Cooks excel at delivering tasty treats. To prove your mettle as one, your cooking skills should be reflected in the best possible light in your resume.
How do you do that? Read on.
See examples of how Cooking is used in resumes:
Senior Consultant (tax)AurumSquare
Types of Cooking skills to add in your resume:
- Techniques: Baking, Cooking, Grilling, Ingredient Selection, Food Preparation, Knife Skills, Pastry, etc
- Recipe Design
- Menu Design
- Ordering and Operations
- Food Safety
- Food Regulations
- Food Science
- Kitchen Management
PRO TIPCooking and food handling/preparation certifications are a great way of edging out the competition. If you have one or two of them, your resume should highlight them. This will make a recruiter really want to call you.
How to demonstrate Cooking skills on your resume
- Streamlined budgeting for company which saved around $150K within the first three months
- Created custom menus for people with special preferences, including vegans, athletes, and patients with existing medical conditions
- Boosted restaurant sales by 75% through developing and delivering delectable food 7 days a week
What jobs require Cooking skills:
- Senior Consultant (tax)
- Consultant (tax)
- Product Manager
- Product Marketing Intern
- Lumber Customer Service Associate
- Co-founder & Advisor
- Seasonal Associate
Read our article on how to add language skills on resume for additional tips and tricks.
Cooking skills courses and certificates:
Here are the top related skills to Cooking:
- Microsoft Office
Cooking popularity over time:
Courtesy of Google Trends
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About this report:
Data reflects analysis made on over 1M resume profiles and examples over the last 2 years from Enhancv.com.
While those skills are most commonly met on resumes, you should only use them as inspiration and customize your resume for the given job.