Chef Resume Sample

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Jane Smith


2014                             Buffalo Community College                             Buffalo, NY

 Associate’s, Culinary Arts


  • Developed & managed catering services for Glenwood Country Club, which increased the country club’s annual revenue by 35%.
  • Accomplished chef with expertise in fine-dining and family style restaurants.
  • Expertise in supervising all aspects of restaurant operations, which includes hiring staff, negotiating with suppliers and managing company accounts.


2014-Present                           Glenwood Country Club                        Buffalo, NY

Sous Chef/Catering Manager

  • Developed & managed catering services for Glenwood Country Club, which includes creating recipes and meal choices, managing staff and administering budget. Catering services have increased the country club’s revenues by 35%.
  • Created Excel database for administering catering events and monitoring expenditures for food, equipment and staff.
  • Served as a regional consultant to advise and train managers of company’s other restaurants/catering programs throughout New York and Massachusetts.

2012-2014                                  Burns Restaurant                                 Buffalo, NY

Sous Chef

  • Managed and developed marketing program for restaurant’s catering services; secured catering contracts for five-star hotel venues that increased restaurant’s annual catering revenue by 30%.
  • Assisted in management and training of cooking staff.

2010-2012                                   Wegmans Market                               Buffalo, NY

Pastry Chef/Line Cook

  • Created new line of gluten-free pastries and breads. Collaborated with marketing staff to advertise brand, which now is store’s top-selling pastry.
  • Served as line cook for store’s cafeteria; promoted to shift supervisor in 2011.


Ms Excel, PowerPoint, and Word; QuickBooks; Social Media Marketing Tools

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