cafeteria worker resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Enthusiastic Cafeteria Worker focused on preparing food according to district program guidelines, including subsidized meals for students in need. Skilled at operating in high-volume batch cooking environments to provide meals that are nutritious, safely handled and efficiently prepared.

  • Customer Relations
  • Quality Assurance
  • Employee Training
  • Food Service
Cafeteria Worker, 08/2021 to 05/2023
Xanterra Parks & ResortsWilliams, AZ,
  • Prepared food according to recipe instructions to manage regular school meals.
  • Assisted cook with prep work by cutting vegetables and preparing side dishes and salads.
  • Maintained tools, equipment and surfaces in clean, neat and working order.
  • Followed guidelines for safe serving, appropriate temperatures and proper presentation.
  • Performed work to top standards, proving best service for students, employees and school visitors.
  • Adhered to safe and proper storage guidelines for incoming supplies.
  • Utilized safe and efficient methods for operating equipment.
  • Organized and prepared ingredients for batch cooking.
  • Upheld correct procedures for preparing foods and storing leftovers.
  • Tailored orders to address customer allergies and gluten concerns.
  • Maintained clean and orderly appearance throughout kitchen and dining area.
  • Effectively multitasked within fast-paced environment.
  • Filled trays with food, utensils, napkins and condiments to provide diners with meals and accessories.
  • Worked in close collaboration with team members to ensure customers received high-quality service.
  • Made friendly conversation with customers to provide enjoyable bar experience.
  • Oversaw inventory in buffet and reported replacement needs to kitchen management.
Team Member, 01/2019 to 05/2021
Mitchells & ButlersAmesbury, MA,
  • Developed positive customer relationships through friendly greeting and excellent service.
  • Addressed customer needs, responding to specific requests.
  • Worked hard to learn required tasks quickly to maximize performance.
  • Maintained excellent levels of workplace cleanliness around equipment to enhance safety and productivity.
  • Rotated through series of different stations based on team needs.
  • Built and maintained working relationships with peers and upper management.
  • Contributed to team safety and productivity by removing safety hazards and keeping areas neat and well-stocked.
  • Trained new team members using approved training materials and information.
  • Processed and retrieved customer special orders.
  • Assisted newly hired team members by explaining company procedures and safety requirements.
  • Upheld high standards of productivity and quality in operations.
  • Improved knowledge and productivity through continuous education and learning from senior team leaders.
  • Followed production orders and company standards to exceed quality scores on consistent basis.
  • Stayed informed of company and store updates from leadership.
  • Collaborated with peers to meet strategic objectives and deliver on productivity and profitability targets.
  • Implemented performance, quality and efficiency measures to achieve aggressive production goals.
  • Participated in and contributed to meetings by sharing concerns and ideas for improvements.
  • Monitored and supported proper electronic shelf label signage.
  • Operated forklifts and overhead cranes to move supplies and finished products.
Checkout Operator, 12/2019 to 02/2020
Veterans Health AdministrationDickinson, ND,
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer services.
  • Balanced daily transactions with accurate closing processes.
  • Helped with purchases and signed customers up for rewards program.
  • Informed customers about store policies, merchandise options and current promotions.
  • Answered store phone calls to provide general information and direct callers to desired departments.
  • Trained [Job title]s and [Job title]s in cashier tasks to increase coverage possibilities.
  • Accepted cash and credit card payments, issued receipts and provided change.
  • Delivered high level of customer service to patrons using active listening and engagement skills.
  • Operated cash register or POS system to receive payment by cash, check and credit card.
  • Answered customer questions and provided store information.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum productivity.
  • Collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Processed sales transactions to prevent long customer wait times.
  • Scanned merchandise using point-of-sale system for accurate purchase totals.
Secretary, 04/2015 to 02/2017
Gowen Law OfficeCity, STATE,
  • Answered telephone calls to give information to callers, take messages or transfer calls to appropriate individuals.
  • Maintained organized filing system of paper and electronic documents.
  • Coordinated communications, taking calls, responding to emails and interfacing with clients.
  • Greeted visitors and directed to appropriate location or person.
  • Sent and distributed mail and parcels.
  • Ordered office supplies to purchase items and maintain appropriate levels.
  • Assisted with accounts receivable and accounts payable functions.
  • Processed documents and materials for dissemination to appropriate parties.
  • Managed multiple calendars and contacts using computer software.
  • Anticipated leadership needs by preparing or gathering records, reports and correspondence.
  • Managed staff calendars and coordinated travel, meeting and hotel accommodations.
  • Pleasantly welcomed visitors, answered phone calls and maintained front reception desk.
  • Organized files, developed spreadsheets, faxed reports and scanned documents, maintaining front desk and reception area in neat and organized fashion.
  • Handled incoming calls and directed callers to appropriate department or employee.
  • Kept office equipment functional and supplies well-stocked to promote efficient operations.
  • Responded to customer issues to provide immediate resolution and improve retention.
  • Sorted and distributed incoming faxes, letters and emails for office distribution.
  • Updated system to organize office documentation, maximizing efficiency and increasing productivity.
  • Drove customer feedback to deliver information to management for corrective action.
  • Used voice recorder or notepad to compose and transcribe meeting minutes.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1977 to Attala Christian School - Kosciusko, MS,

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School Attended

  • Attala Christian School

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  • Cafeteria Worker
  • Team Member
  • Checkout Operator
  • Secretary


  • High School Diploma

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