Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Assistant Chief, responsible for managing operations, activities, and services. Recommend management goals, and objectives, and assist in supervising, directing and managing daily operations. Skilled in human resources, operations, production, and compliance. Assist the Chief in meeting all departmental goals and objectives. Dedicated to serving individuals with special needs with utmost respect and consideration. Deep passion to help guide clients to their full potential. Monitor behaviors of clients and encourage to participate in appropriate activities as noted within plans Committed Lead Cook [ 10] years of kitchen experience. Focused on planning creative menus and staying exceptionally calm and efficient in high-stress situations. Competent at monitoring employee safety and training new employees on safety and kitchen standards. Diligent restaurant kitchen worker with excellent cooking skills and strong knowledge of food safety. Consistently maintain well-stocked, organized and clean kitchen areas to maximize productivity. Dedicated team player with punctual nature and open communication style dedicated to meeting every preparation and service need. Apt Lead Cook with exceptional multitasking skills and adaptability. Proficient in monitoring employee progress for fantastic time management and delegating kitchen tasks effectively. Talented at innovative menu planning and thorough food preparations. Innovative Lead Cook with [5] years of kitchen supervision experience. Gifted at food preparation and monitoring a staff closely. Effective in menu planning and adapting to menu changes and kitchen issues quickly. Committed [Prep Cook] with [5] years of experience creating batches of ingredients for speedy assembly of menu items. Talented at preparing quantities of ingredients necessary for estimated number of customers. Independent team member able to make decisions without supervision and work well with coworkers.

  • Cooking abilities
  • Food spoilage prevention
  • Institutional and batch cooking
  • Food preparation
  • Strong attention to safe food handling procedures
  • Kitchen equipment operation and maintenance
  • Food presentation talent
  • Hospitality service expertise
  • Hospitality and service industry background
  • Food preparation and safety
  • Documentation and reporting
  • Stockroom organization
  • Food station setup
  • Resolving discrepancies
  • Reporting
  • Portion control
Work History
08/2019 to Current
Asst Grill Cook Benchmark Senior Living Woonsocket, RI,
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards
  • Maintained smooth and timely operations in preparation and delivery of meals
  • Set up work stations and prepped [Grill{ food for dishes to increase productivity during busy mealtimes
  • Cleaned areas regularly to maintain sanitation and safety standards and streamline service flow
  • Upheld optimal staff and customer protections by monitoring food handling, cleaning and sanitation protocols
  • Engaged with customers, offering menu information, providing suggestions and showing genuine appreciation for business
  • Prepared operational reports and analyses and made appropriate recommendations to address progress and negative trends
  • Worked with kitchen managers to improve recipes for Hot dishes, cutting costs 100]% and decreasing waste 100%
04/2018 to 01/2019
Lead Cook Tood Brian Tavern &Grill City, STATE,
  • Unloaded food supplies from distributor trucks to efficiently organize inventory
  • Upheld optimal staff and customer protections by monitoring food handling, cleaning and sanitation protocols
  • Followed restaurant stock management schedule to monitor product freshness and rotate out old products
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity
  • Adjusted established recipes to remove allergens or alter tastes for customer desires
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality
  • Collaborated with [Manager]s to collect information about specific customer desires and dietary needs
  • Safely used kitchen equipment such as Flat Top Grill and Fryers, effectively reducing injuries and burns 100%
  • Cleaned counters, food preparation areas and equipment with sanitizing spray to prevent cross-contamination from raw meat and other items
  • Prepared foods like[ all meats] and [Sauces] to assist cooks meet turnaround times on orders
  • Restocked inventory and ingredient items to maintain optimal kitchen efficiency
  • Reduced customer waiting by batch cooking popular items during rush times
  • Collaborated with manager immediately when serious equipment failures occurred to resolve quickly and avoid slow-downs
  • Fried, grilled and baked foods such as {hamburger] {meatloaf] and [Vegetables]
  • Oversaw inventory and restocked ingredients following First-In First Out (FIFO) method to minimize spoilage
  • Trained and assisted new kitchen staff members
  • Received food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete entire order together and serve hot
  • Distributed food to wait staff quickly to provide excellent customer satisfaction
  • Sent order information to kitchen using computer system and giving verbal instructions about customers' special requests and needs to other staff
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Wrapped up and stored unused food in appropriate containers and placed in refrigerator to avoid spoilage
  • Guided prepared items into oven precisely to prevent skin burns and cooked at specific temperatures and times
  • Increased kitchen efficiency by [100%] by streamlining processes, reducing waste and mentoring team members on proper procedures
03/2011 to 07/2015
Concession Cook SMG Intrust Bank Arena City, STATE,
  • Checked each food item for freshness and provided feedback to kitchen supervisor for removal
  • Handled portion control activities according to specified instructions provided by chef
  • Prepared food items such as meats, poultry and fish for frying purposes
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment, sanitation and safety
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination
  • Participated in weekly team meetings to develop better plans and revise proper protocols to meet objectives
  • Assembled important paperwork and disclosures for borrower
  • Identified staff requirements and communicated to human resource department to initiate recruitment and training processes
Expected in 05/1974
High School Diploma:
West High School - Wichita, KS,
  • Graduated with [5.7] GPA
Expected in 05/1974
Home Economics: Food Service
Community Education Center - Wichita, KS,
  • SafeServ certification: Food Handling

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School Attended

  • West High School
  • Community Education Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Asst Grill Cook
  • Lead Cook
  • Concession Cook


  • High School Diploma
  • Home Economics

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