LiveCareer-Resume

lead cook resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
  • C:
  • resumesample@example.com
  • Date of Birth:
  • India:
  • :
  • single:
Summary

Dedicated Lead Cook with a distinguished understanding of [Area of expertise] cooking and excellent knife skills. Proficient in time management and filling orders with exceptional speed and accuracy. Gifted at supervising kitchen staff and staying calm in busy situations

Love getting to know the residents and their dislikes

Skills
  • Knife safety
  • Spoilage prevention
  • Kitchen organization
  • Kitchen sanitation
  • Food processing
  • Menu preparation
  • Employee supervision
  • Post-shift cleanup
  • [Specialization] nutrition
  • Ingredient preparation
  • Kitchen staff management
  • Cleaning and sanitizing methods
  • Dish preparation
  • Safety and health guidelines
  • Food allergy understanding
  • Inventory oversight
  • Meal preparation
  • Nutrition
  • Food preparation
  • Recipe preparation
  • Multitasking
  • Foodservice sanitation
  • Team-oriented
  • Equipment cleaning and maintenance
  • Cutting and slicing techniques
  • Cleaning and organization
  • Ingredient inspection
  • ServSafe
Experience
Lead Cook, 02/2016 - Current
Cancer Treatment Centers Of America Zion, IL,
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Precooked garnishes such as bacon pieces for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues or customer requests, including allergen concerns.
  • Inventoried kitchen sections and refilled supplies.
  • Washed, sliced, peeled and cut various foods to prepare for cooking or serving.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Double-checked plated meals for any last minute changes before sending to dining room.
  • Trained new chefs on menu items and kitchen procedures.
  • Discussed safe operations of kitchen equipment, regulating temperatures and cooking times.
  • Observed and tested food to determine whether food was cooked sufficiently and according to recipes.
  • Cooked food following specific measurements and recipes.
  • Re-developed entire menu in [Year], increasing sales revenue [Number]%.
  • Directed [Number] cooks and food service workers in daily routines, including [Action] and [Action] to operate [Number]-seat [Type] restaurant.
  • Implemented food quality specifications through menu planning, plate presentation and quality checks.
  • Prepared food in the morning and before services started.
  • Completed workstation set up and break down, properly disposing of leftover food.
  • Prepared more than [Number] dishes per day in fast-paced [Type] environment while maintaining high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Stood in for other members of the kitchen staff.
  • Monitored culinary standards and operational guidelines, including kitchen areas, food preparation and facility conditions.
  • Monitored and reported food and labor costs and waste, saving $[Amount] per month.
  • Assisted Sous Chef with training and development of culinary staff.
  • Analyzed forecast sheets and production plans to prepare ingredients for daily menu.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
Line Cook, 01/2012 - 02/2016
Sands Of Kahana Phoenix, AZ,
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Marinated food items according to corporate-provided instructions and recipes.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Washed and peeled ingredients to prepare for use in different meals and recipes.
  • Prepared more than [Number] dishes per day in fast-paced [Type] environment while maintaining high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Assisted in preparation of menu items such as steaks, burgers and sandwiches.
  • Recorded and reported status of various ingredient stock levels to notify manager to reorder products.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues or customer requests, including allergen concerns.
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Interacted with waitstaff regarding special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Restocked all food items throughout shift to guarantee cooks had all necessary ingredients needed for service.
Prep Cook/Line Cook Supervisor, 06/2007 - 12/2014
Holiday Inn City, STATE,
  • Maintained clean and orderly appearance throughout kitchen and dining area.
  • Precooked garnishes such as bacon pieces for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Executed proper techniques when preparing menu item ingredients.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Adhered to all regulatory standards regarding safe and sanitary food prep.
  • Made all meals in accordance with company standards and requirements.
  • Offered support to other stations during high-volume shifts to maintain optimal coverage and meet customer needs.
  • Rotated stock items and ingredients to maintain efficiency and freshness.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Identified machine malfunctions, leading to cost-saving repairs.
  • Operated grills and steamers to prepare vegetables, potatoes, rice and meats.
  • Completed more than [Number] orders each shift with focus on quality and efficiency.
  • Assisted with dining room tasks by removing soiled dishes during meal service and returning to kitchen for washing.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues or customer requests, including allergen concerns.
  • Maintained quality and freshness of food by rotating stock [Number] times per [Timeframe].
  • Contributed to [Number]% satisfaction rating as shown on [Type] social media app.
  • Assisted with training and development of new talent.
  • Dressed, seasoned and garnished appetizers and salads to prepare for food service.
  • Cooked food following specific measurements and recipes.
  • Operated steam kettles to produce [Number]-gallons of [Type] soup each day.
  • Marinated and pre-cooked [Type] and [Type] meats for appetizers and entrees to prepare for meal service.
  • Offered support to other stations in high-volume shifts or as needed.
  • Organized and labeled stock of ingredients to maintain needed inventory levels.
  • Prepared more than [Number] dishes per day in fast-paced [Type] environment while maintaining high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Improved overall kitchen efficiency through [Action], leading to [Result].
  • Prepped vegetables and [Type] ingredients by washing, chopping and dicing.
  • Verified proper food preparation by regulating temperature of ovens, broilers, grills and roasters.
  • Sliced meats to prepare for cooking and assembly of menu items such as [Type] and [Type].
Education and Training
Did Not Did Not Graduate: , Expected in
-
Pacific High School - Pacific, MO
GPA:
Status -

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Your data is safe with us

Any information uploaded, such as a resume, or input by the user is owned solely by the user, not LiveCareer. For further information, please visit our Terms of Use.

Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Pacific High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Cook
  • Line Cook
  • Prep Cook/Line Cook Supervisor

Degrees

  • Did Not Did Not Graduate

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

*As seen in:As seen in: