owner operator resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Private Chef/Executive Kitchen Manager/Retail Store Owner
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary
  • Articulate, high-performing Chef offering 10+ years of restaurant experience and a talent for building cohesive teams. Enthusiastic business leader with dynamic experience planning, leading and improving activities to support successful business operations.
  • Self-motivated professional successful in seizing viable opportunities for expansion and innovation in business..

Position Seeking:

I am currently seeking employment to further continue maximize my skills while learning new techniques. I have extensive years and experience in hospitality, restaurant industry as well as private and fine dinning. I pride myself on being diverse enough and familiar with various types of skills needed to be successful working and managing businesses in multiple fields .

Work History
02/2020 to Current
-Owner/Operator JreamTeam Eatz Private Catering LLC City, STATE,

Private Catering for Any Occasion

IG: @JreamTeamEatz

Specializing in American Southern, while being well trained in various proteins from seafood, steaks,lamb, beef, chicken etc. Chef Joe brings a certain level of passion, style and professionalism to the kitchen that is unmatched with skills ranging from small bars, private dinning, fine dinning and much more.

  • Prepared meals from scratch using authentic, popular recipes to generate repeat business.
  • Placed orders to restock items before supplies ran out.
  • Collaborated with staff members to create meals for large banquets.
  • Inventoried food, ingredient and supply stock to prepare and plan vendor orders.
  • Prevented cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when cooking and plating meals for food allergy sufferers.
12/2019 to Current
-Owner/Operator Bigga Jreams Merch Retail Location City, STATE,


Address: 2964 S Rainbow Dr, Decatur Ga 30034 Suite 313

Bigga Jreams Merch is an urban casual clothing brand based out of Decatur, Georgia with garments ranging from XS-5XL, for both men and women. We offer a unique motivation and daily reminder to all of our customers that there's always more to life than our current circumstances and to always chase their JREAMS

  • Managed day-to-day business operations.
  • Consulted with customers to assess needs and propose optimal solutions.
  • Enhanced operational efficiency and productivity by managing budgets, accounts and costs.
  • Created and monitored promotional approaches to increase sales and profit levels.
  • Managed store organization, maintenance and purchasing functions.
  • Completed routine store inventories.
  • Optimized store displays and appearance via strategic merchandising.
  • Developed seasonal merchandise assortment to improve category depth and breadth.
  • Coordinated design process for multiple brands from concept sketches through final adoption.
  • Coordinated with social media, public relations and other teams to execute product introductions.
12/2019 to 04/2021
-Real Estate Acquisition Associate Offerpad City, STATE,

  • Assisted buyers with finding ideal homes by assessing needs, requirements and budgets.
  • Wrote contracts to outline sales and purchases of properties.
  • Advised and informed prospective clients on current market activities and conditions.
  • Liaised between buyers and sellers to establish favorable prices and negotiate contract terms.
  • Increased home sales through persuasion, negotiation and closing prowess.
  • Coordinated appointments to show tenants and buyers prospective homes.
  • Performed home evaluations and developed competitive market analysis for individual homes.
  • Generated leads for sales and rental properties through cold calls and referrals.
  • Studied property listings, interviewed prospective clients, accompanied clients to properties and discussed condition of sales.
  • Monitored local residential property market to adjust sales tactics, prices and overall business effectiveness.
  • Conducted detailed investment analysis, calculations and reports.
  • Analyzed revenues, costs and expenses for operating construction projects.
10/2014 to 08/2019
-Kitchen Manager/Chef Pappadeaux’s Seafood Kitchen City, STATE,
  • Conducted daily checks of refrigerators and freezers to verify proper food storage, container labeling and surface cleaning.
  • Checked and tested foods to verify quality and temperature.
  • Followed standardized recipes set by Chef for production of breakfast, lunch and dinner meals.
  • Trained staff on proper cooking procedures as well as safety regulations and productivity strategies.
  • Verified prepared food met standards for quality and quantity before serving to customers.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Grilled meats and seafood to customer specifications.
  • Transitioned between breakfast and lunch service.
  • Unloaded food supplies from distributor trucks to efficiently organize inventory.
  • Trained and assisted new kitchen staff members.
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity.
  • Portfolio Management
  • Line Cook
  • Unarmed Security Officer
  • Customer Service
  • Hospitality
  • Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Strategic Planning
  • Annual Planning
  • Quality Control and Oversight
  • Food Preparing, Plating and Presentation
  • Quality Assessments
  • Recipe Development
  • Cleaning and Sanitation
  • Vendor Relationships
  • Staff Recruiting and Hiring
  • Coordinating Kitchen Staff
  • Vendor Sourcing
  • Chef Support
  • Special Events and Catering
  • Instruction and Delegation
  • Equipment Purchasing
  • Handling Plates
  • Restaurant Operation
  • Guest Satisfaction
  • Food Preparation Techniques
  • Cooking and Baking
  • Portion and Cost Control
  • Signature Dish Creation
  • Kitchen Preparation
  • Marketing Materials
  • Vendor Contracts
Website, Portfolio, Profiles
  • BiggaJreamsMerch.Com
Expected in 05/2016 to to
Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice
Miles College - Birmingham, AL,
  • Received athletic scholarship
  • Member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated
  • Received Degree for Bachelor's of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Football letterman
Expected in 05/2012 to to
High School Diploma:
Tucker High School - Tucker, GA
  • Member of Two (2) State Championship Teams (football)

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School Attended

  • Miles College
  • Tucker High School

Job Titles Held:

  • -Owner/Operator
  • -Owner/Operator
  • -Real Estate Acquisition Associate
  • -Kitchen Manager/Chef


  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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