Chef Resume Example

Chef Resume Sample

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Energetic culinary Chef with a blend of creativity, passion for cooking and baking delicious organic recipes. Expert in managing kitchen staff and preparing meals at reduced cost without compromising quality and taste. Exceptional knowledge of baking times, methods, temperatures and flavors. Work well as a dynamic leader in a high-pressure setting. Worked in own restaurant for about 4 years.


Associate in Culinary

Dorsey Culinary Academy Miami, FL


  • 19 years of experience.
  • Self-motivated, hardworking, with an eye for detail.
  • Great understanding of all kitchen operations.
  • Food cost analysis, and staff retention.
  • Exceptional ability to train staff.
  • Able to prioritize, take initiative, and anticipate the needs of guests.



CulinArt Group, New York, NY

Jan. 2015 – Present 

CulinArt Restaurant was my restaurant from 2015 to Present until I passed it down to another owner. My time frame at my personal restaurant was more time for me to harness my dishes and keep my creativity flowing. I also created 3 new personal plates while I had the restaurant.


Buca di Beppo, New York, NY

Apr. 2009 – Mar. 2014

My position with the Buca di Beppo as an Independent Contractor Private Chef lasted from 2009-2014. Being there I continued to perfect my seasoning abilities and also created 3 new delicate master dishes in the same time period.


Ono fish Taco, Miami, FL

June 2000 – Dec. 2008

Being one of the top chefs at Ono fish Taco Restaurant from 2000 to 2008, this is where I acquired the vast majority of my seafood skills. I prepared daily Caribbean meals for a wide variety of guests. I started my career at this restaurant after discovering my passion for cooking and I deeply appreciate and cherish my experience at Ono fish Taco.


Salary for Chef

National Average


Salary $23k – $60k
Bonus $97 – $6k
Profit Sharing $0 – $500
Total Pay $20k – $46k

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Good Skills to Include on Chef Resume

  1. Controled portion and cost
  2. Preparing daily prep lists for staff
  3. Ensuring all health department regulations are in compliance
  4. Assisted in clean up and stocking


Resume Action Words for Chef

Cooked Accomplished Assisted Cleaned
Delegated Interacted Inventoried Performed
Provided Prepared Organized Managed
Created Anticipated Roasted Ordered


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