cook 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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Professional Summary

Talented Cook with excellent experience in fast-paced kitchen environments. Clear communicator with team-oriented focus and advanced skills to effectively work with cashiers and kitchen staff to review and prepare orders. Qualified and hardworking with up-to-date food handling permit.


    employee of the month

  • Product Rotations
  • Food Plating and Presentation
  • Proper Food Storage
  • Food Spoilage Prevention
  • Ingredient Selection
  • Kitchen Sanitization
  • Collaborative Relationships
  • Sauce Preparation
  • Institutional and Batch Cooking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Dish Preparation
  • Menu Planning
  • Bulk Food Preparation
  • Mixing Dishes
  • Cooking and Baking
  • Timely Food Delivery
  • Station Preparation
  • Attentive to Detail
  • Ingredient Restocking
  • Guest Experiences
  • Sandwich Preparation
  • Injury Avoidance
  • Pizza Making
  • Kitchen Staff Management
  • Proper Food Temperatures
  • Guest Satisfaction
  • Staff Meetings
  • Formula Mixing
  • Operation and Control
  • Chopping Vegetables
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Preservation Methods
  • Safety and Sanitation Standards
  • Food Rotation
  • Food Safety and Quality
  • Machinery Upkeep
  • Dietary Restrictions
  • Dessert Preparation
  • OSHA Regulations Knowledge
  • Condiment Refilling
  • Grease Traps
  • Disease Prevention Education
  • Counter Sanitization
  • Hot and Cold Foods
  • Creative Solutions
  • Food Handlers Certification
  • Hazardous Chemicals
  • Janitorial Duties
  • Special Dietary Requests
  • Chemical Cleaners
  • Emergency Situations
  • Communications Strategies
  • Flat Top Grills
Work History
Cook, 02/2021 to Current
Whole Foods MarketWoods Cross, UT,
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity.
  • Changed and sanitized cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Created identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Communicated closely with servers to fully understand special orders for customers.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment and sanitation.
  • Transitioned between breakfast and lunch service.
  • Inspected appliances, commercial fryers, and ovens to verify proper working order.
  • Managed kitchen staff, supervised preparation of foods ,and explained steps for readying specialty items.
  • Mentored staff in expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily work.
  • Assisted chef with planning easy but elegant appetizers to spark customer interest.
Cook/Cashier Specialist, 10/2020 to 02/2021
Abh Hospitality ManagementSan Antonio, TX,
  • Quickly and accurately counted drawers at start and end of each shift.
  • Assisted customers by answering questions and fulfilling requests.
  • Answered questions about store policies and addressed customer concerns.
  • Worked closely with shift manager to solve problems and handle customer concerns.
  • Mentored new team members on POS system operation, customer service strategies and sales goals.
  • Met all customer needs with engaged attention and knowledgeable service while meeting sales goals through effective promotion of [Product or Service].
  • Readied daily tills for each cashier by counting out change and documenting total amounts end-of-shift review.
  • Trained as [Job title] and provided back-up coverage to provide customers with optimal support.
  • Supported [Type] and [Type] departments with merchandising, product retrieval and customer service needs.
  • Operated cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions with excellent accuracy levels.
  • Worked flexible schedule and extra shifts to meet business needs.
  • Reconciled cash drawer at start and end of each shift, accounting for errors and resolving discrepancies.
  • Restocked and organized merchandise in front lanes.
  • Replenished sales floor merchandise and organized shelves, racks and bins for optimal appearance.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies in daily totals.
  • Completed inventory counts and ordered merchandise.
  • Collected and authorized payments of guests.
Housekeeping Attendant, 04/2019 to 09/2019
Veterans AdministrationPhiladelphia, PA,
  • Used chemicals by following safety protocols and procedures to avoid burns and injuries.
  • Disposed of trash and recyclables each day to avoid waste buildup.
  • Engaged with guests on room requirements and amenities to promote overall satisfaction.
  • Removed bed sheets and towels from rooms and pre-treated stains to maintain and restore linen condition.
  • Restocked room supplies such as facial tissues for personal touch with every job.
  • Slid beds, sofas and other furniture aside to wipe down baseboards and remove dust and dirt from hard-to-reach areas.
  • Responded to requests from patrons for linens and toiletries.
  • Kept building entryway glass clean and polished for professional presentation.
  • Completed laundry services with special attention to care instructions for hand-washing and dry cleaning.
  • Replaced used towels and other bathroom amenities such as shampoo, paper towels and soap.
  • Hand-dusted and wiped down office furniture, fixtures and window sills to keep areas clean and comfortable.
  • Completed pre-cleaning duties by setting up cleaning carts with fresh linens, cleaning supplies and requested guest supplies.
  • Operated wet-vacuums, buffing machines, vacuums and upholstery cleaners to clean rugs, carpets and upholstered furniture.
Peer Support Specialist, 10/2018 to 01/2019
Mindsprings Mental HealthCity, STATE,
  • Built relationships with others based upon trust and honesty by using active listening and dynamic communication skills.
  • Increased awareness of and supported participation in self-help and advocacy organizations.
  • Provided ongoing assessment, problem-solving and skill teaching to assist individuals with activities of daily living.
  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge of recovery and wellness principles and shared this information with others struggling during recovery.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 04/2000 to Hurricane High School - Hurricane, UT

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School Attended

  • Hurricane High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook
  • Cook/Cashier Specialist
  • Housekeeping Attendant
  • Peer Support Specialist


  • High School Diploma

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