Specialty Cook

Top Specialty Cook Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Specialty Cook. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Specialty Cook resumes they appeared on. For example, 32.0% of Specialty Cook resumes contained Food Preparation as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Specialty Cook actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. Food Preparation

high Demand
Here's how Food Preparation is used in Specialty Cook jobs:
  • Followed procedures for safe food preparation, assembly, and presentation.
  • Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils.
  • Clean food preparation areas, facilities, and equipment.
  • Ordered supplies and stocked them on shelves.Cleaned food preparation equipment, work areas, and counters and tables.
  • Performed simple food preparation tasks such as making sandwiches, carvingmeats, and brewing coffee.

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2. Cooking Surfaces

high Demand

3. Saut

high Demand
Here's how Saut is used in Specialty Cook jobs:
  • Worked grill, saut , & expediter stations.

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4. Sous

high Demand
Here's how Sous is used in Specialty Cook jobs:
  • Acted as an alternate in the case of Sous Chef's absence.

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5. Specialty Menu Items

high Demand
Here's how Specialty Menu Items is used in Specialty Cook jobs:
  • Prepare specialty menu items following specific methods that usually require short preparation time.

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6. Customer Service

high Demand
Here's how Customer Service is used in Specialty Cook jobs:
  • Maintained high standards of customer service during high-volume, fast-paced operations.
  • Provided Excellent Customer Service Kept food temped and fresh at all times Cleaned specialty food area during meal hours and after.

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7. Cuisine

average Demand
Here's how Cuisine is used in Specialty Cook jobs:
  • Cooked various cuisines, including, Asian, Italian, American, and other styles.

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8. Pantry

average Demand
Here's how Pantry is used in Specialty Cook jobs:
  • Rotate nightly based on business needs from Sautee, pantry and grill stations.
  • Worked fryer, grill, broil, pantry, and some sautee.
  • Work all stations, saut , grill, pantry, fryer, breakfast, in upscale American bistro .

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9. Kitchen Equipment

average Demand

10. Safety Procedures

average Demand

11. Haccp

average Demand

12. Cedars

average Demand

13. Additional Information

low Demand

14. Special Events

low Demand
Here's how Special Events is used in Specialty Cook jobs:
  • Recommended menu items to the Room Chef for new dish development, holidays, special events and promotions.

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15. Specific Food Items

low Demand
Here's how Specific Food Items is used in Specialty Cook jobs:
  • Measure ingredients required for specific food items being prepared.

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16. Fifo

low Demand

17. Dry Goods

low Demand

18. Product Quality

low Demand

19. Office Supplies

low Demand

20. Dinner Service

low Demand

21. Bakery Recipes

low Demand

20 Most Common Skill for a Specialty Cook

Food Preparation32.6%
Cooking Surfaces7.4%
Saut6.9%
Sous6.9%
Specialty Menu Items6.3%
Customer Service5.1%
Cuisine4.6%
Pantry3.4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Specialty Cook

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Food Preparation
Food Preparation
32%
32%
2
2
Cooking Surfaces
Cooking Surfaces
7.3%
7.3%
3
3
Saut
Saut
6.7%
6.7%
4
4
Sous
Sous
6.7%
6.7%
5
5
Specialty Menu Items
Specialty Menu Items
6.2%
6.2%
6
6
Customer Service
Customer Service
5.1%
5.1%
7
7
Cuisine
Cuisine
4.5%
4.5%
8
8
Pantry
Pantry
3.4%
3.4%
9
9
Kitchen Equipment
Kitchen Equipment
3.4%
3.4%
10
10
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
3.4%
3.4%
11
11
Haccp
Haccp
2.2%
2.2%
12
12
Cedars
Cedars
2.2%
2.2%
13
13
Additional Information
Additional Information
2.2%
2.2%
14
14
Special Events
Special Events
2.2%
2.2%
15
15
Specific Food Items
Specific Food Items
2.2%
2.2%
16
16
Fifo
Fifo
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
Dry Goods
Dry Goods
1.7%
1.7%
18
18
Product Quality
Product Quality
1.7%
1.7%
19
19
Office Supplies
Office Supplies
1.7%
1.7%
20
20
Dinner Service
Dinner Service
1.7%
1.7%
21
21
Bakery Recipes
Bakery Recipes
1.7%
1.7%

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