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

Disciplined individual committed to impeccable food preparation and presentation within fast-casual and fine-dining restaurants alike. Recognized for preparing high-quality cuisine aligned to restaurant standards and consistency requirements. Certified in military for culinary specialist.

Skills
  • Cutting and slicing techniques
  • Dish preparation
  • Strong butchery skills
  • Focused and disciplined
  • High volume production capability
  • Food presentation
  • Fine Dining
  • Cleaning and organization
  • Culinary Art
  • Well-tuned palette
  • OSHA
  • Cleaning procedures
  • Food plating
  • Knife skills
  • Ingredient mixing
  • Staff training
  • Ingredient measurement
  • Recipe review
  • Hot and cold food preparation
  • Plating dishes
Experience
Back up Cook, 12/2019 to 06/2021
Atria Senior Living Group, Inc.Westland, MI,
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Prepared bakery and specialty products such as bagels, breads and pastries.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Trained, managed and guided kitchen staff to improve overall performance, service quality and productivity.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to minimize risk of salmonella and other food-borne illnesses.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients to use oldest products first.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Operated all bakery equipment, including ovens, proofers, fryers, sheeters, rounders, scales and mixers.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times at lunch and dinner rush.
  • Made recommendations to mangers regarding future food and equipment purchases to maintain product effectiveness.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Weighed, measured and mixed ingredients, following recipes to produce quality dishes.
Grill Cook, 12/2019 to 06/2021
Cafe Services IncLongmeadow, MA,
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Grilled various cuts of meat and seafood items to meet customer specifications and food handling standards.
  • Cooked all food to order ensuring adherence to company quality standards.
  • Assisted in preparation of menu items such as steaks, burgers and sandwiches.
  • Marinated food items according to corporate-provided instructions and recipes.
  • Distributed prepared food to servers in efficient manner.
  • Supported other kitchen team members when needed.
  • Reviewed quality standards and verified continuous application throughout kitchen environment.
  • Maintained cleanliness and organization of all line workstations.
  • Prepared over 200 menu items during each shift.
  • Sanitized workstation before and after shift to prevent illness and food contamination.
  • Created nutritious, safe, visually appealing, innovative and properly prepared and flavored food.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of food products resulting in consistently high scores on health inspections.
  • Communicated with wait staff regarding special requests, including food allergies and preparation techniques.
  • Set up work stations prior to restaurant opening to improve speed during busy periods.
  • Safely operated ovens, grills and other kitchen equipment to minimize accidents.
Dishwasher, 12/2019 to 06/2021
Major Food GroupBoston, MA,
  • Kept dishware, glasses and utensils ready for all customer needs by quickly scraping, washing and restacking items.
  • Developed great team spirit with other personnel by pitching in and helping with task completion.
  • Restocked main kitchen areas with items from shelves, coolers and freezers to help food preparation staff stay focused on customer orders.
  • Sanitized counters and wiped down surfaces following food preparation to prevent cross-contamination from raw meats.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized kitchen areas to promote efficiency.
  • Replaced clean utensils in storage bins, enabling servers to grab forks, knives and spoons quickly.
  • Washed buffet, restaurant and banquet items, including silverware, dishes, cooking utensils, equipment and displays.
  • Unboxed, stored and organized incoming kitchen supplies with every delivery.
  • Scrubbed pots, pans and trays by hand or cleaned using industrial washing machine.
  • Unloaded trucks to move food and supplies from delivery vehicle to storage areas.
  • Built customer loyalty by providing sparkling clean dishes and helping mangers with special requests.
  • Repaired and maintained dishwashing machine to keep dishes clean and kitchen running smoothly.
  • Handled glassware, crystal and other fragile items with exceptional care to prevent breakage.
  • Loaded and unloaded dishwashers, washing by hand large pots or items used on continuous basis.
  • Cleared trash and washed work area tables, walls, refrigerator equipment, cooking equipment and floors to keep sanitized kitchen.
  • Organized clean utensils in storage bins for servers to access easily.
  • Cleaned dishes with detergent, rinsing and sanitizing chemicals in three-compartment sink.
  • Wiped and sanitized various kitchen surfaces using specific cleaning supplies.
  • Moved food and supply items from delivery trucks to storage by unloading and organizing.
  • Scraped and pre-rinsed food from dirty dishes and placed items in dishwashing machine.
  • Operated and maintained cleaning equipment and tools, including dishwasher, hand wash stations, pot-scrubbing station and trash compactor.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2019
Kiefer High School - Kiefer, OK
GPA:
: HVAC Installation And Repair, Expected in
Central Technology Center - Sapulpa - Sapulpa, OK
GPA:

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School Attended
  • Kiefer High School
  • Central Technology Center - Sapulpa
Job Titles Held:
  • Back up Cook
  • Grill Cook
  • Dishwasher
Degrees
  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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