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Culinary Specialists are responsible for offering food service to government executives, from navy admirals to state presidents. Main areas of responsibility for these professionals are creating menus, ordering food items, overseeing operations in dining facilities, allocating budgets, maintaining records, and accommodating special requests. Resume samples in the field focus on job assets like excellent cooking skills, leadership, stamina, being able to work under pressure, integrity, and time management. Successful resumes make display of a degree awarded by a culinary school and extended experience as a cook.

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Culinary Specialist

  • Supervised the delivery of fresh rations in austere environments for more than 500 personnel; ensuring the health and morale of service members
  • Maintained accurate sustainment stock records; ensuring 0% loss to the US Army during my time of responsibility
  • Conducted regular inventory inspections on dining facilities to ensure compliance to regulations; ensuring the health and safety of service members
  • Performed preventive maintenance on equipment valued at more than $1M; resulting in accomplishment of tasks before deadlines
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
Awards / Certifications
2

Culinary Specialist

  • Maintained 100% accountability of personnel and $500,000 worth of equipment
  • Planned multiple training exercises for subordinates
  • Developed workout plan that increased unit readiness with a 90% passing rate
  • Supported a Combined Arms Battallion
  • Maintained log books of dining facility productivity and stock
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
3

Culinary Specialist

  • Updated and implemented new monthly menus to build variety and influence better nutrition.
  • Improved the inventory management system to streamline internal operations, reduce monetary loss by 70%
  • Forklift Operations
  • Managed $3 million supply and service account.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
C
Communication
C
Effective Menu Planning
BS
Business Administration / Project Management
4

Culinary Specialist

  • Educated and trained co-workers on food service equipment
  • Established that proper procedures, temperatures, and times periods were adhered to during food preparation
  • Provided supervision and guidance for 5 food personal
  • Informed co-workers of the sanitation laws and discipline
  • Administered personnel with rations such as, requests, receiving, distributing and accounts for subsistence items
  • Maintained inventory on items as well as train personnel in rations
  • Provided meals to over 200 personnel
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
5

Culinary Specialist

  • Follow requirements, specifications, and procedures set by company to ensure proper food preparations and sanitation of work area.
  • Independently prepared products for consumer purchase.
  • Worked as a team member to ensure customer satisfaction and product delivery.
  • On a daily basis calculated amount of product required by each area, amount of product to be used and ordered.
  • Monitored food products to ensure they were kept at required temperature and communicated any problems to coworkers and supervisors.
  • Inventoried and maintained adequate daily and weekly stock of product.
  • Frequently lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
6

Culinary Specialist

  • Prepare meals for hundreds of personnel daily to accomplish the mission at hand.
  • Perform food preparation procedures within a dining facility and rigorous environments.
  • Operate, maintain, and clean field kitchen equipment.
  • Exercise food service sanitation, safety, operations, food storage and dining facility standards.
  • Served alongside an outside job title to accommodate the Army's needs and requests on a two month notice.
  • Maintained high valued equipment in difficult types of climate while providing top notch physical security.
  • Assisted in clearing 16 sectors of a top secret sites for possible losses and emergency ordinance.
  • Supervised a three-man team with 0 regulation infractions.
  • Maintained team member's well-being and personal affairs.
  • Trained personnel to become top 30% in our section in physical fitness and equipment qualification within two months.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
7

Galley Supervisor/culinary Specialist

  • Masterfully spearheaded a multinational reception for the Deputy Chief of Missions, U.S. Ambassador to Colombia and more than 100 high ranking U.S. and Colombian Government and military officials.
  • Round the clock management of kitchen staff, budget, inventory, menu, food prep, and meal delivery
  • Brainstorm new themes and menus while managing kitchen staff to cook for 135 Coast Guardsmen
  • Plan and organized numerous high-end banquets for heads of state, dignitaries, and The Director of National Intelligence
  • Train staff of seven Food Officers in basic and advanced culinary techniques
  • Replenish food inventory while managing a budget of $55,000
  • Have single handedly organized a plated five-course meal for fifty people
  • Have been recognized for culinary achievements by Coast Guard’s Atlantic Area Master Chief
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
8

Culinary Specialist

  • Cooked and served over 900 soldier on an average day
  • Provided leadership, supervision of 10 personnel
  • Capable of getting the meal out 30 min prior to opening
  • Efficiently managed a diverse workface
  • Manage over $100,000 worth of equipment
  • Monitored the head count of soldiers
  • Managed all files and paperwork
  • Track the amount of rations used each day
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Basic Training
9

Culinary Specialist

  • Collaborate with four other team members on special projects and events
  • Use teamwork to create an efficient workplace by simultaneously preparing different dishes for one meal
  • Provide attentive customer service during hectic 3-hour lunch and dinner shifts
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Sociology
10

Culinary Specialist

Prepared and served food for the enlisted sailors, marines, Chiefs, Officers, and the Captain.

  • Served over 5,000 meals on ship
  • Cleaned rooms, hallways, bathrooms, and stairs
  • Inventory
  • Menu Planning
  • Special Events
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Web Development
BA
Information Technology (bsit)

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