Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Entry-level Kitchen Manager contributes consistently to business success with high-quality kitchen service.

Experienced Job title bringing demonstrated success in developing and motivating strong restaurant teams to assist Number customers hourly. Keeps all areas clean and sanitized while managing inventory and preventing waste. Positive and upbeat with customers and team members alike.

Talented kitchen leader offer over Number years of experience in preparing and serving diverse foods. Motivates employees to exceed customer expectations in high-volume settings while maintaining strong quality and cost controls. Service-oriented with good multitasking, safety management and decision-making skills.

High-achieving Kitchen Manager offers Number years' experience in restaurant industry. Background includes producing quality Type cuisine in Type establishments.

Results-focused Job Title versed in building and leading high-performance restaurant teams. Decisive manager and experienced problem solver.

Proficient Job Title skilled at sourcing best ingredients at best price and producing fast, high-quality food service.

Skilled Kitchen Manager knowledgeable about best practices, safe food handling and inventory management.

Energetic Kitchen Manager enthusiastic about working with high-performance teams. Personable, responsible, and hardworking professional. Dedicated to innovative dishes, effective budgeting and top-of-the-line customer service.

Experienced Job title successful at reducing costs, increasing productivity and maximizing customer satisfaction. Exceptional leader with strong communication and conflict resolution abilities. Number years of progressive leadership experience.

Ambitious, career-focused jobseeker, anxious to obtain an entry-level Job Title position to help launch career while achieving company goals.

Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

Experienced Job Title with over Number years of experience in Industry. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction.

Enthusiastic Job Title eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of Task and Task and training in Skill. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in Industry.

  • Kitchen Staff Coordination
  • Team Leadership
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Food Preparation and Safety
  • Order Delivery Practices
  • Order Accuracy
  • Food Plating and Presentation
  • Recipes and menu planning
  • Kitchen equipment operation and maintenance
  • Safe food handling
  • Marketing and sales
  • Menu development
  • Staff Management
  • Operations management
  • Performance improvement
  • Motivational style
  • First aid knowledge
  • Verbal and written communication
  • High-volume dining
  • Workflow planning
Work History
11/2020 to 06/2021 Bartender. Waitress Kitchen Manager Big Dawgs Saloon | City, STATE,
  • Created and deployed successful strategies to boost restaurant performance, streamline food prep processes and reduce waste.
  • Delivered in-depth training to workers in food preparation and customer-facing roles to promote strong team performance.
  • Delegated food preparation duties down to cooks and followed up with cooks to verify proper preparation and production of meals.
  • Wiped down counters using sanitizing spray to prevent cross-contamination among food items.
  • Checked and tested foods to verify quality and temperature.
  • Applied knowledge of previous supply needs and forecasted business levels to estimate required supplies.
  • Managed restaurant marketing, sales building and community involvement.
  • Conducted daily checks of refrigerators and freezers to verify proper food storage, container labeling and surface cleaning.
  • Identified team weak points and implemented corrective actions to resolve concerns.
  • Followed standardized recipes set by Chef for production of breakfast, lunch and dinner meals.
  • Spearheaded regular maintenance and repair operations to keep building and equipment in peak condition.
  • Hired, trained and managed kitchen staff, including developing employees, issuing disciplinary action and conducting performance reviews.
  • Scheduled and received food and beverage deliveries, adhering to food cost and budget.
  • Enhanced financial controls to minimize theft and loss risks, continuously maintaining accurate accounts and cash drawers.
  • Maintained kitchen cleanliness and sanitation through correct procedures and scheduled cleaning of surfaces and equipment.
  • Oversaw food preparation and monitored safety protocols.
  • Trained staff on proper cooking procedures as well as safety regulations and productivity strategies.
  • Helped general management develop prices based on inventory costs and portion sizes.
  • Kept facility compliant with health codes, sanitation requirements and license regulations, alleviating potentially heavy fines.
  • Increased kitchen efficiency Number% by streamlining processes, reducing waste and mentoring team members on proper procedures.
  • Enhanced sales by promoting Type products and assisting with creative menu selections.
  • Reduced health risks and safety hazards by preparing beverage products consistently while creating cleaning schedules, restocking items and sanitizing equipment to adhere to health department standards.
07/2018 to 10/2020 Head Breafast Cook Frogs Magnolia Bridge Rd | City, STATE,
  • Inspected kitchens to observe food preparation quality and service, food appearance and cleanliness of production and service areas.
  • Determined purchasing specifications and budgetary allotments for all menu items.
  • Collaborated with staff members to create meals for large banquets.
  • Developed recipes, portion specifications, and standard preparation procedures for all dishes.
  • Oversaw scheduling, inventory management and supply ordering to maintain fully stocked kitchen.
  • Mentored kitchen staff at all levels to prepare each for demanding roles.
  • Scheduled and received food and beverage deliveries, adhering to food cost and budget.
  • Prevented cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when cooking and plating meals for food allergy sufferers.
  • Obtained fresh, local ingredients to lower grocery costs.
  • Inspected freezer and refrigerator daily to check and maintain proper temperatures.
  • Initiated training for new team members on culinary techniques to improve productivity and increase kitchen workflows.
  • Maintained well-organized mise en place to keep work consistent.
  • Placed orders to restock items before supplies ran out.
  • Kept labor at or below Number% to support business profit targets.
  • Developed and cooked memorable dishes that brought new customers into establishment.
01/2017 to 06/2018 Manger Cook Bartender Coltons Corner | City, STATE,
  • Organized bar inventory and storage procedures to keep stock within optimal levels and meet expected customer demands.
  • Designed special drink and cocktail offerings on monthly basis as part of seasonal offerings.
  • Developed new signature cocktails to support bar marketing brand and increase profits.
  • Conducted regular inventories of bar and drink supplies to keep stock on hand and avoid expensive rush orders.
  • Performed opening and closing duties, printing sales reports, setting up for incoming shift, preparing cash drawers and taking inventory.
  • Adhered to state laws regarding alcoholic beverage services and customer regulations.
  • Decreased waste, following strict recipes and drink measurement protocol.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies in daily totals.
  • Followed alcohol awareness procedures for preventing excessive guest intoxication.
  • Increased bar revenue through development and marketing of featured cocktails.
  • Orchestrated numerous social functions, including private parties, business meetings and formal engagements.
  • Reduced inventory losses by managing beverage inventory with Software.
  • Assisted servers with specialty drinks orders by preparing on-demand items without delay.
  • Managed bar inventory, restocked supplies and placed orders for spirits, beer, wines and mixers.
  • Boosted bar profitability, mentoring team members on routine procedures and productivity strategies.
  • Maintained relationships with restaurant vendors to facilitate effective inventory management and implement cost controls.
  • Managed accurate register and produced daily sales reports backing up inventory usage numbers.
  • Kept bar presentable and well-stocked to meet all customer needs.
  • Consulted with managers to organize special events and promotions.
  • Generated higher ticket averages by training employees on suggestive up-selling techniques.
  • Completed regular bar inventories and daily requisition sheets and increased sales and profits.
  • Set up bar for operation, obtained cash bank and stocked service bar.
  • Operated efficiently in high-volume setting to prepare and serve more than Number drinks per hour.
  • Improved and applied social media marketing strategies to increase patronage.
  • Recruited and trained new bartenders and barbacks and scouted and auditioned performers for various special events.
  • Upsold menu items to customers, driving up per sale revenues and maximizing profits.
  • Upsold daily specials and beverage promotions to exceed daily sales goals.
  • Managed cash and bar revenue during special promotions or sporting events.
  • Developed drink menu with creative cocktails, contemporary wines and craft beers.
  • Polished glassware, bussed tables and removed debris to keep customer areas clean.
  • Trained Number new bartenders on drink preparation, product promotion, garnish preparation and sanitation protocol.
  • Set up glassware, liquor and other necessary supplies for special events.
  • Handled simultaneous customer, team and business needs while avoiding unnecessary delays or errors.
  • Kept alcoholic beverages well-stocked and organized to meet expected demands.
Expected in 07/1991 Ged | Denham Springs High School, Denham Springs, LA GPA:

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy


Resumes, and other information uploaded or provided by the user, are considered User Content governed by our Terms & Conditions. As such, it is not owned by us, and it is the user who retains ownership over such content.

How this resume score
could be improved?

Many factors go into creating a strong resume. Here are a few tweaks that could improve the score of this resume:


resume Strength

  • Formatting
  • Personalization
  • Target Job
  • Word Choice

Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Denham Springs High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Bartender. Waitress Kitchen Manager
  • Head Breafast Cook
  • Manger Cook Bartender


  • Ged

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

*As seen in: