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Food Line Cook

El Paso, Texas, United States
January 19, 2018

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Jose Alan Reyes

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Personal Summary

A hardworking, motivated, enthusiastic and ambitious Chef who has a real passion for food. Alan possesses a passion for excellence, and always strives hard to improve standards and guest satisfaction. Alan is not only a strong leader but is also a good team player who has the experience required to create a stimulating, positive and energetic working atmosphere

Right now, I am looking for a suitable position with a great company and fantastic surroundings


El Paso Community College, El Paso, TX (Graduate)

Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts and Related Science, 2012

Skills & Abilities

Order the right food stock and right quantity.

Enforce and maintain high standards of hygiene.

Experience of food manufacturing, food production, as well as restaurant and catering work environments.

Bi-lingual, able to speak English and, Spanish.

Multi-task and manage several different tasks at the same time.

Determined to learn more.


Handling emergency situations

Experience with industrial equipment.

Knowledge in basic fundamentals in; Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Work Experience

La boca Taberna

Line Cook. September 2016 - Currently


Prep fresh ingredients

Setting up and stocking the neccesary items

Assiting Chef with any task or prep needed

Prepare food according to tickets


Executive Chef October 2016 - September 2016


Responsible for Ordering and Purchasing.

Check freshness of food and ingredients

Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas for cleanliness and functionality.

Hire, train, and supervise cooks and other food preparation workers.

Order and maintain inventory of food and supplies needed to ensure efficient operations

-El Paso County Community Supervision and Corrections Department (CSCD)

Cook/ Kitchen Mgr. (Provisional) October 2015 – September 2016


Responsible for cooking balanced meals for 120 residents from the West Texas Behavioral Health Residential Treatment Center (BHRTC).

Responsible for preparing, cooking and serving meals.

Ensures that all kitchen equipment and appliances are clean and in proper working order.

Able to handle high levels of stress.

Ordering and Purchasing.

-KOI japanese fusion

Line cook/ Prep cook June 2015- August 2015


Rice maker.

Season and cook food acording to recipes

Weigh, measure and mix recipes according to personal judgment.

-The Green Ingredient

Head chef/ Sous chef May 2012- October 2015

In charge of running the kitchen, and responsible for ensuring that the restaurant operates efficiently and profitably, and that its customers are treated with the best healthy and organic food made from scratch.


Comprehensive knowledge of budgets, labor costs, inventory controls.

Knowledge of the food, methods and processes that contribute to running a successful kitchen and food preparation area.

Ensuring that all cleaning duties are carried out properly.

Provide large catering events.

Regularly checking the quality of cooked meals to ensure that standards are met.

Training up new kitchen team members.

-Carlos and Mickeys

Line Cook/Prep Cook January 2012 – May 2012


Prepare mexican traditional food in the mornings

Rotate supplies and ensure raw food is storage

Cleaning duties.

Operated grills, stoves, ovens, and fryers

Worked under the supervision of the head chef.

Maintained sanitary work environment.

-Carusos Italian Restaurant

Line cook/ prep cook May 2011 – December 2011


In charge of pizza station, salad station and desserts .

Cook food according to recipes

Ensure freshness of food and ingredients.

Wash, peel, and cut vegetables or fruits to prepare them for consumption.

-Italians Pizzeria

Pizza Maker /Cook March 2011 – May 2011


Worked with a stone brick oven.

Prepare dough by kneading and stretching as required.

Add toppings acording to order slips.

Manage pizza time in the oven.

Slice pizza according to size.

Hand tossed pizzas.

Bikini Joe s / Cabo Joe s

Line cook/ Prep Cook January 2011 – May 2011


Responsible in opening duties.

Refill every line.

Grill station, meat station and cold station.

Rotate the walk in fridge every morning.

Cook food according to recipes.


Team leader August 2008 – January 2011


Taking orders by Drive thru

Cooking hot dogs by order



Cleaning duties

Handling money

Opening and closing procedures.

Related Work Experience

*Experience in large catering events working for the Green Ingredient.

Events Suchs as:

-Villa Maria

Last year and this year for over 300 to 350 people were feed.

-Taste of El Paso

Last year which was for almost a 1000 people that was feed as well.

-CHASE Building Bank

Around 100 to 150 people satisfied.

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