Sample Nursing Home Cook Resume

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Virginia Yeager
1708 Goosetown Drive
Charlotte, NC 28202

Job Objective Seeking an exciting and challenging position as a Nursing Home Cook in a company where my skills and knowledge can be used to the fullest.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Substantial experience of cooking and delivery of food for nursing home residents
  • In-depth knowledge of preparation of therapeutic food, specialty meals and modified diets
  • Remarkable knowledge of food portion sizes, HACCP regulations and sanitation practices
  • Familiarity with inventory management and documentation practices
  • Ability to produce high quality food by following recipes correctly
  • Ability to clean and maintain assigned workstation in a safe manner

Professional Experience:

Nursing Home Cook
Community Partners, Inc, Charlotte, NC
August 2012 – Present


  • Prepared and cookedclient-specific meals as directed by dietitian.
  • Handled and stored raw materials, cooked food and non-food supplies, properly.
  • Ordered, restocked, and maintained inventories for kitchen supplies and equipments.
  • Cleaned, sanitized, and organized kitchenarea, tools, and utensils.
  • Controlled size of food portions and maintained quality of all food items.
  • Interpreted and followed health department guidelines for food preparation and handling.

Nursing Home Cook
West Bloomfield Nursing Center, Charlotte, NC
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Prepared and produced high quality tasty food in a timely manner.
  • Ordered and maintained stock of kitchen suppliesand food materials, as needed.
  • Prepared and maintained inventory records of food, supplies, and equipments.
  • Removed trash and cleaned kitchen area to maintain hygienic conditions.
  • Interpreted and followed all applicable HACCP regulatory requirements.
  • Operated and maintained all kitchen appliances and tools, in a safe and proper manner.


Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing Home Administration
Carlow University, Pittsburgh, PA

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