Line Cook Resume

Professional Summary

Talented, and enthusiastic line cook with more than 7+ years of experience in managing kitchen stations and following recipe standards of restaurants. Highly committed to cleanliness, sanitations, and safety in food handling. Demonstrated ability to work with all types of equipment and tools for food preparation. Exceptional skills in gathering items before food preparation and assisting the chef. Strong passion for cooking and customer service with experience in preparing ethic and continental cuisines.

Summary of Skills

  • Excellent communication, listening, and time management skills
  • Strong knowledge of different types of cuisines and ability to prepare them as per the restaurant’s standards

  • Skilled in preparing delicious meal as per the menu

  • Ability to work in fast paced environment and handle orders with ease during rush hours

  • Thorough understanding of food preparation techniques and fine dining cooking

  • Exceptional knack for handling food preparation before and after cooking

  • Through knowledge of latest kitchen equipment and their usage

  • Knowledge of different types of cooking ingredients and procedures

  • Ability to walk and stand for long hours as well as lift, carry, and psh 50 pounds

Work Experience

Line Cook

Skyline Restaurant, Tigard, OR

July 2018 – Present

  • Assisting the chef in preparing food as per the menu

  • Garnishing food on the line following proper methods and focusing on sizes of portioning

  • Setting up the kitchen line as per the standards of the restaurant

  • Ensuring proper sanitations and cleanliness of the kitchen

  • Monitoring temperature for product and equipment

  • Inspecting and ensuring proper conditions of cooking tools and equipment and alerting the kitchen manager if repairs are required

  • Coordinating with the kitchen team, manager, and chef for estimating volume of food orders and getting ready for the same

Line Cook

Delight Dining, Tigard, OR

March 2015 – June 2018

  • Maintained inventory of raw items, food storage, and food quality
  • Prepared a variety of tasty dishes that helped the restaurant in increasing customers by 30%

  • Contributed to food production that served more than 200 customers in a day

  • Cooked meat, poultry, vegetarian, and seafood as per the menu and customer orders

  • Maintained cleanliness, hygiene, and safety in the kitchen

  • Garnished foods and performed proper food presentation

  • Disposed food waste at the end of the shift in compliance with the state and federal codes

Line Cook

Delight Dining, Tigard, OR

June 2012 – May 2015

  • Prepared seafood, meats, and vegetables items as per the menu
  • Assisted with stock inventory and reducing food wastage that saves a few thousand bucks for the establishment

  • Collected and worked of feeback from customers and provided them best dining experience

  • Prepared all ingredients necessary to handle customer orders for the day

  • Forecast expected volume of orders and did necessary preparation

  • Ensured plates, untensils, and cooking ware are cleaned and free of bacteria

  • Followed proper specifications as set by the establishment for preparing recipes

  • Maintained food safety, cooler and heating temperature logs

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Culinary Science

ABC Community College, Tigard, OR

2011

Certification

Food Preparing and Handling

ABC Community College, Tigard, OR

2011

Reference

On request.

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