cook resume example with 16+ years of experience

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

Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

  • Purchasing and Receiving
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • PPE Compliance
  • Focused and Disciplined
  • High Volume Production Capability
  • Staff Supervision
  • Team Leadership
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Customer Service
  • Time Management
  • Works Well Under Pressure
  • Shift Scheduling
Education and Training
Systems Technology Institute Baguio City, Philippines, Expected in 03/2000 Associates Degree : Computer Technician - GPA :
Baguio City National High School Baguio City, Philippines, Expected in 03/1998 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Allhealth Network - Cook
Highlands Ranch, CO, 11/2013 - Current
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients.
  • Followed established procedures and requirements for safe food handling, storage and service.
  • Retained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Operated grills, fryers and broilers to cook items to quality guidelines.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of rush periods.
  • Prepared and served meals by reviewing recipes and combining and cooking ingredients.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation - Manufacturing Technician
Erie, PA, 08/2003 - 07/2009
  • Compiled and evaluated statistical data to determine and maintain product quality and reliability.
  • Wrote thorough reports detailing production quality findings and proposed recommendations.
  • Prepared and assembled materials and set up and operated production equipment in accordance with current manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures.
  • Performed production adjustments for quality and productivity.
  • Adhered to applicable regulations, policies and procedures for safety and environmental compliance.
  • Observed worker performance to verify equipment operation and maintenance.
  • Adhered to regulations and procedures for health, safety and environmental compliance.
  • Assisted engineers in developing, building or testing prototypes or new products.
  • Read worker logs, product processing sheets or specification sheets to verify adherence to specifications.
  • Collaborated with team members to promptly accomplish tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Studied operations to establish standard production rate or improve efficiency.
  • Trained new employees on company and safety standards, providing assistance and remediation with issues.
  • Analyzed, estimated or reported production costs.
  • Kept production logs and maintained job material inventory.
  • Implemented programs to address production, materials or safety problems.
Boyd Gaming, Inc. - Cashier
Michigan City, IN, 08/2002 - 05/2004
  • Accepted cash and credit card payments, issued receipts and provided change.
  • Scanned merchandise using point-of-sale system for accurate purchase totals.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.
  • Tracked company inventories, moved excess stock and arranged products to improve sales.
  • Verified customer age requirement for alcohol or tobacco purchases.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
  • Answered customer questions and provided store information.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer services.
  • Preserved appearance of store by arranging and replenishing displays and merchandise racks.
  • Delivered high level of customer service to patrons using active listening and engagement skills.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum productivity.
  • Operated cash register or POS system to receive payment by cash, check and credit card.
  • Directed trash removal and sanitation procedures to keep aisles and register area organized.
Taco Bell - Crew Member
Erie, PA, 02/2002 - 09/2002
  • Packaged menu items into bags or trays and placed drink orders into carriers.
  • Served food quickly for positive guest experiences.
  • Packed fast food products in approved containers, cups and bags.
  • Welcomed and thanked guests to demonstrate appreciation for patronage.
  • Notified kitchen staff of shortages or special orders, prompting appropriate action and keeping wait times short.
  • Presented orders to guests within anticipated service times.
  • Organized and restocked supplies to support operations and team productivity.
  • Answered questions regarding ingredients and preparation techniques to educate customers before placing orders.
  • Restocked napkins, condiments and utensils at self-service areas during slow periods.
  • Wiped down tables and removed trash and dirty plates to provide clean, welcoming dining environment.
  • Assisted management with inventory control and stock ordering.
  • Stored food in designated areas following wrapping, dating, food safety and rotation procedures.
  • Upheld high standards of productivity and quality in operations.
  • Scrubbed and polished counters to remove debris and food.
  • Maintained safe food handling practices to prevent germ spread.
  • Wiped down tables and equipment, swept and refilled stock.
  • Kept restaurant lobby, front counter and restrooms neat and clean throughout shift.
  • Maintained high standards of customer service during high-volume work shifts and fast-paced operations.

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School Attended

  • Systems Technology Institute
  • Baguio City National High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook
  • Manufacturing Technician
  • Cashier
  • Crew Member


  • Associates Degree
  • High School Diploma

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