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Assistants Cook provide support to chefs and have duties such as maintaining supplies, handling leftovers, preparing food, testing new recipes, cleaning the kitchen, keeping cooking utensils organized, and plating dishes. A typical sample resumes for Assistants Cook emphasizes nutrition and menu planning expertise, culinary skills, food storage knowledge, dexterity, teamwork, good communication skills, the ability to work under pressure, and details orientation. Most example resumes for this role mention training at a community college or culinary school.

1

Assistant Cook

Responsible for ordering and organizing kitchen stock weekly

  • Monitored safety and sanitation of the kitchen, salad bar and steam table
  • Prepped and prepared menus for approximately 250 people daily
  • Regularly cleaned and maintained equipment and ovens
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
2

Assistant Cook

Responsible for ordering and organizing kitchen stock weekly

  • Monitored safety and sanitation of the kitchen, salad bar and steam table
  • Prepped and prepared menus for approximately 250 people daily
  • Regularly cleaned and maintained equipment and ovens
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
3

Food Preparation and Assistant Cook

Assisted the chef in the preparation of foods such as meal service entrees, fast foods and baked goods.

  • Prepared food to include beverages, salads, dressings, sandwiches, hot and cold plates.
  • Operate point-of-sale cash register; calculate total cost of items and accept payment in cash, on debit cards, or on charge cards.
  • Performed other various clerical duties in food services offices as required.
  • Provided customer service as needed.
  • Operated food production equipment to include pizza ovens, choppers, mixers, and other vegetable, and meat processing equipment.
  • Transported food or supplies to serving areas; ensured that areas are properly set up; assembled and replenished food, supplies, and equipment as required; ensured proper temperature of food and correct counter display; received and processed orders, apportioned, and serve food to customers.
  • Delivered all food orders requested in a timely manner.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Computer Technology
4

Assistant Cook

As an Assistant Cook, I assisted in the kitchen operations of a large restaurant which ranged from the setup of the preparation areas onto the preparation of made to order appetizers and meals. I provided support to management within a wide range of duties, including but not limited to procurement and facilities upkeep.

  • Assisted food preparation, delivery, and set-up of various shifts and private events.
  • Processed and assisted in noting food and beverage orders.
  • Serviced and bussed dinning tables.
  • Increased sales potential by maintaining knowledgeable of new menu items and house specialties.
  • Maintained outstanding customer services performance and attendance to assist in standards being maintained and goals being meet.
  • Received positive commendation and acknowledgement from team members as well as customers for apt service measures being enacted.
  • Contributed to the design and maintenance of the buffet areas and maintained cleanliness surrounding public displays.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
5

Assistant Cook

  • Ensured proper procedures were followed when working with cooking equipment
  • Prepared all items needed for service, from chopping vegetables to making sauces, and slicing meat
  • Developed understanding and knowledge to properly use and maintain all equipment in station
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
HS
Regents Diploma
6

Assistant Cook

Assisted with food preparation of cooking menu items

  • Ensures that all sanitation rules are observed by the kitchen staff
  • Maintained kitchen utensils and equipment
  • Checked all items to ensure adequacy and quality
  • Completed utility jobs as and when required
  • Prepared salad, dressings and deserts
  • Tested new recipes for quality and taste
  • Maintained records of prepared food and managed inventory
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
7

Assistant Cook

Preparing and executing meals from scratch while following dietary restrictions and allergens for thirty residents

  • Helping in maintaining stock, rotating produce and dry goods to ensure the highest quality of food
  • Develop and execute the 'Special of the day' while helping with lunch & dinner service
  • Work breakfast shift where I open and execute breakfast while maintaining my own dishes; closing shift consists of lunch and dinner service on my own while serving all thirty residents
  • Creating a trusting relationship with clients and attending to their culinary needs
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Occupational Science & Culinary Arts
8

Assistant Cook

Fulfilled daily tasks requested by Head chef.

  • Cleaned and seasoned meat.
  • Prepared and cooked meals as listed on menus.
  • Created and prepared salads, appetizers, and desserts.
  • Ability to precede multiple tasks at one time.
  • Maintained a safe and clean food preparation work environment.
  • Wore appropriate clothing's, head wear and closed toe shoes.
  • Organized a smooth and efficient kitchen.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Food And Nutrition
9

Assistant Cook

  • Prepared meals in busy kitchen serving over 100 meals a day to elderly residents.
  • Prepared food and meals for service following strict diet regulations.
  • Responsible for following all food handling and storage guidelines.
  • Performed general clean up and sanitized work areas.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Culinary Arts Program
10

Assistant Cook

Collect payments for food items from approximately 300 students and staff

  • Prepare and serve food, keeping with mandated nutritional menu requirements
  • Provide details on inventory to ensure supplies are replenished as needed
  • Inspect food and supplies to verify appropriate quantities were received and comply with health standards
  • Clean utensils, service, and storage areas according to food and safety regulation standards
  • Interact with staff and students
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma

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