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

Talented kitchen leader and team motivator successful at maintaining staff focus and productivity in high-volume, fast-paced operations. Experienced with Type cuisine, sourcing ingredients, controlling budgets and boosting restaurant profiles. Conversational Language skills.

High-performing Chef offering Number years of restaurant experience. Excellent communication, leadership and problem-solving skills. Talent for building streamlined, cohesive teams.

Work History
Hillcrest Health Services - Chef
Council Bluffs, IA, 08/2015 - 05/2016
  • Developed and cooked memorable dishes that brought new customers into establishment.
  • Maintained well-organized mise en place to keep work consistent.
  • Responded to dietary concerns and food allergies, creating dishes to meet customer needs and palates.
  • Collaborated with other personnel to produce and modify menus and selections.
  • Inventoried food, ingredient and supply stock to prepare and plan vendor orders.
  • Handled and stored food to eliminate illness and prevent cross-contamination.
  • Initiated training for new team members on culinary techniques to improve productivity and increase kitchen workflows.
  • Placed orders to restock items before supplies ran out.
  • Oversaw grill, stove and oven and cleaned all equipment after every shift.
  • Prepared meals from scratch using authentic, popular recipes to generate repeat business.
Texas Roadhouse Holdings Llc - Fry Cook
Camp Hill, PA, 04/2003 - 05/2004
  • Maintained clean kitchen by wiping down counters and sinks, taking out trash and recycling and sweeping and mopping floors.
  • Operated deep fryer and griddle to cook and prepare meals at fast rate.
  • Prepared food items such as meats, poultry and fish for frying purposes.
  • Wrapped up and stored unused food in appropriate containers and placed in refrigerator to avoid spoilage.
  • Communicated closely with servers to fully understand special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Safely used kitchen equipment and reduced risk of injuries and burns.
  • Stayed informed of daily menu to help coordinate cooking times.
  • Operated large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers or griddles.
  • Prepared ingredients ahead of time to promote efficiency in dish garnishing.
  • Washed, cut and prepared foods designated for cooking, including Type and Type food.
  • Stored food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage.
  • Stored food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent cross-contamination and spoilage.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Read food order slips or received verbal instructions to properly prepare and cook food.
  • Cleaned, stocked and restocked workstations and display cases.
  • Operated compactors and balers to discard cardboard boxes and trash.
  • Cooked Number to Number made-to-order meals per Timeframe.
  • Tested temperatures of food at specified intervals by using food thermometers.
  • Operated fryers and grills by pouring oil and placing food items on surface to fry or grill.
Rocket Farm Restaurants - Fry Cook
Charlotte, NC, 07/2005 - 03/2009
  • Maintained clean kitchen by wiping down counters and sinks, taking out trash and recycling and sweeping and mopping floors.
  • Operated deep fryer and griddle to cook and prepare meals at fast rate.
  • Managed kitchen staff, supervised preparation of foods ,and explained steps for readying specialty items.
  • Cleaned and maintained fryers and grills to keep appliances in working condition.
  • Prepared food items such as meats, poultry and fish for frying purposes.
  • Wrapped up and stored unused food in appropriate containers and placed in refrigerator to avoid spoilage.
  • Communicated closely with servers to fully understand special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Safely used kitchen equipment and reduced risk of injuries and burns.
  • Stayed informed of daily menu to help coordinate cooking times.
  • Prepared ingredients ahead of time to promote efficiency in dish garnishing.
  • Operated large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers or griddles.
  • Checked each food item for freshness and provided feedback to kitchen supervisor for removal.
  • Washed, cut and prepared foods designated for cooking, including Type and Type food.
  • Stored food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage.
  • Stored food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent cross-contamination and spoilage.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Read food order slips or received verbal instructions to properly prepare and cook food.
  • Cleaned, stocked and restocked workstations and display cases.
  • Operated compactors and balers to discard cardboard boxes and trash.
  • Cooked Number to Number made-to-order meals per Timeframe.
  • Tested temperatures of food at specified intervals by using food thermometers.
  • Operated fryers and grills by pouring oil and placing food items on surface to fry or grill.
Skills
  • Workflow Optimization
  • Food Plating and Presentation
  • Signature Dish Creation
  • Team Leadership
  • Food Preparation and Safety
  • Food Spoilage Prevention
  • Sanitation guidelines
  • Kitchen equipment operation and maintenance
  • Utensils and equipment
  • Problem-solving
  • Steady food flows
  • Hospitality service expertise
  • New hire training
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Specialty cuisine
  • Baking and broiling skills
  • Fine-dining expertise
  • Made-to-order meals
  • Food inventories
Education
Michigan Avenue Academy Paw Paw, MI Expected in 05/2018 Ged : Ged - GPA :

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School Attended
  • Michigan Avenue Academy
Job Titles Held:
  • Chef
  • Fry Cook
  • Fry Cook
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