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First Cooks coordinate the activity of kitchen staff and make sure clients enjoy an excellent dining experience. Activities listed on a First Cook resume sample are recruiting and training employees, creating menus, assigning tasks, implementing food hygiene standards, and finding ways to use leftovers. Those looking to pursue a culinary career as First Cooks should be able to demonstrate the following assets in their resumes: cooking skills, creativity, leadership, time management, knowledge of food hygiene, and commercial awareness. A culinary degree is usually required for this role.

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First Cook/pizzaiolo

  • Worked as part of a team of highly motivated Chefs, communicating efficiently and effectively, while providing assistance as needed in order to better flow of service.
  • Assembled and served all dishes consistently and efficiently in a high volume restaurant.
  • Assured that customer's needs and perspectives were consistently met and made any adjustments necessary to maintain satisfaction.
  • Created dishes for customer's with special dietary or cultural needs.
  • Skilled in preparing the highest quality ingredients using proper techniques.
  • Maintained the correct level of fresh, frozen and dried foods in the store area at all times.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Culinary Arts
2

First Cook

  • Provide excellence food service for over 3,500 customers daily in a strict Department of Defense Dining Facility for United States Army deploying soldiers.
  • Supervise 100 employees per shift.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings with supervisors to give input on problems within the company.
  • Meet all applicable licensing regulations with the Department of Defense.
  • Built solid reputation for a solid work ethic and leadership skills.
  • Have directed and led several employees to achieve the highest standards of food service with no loss of production for two years.
  • Food Safety certified with the Department of Health Administration.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
3

First Cook

  • Providing residents with quality meals in multiple atmospheres.
  • Coordinating, overseeing, and executing special functions and banquets.
  • Assisting with menu creation.
  • Providing leadership in the kitchen.
  • Ordering within a budget
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Family Dentistry
Anthropology
Business Administration
4

First Cook

Prepare daily meals for Students and Campers

  • Baking daily cookies and desserts and bread from scratch
  • Controlling product cost and waste
  • Short order cook
  • Prepare for catering events
  • Supervise kitchen staff
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Liberal Arts Coursework
5

First Cook/shift Lead

  • Responsible for cafeteria staff in absence of Executive Chef
  • Demonstrates awareness of proper temperatures on flow of food from receiving to serving
  • Record temperatures on all freezers, refrigerators, warmers and sanitizer
  • Experienced with executing as a leader, multitask, adapting to change and also self-motivated
  • Creatively manipulate leftovers to minimize waste
  • Utilize various cooking methods to generate maximum piquancy of recipe
  • Proficiency preparing special diets including but not limited to ALS and gluten free
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Science
6

First Cook

  • Inventory and book keeping for BOH
  • Schedule making
  • In charge of kitchen prep and hot line confection
  • Skilled in the areas of grill, pantry, fryer and sauté
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Culinary Arts
7

First Cook - Lead Cook

  • Working on different kinds of soups everyday. (Large quantities)
  • Working on carvery station (Food for 150 to 200 people)
  • Training new employees.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Nutrition

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