A head cook resume should focus on the applicant's experience, training, and readiness to accept employment. All head cook resumes should mention all of the above, as shown in the following example.
10 Pettit Avenue
Any Town, USA 9999
Home: (888) 888-8888
Cell: (888) 888-7777
Position as a Head Cook
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Trained and degreed culinary artist; good communication and leadership skills; creative meal planner; excellent organization and implementation.
Head Cook, 2000 to present:
Sam's Steak House, Big City, USA.
Primary duties include planning, overseeing, and executing a broad menu from appetizers to desserts, ordering supplies, supervising kitchen staff, and managing all functions related to cooking meals.
Assistant to Head Cook, 1998-2000:
Capital Conservation Studies, Inc. Small Town, USA.
Responsible for assisting head cook with day-to-day kitchen operations, ordering food supplies, overseeing cooking equipment for maintenance, repair, and replacement.
A.A., 1999 American Culinary Arts School, Any City, USA
ACCOLADES AND INVOLVEMENTS
National Association of Culinary Professionals
NOTE: One to two-page head cook resumes are popular with potential employers. The head cook resume shown here is a shortened version of one that would attract a hiring manager. Use it as an example to build your own.