Line Cook

Writing a great line 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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Denell Gilliard | (783) 371-0658 | Colorado Springs, CO


I am a line cook with over three years of experience in the food industry. I have worked in various kitchens, including restaurants, catering companies, and hotels. I have a strong passion for cooking and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. I am able to work independently as well as part of a team. I am efficient and organized, with excellent time management skills.


Line Cook at Chipotle Mexican Grill, COMar 2022 - Present

  • Successfully completed orders for 100 customers in one shift.
  • Worked with speed and accuracy to ensure that all dishes were cooked correctly.
  • Maintained a clean and organized work station throughout the entire shift.
  • Adapted well to last minute changes in order volume and type.
  • Collaborated effectively with other kitchen staff members to ensure smooth operation.

Prep Cook at Panera Bread, COAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Assisted in the preparation of food for up to 500 customers daily.
  • Maintained cleanliness and organization throughout the kitchen.
  • Adhered to all safety and sanitation guidelines.
  • Consistently produced quality dishes that met or exceeded customer expectations.
  • Demonstrated teamwork and communication skills by collaborating with fellow cooks and waitstaff.


High School Diploma at Denver East High SchoolAug 2014 - May 2019

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


  • Knife skills
  • Food preparation
  • Cooking techniques
  • Menu knowledge
  • Food safety and sanitation
  • Customer service
  • Teamwork

Terricka Meave | (270) 033-0941 | 3701 E 82nd St Indianapolis, IN 46240


I am a line cook with over three years of experience in various restaurant kitchens. I have gained a strong foundation of cooking techniques and knowledge of different cuisines during my time working as a line cook. I am able to work quickly and efficiently under pressure, while still maintaining the high quality standards that are expected in a professional kitchen. I am also knowledgeable about food safety procedures and practices, which is essential for ensuring the health and safety of customers.


Line Cook at Olive Garden, INMay 2022 - Present

  • Cut food preparation time by 30%.
  • Increased profits by 15% due to efficient work flow.
  • Trained 2 new line cooks.
  • Maintained cleanliness and safety in the kitchen at all times.
  • Prepared meals for 100+ people on a daily basis.

Prep Cook at Red Lobster, INAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Cooked all food items according to recipes and established procedures.
  • Maintained cleanliness throughout the kitchen.
  • Kept track of all prepared food items and ensured that they were properly labeled and stored.
  • Monitored stock levels and placed orders for supplies as needed.
  • Assisted in training new prep cooks.


High School Diploma at Ben Davis High School, Indianapolis, INSep 2015 - May 2019

I have learned how to study for exams, how to research papers, and how to time manage my school work.


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