cook resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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I've been in the restaurant industry my whole life I'm a dedicated cook but I can always improve my skills and I feel like with the Creole Cuisine Group I could do just that i would love the opportunity. My wife and I are from Florida and thinking of making the move to New Orleans and I would love the opportunity to broaden my horizon on the food industry I'm punctual always at work hard working and will do anything that is needed to help the restaurant function and be productive so I really hope I get the opportunity to show you what I'm able to do and also learn some new ways as well.

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

Hardworking Fast Food Cook offering excellent food preparation and handling skills. Keep kitchen areas well-stocked and organized for maximum efficiency. Team-oriented and reliable with excellent communication and problem-solving strengths.

Disciplined individual committed to impeccable food preparation and presentation within both fast-casual and fine-dining restaurants. Recognized for preparing high-quality cuisine aligned to restaurant standards and consistency requirements. Certified in [Area of Certification] and [Area of Certification].

Motivated and hardworking cook with 18 years of experience cooking delicious items quickly at fast food establishments. Expert at preparing various menu items using basic and advanced cooking methods. Customer-focused and dedicated to preparing orders exactly as requested.

Structured cook with 18 years of experience producing [Type] and [Type] cuisines. Expertly create sauces and follow complicated recipes. Team player valued for positive attitude and exceptional productivity within fast-paced settings.

Prompt cook cultivates fast-paced environment by efficiently and systematically assembling meals. Dynamic individual develops meals briskly and accurately while working stand-alone or within team settings.

Qualified Cook with 18 years of experience in restaurant environments. Team-player highly skilled at communicating clearly with cashiers and kitchen staff. Current Food Handler permit.

Talented cook implements current systems and strategies in grilling, roasting, and broiling of meat and vegetables. Knowledgeable in safe cooking of cuisine.

Self-motivated cook used to working in busy kitchen. Proficient in preparing main dishes, appetizers, salads and desserts. Experienced training and supervising new employees.

  • Contemporary sauce work
  • Cutting and slicing techniques
  • Food presentation
  • Dish preparation
  • High volume production capability
  • Food handlers card
  • Strong butchery skills
  • Focused and disciplined
  • Cleaning and organization
  • ServSafe certified
  • Kitchen equipment cleaning
  • Well-tuned palette
  • Grilling
  • Operating fryers and grills
  • Stocking supplies
  • Preparing ingredients
  • Frying
  • Plating dishes
  • Cleaning and sanitization
  • Food preparation
  • Stocking ingredients
Cook, 09/2018 - Current
Americare Senior Living Neosho, MO,
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues or customer requests, including allergen concerns.
  • Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with kitchen team to maximize efficiency.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Created approximately [Number] orders simultaneously during busy periods with high accuracy, maintaining customer satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Performed work station prep, including [Task] and [Task] prior to shift start.
  • Weighed, measured and mixed ingredients, meticulously following recipes to produce quality dishes.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to minimize salmonella and other foodborne illnesses.
  • Mixed, weighed and proofed ingredients to match exact recipe formula.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients to use oldest products first.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including [Type], [Type] and [Type].
Cook Foodrunner , 06/2017 - Current
University Of Colorado Boulder Boulder, CO,
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Collaborated in development of [Type] procedures.
  • Completed [Type] project resulting in [Result].
Head Line Cook, 03/2000 - 12/2007
Archellos Pizza Depot City, STATE,
  • Planned and prepared food products orders to maintain appropriate stock levels.
  • Reduced food costs by [Number]% by expertly estimating purchasing needs and buying through approved suppliers.
  • Supervised kitchen staff of [Number] individuals, delivering on-the-fly training and mentoring to improve skills.
  • Stocked and managed inventory items using First-In First Out (FIFO) method to use products prior to expiration and reduce food waste.
  • Trained numerous kitchen personnel from ground up to take on challenging stations such as [Type] and [Type].
  • Avoided cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when preparing meals for individuals with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Monitored kitchen area and staff to ensure overall safety and proper food handling techniques.
  • Created tasty dishes using popular recipes, delighting patrons and generating return business.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2006
Walton High School - Defuniak Springs, FL
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  • Walton High School

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  • Cook Foodrunner
  • Head Line Cook


  • High School Diploma

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