Sample Restaurant Cook Resume

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Abel Fava
2906 Petunia Way
Birmingham, AL 35209

Job Objective Seeking a Restaurant Cook position utilizing my skills and knowledge.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience of preparation, cooking and serving of restaurant food
  • Deep knowledge of culinary methods, buffet displays and plate presentation techniques
  • Operational knowledge of knives, coffee maker, grill, deep fryer, etc
  • Familiarity with guest service, food handling and storage procedures and sanitation practices
  • Ability to move heavy carts and objects in a safe and comfortable manner
  • Ability to understand and follow given recipes to produce high quality food items

Professional Experience:

Restaurant Cook
Winter Park Mountain Lodge, Birmingham, AL
August 2012 – Present


  • Opened restaurant and set up workstation, before preparing food.
  • Produced and provided food according to specified recipes.
  • Checked all food items and delivered them to customers as ordered by them.
  • Completed and delivered all food orders in a timely and consistent manner.
  • Maintained food sanitation standards and kept workstation clean and sanitized.
  • Handled and stored all food products and materials in compliance with applicable government and company regulations.

Restaurant Cook
Qdoba Mexican Grill, Birmingham, AL
May 2009 – July 2012


  • Measured and mixed correct volume of ingredients according to recipes.
  • Cut meats, vegetables and fruits to specific sizes based on recipes.
  • Prepared and cooked all food according to standard recipes and specifications.
  • Arranged, garnished and served tasty and appealing meals to patrons.
  • Stored foodstuffs and supplies in a proper manner and rotated them on a routine basis.
  • Cleaned workstations and equipments and followed established food handling practices.


Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel Management
Menlo College, Atherton, CA

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