sales.
  • Communicated with restaurant staff to coordinate deliveries and obtain destination address.
  • Ascertained which routes would provide fastest access to customer sites, allotting for various factors such as weather and road conditions.
  • Reviewed lists of station drops, dealers or customers, loading trucks with appropriate deliverables.
  • Supplied wide range of customers with key products in alignment with specified amounts and schedules.
  • Maintained vehicle according to company and state safety requirements.
  • Reported delays due to breakdowns, weather or traffic conditions or other emergencies.
  • Resolved customers' complaints regarding products or services.
  • Utilized corporate vehicle to deliver and sell products to clients with focus on optimizing customer experience.
  • Informed regular customers of new products or services and price changes.
  • Recorded weekly hours and mileage for accurate payment.
  • Maintained positive relationships with customers to promote further business opportunities.
  • Documented time of delivery to record completion of order.
  • Offered customers information about restaurant menu items or special promotions.
  • Kept accurate logs of all deliveries and trips.
  • Maintained positive attitude and diplomacy when dealing with customers and other team members.
  • Continuously surpassed sales goals, optimizing profitability and performance of assigned territory.
  • Collected tips from customers through hands-free electronic methods.
  • Identified prospective customers by using business directories and following leads from existing clients.
  • Contacted customers prior to delivery to coordinate delivery times.
Affordable Queen B's Cleaning - Housekeeping Attendant
City, STATE, 04/2010 - 04/2020
  • Organized supplies for use based on expected customer needs.
  • Washed and polished glass windows and doors to keep entryways clear and professional.
  • Moved beds, sofas and small furniture to wipe down baseboards and remove dust and dirt from hard-to-reach areas.
  • Inspected each room for cleanliness, utilizing checklist to meet company standards.
  • Mapped out daily cleaning work assignments by assessing vacant room roster.
  • Informed supervisor when supplies were low.
  • Interacted pleasantly with clients and guests when performing daily duties.
  • Inspected furniture for damage or stains in between guest stays.
  • Used cleaning chemicals following proper guidelines.
  • Cleaned building floors by sweeping, mopping and scrubbing.

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  • University of Phoenix

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  • Chef Owner
  • Food Delivery Driver
  • Housekeeping Attendant


  • Associate of Arts

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