head cook resume example with 2+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Proactive Unloader with passion for workplace safety and solid background of superior performance in related roles. Demonstrating 5 years of efficiency and safety, known for contributing to team objectives through hard work and collaboration.

Focused Truck Loader with a distinguished understanding of pallet loading and spacial awareness. Adept at following customer orders and committed to quality assurance. Successful at working for long hours without losing accuracy.

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.

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

  • Product movement monitoring
  • Hazardous materials knowledge
  • Product tagging
  • Cargo sorting
  • Adherence to loading schedules
  • Safety protocols
  • OSHA standards
  • Truck unloading
Education and Training
Mitchelle Higg School Colorado Springs , CO Expected in 05/2001 GED : - GPA :
Taher, Inc. - Head Cook
Highland, IL, 06/2019 - 10/2019
  • Prepared mise en place every day to promote efficient preparation of signature dishes.
  • Maintained and cleaned all kitchen appliances, including grill, stove and oven.
  • Avoided cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when preparing meals for individuals with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Followed the "first in, first out" rule with every food and beverage item and ensured those that were outdated were tossed.
  • Made sure the kitchen, cooking utensils and storeroom were kept clean at all times.
  • Sanitized all counters and utensils used for the preparation of raw meat, poultry, fish and eggs.
  • Checked freezer and refrigerator each day to verify proper functioning.
  • Created exciting dishes to draw in clientele and increase revenues.
Circle K Stores, Inc. - CSR
Appling, GA, 02/2018 - 12/2018
  • Cultivated impactful relationships with customers and drove business development by delivering product knowledge.
  • Consulted with customers to determine best methods to resolve service and billing issues.
  • Improved service quality and increased sales by developing strong knowledge of company's products and services.
  • Capitalized on opportunities to enhance customer experiences and bring in repeat business.
  • Completed diverse tasks on daily basis to serve customer needs, including processing and issuing money orders, managing returns and exchanges, and logging daily shipments.
  • Documented conversations with customers to track requests, problems and solutions.
  • Assisted customers with completing quick and efficient sales transactions.
  • Delivered fast, friendly and knowledgeable service for routine questions and service complaints.
  • Worked with managers to develop service improvement initiatives.
  • Maintained up-to-date knowledge of store policies regarding payments, returns and exchanges in order to provide speedy and accurate service to each customer.
  • Worked under strict deadlines and responded to service requests and emergency call-outs.
  • Expressed appreciation for patronage, inviting and encouraging customer return visits.
  • Recommended, selected and helped locate merchandise based on customer needs and desires.
Csm Corporation - Cook
Englewood, CO, 01/2017 - 02/2018
  • Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with kitchen team to maximize efficiency.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues or customer requests, including allergen concerns.
  • Operated all kitchen equipment safely to avoid injuries.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Created nutritious, safe, visually appealing, innovative and properly prepared and flavored food.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Weighed, measured and mixed ingredients, meticulously following recipes to produce quality dishes.
  • Developed strategies to enhance catering and retail foodservice revenue and productivity goals.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Maximized efficiency of kitchen operation by overseeing daily product inventory, purchasing and receiving.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients to use oldest products first.
  • Chopped, diced, and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of busy periods, including dinner rush.
  • Emphasized food quality and specialized baking techniques to set items apart from competitor offerings.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times at lunch and dinner rush.
The Furniture Mart - Truck Unloader
Huron, SD, 08/2016 - 01/2017
  • Conveyed materials to or from storage or work sites to designated area, using hand truck, electric dolly, wheelbarrow, or other devices.
  • Assisted in navigating large loads to assigned areas.
  • Handled packages in safe and meticulous manner while unloading and transporting.
  • Unloaded parcels from truck with care to avoid damage.
  • Adhered to all workplace safety standards and OSHA regulations.
  • Read and attached appropriate labels and tags to products and packages for identification purposes.
  • Monitored pallet weights and truck capacity to adhere to standards.
  • Operated forklifts, lift gates and pallet jacks with focus on safety and efficiency.
  • Loaded and unloaded packages from loading dock to trucks.
  • Lifted heavy objects by hand or by using power hoist, and cleaned work area, machines, and equipment, using brooms, rags, and cleaning compounds.
  • Labeled packages and pallets to ensure efficient identification of items.
  • Attached identifying tags or labels to materials or marked information on cases, bales, or other containers.
  • Promoted safety throughout workplace and reported potential hazards in timely fashion.
  • Moved items from the central storage room to the shelves for customer purchase.
  • Opened containers, using steel cutters, crowbar, clawhammer, or other hand tools.

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School Attended

  • Mitchelle Higg School

Job Titles Held:

  • Head Cook
  • CSR
  • Cook
  • Truck Unloader


  • GED

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