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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
  • C:
  • Date of Birth:
  • India:
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  • single:
Professional Summary

Organized cashier experienced in handling cash, processing payments and cementing patron relationships with excellent interpersonal abilities. Proven history of carefully managing funds to reduce discrepancies. Service-oriented team member with articulate communication skills and friendly demeanor. Committed and hardworking cashier with 2 years of experience processing transactions and assisting customers. Dedicated to resolving issues, answering customer questions and ringing up customers. Creative problem-solver versed in customer service.

  • Performance assessments
  • Recipes and menu planning
  • Payroll and scheduling
  • Kitchen equipment operation and maintenance
  • Sanitation guidelines
  • Customer assistance
  • Refunds and exchanges
  • Cash register operations
  • Payment collection
  • Product upselling
  • Stocking and Replenishing
  • Credit card processing
  • Identification Checks
  • POS Systems
  • Point of Sale Knowledge
  • Liquor Law Compliance
  • Menu memorization
  • Relationship development
  • Supervision
  • Operational improvement
  • Project organization
Work History
Chef, 08/2020 to 11/2021
Life Care Centers Of America Columbus, OH,
  • Checked freezer and refrigerator prior to each shift to verify correct temperatures.
  • Prepared meals from scratch using authentic, popular recipes to generate repeat business.
  • Responded to dietary concerns and food allergies, creating dishes to meet customer needs and palates.
  • Utilized proper cleaning techniques to sanitize counters and utensils used in preparation of raw meat, poultry, fish and eggs.
  • Verified compliance in preparation of menu items and customer special requests.
  • Hired, trained and managed all kitchen staff, including employee development, issuing disciplinary action and conducting performance reviews.
  • Properly handled and stored food to eliminate illness and prevent cross-contamination.
  • Prevented cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when cooking and plating meals for food allergy sufferers.
  • Produced and plated variety of exotic fruit-based desserts and after-dinner cheese plates.
  • Monitored line processes to maintain consistency in quality, quantity and presentation.
  • Generated employee schedules, work assignments and determined appropriate compensation rates.
  • Maintained well-organized mise en place to keep work efficient and consistent.
  • Introduced new market items and spearheaded production of highly popular Sunday brunch.
  • Oversaw grill, stove and oven and cleaned all equipment after every shift.
  • Implemented successful cross-marketing strategies such as food and wine pairings.
  • Inventoried food, ingredient and supply stock to prepare and plan vendor orders.
  • Collaborated with vendors to source desired recipe ingredients while maintaining tight cost controls.
  • Developed recipes and menus by applying understanding of market demand and culinary trends,
  • Planned promotional menu additions based on seasonal pricing and product availability.
  • Aligned seasonal plans with ingredient availability and key area events for optimal promotions.
Cashier, 03/2018 to 07/2019
Centura Health Canon City, CO,
  • Processed POS transactions, including checks, cash and credit purchases or refunds.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs to promote loyalty, satisfaction and sales numbers.
  • Checked identification for proof-of-age and refusing alcohol and tobacco sales to underage customers.
  • Restocked, arranged and organized merchandise in front lanes to drive product sales.
  • Counted cash in register drawer at beginning and end of shift.
  • Assisted customers by answering questions and fulfilling requests.
  • Organized and reported on financial information to document payment histories and assist with sound financial accounting.
  • Promoted customer loyalty and consistent sales by delivering friendly service and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Educated customers on promotions to enhance sales.
  • Assisted customers with special services, account updates and promotional options.
  • Checked prices for customers and processed items sold by scanning barcodes.
  • Arranged paper and electronic payment records to maintain well-organized fill systems and recordkeeping compliance.
  • Reconciled cash drawer at start and end of each shift, accounting for errors and resolving discrepancies.
  • Checked bills with counterfeit pens and examined coins to spot and refuse foreign currency.
  • Reviewed weekly sales circulars and monitored price changes.
  • Mentored new team members on POS system operation, customer service strategies and sales goals.
  • Replenished sales floor merchandise and organized shelves, racks and bins for optimal appearance.
Smoothie Maker, 07/2016 to 03/2017
Smoothie King City, STATE,
  • Checked completed orders for accuracy and bagged meals for easy carrying.
  • Washed, peeled and cut fruits and vegetables in advance to save time on food preparation.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations during opening and closing procedures to maximize efficiency.
  • Prepared recipe ingredients by washing, peeling, cutting and measuring.
  • Maintained clean, sanitized and well-organized food preparation zones.
  • Wiped counters and sanitized equipment to maintain clean food prep and dining areas.
  • Scanned shelves and product cases for expired stock and discarded outdated or spoiled items.
Associate of Applied Science: Medical Assisting, Expected in 05/2026
Atlanta Technical College - Atlanta, GA
  • Graduated with 3.6 GPA
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2024
North Springs High School - Atlanta, GA
  • Graduated with 3.9 GPA
  • Selected to create and prepare unique dishes for private parties with well-known celebrities.
  • Completed manager training program.
  • Resolved product issue through consumer testing.
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
  • ServSafe
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
  • Salesforce

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Atlanta Technical College
  • North Springs High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Chef
  • Cashier
  • Smoothie Maker
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • High School Diploma