Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Quality-focused and efficient Cook adept at preparing and plating food in high energy, fast-paced kitchens.

  • Food handlers card
  • Focused and disciplined
  • Focus on portion and cost control
  • Ability to handle fast-paced environment
  • Ability to handle/resolve problems
  • Knowledge of basic food preparation
  • Sandwich preparation experience
  • Willing to work under pressure
  • Written and oral communication skills
  • Good personal hygiene
  • Able to work with hands continuously
  • Consistently complies with polices and procedures
  • Food and beverage handling expert
  • Skillful kitchen staff trainer
  • Back of house operations understanding
  • Kitchen productivity
  • Food handling knowledge
  • Food production quality knowledge
  • High level of cleanly kitchen maintenance
  • Team-oriented
  • Well groomed
  • Preparation of various food items
  • Able to regularly lift/move up to 25-50 lbs
  • Uses proper sanitation practices
  • Basic knife skills

Assisted in maintaining preparation and service areas in a sanitary condition.Baked, roasted, broiled, and steamed meats, fish, vegetables and other foods.

Checked temperatures of freezers, refrigerators, and heating equipment to ensure proper functioning.Cleaned and inspected galley equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas.Cleaned and organized eating, service and kitchen areas.Cleaned and sterilized equipment and facilities.Cleaned garbage cans with water or steam.Ensured freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items and rotating stock.Executed daily production lists and goals.

Inspected and cleaned food preparation areas to ensure safe and sanitary food-handling practices.Performed other tasks as assigned by the sous chef or chef.Prepared daily food items and cooked simple foods and beverages.Prepared food items.Swept and scrubbed floors.Trained new employees.Turned or stirred foods to ensure even cooking.Washed dishes, glassware, flatware, pots and/or pans using dishwashers or by hand.Weighed and measured ingredients.Trained kitchen staff on proper use of equipment, food handling and portion sizing.Responsible for all garnishes for main courses, pasta, soups and potages.Cleaned, cut and cooked meat, fish or poultry.Compiled and maintained records of food use and expenditures.Complied with scheduled kitchen sanitation and ensured all standards and practices were met.Cooked food properly and in a timely fashion while using safety precautions.Cooked the exact number of items ordered by each customer while working on several different orders simultaneouslyEnsured first-in-first-out system with all ingredients labeled and stored properly.Ensured consistent high quality of plate presentation.Measured ingredients required for specific food items being prepared.Notified kitchen personnel of shortages or special orders.Prepared special diet foods, salads, desserts, and other nourishments.Sorted and removed trash and placed it in designated pickup areas.

02/2014 to 10/2014 Bakery- Cook Dierbergs | Arnold, MO,
  • Handled products and equipment in accordance with safety and sanitation guidelines.Cleaned walls, fans and drains in.
  • bakery coolers, display cases and work areas.Proofed dough products and baked breads, cookies and other bakery.
  • products.Praised by management for being a fast and efficient worker, requiring little supervision.Organized and.
  • positioned product cases in produce warehouse and walk-in cooler.
01/2013 to 02/2014 Courtesy Clerk Life Time Fitness | Rochester Hills, MI,
  • Greeted all customers.Conducted price checks for cashiers and service clerks.Checked out customers and bagged.
  • items quickly.Suggested additional items and offered samples of weekly promotional items to increase store.
  • sales.Praised by management for being a fast and efficient worker, requiring little supervision.Served shoppers in a.
  • prompt, courteous and friendly manner.
2015 to 02/2015 Team Member Brookdale Senior Living | Madison, WI,

Took necessary steps to meet customer needs and effectively resolve food or service issues.Served fresh, hot food with a smile in a timely manner.Communicated clearly and positively with co-workers and management.Served orders to customers at windows, counters and tables.Packaged menu items into bags or trays and placed drink orders into carriers.Prepared and served beverages such as coffee, tea and fountain drinks.Carefully maintained sanitation, health and safety standards in all work areas.Frequently washed and sanitized hands, food areas and food preparation tools.Closely followed standard procedures for safe food preparation, assembly and presentation to ensure customer satisfaction.Performed general maintenance duties, including mopping floors, washing dishes, wiping counter tops and emptying grease traps.Cleaned food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils.Maintained a neat, well groomed appearance including impeccable personal hygiene, hair restraint and minimal jewelry that met company standards.

03/2015 to Current Prep Cook Buffalo Wild Wings | City, STATE,

Prepared items according to written or verbal orders, working on several different orders simultaneously. Performed serving, cleaning, and stocking duties in establishments. Performed dishwasher duties. Portioned and wrapped food. Prepared a variety of foods according to customers' orders or supervisors' instructions. Prepared hot and cold foods. Cleaned and prepared various foods for cooking or serving. Frequently switched between positions as Cold Food prep, Soup Station Chef and Relief Chef mid shift to support changing needs of large industrial kitchen.Executed various kitchen stations and assisted with, meat, fish, saute or pantry. Inspected dining and serving areas to ensure cleanliness and proper setup.

Expected in 2014 High School Diploma | Westwood High School, Mesa, AZ GPA:

Specialized in Culinary I & II Programs.


Fluent in English

Courteous demeanor

Bilingual Spanish/English


People skills: enthusiastic people person, advanced problem-solving, great organizational skills, quick learner, fast- paced is easiest

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School Attended

  • Westwood High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Bakery- Cook
  • Courtesy Clerk
  • Team Member
  • Prep Cook


  • High School Diploma

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