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Head Chefs coordinate the activity of kitchen staff and manage daily operations. These experienced cooks are responsible for preparing food, assigning tasks, enforcing food hygiene regulations, ordering supplies, and planning menus. A successful resume sample for Head Chef emphasizes cooking expertise, food storage and safety knowledge, supervisory skills, good communication abilities, and teamwork. Those seeking to work as Head Chefs should be able to display a degree in culinary arts in their resumes and previous managerial experience.

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1

Head Chef

Conceptualized and prepared special dishes and promotional items using locally grown organic products.

  • Responsible for all in-house procedures involving food purchasing, event scheduling, menus, hiring and training procedures.
  • Created financial budgets for all food outlets while responsible for profits and loses (P&L)
  • Hired, trained and supervised staff members on company procedures.
  • Updated operational policies and procedures.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Hotel Restaurant Management
AS
Culinary
2

General Manager/head Chef

Operated and supervised all kitchen activities and prepared meals during lunch and dinner

  • Formulated and designed the entire menu
  • Created and prepared daily specials
  • Created the catering menu and prepared all food for catering orders
  • Manage inventory and purchase of food and beverage
  • Demonstrated technique and preparation of foods for local broadcast companies
Candidate Info
43
years in
workforce
15
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
3

Head Chef

Prepared food for over 800 campers and staff

  • Supervised 4 cooks and over 15 staff from different countries.
  • Managed back house operations.
  • Performed purchasing functions for this camp specializing in kosher cuisine.
  • Established menu and assure quality control and minimize waste.
Candidate Info
4
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
Culinary
4

Manager/head Chef

Developed a weekly lunch and dinner menu with options catering to food allergies and diet restrictions such as gluten-free and vegan.

  • Daily prepared a wide range of fresh meals including dessert for lunch and dinner for 60-70 people.
  • Consistently maintained high levels of cleanliness, organization, storage, and sanitation of food and beverage.
  • Continually monitored food inventory and took appropriate action to ensure food quality and service standards were consistently met.
  • Ordered and received food and beverage orders weekly; Managed product for quality and safety.
  • Interacted daily with vendors, sales reps and customers.
  • Inspected dining and serving areas to ensure cleanliness and proper setup.
  • Trained and developed kitchen assistants.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
5

Head Chef

Responsible for the execution of Lean Chef's gourmet dietary program that focused on providing in excess of 600 daily customers with healthy gourmet meals

  • Managed all purchasing, inventory, and food cost control
  • Trained staff in preferred methods and delegated daily preparation lists for over2,400 meals and courses per day
  • Prepared all sauces, dressings, and marinades on a daily basis
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
6

Head Chef

  • Managed a team of up to 5 kitchen staff for a tourist pub seating approximately 175
  • Revitalized sales by designing a new fresh, made-to-order menu incorporating traditional pub fare with vegetarian and international dishes
  • Sourced meat and produce locally whenever possible and controlled cost at less than 30%
  • Managed recruiting and scheduling of full time and seasonal kitchen personnel
  • Planned and managed special events such as wedding receptions, funerals, office parties and an outdoor food venue for 3 large festivals annually during which the town population doubled
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
C
Leadership Training For Managers
C
Food Hygiene
7

Head Chef

Responsible for interviewing, hiring and scheduling of all kitchen staff.

  • Maintained relationships and managed all ordering with reputable food purveyors.
  • Designed and executed menus, quality control, and seasonal specials.
  • Executed dinners, luncheons and receptions for over 100 people.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
Business
8

Head Chef

Ensured proper equipment operation/maintenance, proper kitchen safety, sanitation and also the presentation of techniques and offered culinary instructions that demonstrated quality standards.

  • Managed the selection and the estimation food consumption and requisition; purchase food and selected the standardize production recipes to ensure consistent quality
  • Developed and created the priced menus.
  • Trained and supervised kitchen personnel and supervise/coordinate all related culinary activities; oversee catering events.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Political Science
MPA
Public Administration
9

Head Chef

Assisted the dietary supervisor on a daily basis with meal planning for guest with special diets.

  • Managed food prep and kitchen operations as Team Leader
  • Planned special menus and created platters for special in-house occasions
  • Ordered food and continually worked to maintain a high sanitation grade
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
AS
Culinary Arts
10

Head Chef

  • Managed a total of 11 employees in the preparation of the daily menu, responsible of food
  • Prepared promotional menu, precooked, marinade food in bulk for general operation, ensured
  • Ensure the health and safety standards that are maintained in the kitchen.
  • Supervision of all kitchen staff. Training of kitchen staff, and distribution kitchen tasks to the employees.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job

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