cook resume example with 9 years of experience

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

Hard-working [Job Title] bringing detail-oriented approach to food preparation and handling. Keeps kitchen areas well-stocked and organized for maximum productivity. Team-oriented and reliable with excellent communication and problem-solving strengths.

Dedicated [Job Title] bringing 4 years of experience in restaurant environments. Team player skilled at communicating and translating customer requests. Deep understanding of OSHA and other compliance measures.

Focused [Job Title] with expertise preparing meals for customers in busy establishments. Versatile professional with experience in food safety, supply management and plating. Courteous and bilingual with excellent multitasking and presentation skills.

Disciplined individual committed to impeccable food preparation and presentation within fast-casual and fine-dining restaurants alike. Recognized for preparing high-quality cuisine aligned to restaurant standards and consistency requirements.

Certified in [Area of certification]. Detail-oriented Prep Cook accustomed to performing effectively in high-volume fast food settings. Highly skilled in [Skill] and [Skill]. Brings a strong commitment to teamwork.

  • Cutting and slicing techniques
  • Dish preparation
  • High volume production capability
  • Cleaning and organization
  • Culinary Art
  • Strong butchery skills
  • Food handlers card
  • Food presentation
  • Focused and disciplined
  • Equipment cleaning and maintenance
  • Food preparation
  • Ingredient inspection
01/2019 to 08/2021 Cook Hei Hotels & Resorts | Chicago, IL,
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of busy periods, including dinner rush.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
01/2018 to 04/2019 Cook's Assistant Nhc Murfreesboro | Murfreesboro, TN,
  • Maximized kitchen speed and efficiency by preparing salads, desserts and meats for the team players.
  • Kept detailed records of food and supply inventory, ordering more or alerting chefs of deficiencies.
  • Decreased food waste by adapting menus to changing seasons and supply availability.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Prepared food for service based on daily specials and chef's needs.
01/2016 to 01/2018 Meat Cutter Coborn's | Park Rapids, MN,
  • Cut, wrapped, weighed and labeled orders for customers.
  • Processed beef, pork and bison for freezer storage.
  • Properly stored meat to decrease waste and increase product freshness span.
  • Trained new employees on cleanliness, client interactions and various types of meat cuts.
  • Passed health inspections by correctly evaluating meat temperatures for safety and quality and keeping detailed records of heat statuses.
  • Kept detailed records of meat cuts to ensure accurate inventories.
  • Monitored employee use of machinery, including mincers, slicers and sausage fillers.
  • Closely monitored display and refrigerator temperatures to ensure safety and quality of products.
07/2011 to 12/2014 Public Relations Intern Max Borges Agency | Miami, FL,
  • Drafted social media posts and created videos with eye for viral content strategies.
  • Created original content for blog posts and website articles.
  • Assisted with planning and execution of private, company and client events.
  • Garnered and tracked media coverage for clients, company and specific campaigns.
  • Put together media kits in support of specific strategic initiatives.
  • Prepared and disseminated press releases for company and clients.
  • Developed and deepened relationships with media outlets.
  • Reviewed and corrected materials prepared by all staff to proofread and edit for spelling, grammar and style.
  • Performed clerical tasks for senior team members.
  • Maintained professionality and efficiency while working closely with leadership.
  • Managed social media accounts by composing content, engaging with followers in comments, monitoring activities and researching trends.
  • Devised public relations strategies to engage with and influence general public in support of accomplishing business objectives and boosting revenues.
  • Authored press releases and communications materials to share vital information and promote intended message.
  • Prepared and edited organizational publications such as employee newsletters or stockholder reports for internal and external audiences.
  • Wrote press releases or other media communications to promote clients.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2020 | Income Tax 2020 Centro Latino De Capacitacion, Tampa, FL, GPA:
Expected in 09/2020 | Notary Publix Centro Latino D Capacitacion, Tampa, FL, GPA:
Expected in 07/2011 Bachelor of Arts | Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Studies Camilo Cienfuegos University, Cuba, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Centro Latino De Capacitacion
  • Centro Latino D Capacitacion
  • Camilo Cienfuegos University

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook
  • Cook's Assistant
  • Meat Cutter
  • Public Relations Intern


  • Bachelor of Arts

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