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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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Professional Summary

Energetic [Job Title] with [Number] years of experience preparing appetizing menu items at [Type] restaurant. Multi-talented at cooking wide variety of items using [Technique] and [Technique]. Service-oriented and skilled at fulfilling special requests. Motivated [Job Title] offering over [Number] years of experience in food preparation. High standards for taste and quality with expertise maintaining profitable margins. Superior communication and leadership skills.

Skills
  • Recipes and menu planning
  • Institutional and batch cooking
  • Food preparation
  • Food spoilage prevention
Work History
Cook, 05/2019 to Current
Futurecare HealthBaltimore, MD,
  • Ordered and received products and supplies to stock kitchen areas.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations when opening and closing kitchen.
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment, sanitation and safety.
  • Maintained skill level of kitchen staff by properly coaching, counseling and disciplining employees.
  • Mentored staff in expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily work.
  • Safely used kitchen equipment such as [Type] and [Type], effectively reducing injuries and burns [Number]%.
  • Managed [Number]-person staff, supervised preparation of [Type] foods and explained steps for readying specialty items, including [Type] and [Type] food.
  • Received food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete entire order together and serve hot.
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Assisted customers in placing special orders for large-scale events such as weddings and birthday parties.
  • Enhanced and maintained central standardized recipe and ingredient repository, including nutritional and cost information.
  • Communicated closely with [Job title]s to fully understand special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
Cashier/ Key Holder, 01/2019 to 05/2019
Basha'sChandler, AZ,
  • Counted cash in register drawer at beginning and end of shift.
  • Reconciled cash drawer at start and end of each shift, accounting for errors and resolving discrepancies.
  • Reviewed and resolved differences between accounting information and cash drawer.
  • 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.
  • Restocked, arranged and organized merchandise in front lanes to drive product sales.
  • Operated cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions with [Number]% accuracy.
  • Checked prices for customers and processed items sold by scanning barcodes.
  • Checked identification for proof-of-age and refusing alcohol and tobacco sales to underage customers.
  • Mentored new team members on POS system operation, customer service strategies and sales goals.
  • Worked with [Job title]s to complete daily counts and maintain funds security to minimize theft and mismanagement risks.
  • Met and exceeded upsell goals by highlighting target merchandise with strategic promotional approaches.
  • Arranged paper and electronic payment records to maintain well-organized fill systems and recordkeeping compliance.
  • Promoted customer loyalty and consistent sales by delivering friendly service and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Answered questions about store policies and concerns to support positive customer experiences.
  • Replenished sales floor merchandise and organized shelves, racks and bins for optimal appearance.
  • Worked closely with [Job title] to solve problems and handle customer concerns.
  • Used cash registers and POS systems to request and record customer orders and compute bills.
  • Served needs of more than [Number] customers in busy [Type] environment.
  • Requested official identification for [Type] purchases and verified details, consistently meeting strict legal standards of underage sales.
  • Checked bills with counterfeit pens and examined coins to spot and refuse foreign currency.
  • Assisted customers by answering questions and fulfilling requests.
  • Prepared and submitted end-of-shift reports using [Software].
Cashier, 08/2018 to 02/2019
Circle K Stores, Inc.Kissimmee, FL,
  • Processed POS transactions, including checks, cash and credit purchases or refunds.
  • Counted cash in register drawer at beginning and end of shift.
  • Operated cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions with [Number]% accuracy.
  • Reviewed and resolved differences between accounting information and cash drawer.
  • Reconciled cash drawer at start and end of each shift, accounting for errors and resolving discrepancies.
  • Assisted customers with special services, account updates and promotional options.
  • Prepared and submitted end-of-shift reports using [Software].
  • Assisted customers by answering questions and fulfilling requests.
  • Mentored new team members on POS system operation, customer service strategies and sales goals.
  • Used cash registers and POS systems to request and record customer orders and compute bills.
  • Completed manual and machine counts of funds for transactions valued at over $[Amount].
  • Promoted customer loyalty and consistent sales by delivering friendly service and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Checked bills with counterfeit pens and examined coins to spot and refuse foreign currency.
Asst Mgr, 03/2014 to 08/2018
Eustace Tiger MartCity, STATE,
  • Submitted reports to senior management to aid in business decision-making and planning.
  • Monitored cash intake and deposit records, increasing accuracy and reducing discrepancies.
  • Increased sales revenues by [Number]% over [Timeframe] by promoting complementary products and educating customers about store promotions.
  • Supported staff development and goal attainment by focusing on skill development and job satisfaction.
  • Assessed job applications and made hiring recommendations to bring in top candidates for key vacancies.
  • Managed inventory control processes to restore back stock, control costs and maintain sales floor levels to meet customer needs.
  • Generated repeat business through exceptional customer service and responded to customer concerns with friendly and knowledgeable service.
  • Trained team members in successful strategies to meet operational and sales targets.
  • Managed opening and closing procedures and recommended changes to enhance efficiency of daily activities.
  • Monitored employee performance and developed improvement plans.
  • Managed [Number] [Job Title]s successfully in fast-paced environment through proactive communication and positive feedback.
  • Communicated with managers of other departments to maintain transparency.
  • Completed [Timeframe] inventory counts to verify stock levels, address discrepancies and forecast future needs.
  • Handled customer service by dealing with complaints, organizing stock and answering customer questions.
  • Kept work areas clean, organized and safe to promote efficiency and team safety.
  • Onboarded new employees, including training, mentoring and new hire documentation.
  • Recruited, interviewed and hired individuals which would add value to team while bringing wealth of experience.
  • Promoted to Assistant Manager after only [Number] months with company.
  • Maintained positive customer relationships by responding quickly to customer service inquiries.
  • Created organization systems for inventory control, merchandising, financial reports and schedules, dramatically increasing operational efficiency.
  • Interviewed, hired and trained [Number] staff associates and equipped to comply with company policies and procedures.
  • Verified inventory counts remained within monthly tolerance levels and compiled financial data in compliance with budget.
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1994 to Nrth Mesquite High School - Mesquite,
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Nrth Mesquite High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook
  • Cashier/ Key Holder
  • Cashier
  • Asst Mgr

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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