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Assistants Chef work under the supervision of a senior cook and are responsible for preparing food, plating dishes, storing food, testing recipes, maintaining supplies, and keeping the cooking area clean and organized. Based on our example resumes, essential qualifications for this role are cooking skills, nutrition expertise, menu planning and food storage knowledge, attention to details, dexterity, good communication skills and teamwork. Those looking to work as Assistants Chef should be able to highlight a training course at a culinary school or college in their resumes.

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Assistant Chef

Promote a positive atmosphere and went above and beyond to guarantee each customer received exceptional food and service.

  • Lead and direct team members on effective methods, operations and procedures.
  • Prepared for and executed new menu implementations.
  • Quickly identified problem situations and skillfully resolved incidents to the satisfaction of involved parties.
  • Supervised both Front/Back of the House during times a Manager wasn't present.
  • Trained new employees on all Food Service operations.
  • Followed HACCP standards, Servsafe Certified.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
AAS
Food Service Administration
BA
Business Administration And Hospitality Management
2

Assistant Chef

Qualifying Certificate in Food Protection, awarded September 2009

  • Assisted the head chef with the daily preparation of food and baked pastries.
  • Restocked merchandises on the sales floor and maintained an accurate catalog of storewide inventory.
  • Served as a conduit to managers, shift supervisor, chef and cashiers to ensure that foods are preserved, prepared, and served according to the state's department of health standard.
  • Ensured that the work site environment is clean and free of food bourne illness and vermin.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
AS
Aviation Maintenance
3

Assistant Chef

Trained new employees on policies, procedures, and conflict resolution strategies

  • Collaborated with 5 other individuals on a team to deliver great customer service
  • Addressed dissatisfied patrons
  • Improved business processes by streamlining processes
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AA
Criminal Justice
4

Assistant Chef/student Cook

Worked with 7 culinary professionals, while teaching and training other students on culinary skills and food etiquette

  • Supported sales representatives with opening new accounts and upgrading existing service.
  • Quickly and effectively solved customer challenges and concerns
  • Maintained quality control and satisfaction records
  • Performed cooking presentations for students and staff
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
History / Pre-law
5

Assistant Chef- Garde Manger

Maintained daily operations while working with the Garde Manger Chef, Garde Manger Sous Chef, and fellow assistant chefs.

  • Trained team members to uphold the high expectations and standards of the MGM resorts.
  • Assisted with operations of the Mandalay Bay conventions and banquets, specifically with all Garde Manger Kitchen specialty cold food.
  • Supervised the outlet production of Stratton Warren cost-transferred items from the Garde Manger Kitchen and maintained the recipes, quality, presentations, and yields.
  • Controlled food costs to meet MGM resorts standards and satisfaction while maintaining the highest food quality possible.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AAS
Hotel And Restaurant Management
AS
Culinary Art And Science Preparation
Business Communication
6

Assistant Chef

Prepared menu items in a timely manner.

  • Followed food handling procedures as per CDC and FDA guiding principles.
  • Assisted in washing of dishes, silverware and glassware.
  • Answered guests' questions regarding menu and recipes.
  • Reviewed inventory and ordered supplies. Created and prepared daily specials. Performed all other assigned duties as directed by Chef.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Associate of Applied Science
7

Assistant Chef

  • Performed daily inspection of materials to prevent expiration of goods.
  • Established a loss prevention matrix to better account for the receipt of goods.
  • Provided an average of 4 percent cost savings to the company by negotiating lower rates from the suppliers by eliminating sole source suppliers and working with multiple vendors.
  • Established positive work relations with our vendors to ensure prompt delivery of goods ordered.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Food Handling & Preparation
8

Assistant Chef

Worked as assistant to Executive Chef Dan Palmer in a facility open from 7:00AM to 3:00AM. Duties included ala carte preparation for breakfast, lunch, dinner and banquets.

  • Responsible for all dairy, produce ordering and overseeing all stock preparation, and scheduling all hot line crew for the 3.1 dollar per year operation.
  • Significantly increased food sales.
  • Lowered kitchen direct labor costs.
  • Significantly decreased employee turnover
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
9

Assistant Chef

Coordinated kitchen operations in order to effectively serve busy lunchtime crowd

  • Planned, designed, and executed lunch menu
  • Organized and prepared fine dining and catering meals
  • Selected and ordered quality products
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
15
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
Finance
10

Assistant Chef

Responsible for coordinating and scheduling breading room, prep crew, dinner line cooks, and the dishwashing staffs.

  • Designed all dinner specials, bar menus, all new unique menu items, and designed new sauté station and sauté menu.
  • Managed inventory and food costs.
  • Filled in for any position needed from prepping the kitchen to assisting the line cooks.
  • Prepared all soups, sauces, and dinner portioning.
Candidate Info
35
years in
workforce
15
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma

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