James Tollett 4709 Settlers Lane New York, NY 10016 (555)-183-5874 firstname.lastname@example.org
David Morin Rosewood Hotels and Resorts 849 Pyramid Valley Road South English, IA 52335
Dec 10, 2010
Subject: Application for position of Pastry Chef
Dear Mr. Morin,
Today, I would like to apply for your opportunity for employment as a Pastry Chef at Rosewood Hotels and Resorts. I would also like to introduce myself as a great candidate for this position, as I have the necessary specialty training and experience you require. You will find these details in this cover letter and resume.
I am seeking employment with your restaurant, Rosewood Hotels and Resorts, for a number of reasons. For one, I am well aware of your great reputation for culinary excellence-as one of the best in the country. Secondly, I have the professional training from New York City College of Technology in Culinary Arts with a specialty in pastry desserts, which I obtained in 1993. Third, I have an award winning portfolio of dessert subjects to offer you for review, as well as over seven years working for Montage Hotels & Resorts as Head Pastry Chef. I assure you that I am a skilled Pastry Chef, am a great supervisor, and can handle high stress and high volume conditions. I am a great team player, and offer an outstanding dessert product.
I thank you for reviewing this cover letter and resume today, and ask that you contact me at your convenience as soon as possible.