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Catering Chefs are responsible for cooking dishes at events. Typical resume samples for Catering Chefs list duties such as: discussing requirements with clients, creating menus, preparing food, coordinating other cooking staff, storing food properly, and respecting safety standards. Essential qualifications for this role include cooking skills, attention to details, time management, dexterity, teamwork, and organization. Those seeking to work as Catering Chefs should be able to display a degree from a culinary school in their resumes.

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Kitchen Manager/catering Chef

Assisted general manager with guest satisfaction, daily operations, staffing, inventory control, and business and marketing plans.

  • Oversaw a catering department which executed parties from 15 to 1000 guests.
  • Created and implemented all catering menus.
  • Increased catering bookings by 25% and increased catering sales by 40% during the 2002-2003 time period.
  • Assisted general manager in developing catering marketing plan, which included on-air radio advertising, off-site event advertising and concierge programs.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AA
Art History
2

Catering Chef

Responsible for & maintained food cost, vendor relations, ordering food and inventory control. Developed strategies and new ideas to cater a diverse group of clientele"

  • Worked with client and local vendors to create a weekly Chef's Table Feature that stressed" Eating healthy, A Lifestyle Not A Diet "
  • Six years straight selected to oversee and manage private catering event that produced over a million dollars and revenue for big name individuals
  • Single handily ran and created a "carnival theme "catering function that was a million dollar revenue event
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Food Service Management
3

Catering Chef

Provided full service catering for top accounts including EJ Gallo, Sutter Heatlh and Modesto Imaging

  • Hosted private events such as weddings, cocktail and farm-to-table parties
  • Designed, planned and implemented creative executive menus
  • Ensured food was properly prepared and transported safely to events
  • Choreographed food line set up at locations providing the most effective flow
  • Promptly cleared and cleaned food set up areas upon completion of meal service
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Cooking
4

Director of Catering & Event Sales/catering Chef

Created a full-service off-premise and on premise catering department.

  • Developed the catering method of operations, catering menus, marketing literature and the catering & sales team.
  • Generated $200k/yr. in catering sales via internet marketing, network marketing and "cold-call" marketing initiatives
  • Produced, directed and hosted "live" on-premise culinary food shows & events featuring food and wine pairings.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
Medical Laboratory Technology
HS
High School Diploma
AAS
Culinary Arts
5

Sous Chef/catering Chef

Supervised all prep and line cooks.

  • Created daily soups, specials and entrees.
  • Developed new items for café menu and catering menu.
  • Collaborated with owner in creating "Dinner Club", a formal plated three course dinner service served out of the café. Created and executed the menus and themes.
  • Created, prepared and presented wedding tastings. Created menus according to guests requests and preferences as discussed in consultations.
  • Executed on-site and off-site catered events for up to 500 guests.
  • Assume the responsibilities of Executive Chef while absent
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Culinary Arts Management
6

Catering Chef

Created new recipes and updated existing menu to reflect more consistent quality service

  • Responsible for ordering and inventory
  • Trained new banquet cooks
  • Managed a staff of 15 people
  • Handled on site and off site catered meetings and events
  • Directed catering staff about food production aspects of special events being planned
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Business Management
7

Catering Chef

Trained and managed catering culinary team.

  • Planned and executed wide variety of catered events and oversaw production and delivery of drop-off catering.
  • Customized menus for high-profile events and worked with sales team on client development.
  • Developed standards for executing menus and events (quality, quantity, cost, workflow and service).
  • Conducted promotional tastings and culinary classes for private clients.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Japanese Studies
Culinary Arts
8

Catering Chef

  • Supervised events up to 2,000 guests
  • Selected by Executive Chef to be on 4 person 8' paella pan team
  • Trained in molecular gastronomy
  • Manned action stations at tastings and events, interacting with and informing guests on items served
  • Supervised all facets of on-site kitchens
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
9

Executive Catering Chef

Total food and beverage responsibility for day to day cafes and intermission bars at this newly renovated high profile, Atlanta area museum and performing arts center.

  • Responsible for ordering, food cost, labor cost which included a 4 star ala carte restaurant.
  • Designed menus for an array of events, such as, catering showcases, corporate events, annual food and wine pairings. 1st class catering for up to 8,000 guests.
  • Handled accounts payable, payroll entry and inventory. Annual revenue $5.5 million.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Art
Gardens And Library
10

Catering Chef

Monitored food on display regularly for freshness and temperature appropriateness.

  • Efficiently maintained the proper stock levels in kitchen and ordered new supplies when required.
  • Held discussion with clientele prior to and during catering events to ensure that all their last minute details and requirements were properly addressed.
  • Planned menus for a variety of occasions and clients.
  • Consistently reconciled purchase orders for cost reduction and proficiency in the kitchen.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science

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