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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

I love cooking. I've worked in a restaurant for most of my adult life. I'm extremely hard working, punctual, dependable, and understand the importance of "team work" in a kitchen. I'm easy going, and never get rattled under the stress of a kitchen.

Well-rounded Chef offering over 20 years of comprehensive experience consistently preparing exceptional menu items to garner customer praise. Well-versed in creating new, seasonal menus and maintaining smooth and timely kitchen operations. Committed to delivering first-rate dining experience to guests. Dedicated Chef skilled in menu creation and modification, cook and assistant supervision and cost control. Creative and artistic professional with 20+ years of hands-on experience preparing meals for customers in fast-paced restaurant. Advanced knowledge of pastry, culinary and baking techniques. Versatile Chef with vast experience preparing dishes to impress diners. Trains and develops chefs to company standards. Anticipates ingredient needs and arranges re-stock to facilitate productive kitchen flow and uphold business standards. Punctual Chef/Cook experienced in following menus and recipes to prepare quality food. Polished in setting up and cleaning equipment for daily food preparation and helping manage supplies. Excellent multitasker recognized for supporting successful kitchen operations.

Skills
  • Kitchen Management
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Employee Development
  • Staff Training
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Hiring and Training
  • Scheduling and Coordinating
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Cost Control
  • Training and Development
  • Inventory Management
  • Budget Management
  • Multitasking and Organization
  • Vendor Relations
  • Shift Scheduling
  • Staff Supervision
  • Safe Food Handling
  • Portioning Understanding
  • Recruitment and Hiring
  • Portion Control
  • Menu Pricing and Writing
  • Monitoring Food Preparation
  • Back of House Management
  • Money Handling
  • Scheduling Staff
  • Managing Deliveries
Experience
05/2020 to 07/2021 Assistant Manager Ralph Lauren | Gilroy, CA,
  • Implemented training processes for newly hired employees and supervised department managers, shift leads and production personnel.
  • Secured revenue, accurately monitoring transactions and deposits to eliminate discrepancies.
  • Assisted supervisor in evaluating employee performance and cultivating improvement initiatives.
  • Delegated daily tasks to team members to optimize group productivity.
  • Enforced company policies and procedures to strengthen operational standards across departments.
  • Completed inventory audits to identify losses and project demand.
  • Collaborated with store manager to develop strategies for achieving sales and profit goals.
  • Maintained inventory accuracy by counting stock-on-hand and reconciling discrepancies.
  • Coached team members and delivered constructive feedback to promote better productivity and build confidence.
  • Assigned work and monitored performance of project personnel.
04/2016 to 09/2020 Kitchen Manager Kitchen United | Chicago, IL,
  • Trained workers in food preparation, money handling and cleaning roles to facilitate restaurant operations.
  • Oversaw meal preparation and monitored food handling to encourage safety.
  • Interviewed, hired and supervised back of house staff to clean tables, remove dishes, take food to tables and assist servers and bartenders.
  • Maximized team performance by training new employees on proper food handling and restaurant protocols.
  • Developed and implemented strategies to enhance team performance, improve processes and boost results.
  • Kept kitchen equipment properly functioning by following manufacturer's operating instructions and educating staff on proper use.
  • Received, organized and rotated paper goods and food ingredients.
  • Assisted restaurant owners with pricing by providing ingredient costs and portioning information.
  • Worked with vendors to establish strong relationships and maintain proper inventory supplies.
  • Implemented surface and equipment schedules and standards to maintain clean, neat and sanitized kitchen.
  • Trained employees on cooking techniques, safety standards and performance strategies.
  • Planned kitchen staff schedules to maximize coverage and encourage collaboration.
  • Utilized various preparation and cooking methods to create menu items in accordance with recipes.
  • Maintained budgeted food costs using tools within inventory management system.
  • Consistently maintained high levels of cleanliness, organization, storage and sanitation of food and beverage products to ensure quality.
  • Oversaw food preparation, production and presentation according to quality standards.
  • Distributed food to service staff for prompt delivery to customers.
  • Provided leadership, insight and mentoring to newly hired employees to supply knowledge of various company programs.
  • Assisted staff by serving food and beverages or bussing tables.
  • Worked in close collaboration with team members to ensure customers received high-quality service.
  • Promoted safe working conditions by monitoring safety procedures and equipment.
  • Resolved problems or concerns to satisfaction of involved parties.
  • Delegated work to staff, setting priorities and goals.
  • Trained new employees to perform duties.
  • Checked with guests to get feedback on food served, resolve issues, bring additional items and refill beverages.
  • Oversaw inventory and ordered ingredients to restock freezers, fridges and pantry.
02/2011 to 02/2016 Cook-Head Chef Spectrum Health | Wyoming, MI,
  • Planned and prepared food product orders to maintain appropriate stock levels.
  • Monitored kitchen area and staff to maintain overall safety and establish proper food handling techniques.
  • Developed innovative recipes to suit complicated dietary requirements for customers.
  • Delegated tasks for kitchen employees and developed staff teams to streamline food preparation procedures.
  • Regularly interacted with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
  • Assisted restaurant owners with pricing by providing ingredient costs and portioning information.
  • Liaised with vendors to purchase optimal recipe ingredients at cost-effective rates.
  • Supervised specialty dish preparation to satisfy customer requests and cater to various dietary needs.
  • Assessed inventory levels and placed orders to replenish goods before supplies depleted.
  • Suggested and prepared promotional dishes according to ingredient availability and customer preferences.
  • Monitored quality, presentation and quantities of plated food across line.
  • Trained kitchen workers on culinary techniques.
  • Developed recipes and menus to meet consumer demand and align with culinary trends.
  • Experimented with various ingredients and cooking techniques to develop new and flavorful dishes for customers.
  • Chopped and diced vegetables and fruits to stock fridge ahead of busy periods.
  • Used proper cleaning supplies and methods to disinfect counters where raw meat, poultry, fish and eggs had been prepared.
  • Prepared variety of foods according to exact instructions and recipe specifications.
  • Created tasty dishes using popular recipes, delighting patrons and generating return business.
  • Cleaned and sanitized kitchen equipment, utensils and work stations.
  • Oversaw inventory and ordered ingredients to restock freezers, fridges and pantry.
  • Monitored temperatures of prepared food and cold-storage areas.
  • Supervised food preparation staff to deliver high-quality results.
  • Trained and supervised line cooks to develop new skills and improve team performance.
  • Built and managed relationships with local vendors to obtain fresh, quality ingredients at cost-effective prices.
  • Plated dishes using tasty garnishes and sauces to appeal to and delight patrons.
  • Determined schedules and staff requirements necessary to prepare and plate food.
  • Analyzed recipes to determine menu prices based on cost of food, labor and overhead.
01/2004 to 12/2010 Cook Shift Leader One World Cafe | City, STATE,
  • Followed recipes and procedures to prepare, season and cook food products.
  • Cut, chopped and sliced meat and produce to prepare for cooking.
  • Kept kitchen, cooking utensils and storeroom clean and neat.
  • Served as lead cook, guiding and assisting training of less experienced cooks.
  • Followed "first in, first out" rule with every food and beverage item, tossing outdated and expired food products.
  • Trained kitchen workers on culinary techniques.
  • Cleaned and sanitized work stations and equipment, complying with regulatory procedures.
  • Sanitized counters and utensils used for preparation of raw meat, poultry, fish and eggs.
  • Operated variety of kitchen equipment to measure and mix ingredients.
  • Received and stored food and supplies.
  • Maintained clean and orderly appearance throughout kitchen and dining area.
  • Handled advanced thawing and food pre-preparation for upcoming meals.
  • Executed proper techniques when preparing menu item ingredients.
  • Monitored supply inventory and rotated stock to maintain optimal freshness and reduce waste.
  • Set up work stations prior to opening to minimize prep time.
  • Checked completed orders for correct quantity and quality.
  • Prepared variety of foods according to exact instructions and recipe specifications.
  • Chopped and diced vegetables and fruits to stock fridge ahead of busy periods.
  • Oversaw inventory and ordered ingredients to restock freezers, fridges and pantry.
  • Distributed food to service staff for prompt delivery to customers.
  • Communicated effectively with wait staff regarding patron food allergies and dietary restrictions.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2000 to to High School Diploma | Lakeland, Mentor, OH, GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Lakeland

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Manager
  • Kitchen Manager
  • Cook-Head Chef
  • Cook Shift Leader

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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