Sample Head Cook Resume

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A head cook resume should focus on the applicant's experience, training, and readiness to accept employment. All head cook resumes should mention all of the above, as shown in the following example.

Joseph Job-Seeker
10 Pettit Avenue
Any Town, USA 9999
Home: (888) 888-8888
Cell: (888) 888-7777


Position as a Head Cook


Trained and degreed culinary artist; good communication and leadership skills; creative meal planner; excellent organization and implementation.


Head Cook, 2000 to present:

Sam's Steak House, Big City, USA.

Primary duties include planning, overseeing, and executing a broad menu from appetizers to desserts, ordering supplies, supervising kitchen staff, and managing all functions related to cooking meals.

Assistant to Head Cook, 1998-2000:

Capital Conservation Studies, Inc. Small Town, USA.

Responsible for assisting head cook with day-to-day kitchen operations, ordering food supplies, overseeing cooking equipment for maintenance, repair, and replacement.


A.A., 1999
American Culinary Arts School, Any City, USA


National Association of Culinary Professionals

Secretary, 2005

NOTE: One to two-page head cook resumes are popular with potential employers. The head cook resume shown here is a shortened version of one that would attract a hiring manager. Use it as an example to build your own.