Food Service Manager

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  • Catering
  • Menu Development
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  • Sanitation
  • Food Preparation
  • Food Service
  • ServSafe
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Resume Skills: Event Management

  • Inventory Management
  • Food Safety
  • Cost Control
  • Marketing
  • Customer Service
  • Logistics
  • Process Scheduling
  • Vendor Management
  • Guest Relations
  • Risk Assessment
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Resume Skills: Management

  • Inventory Control
  • Menu Development
  • Vendor Relationship Management
  • Food Prep Supervision
  • Staff Management
  • Safety Compliance
  • Quality Assurance
  • Procedure Implementation
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Resume Skills: Technical

  • Point of Sale (POS) Systems
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Restaurant Management Software (Avero, Ctuit)
  • MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • POS Systems
  • Inventory Management Software
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Resume Skills: Food Service

Resume Skills: Software Proficiency

Resume Skills: Sanitation & Safety

Resume Skills: Languages

Resume Skills: Operational

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Your Name
Food Service Specialist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded April 2019 - Present
Food Service Specialist
Directed the food preparation of 500+ meals daily, adhering to strict military food safety and handling procedures to ensure quality.
Engineered a new inventory management system that reduced food wastage by 20% and saved the organization $15,000 annually.
Introduced a weekly menu rotation including dietary specific options, improving customer satisfaction by 35% and diversifying food offerings.
Supervised a team of 15 staff in daily foodservice operations, achieving a 98% performance rating as a team.
Developed and conducted regular food safety and hygiene training for all staff members, resulting in a 15% improvement in knowledge scores. July 2015 - March 2019
Head Chef
Managed the food service team in the preparation and presentation of 4-star meals to over 200 daily guests, earning the restaurant a 4.5-star rating on Yelp.
Planned and executed catering services for 100+ corporate and private events, consistently receiving positive feedback.
Optimized the ordering process, leading to 10% cost reduction in raw material procurement while improving food quality.
Spearheaded the restaurant's first social media campaign, resulting in an increase in reservations by 20%.
Olive Garden November 2012 - June 2015
Kitchen Manager
Oversaw daily operations in a high-volume retail foodservice setting, ensuring compliance with health and sanitation regulations.
Implemented a cooking system that improved staff productivity by 25%, increasing daily meal turnover.
Managed cash handling procedures, decreasing register discrepancies by 18%.
Resume Worded University July 2015
Master of Science - Culinary Arts
Specialization in modern cooking techniques
Resume Worded Institute June 2012
Certified Food Service Manager
Certified by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF)
Part-time Certification while working at Olive Garden
Kitchen Skills: Food Preparation, Menu Development, Safety & Sanitation, Baking & Pastry Techniques, Meat Preparation, Seafood Preparation
Management & Administrative: Inventory Management, Staff Scheduling, Training & Development, Cost Control, Vendor Relations, Customer Service
Systems/Software: POS Systems, MS Office (Word, Excel), ERP Systems, Recipe & Menu Costing Software, Teamwork, Adobe PDF
Certifications: ServSafe Certification (2020) – National Restaurant Association, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Certified
Professional Affiliations: Member of American Culinary Federation
Leadership & Volunteering: Volunteer Cook – Healthy Eating Initiative, City Community Center (2019-Present)
Awards: ‘Chef of the Year’ –, 2018
Your Name
Kitchen Staff Supervisor
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded June 2018 - Present
Kitchen Staff Supervisor
Mentored 30+ foodservice staff in effective kitchen operations, resulting in a decrease in food preparation time by 15%.
Pioneered a waste reduction system that saved the company $10,000 annually.
Implemented strategic workflow changes to optimize the use of cooking equipment, improving productivity by 18%
Streamlined the inventory audit process for more accurate inventory management, reducing overstock issues by 23%.
Designed engaging social media content to announce new menu items, attracting over 1,000 new followers and boosting customer base by 10%. January 2014 - May 2018
Sous Chef
Spearheaded the creation of signature dishes which increased restaurant footfall by 15%.
Played a key role in the planning and execution of 70+ special events, bolstering company reputation and customer satisfaction.
Managed staff schedule and task allocation, reducing overtime costs by 30%.
Chili's Grill & Bar August 2010 - December 2013
Line Cook
Prepared consistent, high quality dishes during high-volume shifts, enhancing overall guest dining experience.
Collaborated effectively with a team of 10 in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
Resume Worded Institute May 2018
Culinary Arts Management Certification
Advanced training in culinary management, food safety, budgeting, and staff supervision.
Resume Worded University December 2009
Bachelor's degree in Culinary Arts
Specialization in contemporary cuisine
Award: Best Creative Menu Design (2008)
Culinary Skills: Food presentation, Menu development, Sous vide cooking, Baking, BBQ and Grill, Sushi preparation
Management Skills: Inventory control, Staff scheduling, Recruitment, Training, Cost optimization, Budget management
Software Proficiency: ChefTec (Advanced), OpenTable (Advanced), Microsoft Office Suite (Intermediate), QuickBooks (Basic)
Certifications: ServSafe Food Manager Certification (2019)
Awards & Achievements: ‘Leader of The Year’ Award by Resume Worded (2021), Runner-up in ‘Innovative Chef’ Competition (2016)
Affiliations: Active member of the American Culinary Federation
Leadership & Volunteering: Organizer of Annual Charity ‘Cook-Off’ Event, raising funds for local food banks (2015- present)
Your Name
Restaurant Chef
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Maison Francois June 2014 - Present
Executive Chef
Revamped underperforming menu to secure a 15% increase in revenue within the first quarter
Guided a team of 15 culinary professionals and provided intensive training on hygiene and food safety measures, contributing to a zero incident rate for four consecutive years.
Instituted a cost-effective supply chain management strategy, resulting in a 25% decrease in food costs.
Managed banquet operations for events with up to 500 attendees, consistently earning praise for food quality and presentation.
Spearheaded sustainability initiative, reducing food waste by 30% through careful menu planning and portion control.
Philadelphia Patisserie January 2011 - May 2014
Sous Chef
Played a leading role in menu development, resulting in a 20% increase in overall customer satisfaction scores.
Orchestrated a 10% reduction in kitchen operating time by introducing efficient food preparation methods.
Enforced high sanitation standards, which led to consistent 'A' grade health and safety ratings.
Kettle Restaurant June 2017 - December 2010
Line Cook
Expedited dinner service by 15% through strategic coordination and streamlined cooking technique.
Maintained 100% compliance with all food safety and sanitation guidelines.
Devised creative daily specials, boosting dinner sales by 30%.
Resume Worded Institute March 2014
Master Class in Advanced Culinary Arts
Focus on innovative cooking techniques
Resume Worded University June 2010
Bachelor of Arts – Culinary Arts
Specialization in French and Mediterranean cuisines
Part-time courses while working at Kettle Restaurant
Culinary Skills: Recipe Development, Menu Creation, Plating Techniques, Culinary Math, Food Safety, Inventory Management
Technical Skills: Knives (Chopping, Dicing, Mincing), Baking, Grilling, Frying, Sautéing, Sous-vide
Software Knowledge: ChefTec, MarginEdge, Figma (for visualizing presentations), Adobe Photoshop (Basics)
Languages: English (Fluent), French (Conversational)
Certifications: ServSafe Certified Food Protection Manager, Certified Pastry Chef by The American Culinary Federation
Awards & Achievements: Maison Francois Chef of the Year - 2018, Winner of Philadelphia Patisserie Chef Competition - 2013
Volunteering: Conducted free cooking classes for underprivileged children, Organizer for annual food drive for local homeless shelter
Continuing Education: Attended workshops on sustainable cooking practices, Regular participation in international food and cultural festivals
Your Name
Head Chef
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded February 2016 - Present
Head Chef
Led the successful redesign of the restaurant's menu, resulting in a 20% increase in food and beverage sales.
Administered weekly culinary staff training, enhancing team efficiency by 25%.
Adapted the restaurant's cooking processes to cater to diverse dietary requirements, thereby growing the customer base by 18%.
Planned and executed catering operations for corporate events for up to 2000 guests.
Boosted profitability by 20% through stringent menu costing and waste management measures.
Starburst Café June 2014 - January 2016
Kitchen Manager
Managed daily operations for a busy 150-seat restaurant, maintaining top-quality service and food preparation standards.
Achieved a 15% improvement in food cost control by establishing strong relationships with local suppliers.
Conducted monthly safety trainings, exceeding sanitation regulations and maintaining a clean, hazard-free environment.
Riverside Bistro January 2008 - May 2014
Chef De Partie
Rapidly promoted from Line Cook to Chef De Partie within 6 months due to exemplary performance.
Successfully met stringent deadlines during peak hours without compromising on food quality.
Implemented a streamlined food preparation process resulting in a 20% reduction in wait times.
Resume Worded Academic Center January 2014
Master of Culinary Art and Restaurant Management
Specialized in French and International Cuisine
Resume Worded University May 2008
Bachelor of Culinary Arts
Awards: Dean's List 2008 (Top 5%)
Culinary Skills: Menu Development, Presentation Techniques, Butchery, Baking, Sous Vide Cooking, Molecular Gastronomy
Kitchen Management: Inventory Management, Cost Control, Staff Supervision, Food Safety, Equipment Maintenance, Business Administration
Technical Tools: Microsoft Office Suite, Restaurant Inventory Management Software (RIM), Kitchen Display System (KDS), Point of Sale (POS) System
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Fluent), French (Conversational)
Certifications: Certified Executive Chef (CEC), Food Safety and Sanitation Certified
Awards and Achievements: ‘Chef of the Year’ - Culinary Association (2019), National Restaurant Association 'Head Chef Excellence Award' (2017)
Volunteering: Volunteer Chef - Local Food Bank, Teaching Assistant - Culinary Workshop for Underprivileged School Children
Publications: ‘Culinary Craftsmanship: Moving Beyond the Basics’, Published in Gourmet Magazine
Your Name
Sous Chef
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE April 2016 - Present
Sous Chef
Contributed to evolving the menu quarterly, leading to a 15% rise in patronage.
Developed a unique, cost-effective recipe that became the restaurant's signature dish, leading to a 25% spike in dinner sales.
Led a team of 10 culinary staff, conducting ongoing training in cooking techniques, recipe development and menu planning.
Revamped food storage processes, maintaining compliance with food safety regulations and reducing waste by 10%.
Oversaw banquet operations for large-scale events, consistently achieving an excellent guest satisfaction score.
Dukes Park Hotel January 2014 - March 2016
Junior Sous Chef
Assisted in a complete menu overhaul, resulting in positive reviews from 85% of customers.
Improved the efficiency of cooking processes, speeding up service time by 17%.
Ensured the maintenance of high sanitation standards, consistently passing health and safety inspections.
Da Vinci's Italian June 2010 - December 2013
Commis Chef
Promoted to Junior Sous Chef within a year due to outstanding performance.
Assisted in the daily preparation of meals for up to 200 customers, maintaining high standards of food quality.
Implemented efficient food storage techniques, reducing spoilage by 12%.
Resume Worded Institute March 2016
Certified Sous Chef (CSC)
This was a part-time professional chef certification program implemented by the American Culinary Federation.
Resume Worded University May 2010
Bachelor of Arts - Culinary Arts
Emphasis in Italian Cuisine
Award: President’s Honor Roll (Top 5% of class)
Culinary Techniques: Saucing, Grilling, Baking, Frying, Roasting, Broiling, Steaming, Stewing
Kitchen Equipment: Knives, Mandolin, Blender, Mixer, Cooktops, Oven (conventional and convection), Deep Fryer, Grill
Software: ChefTec, MarketMan, PeachWorks, HotSchedules, Microsoft Office Suite
Certifications: ServSafe Manager Certification (2019), ACF Certified Sous Chef (2016)
Leadership & Volunteering: Co-organized annual charity food event, Outreach Kitchen (2017-2020)
Projects: Personal blog, 'The Innovative Kitchen', focusing on creative cooking techniques and recipes
Your Name
Kitchen Supervisor
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2021 - Present
Kitchen Supervisor
Established comprehensive food & beverage quality controls, reducing wastage rates by 25%
Revamped the menu development process, increasing customer satisfaction by 30%
Spearheaded kitchen operations, achieving an improved ServSafe rating of 97%
Developed a more efficient inventory management system, saving $2500 per month
Trained a team of 10 staff, improving kitchen efficiency by 15%
Hilton June 2018 - December 2020
Assistant Kitchen Manager
Assisted in menu costing, reducing food cost by 20%
Implemented sanitation rules, maintaining a 100% health department inspection score
Evaluated banquet operations, improving event satisfaction by 15%
McDonald's May 2015 - May 2018
Senior Cook
Oversaw food preparation of 200+ meals daily, maintaining consistency and quality
Utilized culinary management skills to reduce process inefficiencies by 35%
Resume Worded Institute December 2020
Advanced Food Hygiene and Safety Management Certification
Acquired comprehensive knowledge on food allergens and the implementation of allergen control strategies
Resume Worded University April 2015
Bachelor of Science in Culinary Arts
Specialized in International Cuisine
Achievements: Top 10% of graduating students
Food Preparation Skills: Sous-vide, Roasting, Baking, Grilling, Sauteing, Frying, Cutting techniques
Tools & Equipment: Knife skills, multi-burner stoves, grills, fryers, food processors, blenders, scales
Kitchen Management: Inventory management, Staff training and supervision, Quality Control, Menu planning, Cost control
Software: Microsoft Office Suite, Restaurant POS systems, Inventory Management Software, Food Costing Software
Certifications: ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification (2021)
Awards: Employee of the Year, Hilton (2020), Top Emerging Talent, McDonald's (2017)
Volunteering: Volunteer Cook, Local Homeless Shelter (Monthly since 2016)
Professional Developments: Attended annual Food and Beverage Conference, 2018-2021
Your Name
Food and Beverage Supervisor
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE June 2019 - Present
Food and Beverage Supervisor
Streamlined effective beverage controls, decreasing expenses by 30%
Directly supervised a team of 15 employees, improving overall service standards
Instituted fine dining standards, elevating customer experience rating by 38%
Enhanced recipe development processes, reflecting in an increase of repeat customers by 20%
Maintained vendor relationships and handled food inventory, securing a price reduction of 15%
Domino's Pizza March 2016 - May 2019
Food and Beverage Associate
Contributed to daily operations, enhancing the food & beverage department's efficiency by 25%
Implemented and maintained food safety practices, leading to a ServSafe certification
Coordinated with the culinary team, improving menu development and customer satisfaction
Olive Garden January 2014 - February 2016
Wait Staff
Delivered outstanding hospitality, leading to a 40% increase in customer retention rates
Enhanced food quality perception by presenting meals attractively and accurately
Resume Worded University June 2019
Certified Restaurant Manager
Focus on Restaurant Operations & Menu Planning
Selected as Team Lead for final project, successfully conceptualizing a virtual restaurant model.
Resume Worded Academic Center December 2013
Bachelor of Science - Hospitality Management
Specialized in Food and Beverage Service Management
Recognized for organizing successful fundraising event for college festival
Restaurant Softwares: OpenTable, Touchbistro, CAKE POS, Toast POS, Kounta POS
Culinary Proficiencies: Menu Development, Sous Vide, Butchery, Food Plating, Wine Pairing, Baking
Administrative and Supervisory: Inventory Management, Staff Scheduling, Training, Conflict Resolution, Employee Evaluation
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)
Certifications: ServSafe Food Manager Certification, TIPS Certified
Leadership & Volunteering: Rotary Club (President 2019-2020), Organized annual charity food drive
Awards: Employee of the Year Award - Domino's Pizza (2018), Rising Star Award - Olive Garden (2015)
Personal Interests: Culinary Tourism, Wine tasting, Photography
Your Name
Catering Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded December 2019 - Present
Catering Manager
Developed unique catering concepts, resulting in a 50% increase in bookings
Managed and mentored a diverse team of 18 staff, improving job knowledge and satisfaction rate by 20%
Scrutinized and prepared complex catering budgets, reducing costs by 15%
Led successful banquet operations for high-profile events with up to 500 guests, achieving 100% satisfaction rates
Streamlined procurement and inventory management, reducing food waste by 30%
Panera Bread August 2016 - November 2019
Assistant Catering Manager
Supported in implementing banquet operations, enhancing customer success rate by 30%
Ensured food safety practices, maintaining kitchen's ServSafe certification status
Influenced and revamped the menu development process, leading to an increased customer return rate by 18%
Cheesecake Factory April 2014 - July 2016
Junior Chef
Assisted in culinary management activities, upgrading the restaurant's overall ratings by 15%
Participated in recipe development, introducing 10 new popular dishes to the menu
Resume Worded University June 2020
Master of Business Administration - Hospitality Management
GPA: 3.8 out of 4.0, won Hospitality Excellence Award (2019)
Resume Worded Academic Center July 2016
Certified Professional in Catering and Events (CPCE)
Earned certification while working full-time at Cheesecake Factory
Catering Tools: CaterEaze, Total Party Planner, Better Cater, EventPro, Microsoft Office Suite, Data Analysis
Food Safety & Presentation: Food Hygiene Standards, Allergen Awareness, Plating Techniques, Menu Development, Buffet Management, Dietary Restrictions Management
Financial Management: Budgeting, Cost Control, Financial Reporting, Pricing Strategies, Revenue Growth
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)
Certifications: ServSafe Food Manager Certification (2021), Event Management Certificate (EMC)
Awards & Honors: Manager of the Year - Panera Bread (2018), Consistent Top Performer - Cheesecake Factory (2015)
Volunteering: Soup Kitchen Manager - Local Homeless Shelter (Monthly), Culinary Skills Trainer - Community Youth Program (Annual)
Professional Development: Regular attendee of the National Restaurant Association Show
Your Name
Food Service Director
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2019 - Present
Food Service Director
Pioneered new recipe development methods, enhancing menu offerings by 25% and driving a 30% rise in customer satisfaction
Navigated P&L management to reduce costs by 15% while maintaining quality food service operations
Conducted rigorous sanitation and food safety training programs, leading to a 100% pass rate in ServSafe certification among staff members
Implemented innovative food preparation techniques, reducing cooking time by 20% and improving efficiency
Orchestrated catering efforts for large-scale events of up to 500 guests, maintaining optimal food quality and customer service standards October 2015 - December 2018
Kitchen Manager
Managed menu costing, resulting in an overall budget reduction by 10% while sustaining customer satisfaction
Led a team of 40 staff members in restaurant management operations, resulting in a 15% increase in efficiency
Streamlined inventory management system, reducing food wastage by 15%
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts June 2013 - September 2015
Senior Chef
Utilized skill in fine dining to elevate restaurant ratings by 10%
Contributed to hospitality management, improving customer retention by 12%
Resume Worded Institute December 2018
Certified Executive Chef (CEC)
Included comprehensive coursework covering nutrition, foodservice purchasing, and foodservice sanitation.
Resume Worded University May 2013
Bachelor of Science in Culinary Arts Management
Coursework included: Restaurant Management, Culinary Skills, Business Operations and Strategy
Award: Dean's List for Academic Excellence 2012 (top 10%)
Culinary: Menu Planning, Recipe Development, Nutritional Analysis, Sanitation Standards, Food Safety, Cost Control
Management: Staff Management, Inventory Control, Vendor Negotiations, Budgeting, Operational Efficiency, Compliance
Software Proficiency: Microsoft Office, POS Systems, Oracle MICROS (Intermediate), Inventory Management Software (Advanced), Food Service Software (Advanced)
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational), French (Basic)
Certifications: ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification (Expires 2024)
Leadership & Volunteering: Rotary Club Member (Head of Charity Dinners Committee, 2018-present), Volunteer Chef at Local Homeless Shelter (2016-2018)
Professional Associations: Active Member, American Culinary Federation (2013-Present)
Courses: Continual Professional Development: Advanced Course in Food Service Management (2019), Short Course in Advanced Baking Techniques (2016)
Your Name
Catering Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded February 2020 - Present
Catering Manager
Increased banquet operations efficiency by 25% by streamlining staff workflows and integrating cutting-edge technology
Directly managed high-volume catering requests, increasing annual event bookings by 20%
Leveraged skills in menu development to boost catering sales by 35%
Introduced rigorous ServSafe food safety standards, leading to zero health code violations
Conducted frequent inventory audits to ensure optimal stock levels, reducing food waste by 10% April 2017 - January 2020
Assistant Catering Manager
Developed high quality menus, leading to a company-wide satisfaction rate increase of 20%
Nurtured client relationships, boosting repeat bookings by 30%
Championed budgeting efforts, saving $5000 annually on catering expenses
Hilton Hotels & Resorts February 2015 - March 2017
Event Chef
Played a pivotal role in catering large events, contributing directly to a 15% revenue increase
Adopted innovative food preparation techniques, cutting cooking time by 20%
Implemented and upheld stringent sanitation practices, ensuring consistent compliance with health codes
Resume Worded Institute May 2020
Certified Professional in Catering and Events (CPCE)
Completed certification alongside full-time job responsibilities
Resume Worded University December 2014
Bachelor of Science - Hospitality Management
Specialization in Food Service Management
Awards: Dean's List (Top 10%)
Catering Software: Tripleseat, Caterease, Better Cater, Total Party Planner
Food Preparation: Menu Planning, Recipe Development, Nutritional Analysis, Food Presentation
Event Management: BEOs, Budgeting, Vendor Relationships, Contract Negotiation
Certifications: ServSafe Certified, Certified Professional in Catering and Events (CPCE)
Professional Training: Executive Leadership Program, American Management Association (2018), Food Safety and Sanitation Training (2017)
Awards: Catering Manager of the Year, (2019), Most Innovative Menu, Hilton Hotels & Resorts (2017)
Leadership & Volunteering: Volunteer, Meals on Wheels (2014 - Present), Event Organizer, Annual Community Food Festival (2018 - Present)
Your Name
Executive Chef
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded March 2018 - Present
Executive Chef
Demonstrated culinary management expertise to manage seamless food & beverage operations, leading to a 50% increase in daily customer footfall
Applied trend-forward menu development strategies, leading to an uplift in food sales by 30%
Streamlined cooking and food preparation techniques, leading to a 20% reduction in meal turnaround time
Strictly enforced ServSafe food safety and sanitation best practices, resulting in zero foodborne illnesses
Proactively controlled food costs by 20% through accurate menu costing and inventory management January 2016 - February 2018
Sous Chef
Mastered suite of fine dining dishes contributing to a 20% rise in customer satisfaction
Managed a team of 20 kitchen staff effectively, raising kitchen efficiency by 25%
Fine-tuned food preparation and cooking methods for specialty dishes, improving profit margin by 15%
Marriott International May 2013 - December 2015
Line Chef
Implemented restaurant management strategies, enhancing customer service and increasing repeat visit rate by 10%
Assisted in inventory management, leading to a 5% reduction in food costs
Maintained exemplary hygiene and sanitation standards, meeting all ServSafe requirements and ensuring customer confidence in dining experience
Resume Worded University Dec 2015
Master’s Degree in Culinary Arts
Specialized in International Cuisines
Resume Worded Institute May 2013
Bachelor of Culinary Arts
Focused on Pastry & Baking, Aesthetics of Plating
Awarded top student in 'Patissier' category
Culinary Techniques: Butchery, Baking, Larder, Patisserie, Saucier, Rotisseur
Kitchen Management: Menu Development, Portion Control, Cost Analysis, Inventory Management, Staff Training, Safety Compliance
Software Proficiency: ChefTec, PeachWorks, Kitchen CUT, MarketMan, SimpleOrder, CostBrain
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational), French (Basic)
Certifications: Certified Executive Chef (CEC) from the American Culinary Federation, ServSafe Manager Certification
Awards: Winner of 'Sous-vide Showdown' organised by, 2017, James Beard Award Nominee, 2019
Leadership & Volunteering: Mentor at the 'Young Chef's Academy', Started a Charity Event 'Cooks for Compassion' raising funds for the underprivileged
Professional Development: Attended 'Restaurant Management and Culinary Workshop' conducted by Resume Worded, 2020
Your Name
Director Of Dining Services
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded December 2019 - Present
Director Of Dining Services
Managed a team of 30 to deliver consistent, high-quality dining services for a workforce of over 1,500, improving employee satisfaction by 27%
Pioneered a new menu development process that led to a 15% increase in footfall during peak hours
Saved 10% in annual budget through strategic negotiations with food suppliers, simultaneously improving food quality
Streamlined food service operations by implementing a cloud-based inventory management system - reducing waste by 35%
Introduced a popular 'healthy eating' line as part of the menu, increasing revenue by 20% over six months
Marriott International March 2016 - November 2019
Food & Beverage Manager
Led a team of 20 staff in delivering high-quality food and beverage services in a high-volume fine dining setting
Optimized banquet operations, reducing setup time by 30% and facilitating 20 events per month
Transformed the menu costing process, reducing costs by 15% while maintaining excellence in food preparation
Utilized ServSafe practices to maintain industry-leading safety and sanitation standards, passing all inspections with superior ratings
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts June 2013 - February 2016
Senior Sous Chef
Assisted in the development of innovative recipes that found consistent favor with patrons, improving repeat business by 10%
Upheld food quality standards through meticulous supervision and training of kitchen staff
Reduced cooking times by over 20% by introducing efficient meal prep techniques
Resume Worded University December 2013
Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Hospitality Management
Included courses in food & beverage management, services marketing, and operations management
Resume Worded Academic Center June 2011
Certification - Certified Foodservice Management Professional (CFM)
Obtained a broad-based knowledge of foodservice systems, standards for serving food, and principles of sanitation.
Management: Team Leadership, Vendor Selection & Management, Budgeting, Forecasting, Financial Analysis, Strategic Planning
Operations: Culinary Expertise, Food Safety, Quality Control, Event Coordination, Health & Safety Standards, Inventory Management
Software Proficiency: OpenTable, Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Oracle Hospitality, Google Analytics, Aloha POS
Proficiencies: English (Native), French (Conversational)
Certifications: ServSafe Food Handler Certification, TIPS (Training for Intervention Procedures) Certified
Leadership & Volunteering: Food Bank Volunteer, Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals (Member)
Awards: Winner of 'Best Dining Services Program' award at the Marriott International 2018 Conference
Projects: Successfully organized and executed a food and wine festival at Four Seasons featuring international cuisines and wines.
Your Name
Food Service Director
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE January 2020 - Present
Food Service Director
Led a 25-strong team to provide culinary services to 1,000+ campus residents, improving meal satisfaction scores by 30%
Implemented new menu development strategies that increased unique customer visits by 18%
Implemented strict food safety protocols, which led to a 30% improvement in the food hygiene score
Balanced quality and cost in food preparation, resulting in a 20% saving in food cost without compromising on taste and quality
Rolled out a successful meal customization option, resulting in a 15% increase in daily orders
Sodexo September 2015 - December 2019
Catering Manager
Efficiently managed over 30 high-profile corporate catering events annually, consistently receiving positive client feedback
Reduced Food & Beverage cost by 10% by sourcing local, seasonal ingredients without compromising on food quality
Played a key role in menu development, contributing to a 20% increase in customer satisfaction scores
Managed inventory efficiently, reducing wastage by 30%
Hilton Hotels & Resorts April 2012 - August 2015
Sous Chef
Promoted to Sous Chef within two years due to exceptional culinary skills and leadership
Cut down food preparation time by 25% by deploying lean cooking techniques
Implemented new sanitation procedures, improving kitchen cleanliness score by 20%
Resume Worded Institute December 2019
Certified Food and Beverage Executive (CFBE)
Awarded for professional development in the hospitality industry
Resume Worded University May 2012
Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management
Coursework focus on Foodservice Management and Catering
Received merit scholarship for maintaining 3.8 GPA
Food Service & Hospitality: Menu Development, Event Planning, Catering Management, Budget Management, Inventory Control, Food Safety Procedures
Software Proficiency: Microsoft Office Suite, CrunchTime Back Office Solution, Caterease, OpenTable, GuestCenter
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Professional Working Proficiency)
Certifications: ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification (2020), Certified Professional in Catering and Events (CPCE, 2017)
Association Memberships: National Restaurant Association (Member since 2015), The International Food Service Executives Association (IFSEA, Member since 2012)
Volunteering: No Kid Hungry Campaign, Share Our Strength (Regular Volunteer since 2018), Food Bank (Monthly Volunteer since 2016)
Your Name
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2020 - Present
Senior Caterer
Conceptualized and executed over 80 major catering events, resulting in a 30% boost in company sales.
Improved customer satisfaction by 35% by implementing a new menu based on customer feedback and food trends.
Devised comprehensive Food Safety protocols which reduced incidents by 85%.
Increased event efficiency by 15% through the strategic scheduling and allocation of resources.
Established robust vendor relationships, resulting in 20% reduction in food costs and significant improvement in food quality.
Cuisine Francaise February 2011 - March 2014
Catering Assistant
Actively contributed to menu development, resulting in a 15% increased in sales.
Improved customer feedback scores by 10% on satisfaction and service quality.
Played a key role in catering for 50 corporate events, leading to 5% increase in total revenue.
Austin's Catering June 2016 - December 2019
Catering Manager
Cultivated key client relationships leading to a 25% increase in contract renewals.
Boosted team productivity by 20% through effective Restaurant Management and team training initiatives.
Introduced new catering options that uplifted revenue by $500K annually. April 2014 - May 2016
Assistant Caterer
Coordinated over 100 large-scale catering events, contributing to a 10% increase in company revenue.
Increased social media engagement by 30% through strategic marketing campaigns targeting event promotion.
Implemented a new Event Planning software, increasing efficiency by 15%.
Resume Worded Academic Center December 2019
Certification in Advanced Food Safety and Handling
Relevant Topics: Food Contamination Control, Personal Hygiene, Safe Food Handling
Resume Worded University May 2010
Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management
Courses: Culinary Arts, Bookkeeping, Dinner Service Management
Accomplishment: Dean's List recipient for six consecutive semesters
Catering Skills: Menu Planning, Buffet Setup, On-site Food Preparation, Client Consultation, Vendor Coordination
Software Proficiency: CATERSOFT (Advanced), Party Planner Software (Intermediate), Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational), French (Conversational)
Certifications: ServeSafe Certified (2021)
Awards & Recognition: Best Catering Service Award - Resume Worded, Two time recipient of Employee of the month at Cuisine Francaise
Professional Development: Regular participant in National Catering Conferences - NACE Experience Conference and Catersource Conference & Trade show
Volunteering: Monthly Volunteer - Feed the Homeless Program, Local Soup Kitchen
Your Name
Event Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE March 2019 - Present
Event Manager
Managed logistics for over 200 high-end corporate events, leading to increased client satisfaction by 40%.
Boosted sales by 30% by designing and implementing a unique event marketing strategy.
Leveraged Social Media platforms to increase brand visibility, resulting in a 20% increase in customer inquiries.
Introduced MS Access based systems to streamline operations, increasing efficiency by 25%.
Developed a dedicated team handling Food & Beverage that improved service quality by 20%.
Resume Worded June 2014 - February 2019
Event Coordinator
Reduced event costs by 15% by negotiating contracts with vendors and service providers.
Conducted detailed research to identify potential event locations, achieving a 20% increase in brand outreach.
Secured a 10% rise in ticket sales by devising new promotional activities.
Vision Events January 2012 - May 2014
Assistant Event Planner
Collaborated with vendors and stakeholder to ensure seamless execution of over 100 events.
Contributed to the development of an effective social media strategy, notching up follower count by 20%.
Played a key role in increasing repeat client rate by 15%.
Resume Worded University August 2012
Master of Arts - Event Management
Concentration in Corporate Event Planning
Resume Worded Institute May 2010
Bachelor of Science - Public Relations
Minor in Marketing Management
President of Event Planning Society (2010)
Event Management Software: Eventbrite, Cvent, Bizzabo, Whova, Zoho Event Management
Project Management: MS Project, Kanban Boards, Gantt Charts, Agile and Scrum methodologies
Technical: MS Office Suite, CRM Software (Salesforce), Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator)
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational), French (Conversational)
Certifications: Certified Meeting Professional (CMP), Certified Special Events Professional (CSEP)
Leadership & Volunteering: Volunteer Event Coordinator, Local Food Bank Annual Fundraiser (2016-Present)
Projects: Successfully planned and executed a town-wide cultural event, attended by over 3,000 guests (2018)
Awards: Spotlight Award - Excellence in Event Management, (2020)
Your Name
Executive Chef
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2017 - Present
Executive Chef
Innovated a seasonal menu leading to a 40% increase in dinner service sales.
Boosted team efficiency by 35% through revamped kitchen workflows and advanced cooking techniques.
Ensured stringent food safety protocols, reducing food borne incidents by 50%.
Maximized resource utilization reducing food waste by 25% with detailed meal planning.
Boosted social media engagement by 45% through regular features of new dishes and cooking tips.
Le Maison April 2013 - December 2016
Senior Sous Chef
Increased customer satisfaction by 30% by introducing special dietary meal options.
Efficiently managed costs, resulting in a savings of 20% through effective budgeting.
Leadership contributed to restaurant being awarded 3-star Michelin rating in 2016. February 2010 - March 2013
Sous Chef
Pioneered plating techniques leading to an enhancement in overall dining experience.
Received excellent customer reviews for impeccable culinary skills and innovative menu items.
Contributed in research and potential ingredient sourcing leading to 15% cost reduction.
Resume Worded Institute January 2017
Certified Executive Chef (CEC)
Preferences for the Candidates: Resume Worded Catering App Developer (only 3 awarded to class)
Resume Worded University December 2009
Bachelor's Degree in Culinary Arts
Specializing in International Cuisine
Awards: Dean's List 2009 (Top 10%)
Culinary Techniques: Sauteing, Grilling, Frying, Poaching, Sous Vide, Pit Roasting, Charbroiling
Kitchen Equipment: Commercial Oven, Food Processor, Char Broilers, Grills, Convection Ovens, Chimneys, Searing, Fryers, Ranges
Culinary Software: ChefTec, KitchenHub, PeachWorks, MarketMan, SynergySuite, SimpleOrder, Hospitality Total Solution
Languages: English (Native), French (Conversational), Italian (Conversational)
Accolades: Gourmet Gala Executive Chef of the Year 2018, Le Maison Best New Dish Creator 2015
Leadership & Volunteering: Feeding America Volunteer Chef (2018-present), World Central Kitchen Disaster Relief Cook (2011-2013)
Project: Created new menu for Le Maison, resulting in a 20% increase in average customer spend
Certifications: ServSafe Certified, Certified in Dietary Manager Training
Your Name
Food Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2021 - Present
Food Manager
Developed new supplier relationships, improving Inventory Management and reducing costs by 15%
Implemented Food & Beverage quality control measures leading to a 25% reduction in customer complaints
Led a staff of 20, fostering a team-oriented environment that improved employee retention by 30%
Introduced new merchandising techniques increasing Retail Sales by 20%
Managed yearly budget, resulting in a saving of $50,000 through careful loss prevention planning
Whole Foods Market May 2017 - December 2020
Assistant Food Manager
Managed store operations improving inventory control, reducing wastage by 20%
Implemented effective Grocery Store Management procedures increasing overall efficiency by 15%
Exceeded sales targets by 10% through strategic sales techniques and improving customer service January 2015 - April 2017
Department Supervisor
Improved department performance management strategies leading to a 10% increase in team productivity
Successfully coordinated with different departments for efficient Inventory Control
Recruited and trained new hires, reducing turnover rate by 5%
Resume Worded Institute December 2020
Certified Food Service Manager (CFSM)
Part-time certification course pursued while working as an Assistant Food Manager
Resume Worded University May 2014
Bachelor of Science in Food Service Management
Specializations in Food Hygiene and Nutrition
Graduated summa cum laude
Food Service Operations: Menu Planning, Kitchen Management, Food Safety Compliance, Supply Management, Food Cost Analysis, Vendor Negotiation
Software Proficiency: Microsoft Office Suite, NCR Aloha POS system, PeachWorks, Instawork, LeanPath, Intouch Insight
Certifications: Certified Food Manager, Food Protection Professional, SQF Practitioner, HACCP Certified, ServSafe Manager, First Aid/CPR/AED Certified
Awards: Manager of the Year, Whole Foods Market (2019), Innovator Award, (2016)
Leadership & Volunteering: Volunteer, Local Soup Kitchen (2015-present), Chair, Employee Wellness Committee, Whole Foods Market (2018-2020)
Professional Development: Participant, National Restaurant Association Show (2018, 2019), Attendee, Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Conference (2019)
Your Name
Restaurant Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE March 2021 - Present
Restaurant Manager
Oversaw daily restaurant operations, increasing customer satisfaction rate by 25%
Led team of 15, implementing high Food Safety measures and improving Health ratings by 30%
Introduced new Menu Development strategy, resulting in a lift in Overall sales by 15%
Managed recruitment and training processes Hiring skilled employees, reducing turnover by 20%
Implemented efficient Food Service Operations, reducing service times by 10%
Cheesecake Factory June 2017 - February 2021
Assistant Restaurant Manager
Overhauled Customer service processes, improving customer satisfaction by 20%
Implemented sales methods to increase Restaurant Sales by 15%
Managed inventory effectively reducing food waste by 8%
Resume Worded January 2015 - May 2017
Head Chef
Developed new menu items, increasing customer footfall by 10%
Optimized kitchen operations, improving efficiency by 15%
Implemented food safety measures, ensuring zero health code violations
Resume Worded University June 2017
Masters of Business Administration - Hospitality Management
Specialization in Restaurant Management and Marketing
Resume Worded Academic Center December 2014
Bachelor of Science - Culinary Arts
Majors in Gourmet Cooking and Catering
Awards: Dean's List 2012 (Top 10%)
Restaurant Management: Inventory Management, Supply Chain, Quality Control, Revenue Generation, Menu Development, Health & Safety Regulations
Software Proficiency: Microsoft Office Suite, OpenTable, POS Systems, Inventory Management Software
Culinary Skills: Meal Preparation, Presentation, Baking, Grilling, Roasting and Sautéing, Food Pairing and Nutrition
Your Name
Grocery Store Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded May 2021 - Present
Grocery Store Manager
Managed the store layout, resulting in 10% increase in Retail Sales by effective Visual Merchandising
Developed new supply chain strategies, improving Inventory Control and reducing costs by 15%
Hired and trained employees, reducing turnover by 20% and improving Customer Service
Implemented loss prevention measures, reducing shrinkage losses by 8%
Utilized data analytics to optimize merchandising strategy, boosting overall product sell-through by 10% January 2018 - April 2021
Assistant Store Manager
Lead in-store marketing campaigns, increasing footfall by 15%
Improved store operations, reducing average checkout time by 10%
Achieved sales target for 3 consecutive quarters, generating over $1M in revenue
Walmart June 2015 - December 2017
Produce Supervisor
Optimized produce display, increasing sales by 10%
Implemented new inventory control system, reducing spoilage by 5%
Lead staff of 10 to exceed departmental Sales by 5%
Resume Worded University May 2021
Master's of Business Administration - Retail Management
Emphasis on Supply Chain Management and Employee Leadership Training
Resume Worded Academic Center December 2017
Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM)
Completed while working Full-Time as Produce Supervisor
Retail Operations: Merchandising, Inventory Management, Vendor Relations, Product Selection, Loss Prevention Strategies, Financial Analysis & Budgeting
Management Skills: Team Leadership, Performance Reviews, Staff Training & Development, Conflict Resolution, Scheduling Coordination, Recruitment & Hiring
Tech Proficiency: MicroStrategy, JDA Space Planning, Margin Minder, MS Office Suite, PeopleSoft, Kronos Workforce Central
Industry Knowledge: FMCG Trends, Food Safety Standards, Retail Pricing Strategies, Market Research, Competitive Analysis, Customer Service Excellence
Certifications: ServeSafe Certified, Certified Food Manager (CFM)
Leadership & Volunteering: Food Shelf Volunteer Coordinator - United Way, Mentor - National Retail Federation
Projects: Implemented new inventory management system leading to 20% reduction in food waste, Led initiatives to increase customer satisfaction by 15%
Awards: Winner, District Manager Excellence Award - Walmart, 2016
Your Name
Food Service Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE August 2019 - Present
Food Service Manager
Overhauled menu development strategy, increasing customer satisfaction by 30% and boosting repeat business
Strategically managed food and beverage inventory to ensure reduced waste by 25%, resulting in cost savings
Enforced rigorous food safety and sanitation measures, resulting in a 100% passing score on all health department audits
Coordinated event planning for banquet operations, leading to an increase in revenues by 35%
Improvised food service operations leading to an enhancement in team efficiency by 20%
Resume Worded June 2016 - July 2019
Assistant Food Service Manager
Conducted detailed nutrition analysis for new menu items, receiving a positive response from health-conscious customers
Implemented strategic food preparation methodologies, increasing efficiency and reducing preparation time by 15%
Enhanced customer service strategies, leading to an increased customer retention rate by 10%
Denny's February 2014 - May 2016
Senior Food Service Supervisor
Designed creative catering concepts for special events, resulting in an increased annual revenue of 20%
Managed a dynamic team of 15 staff, fostering a positive working environment
Managed budgeting and cost controls, saving $10K annually on operational expenses
Resume Worded University May 2016
Master of Business Administration - Business Operations and Management
Emphasis on Operational and Supply Chain Management
Resume Worded Institute February 2014
Certification in Professional Food Handling
Focused on food service hygiene and safety standards
Operational Skills: Supply Chain Management, Vendor Management, Procurement, Food Product Stocking, Quality Assurance
Customer Service Skills: Customer Relationship Management, Conflict Resolution, Customer Retention, Feedback Management, POS Systems Operations
Leadership & Management: Team Leadership, Staff Training & Development, Budget Oversight, Workflow Planning, Scheduling
Software: Microsoft Office Suite, Restaurant Management Software (TouchBistro, RM Monitor), Inventory Management Software (MarketMan, BlueCart)
Certifications: Certified Food Safety Manager from National Registry of Food Safety Professionals
Professional Development: Attended 'Leaders in Food Service' annual conference, 2017-2019
Community Volunteering: Volunteered at local food banks twice a month
Awards: Received 'Manager of the Year' recognition at, 2020
Your Name
Assistant Food Service Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE January 2020 - Present
Assistant Food Service Manager
Initiated a more effective approach to food and beverage inventory, reducing waste by 20%
Managed banquet operations for up to 200 guests, ensuring smooth service and customer satisfaction
Designed unique food service strategies, increasing customer footfall by 15%
Supported food safety and sanitation protocols, maintaining compliance with local and state guidelines
Assisted in menu development, introducing new items that increased sales by 5%
Resume Worded March 2017 - December 2019
Food Service Supervisor
Implemented team training programs to improve food preparation efficiency, reducing time taken by 10%
Collaborated in event planning, resulting in a 20% rise in profits from special events
Managed field level customer service inquiries, obtaining a positive feedback score of 95%
McDonald's August 2014 - February 2017
Food Service Lead
Supervised restaurant operations, maintaining a high level of food quality and customer satisfaction
Coordinated with vendors for inventory procurement, saving 10% on costs
Applied effective team management, promoting a cohesive work culture
Resume Worded University May 2014
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Food Management
Specialized in Food Service Management
Minor in Business Administration
Resume Worded Institute April 2014
Certified Food Manager (CFM) - Level I
Gained a deep understanding of Food Science and Hygiene
Acquired advanced knowledge of Inventory Management and Food Purchasing
Food Service Management: Inventory Control, Menu Development, Vendor Relationship Management, Food Prep Supervision
Software Proficiency: MS Office Suite, OrderTron, Orca Inventory, Toast POS, Upserve
Sanitation & Safety: Food Safety regulations, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP), ServSafe practices
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)
Certifications: ServSafe Food Handler Certification (2020), ServSafe Alcohol Certification (2019)
Awards: Employee of the Month, Resume Worded (June 2018)
Professional Development: Attended National Restaurant Association Show (2018)
Volunteering: Regular volunteer for meals on wheels program (2015 - Present)
Your Name
Banquet Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded May 2018 - Present
Banquet Manager
Managed large-scale event planning and execution, improving customer satisfaction ratings by 30%
Conducted strict monitoring of food safety and sanitation in banquet food preparation, leading to zero health and safety violations
Oversaw inventory management for events, reducing event cost by 15%
Coordinated with multiple departments for seamless banquet operations, improving operational efficiency by 25%
Implemented stringent food quality checks for banquet events, leading to remarkable customer feedback January 2015 - April 2018
Banquet Supervisor
Led a team of 10 catering staff to manage banquet operations for high-profile events
Implemented cost-effective procurement for banquet events, saving 10% in quarterly expenses
Developed engaging menu items for banquet customers, increasing sales by 10%
Chick-Fil-A June 2012 - December 2014
Food Service Team Leader
Provided leadership to food service team for efficient restaurant operations
Managed food quality standards, leading to an increase in repeat customers
Proposed budget plans for operational costs, optimizing spending by 5%
Resume Worded Institute May 2018
Certified Event Planner
Learned key principles of corporate event planning and management
Resume Worded University May 2012
Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management
Specialization in Food Service Management
Final year project on 'Improving Efficiency in Banquet Operations'
Food Service: Menu Planning, Food Safety & Hygiene Practices, Dietary Requirements Knowledge, Food & Beverage Pairing
Event Management: Logistics, Process Scheduling, Cost Control, Vendor Management, Guest Relations, Risk Assessment
Certifications: ServeSafe Food Handler Certification, TIPS Alcohol Certification
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)
Volunteering: Organized annual charity banquet for local community center, raising over $10,000 each year for various charitable causes

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