Traditional Food Service Resume Template

By The Diversity Employment Team - Published on: Feb 06, 2024

Jordan Ellis

Seattle, WA | (123) 456-7891 |


Passionate and dedicated food service professional, bringing over 8 years of culinary expertise, creative menu development, and strong leadership skills to drive kitchen efficiency and customer satisfaction.


  • Menu Development & Innovation
  • Health, Allergen, and Food Safety Training
  • Team Leadership & Training
  • Inventory Management & Cost Control


Executive Chef
XYZ Restaurant, Seattle, WA
June 2018 – Present

  • Led a dynamic kitchen team, coordinating workflow and ensuring adherence to high culinary standards.
  • Innovated and implemented seasonal menu items, driving customer satisfaction and repeat business.
  • Fostered relationships with local suppliers to ensure the freshness and quality of purchased ingredients.

Assistant Chef
ABC Café, Seattle, WA
January 2015 – May 2018

  • Played a crucial role in menu creation and daily specials, focusing on diversified and tasteful food preparations.
  • Managed kitchen staff scheduling, maintained inventory, and ensured the kitchen operated within budget.


Bachelor in Hospitality Management
University of Washington, 2014


  • Certified Food Manager (CFM)
  • ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification