line cook resume example with 10+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
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Precise line cook proficient in cooking exact number of items ordered by each customer while working simultaneously on several different orders. Well-versed in preparing specialty foods and reading food orders off monitors and slips. In-depth knowledge of kitchen and bakery equipment operations, . Hard-working Cook brings detail-oriented approach to food preparation and handling. Keep kitchen areas well-stocked and organized for maximum efficiency. Team-oriented and reliable with excellent communication and problem-solving strengths. Dedicated Cook brings more than 13 years of experience in restaurant environments. Team player skilled at communicating and translating customer requests. Intricate understanding of OSHA and other compliance measures. Focused line cook with expertise preparing meals for customers in busy establishments. Versatile professional with experience in food safety, supply management and plating. Courteous and bilingual with excellent multitasking and presentation skills. Talented cook skilled at grilling, roasting and broiling meat and vegetables. Trains and develops chefs to company standards. Anticipates ingredient needs and arranges re-stock to facilitate productive kitchen flow that upholds business standards.

  • Foodservice sanitation
  • Sauce preparation
  • Ingredient inspection
  • Cutting and slicing techniques
  • Equipment cleaning and maintenance
  • Food storage
  • Cleaning and organization
  • Team-oriented
  • Food preparation
  • Contamination control
  • Highly motivated
  • Multitasking
  • Active listener
  • Recipe preparation
  • Food presentation
Education and Training
Gateway High School Aurora, CO Expected in 06/2005 GED : - GPA :
Golfsuites - Line Cook
Tulsa, OK, 10/2015 - Current
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of food products resulting in consistently high scores on health inspections.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Maintained hygienic kitchen by regularly mopping, disinfecting workspace and washing all utensils and glassware.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Oversaw food product inventory, making recommendations to line cooks to streamline kitchen operations.
  • Conducted daily inspections and maintained food sanitation and kitchen equipment safety reports.
  • Interacted with waitstaff regarding special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Mentored and train 20 cooks through grill and sauted, improving overall quality and performance.
  • Marinated food items according to corporate-provided instructions and recipes.
  • Placed frequently used food such as sea food and chicken in proper storage containers and placed perishable items in refrigerator.
  • Restocked all food items throughout shift to guarantee cooks had all necessary ingredients needed for service.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
Westrock Company - Line Leader
Hodge, LA, 07/2016 - 05/2018
  • Inspected equipment for cleanliness following each shift.
  • Worked closely with cooks to ensure that each assignment was finished ahead of its deadline.
  • Interacted with cooks at the end of shifts to provide details on all uncompleted tasks.
  • Provided safety training on prep and knifes equipment to other employees.
  • Set up and operated production equipment according to daily work orders and safety procedures.
  • Completed product assembly according to standardized procedures.
  • Recognized defective material and reported issues to management to facilitate prompt resolution.
  • Resolved interpersonal conflicts by listening, finding common ground and building relationships.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Kept team on track by assigning and supervising their activities and giving constructive feedback.
Grove Bay Hospitality Group - Line Cook
Coral Gables, FL, 02/2011 - 09/2015
  • Kept kitchen, cooking utensils and storeroom clean at all times.
  • Communicated with kitchen employees, answered questions and offered insight into food preparations.
  • Checked freezer and refrigerator each day to verify proper functioning.
  • Taught kitchen staff about proper nutrition, food allergies and dietary issues.
  • Sanitized all counters and utensils used for preparation of raw meat, poultry, fish and eggs.
  • Assessed inventory levels and placed orders to replenish goods before supplies depleted.
  • Purchased ingredients from local farms to benefit environment and reduce costs 15%.
  • Trained kitchen workers on culinary techniques to increase productivity and boost workflow.
  • Created exciting dishes at competitive prices to attract clientele and increase revenue.

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School Attended

  • Gateway High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Line Cook
  • Line Leader
  • Line Cook


  • GED

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