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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

I worked construction with my dad and a few company’s threw out my high school years. I have a general knowledge of roofs, framing, drywall, concrete, siding. I also was a cook at Pizza Hut.

Skills
  • Dish preparation
  • Contemporary sauce work
  • Sous vide technique
  • Food presentation
Experience
Cook, 08/2020 to Current
Heritage Green Assisted LivingMechanicsville, VA,
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues or customer requests, including allergen concerns.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with kitchen team to maximize efficiency.
  • Trained, managed and guided kitchen staff to improve overall performance, service quality and productivity.
  • Coordinated average of [Number] to [Number] daily food orders, organizing timely deliveries to each table.
  • Placed frequently used food such as [Type] and [Type] in proper storage containers and placed perishable items in refrigerator.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to minimize risk of salmonella and other food-borne illnesses.
  • Prepared bakery and specialty products such as bagels, breads and pastries.
  • Interacted with waitstaff regarding special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Collaborated with [Job title] to maintain timely food preparation goals.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
  • Developed strategies to enhance food-presentation aspects of catering and retail environments.
  • Prepared and plated [Number]+ dishes per shift for busy $[Amount] annual revenue restaurant.
  • Operated all bakery equipment, including ovens, proofers, fryers, sheeters, rounders, scales and mixers.
  • Collaborated closely with [Job title] to participate in staff meetings and resolve service, product and personnel issues.
  • Instructed [Job title]s in preparation of garnishes, dressings and side dishes.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Developed new recipes based on knowledge of consumer tastes, ideal nutritional needs and budgetary considerations.
  • Made recommendations to [Job title] regarding future food and equipment purchases to maintain product effectiveness.
  • Oversaw handling of special-order items, including decorated cakes, cupcakes, tarts and pastries.
  • Oversaw food product inventory, making recommendations to [Job title] to streamline kitchen operations.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of busy periods, including dinner rush.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Cultivated original menu items, precisely executing them to periodically refresh meal portfolio.
  • Prepared more than [Number] dishes per day in fast-paced [Type] environment while maintaining high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Developed processes to streamline food-preparation and presentation tasks, recommending changes as necessary to boost food-cost savings.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients to use oldest products first.
  • Garnished and arranged dishes into creative presentations.
  • Created approximately [Number] orders simultaneously during busy periods.
  • Performed work station prep, including [Task] and [Task] prior to shift start.
  • Weighed, measured and mixed ingredients, following recipes to produce quality dishes.
  • Frosted and decorated cakes, cupcakes, doughnuts, sweet rolls, pastries and cookies.
  • Precooked garnishes such as bacon pieces for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times at lunch and dinner rush.
Laborer, 02/2020 to Current
Advantage Metals RecyclingEmporia, KS,
  • Provided industry insight to coworkers to assist work completion.
  • Collected and removed debris from work sites to maintain team productivity and minimize safety hazards.
  • Set up [Type] and [Type] equipment to maintain worksite efficiency.
  • Used [Tool] and [Tool] to repair concrete areas, including unsafe curbs, gutters, sidewalks, driveways and roadways.
  • Identified project issues, notifying [Job title] to fast-track assistance and remediation efforts.
  • Cut [Type] materials into specified sizes for installation using tile cutters and power saws.
  • Built temporary structures to hold back slopes or allow skilled workers to reach greater heights and complete job tasks.
  • Prepared surfaces for [Type] applications with use of chemical solutions or by physically removing imperfections which could affect smooth finishes.
  • Supported [Type] work by moving and organizing materials to assist [Job title]s.
  • Assisted distribution of tools, materials and equipment to skilled workers.
  • Used trowels of various sizes and shapes to level and clear away excess concrete.
  • Maintained baseline safety knowledge to identify areas requiring improvement to meet code.
  • Measured, cut and laid out materials based on individual job requirements.
  • Completed [Type] and [Type] tasks using up-to-date construction tools and machinery.
  • Prepared sites for concrete work by breaking up damaged concrete and leveling or contouring ground.
  • Built and disassembled scaffolds, bracing and barricades to assist in vertical construction activities.
  • Used picks and shovels to dig, spread and level dirt and gravel.
  • Maintained clean, safe working environment by removing waste from job site prior to shift completion.
  • Met company and OSHA safety guidelines for work site operations to minimize worker risk.
Laborer, 04/2019 to 10/2019
Advantage Metals RecyclingFort Scott, KS,
  • Set up [Type] and [Type] equipment to maintain worksite efficiency.
  • Collected and removed debris from work sites to maintain team productivity and minimize safety hazards.
  • Operated overhead lifts to move heavy and bulky work materials.
  • Identified project issues, notifying [Job title] to fast-track assistance and remediation efforts.
  • Built temporary structures to hold back slopes or allow skilled workers to reach greater heights and complete job tasks.
  • Cut [Type] materials into specified sizes for installation using tile cutters and power saws.
  • Prepared surfaces for [Type] applications with use of chemical solutions or by physically removing imperfections which could affect smooth finishes.
  • Supported [Job title] in determining project planning goals to assist worker scheduling.
  • Trained in plumbing, carpentry, painting, plastering, machine servicing and installation.
  • Used trowels of various sizes and shapes to level and clear away excess concrete.
  • Trained in how to complete skilled job tasks such as [Task] and [Task].
  • Maintained baseline safety knowledge to identify areas requiring improvement to meet code.
Education and Training
Associate of Arts: Auto Mechanics , Expected in 07/2021
CtI - Uniontown, PA
GPA:
High School Diploma: , Expected in 07/2021
Albert Gallatin Area Senior High School - Uniontown, PA
GPA:

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School Attended

  • CtI
  • Albert Gallatin Area Senior High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook
  • Laborer
  • Laborer

Degrees

  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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