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Cory Cook
234 Dessert Lane Snackville, Oregon 54321 (503) 444-2299
Objective: Chef or Prep Cook
Highlights of Skills
Knowledge of health and safety codes and regulations; current food handler’s card
Experienced in safe operation of commercial food service equipment, including deep
fryers, ovens, cooktops, and slicers
Performs multiple tasks smoothly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment
Ability to follow recipes, instructions, and guidelines
Meticulous worker; attentive to quality and detail
Relevant Skills & Experience
Catered banquets of up to 40 people: set up room and buffet, took drink orders,
served food and drinks, bussed and cleaned up
Prepared attractive salads, sandwiches, appetizers and entrees for over 75 people
Food Prep
Gained familiarity with braising, breading, fat frying, and grilling
Cooked all house stocks for cafe
Set up and cleaned equipment for daily food preparation
Cut, trimmed, and boned meats; cleaned and prepared vegetables and fruits
Assembled and accurately measured ingredients
Organization & Cash Handling
Inventoried and ordered kitchen supplies
Received, inspected, and stocked supplies
Prioritized prepping duties to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, crowded kitchen
Maintained safe, sanitary, and orderly work area
Operated electronic cash register: processed cash and credit card purchases
Kept accurate records on special dietary needs of retirement home residents
Work Experience
Institutional Assistant Cook
. Willows Retirement Home (Portland, OR), 2000 - 2001.
Assisted cook in planning, preparing, cooking and serving meals for 80 residents on
special diets.
Prep Cook.
Manor House Restaurant (Portland, OR). 1998 - 2000.
Deli Person.
East Avenue Deli (Portland, OR). 1997 - 1998.
The Turkish Coffee Spot (Portland, OR). 1996 – 1997.
Currently attending Portland Community College
Will be attending Portland State University, Fall 2003

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