The job of a second cook requires a lot of physical stamina and culinary acumen. Therefore, a cover letter for this position must communicate that you are able to prepare different dishes from raw to finished state, rotating stock and receiving orders while adhering to the sanitation standards of employer.
A cover letter for a Second Cook Resume can sometimes be even more significant than the resume. Therefore, it should always go with a resume and must always be individualized to the company you are sending it.
See the following sample cover letter in order to make your own.
2554 South Ave
Edmonton, ON W9P 3K4
March 16, 2015
Ms. Alina Joseph
54 New Street
Edmonton, ON S8E 6T2
Dear Ms. Joseph:
Are you looking for looking for a Second Cook who is expert in providing fresh, delicious food to your patrons?
With a demonstrated culinary expertise, energetic disposition, and resourceful nature, I feel I will be your right choice.
I have a track record of providing friendly and proactive service to guests while supporting cooks and kitchen staff. Particularly, I am well-versed in preparing, cooking and servicing food items in keeping with hotel recipes and standards. My ability to maintain the cleanliness and maintenance standards of work areas, utensils, and equipment was admired by supervisors many times. I am reliable and easy to work with; able to work under pressure with minimum supervision and eager to learn new menu items, daily features and promotions.
My resume and references are enclosed for your perusal. I will contact you next week to schedule a time in which I may further talk about my qualifications for the Second Cook. Thank you for your time and consideration.