The position of a food service worker is indefinite in the sense that it encompasses a huge array of duties. While some food service workers prepare and present food, others may just be expected to provide supportive assistance like washing up or chopping vegetables. They work in restaurants or cafeterias depending on their individual setting.

Following is an example of a typical resume for a Food Service Worker. In addition, this cover letter for Food Service Worker job will help you making an excellent job application package.


Food Service Worker Resume Sample

Missy George
440 Cambridge Parkway, Cambridge, MA 66353
(999) 129-9999, Email

To obtain a job as a Food Service Worker with Holmes Inn using excellence in culinary assistance in order to contribute to the hotel’s success in regards to customer satisfaction.

• Three years of applied culinary experience in a school cafeteria
• Highly skilled in preparing food in accordance with the highest of sanitation standards
• Functional knowledge of assembling and serving trays in accordance to orders and health requirements
• In depth knowledge of an array of food types and their preparation times
• Long-term interest in hospitality and dietary industry
• Familiar with methods of preparing sandwiches, salads, vegetables, and other foods in large quantities

• Managed the activities of the entire school kitchen in the absence of the cook for an entire fortnight
• Conducted food service workshops for students interested in pursuing a career in food management

Jun 2009 – Oct 2012
Nashville High School, Cambridge, MA
Food Service Worker
• Prepared a variety of food and snacks
• Served food and drinks
• Set up tables
• Chopped and marinated food items
• Cleaned equipment used for preparing food ingredients
• Wrapped and packed take away food
• Cleaned work area
• Collected payments and ringed sales

Jan 2009 – Jun 2009
Victor Valley Union High School District – Victorville, CA
Food Service Assistant
• Prepared food items following standard recipes and procedures
• Served and sold meals
• Chopped, sliced, mixed, grated, and assembled food items for sandwiches, salads and side dishes
• Operated deep fryers
• Served food items to students, faculty and staff

Food Worker Certificate – 2011

High School Diploma – 2008

• Ability to understand and carry out basic sanitation requirements
• Well organized with an ability to multitask
• Ability to read and follow instructions
• Good interpersonal and communication skills