executive sous chef resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Exceptional Head Chef with superb understanding of recipes and food cooking methods. Specialties include determining proper portions, menu planning and managing food inventory. Passionate about food and hospitality. Skillfully manage kitchen and food preparation areas. Skilled Head Chef with 5-6 years of culinary experience. Strong leadership and team-building capabilities.

  • Forecasting and planning
  • Signature dish creation
  • Food spoilage prevention
  • Performance assessments
  • Payroll and scheduling
  • Ingredient selection
  • Cost reduction
  • Vendor relations
  • Food preparation
  • Problem-solving
  • Employee training and development
  • Kitchen Management
  • Menu Planning
  • Grilling
  • Team Leadership
Work History
Executive Sous Chef, 05/2021 - Current
Loews Hotels , , Irvine, CA
  • Plated every dish with attractive flair to meet strict restaurant standards and maintain stellar business reputation.
  • Initiated training for new team members on culinary techniques to improve productivity and increase kitchen workflows.
  • Developed kitchen staff through training, disciplinary action and performance reviews.
  • Kept labor at or below 10% to support business profit targets.
  • Established and updated staff schedules and assignments to optimize coverage of peak times.
Head Chef, 07/2019 - 03/2020
Sodexo Uk , ,
  • Oversaw scheduling, inventory management and supply ordering to maintain fully stocked kitchen.
  • Scheduled and received food and beverage deliveries, adhering to food cost and budget.
  • Maintained well-organized mise en place to keep work efficient and consistent.
  • Hired, managed and trained kitchen staff.
Sous Chef, 11/2018 - 06/2019
Vitality Senior Living , , Malibu, CA
  • Maintained well-organized mise en place to keep work efficient and consistent.
  • Planned and directed high-volume food preparation in fast-paced environment.
  • Acted as head chef when required to maintain continuity of service and quality.
  • Mentored more than 6 kitchen staff at all levels to prepare each for demanding roles.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2007
Baldwin Park High - Baldwin Park, CA,
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  • Re-designed kitchen stations and equipment placement which increased productivity and enhanced workflow processes.
  • Prepared 3 meals, including appetizers and desserts, for high-volume catering event.
  • Ensured safe and efficient kitchen operations while managing a BOH staff of 5.
  • Designed whole new menu, including meal selections, beverages and pricing.
  • Recognized for Being on the cooking channel and Food network channel with Celebrity Chef Carla Hall.
  • Supervised team of 22 staff members.
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
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School Attended

  • Baldwin Park High

Job Titles Held:

  • Executive Sous Chef
  • Head Chef
  • Sous Chef


  • High School Diploma

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