Executive Chef Resume

This Executive Chef Resume Sample is a simplified version, giving you a basic outline to kick start ideas for your own resume.  You already understand the importance of selling yourself.  Delve deep into your work history and showcase any outstanding achievements i.e., you saved the company x amount of $$$ by implementing new procedures – something to that effect.

Use quantifiable proof mentioned above and opt for a professional, classic, and attractive layout.

Note that this Executive Chef Resume Sample, indeed all these samples, are basic and in no way do they represent what your own resume could be and should be. With each example page, I add a quick “how-to” at the end that teaches you how to adjust these samples to make them your own.

Use these samples as inspiration to get you off on the right foot—and best of all, they are free.

I Have Also Added a Plain Version of the
Executive Chef Resume Below


225 Haven St, Providence, Rhode Island 00000
E: rtguest.chef@gmail.com  h  T: 3000000

“Celebrity Judge – Australasia Competition 2015”
“Celebrity Chef – Gold Plate Awards Asia Competition 2014”

Dynamic, high-performing confident Executive Chef with a passion for food and presenting exquisite culinary skills. Solely accountable for logistics management and direction, development of new services and operations, revenue performance and enhancement strategies within Food & Beverages. 100% focused on delivering customer satisfaction through the fine dining experience.

  •        Completed Pro Chef Financial Training at the Culinary Institute of America
  •        Developed multiple concept restaurants for luxury hotels
  •        Improved customer satisfaction rating for by 5 % in 2 Years
  •        Saved 6% of total food costs in the first year


EXECUTIVE CHEF (Jan 2013 to present)
Ritz Hotel, Hong Kong

Supervised all outlets within the Hotel including VIP Dining. Implement and develop menus, recipes and operational guidelines. Successfully managed cost control, menu costing and budgeting for weekly Food & Beverage consumption exceeding 250k. Supervised kitchen teams and ran banqueting operations. Supervise up to 120 multi-national culinary professionals as well as 65 kitchen stewards. Maintain all USPH & Canadian Health Standards achieving an average score of 99.5%.

Culinary outlets managed are:

Set a la Carte menus 1300 seats / French-style bistro 120 seats / Light meals 150 seats / Asian Fusion restaurant 120 seat / Special events including weddings, cocktail parties


Certificate in Culinary Art / Associate Degree (2002-2005) Sydney Culinary College, NSW, Australia
Trade Certificate, Cooking (1988-1991), Sydney TAFE, NSW, Australia

  •         Completed Management Training Courses
  •        Completed Cost Control Training
  •        Completed United States Public Health Training

Member of the American Culinary Federation Washington DC Chapter
Certified Executive Chef Certification with the American Culinary Federation
US Green Card, dual British and Australian Citizenship

Available upon request

10 Tips When Writing Your Executive Chef Resume

  1. Set aside several hours to write a powerful resume.
  2. You will need quiet space and a computer with Word (recommended) or similar.
  3. Use job descriptions and old resumes to jog your memory.
  4. Is this a career change for you? What skills can you transfer over?
  5. Expand on your duties in detail.
  6. Ensure the layout is attractive
  7. Write a compelling summary.
  8. Use bullet points.
  9. Proofread for sense, accuracy, spelling and grammar x 3.
  10. Add a well-written cover letter using your strengths to target the role on offer.

Please click the following link to learn more about my resume writing course or visit our contact page and ask our team to write a targeted resume for you.

Food for Thought:

As mentioned in the previous paragraphs, I offer a professional resume writing service as well as teaching people through my online resume writing course. Have you considered starting your own resume business? If you have the skill and aptitude, this could be an excellent second income stream to explore, or perhaps even a way to quit your day job.

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Sharron what can I say, you are beyond impressive! With the short time I gave you to prepare my resume, I was blown away with the outlay, the content and how you highlighted all my best points. I have shown your work to a recruitment agency and they were very impressed. Thank you so much for guiding me through the entire experience, you are truly gifted… Wanda Peters

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