Sous Chefs hold a secondary position to the executive chef within a hotel or a restaurant setting.

They are responsible for managing both food preparation in accordance to the vision of the executive chef and the facility along with handling staff.

The following resume will provide employer’s with insight into a sous chef’s qualifications and skills.




Sous Chef Resume Sample

Belinda Carr
8 NE Autumn Rose Way, Hillsboro, OR 34262
Contact # (979) 909-9199, Email

Looking for a position of Sous Chef at Avari Hotels. Offering skills in all styles of cooking and strong leadership skills in order to orchestrate a positive kitchen environment.

• Seven years of experience working as a Sous Chef in one of the leading hotels of Oregon
• Exceptionally proficient in assisting the executive chef in meeting and exceeding the hotel’s kitchen expectations
• First hand experience of offering professional and friendly guest service in terms of food and beverages
• In depth knowledge of supervising multiple levels of culinary staff
• Hands on experience of advocating advanced cooking techniques

• Improved order managing system by employing menu changes and training staff to take accurate orders
• Guided existing staff about new methods of cooking and garnishing dishes

August 2005 – Present
Pantra Luxury Hotel
Sous Chef
• Conduct daily shift briefings
• Actively interact with guests
• Establish daily priorities and delegate work to culinary staff
• Review daily specials
• Communicate additions and changes in assignments
• Take physical inventory of food items
• Instruct cooking staff about cooking methods
• Ensure kitchen is equipped with cooking tools and supplies
• Ensure kitchen sanitation and hygiene
• Develop new menu items

• Associates Degree (AA) – Qualified Chef Institute – 2004
• Certified Professional Food Manager Certification

• Proven ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
• Outstanding guest service skills
• Exceptional time management qualities and teamwork acumen
• Excellent communication skills in English and French