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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary

Hardworking and reliable worker with strong background in operating cash registers, stocking merchandise and keeping areas clean and neat. Highly organized, proactive and punctual. Operates well within team-oriented environments.

Energetic Cashier with 4years of experience assisting customers in settings with speedy order processing. Expert at answering customers' questions, offering suggestions and using traditional and computer-based register systems. Skillfully boost sales by explaining current promotions, relating to customers and building rapport.

Skills
  • Dish preparation
  • Proper storage and preservation
  • Certified [TABC + food handlers+ Adobe
  • Consistent presentations
  • Team contribution
  • Safe food handling
  • MS Office
  • Project organization
  • Communications
  • Team building
  • Planning and coordination
  • Organization
  • Cashier skills
  • Cashier experience
  • Profit and loss accountability
  • Communication and presentation
  • Scanner operations
  • Providing solutions
Experience
12/2019 to 05/2020
Chef Assistant The Culinary Institute Of America San Antonio, TX,
  • Cross-trained in other kitchen positions to support team and meet customer needs.
  • Re-stocked, organized and arranged service and food stations.
  • Organized ingredients and restocked supplies to prepare for busy periods.
  • Added garnishes and other finishing touches to improve plating presentation.
  • Cleaned utensils, dishes and glasses for customer use.
  • Packaged and stored food products appropriately to ensure proper handling and preservation.
  • Stored perishable food items in freezer or refrigerator to protect food from spoilage.
  • Checked and recorded temperatures of refrigerator and freezer daily to verify proper working conditions.
  • Followed recipes and customer requests to prepare high-quality, delicious meals.
  • Monitored and recorded temperatures of food, storage, and service areas to maintain established, regulatory guidelines.
  • Employed knowledge of cutlery and culinary tools to prepare vegan foods.
  • Maintained clean and sanitized work area in accordance with food safety guidelines, avoiding cross-contamination of raw and prepared food products.
  • Answered calls politely to answer customer questions.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Improved customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
  • Delivered Food to customer locations.
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
03/2017 to 11/2019
Cashier/Self Checkout Host Healthcare Services Group Bay City, TX,
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered advice.
  • Processed returned items in accordance with store policy.
  • Assisted with purchases, locating items and signing up for rewards programs.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
  • Properly verified customer identification for alcohol or tobacco purchases.
  • Processed all sales transactions accurately and promptly to prevent long customer wait times.
  • Trained new employees in cashiering procedures, offering assistance in resolving system issues.
  • Wrapped items and bagged purchases properly to prevent merchandise breakage.
  • Drove sales and add-on purchases by promoting specific item options to customers.
  • Wiped down counters and conveyor belt to remove debris and maintain cleanliness.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum efficiency.
  • Received payments for Product and issued receipts.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer service.
  • Inspected items for damage and obtained replacements for customers.
06/2018 to 12/2018
Waitress The Queens Table Vegan Cuisine City, STATE,
  • Communicated with kitchen staff frequently to stay up-to-date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
  • Minimized customer wait times by efficiently taking and filling large volume of orders each day.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Arranged each place setting attractively, using clean, chip-free plates and utensils.
  • Communicated with event coordinators to verify appropriate and adequate accommodations for larger parties.
  • Completed opening and closing checklists by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Maximized beverage sales by suggesting appropriate food and drink pairings to suit unique customer preferences.
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Prepared salads and appetizers and set up garnish stations to back up kitchen staff.
  • Assisted kitchen staff with food counts by determining number of items required for complete service.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and menu offerings such as appetizers, entrees and desserts.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts to boost performance of serving staff.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts to customers.
  • Updated repeat customers on menu changes and new food and beverage offerings to maintain quality service relationships.
  • Confirmed customers' ages for alcohol service and discontinued service to intoxicated guests.
  • Attended to new customers quickly to inquire about drinks and start off dining experience with prompt beverage service.
  • Greeted customers, assisted with questions and recommended daily specials, wine and desserts to guide patrons toward more profitable items.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Increased sales of key menu items through effective upselling.
01/2017 to 05/2017
Cashier Drive thru Taco Cabana City, STATE,
  • Reviewed completed orders and efficiently bagged for easy carrying and access by customers.
  • Backed up front counter employees to maximize guest satisfaction with speedy service.
  • Prepared drinks, ice cream and other special items to complete prepared food orders.
  • Restocked kitchen supplies by rotating food according to dates.
  • Monitored and counted food stock and supplies to reorder on time.
  • Completed opening, closing and shift change tasks to promote store efficiency.
  • Verified orders and bagged items for easy transport.
  • Performed food preparation tasks by making salads, brewing coffee and tea and slicing meats.
  • Entered requested menu items into POS terminal, modifying with substitutions and add-ons to customize orders.
  • Took orders, prepared foods and processed payments in full-service fast food establishment.
  • Assisted in preparing food by cutting, chopping and marinating meats, vegetables and fruits.
  • Checked headsets and replaced batteries prior to rush periods to maintain readiness.
  • Worked quickly to document orders, answer questions and process payments, keeping high-volume line moving and maintaining high customer satisfaction.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2017
High School Diploma:
Socorro High School - El Paso, TX
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Socorro High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Chef Assistant
  • Cashier/Self Checkout Host
  • Waitress
  • Cashier Drive thru

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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