line chef resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Currently in school to receive a license In Heating and Air conditioning. Looking to find a job in the field while in school studying.

Coordinated Line Chef with fortes in food inventory management and kitchen sanitation and cleanliness. Experienced working on all kitchen stations, including the grill, fryer, dessert station and garnish station. Dedicated and ambitious with the ability to handle the demands of a busy kitchen. Hardworking Line Chef with a 14 year background in the food and hospitality industry. Adept at working in high-volume restaurants that require quick food preparation. Outstanding communication skills and an excellent understanding of food safety rules. Expertise in basic kitchen cleaning tasks and restocking food items.

  • Water treatment
  • Diagnostic techniques
  • HVAC and refrigeration systems
  • Single compressor systems
  • Refrigeration system evacuation
  • Focused on safety
  • Food rotation
  • Recipe Creation
  • Portioning
  • Garnishing
  • Food Presentation
  • Food Spoilage Prevention
  • Ingredients Measuring
  • Food Presentation Talent
  • Menu planning
  • Kitchen sanitation
  • Recipes and menu planning
  • Frying
  • Food safety
  • Sanitization
  • Computer proficiency
Work History
Line Chef, 01/2018 to Current
Brandywine Senior LivingWall, NJ,
  • Work multiple stations at anytime with accuracy and speed.
  • Knowledge of over 200 recipes from scratch, start to finish.
  • Monitored line processes to maintain consistency in quality, quantity and presentation.
  • Prepared meals from scratch using authentic, popular recipes to generate repeat business.
  • Maintained well-organized mise en place to keep work consistent.
  • Utilized proper cleaning techniques to sanitize counters and utensils used in preparation of raw meat, poultry, fish and eggs.
  • Oversaw grill, stove and oven and cleaned all equipment after every shift.
  • Prevented cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when cooking and plating meals for food allergy sufferers.
Line Chef, 04/2017 to 02/2018
Urbana Country ClubUrbana, IL,
  • Planned and directed high-volume food preparation in fast-paced environment.
  • Maintained well-organized mise en place to keep work consistent.
  • Followed recipes and food presentation standards.
  • Complied with sanitation and nutrition regulations and safety standards.
  • Monitored recipe portioning to control food costs.
  • Collaborated with staff members to create meals for large banquets.
  • Seasoned and marinated cuts of meat, poultry and fish.
  • Placed orders to restock items before supplies ran out.
  • Observed different kitchen chefs' preparation of sauces, breads and other items to gain knowledge in diverse cooking and baking techniques.
  • Rotated with specialty chefs to learn pastry station and sauce preparation.
  • Signed for deliveries, checked items into inventory and stocked goods into proper locations.
  • Developed and cooked memorable dishes that brought new customers into establishment.
  • Rotated food regularly, removing outdated items for proper disposal.
  • Prevented cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when cooking and plating meals for food allergy sufferers.
  • Mentored kitchen staff at all levels to prepare each for demanding roles.
  • Gathered and placed all ingredients into workstations to meet shift needs.
  • Cleaned kitchen areas, including counters, work spaces, shelves, refrigerators and freezers.
Food Truck Manager/Line Chef, 05/2013 to 06/2016
MacDinton's Irish Pub & RestaurantCity, STATE,
  • Maintained required records including food production, inventory, income and expense, meal counts and personnel records.
  • Planned menus to respond to customer preferences and set prices for each product.
  • Cooked bar and traditional Irish food using industrial grills, fryers, ovens and stoves.
  • Loaded carts and trays to transport food to various locations.
  • Stocked service stations with items such as ice, napkins or straws to prevent shortages.
  • Initiated meal preparation by chopping vegetables and preparing garnishes.
  • Operated frontline cash register to total meal costs and collect cash and credit card payments.
  • Maintained kitchen area by disposing of trash, sanitizing surfaces and washing dishes and cookware.
  • Sold beers and food at sporting events, parades, concerts gasparilla.
  • Checked stock levels and restocked items to prepare for next shift.
  • Oversaw food preparation and monitored safety protocols.
  • Maintained kitchen cleanliness and sanitation through correct procedures and scheduled cleaning of surfaces and equipment.
  • Helped general management develop prices based on inventory costs and portion sizes.
  • Verified prepared food met all standards for quality and quantity before serving to customers.
HVAC License With 608-B: HVAC Installation And Repair, Expected in 01/2022
Florida Career College - Tampa, FL,
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2021
Brookshire International Academy - Tampa, FL,
Certificate in Industrial Electricity : Industrial Electronics Technology, Expected in 05/2009
Tampa Bay Tech High School - Tampa, FL

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School Attended

  • Florida Career College
  • Brookshire International Academy
  • Tampa Bay Tech High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Line Chef
  • Line Chef
  • Food Truck Manager/Line Chef


  • HVAC License With 608-B
  • High School Diploma
  • Certificate in Industrial Electricity

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