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Chef Resume Sample
My Chef resume
sample is a simplified version, giving you a basic outline to kick start
ideas for your own resume. You already understand the importance of
selling yourself. Delve deep into your work history and showcase any outstanding
achievements i.e., you saved the company x amount of $$$
by implementing new procedures - something to that effect.
quantifiable proof mentioned above and opt for a professional, classic, and
that this Chef resume sample, indeed all these samples,
are basic and in no way do they represent what your own resume could be and
should be. With each example page, I add a quick “how-to” at the end that
teaches you how to adjust these samples to make them your own.
these samples as inspiration to get you off on the right foot—and best of all,
they are free.
I have also
added a plain text version of the Chef resume
12 Kings Road, Chelsea, London, SW10
M: (+44) 78 259 0148
Passionate chef skilled in a range of cuisines,
with over twelve years’ experience in running kitchens and curating menus for
internationally acclaimed restaurants across the UK. Management skills with
experience in overseeing kitchen staff and their daily duties.
- Ranked as
Top Student Chef during the term in culinary school
the title of Young Chef to Watch following graduation
the Chefs Award for most innovative menu design
- Asked to
appear as a judge for the Rising Culinary Talent Awards
Basil Bistro: Chef (Jan 2015 – Sep 2020)
The ability to vet interviewees and upskill new
kitchen staff. Detail and performance orientated. Budget savvy when adapting
menus and catering for events.
exciting new additions to the menu
regular specials and exciting dining offerings
food production and improving restaurant performance
innovative ways to increase monthly revenue and lessen costs
La Tavola Ristorante: Chef (Jan 2011 – Dec
Skilled in producing food for large groups of
people. Creative and experimental with new dish ideas. Improving overall
all kitchen processes and food preparation
for a range of prominent patrons
restaurant sales by marketing recently introduced dishes
House of Eats: Chef (Aug 2006 – Dec 2010)
Overseeing the seamless rollout of daily tasks
and kitchen duties. Adopting budget friendly practices without comprising on
the standard of meals produced.
new kitchen staff and chef school interns
closely with the head chef to cater for notable events and gatherings
with new recipes and dish presentations
Graduated Chef Academy London 2005.
10 Tips to Remember When Writing
Your Chef Resume Sample
- Set aside several hours to write a powerful resume.
- You will need quiet space and a computer with Word (recommended) or similar.
- Use job descriptions and old resumes to jog your memory.
- Is this a career change for you? What skills can you transfer over?
- Expand on your duties in detail.
- Ensure the layout is attractive
- Write a compelling summary.
- Use bullet points.
- Proofread for sense, accuracy, spelling and grammar x 3.
- Add a well-written cover letter using your strengths to target the role on offer.
For more samples visit the resume sample page.
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