Here is a strong resume sample for a Prep Cook job, using the functional resume format. Let’s take a closer look to see how the job seeker creates a clear, solid and focused resume.
About This Resume Sample
Although Robert (not his real name) graduated with a degree in a field very different from his current job target, he has gained solid experience in the restaurant field. He uses the functional format to highlight the skills he has gained while working at Chez Jean-Paul. What else has he done to help a hiring person quickly grasp Robert’s key skills and knowledge of the prep cook world?
- In the Highlights section, Robert first tells us how many years of experience he has in both the restaurant world and as a prep cook. By stating that he has worked at a 5-star restaurant, he shows the reader that he is at ease in a top-notch workplace.
- Robert has thought about what the main skills are that would be of value to a hiring person seeking a prep cook, and chose Preparation and Kitchen Organization as the two key skill sets. He has these two listed as headings, to let the reader know what skills he is focusing on.
- Right above the skill set headings, the first thing written under the Relevant Skills & Experience section heading tells the reader where Robert was working when he was using the skills listed. This adds strength, because the reader knows right away that Robert was employed at a select French restaurant.
- Within each skill set, he shows a broad range of tasks that he has done, and done well!
For an even closer look, here is Robert’s sample resume.
Resume Sample for Prep Cook
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