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Chief Cook Resume

A chief cook's main attributions are: to coordinate activities that go on in the kitchen, to ensure the normal level of nutritive factors of the food, to ensure the sanitation of the raw materials used for cooking and of the culinary products, to promote the specials, to organize the activities at the working place.


The position of chief cook is usually to be found in luxury cuisine exclusive restaurants. This job consists of organizing and managing the special potential of these kinds of places. Talent and experience are compulsory conditions, to which we could add supervisory, managerial and leadership skills. The chief cook should master the skills of efficient activity, and permanently training a team.

Job duties

According to numerous employment ads, a chief cook's job duties consist of: ensuring high quality raw material supplies for the kitchen; managing the inventory of the kitchen and ensuring the high quality of the products; organizing activities and effectively scheduling personnel, to ensure high levels of efficiency, profitability and hygiene; permanently training subordinated staff; organizing and promoting high quality events.

Professional requests

In terms of professional qualities, a chief cook is usually required to have solid experience in managing a restaurant kitchen • supplies, inventory, costs, recipes etc.; be experienced, talented and passionate about cuisine; be computer literate; be interested in permanently improving and updating his/her cuisine knowledge; have good market knowledge in terms of raw materials and suppliers; have good knowledge regarding food legislation; be a talented, imaginative, courageous and responsible cook; have exceptional leadership skills.

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Chief Cook Resume Sample

Telephone number:
E-mail address:

Career objective:

Passionate in the art of preparing delicious dishes, I am very interested in a position as chief cook. I think my strong background • experience and education • could recommend me as a candidate for such a position.

Qualifications and skills:

  • trained and experienced cook;
  • leadership abilities;
  • wide knowledge in international cuisine;
  • computer skills.
Working experience

More than ten years of experience, in a family restaurant and on a cruise vessel.

Chief cook • from • to • company

Job duties:

  • planning and pricing menu,
  • managing supplies,
  • managing the team of cooks and apprentices.
Assistant cook • from • to • company

Job duties:

  • assisting the chief cook in daily kitchen activities;
  • assisting the chief cook with planning and executing menu;
  • scheduling staff duties.
Education • from • to - College of culinary arts - city

Certificates:Chief Cook Certificate of Competency


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