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School Cafeteria Head Cook Resume

It is ideal if the head cook has knowledge of more than one type of cuisine - the work opportunities will be higher that way. S/he has to discuss with the management of the school in order to make sure that s/he respects the rules and regulations and that the parents' wishes are taken into consideration regarding the food their children will eat.


The provided resume is an example of a school cafeteria head cook resume. It shows the skills, abilities as well as the responsibilities a head cook holds. All the fake information has to be replaced if the resume is used for an application. Don't forget to write your personal information, to ensure you can be contacted for an interview.

School Cafeteria Head Cook Resume Sample

Contact Data

Name: Jill Anderson
Birth date: 12.02.1978
Email address:
Home address: 451 Roast Black, Phoenix, Arizona
Nationality: American
Marital status: married, 1 child
Phone number: (555) 555-1465

Objective/ Career Goal

I am hoping to get the position of head cook in your school cafeteria, where I could put at good use my cooking skills and experience in the field. I want to provide nutritious food to children and contribute to their healthy eating habits.


I have knowledge of different types of cuisines of different cultures. I am a clean, responsible individual; passionate about everything I do, including cooking. Cooking has been an old hobby that I turned into a career, recently. I am hoping my motivation is enough to help me get this job, in your cafeteria.


  • Very strong knowledge of cooking
  • Good notions of different types of cuisines (Mediterranean, Italian, French)
  • Self motivating individual
  • Great communication abilities
  • Customer oriented
  • Friendly, responsible person
  • Works very well in a team, as well as individually
  • Strong knowledge of food groups and how they should be combined
  • Knowledge of the temperature each food product needs to be stored at
  • Very good work hygiene knowledge
Work Experience

Cook, Luck's Dinner,
Phoenix, AZ, 20xx-20xx

  • Ordered food supplies when they were out of stock
  • Inspected the supplies upon receiving to see if they were fresh
  • Prepared various types of food: from the common breakfasts (fried eggs and bacon, sandwiches), salads, to different types of fish meals
  • Presented the evening's specialty
Burger King Cook,
Phoenix, AZ, 20xx-20xx

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Receiving the meat and food items for cooking
  • Inspecting the meat to ensure that it is fresh
  • Cooked the hamburgers and the other foods
  • Cleaned the kitchen along with the rest of the team
McDonald's worker,
Phoenix, AZ, 20XX-20XX

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Received the orders of the customers
  • Made sure each client got what they had ordered
  • Took payments for the order, by cash or credit card
  • Cleaned the working area
  • Helped the other colleagues with their tasks
  • High school diploma, Phoenix High School, Phoenix, AZ, 20XX-20XX
  • Bachelor's degree in Languages, Phoenix East University, Phoenix, AZ, 20XX-20XX
  • McDonald's worker, Phoenix, AZ, 20xx
  • Cooking classes, Burton's Kitchen, Phoenix, AZ, 20xx

Mr. John Smith
Burger King supervisor
Phoenix, Arizona

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