123 Main Street • Atlanta, Georgia • 30339
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Seek the Challenging Position of Senior Cook
A highly talented Cook with huge experience in preparing, seasoning, and cooking a wide variety of meats, vegetables, soups, breakfast dishes, and other food items in large quantities; providing training and guidance to other employees performing the same or related work.
Summary of Qualifications
More than eight years experience.
Great ability to read and write.
Immense ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork.
Exceptional ability to lead and train staff and students.
Uncommon ability to safely use cleaning equipment and supplies.
In-depth ability to prepare and bake a variety of pastries, rolls and other baked goods.
Except knowledge of supplies, equipment, and services ordering and inventory control.
Exceptional organizing and coordinating skills.
Remarkable skills in cooking and preparing a variety of foods.
Strong knowledge of food preparation and presentation methods, techniques, and quality standards.
Excellent ability to accept receipt of goods and supplies.
Deep knowledge of methods, materials, and practices of volume food preparation.
Sound knowledge of sanitary methods used in food preparation and related activities.
Great knowledge of inventory and ordering methods.
Exceptional ability to prepare palatable meals according to specified menu and schedule with a minimum of waste.
Strong ability to use standard food preparation utensils such as knives, spoons, tongs and whips.
In-depth ability to operate power driven equipment such as a meat slicer or mixer.
Collins Hotels Inc., Tarrytown, NY 2003 - Present
Receive food ingredients and supplies from main kitchen and pantry as required for daily operations.
Review production schedule to determine food requirements including variety and quantity of food for preparation and to assemble supplies and equipment needed for daily cooking activities.
Season and prepare a wide variety of foods such as vegetables, fruits, meats, soups, salads, and cereals in accordance with prescribed recipes.
Slice, grind, and cook meats and vegetables using a full range of cooking methods.
Test foods being cooked for quality.
Carve and display meats, vegetables, fruits, and salads; replenish service lines as necessary.
Prepare and bake simple pastries and rolls.
Record inventory of supplies and order stock from main storeroom; estimate daily and weekly requirements and replenish items as appropriate.
Cater special events as required.
Maintain clean work areas, utensils, and equipment.
Instruct and functionally supervise the activities of other employees performing the same or related duties.
Attend to day-to-day problems and needs concerning equipment and food supplies; detect and ensure disposition of spoiled or unattractive food, defective supplies/equipment, and other unusual conditions.
Prepare special diets according to prescribed standards
Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Collins Hotels Inc., Tarrytown, NY 1997 - 2003
Assisted in food inventory and control.
Helped with meal preparation and serving.
Performed delegated tasks from Head Cook.
Coordinated constant clean up in kitchen and dining room.
Ensured floors are uncluttered, clean and safe.
Ensured that beverage counter and food serving areas are constantly clean.
Assisted in keeping camp clean and uncluttered.
Completed orders from steam tables, placing food on plates and serving customers at tables or counters.
Grilled and garnished hamburgers or other meats such as steaks and chops.
Grilled, cooked, and fried foods such as French fries, eggs, and pancakes.
Performed simple food preparation tasks such as making sandwiches, carving meats, and brewing coffee.
Cleaned food preparation equipment, work areas, and counters and tables.