An assistant cook is basically a chef’s helper in a culinary setting. He will perform basic food preparation duties and even prepare salads, soups and even manage the washing at times.

The right way to become a chef or a head cook is to start at the position of an assistant cook.

Take a look at this resume example that tells you what a resume for this position needs to hold in terms of workable information.

 

 

Assistant Cook Resume Sample

 

Doreen Bagel

4 Bar 2 Drive, Douglas, WY 22222
(009) 999-9999, Email


OBJECTIVE: Looking for an Assistant Cook position with Hyatt utilizing knowledge of kitchen management along with exceptional culinary skills in order to assist the head chef effectively with everyday work duties.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS
• 7 years of dedicated work as an assistant cook at Core Cruises
• Hands on experience in supporting the head cook in creating a culinary atmosphere and fulfilling the total function of the kitchen
• Highly skilled in assisting in the preparation of foods in sync with safety and health policies
• In depth knowledge of maintaining the kitchen in terms of supplies, inventories and cleanliness

EXCELLENCE IN CULINARY SERVICES
• Accomplished a feat by assisting the head cook to manage cooking services for 2000 people for an event at the cruise ship
• Promoted from an apprentice position to a fully paid assistantship position following excellence in work practices and ethics

SPECIAL SKILLS
• Ability to communicate in English and Spanish
• Able to prepare food for special groups who may have eating disorders or allergies
• Knowledge of kitchen and food preparation standards
• Exceptionally well organized with an acute ability to multitask
• Strong people skills with a profound ability to take directions

WORK HISTORY
Core Cruises – Douglas, WY
Assistant Cook | February 2010 – March 2013
• Assisted with preparation of cooking menu items
• Ensures that all sanitation rules are observed by the kitchen staff
• Maintained kitchen equipment and utensils
• Checked all items to ensure adequacy and quality
• Completed utility jobs as and when required
• Prepared salads, dressings and desserts
• Tested new recipes for quality and taste
• Maintain records of prepared food and manage inventory

EDUCATION
High School Diploma | CITY PUBLIC SCHOOL, Douglas, WY – 2009