Top Kitchen Cook Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Kitchen Cook. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Kitchen Cook resumes they appeared on. For example, 23.1% of Kitchen Cook resumes contained Food Preparation as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Kitchen Cook actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. Food Preparation

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Here's how Food Preparation is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Conducted preliminary food preparation and prepared menu items.
  • Maintained food preparation area according to safety requirements.
  • Memorized all Buffalo Wild Wing food preparation specifics.
  • Maintained inventory for food preparation area.
  • Handle stress well, Proficient in food preparation and cooking, Preparing food accurately, Cash Handling,
  • Maintained inventory of supplies and food items, adhered to OSHA regulations involving all food preparation.
  • Inspect food preparation and serving areas to ensure observance of safe, sanitary food-handling practices.4.
  • Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils using proper cleaning solutions.
  • Trained new employees in proper food preparation procedures, ensuring efficiency and consistency.
  • Job duties included kitchen cleaning, food preparations, and stocking food supplies.
  • Contributed to food preparation and the fulfillment of medium scale hotel banquet services.
  • Job duties include constant adherence to kitchen and food preparation safety standards.
  • Followed specific procedures to ensure safe food preparation as well as presentation.
  • Trained people in food preparation, cooking, kitchen, and register.
  • Help with basic food preparation, such as cooking and packing tortillas.
  • Unloaded and stocked all orders needed for food preparation when received.
  • Handle all aspects of food preparation up to16 hours a day.
  • Planned menu for upcoming food preparation on a weekly basis.
  • Set up work area for food preparation and cooking.
  • Judge the quality of food and food preparation.

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2. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Experience gained working as a team/crew, making decisions to benefit business, and positive customer service/interaction
  • Provided excellent customer service, meeting customers' expectations with satisfaction.
  • Provide customer service by interacting with customers while preparing orders.
  • Skilled in providing good customer service and communicating with customers.
  • Committed to excellent product output and bilingual customer service.
  • Provide professional and exceptional customer service daily.
  • Provided excellent customer service, ensured a perfect dining experience, as well as perfect dishes and presentation.
  • Maintained a high standard of customer service and teamwork during high-volume, fast paced day-to-day operations.
  • Carry out duties assigned by managers such as cleaning tasks, customer service tasks, etc.
  • Cook the food, daily cleaning, customer service, and stocking for each shift.
  • Keep up with fast pace environment where customer service and timely service is a priority.
  • Face to face customer service; handling problems, questions, etc.
  • Lead cook, Delivery driver, Counter, Customer Service
  • Provided great customer service for members of the club
  • Assist all customers and provide great customer service.
  • Performed chef duties and provided customer service.
  • Perform impeccable customer service and fulfill orders.
  • Serve food and excellent customer service.
  • Provide prompt, courteous customer service
  • Provide Great customer serviceTrained new employees

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3. Food Safety

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Here's how Food Safety is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Assisted Production Manager in her absence with food safety and kitchen staff management.
  • Follow food safety guidelines and working to support other cooks on the line.
  • Maintain a strong working knowledge of food safety guidelines.
  • Maintain food safety cook and handle food properly.
  • Follow Food Safety guidelines and policies.
  • Complied with industry food safety standards.
  • Job Description Following food safety guidelines to prevent cross contamination.
  • Experience in food service and preparation Extensive training in food safety, both nationally and locally Promoted to Cashier
  • Worked in Bakery preparing cleaning and maintaining areaLearned food safety and cleanliness through out the dayCommunicated with customers on a daily basis

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5. Specific Food Items

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Here's how Specific Food Items is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Measured ingredients required for specific food items being prepared and performed any other duties as deemed necessary by supervisor.
  • Measured ingredients required for specific food items being prepared * Completed additional duties/tasks as assigned by Supervisor.
  • Promoted and implemented an effective marketing campaign for specific food items.
  • Measure ingredients and validated temperature of specific food items being prepared.
  • Measure ingredients required for specific food items being prepared.
  • Measure ingredients required for specific food items being prepared.

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6. Cooking Surfaces

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Here's how Cooking Surfaces is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Monitored and maintained a clean working area and cooking surfaces to make pizzas.
  • Helped break down kitchen, clean prep & cooking surfaces for closing.
  • Maintained physical / cleanly state of all food prepping and cooking surfaces and tools per health and safety and FDA regulations.
  • Cleaned the cooking surfaces and utensils, and made sure that the supply inventory was well stocked.
  • Monitor and maintain clean working area and cooking surfaces to make pizzas.
  • Cleaned food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils; various other duties as assigned.

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7. Order Slips

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Here's how Order Slips is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Memorized customer requests, accurately filed order slips and inserted all relevant information reliably into breadcrumb/POS systems.
  • Verify prepared food meets requirements for quality and quantity * Read food order slips or receive verbal instructions on food requirements.
  • Write patrons' food orders on order slips, memorize orders, and transport to kitchen.
  • Read order slips or receive verbal instructions as to food and preparation required by patron
  • Manage all food order slips and administer all verbal instructions and perform all cooking as per instructions.
  • Read food order slips and receive verbal directions as to food required by customer and prepare and cook food per order.

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8. Kitchen Equipment

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Here's how Kitchen Equipment is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Handle ingredients, operate ovens and other kitchen equipment, prepare meals for customers, and deliver orders to tables.
  • Help with the daily cleaning and sanitizing of kitchen equipment which results in a clean and safe work environment.
  • Prepared delicious meals per menu, while utilizing all kitchen equipment and staff to deliver an excellent customer experience.
  • Operated stove, fryers, ovens, steamers, slicers, food processors and other kitchen equipment.
  • Prepare meals for customers quickly with the use of kitchen equipment and time management.
  • Organize kitchen equipment and make sure the working stations are always clean.
  • Clean kitchen equipment in accordance with company policy and health regulations.
  • Operate kitchen equipment and maintain up to date with state codes.
  • Used and properly cared for knives and other kitchen equipment.
  • Inspected kitchen equipment daily to ensure proper functioning.
  • Clean and maintain kitchen equipment Received several promotions due to excellent work ethics.
  • Prepare food to customer description Maintain kitchen equipment Place food on plates with respect to presentation standards
  • Cook fast food Maintain limit time on each order Take care of customers Kept kitchen equipments clean Train new personnel

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9. Kitchen Areas

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Here's how Kitchen Areas is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Ensured the cleanliness of equipment, work area and kitchen areas.
  • Wash and sanitize tools,knives,kitchen areas.
  • Monitor kitchen areas and ensure compliance with established safety and sanitation standards, maintaining inventory of cleaning chemicals and supplies.
  • Maintained sanitary condition of service and kitchen areas through cleaning food service utensils and equipment used in food preparation and distribution.
  • Prepared meat institutionalized with incorporating flavor searing; maintained high standards of sanitation and cleanliness throughout kitchen areas.
  • Maintained kitchen areas in accordance with cleanliness and sanitation standards.

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10. Customer Orders

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Here's how Customer Orders is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Handled customer orders promptly and greeted customers upon arrival.
  • Accept payment from customers and make change, request and record customer orders, and compute bills using cash register.
  • Prepare food for customer orders and disassemble kitchen, clean and reassemble for morning.
  • Cook Clean Run Register Complete customer orders Answer phones
  • Processed and made customer orders to meet customer need as to supply and demand.
  • Worked with team to prepare customer orders * Maintained a clean working conditions Filled customer orders
  • Prepare and present customer orders Attend to customers Maintain a clean work environment

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11. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Practiced sanitary kitchen and food safety procedures.
  • Clean work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes, and silverware following all OSHA and safety procedures in place.
  • Followed all food safety procedures per company policies.
  • Experienced in food handling and food safety procedures.
  • Trained new employees on proper food and safety procedures.Effectively provided high quality customer service.
  • Uphold Safety Procedures Food Preparation Operate large-volume cooking equipment such as grills & deep-fat fryers Maintain Cleanliness & Hygiene

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12. Fry Station

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Here's how Fry Station is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Worked on numerous kitchen stations, including: fry station, prep station, and grill.
  • Worked at the main cashier line, fry station, cleaning the lobby and bathrooms, and stocking the counter.
  • Operated the grill and fry station.
  • Clean windows wash dishes mop floors take trash out stock shelves Clean bathrooms and help at fry station when needed
  • Worked Grill & fry station making sure food make it out within 8minutes per ticket
  • Operated the South West Grill>When short staff I would operate the fry station

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13. RAN

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Here's how RAN is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Cross-trained and provided back-up for other customer service restaurant representatives when needed.
  • Prepare orders per restaurant specification to obtain customer satisfaction.
  • Followed restaurant procedures and made recommendations for improvement.
  • Executed daily operations with kitchen/restaurant staff.
  • Cleaned and decorated the interior of restaurant
  • Ensured the professional appearance and sanitation of guest facing kitchen environments, food surfaces, appliances, and tools.
  • Prepped and cooked higher end concession food during concerts, sporting events, and other events at Veterans Memorial
  • Store unconsumed food properly and arrange the fridge in a FIFO (First In First Out) policy.
  • Perform nightly deep cleanings of entire kitchen as well as assisting managers maintain restaurant sales during midnight periods.
  • Portioned and wrapped food to make it easier to cook on the fly when the restaurant got busy.
  • Assisted the restaurant in breading and cooking fillets, cooking chicken nuggets, and deep frying French fries.
  • Helped cook with various dishes of food, washed dishes and helped keep restaurant tidy and clean.
  • Prepped any food needed for the day, ran ovens, dishes and closing duties.
  • Sweep and scrub floors, transfer supplies and equipment between storage and work areas.
  • Job DescriptionAt the restaurant I worked as a Cashier, Delivery, Kitchen Cook.
  • Created pizzas for customers as listed or requested and ran a large pizza oven.
  • Worked in the kitchen as head cook in a face paced restaurant environment.
  • Prepared and cooked all orders as well as organized and arranged cooked foods.
  • Cleaned work area daily and helped in the opening and closing of restaurant.
  • Guarantee all supplies, equipment, and products were available to bartenders.

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14. Clean Bathrooms

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Here's how Clean Bathrooms is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Pack Salsa, Tortillas, BroccoliTake OrdersGet Food TogetherWash DishesClean BathroomsSweep & Mop Lobby/Prep StationWipe Down TablesMake Salsa
  • Clean Bathrooms, Dining areas, Collected Food Trays, Emptied Trash, cleaned Playroom, sweep and mopped entire store.
  • Cook and prepare food, sweep/mop kitchen, clean lobby, clean bathrooms
  • Grill burgers, fry chicken, fish, and fries* Dishwasher* Clean grills and fryer* Clean bathrooms* Record stock once a week
  • Clean bathrooms, kitchen, lobby, and parking lots.
  • Maintain cleanliness of the bar area, mop floor, clean bathrooms and take out waste and washed dishes.

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15. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Maintained a clean and safe environment inside of the kitchen by following restaurant safety protocols and food handling procedures.
  • Provided a clean and safe environment for all residents by following Environmental Services and Infection Control procedures.
  • Answered phone calls and took down customer orders while also maintaining a clean and safe environment.
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment, adhering to all local codes and regulations Work on team to cook and prepare meals
  • Maintained sanitary and safe environment for clients and staff following OSHA food-handling specifications.
  • Focused on employee cooperation and communication to maintain a well-organized, safe environment.

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16. Quality Standards

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Here's how Quality Standards is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Maintained quality standards within the kitchen, and effectively delivered food to customers in a timely manner.
  • Served food and beverages efficiently and accurately* Prepared side dishes to quality standards* Ensured kitchen area was cleaned above minimum FDA regulations
  • Prepared food items in accordance with production requirements and quality standards while maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment.
  • Prepared food items in accordance with production requirements and quality standards while maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment.
  • 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.

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17. Line Cooks

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Here's how Line Cooks is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Communicate effectively with kitchen manager and line cooks.
  • Facilitated communication between line cooks and chefs.
  • Line cooks are usually responsible for prepping ingredients and assembling dishes according to restaurant recipes and specifications.
  • Front Line cooks handled all grilled and breakfast items, whereas back kitchen was responsible for certain dinner items.
  • Worked expo on line and ensured line cooks were on point with all orders and maintained all sanitation standards.
  • Acted as dish washer and utilized proper food handling techniques when assisting line cooks in their duties.

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18. Storage Areas

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Here's how Storage Areas is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Wash, peel and or cut various foods, store food in designated containers and storage areas.
  • Take and record temperatures of food and food storage areas such as refrigerators and freezers.
  • Stored food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage or cross-contamination.
  • Stored food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage or cross-contamination.
  • Coordinated adequate meal preparation, maintained inventory, assisted with cleaning of equipment and storage areas
  • Maintained quality control and sanitation of food preparation and storage areas.

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19. Deep-Fat Fryers

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Here's how Deep-Fat Fryers is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Operate large volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers, or griddles.
  • Operated large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers and griddles.
  • Operate large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers, or griddles.
  • Prepare and produced food using large-volume cooking equipment such as grills and deep-fat fryers.
  • Operate large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers, or griddles.
  • Operated large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers, tilt skillet, and steam kettle.

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20. Prep Food

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Here's how Prep Food is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Maintain cleanliness of kitchen environment and prep food for customers on menu.
  • Make Table/Prep: Prep Food Condiments/Toppings by dating and reading Shelf life.
  • Cook and prep food for sale and display customer service skills.
  • Help cook/prep food in the kitchen.
  • Fry cook operator \prep food handler
  • Help prep food for the day, cook the food, and clean up afterwards
  • Help prep food for the next meal and day.
  • Run Shifts In charge of cooks Prep Food Dishwasher
  • Process payments Make Food For Customers Prep Food Take Orders Clean Restaurant

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21. Different Orders

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Here's how Different Orders is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Cooked exact items that customers ordered while working on different orders simultaneously.
  • Supply cooks with tools needed to complete different orders.
  • 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.

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22. Positive Attitude

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Here's how Positive Attitude is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Demonstrated positive attitude and developed lasting relationships with co-workers and customers.
  • Maintained positive attitude while working in fast-paced, Multitasking environment.
  • Prepped food serve customers with positive attitude
  • Maintained a positive attitude in a team-centered environment.
  • Offered genuine customer service while maintaining a positive attitude and efficiency in a high paced environment.
  • Moved up the line to train for other stations/zones quickly due to my positive attitude and excellence in performance.

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23. Mix Ingredients

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Here's how Mix Ingredients is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Mix ingredients according to specified procedures and formulas.
  • Mix ingredients using electrically powered mixing machines.
  • 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 using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
  • Mix ingredients for green salads, molded fruit salads, vegetable salads, and pasta salads.

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24. Timely Fashion

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Here's how Timely Fashion is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Controlled daily order expedition in timely fashion.
  • Assist cook when needed in prep work and sending orders out in a neat and timely fashion.
  • Worked as prep cook for the establishment where I was responsible for executing my duties in a quick and timely fashion.
  • Prepare food buffet style in chaotic environment also in timely fashion.
  • Make sandwiches, record temperatures of products Ina timely fashion while maintaining a clean and sanitary work area.
  • Lead a team of co-workers on the completion of daily tasks in an orderly and timely fashion.

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25. Display Cases

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Here's how Display Cases is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Preserved workstations and display cases to reflect captivating choices
  • Cleaned and maintained the beverage area, display cases, equipment, and order transaction area.
  • Clean, stock, and restock workstations and display cases.
  • Cleaned, stocked, and restocked workstations and display cases and operated dishwasher machines.
  • Cleaned, stocked, and restocked workstations and display cases, washed, cut, and prepared foods designated for cooking.
  • Clean, stock and restock work stations and display cases.

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26. Food Cost

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Here's how Food Cost is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Insured Quality products and delivered efficiency to decrease food waste and high food costs to increase profit and sales.
  • Maintain food cost, scheduling, inventory and ordering.

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27. Special Events

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Here's how Special Events is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Create and execute all marketing initiatives to promote the winery parties, special events, and banquets of 30-50 people.
  • Coordinate dishes and silverware for special events.
  • Performed daily functions in all workstations Managed the kitchen preparing daily menu items and special events
  • Prepare food for special events and daily meals as needed in a timely manner.
  • Orchestrated special events and executive catering; managed customer relations and provided exemplary service to all customers.
  • Provided catering service during special events and celebrations.

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28. Restock Workstations

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Here's how Restock Workstations is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Clean, stock, and restock workstations and display cases.
  • Clean, stock, and restock workstations when needed and ensure display cases are full and sanitary.
  • Clean, stock, and restock workstations while maintaining sanitation, health, and safety standard.
  • Clean, stock, and restock workstations Maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards.
  • Clean, stock, and restock workstations and display cases.
  • Clean, stock, and restock workstations in Grill and all closing duties.

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29. Kitchen Appliances

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Here's how Kitchen Appliances is used in Kitchen 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.
  • Prepared food, operated industrial kitchen appliances, and janitorial duties, were the main tasks of this job.

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30. Personal Judgment

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Here's how Personal Judgment is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Seasoned and cooked foods according to personal judgment.
  • Turn or stir foods to ensure even cooking.Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.5.
  • Seasoned and cooked food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience Consistently adhered to quality expectations and standards.
  • Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
  • Weighed, measured, and mixed 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.

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31. Oversaw

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Here's how Oversaw is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Radio contact with school administration Oversaw and mentored students.
  • Managed the making and cooking of pizza Oversaw the duties of other pizza cooks Answered the phone and took orders
  • unload and stock dry and freezer goods.inventory .Oversaw daily operation but not litimed to opening/closing procedures.

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32. People

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Here's how People is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Prepared 3 meals a day, in accordance with health and safety regulations, for an average of 160 people.
  • Prepared meals daily for 2000 people every week(including staff, campers and guests).
  • Job consisted of assisting the Chef in preparing meals for up to 500 people.
  • Work in a fast-paced environment and cook for hundreds of people a day.
  • Prepared meals for more than 180 people once every week at a time.
  • Cooked for 800 people every day, used different ingredients to improvise.
  • Prepped meals and drinks for large groups of people.
  • People are our most important asset.
  • Cooked daily for 600 people.
  • Work 12 hr shifts, cooked three meals a day for 600 people, make snacks for the residents.
  • Ordered and prepared lunch for up to 114 people a day using four burner single oven stove and slow cookers.
  • Cooked food on the grill and fryers with a team of five people Operated a cash register
  • Prepared meals for up to 300 people per day in a hospital cafeteriaMidvale, Ut.
  • supervised the main kitchen and closed the kitchen banquet cook for 150 to 1500 people banquets chef attended carving and pasta stations
  • Cleaned kitchen and stocked shelves and coolers Accomplishments Learned to cook items have never made before Skills Used Cooking and people skills

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33. Verbal Instructions

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Here's how Verbal Instructions is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Received verbal instructions from co-workers.
  • Followed verbal instructions and procedures as directed.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow verbal instructions and ideas
  • Follow written and verbal instructions effectively.
  • Demonstrated the ability to understand and carry out detailed written and/or verbal instructions independently.
  • Read food order slips or receive verbal instructions as to food required, prepare and cook food according to instructions.

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34. Inventory Control

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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Kitchen 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

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35. Office Supplies

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Here's how Office Supplies is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Maintain a sufficient record of office supplies.

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36. Cold Food Items

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Here's how Cold Food Items is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Prepare a variety of foods; meat, seafood, poultry, vegetable and cold food items.
  • Prepared all cold food items and desserts consistently and in compliance with recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Removed pans of portioned salads, desserts, rolls, cream and other cold food items from refrigerator or pantry.
  • Prepped cold food items for catered events, such as weddings, cooperate events, and personal parties.
  • Prepare ingredients for dishes by slicing and dicing vegetables and by making salads and cold food items.
  • Prepare a variety of foods including meat, seafood, poultry, vegetables and cold food items.

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37. Fifo

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Here's how Fifo is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Job Responsibilities: * Unload weekly deliveries and proper FIFO of stock.
  • Prepare and portion daily meals Maintain cleanly work environment Serve food to students Put away truck using FIFO
  • Stock rotate FIFO style make sure station is clean and fully stocked at start, during, and after your shift.
  • Assist with banquets meals for an average of 200 residents * Organize work station, rotate food according to FIFO.
  • Operated kitchen machinery and equipment as well as practicing the FIFO (First in First Out) refrigeration organization method.
  • Insured proper food storage (FIFO) with cleanliness, safe food practices and adherence to State Health Department standards.

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38. Waste Control Guidelines

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Here's how Waste Control Guidelines is used in Kitchen Cook 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 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.

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39. Large Quantities

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Here's how Large Quantities is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Prepared and cooked large quantities of food and served to residents Prepared all food items in a sanitary and timely manner.
  • Prepare and cook large quantities of food for institutions, such as, hospitals, or cafeterias.
  • Prepared and cooked large quantities of food for hospital patients and cafeteria.
  • Prepared and cooked food in large quantities.
  • Prepared large quantities of food.
  • Prepared large quantities of food according to menus for a college.

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40. Kitchen Inventory

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Here's how Kitchen Inventory is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Keep record of kitchen inventory Plan weekly truck orders prior to order date.
  • Received, rotated, stocked, and recorded weekly data of kitchen inventory.
  • Establish and maintain kitchen inventory; provide timely statuses for culinary needs.
  • Organized kitchen inventory prior to opening.
  • Manage kitchen inventory, maintain a pristine kitchen exceeding department of health codes and standards.

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41. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Maintain and empathetic and positive attitude towards residents and staff members.
  • Supervised up to 10 staff members
  • 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.

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42. Necessary Supplies

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Here's how Necessary Supplies is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Acquire necessary supplies to clean and sanitize kitchen area as per sanitation checklist on a daily basis.
  • Set up stations and collect all necessary supplies to prepare the menu for service.
  • Set up food stations with necessary supplies to prepare for service.
  • Set up station and collect all necessary supplies to prepare menu for service.
  • Set up and stocked stations with all necessary supplies.
  • Set up and stock stations with all necessary supplies Prepare food for service (e.g.

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43. Different Types

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Here's how Different Types is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Wash all different types of pots, pans dishes Develop good relationship with fellow coworkers Prepare and cook many different foods
  • Prepped different types of food before opening of restaurant; followed all food safety practices; maintained a clean work space
  • Included: measuring, weighing, dividing foods into portions and mixing all different types of foods and ingredients.
  • Prepare and portion foods, deal with different types of customers, clean, and serve food.
  • Used the grills to cook various different types of food to include chicken, hamburgers, etc.
  • Cut and portion different types of meat and prepare different foods from the menu and follow recipes.

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44. Company Standards

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Here's how Company Standards is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Cook, Clean, Prepare breakfast, Drive thru headset, Order taker, Maintain company standards for cleanliness and efficiency.
  • Sanitized kitchen and kitchenware and followed correct procedures to maintain company standards.
  • 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.
  • Prepared salads and desserts according to company standards and order specification.

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45. Necessary Steps

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Here's how Necessary Steps is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Predicted the supply and demand of basic items and make sure necessary steps are taken.
  • Identify customer issues/complaints and take necessary steps to correct them.
  • Send customer orders out the "pick-up" window when completed Identify customer issues/complaints and take necessary steps to correct them.

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46. New Items

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Here's how New Items is used in Kitchen 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.
  • Ensured freshness of food/ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items.
  • Ensured freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items and rotating stock.
  • Ensured freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items and rotating stock.
  • Offered product samples to help customers discover new items or products.

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47. Drink Orders

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Here's how Drink Orders is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Waited on customers and took their food and drink orders.
  • Prepare food and drink orders for customers Provide customer service to patrons of the restaurant
  • Take food and drink orders and receive payment from customers as well as serve the prepared food and drinks to customers.
  • Prepared food orders and special drink orders safely for customers, passed all health code inspections.
  • Take food and drink orders and receive payment from customers.
  • Packaged menu items into bags or trays and placed drink orders into carriers.

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48. Proper Procedures

low Demand
Here's how Proper Procedures is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Use proper procedures while handling raw meat along side ready to eat product.
  • Followed proper procedures in regard to chilling, reheating, and holding food.
  • Monitor use of government food commodities to ensure that proper procedures are followed.

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49. Presentation Specifications

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Here's how Presentation Specifications is used in Kitchen Cook jobs:
  • Follow recipes, piece controls and presentation specifications as set by the restaurant management.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Kitchen Cook

Food Preparation26.9%
Customer Service12.6%
Food Safety10.4%
Menu Items8.2%
Specific Food Items6.1%
Cooking Surfaces5.3%
Order Slips4.3%
Kitchen Equipment3.8%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Kitchen Cook

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Food Preparation
Food Preparation
23.1%
23.1%
2
2
Customer Service
Customer Service
10.8%
10.8%
3
3
Food Safety
Food Safety
8.9%
8.9%
4
4
Menu Items
Menu Items
7.1%
7.1%
5
5
Specific Food Items
Specific Food Items
5.2%
5.2%
6
6
Cooking Surfaces
Cooking Surfaces
4.6%
4.6%
7
7
Order Slips
Order Slips
3.7%
3.7%
8
8
Kitchen Equipment
Kitchen Equipment
3.3%
3.3%
9
9
Kitchen Areas
Kitchen Areas
3.2%
3.2%
10
10
Customer Orders
Customer Orders
2.3%
2.3%
11
11
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
2%
2%
12
12
Fry Station
Fry Station
2%
2%
13
13
RAN
RAN
1.7%
1.7%
14
14
Clean Bathrooms
Clean Bathrooms
1.7%
1.7%
15
15
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
1.2%
1.2%
16
16
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
1.2%
1.2%
17
17
Line Cooks
Line Cooks
1.1%
1.1%
18
18
Storage Areas
Storage Areas
1.1%
1.1%
19
19
Deep-Fat Fryers
Deep-Fat Fryers
1%
1%
20
20
Prep Food
Prep Food
0.8%
0.8%
21
21
Different Orders
Different Orders
0.7%
0.7%
22
22
Positive Attitude
Positive Attitude
0.7%
0.7%
23
23
Mix Ingredients
Mix Ingredients
0.7%
0.7%
24
24
Timely Fashion
Timely Fashion
0.7%
0.7%
25
25
Display Cases
Display Cases
0.6%
0.6%
26
26
Food Cost
Food Cost
0.6%
0.6%
27
27
Special Events
Special Events
0.6%
0.6%
28
28
Restock Workstations
Restock Workstations
0.6%
0.6%
29
29
Kitchen Appliances
Kitchen Appliances
0.5%
0.5%
30
30
Personal Judgment
Personal Judgment
0.5%
0.5%
31
31
Oversaw
Oversaw
0.5%
0.5%
32
32
People
People
0.5%
0.5%
33
33
Verbal Instructions
Verbal Instructions
0.5%
0.5%
34
34
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
0.5%
0.5%
35
35
Office Supplies
Office Supplies
0.5%
0.5%
36
36
Cold Food Items
Cold Food Items
0.5%
0.5%
37
37
Fifo
Fifo
0.4%
0.4%
38
38
Waste Control Guidelines
Waste Control Guidelines
0.4%
0.4%
39
39
Large Quantities
Large Quantities
0.4%
0.4%
40
40
Kitchen Inventory
Kitchen Inventory
0.4%
0.4%
41
41
Staff Members
Staff Members
0.4%
0.4%
42
42
Necessary Supplies
Necessary Supplies
0.4%
0.4%
43
43
Different Types
Different Types
0.4%
0.4%
44
44
Company Standards
Company Standards
0.4%
0.4%
45
45
Necessary Steps
Necessary Steps
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
New Items
New Items
0.3%
0.3%
47
47
Drink Orders
Drink Orders
0.3%
0.3%
48
48
Proper Procedures
Proper Procedures
0.3%
0.3%
49
49
Presentation Specifications
Presentation Specifications
0.3%
0.3%

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