Top Cook Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Cook. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Cook resumes they appeared on. For example, 19.5% of Cook resumes contained Kitchen Equipment as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Cook actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Cook resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Kitchen Equipment

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Here's how Kitchen Equipment is used in Cook jobs:
  • Prepare food orders following specification, maintain kitchen equipment, communicate effectively, participate in teamwork.
  • Followed all kitchen equipment safety guidelines and adhered to Ohio food handling and preparation requirements.
  • Conducted daily inspections and maintained food sanitation and kitchen equipment safety reports.
  • Restocked assigned food station and reported maintenance needed for kitchen equipment.
  • Utilized daily cooking abilities and executed kitchen equipment safety check list.
  • Maintained kitchen equipment and utensils to standards exceeding health regulations.
  • Gained better knowledge of utilizing kitchen equipment and utensils properly.
  • Performed preventive maintenance on garrison and field kitchen equipment.
  • Maintained all kitchen equipment cleanliness and annual maintenance.
  • Operate standard kitchen equipment safely and efficiently.
  • Fixed broken kitchen equipment with electrical problems.
  • Operated a variety of commercial kitchen equipment.
  • Operate all kitchen equipment safely and effectively.
  • Perform general maintenance of kitchen equipment.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on kitchen equipment.
  • Operated all kitchen equipment adeptly.
  • Maintain standards of sanitation, safety and food storage such as cleaning refrigerators, kitchen equipment and utensils, floors etc.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, food storage, use of kitchen equipment and utensils, sanitation and safety.
  • Operated a variety of kitchen equipment; measure, mix, wash, peel, cut and shred fruit and vegetables.
  • Update and maintain inventories of food and kitchen equipment and supplies; assist in timely stock ordering from vendors and suppliers.

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2. Prep Food

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Here's how Prep Food is used in Cook jobs:
  • Prepare and cook meals for customers, cut and prep food for the day, and made sure kitchen was clean.
  • Help to design menus, prep foods, prepare foods, serve foods to the community as well as the public.
  • Cook all orders, make bread, prep food, sometimes close store by cleaning kitchen and putting away all food.
  • Served sandwiches, rang up costumers orders, count drawer, clean, prep food, make pizza and deli foods
  • Take orders from customers, assist fryers, maintain cleanliness in work areas and lobby, and prep food.
  • Cook Prep Food Stock Products, Wash Dishes, Load and Unload truck order, Maintain Clean work area.
  • Prepare customer meals, Prep foods for immediate cooking and next day, clean and sanitize work station.
  • Make sure food is cooked, prep food, Clean, sanitize, disinfect and organized area.
  • Will usually help prep food and also help in the kitchen, cook different kinds of dishes.
  • Stock prep food items needed on daily basis, fill grill orders from burgers to making pizzas.
  • Prepare food orders, prep food for shift and next day, maintain a clean and sanitary kitchen
  • Prepare food as ordered, keep area clean and organized, prep food for the next shift.
  • Grill burgers, prep food, making sure everything is stocked in and around the kitchen area.
  • Worked as breakfast cook, prepare meals as ordered, clean grill prep food for cooking.
  • Job duties: Cook, prep food, clean, do inventory and unload delivery trucks.
  • Worked with the restaurant's team to cook, prep food and make sure kitchen was clean
  • Specialized in cooking all dishes on the menu and would prep food for next day business.
  • Open the restaurant, Cooked orders for the guest, helped prep food, cleaned.
  • Cook food, prep food, made sandwiches stock work stations, helped others when needed
  • Cook food, keep kitchen clean and organized, prep food for dinner service.

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3. Food Preparation

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Here's how Food Preparation is used in Cook jobs:
  • Prepared menu advertised food items for consumers on daily basis Cleaned food preparation area several times during a regular work shift
  • Lead daily kitchen operations including food preparation, restaurant and kitchen sanitation, and daily inventory.
  • Develop culinary expertise through food preparation, kitchen experience, and catering abilities.
  • Completed food preparations for large facility on daily basis using commercial restaurant equipment.
  • Cooked authentic Japanese cuisine, food preparation and adhered to strict sanitary conditions
  • Developed and mastered a variety of food preparation techniques.
  • Prepared food according to the preliminary food preparation procedures.
  • Followed recipes accurately and maintained food preparation processes.
  • Performed food preparation, presentation and delivery.
  • Performed general food preparation and cooking activities.
  • Maintained food preparation area clean and sanitized.
  • Established and implemented daily food preparation procedures.
  • Maintained a sanitized area for food preparation.
  • Maintained and operated all food preparation equipment.
  • Ensured quality and accuracy in food preparation.
  • Maintained cleanliness of food preparation areas.
  • Maintained sanitary conditions in food preparations.
  • Clean food preparation areas/cooking surfaces/ utensils.
  • Cleaned food preparation areas/cooking surfaces/utensils.
  • Monitored compliance with health and fire regulations regarding food preparation food serving, and building maintenance in lodging and dining facilities.

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4. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Cook jobs:
  • Dissemble equipment component parts for cleaning and follow safety procedures regarding the operation of equipment.
  • Prepared food, greeted customers, provided friendly hospitality and followed all protocol and safety procedures
  • Ensured consistent quality; and followed Standard Operating Procedures and Food Safety procedures.
  • Followed company guidelines and safety procedures to ensure quality food for all customers.
  • Monitored inventory to ensure compliance with food safety procedures and quality control guidelines.
  • Operated x-ray machinery to screen packages in accordance with security and safety procedures
  • Prepared food-Ensured proper safety procedures were followed by myself and other staff members
  • Ensured food safety procedures are executed according to policy and health/sanitation regulations.
  • Complied with all safety procedures associated with the operation of machinery.
  • Maintained all safety regulations pertaining to food safety and safety procedures.
  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge of kitchen safety procedures and appropriate food temperatures.
  • Ensured consistent quality of all food prepared and followed Food Safety procedures
  • Clean kitchen equipment, organize produce delivery and practicing all safety procedures
  • Cleaned and maintained frying equipment following all sanitation and safety procedures.
  • Maintained and enforced safety procedures for kitchen equipment among coworkers.
  • Disassemble and assemble kitchen equipment following safety procedures when cleaning.
  • Clean and follow safety procedures as indicated in safety guidelines.
  • Ensured food safety procedures followed including recording temperatures and weights.
  • Assisted in food preparation and accurately followed food safety procedures.
  • Maintained food safety procedures as outlined by company profile.

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5. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Cook jobs:
  • Maintained customer satisfaction by receiving and handling customer complaints and issues by providing customer service and professionalism at all times.
  • Provided excellent Customer Service and proficiency on delivering foods in a timely and friendly manner.
  • Remained organized, resulting in improved restaurant efficiency, customer service and overall business earnings.
  • Facilitate superior customer service through polite, understanding, and appropriate customer interaction.
  • Maintained excellent customer service and communication skills with team members and customers.
  • Provided timely and accurate customer service needs to customers and prospective customers.
  • Provided excellent customer service while assisting customers with order placement.
  • Provided quality customer service waiting on customers and filling orders.
  • Provided courteous informative customer service in an open kitchen format.
  • Promoted efficient team work and practices excellent communication customer service.
  • Maintained excellent customer service while working fast and efficiently.
  • Provided excellent customer service throughout the college cafeteria.
  • Provided customers with excellent customer service as required.
  • Greeted restaurant patrons and provided proficient customer service.
  • Performed daily customer service and interactions with customers.
  • Committed to providing quality customer service and satisfaction.
  • Prepared grilled food products for quality customer service
  • Experience working in a secretary/customer service position.
  • Provided friendly prompt customer service to customers/soldiers.
  • Provided courteous and informative customer service.

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7. Specific Food Items

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Here's how Specific Food Items is used in Cook jobs:
  • Measured ingredients required for specific food items being prepared and performed any other duties as deemed necessary by supervisor.
  • Measure ingredients and validated temperature of specific food items being prepared.
  • Wash, cut, measure ingredients required for specific food items being prepared, and prepare foods designated for cooking.
  • Measure ingredients required for specific food items being prepared/ Operate stoves, grills, fryers, ovens and microwaves.
  • Cooked, prepared and packaged batches of dough, measured ingredients required for specific food items being prepared.
  • Slice and diced vegetables as well as accurately measured ingredients required for specific food items.
  • Completed all assigned prep work: measured ingredients required for specific food items being prepared.
  • Measured ingredients necessary for specific food items and prepared meals in time.
  • Utilized grill and fryer to cook specific food items.
  • Cook to order specific food items to satisfy customer.
  • Measured ingredients for specific food items.
  • Measure ingredients required for specific food items being prepared Verify that prepared food meets requirements for quality and quantity.
  • Operated large-volume cooking equipment such as grills and deep fryers Accurately measured ingredients required for specific food items.
  • Measure ingredients required for specific food itemsbeing prepared.
  • Accuratelymeasured ingredients required for specific food items.
  • Prepared raw food such as Chicken, Fish, and shrimp Measure ingredients required for specific food items being prepared.
  • Measure ingredients required for specific food items being prepared Serve orders to customers at windows, counters, or tables.
  • Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils Measure ingredients required for specific food items being prepared.
  • Maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards in work area Measure ingredients required for specific food items being prepared
  • Work efficiently with co-works in a fast pace environment Measure ingredients required for specific food items being prepared.

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8. Order Slips

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Here's how Order Slips is used in Cook jobs:
  • Read food order slips and receiving verbal instructions from our manager's that are on duty or fellow associates.
  • Read food order slips or receive verbal instruction as required by patron and prepared food in accordance with specifications.
  • Read food order slips or receive verbal instructions in how to prepare and cook food order according to instructions.
  • Read food order slips as to food ordered by customer, and prepare and cook food according to instructions.
  • Read food order slips or receive verbal instructions for food*Wash, cut, and prepare foods for cooking.
  • Read order slips and received verbal instructions of patrons' requests, and prepared and cooked food accordingly.
  • Read food order slips and/or received verbal instructions pertaining to how a patron wanted their food prepared.
  • Manage all food order slips and administer all verbal instructions and perform all cooking as per instructions.
  • Read order slips or took verbal instruction from team members, prepared and cooked orders specified.
  • Read food order slips for food required by patron, and prepared food according to instructions.
  • Read food order slips and receive verbal instructions required by patron and cook as per instructions.
  • Read food order slips and receive verbal instructions and have food to customers in timely manner.
  • Read food order slips while taking delivery of verbal instruction as to food required by patron.
  • Read food order slips or receive verbal instructions to special orders and prepared/cooked food accordingly.
  • Read food order slips and receive verbal instructions requested by patron in-person or over phone.
  • Read food order slips, followed recipes, prepared and cooked food as ordered.
  • Read food order slips or receive verbal instructions on how customer wants there order.
  • Read food order slips or received verbal instructions as to food required by patron.
  • Read food order slips and receive verbal instructions in preparing food orders for customers.
  • Read food order slips and received verbal instructions of how it's fixed.

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9. Dishwasher

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Here's how Dishwasher is used in Cook jobs:
  • Performed dishwasher duties and maintained sanitation.
  • Processed and distributed food orders Dishwasher, Set and cleaned tables daily Served over 500 customers daily on serving tray line
  • Advanced position from dishwasher to cook by taking the initiative to learn and help co works when backed up.
  • Set up and stock stations with all necessary supplies prepare food on menu, dishwasher, busboy, waiter
  • Cook, dishwasher, prep worker, parking lot checks, take out trash, put away deliveries.
  • Cook, Fry Cook, Expedite, Cashier, Dining Room Attendant, Closing procedures, Dishwasher, Cleaning
  • Started off as a dishwasher, and six months later I got promoted to a cook.
  • Make and prep pizza, clean kitchen, restock, run dishwasher, and bus tables.
  • Worked all areas of the Restaurant including Cook, Cashier, Bartender, Dishwasher, Waitress.
  • Cannot give out the recipe, but was a cook & dishwasher at both locations.
  • Prepare meals, clean work area, wash dishes, store donations, and supervise dishwashers.
  • Create Schedule, Supervise employees, Food Prep, Cooking, Dishwasher, and clean Kitchen
  • Cook, prep cook, bus tables, traffic conductor, dishwasher, host, runner
  • Started employment as a dishwasher, promoted to bus person, and eventually to cook.
  • Cook, Dishwasher, Set up tables and take out trash, Prepared side dishes.
  • Skilled in the operation of meat slicer, grater, mixers, dishwashers, etc.
  • Served as a night shift crew member in preparing food for the next day dishwasher.
  • Performed duties as prep cook, line cook, dishwasher, and sous chef.
  • Assisted in preparing all meals, buss tables, dishwasher, janitor, etc.
  • Prepared pizza dough, helped in making pizzas, clean up, and dishwasher.

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10. Customer Orders

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Here's how Customer Orders is used in Cook jobs:
  • Enhanced pleasant customer experience by carefully tracking order preparation and promptly delivering customer orders.
  • Prepared customer orders, maintained cleanliness of restaurant and maintained inventory of food items.
  • Delivered and served food to customers while operating switchboard and recorded customer orders.
  • Prepared specific customer orders while keeping my work station clean and organized
  • Follow directions and instructions to complete customer orders correctly and efficiently.
  • Cook various customer orders as expediently and accurately as possible.
  • Coordinated quick-service restaurant customer orders and guaranteed customer satisfaction.
  • Operated cash registers and processed customer orders as necessary.
  • Prepared customer orders and maintained a clean and sanitary kitchen
  • Responded to customer orders by preparing requested items.
  • Maintain clean environment while preparing customer orders.
  • Processed customer orders utilizing cash register.
  • Prepared customer orders ensuring satisfaction.
  • Expedited customer orders assisted co-workers.
  • Maintain accuracy of customer orders.
  • Job duties included but not limited to taking customer orders, cooking food, making milkshakes, delivering food to customers.
  • Take customer orders, cashier, fry/grill cook, prep, maintain salad bar, fill orders, answer phone orders.
  • Prepared and cleaned food daily using FIFO process; Cooked and distributed customer orders; Cleaned dishes and sanitized working area.
  • Communicate with the manager always as well as servers to make sure that the processing of customer orders are going smoothly.
  • Make pizzas per customer orders, restock the preparation area and boxes, clean the kitchen and the seating area.

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11. Verbal Instructions

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Here's how Verbal Instructions is used in Cook jobs:
  • Followed verbal instructions and procedures as directed.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow verbal instructions and ideas
  • Follow written and verbal instructions effectively.
  • Assigned duties as assistant chief for breakfast and lunch menus working independently according to written and verbal instructions from assigned chief.
  • Receive verbal instructions as to food required by patron, and prepare and cook food according to instructions.
  • Read food orders from monitor and receive verbal instructions for special orders and prepare orders according to instructions.
  • Read food orders and interpret verbal instructions as to food required by establishment and prepared according to specification.
  • Placed food servings on plates and trays according to orders or instructions Prepared dishes following recipe or verbal instructions
  • Prepare foods according to standardized menus and recipes or verbal instructions given by supervisor or higher.
  • Read aloud orders as well as verbal instructions, while simultaneously cooking and preparing food.
  • Read any slip-on food order and also accept verbal instructions provided by the chief cook.
  • Used all food handling standards, prepared dishes following recipes or verbal instructions.
  • Read food order and verbal instructions and prepare and cook according to instructions.
  • Read food orders upon monitors, or receipts, or by verbal instructions.
  • Cooked and packaged batches of food according to written and verbal instructions.
  • Prepare food to order according to meal slips and/or verbal instructions.
  • Read food or slips or received verbal instructions from customers.
  • Assisted co-workers and prepared dishes following recipe or verbal instructions.
  • Prepare food using both written and verbal instructions.
  • Received verbal instructions from workers at the till.

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12. Different Orders

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Here's how Different Orders is used in Cook jobs:
  • Cooked exact items that customers ordered while working on different orders simultaneously.
  • Cook the exact number of items ordered by each customer, in a fast pace setting, preparing different orders simultaneously.
  • Cooked different orders by customer via order slip or verbal request simultaneously.
  • Received and sent out hundreds of different orders.
  • Cooked and prepared different orders for customers.
  • Prepped foods for different orders.
  • Maintained communication with other cooks to assemble food orders within established average ticket time while preparing several different orders simultaneously.
  • Prepared items according to written or verbal orders, working on several different orders simultaneously.
  • Prepared orders as requested by customers, working on several different orders simultaneously.
  • Worked on several different orders simultaneously maintaining exact number of items ordered.
  • Provided excellent customer service while preparing several different orders simultaneously.
  • Work on several different orders simultaneously.
  • Prepare several different orders simultaneously.
  • Cook the exact number of items ordered students, faculty, and staff, while working on several different orders simultaneously.
  • Ensured good and quality customer services through effectively listening to the customers, while working on several different orders.
  • Cook the exact number of items for buffet style dining, working on several different orders simultaneously.
  • Cook the orders by each customer, working on several different orders at the same time.
  • Cooked and prepared food items ordered by each customer, working on several different orders simultaneously.
  • Cooked and prepared food for packing or serving, while working on several different orders simultaneously.
  • Cooked large volumes of orders in a fast-paced environment, working on several different orders simultaneously.

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13. Kitchen Areas

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Here's how Kitchen Areas is used in Cook jobs:
  • Maintained sanitary condition of service and kitchen areas through cleaning food service utensils and equipment used in food preparation and distribution.
  • Maintain clean and orderly kitchen areas and complete other general cleaning duties, such as mopping floors and emptying trash cans.
  • Ensured all kitchen areas were sanitized and food temperatures were maintained ensuring fresh and quality dishes served to patrons.
  • Ensured kitchen areas are constantly clean-rangers, cooler, freezer, mixer, slice, and floor, etc.
  • Prepare menu items, maintained and cleaned kitchen areas, maintenance of kitchen equipment and followed all safety procedures.
  • Ensured that a high standard of sanitation and cleanliness was maintained throughout the kitchen areas at all times.
  • Cooked food on grill, worked fryers, cleaned kitchen areas, stocked foods, did prep work.
  • Maintained clean and safe work environment by mopping floors, emptied garbage, sanitized kitchen areas and tools.
  • Prepare and cook for breakfast buffet, clean buffet and kitchen areas, help and confirm food quality.
  • Inspect food storage rooms, utility closets, and general kitchen areas for upkeep and infection control.
  • Work is performed in kitchen areas, which are well lighted but are often hot and noisy.
  • Maintained the prep and kitchen areas as well as prepare and cook an array of dishes daily.
  • Cleaned bars, work areas, and tables and organized eating, service, and kitchen areas.
  • Job duties were to prep and cook food, and responsible for cleaning the kitchen areas.
  • Cleaned and sanitized the kitchen areas as well as assisted with general duties in the restaurant.
  • Sanitize kitchen objects, open kitchen areas to be cooked and warming up for morning use.
  • Clean and organize walk-in coolers, food production areas, equipment and general kitchen areas.
  • Prepare food items and assist with menu design, maintain clean and sanitary kitchen areas
  • Cleaned, organized eating, service, and kitchen areas/ sterilized equipment and facilities.
  • Clean and maintain restaurant kitchen areas in accordance with Department of Public Health standards.

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14. Package Batches

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Here's how Package Batches is used in Cook jobs:
  • Cook and package batches of food, such as hamburgers and fried chicken, and also healthy food for our patients.
  • Cook and package batches of food, such as hamburgers and cheese steak meat, which are prepared to order.
  • Cook and package batches of food, such as hamburgers and fried chicken, which is kept warm until sold.
  • Cook and package batches of food such as fried chicken & French fries which are prepared to order.
  • Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces package batches of food which are prepared to order until sold.
  • Cooked and package batches of food, such pizza, salad and sandwiches which were prepared to order.
  • Cook and package batches of food, wash, cut, and prepare foods designated for cooking.
  • Cook and package batches of food, Cook the exact number of items ordered by each customer.
  • Cook and package batches of food which are prepared to order or kept warm until sold.
  • Cook and package batches of food for large quantities of civilians, and soldiers.
  • Cook and package batches of food, such as hamburgers and fried Processing.
  • Cook and package batches of food, such as hamburgers and breaded chicken.
  • Cook and package batches of food including hamburgers, fish and fried foods.
  • Cook and package batches of food, which are prepared to order.
  • Cook and package batches of food for 300-bed facility in timely manner.
  • Cook and package batches of food, and provided quality customer service.
  • Cook and package batches of food, prepare and serve beverages.
  • Cook and package batches of food ordered by customers.
  • Cook and package batches of oriental cuisine.
  • Cook and package batches of food.

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15. Clean Bathrooms

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Here's how Clean Bathrooms is used in Cook jobs:
  • Cooked customers orders, rotate stock and date items, sweeping and mopping, clean bathrooms when necessary, trash duties.
  • Fry foods for meals; Clean bathrooms; Sanitize/bleach tables in dining area; Wash dishes; Maintain a neat work environment
  • Prepared food, washed dishes, clean bathrooms, closed down the cooking area of the restaurant.
  • Cook, stock, prep, inventory, unload and put up truck, clean bathrooms and lobby
  • Clean bathrooms, mop floors, and restaurant maintenance.
  • Stock coolers kept bar with ice clean bathrooms.
  • Prepare food, clean bathrooms & provide fast service
  • Clean bathrooms and each teacher room
  • Maintain cleanliness; ex: clean bathrooms, lunch room, classrooms, teachers lounge, halls, etc.
  • Cook, Clean Bathrooms, Trash, Sweep & Mop Floors, Clean Tables, Customer Service,
  • Cook burgers, cook fries, tend to cashier, clean bathrooms, lobby, and kitchen
  • Sweep, mop, empty and take out trash, clean bathrooms when doing closing shift.
  • Cook food, clean tables, clean bathrooms, sweep/mop floors, wash dishes
  • Clean bathrooms* Pull trash, Restock rooms* Sweep, Vacuum, & mop
  • Clean bathrooms, mop floors, & clean grills.
  • prepare requested meals for customers, remove waste from work area, clean bathrooms.
  • Side tasks-sweep lot area,empty trash, clean bathrooms.
  • Change the grease traps clean bathrooms and play area.
  • restock the bar, take trash out, wash dishes till clean, refill ice machines, clean bathrooms, mop/sweep.
  • Make beds, clean bathrooms, kitchens, do dishes, help with laundry pretty much EVERYTHING.

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16. Restock Workstations

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Here's how Restock Workstations is used in Cook jobs:
  • Clean, stock, and restock workstations and display cases, Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils.
  • Wash dishes as needed Made sure kitchen and cooking materials Clean, stock, and restock workstations and display cases.
  • Clean, restock workstations and maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards in work areas.
  • Clean, stock, and restock workstations, Maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards.
  • Clean, stock, and restock workstations Skills Used Active Listening Active learning Team work Time Management
  • Maintain accurate food inventories; Clean, stock, and restock workstations and display cases.
  • Clean, stock, and restock workstations and display cases, and many other responsibilities.
  • Clean, stock, and restock workstations - Order and take delivery of supplies.
  • Clean food preparation areas/cooking surfaces/utensils, stock, and restock workstations and display cases.
  • Clean, stock, and restock workstations and keep the Buffet stocked.
  • Cleaned, stocked, and restock workstations before and after shits.
  • Clean, stock, restock workstations and serve orders to customers.
  • Clean, stock, and restock workstations before/after store closing.
  • Clean food preparation areas, and utensils, restock workstations.
  • Clean, stock, and restock workstations and the kitchen.
  • Replenish and restock workstations with supplies on demand.
  • Clean, stock and restock workstations as needed.
  • Stock and restock workstations and restaurant inventory.
  • Restock workstations on a daily basis.
  • Stock, and restock workstations.

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17. Display Cases

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Here's how Display Cases is used in Cook jobs:
  • Preserved workstations and display cases to reflect captivating choices
  • Cleaned and stocked work stations and display cases and also took customer orders and the receiving of delivery supplies.
  • Prepared large batches of food, stocking and replenishing work stations as well as display cases as applicable.
  • Cleaned, stocked, and replenished workstations and display cases; ordered and take delivery of supplies.
  • Cleaned walls, fans and drains in food service coolers, display cases and work areas.
  • Cleaned stocked/ restocked workstation and display cases machinery cut, trim, or clean meat.
  • Cleaned and stocked display cases, maintained sanitation, health and safety standards.
  • Cleaned display cases and replaced near expiry baked products with fresh baked goods.
  • Sorted stone crabs and arranged seafood display cases utilized for retail sales.
  • Cleaned, stocked and replenished workstation in display cases enhancing overall production.
  • Cleaned, stocked, and restocked work stations and display cases.
  • Unloaded trucks, stocked, and restocked workstations and display cases.
  • Prepped, Cleaned, stocked, and replenished workstations/display cases.
  • Dismantled, cleaned and organized the kitchen and display cases nightly
  • Cleaned and stocked workstations and display cases as needed.
  • Sanitized work area, display cases and storage area.
  • Loaded and packed display cases with ice.
  • Placed baked goods in display cases.
  • Clean display cases, shelves, and aisles.
  • Operated large volume cooking equipment and prepared specialty foods Stocked/restocked workstations and display cases.

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18. Personal Judgment

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Here's how Personal Judgment is used in Cook jobs:
  • Seasoned and cooked food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience Consistently adhered to quality expectations and standards.
  • Prepared southern dishes form starch by adding seasoning to foods during mixing and cooking, according to personal judgment and experience.
  • Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and tasting, smelling, or piercing them with utensils.
  • Seasoned and cooked food according to standard recipes as well as using personal judgment and experience to prepare special items.
  • Set up and ran restaurant during traveling events* Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
  • Seasoned and cooked large amount of food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience for the store's customers.
  • Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients, season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment.
  • Regulate temperature of broiler such as medium rare, rare, well done, according to personal judgment.
  • See more occupations related to this task.-Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
  • Prepared food according to restaurant recipes, customer preferences, and personal judgment and experience.
  • Added seasoning to foods during mixing and cooking, according to personal judgment and experience.
  • Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgments using various kitchen utensils.
  • Season and cook food according to company procedures, personal judgment and experience.
  • Prepared and seasoned food prior to cooking according to personal judgment and experience.
  • Prepared customers' orders according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
  • Measure and mix ingredients according to recipe and personal judgment.
  • Seasoned and cooked food per recipes or personal judgment.
  • Operated flat top, grill and fryers Seasoned and cooked food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
  • Executed daily operations of specials Seasoned and cooked food according to recipes and personal judgment and experience.
  • Prepared meals for 100+ daily Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.

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19. Mix Ingredients

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Here's how Mix Ingredients is used in Cook jobs:
  • Mix ingredients using electrically powered mixing machines.
  • Measure and mix ingredients according to the recipe to prepare soups, salads, gravies, desserts, sauces and casseroles.
  • Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes Regulate temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters.
  • Season and cook food according to recipes as well as weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipe.
  • Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes or Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Mix ingredients and recognize a variety of sauces and properly places them on all entrees featured on daily menus.
  • Weigh and mix ingredients according to recipes, Portion and arrange food aesthetically on plates and platters.
  • Assemble and mix ingredients for soups, sauces & gravies according to specifics of standardized recipes.
  • Cook; Setup work station, weigh and evaluate and mix ingredients Operate grills and ovens.
  • Measure and mix ingredients to form dough or batter by hand or using electric mixer.
  • Assist Chefs, weigh, measure and mix ingredients according to recipes for that day.
  • Prepare Dough, Mix ingredients, set machine equipment up, Maintain clean work space.
  • Measure and mix ingredients according to recipe, using variety of kitchen utensils and equipment.
  • Wash and unwrap fresh fruits and vegetables, Weigh, evaluate, and mix ingredients.
  • Weigh, evaluate, and mix ingredients and prepare for making breakfast and lunch.
  • Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients per recipes using kitchen utensils and equipment.
  • Weigh, measure and mix ingredients; portion and arrange food in appropriate containers.
  • Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes/experience, using various equipment.
  • Wash and peel fruits and vegetables, weigh, measure, and mix ingredients.
  • Inspect the food Season and cook food accordingly Measured, weigh and mix ingredients

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20. Deep-Fat Fryers

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Here's how Deep-Fat Fryers is used in Cook jobs:
  • Operate larger-volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers, verify that prepared food meet requirements for quality and quantity.
  • Operate large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, and deep-fat fryers while providing customer service in a busy fast paced environment.
  • Operate large-volume cooking equipment such as grills and deep-fat fryers Maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards in work areas.
  • Operate large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers and convection ovens and serve prepared foods on a hot line.
  • Operated large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers, griddle, stoves, and dough rollers, etc.
  • Operate large-volume cooking equipment such as grills and deep-fat fryers - Clean, stock, and restock workstations.
  • Prepared and cooked food, using high-volume cooking equipment: grille, deep-fat fryers, and griddles.
  • Learned to operate large volume cooking equipment such as a grill, deep-fat fryers and commercial equipment.
  • Operate large volume cooking equipment including but not limited to grills, deep-fat fryers and griddles.
  • Operated large-volume cooking equipment, including grills, deep-fat fryers, industrial ovens and kitchen tools.
  • Operated large volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers, and flat top.
  • Operated large-volume cooking equipment such as, deep-fat fryers, pressure cookers, and warmers.
  • Prepared and produced food using large-volume cooking equipment such as grills and deep-fat fryers.
  • Operated large-volume cooking equipment such has grills, deep-fat fryers, and griddles.
  • Operate griddles, deep-fat fryers, grills and other large-volume equipment for cooking.
  • Operate large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers, stove tops.
  • Operate large-volume cooking equipment such as ovens, deep-fat fryers, or steamers.
  • Operate cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers, stove or oven.
  • Operate larger-volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers, and griddles.
  • Operate large-volume cooking equipment such as ovens, mixers, and deep-fat fryers.

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21. Special Dietary

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Here's how Special Dietary is used in Cook jobs:
  • Provided for special dietary requirements where necessary and taking into account the preferences of individual care recipients.
  • Utilized standardized recipes, accommodating special dietary needs that included modifying recipes and/or menus as needed.
  • Prepared meals according to patients' special dietary needs, coordinating culinary department with medical department.
  • Specialized in Functions Specialty Baker Basic Food Preparation Specialty in Special Dietary needs
  • Cooked foodstuff according to menu/ special dietary restriction/ number of proportions.
  • Accommodate individual customer requests with regard to special dietary needs.
  • Accommodated special dietary needs and made modifications as needed.
  • Experienced on reading special dietary food trays for ordered requirements
  • Provide special dietary requirements for whenever necessary.
  • Regarded special dietary restrictions for certain retirees.
  • Prepared meals for up to 450 clients, including responsibility for achieving nutritional and special dietary needs, requirements and preferences.
  • Communicate in a friendly, cooperative manner with staff as to meal counts, special dietary needs and dining supplies.
  • Handled short order, fast food as well as special dietary needs meal planning for between 400 to 3000 troops.
  • Prepare meal in accordance to dietary needs by strictly adhering to recipes in order to maintain special dietary needs.
  • Prepared food items in the category of meats, vegetables, soups, baked items and special dietary meals.
  • Key Experience: Hospital Menu Redesign Team, Special Dietary Needs Menu Team and Retail & Patient Meal Services.
  • Served as host when needed including working with customers on catering events, seating arrangements and special dietary restrictions.
  • Help guests with any type of special dietary needs, which include food allergies of any specific type.
  • Experience with a wide variety of food styles - global cuisine, gluten-free and special dietary restrictions.
  • Worked with families when providing special dietary needs for children, nutrition and 'favorite food' paperwork.

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22. Pre-Cook

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Here's how Pre-Cook is used in Cook jobs:
  • Maintained a clean work area at all times and learned how to alternate from pre-cook operations to cook operations.
  • Washed, cut and prepared garnishments, coleslaw, potatoes, onions and pre-cooked items for later use.
  • Wash dishes, pre-cook, banquet severing, Also Cleaned and prepared various foods for cooking or serving.
  • Pre-cooked items such as chicken strips, nuggets, bites in order to prepare them for later use.
  • Pre-cooked items such as bacon, to prepared them for later use.
  • Pre-cooked and prepared items according to health standards making them quickly accessible.
  • Received and unloaded and stocked truck items to Pre-cook/ Cook Food items.
  • Pre-cooked food in order to prepare orders later in the day.
  • Pre-cooked items such as ground beef to prepare for later use
  • Pre-cooked items in order to have them ready for service.
  • Pre-cooked items in order to prepare them for later use.
  • Created pre-cooked food items and manned the grill during Jaguars games
  • Fried pre-cooked food and made condiments and garnished sandwiches.
  • Pre-cooked and stocked items for lunch and dinner hours.
  • Prepared and pre-cooked side items for later use.
  • Pre-cooked chicken breast on char-grill.
  • Pre-cooked items for later use.
  • Pre-cooked in the morning for the day's food.
  • Wash, cut, and prepare foods designated for cooking Pre-cook items such as bacon to prepare them for later use.
  • Cook, pre-cooking, saut e, kitchen cleaning, inventory.

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23. Storage Areas

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Here's how Storage Areas is used in Cook jobs:
  • Coordinated adequate meal preparation, maintained inventory, assisted with cleaning of equipment and storage areas
  • Reviewed and maintained safety standards throughout food and beverage preparation and storage areas.
  • Maintain hygienic and fully-organized kitchen and storage areas.
  • Maintain cleanliness of kitchen/storage areas.
  • Stored and label food with date and name of items also stored food designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage.
  • Purchased ingredients, restocking storage areas, and keeping all parts of the kitchen clean and sanitary to meet safety codes.
  • Procured any and all necessary food items from freezers, coolers, and storage areas and maintained cleanliness of cooking areas.
  • Cleaned utensils, equipment, storage areas, food preparation and serving areas for the purpose of maintaining required sanitary conditions.
  • Cleaned and sanitized food preparation area, storage areas, including interior and exterior of restaurant, equipment, and utensils.
  • Prepared food to be cooked, cooked food to be served, cleaned and maintained kitchen and food storage areas.
  • Wash all dishes at end of shift, rotate all food product in cooler, freezer and dry storage areas.
  • Clean, organize and maintain walk-in refrigerator, reach-in refrigerator, cooler drawers, prep, and dry storage areas.
  • Clean kitchen equipment, dining room tables and wash floors, walls and windows in kitchen, and storage areas.
  • Assisted head cook by leading shifts in the kitchen, creating menu items and organizing kitchen and food storage areas.
  • Schedule cleaning duties of kitchen and storage areas on a periodic and as necessary basis to ensure sanitary conditions.
  • Maintain sanitation standards and cleanliness in kitchen and serving areas; maintain inventory and restock supplies from storage areas.
  • Prepare, season, and cook food * Gather food supplies from storage areas * operate ovens to bake foods
  • Selected requested food items from serving and storage areas and assembled items on serving tray or in takeout bag.
  • Executed daily operations of cleaning and maintaining supplies, equipment and storage areas to ensure compliance with safety regulations.
  • Assist with the cleaning, sanitation, and organization of kitchen, walk-in coolers, and all storage areas.

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24. Quality Standards

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Here's how Quality Standards is used in Cook jobs:
  • Practice astute awareness and adherence to kitchen protocols, safety and sanitation requirements and ensure quality standards are maintained.
  • Prepared food items in accordance with production requirements and quality standards while maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment.
  • Assisted in preparing/cooking food, assured quality standards by serving balanced nutritional meals, and maintain certified sanitary conditions.
  • Prepared raw materials according to company specifications and recipes and maintains consistency in food quality standards.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as assigned and meets safety, productivity and quality standards.
  • Communicate and coordinate with supervisor on strategies to accomplish production and maintain quality standards.
  • Verified proper amounts for customer purchase and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Maintained various areas of kitchen operations and ensured quality standards are being met
  • Inspected food and food preparation to maintain quality standards and sanitation regulations.
  • Prepared food items in accordance with production requirements and quality standards.
  • Prepared meals to ensure customer satisfaction and maintained high quality standards.
  • Provided food quality standards in accordance with Health Department regulations.
  • Maintained quality standards required by the corporation.
  • Follow excellent nutritional and high quality standards.
  • Prepare food items including, but not limited to salads, appetizers and entrees according to designated recipes and quality standards.
  • Rotate stock of food making sure the dates and times are valid and haven't expired and meet our quality standards.
  • Prepare and cook all hot foods in keeping with recipes and quality standards set by parent company as well as college.
  • Maintained and performed all Quality standards pertaining to cooking and completing all food orders meeting Burger King Quality Control policies.
  • Evaluated the performance of the inmates to ensure quality standards and services, identified training needs and recommended corrective actions.
  • Prepared orders to meet customer needs and company quality standards and cleaned kitchen area in compliance with Health Department standards.

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25. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Cook jobs:
  • Maintained workstation, all kitchen equipment while effectively managing a safe environment.
  • Maintained clean safe environment according to safety standards.
  • Helped maintain a clean/healthy/safe environment.
  • Produced full menu from sandwiches to steaks to seafood while keeping clean and safe environment for other employees and customers
  • Maintained clean and safe environment, including in the kitchen, bathrooms, building exterior, and parking lot.
  • Maintained a clean and safe environment by adhering to all federal, state and local sanitation and safety requirements.
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment, grill and fry product, prepare sandwiches, and keep product stocked.
  • Provided quality food and service in a clean and safe environment according to all federal and state laws.
  • Maintained a clean and safe environment that met the requirements of federal, local and state sanitation requirements.
  • Do laundry, clean, make sure to promote independence, and also create a safe environment.
  • Prepared food in a timely matter as well as kept the kitchen a clean and safe environment.
  • Maintained a clean and safe environment in the kitchen and food storage areas at all times.
  • Maintain varies duties involved in receiving case payments and ensuring children are in a safe environment.
  • Maintained a clean and safe environment while adhering to federal, state and local sanitation policies.
  • Helped keep store clean while creating a safe environment for the guest and restaurant employee's.
  • Serve and prepare food for at least 60+ children and maintain a clean and safe environment
  • Prepare orders ranging from pizza, salads and sandwiches in a clean, food-safe environment.
  • Encouraged efficiency and reduced the amount of accidents by maintaining a clean and safe environment.
  • Line prep and food handling, along with keeping a clean and safe environment.
  • Grill maintenance, assisting customers, unloading truck inventory, keeping healthy and safe environment

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26. High Volume

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Here's how High Volume is used in Cook jobs:
  • Prioritized tasks for maximum efficiency for a high volume operation.
  • Insured quality assurance control in a high volume production environment.
  • Manage front-of-house/back-of-house restaurant operations for high volume restaurants.
  • Managed high volumes of orders timely and accurately.
  • Job duties included cooking, food preparation, inventory management, stocking and cleaning in a high volume restaurant and bar.
  • Worked as a cook in a high volume restaurant, maintained a clean and safe work environment and provided excellent customer service
  • Work on the line which consists of very high volume and detail, with an average of 200 covers nightly.
  • Worked multiple positions in this high volume production kitchen, ready to cook meals, butchering, high volume production and
  • Helped provide a safe, responsible, and enjoyable environment for guests to enjoy in a high volume establishment.
  • Prepared meals in a high volume kitchen with exceptional quality, emphasizing fine details, precision, and presentation.
  • Prepared a variety of fresh nutritious meals at high volume and ensured high quality at the time of delivery.
  • Maintain daily prep for high volume high pace kitchen for a resort that demands high quality food and service.
  • Provided exceptional customer service while preparing and cooking all menu items in this fast paced and high volume restaurant.
  • Talented Cook with a diverse culinary career encompassing fine dining, restaurant management, and high volume catering.
  • Line and prep cook in a high-end restaurant preparing quality, healthy and wholesome meals in high volume.
  • Worked in a high volume kitchen to feeding multiple catering venues of parties of 200 or more people.
  • Line cook very high volume we have to know 3 stations to work there very nice place to work
  • Provided excellent customer service and food production, in an extremely fast paced and high volume work environment.
  • Worked as a team member, as well as independently in a fast paced, high volume environment.
  • Clean and sanitize work station cook food in a high volume restaurant maintain a clean work station through shift

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27. Drink Orders

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Here's how Drink Orders is used in Cook jobs:
  • Take food and drink orders and receive payment from customers Assisted new crew members in learning their new job skills responsibilities
  • Catered banquets of up to 40 people: set up room and buffet, took drink orders, served food
  • Utilize high levels of energy to quickly and promptly fill and refill drink orders in a fast-paced environment.
  • Prepared and served beverages and packaged items into bags, on trays and placed drink orders into carriers.
  • Prepare food and drink orders; practice safe and sanitary food preparation; maintain clean work environment.
  • Worked BOH and FOH, preparing food and drink orders according to customer request.
  • Take food and drink orders and receive payment from customers.LENOVO WHITSETT, NORTH CAROLINA
  • Prepared food and drink orders, and cleaned work stations and dining room.
  • Carried out food and drink orders and received payments from customers when needed.
  • Remembered food and drink orders, and brought food out to customers.
  • Provided customer service -food and drink orders and receipt of payment.
  • Bar back * Assist bartender in fulfilling drink orders.
  • Resolve customer complaints of food orders and drink orders.
  • Assist customers by taking their food and drink orders.
  • Enter food and drink orders into POS system.
  • Assist bartender with drink orders and dish washing.
  • Memorize and serve drink orders and food restrictions.
  • Prepped food as well as made drink orders.
  • Wait on customers, filling food/drink orders.
  • Assisted Guests with food and drink orders.

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28. Specialty Foods

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Here's how Specialty Foods is used in Cook jobs:
  • Cooked specialty foods according to specifications and customer orders.
  • Operated large-volume cooking equipment; Prepared specialty foods.
  • Handled large-volume cooking equipment and cooked specialty foods.
  • Prepared a variety of specialty foods including Pizza, pasta and sandwiches according to customers' orders and supervisors' instructions.
  • Prepare specialty foods such as pizzas, bread sticks, sandwiches, following specific methods that usually require short preparation time.
  • Prepared specialty foods such as pizzas, bread sticks, and sandwiches, by following specific methods that allowed quick preparation.
  • Prepare specialty foods such as hamburgers salads, and different fried items following specific methods that usually require short preparation time.
  • Prepare specialty foods such as burgers, french fries, chicken, following specific methods that usually require short preparation time.
  • Prepared specialty foods such as handmade pastas and cooking fresh lobster, following specific methods that required quick prep time.
  • Prepare specialty foods such as pizzas, pastas, sandwiches, and wings, following specific methods and measurements.
  • Prepared and cooked specialty foods, such as fish and chips according to safe handling instructions for customers.
  • Prepared specialty foods, such as fish and chips, tacos and pasties, according to recipes.
  • Prepare specialty foods such as pizzas, pastas, bread sticks, deserts, and salads.
  • Prepared specialty foods such as pizzas, bread sticks, sandwiches, following established food regulations.
  • Prepared meals to order specifications, took special care with dietary concerns and specialty foods.
  • Prepared specialty foods such as pizzas, fish and chips, sandwiches, and tacos.
  • Prepared specialty foods such as pizzas, garlic bread, salads, and dessert.
  • Prepare specialty foods, such as pizzas, pastas and experienced with grilling.
  • Prepared specialty foods by following specific methods that required quick prep time.
  • Prepare specialty foods such as pizzas, pasta, sandwiches, etc.

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29. Timely Fashion

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Here's how Timely Fashion is used in Cook jobs:
  • Worked with a dedicated kitchen staff in order to prepare food to customer specifications and serve meals within a timely fashion.
  • Supply and Logistics: Cooking and delivering the meals to over 90 residents and employees in timely fashion.
  • Expedite finished menu products to wait staff in a timely fashioned based upon customers requests.
  • Transfer information from wait staff to kitchen staff in an accurate and timely fashion.
  • Cooked and prepared dishes for customers in a safe and timely fashion.
  • Place orders for incoming customer requests in an accurate, timely fashion.
  • Complete meals and food plans for the residents in timely fashion.
  • Prepare food in an accurate, timely fashion per customer demand.
  • Completed all duties in timely fashion while maintaining sanitation standards.
  • Answered phones and take catering orders in prompt timely fashion.
  • Deliver food in timely fashion to customer and guarantee satisfaction.
  • Prepared and served meals to customers in timely fashion.
  • Prepared all food in a sanitized and timely fashion.
  • Prepare and cook food to order in timely fashion.
  • Prepared food in timely fashion according to service times.
  • Completed customer orders in a correct and timely fashion.
  • Helped prepare meals to order in timely fashion.
  • Cook food in an orderly and timely fashion.
  • Prepare food in a hygienic and timely fashion.
  • Ensured all orders were completed in timely fashion.

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30. New Items

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Here's how New Items is used in Cook jobs:
  • Completed financial transactions and assisted customers with new items and information regarding airport.
  • Ensured freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items and rotating stock.
  • Worked directly with Executive Chef and Sous Chefs when new items are placed on the menu and preparation methods.
  • Receive and check all deliveries against invoices; proactively identify discrepancies and coordinate the stock of new items.
  • Checked for quality, kept track of old and new items, and rotated stock.
  • Planned menus and added new items; filled vending machines and collected money.
  • Keep account of food supplies and report when new items where needed.
  • Maintained detailed menu knowledge, while creating and testing new items.
  • Learned about some new items and caught on really fast.
  • Created new items for breakfast and lunch buffets.
  • Stay current on the menu and new items.
  • Filled out orders for new items.
  • Set up kitchen and prep everyday, made orders, ordered product, cleaned kitchen, made new items for menu.
  • Checked food quality to ensure food was prepared to expectations and maintained food stock by tracking and rotating old and new items
  • Created menus and new items such as new Smoothie flavors (Tutti Fruittie), which boosted sales 25%.
  • Learn menu new items , ability to learn fast and work in high volume.
  • Served 100 plus guests during banquets and fundraisers Organized and calculated inventory for the kitchen Created new items for the daily menu
  • Take out trash.AccomplishmentsI learned how to cook new items like seafood, pastas, wraps, etcetera.
  • Prepared food for evening service * Expedited food orders * Developed new items for menu
  • Count shipment Stock new items Prepare Food

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31. Knife

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Here's how Knife is used in Cook jobs:
  • Maintained clean kitchen Accomplishments Organized better systems for cleaning and cooking Skills Used knife skills, prep, cooking, dressing.
  • Follow proper knife handling procedures, including keeping knives sharpened, using correct knives for particular food item or specific tasks.
  • Prepared and cooked meats, beans, rice, and vegetables - Learned proper kitchen sanitation, cleanliness, and knife handling
  • Cooked food following core recipes and proper knife skills when preparing ingredients and preparing products to ensure consistent final outcomes.
  • Utilized excellent knife skills to chop dice julienne and slice vegetables carve and grind meats and cheeses and fillet fish.
  • Like Red Robin before it, this job furthered my knife skills and understanding of general restaurant labor.
  • Trained in the principles and techniques of food preparation and knife skills Prepared 6 course meals for 400 people
  • Knife cut skills Professionalism teach by example on how to stay calm and respectful in high pressured situations
  • Use of various kitchen machinery, and extensive knife use and knowledge of cooking times and temps.
  • Prepare all food from scratch from my saute station using precise knife cuts and careful cooking techniques.
  • Teach cooking methods, various culinary techniques, recipes, basic knife skills, and sanitation principles.
  • Trained in sanitation, knife safety, and proper food handling, storage, and rotation practices.
  • Implemented new ideas for buffets and caterings like new dishes, food decoration, knife skills.
  • Time management, organizational skills, food safety knowledge, knife skills, team oriented environment.
  • Honed knife skills (speed, quality, quantity) daily by practicing different cutting techniques.
  • Practiced safe knife handling skills while chopping, dicing and julienne any and all produce items.
  • Learned the different cutlery utensils, as well as keeping knife's sharp and clean.
  • Assisted and supervised dietary aides Skills Used Knife handling skills, time management and team building
  • Knife and food handling experience involving prepping quality food product in a team orientated environment.
  • Perform basic knife skills, and complete assigned tasks in a timely and organized fashion.

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32. Test Foods

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Here's how Test Foods is used in Cook jobs:
  • Observe and test foods being cooked by tasting, smelling, and piercing with fork to determine that it is cooked.
  • Observe and test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, and smelling
  • Observe and test foods to determine if the food had been cooked according to its specific recipe.
  • Detect and test foods to determine if cooking has been sufficient; such as temperature checking.
  • Observe and test foods to make sure they have been cooked thoroughly and taste good
  • Test foods before servicing in other to determine if they have been sufficiently cooked.
  • Observe and test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently.
  • Observe and test foods to Communicate with supervisors and peers.
  • Served and test foods being cooked prepare all foods to order
  • Test foods to verify if they have been cooked adequately.
  • Test foods quality to verify if cooked appropriately.
  • Observe and test foods to determine proper cooking.
  • Test foods to verify if cooked adequately.
  • Test foods being cooked for quality.
  • Served and test foods being cooked
  • Test foods for quality control.
  • Observe and test foods sufficiently.
  • Operate stoves, grills, fryers, ovens and microwaves, Test foods to verify if they have been cooked adequately.
  • Participated in catering services for 100+ guests Test foods to verify if they have been cooked adequately.

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33. Special Events

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Here's how Special Events is used in Cook jobs:
  • Orchestrated special events and executive catering; managed customer relations and provided exemplary service to all customers.
  • Organized and delegated responsibilities to team members for catering and special events.
  • Created new interactive culinary stations for special events.
  • Coordinate special events for hospital administration.
  • Catered internal and external special events.
  • Prepared and cooked for special events including holiday dinners, wine tasting, picnic outings, and other social occasions.
  • Created daily specials, arranged special events, ordered food items, maintained inventory control and provided budget analysis reports.
  • Recommended menu items to the Executive Chef for new dish development, holidays, special events, and promotions.
  • Worked as part of a kitchen team to provide efficient service Provided additional support to management team during special events
  • Work with upper management to brainstorm new ideas for menu items, special events, and other restaurant activities.
  • Planed lunch dinner and bar menu, as well as special menus for in house special events and catering.
  • Prepared and cooked food to customer specifications; stocked food items; provided custom Chef Services during special events.
  • Prepped and cooked all food items on menu to be served during games, concerts, and special events
  • Assisted Executive Chef in all kitchen venues to include inventory control, special events and receiving of product.
  • Cook high volume banquets and special events i.e., weddings, school parties, business promotions, etc.
  • Assist in the preparation and cooking of lunch and dinner meals for restaurant as well as special events.
  • Assisted caterer at special events, set up food arrangements, served guests, cleared and cleaned tables.
  • Partner with FOH, HOH and Special Events to ensure food quality and provide excellent guest service.
  • Position is on call and required availability of weekends, late nights, special events and holidays.
  • Helped develop menus, maintain food inventory, and prep for large scale cooking including special events.

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34. Garnish Food

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Here's how Garnish Food is used in Cook jobs:
  • Set up serving lines, garnish food items, and apply food protection and sanitation measures in field and garrison environments.
  • Turn or stir foods, ensure even cooking, portion, arrange, garnish food, and serve food to patrons.
  • Set up serving lines and self service items, serve food, garnish food items, apply food protection measures.
  • Inspected food delivery, season and cook food per owner desires/recipes and portion/arrange and garnish food to waiters.
  • Cook and garnish food, keep area clean and sanitized, occasionally assist in dish pit or prep- cook
  • Receive and organize hot line food orders; portion, arrange, and garnish food for service.
  • Portioned, arranged, and garnish food, and served food to waiters and patrons.
  • Weigh, measure, mix ingredients portion, arrange and garnish foods.
  • Arrange, portion and garnish food to be served.
  • Arrange and garnish food to serve to waiters/patrons.
  • Prepare Food, Organize menu, Garnish food, Practice healthy cooking hygiene, Prep salads, and follow kitchen safety rules
  • Plate food according to serving guidelines and garnish food in an attractive manner.
  • Fry foods and and garnish food
  • Taste food for impeccable flavor Portion, arrange, and garnish food accordingto recipes Recognize food quality
  • Clean Food Prepartion AreaCook ,Package Batches Of FoodPortion Arrange,Garnish Foods
  • bake,broil roast and steam meats, fish,vegetables and other foods portion arrange and garnish foods.

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35. People

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Here's how People is used in Cook jobs:
  • Worked together with people consistently building good customer relationships.
  • Assist in all phases of event planning including weddings, birthday celebrations and private dinner parties for up to 75 people.
  • Prepare the kitchen for the shift, cook for banquet events up to 500+ people, complete daily logs for equipment temperatures
  • Supervised work flow of kitchen staff, and also responsible for breakfast and two lunch options for approximately 140 people.
  • Learned people management and customer service skills that I have been able to directly apply to my career in logistics.
  • Cashier: While working morning and evening shifts, I helped people process their items in a proficient time period.
  • Demonstrated people skills and team work while providing excellent customer service to students and faculty at Saint Anselm College.
  • Trained five people on food preparation including: sanitation, pizza making, and how to prepare the food.
  • Cook and package food prepared to order or kept warm until sold, serving approximately 150 people per meal.
  • Cooked lunch and dinner meals for between 200-300 people including the staff and students of the Culinary school.
  • Speed was a key to keep food moving to the buffet so people did not have to wait.
  • Learned how to use register and count money back to people as well as personal interaction with customers.
  • Prepared items from menu, cooked for 1,500 people, maintained health and safety standards of the kitchen,
  • Followed kitchen protocols for each menu item, worked on line and with daily banquets for 50-700 people.
  • Cooked for an assisted living kitchen facility for about 120 people, accommodating special diets and health conditions.
  • Experience cooking, cleaning, communicating with other people, and catering to customer/consumer needs and desires.
  • People skills are also important in this line of work to make sure every guest is satisfied.
  • Prepare meals for church's weekly Wednesday night dinners and kids' meals for over 250 people.
  • Cooked a very interesting menu with one other chef for some nights over a hundred people.
  • Maintain a warm but professional attitude at all time include sale, recruiting and people management.

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36. Kitchen Appliances

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Here's how Kitchen Appliances is used in Cook jobs:
  • Prepared meals using industrial kitchen appliances such as oven and mixer-Received perfect attendance award
  • Cleaned and inspected equipment and kitchen appliances to ensure sanitize/maintenance.
  • Performed food preparations for restaurant and maintained kitchen appliances.
  • Maintained cleanliness of kitchen and serviceability of kitchen appliances.
  • Mixed ingredients using kitchen appliances/tools.
  • Washed and sanitized kitchen appliances, dishware, and silverware using standard campus utilized dish machine as well as manual labor.
  • Set up line and served meals, cleaned all kitchen appliances and dishes, floors, sinks and other areas.
  • Cleaned and maintained kitchen appliances and equipment on a daily basis Assisted manager in assigning duties to cafeteria employees.
  • Prepared food as ordered, organization and cleanliness, interacted with other employees and customers, use of kitchen appliances
  • Cooked a variety of fast food sandwiches, sides, and other products using many industrial kitchen appliances.
  • Used different kitchen appliances like slicer, oven, grill, deep fryer, stove, and mixer.
  • Clean and inspect kitchen appliances, and work areas to make sure it's clean and working correctly.
  • Cleaned and inspected equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas for cleanliness, sanitation and functional operation.
  • Prepare meats and cook bacon, sweep/mop floors, take out trash, polish kitchen appliances and walls
  • Check and ensure correct temperatures of kitchen appliances and food, and report issues to management.
  • Assisted with ensuring the overall cleanliness of the entire store, including maintenance of kitchen appliances.
  • Cooked food according to company regulations, clean filters, fry pot and other kitchen appliances.
  • Maintained kitchen appliances such as oven, steamer, broilers, stove, and microwave.
  • Operated and maintained all kitchen appliances and tools, in a safe and proper manner.
  • Maintained a clean and sanitary work station area including dishes, and kitchen appliances.

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37. Portion Control

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Here's how Portion Control is used in Cook jobs:
  • Follow established procedures/recipes that ensure quality food presentation, portion controls, usage of garnishes and proper substitution.
  • Followed recipes, portion controls, and upheld presentation specification guidelines provided by the restaurant management.
  • Followed standardized recipes, portion control and presentation based on department standards.
  • Followed recipes, portion controls, and presentations specifications per restaurant guidelines.
  • Assist with accommodation as needed, utilizing established portion control standards.
  • Practiced portion control and accurately recorded food waste.
  • Handle portion control requirements and presentation standards.
  • Followed portion control guidelines set by management.
  • Executed high-quality plate presentations and portion control.
  • Maintained quality presentation and portion control.
  • Assisted with maintaining food costs within budget guidelines through portion control and making decisions on food preparation quantity to minimize waste.
  • Implemented proper portion control methods to ensure proper diet requirements are met for family, staff, guest, and patients.
  • Reviewed menus and orders with chef to determine type and quantities of items needed to be prepared, followed portion control.
  • Prepare food for customer maintaining proper portion control while insuring the best possible quality by following all company procedures and policies.
  • Prepare and cook daily meals for both population and staff, using proper portion control and acceptable methods of serving.
  • Read tickets as they come in, portion control and maintain any and all allergy or dietary needs per patient.
  • Prepare and serve food in quantities according to menu and number of people to be served and portion control.
  • Performed commissary function (butcher, portion control) for this upscale establishment specializing in Italian and French cuisine.
  • Prepare all food orders within a 2-3 minute time frame while maintaining appropriate portion control and food safety practices.
  • Served portion controlled servings on an assembly line while offering other support to workers within a food preparatory environment.

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38. Waste Control Guidelines

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Here's how Waste Control Guidelines is used in Cook jobs:
  • Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines according to our policies.
  • Prepared food items in compliance with recipes based of the food menu, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Prepare all food consistently in compliance with all recipes, portioning, cooking, and waste control guidelines.
  • Prepared meals for residence in compliance with cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Use waste control guidelines and record all waste on spoilage sheet.
  • Maintained cleanliness of building and followed waste control guidelines.
  • Followed cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes,portioning,cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Set up and operates kitchen equipment Use waste control guidelines and records all waste on spoilage sheet.
  • Prepared food items consistently and incompliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Prepared food items consistently and incompletely with recipes, portoning and waste control guidelines.
  • Prepared fooditems consistently and in compliance with SOP's, portioning, cooking andwaste control guidelines.

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39. Stir Foods

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Here's how Stir Foods is used in Cook jobs:
  • See more occupations related to this task.-Turn or stir foods to ensure even cooking.
  • Turn and stir foods to make the cooking style perfect.
  • Turn or stir foods to ensure even cooking.
  • breakfast buffet, special orders * Turn or stir foods to ensure even cooking.
  • Turn or stir foods to ensure evencooking.

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40. Ensure Observance

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Here's how Ensure Observance is used in Cook jobs:
  • Inspect food preparation and serving areas to ensure observance of safe, sanitary food-handling practices established by the NYS Health Department.
  • Maintained preparation and serving areas to ensure observance of safe, sanitary food handling.
  • Served as a cook inspecting food preparation and serving areas to ensure observance of safe, sanitary food-handlingpractices.
  • Inspect food preparation and serving areas to ensure observance of safe,sanitary good-sized practices.
  • Inspect food preporation and serving areas to ensure observance of safe, sanitaryfood handling practices.

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41. Inventory Control

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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Cook jobs:
  • Inventory Control: Develops checklists based an internal controls responsibilities for galley operations in order to monitor compliance with internal controls.
  • Work center supervisor for communications provided substantial experience in annual budgets, phased replacement plans, inventory control and supply tracking.
  • Converted a manual purchasing and inventory control system to a more efficient automated materials management mainframe application.
  • Maintain food inventory control systems by monitoring incoming supplies for quality and quantity and ensuring stock rotation.
  • Communicated clearly and positively with co-workers and management, assisted management with inventory control and stock ordering.
  • Opened store every morning Worked whole kitchen alone Provided fast service Assured quality inventory control of products
  • Learned time management skills, product organization, inventory control, and interpersonal communication.
  • Job responsibilities included inventory control, paperwork adjusting for forms and menus.
  • Stocked products sanitizing equipment mopping and cleaning work area inventory control greeted patrons
  • Train new personnel and assist kitchen manager procurement and inventory control.
  • Monitored inventory control of all menu items and submitted procurement recommendations.
  • Increased profitability through inventory control, minimal product loss and specials.
  • Assisted in calculating food inventory for ordering and inventory control.
  • Assist supervisor in inventory control of restaurant supplies ensuring accountability.
  • Developed and implemented new inventory control procedures for Community Kitchen.
  • Assisted management in bi-weekly inventory control and weekly stock ordering.
  • Performed inventory control and maintained product freshness and presentation.
  • Entered everything correctly in POS to accommodate inventory control.
  • Gained familiarity with inventory control and food rotation procedures.
  • Supervised & monitored food deliveries & inventory control.

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42. Sanitation Practices

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Here's how Sanitation Practices is used in Cook jobs:
  • Monitored sanitation practices and upheld a high level of professionalism.
  • Monitor sanitation practices and ensure standards and regulations are followed.
  • Performed food sanitation practices and safety standards including quality.
  • Provided culinary services, food preparation, sanitation practices.
  • Follow sanitation practices as instructed by government regulations.
  • Prepared culinary requests while exercising safe sanitation practices.
  • Maintained and awareness of food safety and sanitation practices
  • Practice excellent food safety and sanitation practices.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of sanitation practices.
  • Perform safety and sanitation practices.
  • Monitor sanitation practices, check the quantity and quality of received products and order or requisition food and other supplies.
  • Worked with the classrooms on food activities with input on cooking activities, purchases and provided guidance on sanitation practices.
  • Prepared all food item demands while adhering to special orders, time restraints, safety procedures, and sanitation practices.
  • Practice excellent food service and sanitation practices in according with the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HAACP) guidelines.
  • Clean, stock, and restock workstation Skills Used: Best hygiene and sanitation practices aimed at providing quality food.
  • Practiced excellent food safety and sanitation practices and comply with Hazardous Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) standards.
  • Helped ensure health ratings of 97% and higher through proper food preparation, inventory rotation, and sanitation practices.
  • Ensured that safety, health and sanitation practices were followed during all phases of food preparation and serving.
  • Practiced excellent food safety and sanitation practices and complied with federal, state and local health standards.
  • Utilized safety and sanitation practices, rules, regulations, and procedures regulated by HAACP standards.

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43. Nutritional Restrictions

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Here's how Nutritional Restrictions is used in Cook jobs:
  • Prepared meals according to special dietary or nutritional restrictions performing quality assurance methods on daily food preparations.
  • Prepared dishes according to menus, paying attention to special dietary or nutritional restrictions indicated.
  • Prepared food according to menu descriptions, nutritional restrictions, and portion specifications.
  • Followed special dietary and nutritional restrictions.
  • Cooked food items according to menu, special dietary and nutritional restrictions, and number of persons to be served.
  • Prepared meals according to menu specifications, dietary or nutritional restrictions, or according to portions to be served.
  • Prepared meals per menus, special dietary and nutritional restrictions, or numbers of portions to be served.
  • Cook food for patients on the tray line according to menus, special dietary or nutritional restrictions.
  • Cooked food items for patrons according to menu, including for special dietary and nutritional restrictions.
  • Cooked food stuff according to menus, special dietary or nutritional restrictions and numbers of portions.
  • Prepared and cooked various meats and vegetables according to menus, special dietary or nutritional restrictions.
  • Cooked foodstuffs per menus, special dietary or nutritional restrictions, and numbers of portions.
  • Prepare food as per menu, special dietary or nutritional restrictions and number of portions.
  • Cooked foodstuffs according to menu, special dietary and nutritional restrictions for students and served.
  • Cook and prep food according to menus, special dietary/nutritional restrictions, or portion sizes.
  • Cooked food according to the menu, special dietary and nutritional restrictions and portion served.
  • Prepare and Cook food according to patient menu, special dietary or nutritional restrictions.
  • Prepared meals according to menus, techniques, special diet or nutritional restrictions.
  • Cooked foods according to menus & special dietary & nutritional restrictions.
  • Prepared dishes for patrons with special dietary and nutritional restrictions.

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44. High Standards

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Here's how High Standards is used in Cook jobs:
  • Maintained high standards of customer service during high-volume, fast-paced operations along with complete knowledge regarding food safety and associated regulations.
  • Supervised are and students to ensure high standards of food safety and storing procedures while accurately documenting daily production.
  • Insure customer satisfaction by maintaining high standards of quality and timeliness of orders
  • Resolved any customer concerns immediately to maintain high standards of customer satisfaction.
  • Maintained high standards of cleanliness and followed established health regulations.
  • Maintained inventory and high standards for sanitation.
  • Ensured high standards of customer satisfaction and service
  • Washed dishes/Served meals/Maintained high standards of excellence.
  • Experience working in a top rated kitchen in San Diego, with very high standards for both quality and customer experience.
  • Assist with other functions as instructed by the General Manager Uphold City Base s high standards and deliver entertaining company-wide programs
  • Can communicate effectively with kitchen and maintain high standards in food quality and appearance from hotel pan to table.
  • Practiced high standards of organization* Prepared a variety of foods while also assisting in fly fishing instruction during off hours
  • Prepare and cook meals by following the given recipes; awhile plating up the dishes to high standards.
  • Implemented directives formulating policies, procedures, and programs to ensure high standards of food and beverage operations.
  • Maintained and continuously improved high standards in all prep areas of the kitchen, and other serving areas.
  • Maintained high standards of food safety and sanitation for all meals while transferring between kitchen and venue.
  • Activated an effective cleaning plan responsible for maintaining high standards of cleanliness and sanitation in the gallery.
  • Assured that all finished items were delicious and presentable as to maintain high standards and guest satisfaction.
  • Maintained high standards of quality by ensuring the correct temperatures of the ovens and coolers and freezers.
  • Cook Current Big Sky Cafe - Webster Groves, MO Maintained high standards of cleanliness and sanitation.

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45. Company Standards

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Here's how Company Standards is used in Cook jobs:
  • Trained and managed students daily to company standards and achieved significant improvements in their productivity.
  • Prepared food according to company standards while ensuring great presentation and proper food temperature.
  • Exceeded company standards when under high stress situation and ensured satisfactory customer service.
  • Supervised the quality and productivity of the department according to company standards.
  • Prepare food for residents based upon company standards and personal nutrition instructions.
  • Follow company standards regarding merchandise presentation, customer service and suggestive selling.
  • Verify that prepared food meets requirements of quality according to company standards.
  • Restocked inventory of products, maintained merchandise according to company standards.
  • Followed all company standards including professionalism and kindness to others.
  • Delivered quality products within company standards for speed and accuracy.
  • Ensured timely product preparation and presentation meets company standards.
  • Maintain sanitary conditions according to company standards and regulations.
  • Cleaned and maintained kitchen equipment according to company standards.
  • Cleaned kitchen according to regulations and company standards.
  • Skilled in basic culinary procedures and company standards.
  • Maintain company standards to achieve customer satisfaction.
  • Maintained company standards for quality and cleanliness.
  • Maintained company standards and commitment to quality.
  • Prepared food based off company standards
  • Cook order according to company standards

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46. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in Cook jobs:
  • Provided training and guidance to staff members regarding sushi culinary cooking
  • Communicated with other staff members to include management when warranted.
  • Communicated respectfully and followed detailed instructions from staff members.
  • Delegated operational duties to other staff members.
  • Managed up to four staff members through each meal and kept records of food temperatures as well as other important information.
  • Communicated with Nurses and dietary staff members of any special requested food preparations for textured modified and special diet residents.
  • Cooked, closed, cleaned, and communicated with other staff members and management to focus on quality and service.
  • Provided daily oversight of staff members of specialized aseptic protocol compliance designed for work areas, utensils, and equipment.
  • Assisted in food preparation Assisted staff with problem solving Helped other staff members during stressful situations Followed written and oral instructions
  • Collaborated with a dozen other students and staff members to prepare meals for up to 1500 people a night.
  • Worked with a team of 10 kitchen staff members to prepare menus for events for up to 200 people.
  • Bake, prepare seasonal meals for residents and staff members special diets, desserts, clean up kitchen.
  • Worked with the other staff members in order to get food at hot, fast, and fresh.
  • Ensured all staff members were in accordance with food safety and up to date on all necessary cards.
  • Oversee the training of new staff members and ensure their ability to work independently in the kitchen.
  • Prepare and Serve Breakfast, Lunch and Afternoon Snack for all 87 children and 20 Staff members.
  • General cook responsibilities, trained all new staff members, went to other locations to improve productivity/methods.
  • Prepared healthy and nutritious meals for up to 65 children and staff members on a daily basis.
  • Communicate with staff members and accurately record all foods that were prepared and serviced for each meal.
  • Prepared all meals (breakfast, dinner, supper) for 100 residents and 25 staff members.

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47. Ensure Cleanliness

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Here's how Ensure Cleanliness is used in Cook jobs:
  • Cooked using various kitchen appliances and inspect galley equipment to ensure cleanliness and functional operation.
  • Cleaned and inspected to ensure cleanliness and functional operations.
  • Checked station prior to leaving to ensure cleanliness, proper disposal/removal of food, and proper storing and labeling.
  • Clean the store constantly throughout the day to ensure cleanliness, as well as heavy cleaning twice a day.
  • Clean, sweep, mop, and scrub floors to ensure cleanliness of the restaurant.
  • Cleaned kitchen appliances, and work areas in order to ensure cleanliness and functional.
  • Clean and maintain equipment used and station area to ensure cleanliness and proper setup.
  • Inspected dining area and restrooms to ensure cleanliness and proper set up.
  • Cleaned food, equipment, counters and tables to ensure cleanliness.
  • Coach new employees and ensure cleanliness and functionality or work areas.
  • Inspect food preparation and serving areas to ensure cleanliness.
  • Prepare food and ensure cleanliness of the work area.
  • Clean grease traps filter fryers and ensure cleanliness.
  • Maintained kitchen and prep areas to ensure cleanliness.
  • Inspected dining and serving areas to ensure cleanliness and proper setup Performed serving, cleaning, and stocking duties in establishments.
  • Clean and inspect equipment,appliances, and work areas in order to ensure cleanliness and functional operation.
  • Train new employees Clean and inspect galley equipment, kitchen appliances, ensure cleanliness and functional operation.
  • wait tables, order and deliver food, ensure cleanliness of restaurant, and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Prepare pizzas and sandwiches * Dishwasher * Ensure cleanliness inside restaurant
  • Consolidate a ensure cleanliness throughout the restaurant.

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48. Daily Menus

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Here's how Daily Menus is used in Cook jobs:
  • Make short order items, prepare and cook food items according to recipes, daily menus, and supervisor instructions.
  • Assist the food service supervisor to determine the amount and type of food necessary to prepare the daily menus.
  • Seasoned and cooked food according to recipes and communicated with supervisory staff to plan daily menus and catering events.
  • Schedule activities and equipment use with managers, using information about daily menus to help coordinate cooking times.
  • Prepared various high-quality entrees and developed creative daily menus for the Action Station within the HBO corporate cafeteria.
  • Prepared daily menus, ensuring that adequate food portions are prepared to serve residents and staff.
  • Cooked on the line and was responsible for following recipes cards and printing out daily menus.
  • Followed standard recipes to prepare breakfast and lunch or dinner according to the daily menus.
  • Assist Chef with daily menus, delegation of tasks in Catering and dining services.
  • Job Description: cooking daily for infantry troops, making up daily menus for breakfast-lunch-dinner
  • Adhered to daily menus which included homemade soups and all food prepared from scratch.
  • Prepare dinner meal for service as denoted on daily menus and production sheets.
  • Determine amount and type of food and supplies as required for daily menus.
  • Prepared and cooked food in an industrial size kitchen by following daily menus.
  • Check daily menus and review daily production sheet with Food Service Supervisor.
  • Executed daily menus and food preparation for Disney's fine dining restaurant.
  • Lead in production for daily menus and maintaining a clean work area.
  • Prepare and cook food from daily menus for patients and staff.
  • Prepare and cook food according to the daily menus and demand.
  • Prepare all components of daily menus as designated by Dining Manager.

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49. Proper Portion Sizes

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Here's how Proper Portion Sizes is used in Cook jobs:
  • Make sure that all food is at proper temperature before serving and served at proper portion sizes.
  • Ensured proper portion sizes, consistency, and appearance of all product.
  • Follow proper portion sizes and special needs for the residents.
  • Verified proper portion sizes according to specific medical needs.
  • Served food using proper portion sizes.
  • Prepare food items consistently and in compliance with recipes Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attain high food quality standard

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50. Haccp

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Here's how Haccp is used in Cook jobs:
  • Maintained HACCP sanitation standards, recognized trouble areas and responded accordingly.
  • Record temperatures of freezers and refrigerators following HACCP established standards.
  • Maintained HACCP sanitation standards, recognized trouble areas and resolved appropriately
  • Interpreted and followed all applicable HACCP regulatory requirements.
  • Practiced HACCP and became proficient in sanitary regulations.
  • Practiced safety and sanitation utilizing HACCP standards.
  • Completed HACCP documentation as required.
  • Use HACCP to keep track of food temperatures, making sure the food does not go to the danger zone temperatures.
  • Prepare meals using the HACCP regulations to ensure food safety for Meals on Wheels clients and elderly in the dining room.
  • Cook and prepare food for patient menus, employee cafeteria and catered events while adhering to all recipes and HACCP guidelines.
  • Adhere to HACCP guidelines to ensure efficient, safe, and sanitary food production along with good presentation of quality.
  • Learned and followed established standards for food safety and sanitation according to hazard analysis critical control points (HACCP).
  • Maintained work area in a clean and orderly condition to ensure compliance with safe food handling procedures and HACCP guidelines.
  • Job responsibilities included, but not limited to daily customer interactions, HACCP temperature log upkeep, and light sales.
  • Assist Executive Chef, keep kitchen clean and within HACCP guidelines as well as maintain safety for entire shift.
  • Assisted with new hire training, supervision, maintaining and implementing proper HACCP, JACHO and Health Department guidelines.
  • Tempt all recipes and record on HACCP Chart for the safety of guest as well as Quality Control.
  • Supervised safe sanitary preparation of food insuring that food was prepared according to standardized recipes and HACCP principles.
  • Followed Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) guidelines to ensure quality and safety of food supply.
  • Clean kitchen equipment, receiving and doing inventory, practice all HACCP procedures while working and when closing.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Cook

Kitchen Equipment23%
Prep Food18.2%
Food Preparation9.7%
Safety Procedures8.8%
Customer Service8.5%
Menu Items8.3%
Specific Food Items6.2%
Order Slips2.1%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Cook

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Kitchen Equipment
Kitchen Equipment
19.5%
19.5%
2
2
Prep Food
Prep Food
15.5%
15.5%
3
3
Food Preparation
Food Preparation
8.2%
8.2%
4
4
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
7.5%
7.5%
5
5
Customer Service
Customer Service
7.2%
7.2%
6
6
Menu Items
Menu Items
7.1%
7.1%
7
7
Specific Food Items
Specific Food Items
5.3%
5.3%
8
8
Order Slips
Order Slips
1.8%
1.8%
9
9
Dishwasher
Dishwasher
1.6%
1.6%
10
10
Customer Orders
Customer Orders
1.3%
1.3%
11
11
Verbal Instructions
Verbal Instructions
1.2%
1.2%
12
12
Different Orders
Different Orders
1.1%
1.1%
13
13
Kitchen Areas
Kitchen Areas
1.1%
1.1%
14
14
Package Batches
Package Batches
1%
1%
15
15
Clean Bathrooms
Clean Bathrooms
1%
1%
16
16
Restock Workstations
Restock Workstations
1%
1%
17
17
Display Cases
Display Cases
1%
1%
18
18
Personal Judgment
Personal Judgment
0.9%
0.9%
19
19
Mix Ingredients
Mix Ingredients
0.9%
0.9%
20
20
Deep-Fat Fryers
Deep-Fat Fryers
0.9%
0.9%
21
21
Special Dietary
Special Dietary
0.8%
0.8%
22
22
Pre-Cook
Pre-Cook
0.8%
0.8%
23
23
Storage Areas
Storage Areas
0.8%
0.8%
24
24
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
0.8%
0.8%
25
25
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
0.7%
0.7%
26
26
High Volume
High Volume
0.7%
0.7%
27
27
Drink Orders
Drink Orders
0.7%
0.7%
28
28
Specialty Foods
Specialty Foods
0.7%
0.7%
29
29
Timely Fashion
Timely Fashion
0.6%
0.6%
30
30
New Items
New Items
0.5%
0.5%
31
31
Knife
Knife
0.5%
0.5%
32
32
Test Foods
Test Foods
0.5%
0.5%
33
33
Special Events
Special Events
0.5%
0.5%
34
34
Garnish Food
Garnish Food
0.5%
0.5%
35
35
People
People
0.4%
0.4%
36
36
Kitchen Appliances
Kitchen Appliances
0.4%
0.4%
37
37
Portion Control
Portion Control
0.4%
0.4%
38
38
Waste Control Guidelines
Waste Control Guidelines
0.4%
0.4%
39
39
Stir Foods
Stir Foods
0.4%
0.4%
40
40
Ensure Observance
Ensure Observance
0.4%
0.4%
41
41
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
0.4%
0.4%
42
42
Sanitation Practices
Sanitation Practices
0.4%
0.4%
43
43
Nutritional Restrictions
Nutritional Restrictions
0.3%
0.3%
44
44
High Standards
High Standards
0.3%
0.3%
45
45
Company Standards
Company Standards
0.3%
0.3%
46
46
Staff Members
Staff Members
0.3%
0.3%
47
47
Ensure Cleanliness
Ensure Cleanliness
0.3%
0.3%
48
48
Daily Menus
Daily Menus
0.3%
0.3%
49
49
Proper Portion Sizes
Proper Portion Sizes
0.3%
0.3%
50
50
Haccp
Haccp
0.3%
0.3%

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