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Sous Chefs report directly to Executive Chefs and support them with everyday kitchen activities. Most Sous Chefs resumes describe responsibilities such as directing food preparation, enforcing food safety standards, supervising staff, scheduling staff shifts, training new employees, and ordering food supplies. A successful example resume for this position should emphasize cooking expertise, food storage and safety knowledge, leadership, time management, teamwork and managerial skills. Training at a culinary school is mandatory for those seeking to work as Sous Chefs.

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Jr. Sous Chef

Organized all of the various prep items needed from different areas to ensure that all items are in place and ready to serve.

  • Supervised and trained fellow employees as well as interns to make work flow efficiently and effectively.
  • Review assignments, emails and other information relevant to the job with the Chef.
  • Prepared and produced dessert menu for restaurants, room service, and banquets.
  • Provide continuous coaching on recipe instructions, presentation, sanitation, food safety, food rotation and cost control.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
22

AM Kitchen Manager and Sous Chef

Directed and managed all food, presentation, purchasing activities, menu development, planning and events management

  • Created recipes for all soups and sauces, prepared all fish specials
  • Supervised all kitchen staff during dining hours
  • Generated ideas for the daily specials, which consisted of seafood, beef, fowl, and desserts incorporating all seasonal ingredients on a quarterly basis
  • Scheduled kitchen and dining staff
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
C
Chef Program
AS
Secondary Education
23

Hired on As A Sous Chef

Managed a staff of 15 with setting the standards of infusing Asian with Italian Cuisine.

  • Worked closely with the owner in monitoring inventory levels through ordering to ensure product availability
  • Performed administrative task as needed
  • Maintained fast, accurate service, positive guest relations, and ensure products are consistent with quality standards.
  • Ensure food safety procedures are executed according to policy and health/sanitation regulations.
  • Plan and direct food preparations in the kitchen
  • Recognized in food and wine section for the dessert creations in 2004
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Food Safety And Sanitation
24

Executive Sous Chef

Responsible for the preparation and production of all hot food items, as well as heating and cooking at job site

  • Organized and supervised a staff from 1-20 people
  • All food prepared under strict kosher guidelines and certain meals prepared under U.S.D.A. requirements
  • Assisted in the preparation of all food items including breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Culinary Arts
25

Pastry Sous Chef

Monitored and maintained inventory levels, ordered food and supplies, managed pastry department support staff of 5, and delegated assignments.

  • Planned and organized desserts preparation and presentation for extremely busy banquet season.
  • Inspected kitchen and baking equipment for cleanliness and workability.
  • Receive special orders from customers for cakes, pies, tarts, decorated cookies, etc. Decorate cakes and pastries.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
26

Sous Chef, Chef Departie', Chef De Garde

Confirmed and determined any special dietary and other special requirements.

  • Made special food presentations for V.I.P(s), some prepared for arrival day and thereafter according to Executive Chef Preference and needs.
  • Managed and cleaned all food storage areas within the Hotel(s).
  • Maintained a quantity record of all dinners served, breakfast and afternoon tea dishes and moonlight buffet, this submittedweekly and or as required.
  • Given the responsibility and took the lead in the management of stocks of all items/required for "Elephant Buffet", (Sunday Brunch).
  • Prepared and submitted orders to the Supplies and Maintenance Manager on a timely basis, performed stock takes as requested, explained any exceptional usage as requested.
  • Ensured that all variable costs are kept within budgeted levels.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Liberal Arts
Voc
Ca
27

Sous Chef for Mike Buttacavoli

Planned menus and was responsible for staff hiring, evaluations, training, payroll, scheduling and supervision for the Fresh Harvest Buffet and Green Room restaurants.

  • Supervised and developed banquets for over one thousand to small business lunches.
  • Coordinated staff in production and ordering logistics for Fresh Harvest, Green Room, Sushi Bar, Pool and room service.
  • Organized menu planning, recipe standards, costing, ordering, forecasting and scheduling at Floyd's.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AS
Culinary Arts
28

Sous Chef

Luxury hotel in the heart of Michigan Ave, with an annual Food & Beverage Revenue of 4 million dollars

  • Worked alongside Food and Beverage Managers, and Sales and Catering Managers to ensure guest satisfaction.
  • Acting Executive Chef as of November 2015-Present
  • Promoted from line cook Sous Chef in June 2011
  • Oversaw all kitchen operations, including ordering, daily expenses, scheduling, payroll, invoices, and supervision of staff.
  • Analyzed monthly P&L too proactively anticipate potential problems.
  • Hired and set training and development standards for new employees.
  • Increased employee productivity and reduced labor costs by 12%.
  • Maximized product and reduced was to reduced food cost by 9%, to a budgeted 24%.
  • Implemented daily standard operating procedures for kitchen staff and stewards
  • Developed menus for restaurant, lounge, and banquet functions.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AAS
Culinary
29

Sous Chef

Supervised Breakfast and Brunch Station(s) for daily set-up, maintenance, and food production; assisted Head Chef in the development and execution of a seasonal Dinner Menu for the Marketplace

  • Assisted in scheduling employees. managed inventory for kitchen, and performed ordering
  • Responsible for total kitchen production in absence of the Head Chef
  • Key Holder: Responsible for opening and/or closing the Market and ensuring that proper store procedures and policies were followed when management was not on duty or unavailable
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
AA
Liberal Arts
BS
Psychology
30

Sous Chef

Oversee the kitchen's daily management, ensuring proper sanitation for health inspections, as well as kitchen organization, inventory and delegation, recipe writing and testing

  • Chef duties including prep work, line cook, pastry work, ordering, specials and shopping for the 150 seat restaurant with $5M in annual sales and over 50 employees
  • In charge day to day procurement of produce and manpower.
  • Hired as line cook, promoted to sous chef in 6 months.
  • Authored recipes that were placed in the corporate database for use in all restaurants
  • Ran one restaurant location as the sole chef for one month
  • Assisted with culinary photo shoots and corporate advertising
  • Max volume of over 1,000 people, restaurant is open 365 days a year for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AAS
Culinary Arts
BS
Landscape Architecture

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