Assistant Cook

Writing a great assistant cook resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Katiana Ravencraft | (953) 585-2252 | 6693 W Florissant Ave, St. Louis, MO 63136


I am an assistant cook with over 1 year of experience in the foodservice industry. I have a passion for food and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. I am experienced in all aspects of food preparation, cooking, and cleanup. I am also proficient in using commercial kitchen equipment. I am reliable and hardworking, and I take pride in providing quality service to my customers.


Assistant Cook at Cracker Barrel, MOMay 2022 - Present

  • Cut vegetables for soup according to recipe - 50 pounds of carrots, 30 pounds of celery, 10 onions.
  • Made batches of chili con carne from scratch - 6 gallons.
  • Prepped chicken by marinating and coating in flour mixture - 60 chicken breasts.
  • Baked cookies for dessert – 200 cookies.
  • Set up dining room buffet style – arranged food on platters and serving utensils.
  • Washed dishes and cleaned kitchen after service – washed 100 pots and pans.

Cook at Denny's, MOJul 2021 - Apr 2022

  • Cut food cost by 15% through careful menu planning.
  • Trained 3 new cooks on the line.
  • Consistently received positive feedback from customers and management about the quality of my food.
  • Was able to adapt recipes to accommodate for dietary restrictions.
  • Created a new dish that was added to the permanent menu.
  • Won "Cook of the Month" 3 times.


High School Diploma at Parkway West High School, MOAug 2017 - May 2021

I've learned how to study for and take tests, how to do research, and how to write essays.


  • Knife skills
  • Food safety
  • Sanitation
  • Cooking techniques
  • Menu knowledge
  • Time management
  • Organizational skills

Latrese Frodsham | (908) 319-2639 | 9th St, Bismarck, ND 58501, USA


I have over 1 year of experience as an assistant cook. I am a hard worker and I have a passion for food. I am reliable and efficient, and I work well under pressure.


Assistant Cook at Culvers, NDJun 2022 - Present

  • Cut vegetables for soup according to recipe.
  • Prepped food for the grill.
  • Washed pots and pans after lunch service.
  • Sliced bread for sandwiches during dinner rush.
  • Cleaned up work station at the end of each shift.

Cook at Dairy Queen, NDAug 2021 - May 2022

  • I cooked 100 meals in one shift.
  • I prepared 500 servings of food in one day.
  • I created a new dish that was well-received by customers.
  • I trained 5 new cooks on the proper way to prepare and cook dishes.


High School Diploma at Central High School, NDAug 2016 - May 2021

I've learned time management, organization, and study skills.


  • Knife skills
  • Food safety
  • Sanitation
  • Cooking techniques
  • Food preparation
  • Menu planning
  • Kitchen management