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Lead Cooks are in charge of the other cooks and kitchen workers who work in the same place as the Lead Cook. Skills highlighted on sample resumes of Lead Cooks include ensuring proper sanitation and storage of kitchen equipment, and maintaining kitchen sanitation and safety standards. While Lead Cooks may begin working at the entry level, they will eventually need to be able to list further training and education on their resumes, such as experience at a culinary institute, a private cooking school, or a two or four-year college degree program.

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Lead Cook

  • Help manage and oversee kitchen staff of 10 and daily operation including, inventory, purchasing, food cost, recruiting of kitchen staff, assist in training and teaching cooks proper culinary technique.
  • Count and record monthly meal count and special diets.
  • Create creative menus and catered all special events.
  • Help monitor performance of staff and report details to management.
  • Cook for 500- 1500 clients
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Culinary Arts
22

Lead Cook

Monitor sanitation practices to ensure that employees follow standards and regulations

  • Order or requisition food and other supplies needed to ensure efficient operation
  • Check the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met
  • Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure conformance to established standards.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
AAS
Culinary Arts
23

Lead Cook/supervisor

Supervised 8 employees

  • Cooked for 120 people everyday
  • Managed Kitchen (Deliveries and Inventory)
  • Trained Staff
  • Created menus
  • Prepped food
  • Cleaned and Sanitized Kitchen Area
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
24

Lead Cook/co-owner

36 seat restaurant, rated "Best of Kent"

  • Train all staff to provide exceptional customer service, meal preparation and maintenance of kitchen
  • Supervise hire/fire, coaching and teaching, schedule, delegate responsibilities and evaluate performance of team of 7 employees
  • Supervise catering of special events ($2,500 - $3,200 sale order once a month to an associate of 230 for business meetings)
  • Responsible for quality control of food and service
  • Prepare bookkeeping, inventory control and other reports
  • Implement labor laws, policies and health compliance
  • Coordinate all kitchen operations; handle merchandising, ordering and purchasing
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
25

Lead Cook

Ensure recipe standards are met, maintained, and exceeded

  • Ensure brand quality is held to the organizational standard
  • Train and modify cooking standards and methods for new and tenures cooks
  • Leverage existing leadership skills to modify and institute behavioral change within the organization
  • Proficient in all stations within the kitchen.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Culinary Arts
BS
Business Administration
26

Front Desk Concierge, Lead Cook

Present warm welcome to our residents, families and visitors

  • Advise, train, communicate all duties of reception desk and multi-line telephone system
  • Address Emergency 911, Mass Air Alert, Admission calls, SMD Nursing System
  • Represent first impression marketing for our community
  • Facilitate pharmacy, mail, transportation, work orders, and conference rooms
  • Prepared as lead cook resident lunch, evening buffet and staff cafeteria
  • Employee of Month Award
Candidate Info
31
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
C
Certificate
AS
Associate of Science
27

Lead Cook

Prepare all menu and special request items for clients

  • Implement new recipes and menu ideas
  • Prepare hot items, baked goods, and garde manger items daily
  • Perform daily administrative tasks such as answering phones, receiving orders from clients and generating new orders in the system
  • Meet with Flight Attendants and FBO representatives to discuss menu ideas and planning
  • Order food from outside vendors
  • Deliver food to FBOs, shop for concierge and special request items
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Culinary Arts
English
28

Lead Cook

  • Maintained orders and menu's for fine dining restaurant
  • Maintained line and customer satisfaction
  • Trained new and transferred employee's
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AS
Occupational Studies
29

Lead Cook

Prepare breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack every day for 150-200 occupants at the shelter

  • Clean and organize kitchen and all utensils utilized throughout shift
  • Wash dishes, take out trash, sweep and mop
  • Fabricate and prep protein
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Culinary Arts
30

Lead Cook

Inventoried stock

  • Trained co-workers on safety and operation of machines
  • Operated Hosiery Knit Machines
  • Repaired HKM machines
  • Ordered parts
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Technology
GED
Business Office Administration

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