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Cook Helpers assist Chefs and help them with their everyday activities. A typical Cook Helper example resume emphasizes duties like cleaning the cooking area, maintaining supplies, preparing food, peeling vegetables, collecting waste, tasting dishes, and helping the Senior Cook as needed. The ideal candidate is able to demonstrate dexterity, cooking skills, food storage and preparation knowledge, multitasking and teamwork. Culinary training is required for this job, and many Cook Helpers are graduates of a culinary school or were trained at a community college.

For more information on what it takes to be a Cook Helper, check out our complete Cook Helper Job Description.

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1

Cook Helper

Assisted head chef in preparing meals for patients and cafeteria

  • Prepared salad bar and orders for caterings
  • Butchered and seasoned meat for cooking
  • Helped prepared short orders to be served
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
2

Cook Helper

Assisted lead cook in preparing breakfast and lunch meals for soldiers

  • Greeted and keyed soldiers in before all meals
  • Completed cash transactions and daily cashiers' reports
  • Employee of the month October 2009
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
Marketing Management
AS
Business Administration
3

Cook Helper

Prepared and cooked food according to instructions

  • Cleaned work area and food preparation equipment
  • Received verbal instructions
  • Prepared and cooked foods requiring short preparation time
  • Executed daily operations of dfac mess hall for the military
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
4

Cook Helper

  • Assisted the cook in preparation of food by cutting, chopping, marinating and performing other relevant activities.
  • Maintained the kitchen in terms of supplies, inventories and cleanliness.
  • Prepare food for special groups including those who have eating disorders or allergies.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Nursing Assistant
5

Cook Helper

Performs basic food preparation and cooking functions.

  • Mixes sauces according to the prescribed manner by the Chef, Executive Soups Chef, Sous Chef and/or Cook.
  • Cut, dices, mince and slices food items needed for basic food preparation
  • Sets up workstations based on pars established by Chef, Executive Sous Chef, Sous Chef and/or Cook, and by following station set-up sheets.
  • Attends regularly scheduled staff meetings.
  • Completes all closing requirements as directed by Chef, Executive Sous Chef, Sous Chef and/or Cook.
  • Complies with occupational, health and safety standards.
  • Ensures foods are stored and kept at proper holding temperatures, through the use of thermometers.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned
Candidate Info
38
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
6

Cook Helper

Performed a variety of food preparation duties in a fast food restaurant

  • Cleaned customer service area and employee work area
  • Resolved customer complaints
  • Cash Register to include electronic payment processing
  • Stock kitchen and prepare equipment's
  • Other job duties as assigned
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Criminal Justice
7

Cook Helper

Assist Cooks in preparing foods for the soldiers.

  • Cleans, cut and grind meats, poultry and seafood.
  • Weighs and measure designated ingredients.
  • Stores food in designated areas, utilizing knowledge of temperature requirements and food spoilage.
  • Cleans work areas, equipment and utensils, segregates and removes garbage, and steam cleans or hoses garbage containers.
  • Serve all soldiers with disciplinary manner.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
8

Cook Helper

Placed portions of cooked foods on tortilla.

  • Rolled and folded tortilla over seasoned ground meat, bean and cheese mixture in order to form Mexican food item.
  • Garnished food with cheese, peppers, olives and other condiments.
  • Wrapped tortilla around mixture to form characteristic shape.
  • Encased cheese and meat mixture in tortilla.
  • Spooned sauce and meat mixture onto tortilla shaped cornmeal dough.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
9

Cook Helper

Assist the cook in preparation of food by cutting, chopping, marinating and performing other
relevant activities

  • Receive, pack and unpack goods for stocking purposes
  • Manage inventory of goods
  • Wash and dry dishes
  • Clean kitchen upon instructions and keep all work areas neat
  • Operate dishwashing equipment
  • Maintain all kitchen equipment and tools
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
10

Cook Helper

Provide assistance to kitchen staff in the preparation and serving of foods.

  • Responsible for basic food preparation like washing and chopping ingredients for preparing various menus.
  • Perform responsibilities of cutting meat and cheeses.
  • Assist with monitoring and supervising the activities of other kitchen staff.
  • Handle other duties from time to time under the instructions of head cook.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Voc
Culinary Arts

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