Back Line Cook resume example with 12+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Back Line Cook prepares quality food products quickly, safely and to recipe to meet or exceed company standards. Leverages grill, broiler, oven and fryer to cook variety of food items and assembles, wraps and packages orders to meet business demand. Recognizes and adheres to all cleaning and sanitation policies and procedures to promote safe environment for all. High-performing Chef offering 10 years of restaurant experience. Excellent communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills. Talent for building streamlined, cohesive teams. Diligent restaurant possessing excellent cooking skills and strong knowledge of food safety. Proficient in maintaining 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.

  • Sanitization
  • Plating
  • Food safety
  • Frying
  • Food preparation
  • Organization
Lansdowne High School & Academy of Finance Baltimore, MD Expected in 02/2006 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
E.A. Sween Company - Back Line Cook
Lewisville, TX, 07/2020 - Current
  • Cooked food products using grill, oven, broiler or fryers and transferred to table or over shelf for holding.
  • Tempered and labeled food products with discard date as directed by management.
  • Toasted buns and assembled sandwiches using proper amount of condiments.
  • Set up work stations and prepped [Type] food for dishes to increase productivity during busy mealtimes.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
Whole Foods - Grass Cutter
Fresno, CA, 05/2018 - 05/2020
  • Trimmed trees, hedges and other plants using chainsaws and pruning saws.
  • Prepared ground for landscaping using hand tools such as shovels, rakes, trimmers and axes.
  • Mowed and edged lawns using power mowers and edgers.
  • Maintained landscapes by mulching, weeding and edging around flower beds, walls and walkways.
  • Loaded and unloaded lawn products and equipment from work trucks.
  • Operated lawn maintenance equipment and tools such as mowers, edgers and leaf blowers.
  • Removed trash and debris before and after mowing for safe and clean work site.
  • Removed overgrowth, hazards and debris from common pathways to improve usability.
  • Trimmed greenery, shrubs and hedges to maintain uniform appearance.
  • Maintained grounds including trimming, weeding and general clean-up.
Friendlys Ice Cream LLC - Prepared Foods Team Member
City, STATE, 01/2020 - 03/2020
  • Stored refrigerated and frozen items at correct temperatures to comply with food safety rules.
  • Prepared food items by following recipes and product directions.
  • Stocked food items upon manger request and adhered to food safety standards at all times.
  • Completed all hot and cold food assignments to meet deadlines for meal preparation.
  • Maintained high level of efficiency in fast-paced work environment.
  • Prepared menu orders for customers, ensuring quality and visual presentation.
  • Checked refrigerated and frozen cases and replenished low stock every [Timeframe].
  • Recorded, monitored, and maintained optimal and required food temperatures through kitchen, restaurant, and storage areas.
  • Prevented food spoilage by monitoring dates, rotating stock and following proper storage procedures.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations during opening and closing procedures to maximize efficiency.
  • Inspected equipment such as refrigerators and warming lamps every [Timeframe] to check compliance with safe operating levels.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dishes and utensils, consistently keeping adequate supplies on hand for expected customer loads.
  • Prepared and expedited food orders to support waitstaff and other team members.
  • Distributed food to wait staff quickly during busy peak periods to drive customer satisfaction.
  • Maintained clean, trash-free workspaces to maximize productivity and safety.
  • Used downtimes to prepare ingredients and restock supplies for expected busy periods.
  • Promoted customer satisfaction by preparing food according to standard recipes with modifications based on individual customer requirements.
  • Used proper handling and preservation methods while packaging and storing food products.
  • Utilized culinary and cutlery tools to prepare various foods for cooking or cold dish presentations.
  • Maintained composure and work quality while under stress.
  • Cleaned and sanitized all work surfaces between preparation of various foods, avoiding cross-contamination while maintaining food safety guidelines.
JC Parry & Sons - Machine Operator Assembler
City, STATE, 04/2006 - 10/2015
  • Read and interpreted blueprints and schematics for work to be performed.
  • Dismantled machinery to access, remove and replace worn components and keep production within optimal tolerances.
  • Maximized productivity by keeping detailed production records and identifying hold-ups.
  • Set parameters for each job to attain [Number] score on [Type] test.
  • Maintained machines within work area, complying with company and OSHA safety rules and regulations.
  • Updated daily production logs with timely and accurate information, regularly informing management of special incidents or non-conformance issues.
  • Manually set up machinery and equipment, including [Equipment], [Equipment] and grinders.
  • Tended operating machinery to identify equipment malfunctions and locate sources of product defects.
  • Maintained equipment performance by completing routine maintenance actions such as lubricating and cleaning components.
  • Set up and ran [Type] and [Type] machinery to produce exceptional products for [Industry] needs.
  • Operated [Type] equipment safely and efficiently with team of [Number] employees.
  • Identified malfunctions or failures by routinely monitoring and analyzing equipment operations.
  • Calibrated, tested, and adjusted machine settings or controls in preparation for [Type] operations.

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School Attended

  • Lansdowne High School & Academy of Finance

Job Titles Held:

  • Back Line Cook
  • Grass Cutter
  • Prepared Foods Team Member
  • Machine Operator Assembler


  • High School Diploma

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