Gold Package - Chef & Hospitality
Chef/Hospitality CV – Page 1
The first page of the CV should contain practically all the core information you wish to convey about your Career via an original Profile, Skills (Usually Tabled) and Notable Achievements section. When applying for any role as a Chef or Head Chef, be it for a multinational or a community organisation, it is imperative that you’re CV, Cover Letter and LinkedIn Profile reflects your innate ability as a professional. It needs to demonstrate your talents at organising large functions or events, training new staff members, leading Kitchen duties, cost-cutting and working to drive the business forward and create a successful and profitable culture within the Kitchen . A Professional and Effective Chef/Hospitality CV is probably the single most effective investment your will make to secure your future. It is simply the difference between success and failure.
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Chef/Hospitality CV – Page 2
This should only reinforce and reflect much of the various factual statements that is reflective of a successful career in the Kitchen including; Certs, Types of Foods, Stock taking, Menu Planning and the various establishments that one has worked in and for. A normal ‘Run-of-the-Mill’ CV and Cover Letter for Hospitality and Chef roles is probably going to do you more harm than good, simply because it is a unique career that demands specific skills and experience relevant to the role you are targeting. When it comes to a culinary career, there is unique and fundamental information that needs to be conveyed when applying for any role. We have the know-how to convey those skills. Let us take over from here. Order Below.
Chef/Hospitality CV - Framework
Types of Foods, Menu Plans, Establishments and various methods of cooking, food buying and menu planning need to be at the forefront of your CV and Cover Letter.
Power Verbs to pass the ATS Software (It is important not to use too many).
Targets and Awards
Include Certificates, Targets, Awards and Accolades from the Management team or company.
Any Leadership and Management experience, both in your current role and those related to the Job Spec.
Clarity and Likeability
Design your CV in an easy-to-read format. Convey a warm writing style that avoids a robotic Factual-based document.
Avoid Repetitive skills, targets, achievements and daily tasks. Keep it fresh and informative.