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Top 50 Lead Cook Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Lead Cook. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Lead Cook resumes they appeared on. For example, 32.9% of Lead Cook resumes contained Food Safety as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Lead Cook actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These Are The Most Important Skills For A Lead Cook

1. Food Safety
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Here's how Food Safety is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Prepare meals meeting food safety and sanitation regulations.
  • Performed proper food safety and sanitation procedures.
  • Practiced and implemented food safety practices.
  • Worked closely with management to update and upgrade food safety procedures.
  • Followed New York State health codes and food safety rules.
  • Labeled all food items per food safety and shelf-life standards.
  • Identified and reported all food safety concerns to management.
  • Work within required nutrition and food safety guidelines.
  • Ensured proper food safety and sanitation standards.
  • Regulate and practice food safety and sanitation.
  • Maintain food safety and clean kitchen.
  • Maintain a daily temperature log for all served items to ensure food safety All duties of a Line Cook, outlined below
  • Maintain all food safety handling, preparation, cooking, and holding at 11 times.
  • Maintain a safe working environment by using proper food handling skills and food safety guidelines
  • Take accurate Temp's for food safety.Put away stock.
  • Rotate through all stations within kitchen Maintain a high level of food safety and sanitation Ensure food is cooked and presented properly
  • Rotate between fryer, grill and garde manger station Ensure that kitchen is in compliance with food safety and sanitation standards
  • Assigned tasks and oversaw the direction of employees to ensure compliance with food safety procedures and quality control guidelines.
  • Improved on time management Accustom to a fast paced environment and deadlines Built on food safety knowledge
  • Monitored food temperatures of steam table according to food safety and holding time guidelines !

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2. Kitchen Equipment
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Here's how Kitchen Equipment is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Follow proper sanitation and safety procedures including knife handling and kitchen equipment.
  • Conducted daily inspections and maintained food sanitation and kitchen equipment safety reports.
  • Ensured safe operation of the kitchen equipment and adhere to safety/security guidelines.
  • Restocked assigned food station and reported maintenance needed for kitchen equipment.
  • Performed general sanitation requirements with kitchen equipment and food.
  • Operated various kitchen equipment and exceeded cleanliness standards.
  • Operated all kitchen equipment adeptly.
  • Requisition food supplies, kitchen equipment, and appliances, based on estimates of future needs.
  • Experience with all kitchen equipment such as slicer, mixer, and robot coupe.
  • Provided more safe work environment by organizing walk-in space and kitchen equipment.
  • Ensured stock control and kitchen equipment up to date and managed.
  • Maintained strong knowledge of cooking procedures and kitchen equipment.
  • Utilized and maintained the upkeep of commercial kitchen equipment.
  • Cleaned kitchen equipment and appliances.
  • Clean and maintain kitchen equipment.
  • Assist in overall sanitation of kitchen equipment Ensures kitchen production completed in timely manner
  • Update and maintain inventories of food and kitchen equipment and supplies; assist in timely stock ordering from onsite warehouse.
  • Designed and taught cooking classes to 18 4th and 5th graders Ensured the children's safety while using kitchen equipment
  • Prepared all meals for students and staff Proficient in various kitchen equipment Maintained forecast of menus Prepared audit of inventory
  • Prepared breakfast menu items Took daily inventory Cooked food menu items as customers' orders Operated kitchen equipments

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3. Customer Service
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Here's how Customer Service is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Managed wide variety of customer service and administrative tasks to resolve customer issues quickly and efficiently.
  • Practiced excellent customer service skills, obtained extensive cash handling experience, trained in inventory management.
  • Provided excellent customer service while interacting with guests.
  • Obtained skills/Trade: Well Skilled in the latest Microsoft office systems, customer service, and preparing event proposals.
  • Prepared, cooked, served meals, supervised shift employees, daily cleaning, inventory, and customer service
  • Answer calls and taking orders with a professional and efficient level of customer service.
  • Maintained customer service through managing residents' complaints in a friendly and positive manner.
  • Gained valuable knowledge in food and customer service in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Provided courteous and informative customer service in an open kitchen format.
  • Lead point person on customer service and resolving customer concerns.
  • Establish standards for personnel performance and customer service.
  • Cook, supervisor, cashier, customer service
  • Maintained for quality and customer service.
  • Performed duties as a server as needed and ensured that customer service was maintained as a top priority.
  • cashier, customer service, answering phone orders, breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Work well with the general public, provide great customer service skills.
  • Solve any and all customer service issues or conflicts when necessary
  • Provided excellent customer service Multi-tasking in a fast paced environment Great communication and team work
  • Supervised Employees Closed up the store Customer Service Trained and supervise other employees.
  • Head Cook * Inventory * Cashier * Opening & Closing Operations * Waitress * Customer service/ Conflict Management * Night Supervisor

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4. Dinner Service
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Here's how Dinner Service is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Created sauces for dinner service using local and available ingredients using cost effective skills and cross utilization for simplicity.
  • Lunch Time Line and Dinner Cook, Afternoon Prep for Dinner Service such as salads burgers and steak raps.
  • Learned the basic skills to lead & operate the main production line, during lunch & dinner service.
  • HEAD COOK- Prepped kitchen for lunch and dinner service, prepared all food following specific food safety guidelines.
  • March 2014 Set up, execution, and breakdown of breakfast, lunch, and dinner services.
  • Prepared hot dishes used throughout lunch and dinner service as well as work the made-to-order station.
  • Prepped and stocked all kitchen stations with appropriate supplies for breakfast, lunch and dinner services.
  • Supervised a crew of five in recipe production and general operations during dinner service.
  • Manage and coordinate kitchen operations for dinner service at a busy restaurant.
  • Supervised the tray line during dinner service and the kitchen closing duties.
  • Set up front of the house for breakfast and dinner service.
  • Worked all stations for breakfast, lunch and dinner service.
  • Set up stations in preparation for lunch and dinner service.
  • Cooked foods to order during lunch and dinner services.
  • Cooked service dishes for breakfast Lunch and dinner service.
  • Prepared the buffet and salad bar for dinner service.
  • Prepared all sauces for dinner service.
  • Prepped all my mise en place for dinner service.
  • Line cook for lunch/dinner services.
  • Facilitated all sauce preparation for lunch and dinner services. "

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5. Safety Standards
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Here's how Safety Standards is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards.
  • Monitor sanitation practices and follow kitchen safety standards.
  • Monitor compliance with health and safety standards regarding food preparation and serving in lodging and dining facilities.
  • Maintained kitchen equipment and station quality in accordance to state sanitation, nutrition and safety standards.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment that upholds food-handling and health and safety standards.
  • Take full responsibility of the restaurant kitchen and adhere to the safety standards.
  • Make sure that sanitation, housekeeping, and safety standards are being followed.
  • Maintained sanitation, health and safety standards in accordance with state regulations.
  • Maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards in work areas.
  • Handle the tasks of maintaining kitchen sanitation and safety standards.
  • Rotate food and check temperatures to ensure safety standards.
  • Cook food, follow restaurant safety standards and guidelines.
  • Maintained health and safety standards for food preparation.
  • Maintained sanitation and safety standards in a kitchen.
  • Adhered to sanitation and safety standards.
  • Maintain health and safety standards.
  • Maintained health and safety standards and regulations Prepped food items safely, neatly and efficiently
  • Maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards in work areas Clean, stock, and restock workstations and display cases.
  • maintained compliance with the Health Department Safety standards.
  • Followed all safety standards Provided friendly and helpful customer service Supervised employees.

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7. Saut
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Here's how Saut is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Hired to open, setup and run the saute area prior to the restaurants grand opening.
  • Worked broiler and saute stations.
  • Hired just after their Opening to run the Saute area.
  • Prepared items for broiling, grilling, frying, saut
  • Open the store and sometimes close work grill,fry,saute,and salad station also prep when needed
  • Cooked foods by baking, roasting, broiling, frying, saut , steaming and grilling.
  • Worked all kitchen stations including prep, broiler, saut , soups, sauces and bakery.
  • Cooked ala carte for the resort's Navajo Restaurant; Sauteed, broiled and pantry.
  • Cooked in all stations saute, pantry and broil, ala carte cooking for restaurant.
  • Executed various kitchen stations and assisted with meat, fish, saut or pantry.
  • Worked salads, pizzas, grill, fry and saut stations.
  • Lead cook saut grill fry and prep
  • Line Cook - Saut and Broiler Stations
  • Prepared Lunch such as soups, grill, fry, salads, pot cooking, and saut .
  • Cooked foods by broiling, frying, saut?ing, grilling.
  • Grill, saut , sides, expedite.
  • Train grill cooks on saut , kitchen sanitation Responsible for ordering of food products and cleaning
  • Managed all food preparation stations including grill, garde manger, saut and prep.
  • Prepared soup de jour along with plate lunch and worked saut and grill during service
  • Work saut , appetizers, grill, salad stations and expeditor.

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8. Cooking Surfaces
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Here's how Cooking Surfaces is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Cleaned food preparation areas, cooking surfaces and utensils Ordered and take delivery of supplies.
  • Served food to facility residents and employees- Clean food preparations areas, cooking surfaces and utensils
  • Monitor and maintain clean working area and cooking surfaces to make pizzas.
  • Cleaned food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils.
  • Cook and package batches of food such as hamburgers and fried chicken Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces and utensils
  • Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils & maintain sanitation & safety standards in work areas.
  • Clean foodpreparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils.

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9. Storage Areas
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Here's how Storage Areas is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Stored food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage or cross-contamination.
  • Maintain organized and clean stocking areas including refrigerator, freezer, and dry storage areas for each outlet.
  • Ensured that all areas of the kitchen including storage areas are kept meticulously clean and tidy.
  • Assist with cleaning, hygiene, and organization of kitchen barge in coolers /storage areas.
  • Take and record temperature of food and food storage areas such as refrigerators and freezers.
  • Stored food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage and increase shelf life.
  • Assist the Food Service Director in ordering produce and supplies while maintaining storage areas.
  • Organize and clean the kitchen, storage areas, walk-in and freezers.
  • Place clean dishes, utensils, or cooking equipment in storage areas.
  • Check incoming orders for correct items and put in proper storage areas.
  • Maintained a safe and sanitary kitchen, pantry and storage areas.
  • Organized and labeled all cooler, dry and freezer storage areas
  • Followed a cleaning schedule for designated equipment and storage areas.
  • Consolidated walk-ins and storage Areas, ordering and inventory.
  • Inspected food preparation and storage areas.
  • Make sure all storage areas are tidy and all products are stored appropriately Constantly use safe and hygienic food handling practices.
  • Created par levels, organized storage areas, designed the line set up, determined order of service, etc.
  • Receive and store food supplies, equipment, and utensils in refrigerators, cupboards, and other storage areas.
  • Supervised organization and sanitation of dining rooms, kitchen, storage areas and loading dock.
  • Make sure all storage areas are tidy and all products are stored appropriately.

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10. Special Diets
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Here's how Special Diets is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Assisted in the planning of special events and also prepared special diets, such as mechanical soft and puree.
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner, individual orders, specialty orders for residents on special diets, and snacks.
  • Prepare food for special diets, set up kitchen, and work with forecasting and production guides.
  • Managed by EskatonPrepared meals according to menu for memory care unit with special diets.
  • Utilize standardized recipe cards for regular and special diets menus.
  • Assisted living meals with special diets and independent residents.
  • Catered to resident's dining needs and special diets.
  • Prepared food for special diets or diet needs.
  • Do therapeutic, modification and special diets.
  • Prepared special diets according to prescribed standards.
  • Cook foodstuffs according to menus, special diets or nutritional restrictions, or numbers of portions to be served.
  • Prepared and cooked meals for residents to comply with special dietsDishes, cleaning and other kitchen duties
  • Prepare a variety of meals and special diets for residents Overseeing staff in absence of food director
  • worked in a senior care center doing special diets and mechanical soft foods
  • Have done special diets,incudling 1200 cal.
  • Maintained a clean environment in the kitchen.Followed dietary needs for children with severe allergies and special diets.Documented food record.Documented cleaning record.
  • Cook residents meals Follow pre-determined recipes Puree food for special diets Supervise other kitchen staff Build relationships and friendships with residents
  • jump in when needed.order foods schedule staff, inventory special diets,puree ground chopped nsa diabetic.etc .

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11. Staff Members
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Here's how Staff Members is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Assisted in food preparation Filled out appropriate paperwork Supervised lower skilled staff members
  • Provided mandatory training and support to staff members to increase their work capabilities, competencies, including efficient customer service skills.
  • Led, supervised and directed a comprehensive team of four culinary staff members of proper cooking and safe food preparation procedures.
  • Ensured the quality of all food served and trained new staff members as per company policies, methods and procedures.
  • Demonstrated the ability to promote and foster a strong team environment with multiple combinations of staff members.
  • Assisted in the hiring and training of all new staff members in numerous positions within the store.
  • Prepared a spec book to help train new staff members to follow recipes and preparation guidelines.
  • Opened up kitchen and prepared breakfast and lunch for 58 Residents and 22 Staff members.
  • Supervised a four person team out of eighteen staff members in the kitchen department.
  • Support all staff members and shifts to work has team to execute service.
  • Perpetuated proper safety, sanitation, and food handling from all staff members.
  • Managed and supervised 12 staff members on a day to day basis.
  • Give direction to staff members, and answer questions as needed.
  • Maintained a clean, safe work environment for all staff members.
  • Certified trainer and mentor for new staff members.
  • Established relationships with other staff members and residents.
  • Provide mentoring for kitchen staff members.
  • Prepared over 500 meals daily for staff members and visitors at the cafeteria and the onsite day care.
  • Conduct line checks and preshift meetings with all staff members.
  • Prepare Breakfast and Lunch for Customers, Staff Members and Patients Help on Grill Prepare "Meals to Go" Meals

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12. Daily Specials
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Here's how Daily Specials is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Assisted in organizing and facilitating promotional events; daily specials, outdoor events, and changes in operating hours.
  • Prepared all items as needed from scratch, such as sauces, soups, deserts and daily specials.
  • Develop daily specials to utilize product in house that will be wasted out if not used.
  • Prepared all menu items, as well as daily specials and soups, from scratch ingredients.
  • Created daily specials, Holiday Menus, and special diets according to prescribed standards.
  • Determined necessary food preparations for morning prep cooks, writing/pricing of daily specials.
  • Assisted with menu development, including daily specials and new menu items.
  • Worked with the owner to develop menu items and daily specials.
  • Inform Chef of excess food items for use in daily specials.
  • Start my kitchen setup of turning grill on make daily specials.
  • Create daily specials with the help of the executive chef.
  • Maintained complete knowledge of restaurant menu, including daily specials.
  • Developed daily specials to coincide with the daily menu items.
  • Assisted Kitchen Manager in daily specials and catering functions.
  • Create, plan and cook all daily specials.
  • Assisted with creation of daily specials and catering .
  • Lead lunch service Create daily specials
  • Consult chef with daily specials, broiler station, saut station, soups and sauces.
  • Created daily specials for ala carte service.
  • included overseeing fine dining a la carte kitchen, creating daily specials, cooksupervision and expediting.

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13. High Volume
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Here's how High Volume is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Prepare various items at high volumes for a busy cafeteria in a corporate building including pizzas, casseroles, and deserts.
  • Lead kitchen team through high volume service for breakfast and lunch rush for both restaurant and hotel room service.
  • Trained in all outlets of the resort, including fine dining, high volume, banquets, and catering.
  • Experience on all line positions including a wood burning grill at a very high volume, upscale restaurant.
  • Learned all stations and helped maintain quality control and short ticket times during high volume service.
  • Lead cook and cashier on my shift, working in a high volume snack bar.
  • Assisted with operations of multiple settings from high volume buffets to fine dining establishments.
  • Maintained high standards of customer service during high volume, fast paced operation.
  • Trained many new employees in a high volume, home-style southern cuisine restaurant.
  • Cooked foodstuffs as part of a team during very high volume periods
  • Experience of high volume catering in a busy work place.
  • Use mass production kitchen equipment for high volume of service.
  • Prepared all hot entr e items for high volume.
  • Lead cook, for a high volume kitchen.
  • Prepared simple foods at a high volume.
  • Manage a high volume kitchen.
  • Handled high volume food orders.
  • Prepared meals in accord with high volume banquet events and applicable food service sanitation standards.
  • Cook meals in high volume kitchen with exceptional quality emphazing fine details, precision and presentation
  • Cook at a high volume pace .

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14. Sous
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Here's how Sous is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Assisted Executive Chef and Sous Chef in the planning of special occasion and seasonal meals.
  • Participate in the training of new team members; coordinate training schedules for sous chefs.
  • Perform any additional duties as required at the request of Sous or Executive Chefs.
  • Assisted the Sous Chef with the organization and distribution of food for service.
  • Prepare and expedite meals as instructed by Head Chef and Sous Chef.
  • Answer, report and follow executive or sous chef's instructions.
  • Worked directly with sous chef to produce new menus and specials.
  • Helped Sous Chef with planning for several high-profile functions.
  • Delegated tasks and helped Sous Chef run shifts.
  • Assisted Sous Chef in managing daily activities.
  • Direct support to Sous Chef.
  • Lead Cook manages cooks 3-1 works side by side with sous chefs and head chefs.
  • Assume responsibility for the day-to-day culinary operation including banquets Assist Sous chefs completing departmental schedules when needed.
  • Lead Cook/Sous chef Trained Staff of 7 in Basic French cooking techniques and other aspects of the kitchen.
  • Assist with all duties as assigned by Sous Chef.
  • Helped executive sous chef to train kitchen personnel.
  • Recognized for leadership skills and overall staff management in absence of sous chef Facilitated onboarding and training of new staff
  • Lead Cook, Hopcat Support sous chef with organization of evening kitchen staff.
  • Assisted sous chef with kitchen operations while maintaining full time student schedule.
  • Executed duties of the Sous Chef Purchasing Inventory Managed Hot Line Banquets for up to 500 Ice Sculpting

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15. Special Events
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Here's how Special Events is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Planned lunch, dinner and bar menus, as well as special menus for in-house special events and catering.
  • Recommended menu items to the Executive Chef for new dish development, holidays, special events and promotions.
  • Worked closely with the chef and cooks to determine menu plans for special events or occasions.
  • Worked with client to provide catering needs for business meetings, conferences and other special events.
  • Organized special events in the restaurant, including receptions, promotions and corporate luncheons.
  • Produced over 90 Portions of recipes for special events and special dietary needs.
  • Participated in menu selection, food preparation, and cooking for special events.
  • Greeted customer, worked bar back, worked security for special events.
  • Served as Banquet Chef for all school special events and meetings.
  • Baked and decorated cake sculptures for special events by customer request.
  • Work special events catering to the customers wants and needs.
  • Prepared breakfast and lunch meals and meals for special events.
  • Assist the Exec Chef on Special Events and Catering.
  • Designed menus for sixty-plus for banquets and special events.
  • Organized special events in the restaurant, including receptions.
  • Assisted Executive Chef with special events and VIP guests.
  • Assist chef catering special events and private parties.
  • Catered weddings and special events banquets.
  • Cater special events as required.
  • Prepare and work the Saut station Receiver: receive deliveries for the day shift Menu development for Banquets and special events

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16. Quality Standards
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Here's how Quality Standards is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Prepared food items in accordance with production requirements and quality standards while maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment.
  • Increased sanitation and quality standards, as well as implemented new organizational and production procedures.
  • Maintained quality standards for food preparation.
  • Manage all meats, poultry and fish before cooking and ensure all quality standards are met by sanitary and health guidelines.
  • Establish menus and products that are in line with food cost projections, operational feasibility, quality standards and guest satisfaction.
  • Complied consistently with standard portion sizes and cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures.
  • Maintained and exceed quality standards of restaurants, and overseen all aspects in training, recipe and execute proper.
  • Prepared and cooked food according to recipes, quality standards, presentation standards and food preparation checklist.
  • Modify processes for routing and meeting orders according to time and quality standards.
  • Inspected and verified all prepared food met required quality standards and quantity Skills.
  • Ensured all food served is arranged properly, and exceeded required quality standards.
  • Cooked meals to order and ensured all quality standards are met.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Checked food products to ensure quality standards.
  • Performed skilled cooking duties and coordinates services to ensure high quality standards of food production and services.
  • Buffet style cooking Cooked and prepped for upwards of 600 plus customers Consistently attained high food quality standards
  • Tasked with maintaining expert quality standards of cold prep, broiler/saut , and banquet services.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attainedd high foof quality standards.
  • Safeguard food quality and service quality standards Catering Assistant Expedite patient food lines Track temperature books and requisitions required for shifts
  • Prepare sauces and fillings Ensured staff met quality standards Rotate stations when employees are off Inventory of products on hand

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17. Inventory Control
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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Managed different areas of restaurant operations such as customer relations, vendors relations, and inventory control.
  • Manage purchasing and inventory control to ensure sufficient levels of high-quality product while eliminating waste.
  • Assisted management with monthly inventory control and weekly stock ordering.
  • Performed inventory control ensuring accuracy and that inventory matched invoicing.
  • Perform inventory control, insuring quality of delivered products.
  • Completed food inventories for ordering and inventory control.
  • Provided inventory control and ordered supplies.
  • Supply procurement and inventory control.
  • Ordered food and conducted daily and weekly inventory control duties, managing with an emphasis on accountability.
  • Ensured Consistency in Food Quality and Presentation, and participated in Inventory Control on a weekly basis.
  • Maintained quality control logs, operation of all kitchen equipment, inventory control and menu planning.
  • Assist Chef with inventory control, purchasing, menu development and recipe testing.
  • Ordered food and supplies, maintained inventory controls and supervised kitchen operations.
  • Follow inventory control procedures to reduce product loss.
  • Maintained inventory controls and ordered supplies as needed.
  • Assisted chef in daily meals preparation, supervised kitchen staff and inventory control.
  • engaged and sales transactions, inventory control and balanced cash register receipts.
  • Inventory control and scheduling of employees Assisting the Sous Chef in coordinating new menu items Oversee and train new line cooks
  • Planned and scheduled breakfast and lunch meals Cook Meals for students and staff Inventory Control Accounting and billing
  • Lead Cook Hostess On-Site and Off-Site Catering Inventory Control Ordering Expediting Cooking Customer Service Opening and Closing Supervisor 10 other cooks

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18. New Cooks
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Here's how New Cooks is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Trained and managed new cooks and achieved significant improvements in their productivity.
  • Cooked and prepared food for 800 college students, trained and monitored new cooks, ordered supplies, interviewed new cooks.
  • Train new cooks, Handle customer issues, some bookkeeping, Handle cash, Inventory control, Interact with vendors.
  • Assisted with training of new Cooks including menu item set-up, portion control, cleaning duties.
  • Mentored and trained new cooks especially those starting in the wood oven Neapolitan pizza department.
  • Train new cooks on our menu as well as come up with new menu items.
  • Initial training, paperwork, and evaluating new cooks for new employees.
  • Trained new cooks and other employees in preparations and presentations of food.
  • Trained new cooks and made sure that they were on task.
  • Trained new cooks in conjunction to procedures practiced by the restaurant.
  • Trained all new cooks using state guideline requirements.
  • Trained all new cooks as hired.
  • Trained new cooks on the menu.
  • Provided training for all new cooks.
  • Lead Cook - train new cooks, cook orders, customer service, open - close store.
  • Trained all new cooks on proper cooking, cleaning, closing and opening procedures *Organized and set up in house displays
  • service and hiring and training new cooks.
  • Lead cook,prepare food/flip food .Train new cooks on procedure as well as ingredient to food
  • Help unload delivery trucks Stock and organize deliveries Train new cooks Help maintain inventory list
  • Managed Cook-line * Maintained consistant excellent food quality exceeding company standarts * Trained new cooks to company standart

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19. Line Cooks
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Here's how Line Cooks is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Assisted the executive chef by liaising between him, the customers, line cooks and food servers.
  • Supervised and trained line cooks by closely monitoring labor and leading the development of strong core competencies.
  • Trained line cooks on specific recipes including appropriate portions, ingredients, cook time etc.
  • Complete all prep work and supervise line cooks and other staff.
  • Open Prep or Close prep; Lead other Line Cooks; Expediter
  • Supervised the line cooks productivity and execution of dishes.
  • Train line cooks to properly cook and plate dishes.
  • Relieved line cooks for proper breaks and lunch meals.
  • Trained Line Cooks on menu food preparation.
  • Train and assist other line cooks.
  • Trained all new line cooks.
  • Supervised activities of line cooks.
  • Prepare large quantities of soups, salads, sauces for the line cooks.
  • Lead night shift cook in charge of line cooks and wait staff.
  • Lead the meals, menus and other line cooks Took all responsibilities for any and all assignments
  • Expedited food service line and supervised line cooks production * Inventory and product ordering
  • assisted line cooks when help was needed to deliver items to guests in a timely manner.
  • Assisted other line cooks Prepared dishes & serving amounts Supervised the preparation, flavoring & cooking process
  • Coordinated line staff Performed general prep Performed all line cooks duties, such as sautee and grill
  • Managed line cooks .Banquet supervisor, menu development, staffing, ordering

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20. Daily Operations
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  • Executed daily operations of preparing food as ordered.
  • Executed daily operations of kitchen.
  • Prepared food to restaurant standards and assisted team leaders with daily operations to achieve and set the standards for customer service.
  • Created Menu, prepared dishes, Catered various parties, Ran the daily operations dealing with the kitchen and food preparations-
  • Assisted owner/chef with opening new food truck and daily operations including food/beverage orders, food preparation and guest services.
  • Reported to a Banquet Chef and was responsible for the daily operations of a single kitchen.
  • Executed Daily Operations for a 650-person school, including supervision of kitchen and all catering functions.
  • Executed daily operations of menus, including breakfast buffet, in house lunches and dinners.
  • Receive food ingredients and supplies from main kitchen and pantry as required for daily operations.
  • Create menu items and recipes for daily operations as well as special events.
  • Train new cooks on daily operations and procedures along with menu items.
  • Oversee daily operations of full service restaurant, 50-500 covers daily.
  • Supervised daily operations of p/t or f/t kitchen staff.
  • Oversee daily operations of restaurant and retail store.
  • Executed daily operations of cook's aisle.
  • Executed daily operations of prep area and achieved significant improvements in productivity..
  • Lead cook over see the daily operations of the kitchen and prepare orders and expedite
  • Supervised and maintained daily operations of kitchen and employees Prepared standard quick menu items Food ordering
  • Open and close restaurant * Prepare for daily operations and order products for store * Oversee all aspects of the line
  • Handle daily operations of front house resturant.Prepare cook to order meals and train new employees.

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21. Haccp
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  • Enforced safety procedures in accordance with facility policies and government regulations (Safe Staff-ServSafe certifications-HACCP).
  • Produced all recipes with strict adherence to HACCP, health codes, safety guidelines and productivity standards.
  • Adhered to all proper handling of food product and temperature guidelines, record keeping, and HACCP.
  • Supervised patient, retail and catering services food production ensuring recipe compliance and proper HACCP procedures.
  • Conducted crew meetings monthly to inform staff of HACCP and OSHA updated guidelines.
  • Use of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point Management Systems (HACCP).
  • Use of food quality guidelines such as FIFO and HACCP.
  • Execute catering venues Enforcing HACCP control on a daily basis.
  • Used HACCP guidelines and procedures for all food handling.
  • Complied with HACCP regulations and maintained HIPAA standards.
  • Maintained all HACCP and safety records.
  • Adhered to HACCP plan and recipes.
  • Implemented and trained HACCP Established production levels and inventory controls.
  • Served as Unit HACCP and Safety Coordinstor.
  • Organize, prepare, and serve meals to residents Oversee and coordinate a small staff Ensure food safety and HACCP standards
  • Received 2015 MVP served award 2013 Employee of the Year award Complete knowledge of and adherence to applicable HACCP guidelines
  • Adhere to HACCP guidelines to ensure efficient, safe and sanitary food production, preparation and presentation .
  • Maintain kitchen cleanliness Make sure all knife logs and haccps are up to date
  • Lead Cook Patient Tray Line Prepare Breakfast items for patients Prepare Lunch items for patients Fill Production Sheets and HACCP sheets
  • Trained other employees Accomplishments Show employee proper use of sanitation, haccp how to cook foods and proper storage.

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22. Portion Control
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  • Monitored portion control among other cooks and reported any discrepancies to Management.
  • Prepared quality products while maintaining proper food safety practices, portion control and presentation within service goal times.
  • Ensured that all dishes where according to recipes and portion controlled to keep food cost to a minimum.
  • Prepare portions, serve and store items according to recipes production sheets, portion controls and procedures.
  • Interacted with students, as well as staff on suggestions, portions, and portion control.
  • Checked and controlled the proper storage of product and portion control, especially high cost meat.
  • Job included food preparation, plate presentation, portion control, and maintaining sanitation standards.
  • Cooked foodstuffs according to standard menus, special dietary and nutritional restrictions and portion controls.
  • Follow recipes, portion controls, and presentation Specifications as set by the restaurant.
  • Expedite food and ensure standards of presentation and portion control are adhered to.
  • Be aware of items on the menu and portion controls.
  • Prepare meals, maintain portion control and minimize waste.
  • Assembled food orders while maintaining appropriate portion control.
  • Monitor and adhere to portion control standards.
  • Ensured that all recipes , portion controls and plating presentations were followed to standard by all culinary staff.
  • Trained cooks in making new recipies and portion controls and costs to improve guest experience.
  • Supervised all kitchen personnel Ensured all food met standards of recipes and portion control Maintained all cleanliness standards on preparation
  • Checked food service for portion control, serving temperatures, food quality, and sanitary procedures.
  • Ensured proper trayline service with regards to resident diets, texture,and portion control.
  • Lead Cook Strict Budget control Follow standardize Recipes Portion Control Cleanliness & Sanitation

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23. Meal Prep
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  • Managed and oversaw the satisfactory completion of daily tasks including meal preparation, and kitchen sanitation.
  • Assist chef in meal preparation, including cutting meat, rotating food, cooking and serving more than 300 patrons daily.
  • Directed and assisted cooks with meal preparations* Oversaw preparation of resident's meals that required modified and therapeutic diets.
  • Managed meal preparation for a variety of events for approximately 100 - 200 guests per event / holiday.
  • Participated in meal menus, meal preparation, inventory, and food ordering.
  • Planned meal preparation, coordinated staff, and participated in marketing events.
  • Oversee meal preparations as directed by Dining Services Director and Sous Chef.
  • Create and submit event contracts with regard to meal preparation and delivery.
  • Manage 10 staffs in meal preparations, cleaning and other duties.
  • Completed demanding, fast-paced meal preparation during brunch and breakfast service.
  • Supervised meal preparation, feeding, and disposition in facility.
  • Assisted Food Service Manager with meal preparation.
  • Helped with meal preparation and serving.
  • Lead Cook/Maintenance Managed small crew of employees for day to day activities including schedules, training and meal preparations.
  • Cleaned after eachmeal prep food for next day and be present when state inspection came
  • delegated, meal preparation, planned weekly menu, inventory, rotated new items.
  • Executed meal preparation and plating for Executive Chef and owner.2.
  • supervised 2-3 dietary employees in sanitation and meal preparation.
  • Ensured proper meal preparation and diet specifications * Responsible for training incoming Cooks and Dietary Aides * Developed skills in conflict resolution
  • Assist head chef with meal preparation Ensured health standards compliance Submitted restaurant info and advertisements to local food magazine

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24. Company Standards
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  • Supported and adhered to Company Standards for Operations, Marketing/Communications and Brand Identity.
  • Completed required paperwork accurately and timely per company standards.
  • Maintained a neat, well groomed appearance including impeccable personal hygiene, hair restraint and minimal jewelry that met company standards.
  • Monitor concession cooks for preparedness for work, proper handling and preparation of food and accuracy in performance per company standards.
  • Scheduled, organized and ensured employees were present on time and work was complete according with company standards.
  • Work closely with management and service to ensure the food and service is up to company standards.
  • Worked grill, fry, and cold station to perfection excelling at customer service and company standards.
  • Prepared meals to order, ensured foods were stored and served at appropriate temperatures and company standards.
  • Maintain the hotel kitchen, prepare recipes and serve food according to health code and company standards.
  • Provided proper training and development through established systems and follows through to ensure compliance with company standards.
  • Deliver food and beverage items from expo and the service bar according to company standards.
  • Enforce company standards and polices as they applied to the workforce and site.
  • Prepared foods according to company standards and recipes to be used during shifts.
  • Prepare, cook and present food, quickly and efficiently meeting company standards.
  • Assisted the Chef in all kitchen operations and tasks according to company standards.
  • Ensured that kitchen was sanitized an up to company standards.
  • Trained new employees to perform to company standards.
  • Provided customer service and handling cash Took direct order under general manager while providing safety and company standards in food preparation.
  • Prepared all food items to company standards while maintaining a clean work station Assisted in training of employees.
  • Executed breakfast, Lunch and dinner Assisted with inventory and food cost Prepared menus according to company standards Hired and trained staff

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25. Customer Orders
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  • Record customer orders accurately, Prepare customer orders according to preference, Maintain a sanitary work environment
  • Control and maximize productivity through anticipated customer orders based on shift.
  • Prepared / Cooked selections of meats filled customer orders promptly for the suites and Maintained a sanitary work environment
  • Preformed cashier duties such as greeting customers, taking customer orders and handling money.
  • Recorded customer orders and repeated them back in a clear, understandable manner.
  • Prepare variety of dishes, dessert, and appetizer according to customer orders.
  • Prepared customer orders with speed and accuracy.
  • Prepare customer orders, Oversee kitchen staff
  • Request and record customer orders, and compute bills using cash registers, multicounting machines, or pencil and paper.
  • Take customer orders, make food, make coffee, train new employees, handle any register problems.
  • Requested customer orders and depressed keys of multi counting machine to simultaneously record order and compute bill.
  • take customer orders and supervise the team members, Count drawers and inventory.
  • Led five to eight employees to coordinate proper timing on customer orders.
  • Prepared customer orders in a fast pace environment Stocked items Personally delivered customer orders
  • Prepare food and drinks * Take customer orders and assist with front end of restaurant * Clean and Maintain machinery within facility
  • Handled customer orders Food prepped and cooked Dining room services
  • Maintained a clean and organized work space Abided by food regulations Followed customer orders and knowledgeable restrictions
  • Handled Customer Orders/Compliant Verified Cash Drawers/Safe with 100% Accuracy Employee Performance Reviews Supervised up to 8-15 Employees
  • Take customer orders via phone and in person Prepare customer orders Operate cash register Balance cash drawer Keep store clean and orderly
  • Take customer orders -Run cash registers -Run front & drive through -Count down cash registers -Pack orders -Take money to bank

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26. Timely Fashion
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  • Prepare and cook a variety of culinary delights meeting specifications within timely fashion in a fast paced setting.
  • Work together in a team oriented environment to proceed food in a timely fashionable manner.
  • Cooked food in a correct and timely fashion.
  • Deliver breakfast and lunch in timely fashions daily.
  • Cooked meals in a timely fashion, followed sanitation procedures, excellent plate presentation
  • Set up lead and solo functions, including driving and delivery to various sites all in a timely fashion.
  • Provided good quality smoked food items in a timely fashion for the expo servers to serve customers.
  • Maintain a high level of productivity to make sure orders are processed in a timely fashion.
  • Ensured that food met the highest quality standards and was served in a timely fashion.
  • Prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner for up to 225 guests in a timely fashion.
  • Fill food orders by selecting, assembling and measuring food items in a timely fashion.
  • Execute meals of quality in a timely fashion according to department and client standards.
  • Coordinate with a staff of seven to get food out in a timely fashion.
  • Act as lead cook preparing meals to order in a timely fashion.
  • Cooked food properly and in a timely fashion, using safety precautions.
  • Ensured orders were made in a timely fashion without mistakes.
  • Processed all sales transactions accurately and in a timely fashion.
  • Delivered food to customers houses in a timely fashion.
  • Handled monetary transactions Served customers and cooked pizza in a timely fashion
  • Prepare meals to order in a timely fashion * Restock the line throughout the shift * Clean and sanitize stations

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27. Fifo
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  • Practice FIFO (first in, first out) principle when obtaining stock/ingredients from storeroom, coolers or freezers.
  • Code dates and rotate each product using the first in, first out (FIFO) method of rotation.
  • Restock all items for food preparation as needed throughout shift using FIFO method with proper rotating and labeling.
  • Order food items through Shamrock, speaking to Sales manager and practicing FIFO procedures.
  • Stock inventory (FiFo) and monthly count of all food inventory in house.
  • Practice FIFO continually with staff*Maintain sanitized skills and keep galley and work areas clean.
  • Instilled proper food safety and walk-in up rotation (FIFO- first in first out)
  • Follow FIFO (first in-first out) procedures when pulling product for preparation.
  • Receive, rotate, label, and store product according to FIFO.
  • Receive orders/check invoices, rotate according to FIFO and organize walk in/freezer.
  • Maintain FIFO standards to ensure freshness of product and minimize waste.
  • Established a cleaning schedule and a new FIFO schedule.
  • Established a working FIFO system in the store room.
  • Rotated all food according to FIFO.
  • Put away the order following FIFO.
  • Rotate foods using FIFO standards.
  • Recieved and FIFO orders and inventory.
  • keep FIFO in place at all times and the Levy way keep a smile on your face at all times
  • help prepare grocery orders, put up truck, follow guidelines fifo.
  • Team member on cooks line Knowledge and experience in prep Inventory of truck orders Responsible for FIFO Certified trainer for cooks/prep

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28. Ensure Quality
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  • Manage outside vendor relationships to ensure quality and continuous availability of product is in place.
  • Maintained daily inventory to ensure quality kitchen operation.
  • Cook food in accordance with company recipes, clean and organize work stations, stock foodstuffs, and ensure quality satisfaction.
  • Direct co-workers proper product preparation * Ensure quality, service, and courtesy for customers * Train and develop employees
  • Observe and evaluate workers and work procedures to ensure quality standards and service, and complete disciplinary write-ups.
  • Wash dishes, pans, utensils to include knives, Ensure quality on finished food product.
  • Perform quality control to ensure quality and that the food is up to our expectations.
  • Observe and evaluate workers and work procedures in order to ensure quality standards and service.
  • Directed all the food production activities to ensure quality and proper preparation of food.
  • Conducted accurate inventories and proper food rotation to ensure quality and freshness.
  • Observed and evaluated employees and work procedures to ensure quality standards.
  • Work directly with chef to ensure quality and standards of production.
  • Worked with front of house management to ensure quality customer service.
  • Examined and checked all food items to ensure quality and accuracy.
  • Overlooked food preparation and kitchen staff to ensure quality production.
  • Garnished and expedited food orders to waitstaff to ensure quality.
  • Prepare daily menu items Ensure quality of food and sanitation Worked and helped open two fine dining restaurants - Mt.
  • Run shifts * Ensure quality product to customers Ensure safe and friendly work environment for consumers and workers alike
  • Carol (Manager) [ ] Supervised kitchen staff to ensure quality and efficiency.
  • Used haacp proficiently to ensure quality of products and cleanliness standards .

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29. BOH
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  • Developed a standardized inventory charting system for the resort's BOH to improve the program's ability to meet contractual requirements.
  • Assign and Oversee Production for BOH & FOH staff, food production as well as corporate and health code compliance.
  • Help in education of the FOH in products and procedures pertaining to both the BOH and FOH.
  • Worked my way up from Line Cook/ Prep Cook to Shift Lead and PM BOH Manager.
  • Manage, improve, and report activities of other BOH workers responsibilities and food preparation.
  • Inventory check of sauces and food items that are needed for BOH operation.
  • Write schedules for BOH and count inventory to place food orders.
  • Assisted in creating the training manual for BOH for new employees.
  • Work with FOH/BOH implementing new meal program.
  • Certified trainer on all BOH positions.
  • Trained BOH Employee's in Company Policy, Public Health Codes, All BOH Work Stations, Menu & Prep.
  • Hired and trained(FOH, BOH, Management).
  • Closed BOH as per restaurant SOP's.
  • Shift lead with BOH and FOH.
  • Inventory control and orders Quality control check, respecting FIFO (BOH Certification on Quality food & Sanitation)
  • Put together all the checks and and food leaving BOH.
  • Expedite Expert"- Run Shift (BOH)- Train crew- Maintain store cleanliness
  • Cook, Prep,Managed BOH , Assigned employees to work duties , stocked and checked food before served.
  • Developed Menu for Premade Meals in Cold Case Prepped Out & Cooked Ready Made Meals BOH Inventory & Ordering Offsite Catering
  • Help FOH with anything they need, ensure that FOH/BOHare working smoothly and address and solve any issues that may arise.

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30. Prep List
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  • Coordinated with Lead Chef in conducting daily inventory and organizing restaurant, including prep list and cleaning procedures.
  • Experience with prep lists, daily meat sheets, health codes, FIFO inventory, and staff training.
  • Prepared daily food prep list to be completed by all kitchen employees.
  • Guided cooks in the preparation of daily prep lists and job assignments.
  • Completed daily prep lists of composed items to be sold off site.
  • Make prep list, make sure everyone is following the list.
  • Read daily BEO's and provided appropriate, daily prep lists.
  • Prepared daily prep list for the day's menu.
  • Create inventory orders and prep lists for upcoming events.
  • Write daily prep list for prep team.
  • Organize employee prep lists daily.
  • Checked in orders as needed everyday, made prep list daily, and helped everyone to get their.
  • Prepare food according to the Menu -Make sure the prep list and cleaning list all being done.
  • Manage my team to successfully complete prep lists and timelines established by Chef de Cuisine.
  • Created prep list for daily and weekly menu planning Responsible for managing inventory.
  • Managed kitchen staff of three Responsible for food ordering and creating daily prep lists Night Line Cook
  • included opening and closing the restaurant, writing prep list, expediting, customer.
  • Wrote/executed prep list Completed ordering & inventory Menu development Recruiting and training.
  • Oversee daily food service production for guests and staff .Daily prep lists prepared for staff .Inventory Monitoring
  • line cook expo..assign prep list for employes also making sure food and guest are satisfied..cheaking cooler temps..and sanitation is fresh..

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31. Cost Control
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  • Truck order SchedulingWork cost control (cut employee when needed) Dishes Paperwork in computer or on paper Sign for truck delivers
  • Executed daily food service, quality, technique, portion, presentation and food cost control.
  • Led the productivity levels and utilized all product maintaining proper cost control and minimum waste.
  • Assisted the Chef Manger with inventory, purchasing, and menu development and cost control.
  • Managed inventory and cost control, and maintained food safety and quality.
  • Cost control and presentation Catering Chef In charge of all kitchen operation.
  • Assisted team leader with inventory, margin analysis and cost control.
  • Worked with our inventory network base to provide cost control food.
  • Provided training of new hires, inventory, and cost control.
  • Coordinated budget cost controls and inventory for food and supply budgets.5.
  • Managed portions and quantities to maintain proper cost control.
  • Monitored inventory levels and cost control during shift.
  • Ensured efficient food cost controls and inventory controls.
  • Ice Carving, Catering, Inventory control, Food Demostration, Food and Labor cost Control.
  • Create menus execute all back of house functions including somepurchasing, inventory and cost control.
  • Maintained kitchen cleanliness, product inventory, cost control.
  • Inventory management Portion and cost control Experience with Latin Cuisine
  • Inventory Management "Food Track"Food Cost Control/Employee Schedule/Menu Creation/Menu Cost/Recipes Creation and Cost/Employee Training.

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32. Safe Environment
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  • Provided safe environment for customers; logged refrigerator temperatures nightly; and performed daily clean-up routines under OSHA law.
  • Maintained clean and safe environment, including in the kitchen, bathrooms, building exterior, etc.
  • Maintained clean and safe environment with zero health or safety violations.
  • Assisted with establishing a safe environment for the children.
  • Maintain safe environment, prepare food to required temperatures.
  • Created a safe environment for the restaurant.
  • Keep a clean and safe environment by adhering to all federal, state and local sanitation and safety requirements.
  • Tasted and smelled all prepared dishes, and observed color, texture and garshes.Consistently kept a clean and safe environment.

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33. Temperature Logs
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Here's how Temperature Logs is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Keep production sheets/temperature logs/waste sheets.
  • Completed temperature logs as required.
  • Check temperature logs of refrigeration equipment, various foods, and check to see if items stored are labeled.
  • Monitored time temperature logs, inventory of kitchen, and all aspects in the preparation of all daily meals.
  • Maintain waste logs, temperature logs, requisition sheets, weekly inventory, and daily ordering sheets.
  • Maintain daily production records, waste tracking logs and temperature logs for food and equipment.
  • Maintain proper food safety via, temperature logs, station setup, etc.
  • Maintained food temperature logs before, during, and after lunch service.
  • Maintain paperwork for temperature logs, sanitation logs, and utensil count.
  • Supervised cooks in the preparation of food and upkeep of temperature logs.
  • Maintain temperature logs on hot foods, coolers, and freezer.
  • Maintained all proper HACCP, Daily logs and temperature logs.
  • Maintain temperature logs for walk in cooler and freezer.
  • Keep temperature logs on food, and refrigerator.
  • Teach new techniques to cooks complete temperature logs.
  • Maintain temperature logs and daily production sheets.
  • Fill out temperature logs daily.
  • assisted with scheduling of staff, kept track of waste logs, temperature logs, and ordering of products.
  • Inventory, temperature logs, Eccosure.
  • Maintain temperature logs Skills Used Knowledge of food handling and preparation.

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34. High Standards
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  • Maintained high standards in sanitation and safety and complied with regulatory guidelines.
  • Maintained high standards of customer service during high-volume, fast-paced operations.
  • Maintained high standards of cleanliness and sanitation by routinely cleaning work areas, glassware and silverware throughout each shift.
  • Supervised cooks to ensure the high standards of cleanliness and quality were being executed in every dish.
  • Provide excellent customer service by maintaining high standards and quick problem solving ideas as needed.
  • Follow established procedures to meet high standards of cleanliness, health, and safety.
  • Maintained high standards of quality and appearance for all food prepared and served.
  • Controlled and updated a $3,000 daily inventory to maintain high standards.
  • Clean kitchen after preparation and serving, maintains high standards of cleanliness.
  • Maintain high standards of service throughout the operational day.
  • Supervised employees to maintain high standards of the company.
  • Maintained high standards of cleanliness and sanitation.
  • Enforce and maintain high standards of hygiene.
  • Trained new employees to our high standards.
  • Ensured quality and high standards of product.
  • Maintained high standards of excellence.
  • Ensured high standards of sanitization and safe food handling procedures by all employees.

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35. Waste Control Guidelines
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Here's how Waste Control Guidelines is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Verified proper portion sizes and 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.

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37. Deep-Fat Fryers
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Here's how Deep-Fat Fryers is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Operate 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.
  • Operated griddles, deep-fat fryers, grills and other cooking equipment.
  • Operated large-volume cooking equipmentsuch as grills, deep-fat fryers and griddles.
  • Operate large volumecooking equipment such as grills and deep-fat fryers.

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38. Recipe Development
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Here's how Recipe Development is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Assisted with recipe development and ensured effective food presentation standards.
  • Worked on special projects, like recipe development and community outreach, for the Oxford Choice Food Pantry.
  • Assist in new menu development and standardize recipe development.
  • Led the charge and single-handedly managed recipe development for entire 4-page Pool Bar and Grill Menu.

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39. Personal Judgment
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Here's how Personal Judgment is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Season & cook food according to recipes & personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
  • Prepare and cooked food according to recipes and using personal judgment and experience.
  • Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
  • Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
  • Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.Prepared soup, and gravies for the day.
  • Added seasoning to foods during mixing and cooking, according to personal judgment and experience.

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40. Mix Ingredients
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Here's how Mix Ingredients is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Used standardized recipes, menus, personal knowledge and experience to measure, assemble and mix ingredients.
  • Mix ingredients for green salads, molded fruit salads, vegetable salads, and pasta salads.
  • Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients in bulk.
  • Mix ingredients such as pancake or waffle batters.
  • Mix ingredients such as batters.

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41. Ensure Cleanliness
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Here's how Ensure Cleanliness is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Checked station prior to leaving to ensure cleanliness, proper disposal/removal of food, and proper storing and labeling.
  • Clean and inspect galley equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas to ensure cleanliness and functional operation.
  • Informed patrons of establishment specialties and features Inspected dining and serving areas to ensure cleanliness and proper setup
  • Monitor dining area to ensure cleanliness, also maintaining stock rotation.
  • Inspected dining and serving areas to ensure cleanliness and proper setup.

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43. Dry Goods
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  • Assisted with planning and doing monthly inventory for all required raw materials and dry goods.
  • Manage daily produce, dry goods and protein orders.
  • Ensured coolers, pantry and dry goods were clean.
  • Maintained inventory of foods and dry goods.
  • Placed dry goods and produce orders.
  • Organized kitchen from tristes to utensils and such to all dry goods.
  • Assist chef with Sysco orders, products and dry goods.
  • Opened all stations, ran line during shifts Ordered food, and dry goods Asst.

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Here's how Prep Cooks is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Delegated tasks to line and prep cooks while ensuring quality, portion control, and proper par levels.
  • Managed and created daily specials, menu planning, scheduling and training of line and prep cooks.
  • Cooked food to order for patrons and supervised three cooks, two prep cooks and one dishwasher.
  • Supervised and trained a variety of employees including bus boys, dishwashers, and line/prep cooks.
  • Create a work list for prep cooks and cooks in lieu of daily kitchen operations.
  • Delegated duties to line cooks, and prep cooks to assure efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Delegated assigned tasks to the cooks, prep cooks, and stewards.
  • Train and direct new Prep Cooks, Servers, and Dishwashers.
  • Directed Prep Cooks and Dining Coordinators to aid in food preparation.
  • Led up to four prep cooks for entire meal production
  • Make Prep list for morning Prep Cooks and Sous.
  • Oversee the work of prep cooks and dishwashers.
  • Supervised line and prep cooks.
  • Trained line and prep cooks.
  • Inventory, food ordering, payroll, interviewing, separations, employee calendars, Trained all new line cooks/prep cooks.
  • Facilitated training for new prep cooks on servsafe handling & regulations as well as food allergies.
  • Station lead responsible for weekly menu planning, menu execution and service, supervise prep cooks
  • Lead to all of the chef's/line prep cooks with a staff of 12.
  • Assist food runners, carvers, prep cooks and utility persons .

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45. Product Quality
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Here's how Product Quality is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Followed recipes precisely to ensure product quality and limiting excessive amounts of throwaways or waste
  • Improved product quality and service efficiency.
  • Directed all activities related to customer service, product quality, expense/cost management, human resources, and facility appearance.
  • Lead the preparation and cooking of food orders in line with the recipe to actualize and exceed product quality standards.
  • Schedule and receive food deliveries, checking delivery contents to verify product quality and quantity.
  • Maintain accurate records of product quality and any associated loss.
  • Created menus, recipes, and standards for product quality.
  • Monitor team performance, product quality and production flow.
  • Maintained product quality and portion control.
  • Assisted with inventory organization * Product quality, daily opening of restaurant
  • Evaluate product quality before serving to institutional population Maintain safe and clean work area Meet food safety and preparation standards.

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46. Company Policies
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Here's how Company Policies is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Followed food safety procedures according to company policies and health and sanitation regulations.
  • Trained new workers on company policies and enforced safety regulations.
  • Trained all new employees on company policies and procedures, cooking techniques, sanitation and safety.
  • Managed a clean and sanitary kitchen environment in compliance with company policies at all times.
  • Follow all company policies and procedures to set the example for fellow employees.
  • Assist with training new hires on company policies and procedures.
  • Trained new kitchen staff instructing them according to company policies.
  • Submit invoices for customers in accordance with company policies.
  • Prepare and pack food according to company policies.
  • Adhere to company policies and dress code.
  • Controlled temperature of atmospheric cooking machines, refrigerators, and freezers Interpreted company policies to workers and enforced safety regulations.
  • Trained new kitchen staff in kitchen area and instructed them according to company policies Performed inventory weekly.
  • Cook orders in a timely fashion, in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Assist Souse Chef in maintaining all company policies an procedure are implemented 100% each shift.

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47. Regular Basis
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Here's how Regular Basis is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Prepare and cook foods of all types, either on a regular basis or for special guests or functions.
  • Prepare and cook foods of all types on a regular basis or when there's a change in menu.
  • Ensured quality of raw and cooked food items on a regular basis.
  • Hold buffets on a regular basis which serves 40 to 150 people.
  • Observe and report refrigerator and freezer temperatures on a regular basis.
  • Closed and thoroughly cleaned the store on a regular basis.
  • Closed restaurant on a regular basis.
  • Cleaned, wrapped, and labeled outgoing orders.Communicated operational issues and changes to supervisor on regular basis.

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48. Safety Requirements
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Here's how Safety Requirements is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Maintained cleanliness and a sanitary environment within kitchen area to meet all health and safety requirements.
  • Prepared quality food in large quantities ensuring safety requirements.
  • Order and receive deliveries, store foods in designated areas, while utilizing knowledge of HACCP and food safety requirements.
  • Maintained clean, safe work environment to comply with sanitation, ServSafe and safety requirements.
  • Maintained food inventory and Insured that the sanitation and safety requirements were meet.
  • Implemented company guidelines, health department, and fire and safety requirements.
  • Ensured that the kitchen met health and safety requirements.
  • Maintain sanitation, health, and safety requirements.
  • Make sure temperatures of food meet safety requirements .
  • Prepared healthy, appealing, flavorful food.Followed all federal, state, local sanitation safety requirements.Meetingcustomers needs.

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49. Ensure Conformance
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Here's how Ensure Conformance is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Monitored that sanitation practices were adhered to, inspected supplies, equipment and work areas to ensure conformance mandated by authorities.
  • Open and close restaurant; Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure conformance to established standards.
  • Supervised, tasted, smelled and observed food to ensure conformance with recipes and appearance standards.
  • Observe food to ensure conformance with recipes and appearance standards Maintain clean and sanitized areas.
  • Inspect supplies, equipment, or work areas to ensure conformance to established standards.
  • Inspected supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure conformance to health standards.
  • Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure conformance to established standards Contributed to a team environment

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50. Timely Operations
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Here's how Timely Operations is used in Lead Cook jobs:
  • Maintained smooth and timely operations in preparation and delivery of meals and kitchen sanitation.

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20 Most Common Skills For A Lead Cook

Food Safety

37.1%

Kitchen Equipment

26.8%

Customer Service

8.1%

Dinner Service

4.4%

Safety Standards

3.6%

Menu Items

2.2%

Saut

2.0%

Cooking Surfaces

1.7%

Storage Areas

1.7%

Special Diets

1.5%

Staff Members

1.4%

Daily Specials

1.4%

High Volume

1.4%

Sous

1.3%

Special Events

1.2%

Quality Standards

1.1%

Inventory Control

1.0%

New Cooks

0.8%

Line Cooks

0.8%

Daily Operations

0.7%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Lead Cook

Rank Skill
1 Food Safety 32.9%
2 Kitchen Equipment 23.7%
3 Customer Service 7.2%
4 Dinner Service 3.9%
5 Safety Standards 3.2%
6 Menu Items 1.9%
7 Saut 1.8%
8 Cooking Surfaces 1.5%
9 Storage Areas 1.5%
10 Special Diets 1.3%
11 Staff Members 1.2%
12 Daily Specials 1.2%
13 High Volume 1.2%
14 Sous 1.2%
15 Special Events 1.0%
16 Quality Standards 0.9%
17 Inventory Control 0.9%
18 New Cooks 0.7%
19 Line Cooks 0.7%
20 Daily Operations 0.7%
21 Haccp 0.6%
22 Portion Control 0.6%
23 Meal Prep 0.5%
24 Company Standards 0.4%
25 Customer Orders 0.4%
26 Timely Fashion 0.4%
27 Fifo 0.4%
28 Ensure Quality 0.4%
29 BOH 0.4%
30 Prep List 0.4%
31 Cost Control 0.4%
32 Safe Environment 0.4%
33 Temperature Logs 0.4%
34 High Standards 0.4%
35 Waste Control Guidelines 0.4%
36 Proper Portion Sizes 0.4%
37 Deep-Fat Fryers 0.4%
38 Recipe Development 0.4%
39 Personal Judgment 0.3%
40 Mix Ingredients 0.3%
41 Ensure Cleanliness 0.3%
42 Drywall Repair 0.3%
43 Dry Goods 0.3%
44 Prep Cooks 0.3%
45 Product Quality 0.3%
46 Company Policies 0.3%
47 Regular Basis 0.3%
48 Safety Requirements 0.3%
49 Ensure Conformance 0.3%
50 Timely Operations 0.3%
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