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Include These Kitchen Assistant Skills
- Basic cooking skills
- Attention to safety
- Good practical skills and being able to complete tasks quickly
- The ability to follow oral and written instructions
- Teamworking abilities
- Being available to work irregular hours
Those interested in a Kitchen Assistant career can check relevant job skills in the example cover letter provided below.
Dear Ms. Dewitt:
If you are looking for a self-motivated individual with a strong work ethic to join your team as your next Kitchen Assistant, I respectfully request your consideration of my enclosed resume. With my interest in pursuing a career in the restaurant industry, as well as my commitment to ensuring highly efficient kitchen operations, I am certain that I would be able to immediately contribute to the success of your restaurant in this role.
My skill set spans a multitude of areas to comprehensively assist restaurant chefs, from preparing ingredients and storing food to cleaning kitchens and organizing inventories. With more than five years of experience in fast-paced restaurant environments, my complementary strengths in communication, customer service, and team collaboration are sure to make me a positive asset to your team.
Please consider the following highlights of my qualifications:
Performing diverse kitchen prep tasks including cutting meats and vegetables, making sauces and dressings, and preparing garnishments.
Ensuring top-notch hygiene and food safety standards to maintain a clean, sanitary, and compliant restaurant kitchen.
Stocking shelves, cleaning and sanitizing work stations, wash dishes/utensils, and perform restaurant opening and closing tasks..
Maintain a friendly rapport with chefs, servers, and peers across all work areas.
Currently pursuing a Diploma in Culinary Arts from Columbia Community College.
With my enthusiasm and dedication to achieving success, coupled with my experience and my skill set, I am sure that I would quickly exceed your expectations and make a positive impact on your restaurant.
I look forward to discussing this position in further detail. Thank you very much.
Elena W. Lima