Sample Head Cook Resume

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Louis Hall
3764 Railroad Street
Starke, FL 32091

Job Objective Seeking a challenging position as Head Cook in an organization that will effectively utilize my experience and offers opportunity for career growth.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Relevant experience of food menu planning, preparation and inventory management
  • Thorough knowledge of government-approved dietary requirements, OSHA regulations and food service standards
  • Exceptional knowledge of using Microsoft Office software and electronic ordering system
  • Familiarity with operation and maintenance of industrial kitchen equipments
  • Ability to prepare healthy and large volume of meals for clients
  • Ability to manage and maintain food inventory within allocated budget

Professional Experience:

Head Cook
Mega Restaurant Ventures, Starke, FL
August 2012 – Present


  • Directed, supervised and managed overall kitchen operations and kitchen staff activities.
  • Planned and developed food menus for guests, on a weekly basis.
  • Ordered food materials and other kitchen supplies and maintained their stock-level.
  • Cleaned and organized kitchen, dining and storeroom areas to maintain hygiene standards.
  • Mentored and trained kitchen staff in culinary proceduresand kitchen operations.
  • Created and submitted workplace activity-reports to management team.

Head Cook
Girl Scouts of Eastern PA, Inc., Starke, FL
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Developed menus and cooked meals according to the specified menu.
  • Prepared and maintained accurate records of all food inventory, equipment repairs and kitchen supply purchases.
  • Scheduled and assigned work to kitchen staff and managed their kitchen activities.
  • Oversaw and assisted with cleaning and maintenance of kitchen premises.
  • Stored all food products and materials and rotated their stock regularly.
  • Complied with HACCP regulations and maintained HIPAA standards.


Bachelor’s Degree in Culinary Arts
Los Angeles Pierce College, Woodland Hills, CA

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