Cook

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Ivy Haddington
Bridgeport CT | (123) 456-7891 | ihaddington@email.com
Summary
Motivated and inspired Cook with 15+ years of experience in high volume casual and fine-dining restaurants. Dedicated to increasing kitchen efficiencies and delighting customers while continually striving to improve culinary expertise.
Education
NORTHWEST VERMONT UNIVERSITY
Jan '99-May '03
Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Arts
Experience
CLOUD CLEARWATER, Lead Cook
Jul '19 - Current
  • Serve as saucier and poissonnier, managing all aspects of sautéd and fish dishes for award-winning French cuisine restaurant
  • Revamped menu in collaboration with chef, introducing 6 new items and boosting sales revenue 23% in 2 months
  • Track and order supplies and food items, closely monitoring budget and vendor pricing
CRANE & JENKINS, Cook
Aug '15 - Jul '19
  • Created stock and prepared delicately balanced soups from scratch
  • Assembled composed salads, aesthetically grouping food items and building and dressing salad in layers
  • Assumed management of and reinforced kitchen safety and sanitation practices, rapidly increasing health inspection score to A+ rating
Certifications
  • ServSafe Certification
Skills
  • Expert Saucier

Resume samples

Ivy Haddington
Bridgeport CT | (123) 456-7891 | ihaddington@email.com
Summary
Motivated and inspired Cook with 15+ years of experience in high volume casual and fine-dining restaurants. Dedicated to increasing kitchen efficiencies and delighting customers while continually striving to improve culinary expertise.
Education
NORTHWEST VERMONT UNIVERSITY
Jan '99-May '03
Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Arts
Experience
CLOUD CLEARWATER, Lead Cook
Jul '19 - Current
  • Serve as saucier and poissonnier, managing all aspects of sautéd and fish dishes for award-winning French cuisine restaurant
  • Revamped menu in collaboration with chef, introducing 6 new items and boosting sales revenue 23% in 2 months
  • Track and order supplies and food items, closely monitoring budget and vendor pricing
CRANE & JENKINS, Cook
Aug '15 - Jul '19
  • Created stock and prepared delicately balanced soups from scratch
  • Assembled composed salads, aesthetically grouping food items and building and dressing salad in layers
  • Assumed management of and reinforced kitchen safety and sanitation practices, rapidly increasing health inspection score to A+ rating
Certifications
  • ServSafe Certification
Skills
  • Expert Saucier
Malik Rabb
Portland OR | (123) 456-7891 | mrabb@email.com
Summary
Passionate Cook with more than 3 years of experience in the food service industry. Focuses on increasing brand recognition and loyalty by providing superior dining experiences for guests.
Education
LONGFORD TECH
Aug '11-Dec '13
Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts
Experience
RETAIL OCEAN, Cook
Jul '19 - Current
  • Proficient in preparing ingredients, including cutting meat and chopping/peeling vegetables and fruit
  • Manage time effectively when preparing and cooking food orders to minimize customer wait time and increase kitchen efficiencies
  • Monitor food quality and ensure items are stored appropriately
  • Recommended improvements to plate presentation, receiving high praise from management and improving the customer experience
CRANE & JENKINS, Junior Cook
Aug '15 - Jul '19
  • Set up and managed made-to-order breakfast stations for events with 50 to 200+ guests
  • Prepped and assembled 30+ gourmet sandwich box lunches daily
  • Tracked and reported inventory, reducing food waste and saving $150 each month
Certifications
  • Certified Culinarian
Skills
  • Time Management
  • Inventory & Cost Savings

Common Skills

  • Cooking

  • Customer Service

  • Inventory

  • Kitchen

  • Management

  • Receptionist

  • Sales

  • Scheduling

Common Certifications

  • Culinary Arts

  • Food Handler

  • Food Manager Certification

  • Food Safety Manager

  • OSHA 10

  • ServSafe

  • ServSafe Alcohol

  • TABC

  • TIPS Certified

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