What is the correct resume format for me?

I am applying in the restaurant and food industry. I have several years experience working as a head chef as well as several degrees and worldly experiences. What would be the correct resume format to use for someone in my position? 

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June 5, 2020 11:09 PM

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Start with your contact information top and center. Include your name, home address, phone number and e-mail. Below this you'll want to type a quick sentence that describes your work ethic. Something that will get attention for the right reasons. Below that, outline your skills in a bullet point list. Make it more than 5 but less than 10. Touch on your education after this followed by your working experience. If you have any volunteer work within the food industry such as working in a soup kitchen, place that at the bottom of the list.


June 8, 2020 8:47 PM

Have you considered just using an outline online? I don't think the food industry really requires anything too fancy but it couldn't hurt if you are applying for a high-end position at a 5-star place!

June 14, 2020 12:01 AM

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Considering you are applying based on skills, look for a functional style resume. You can find free templates online, create your own, or use online software that will allow you to create it online free or for a small fee.

June 23, 2020 11:35 PM

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marcos: Considering you are applying based on skills, look for a functional style resume. You can find free templates online, create your own, or use online software that will allow you to create it online free or for a small fee.

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You have the skills and experience, there is no reason why you should settle for a resume that is meant to serve as a one size fits all. There are plenty of examples online if you need to get some inspiration when making yours.

June 23, 2020 11:48 PM

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Focus on what you know. You want to highlight your experiences and your skills. For a job like this, it is crucial. Anyone can say they can cook or bake. You want to stand out from everyone else.

June 24, 2020 12:04 AM