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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

Preparation of the food

  • Ensure that kitchen stations are clean and tidy
  • Supervise the daily preparation of food in the different stations.
  • Monitored the stocks in the kitchen, ensuring that the supplies are enough for the whole month operation.
  • Experienced in managing all operations related to the kitchen in absence of chef
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Art
32

Lead Cook

Food Prep / Maintain Stations

  • Food Sanitation / Kitchen Cleanliness
  • Ability to communicate and work efficiently with kitchen staff and front line staff
  • Ability to prepare food orders quickly and accurately
  • Able to adapt to new menu items and preparation processes
  • Training of new kitchen employees
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
33

Lead Cook

Solo Line Cook (every shift)

  • Total food handler (preparing food from scratch and proving proper storage methods)
  • Daily store maintenance and kitchen detailing
  • Providing quick and efficient service while maintaining a consistent gourmet taste and presentation.
  • Using critical thinking skills to coordinate orders and tables of multiple servers.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
34

Lead Cook

The preparation and production of patient meals

  • Insuring and upholding dietary and nutrition guidelines
  • Recording and ordering of inventory
  • Training of new staff members in their duties
  • Assisting in new menu designs and recipes
  • Assisting Executive chef in cooking demonstrations
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AS
Culinary Arts
BA
Restaurant And Hospitality Management
35

Lead Cook

Prepare meats, soups, seafood and produce to the highest standards.

  • Assist others in the kitchen when needed.
  • In charge of making daily menus for people who may or may not have special health request issues such as low salt or no salt diets.
  • Opening and closing kitchen duties.
  • Prepare daily preparations for the next day's menu.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
36

Lead Cook

Preparation of various soups and gravies

  • Making of various lunch entrees to include, poultry, beef and seafood items
  • Preparation of daily specials
  • Prepared various vegetables and starches along with hot dessert items
  • Assist the Chef with ordering and preparing catered items
  • Assistant to Café Manager
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Technology Training
37

Lead Cook

Prep and prepare food daily for customers.

  • Perform cashiering duties and ensure accurate sales of products.
  • Provide excellent customer service to customers.
  • Maintained a sanitary work station and safe food preparation for customers.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
38

Lead Cook

Forbes four star

  • Food preparation and handling
  • Maintain sanitation of the kitchen
  • Deliver red carpet customer service
  • Temperature logs
  • Opening and closing of restaurant
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
39

Oscars Restaurant Cook 1, Lead Cook

Led the kitchen when my chefs were not present

  • Was in charge of one special per week including: soup, fish, or meat
  • Worked off of 3 menus at any given time mainly, tapas, fine dining, and room service
  • Worked in "In Room Service" making sure food was at 5 Diamond Standard
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
40

Lead Cook

Inspect food preparation and serving areas to ensure observance of safe, sanitary food-handling practices

  • Season and cook food according to standardized recipes or personal judgment and experience.
  • Interact with residents to see their likes and dislikes in food, and to see how to improve the taste of food served.
  • Sensitive to dietary needs of resident
  • Correspond with wait staff to ensure that guest/residents are getting their meals in an orderly fashion
  • Train wait staff on proper and respectful serving techniques
  • Train wait staff on how to properly describe food and beverages to guest
  • Train new cooks on how to properly use kitchen equipment and follow standardized recipes
  • Correspond with wait staff in pre-shift meetings
  • Closing and opening duties of a kitchen operation
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AA
Culinary Arts Management
AA
Culinary Arts

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