Top Cooking Chef Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Cooking Chef. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Cooking Chef resumes they appeared on. For example, 24.2% of Cooking Chef resumes contained Food Preparation as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Cooking Chef actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. Food Preparation

high Demand
Here's how Food Preparation is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Position entails developing recipes, ensuring quality food preparation, and maintaining kitchen in accordance with company standards and health regulations.
  • Assisted culinary instructor in food preparation.
  • Practice proper food preparation and handling techniques, including proper temperatures, quality assurance and plate appearance.
  • Trained, supervised, and coordinated actives of cooks or workers engaged in food preparation.
  • Cover, date and correctly store all bits and pieces and food preparation items.
  • Participate and help with student and staff involvement in food preparation and clean up.
  • Handled cash, register experience, food preparation opened and closed the kitchen.
  • Instructed cooks and other workers in food preparation, cooking.
  • Trained and assisted other kitchen employees in food preparation.
  • General food preparation, cleaning, sanitation.
  • Learned safe food preparation and handling techniques Trained in kitchen sanitation - including eliminating conducive conditions to pest activity
  • Created daily specials Trained and supervised kitchen staff in food preparation
  • Inspect food preparation and serving areas to ensure observance of safe, sanitary food-handling practices.
  • Cooked in many different environments and learned all aspects of food preparation.
  • Supervised and assisted other employees Food preparation, catering and hospitality services Clean and sanitized work areas
  • Full kitchen operations Food preparation to include: saut , broil, salads and appetizer stations
  • Cook and food preparation - Provided a clean envirioment - Training of new hires - Fried all foods

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3. Kitchen Equipment

high Demand
Here's how Kitchen Equipment is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Provided preventative and scheduled maintenance for kitchen equipment.
  • Use and maintain kitchen equipment, tools and utensils safely and only for their intended purpose.
  • Utilize commercial kitchen equipment such as; ovens, broilers, grills and roasters.
  • Stocked kitchen equipment, food supplies and maintained inventory.
  • Cleaned the kitchen equipments and appliances and held responsibility of getting them repaired in case of any problem.
  • Record food temperatures, supervise Dietary Aides, Clean cooking areas daily and use different kitchen equipment.
  • Cleaned and maintained various types of professional kitchen equipment.

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4. Meal Prep

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Here's how Meal Prep is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Work closely with staff and residents to ensure proper meal preparation and satisfaction.
  • Assisted with meal preparation for events held at the McCarthy Athletic Center
  • Managed the daily kitchen operations, meal preparations and purchases
  • Provide direction, supervision and assistance to approximately fifty individuals during daily meal preparations for approximately five hundred inmates.
  • Established positive relationships with residents while meeting their dietary needs* Monitor meal preparation ensuring the right temperatures.
  • Monitored and organized meal preparation, maintain a clean environment, managed inventory and food stock

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5. Sous

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Here's how Sous is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Work closely with Sous-Chef to ensure that all scheduled events run efficiently and without delays.
  • Assisted sous chef in restocking and selection of products used.
  • Communicate with Sous Chef and Executive chef regarding menu preparations and inventory.
  • Plate and cook all meals, organize staff in sous absence, create creative dessert menus, created lunch menu.
  • Trained by Executive Chef to Take on role and responsibility as Sous Chef while Executive Chef was briefly away.
  • Position: Senior Sous Chef Reason for leaving: Looking for a higher quality hotel and standard

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6. Customer Service

high Demand
Here's how Customer Service is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Prepared food and equipment for day of business-Cooked and prepared food for customers at establishment-Provided excellent customer service
  • Related Skills/Training: Customer Service Self-Confident Artistic Proper Serving Techniques Organization Articulate Energetic Gen. Accounting
  • Promoted to Front Desk Customer Service Representative.
  • Earned extensive customer service experience.
  • Traveled to the company's accounts to maintain client relationships and coach the staff to maintain quality customer service.
  • Front Desk Customer Service Representative - Assisted walk-ins with patient education, responded to patient/referral phone calls.
  • Prepared food servicing daily for sale of product while using customer service skills to assist customers.
  • Provide general customer service support to customers on an as needed basis.
  • Skilled Chef, assist with creative brainstorming of menu ideas, Customer service
  • Provided outstanding customer service in an honest and friendly manner.
  • Washed dishes, worked on landing, and customer service.
  • Experienced in customer service skills.
  • Prepared food servicing daily for sale of product while highest quality of customer service.
  • Prepare food dishes - Operate small and large cooking equipment - Customer service
  • Maintain Food Service for customers Prep and cook food Provided customer service Produce daily food inventory and financial reports.
  • Mix and prep and cook food - Inventory - Packing, Shipping - Customer Service
  • Cook to order all meets Fill customer orders Provide customers with Chipotle level customer service
  • Back of house dutiesPrep work for next business dayEquipment cleaning and daily maintenanceClean up/dishes/bussingCustomer service/order takingPrimary cook for facility

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7. RAN

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Here's how RAN is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Determined production schedules and staff requirements necessary to guarantee timely delivery of services; prepared and created decorative food displays.
  • Cook positions with other area restaurants
  • Promoted to Insurance Eligibility Specialist.
  • Sauce cups and bowls plates for food items, control ticket times food quality control and fast service assurance.
  • Prepare, season, and cook dishes such as soups, meats, vegetables, or desserts in restaurants.
  • Cleaned pots, pans, ranges and other cooking equipment, and assisted with many other related required tasks.
  • Designed and prepared decorated foods and artistic food arrangements for circus staff and catered events for 300 people.
  • Exhibited thorough knowledge of food and beverage, supervisory duties and restaurant service techniques with guest interaction.
  • Ensured compliance with all restaurant policies and procedures, as well as health and safety regulations.
  • Fill in any place a Chef Or Cook needed Hospital Restaurants any place that need a cook
  • Ensured all food was cooked to correct temperature, packed and transported to catered site.
  • Portioned, arranged, and garnished food, and served foods to waiters or patrons.
  • Worked efficiently to serve busy restaurant that served and seated up to 300 people simultaneously.
  • Developed and maintained strong food handling safety requirements to ensure quality product and brand.
  • Cook food to order for the hotels 2 restaurants and for room service.
  • Open/Closed store, ran cash drawer, placed food orders according to customer.
  • Arranged utensils, food, sauces and all supplementary garnishes for located stations.
  • Assist in catering orders for corporate and personal, ranging in 50-300 patrons.
  • Trained, and lead staff in this high volume fining dining restaurant.
  • Open and close the restaurant and prepare food items for service.

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8. Pantry

high Demand
Here's how Pantry is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Maintained front end of dining area including, but not limited to restocking pantry, sanitizing serving area, etc.
  • Served as Pantry, Sautee, Grill, and Oven Chef Cook preparing and cooking ingredients to order.
  • Make sure pantry was stacked daily with all necessary pre prepped food items.
  • Prepare and serve food needed for Banquets, Buffets, Pantry and Hotline.
  • Developed nutritionally dense recipes using minimal equipment and ingredients using excess produce at a food pantry.
  • Lead trainer on grill/pasta/pantry, Ability to monitor and control preparation/production/sanitation on all stations.

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9. High Volume

high Demand
Here's how High Volume is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Cook following each recipe with a changing menu making adjustments in a high volume kitchen.
  • Calculated ingredient and portion data to convert high volume recipes.
  • Prepare menu items for high volume Kosher Catering Kitchen.
  • Experience Of high volume catering in busy work place.
  • Worked in high volume setting with minimal downtime.
  • Experience in high volume output.
  • Breakfast and Lunch Buffet Production Catering Events Prepping for High Volume Meals Member of the ACF ServSafe Certified

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10. Food Cost

high Demand
Here's how Food Cost is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Maintained food costs and created checklists for staff to achieve profitable food cost margins.
  • Adhered to health standards and reduced food costs by 10% per month.
  • Control food stock, and food cost in your section.
  • Trained and managed all culinary personnel, supervised and coordinated all culinary activities, estimated food consumption and managed food cost.
  • Created an inventory system to effectively monitor inventory levels and calculate food costs on a weekly basis.
  • Maintain steady food costs by making cost-efficient menus without sacrificing presentation or quality of product.

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11. Special Events

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Here's how Special Events is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Develop new menus and special events; maintain menu quality and presentation of functions.
  • Hosted and prepared food for catering and other special events on and off campus.
  • Assisted executive chef in the preparations of all catering and special events.
  • Developed and cooked for special events of fine dinning.
  • Developed menus for special events catering by the Pub.
  • Prepared menu selection, organized kitchen, coordinated and supervised volunteer students - Coordinated purchasing and cooking for special events and dinners

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12. Dishwasher

high Demand
Here's how Dishwasher is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Started as dishwasher and then became a cook soon after.
  • Performed cleaning duties using high tech equipment such as dishwashers.
  • Started as a dishwasher and was promoted to Chef/ Cook.
  • Supervised dishwashers and other staff.
  • grill cook fryer food prep clean dishwasher sweep mob inventory
  • Started as a dishwasher and was promoted to preparing appetizers/desserts.

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13. Kitchen Areas

high Demand
Here's how Kitchen Areas is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Maintain kitchen areas as well.
  • Clean and organize eating, service, and kitchen areas Expo line cook Prepare kitchen for the start of the day
  • Supervised regular maintenance and cleaning of grills and other kitchen areas
  • Inspected the daily maintenance and work order logs of the dining facility to include kitchen areas and dry storage areas.
  • Ensured that high standards of sanitation and cleanliness was maintained throughout the kitchen areas at all times.
  • Supervised all kitchen areas to ensure a consistent, high quality and presentation is delivered on point.

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14. Storage Areas

high Demand
Here's how Storage Areas is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Ensured that the kitchen and storage areas were secured at the end of the workday.
  • Stored food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage or cross-contamination.
  • Restocked storage areas and recorded daily inventory.
  • Restocked food storage areas and refrigerators as assigned.
  • Maintain hygienic and fully-organized kitchen and storage areas.
  • Aided with the cleaning, hygiene, and organization of kitchen, barge in coolers, and all storage areas.

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15. Knife

average Demand
Here's how Knife is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • work and knife skills are coming along fast.
  • Knife skills worked on and demonstrated .
  • Take inventory of food product as well as order product.closing cleaning duties.Knife skills,Stocks and soups.
  • Followed and inspected multiple facets of safety and sanitary procedures including knife handling, daily cleaning and equipment maintenance.
  • Learned Hotel management techniques, including more advanced menus, knife training and culinary competition experience under master chef direction
  • Followed sanitation and safety procedures including knife handling and kitchen equipment.

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16. Line Cooks

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Here's how Line Cooks is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Supervised line cooks for Day and Evening prep.
  • Managed line cooks Pepared food Ordered food and supplies
  • Supervised and coordinated daily operations of line cooks.
  • Managed a staff of twenty line cooks and prep teams to prepare three-course meals for 600 to 1,000 people per day.
  • Directed, and monitored the performance of Line Cooks while ensuring an organized, clean and sanitary work area and equipment.
  • Oversee line cooks, order food supplies and maintain appropriate stock control * Provide overall leadership in the absence of Executive Chef

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17. Plan Menus

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Here's how Plan Menus is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Collaborated with general manager to plan menus to attract specific clientele.
  • Monitored meals and spending to ensure meals are prepared economically, Plan menus that are varied, nutritionally balanced and appetizing.
  • Plan menus that are varied, nutritionally balanced, and appetizing, taking advantage of foods in season and local availability.
  • Plan menus for approximately 70 kids * Compile weekly grocery list * Coordinate food delivery with various vendors * Grocery Shopping
  • Plan menus, check all refrigeration, perishables to ensure that they are at the correct holding temperatures.
  • Prepare, plan and serve food, salads, and soups, take inventory, plan menus.

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18. Cooking Surfaces

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Here's how Cooking Surfaces is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Cleaned and sanitized all cooking surfaces and machinery per sanitation guidelines.
  • General kitchen maintenance and repairs including cleaning cooking surfaces, fryers, floors, sinks, and refrigeration.
  • Cleaned and sanitized all cooking surfaces and cooking utensils.
  • Ensured that preparation areas, utensils and and cooking surfaces are clean.
  • Cleaned food preparation areas,cooking surfaces, and utensils.

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19. Safety Procedures

average Demand
Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Cook the foods for costumers maintain a welcoming and friendly environment Skills Used Cooking Multitasking Following Safety procedures.
  • Assisted with the receipt of deliveries and followed approved food safety procedures.
  • Adhere to safety procedures & make sure cooking staff does same.
  • Reinforce safety programs by complying with safety procedures and identify unsafe conditions and notify store management.
  • Followed food safety procedures according to company policies and health and sanitation regulations.
  • Followed food safety procedures according to company policies and health and sanitation regulations.

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20. Special Diets

average Demand
Here's how Special Diets is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Estimate food consumption nutritional value for a nursing home of 200 beds on special diets.
  • Follow recipes for special diets and strict dietary requirements.
  • Experience cooking for special diets such as vegetarian, vegan, raw, paleo, gluten-free and diabetic.
  • Cooked Lunch and Breakfast for 90 Residents incuding special Diets.
  • Produced menus and revised kitchen preparations accordingly making revisions as required for religion purposes and special diets for residents as needed.
  • Take special diets that I had to know what all the special diets were and what each diet included.

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21. Sanitation Practices

average Demand
Here's how Sanitation Practices is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Monitored sanitation practices and followed kitchen safety standards in all work areas.
  • Implemented standardized daily, weekly and monthly sanitation practices6.
  • Monitor sanitation practices and follow kitchen safety standards.
  • Inventory, ordering, implementation of sanitation practices.
  • Monitored sanitation practices following proper standards and regulations.
  • Monitor sanitation practices and follow kitchen safety standards.

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22. Haccp

average Demand
Here's how Haccp is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Maintain the high level of sanitation per the HACCP documentations in accordance with California Health Codes, and Food regulation compliance.
  • Produced large batch cooking recipes for the commissary kitchen, following strict HACCP systems.
  • Check dailytemperature logs, HACCP, and make sure items received are not damaged, and stored properly.
  • Maintained sanitation procedures and organization of work area adhering to all HACCP regulations.
  • Ensured that HACCP guidelines at state facility that underwent regular inspections
  • Maintained HACCP sanitation standards, recognized trouble areas, and responded accordingly

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23. Inventory Control

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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Managed food ordering and assisted with inventory control.
  • Key job functions include keeping the kitchen facility clean and productive, and assisting with inventory control.
  • Requested to be an Assistant, knowledge of ordering, unloaded truck, and inventory control.
  • Performed inventory control counts to ensure product numbers are correct.
  • Inventory control, ordering, scheduling.
  • Maintained proper inventory control/purchasing and receiving

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24. Quality Standards

average Demand
Here's how Quality Standards is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Supervised and evaluated high-end restaurant / kitchen operations and activities to ensure that quality standards are consistently being achieved.
  • Selected and developed recipes, standardize production recipes to ensure consistent quality, establish presentation technique and quality standards.
  • Prepared food items in accordance with production requirements and quality standards while maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment.
  • Achieved daily output goals by communicating effectively with team and ensuring all finished product met stringent quality standards.
  • Increased sanitation and quality standards, as well as implemented new organizational and production procedures.
  • Coordinated supply ordering, rotating menus, catering and promotional sale items; while maintaining exceptional quality standards.

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25. Clean Bathrooms

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Here's how Clean Bathrooms is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Keep a clean and sanitary work station and clean bathrooms daily.

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26. Mix Ingredients

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Here's how Mix Ingredients is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Mix ingredients for green salads, molded fruit salads, vegetable salads, and pasta salads.
  • Mix ingredients for green salads, molded fruit salads, vegetable salads, and pasta salads.
  • Mix ingredients for green salads, molded fruit salads, vegetable salads, and pasta salads.
  • Weigh, measure and mix ingredients according to recipes.
  • Mix ingredients such as pancake or waffle batters.
  • Mix ingredients for green salads, molded fruit salads, vegetable salads, and pasta salads.

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27. Portion Control

average Demand
Here's how Portion Control is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Organized overall execution of catering functions maintaining quality and portion control.
  • Adhered to portion controls and presentation specifications.
  • Maintained inventory control and portion control.
  • Provided innovative menu development by standardizing recipes and establishing portion control.
  • Implement cleaning duty responsibilities and portion control.
  • Operated institutional appliances and utilized portion control to maintain food budget.

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28. Kitchen Stations

average Demand
Here's how Kitchen Stations is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Close the kitchen correctly and follow the closing checklists for kitchen stations.
  • Cover, date, and store all food prep items.Constant cleaning of all kitchen stations.
  • Worked all kitchen stations within from scratch fine dining kitchen.
  • Opened and closed the kitchen properly and followed the closing procedure for kitchen stations.
  • Close the kitchen correctly and follow the closing checklist for kitchen stations.
  • Executed various kitchen stations and assisted with, meat, fish, saute or pantry.

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29. Waste Control Guidelines

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Here's how Waste Control Guidelines is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Prepared food dishes consistently and in accordance with recipes, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Prepared food items consistently in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Prepared food items consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.

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30. Customer Orders

low Demand
Here's how Customer Orders is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Handled money Took customer orders Delivered food Prepared orders
  • Cashier, taking customer orders, temporary manager when other managers unavailable
  • Assisted in taking accurate customer orders and delivering items efficiently
  • Received and processed customer orders upon request.
  • Prepared customer orders as requested.
  • Prepared beverages per customer orders.

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31. Personal Judgment

low Demand
Here's how Personal Judgment is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Cooked foods according to recipes, and personal judgment and experience: tasting, smelling, and piercing them with utensils.
  • Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
  • Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
  • Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients, season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment.
  • Added seasoning to foods during mixing and cooking, according to personal judgment and experience.
  • Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.

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32. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Make breakfast prep food clean make lunch help other staff members.
  • Train and supervise 6 -10 staff members.
  • Collaborated closely with senior management and fellow supervisors in scheduling, training and disciplining culinary and utility staff members.
  • Directed purchasing and procurement, facilitating daily line-ups and training sessions with staff members, and executing quarterly reviews.
  • Communicate effectively with staff members, management and customers to ensure the highest quality customer experience !
  • Involved in successfully identifying and responding to conflict situations regarding staff members within a kitchen environment.

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33. Large Quantities

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Here's how Large Quantities is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Prepared meals in large quantities for Catered events, or customers when needed.
  • Prepared large quantities of food for a hospital, cafeteria.
  • Produce large quantities of food for hospital patients, staff, and guests Created daily soups and helped to create entrees.
  • Cooked various foods in large quantities.

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34. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Followed all of the food safety guidelines & rules, to maintain a clean and safe environment.
  • Maintained a clean and safe environment by adhering to all federal, state and local sanitation and safety requirements.
  • Cleaned kitchen every night and made sure all food was put away in a safe environment.
  • Establish working in a fast paced, clean, safe environment
  • Follow OSHA regulation on keeping a safe environment to work at
  • Ensured a safe environment for staff during operations.

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35. New Items

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Here's how New Items is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Created weekly specials and added new items to menu.

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36. Recipe Development

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Here's how Recipe Development is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Directed menu design and recipe development, considering seasonal availability of ingredients and potential customer count.
  • Inventory management, recipe development, Chefs Regional/International table tasting and Wine pairing.
  • Assisted in recipe development and implementation for restaurant bestselling dishes.
  • Assist with recipe development, especially for internationally themed events.
  • Worked directly on recipe development and menu selection.
  • Maintain food cost percentages associated with recipe development.

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37. Room Service

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Here's how Room Service is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Worked in multiple kitchens throughout the hotel, including: Voodoo Room, Buzios, VIP Room Service and buffets.
  • Assisted in the implementation of Room Service Program providing advice on culinary operations for meal delivery ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Implemented a standard procedure for delivering of room service
  • Manage the dinner service line which services the dining room, bar, wine bar and room service for the hotel.
  • Coordinated staff in production and ordering logistics for Fresh Harvest, Green Room, Sushi Bar, Pool and room service.
  • Oversee room service and banquet department with over 10000 square feet of banquet space and events of up to 400 people.

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38. Necessary Supplies

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Here's how Necessary Supplies is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Stock and maintain necessary supplies needed for dine-in or carry-out food requests.
  • Use safe and hygienic food handling practices.Set up all stations and collect all necessary supplies to prepare menu.
  • Set up stations and collect all necessary supplies to prepare menu for service.
  • Set up and stocked stations with all necessary supplies.
  • Set up station and collect all necessary supplies to prepare menu for service.
  • Set up and stocking stations with all necessary supplies.

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39. Different Types

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Here's how Different Types is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Learned to safely handle foods and different types of utensils.
  • Prepared, cooked and served different types of meals in a timely manner.
  • Operated many different types of lawn and yard equipment and utilized proper tools for grounds upkeep.

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40. VIP

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Here's how VIP is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Work closely with several businesses to arrange VIP accommodations for executive travelers.
  • Supervised a Staff of 6 in the preparation of food for the Players and VIP Suites of Coca Cola Park.
  • Conceptualized original recipes for new and current menu lists for the grand buffet, VIP lounge, and employee dining.
  • Coordinated and executed outdoor fine dining banquets on the estate, ranging from VIP dinners to Weddings of 400+ guests.
  • Have created daily entrees for guests aside from set menus for private dinners and VIP clientele and catering events.
  • Help execute large banquet functions throughout the year and the week of tournament as well and VIP dinners.

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41. BBQ

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Here's how BBQ is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Cooked BBQ for passengers on the Santa Fe Southern Rail Road vintage trains.
  • Worked in Firemans BBQ at Knott's Berry Farm as a Grill Chef.
  • Prepare foods for food truck featuring BBQ.

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43. High Standards

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Here's how High Standards is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Cook from scratch daily, local fresh ingredients, high standards.
  • Demonstrated high standards with restaurant functions, food quality and profitability.
  • Executed successful opening of busy restaurant while maintaining high standards.
  • Delivered excellent customer service through consistent sanitary food processes and maintaining high standards of food quality.
  • Maintained high standards in sanitation and safety and complied with regulatory guidelines.
  • Manage back of house and lead team of associates to maintain high standards of health and safety precautions.

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44. Cooking Times

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Here's how Cooking Times is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Maintained and checked cooking times and temperatures for all food items.
  • Schedule activities and equipment use with managers, using information about daily menus to help coordinate cooking times.

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45. Dry Goods

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Here's how Dry Goods is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Handled inventory and ordering of proteins, vegetables, dairy, and dry goods while successfully maintaining proper food costs.
  • Supervised kitchen staff, ordered dry goods and produce, opening and closing duties, scheduling, prep work.
  • Ordered products for stocking inventory; meats, produce, seafood and dry goods etc At different par levels.
  • Web base ordering of all products (produce, meat, fish, dry goods and chemicals).
  • Maintain inventory and ordering system for all kitchen items including dry goods, meat, seafood and produce.
  • Assisted with the day to day activities throughout the kitchen Ordered food and dry goods Oversaw Customer service issues

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46. Different Orders

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Here's how Different Orders is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Cook the exact number of items ordered by each customer, working on several different orders simultaneously.

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47. Efficient Operation

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Here's how Efficient Operation is used in Cooking Chef jobs:
  • Order or requisition food and other supplies needed to ensure efficient operation
  • Evaluated and solved procedural problems to ensure safe and efficient operations.
  • Ordered and requisitioned food to ensure efficient operation.
  • Evaluated and solved procedural problems to ensure safe and efficient operations.
  • Requisitioned supplies and equipment to ensure efficient operation.
  • Check kitchen equipment regularly to ensure proper usage and efficient operation of the equipment schedule regular maintenance of the same.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Cooking Chef

Food Preparation26.6%
Menu Items18.1%
Kitchen Equipment17.6%
Meal Prep12.8%
Sous4.8%
Customer Service4.7%
RAN1.8%
Pantry1.4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Cooking Chef

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Food Preparation
Food Preparation
24.2%
24.2%
2
2
Menu Items
Menu Items
16.5%
16.5%
3
3
Kitchen Equipment
Kitchen Equipment
16%
16%
4
4
Meal Prep
Meal Prep
11.7%
11.7%
5
5
Sous
Sous
4.3%
4.3%
6
6
Customer Service
Customer Service
4.3%
4.3%
7
7
RAN
RAN
1.6%
1.6%
8
8
Pantry
Pantry
1.3%
1.3%
9
9
High Volume
High Volume
1.3%
1.3%
10
10
Food Cost
Food Cost
1%
1%
11
11
Special Events
Special Events
1%
1%
12
12
Dishwasher
Dishwasher
1%
1%
13
13
Kitchen Areas
Kitchen Areas
0.9%
0.9%
14
14
Storage Areas
Storage Areas
0.9%
0.9%
15
15
Knife
Knife
0.9%
0.9%
16
16
Line Cooks
Line Cooks
0.9%
0.9%
17
17
Plan Menus
Plan Menus
0.9%
0.9%
18
18
Cooking Surfaces
Cooking Surfaces
0.9%
0.9%
19
19
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
0.7%
0.7%
20
20
Special Diets
Special Diets
0.7%
0.7%
21
21
Sanitation Practices
Sanitation Practices
0.6%
0.6%
22
22
Haccp
Haccp
0.5%
0.5%
23
23
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
0.5%
0.5%
24
24
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
0.5%
0.5%
25
25
Clean Bathrooms
Clean Bathrooms
0.4%
0.4%
26
26
Mix Ingredients
Mix Ingredients
0.4%
0.4%
27
27
Portion Control
Portion Control
0.4%
0.4%
28
28
Kitchen Stations
Kitchen Stations
0.4%
0.4%
29
29
Waste Control Guidelines
Waste Control Guidelines
0.4%
0.4%
30
30
Customer Orders
Customer Orders
0.4%
0.4%
31
31
Personal Judgment
Personal Judgment
0.4%
0.4%
32
32
Staff Members
Staff Members
0.3%
0.3%
33
33
Large Quantities
Large Quantities
0.3%
0.3%
34
34
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
0.3%
0.3%
35
35
New Items
New Items
0.3%
0.3%
36
36
Recipe Development
Recipe Development
0.3%
0.3%
37
37
Room Service
Room Service
0.3%
0.3%
38
38
Necessary Supplies
Necessary Supplies
0.3%
0.3%
39
39
Different Types
Different Types
0.3%
0.3%
40
40
VIP
VIP
0.2%
0.2%
41
41
BBQ
BBQ
0.2%
0.2%
42
42
Menu Development
Menu Development
0.2%
0.2%
43
43
High Standards
High Standards
0.2%
0.2%
44
44
Cooking Times
Cooking Times
0.2%
0.2%
45
45
Dry Goods
Dry Goods
0.2%
0.2%
46
46
Different Orders
Different Orders
0.2%
0.2%
47
47
Efficient Operation
Efficient Operation
0.2%
0.2%

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