chef resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Passionate, spirited and trained professional, skilled in building relationships and developing high-performing teams. Leader in delivery of excellent customer service. Dedicated to applying the best practices in my profession. Devoted personal care professional skilled in fostering client health and convenience through assisting with daily activities and health needs. Driven to promote healthy habits to encourage client well-being by demonstrating healthy habits. Dedicated to applying emerging techniques to derive best possible outcomes.

  • Food and Beverage Pairing
  • Budgeting and Cost Control
  • Portion and Cost Control
  • Food Preparation Techniques
  • Relationship Building
  • Sanitation and Cleaning
  • Quality Control
  • Food Prep Planning
  • Safe Food Handling
  • Quality Control and Oversight
  • Behavior Redirection
  • Care Plan Management
  • Client Documentation
  • Client Safety and First Aid
  • Problem Identification
  • CPR Certification
  • Personal Hygiene Assistance
  • First Aid Certification
  • Household Cleaning
  • Zero Tolerance
  • Direct Care Core Competencies
Chef, 10/2021 to Current
Emory HealthcareLithonia, GA,
  • Instructed cooks and other workers in preparation, cooking, garnishing and presentation of food
  • Monitored quality, presentation and quantities of plated food across line.
  • Trained kitchen workers on culinary techniques.
  • Experimented with various ingredients and cooking techniques to develop new and flavorful dishes for customers.
  • Suggested and prepared promotional dishes according to ingredient availability and customer preferences.
  • Cleaned, sanitized and maintained food storage, preparation and serving areas.
  • Collaborated with department staff to prepare food items in accordance with recipes and established standards.
  • Communicated with customers to understand culinary needs and preferences and adjusted menus and services in response.
  • Managed nutrition labeling process and execution and verified accuracy and alignment with ingredient database.
  • Regularly interacted with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
  • Prepared various local and seasonal specialties for boutique restaurant.
Lead Direct Care Staff Member, 06/2021 to Current
Mcdonald'sEdgewater, MD,
  • Made beds, swept floors and sanitized surfaces to support activities of daily living.
  • Maintained daily living standards by assisting clients with personal hygiene needs.
  • Helped clients with personal needs from exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Assisted with client personal care needs to foster independence and well-being.
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Followed care plan and directions to administer medications.
  • Engaged with patients and families to provide emotional support and daily living instruction.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with patients to facilitate smooth, quality care.
  • Transported patients to medical, dental and personal care appointments.
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet diabetic, low sodium and high protein diets.
  • Recorded patient temperature, pulse and blood pressure to monitor health and well-being.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding to prevent infection.
  • Aided with mobility and independence for disabled individuals and continually monitored safety.
  • Ambulated individuals around home, public and medical locations.
  • Reported concerns to nurse supervisor to promote optimal care.
  • Helped patients during ROM exercises to maintain musculoskeletal functions and increase strength.
  • Coordinated doctor appointments, exercise, recreation and family visits to maintain schedule.
  • Liaised with supervisor to review cases and improve care.
  • Cultivated relationships with residents to support happiness and emotional well-being.
  • Coordinated patient care plans with doctors and registered nurses and communicated treatment steps to patients.
  • Improved resident and staff engagement through group activities.
Direct Care Staff Member Volunteering, 01/2019 to 06/2021
Mcdonald'sElizabeth, NJ,
  • Kept weekly schedule up-to-date in scheduling book and maintained appropriate records according to company procedures.
  • Encouraged people to be active in community through organizational events and projects.
  • Set up tables and chairs and unloaded equipment for various volunteer events.
  • Utilized knowledge of community resources to refer clients to appropriate sources.
Crew Team Member, 09/2019 to 04/2020
Little Ceasars PizzaCity, STATE,
  • Greeted customers and cultivated positive experiences in line with company standards.
  • Washed dishes, cleaned countertops and sanitized high-use areas.
  • Swept, vacuumed and dusted areas periodically to maintain impeccable cleanliness.
  • Followed orders of senior leadership with exacting accuracy in moment and without question.
  • Fielded hundreds of customer requests on daily basis varying in complexity and volume with urgency and professionalism.
  • Wiped down tables and equipment, swept and refilled stock.
  • Kept restaurant lobby, front counter, drive-thru, kitchen and restrooms neat and clean throughout shift.
  • Entered orders into computer system to send order details to kitchen, mentioning customers' special requests and food allergies in person.
  • Prepared quality products while maintaining portion control and presentation within service goal times.
  • Drove team success by completing assigned task quickly and accurately.
  • Demonstrated proper food safety practices by accurately completing quality control checklist.
  • Upheld high standards of productivity and quality in operations.
  • Organized and restocked supplies to support operations and team productivity.
  • Observed safety precautions and practices to reduce injury when using heavy machinery and equipment.
  • Corrected unacceptable work or materials to prevent problems and keep operations on target.
  • Maintained high standards of customer service during high-volume work shifts and fast-paced operations.
  • Talked pleasantly with customers while taking orders and promoted positive image for business.
  • Stored food in designated areas following wrapping, dating, food safety and rotation procedures.
  • Wiped down tables and removed trash and dirty plates to provide clean, welcoming dining environment.
  • Welcomed and thanked guests to demonstrate appreciation for patronage.
  • Provided exceptional service that reflected restaurant standards and core values.
  • Assembled and served meals according to specific guest requirements.
  • Made sure guests were satisfied with meals, taking swift action to correct problems.
  • Collected and returned dirty dishes to kitchen to help team stay ahead of demand.
  • Wiped counters and tables to remove dirt and food and maintain clean environment for guests.
  • Served food, beverages and desserts to customers according to exact specifications.
  • Portioned and packaged take-out foods for customers.
  • Scrubbed equipment, tables and encounters to meet cleanliness standards.
  • Warmly greeted visitors to promote great customer service and positive ordering experience.
  • Answered questions about menus, giving guests list of items included in dishes when asked.
  • Reviewed orders against receipts so guests received requested items.
  • Maintained safe food handling practices to prevent germ spread.
  • Restocked napkins, condiments and utensils at self-service areas during slow periods.
  • Conversed with customers to build rapport, answer questions and defuse complaints,
  • Interacted effectively with fellow employees to stage food trays for distribution to customers.
  • Answered questions regarding ingredients and preparation techniques to educate customers before placing orders.
  • Chopped ingredients and prepped food items ahead of lunchtime and dinner rush periods.
  • Adopted increased sanitizing protocols and social distancing requirements to promote safety.
Team Crew Member, 09/2018 to 02/2019
Company NameCity, State,
  • Greeted customers and cultivated positive experiences in line with company standards.
  • Received customer payments and processed transactions using credit card machines and touchscreen systems.
  • Followed orders of senior leadership with exacting accuracy in moment and without question.
  • Adhered to strict company standards when cleaning and sanitizing customer and crew areas of restaurant.
  • Worked hard to learn required tasks quickly to maximize performance.
  • Maintained excellent levels of workplace cleanliness around equipment to enhance safety and productivity.
  • Built and maintained working relationships with peers and upper management.
  • Looked for ways to go above and beyond job requirements.
  • Upheld high standards of productivity and quality in operations.
  • Contributed to team safety and productivity by removing safety hazards and keeping areas neat and well-stocked.
  • Assisted newly hired team members by explaining company procedures and safety requirements.
  • Followed production orders and company standards to exceed quality scores on consistent basis.
  • Rotated through series of different stations based on team needs.
  • Improved knowledge and productivity through continuous education and learning from senior team leaders.
  • Implemented performance, quality, and efficiency measures to achieve aggressive production goals.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2021 to Island Coast High School - Cape Coral, FL

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School Attended

  • Island Coast High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Chef
  • Lead Direct Care Staff Member
  • Direct Care Staff Member Volunteering
  • Crew Team Member
  • Team Crew Member


  • High School Diploma

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