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Jessica
Claire
resumesample@example.com
(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary

Hardworking Cook with several years of experience working in fast-paced kitchens. Adept in working with other culinary professionals to achieve goals and ensure customer satisfaction. Committed to using safe and sanitary cooking practices, and maintaining an organized and clean cooking area. Experienced in operating various pieces of cooking equipment and tools. Bringing forth advanced food preparation techniques, food safety knowledge, and the ability to serve wonderful food in a timely manner.

Skills
  • Cooking equipment proficiency
  • Cooking equipment setup
  • Cooking time understanding
  • Sanitation
  • Portioning understanding
  • Team management
  • Operational improvement
  • Goal-oriented
  • Planing banquet events and wine dinners
  • Paring wines with dinners
Education and Training
Liberty Bell Jr Sr High School Winthrop, WA Expected in 06/2015 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
Hornblower - Cook 2
Washington, DC, 03/2019 - Current
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with kitchen team to maximize efficiency.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues or customer requests, including allergen concerns.
  • Communicated with wait staff regarding customer requests, dietary concerns and allergy questions.
  • Performed work station prep, including [Task] and [Task] prior to shift start.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Precooked garnishes such as bacon pieces for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Prepared more than [Number] dishes per day in fast-paced [Type] environment while maintaining high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Coordinated average of [Number] to [Number] daily food orders, organizing timely deliveries to each table.
  • Interacted effectively with waitstaff regarding special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients to use oldest products first.
  • Weighed, measured and mixed ingredients, following recipes to produce quality dishes.
  • Made recommendations to [Job title] regarding future food and equipment purchases to maintain product effectiveness.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
Oakmont Management Group - Sue Chef
Valencia, CA, 08/2018 - 02/2019
  • Built strong vendor relationships to bring in top ingredients at optimal prices.
  • Maximized customer satisfaction and team operations by executing command-based structure and staff performance oversight.
  • Plated food according to restaurant artistic guidelines to promote attractive presentation.
  • Created diverse cuisines for full restaurant, special event, catering and tasting menus.
  • Supervised all kitchen food preparation in demanding, high-volume environment.
  • Oversaw kitchen employee scheduling to meet all coverage needs and avoid wasted labor.
  • Washed utensils, plates and chopping boards between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Liaised with vendors to purchase optimal recipe ingredients at cost-effective rates.
  • Partnered with [Job title] to create dynamic entrees for large banquets and special events.
  • Adjusted seasonal plans to source local ingredients and align special dishes with area events.
  • Performed as head chef as needed to maintain team productivity and restaurant quality.
Boy Scouts Of America - Orange County Council - Line Cook
Orange, CA, 06/2016 - 09/2017
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of food products resulting in consistently high scores on health inspections.
  • Created nutritious, safe, visually appealing, innovative and properly prepared and flavored food.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Developed new recipes based on knowledge of consumer tastes, ideal nutritional needs and budgetary considerations.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
Freestone Inn At Wilson Ranch - Dishwasher
City, STATE, 05/2014 - 10/2016
  • Loaded and unloaded dishwashers, washing by hand large pots or items used on continuous basis.
  • Operated and maintained cleaning equipment and tools, including dishwasher, hand wash stations, pot-scrubbing station and trash compactor.
  • Unboxed, stored and organized incoming kitchen supplies with every delivery.
  • Scrubbed pots, pans and trays by hand or cleaned using industrial washing machine.
  • Replenished stations throughout restaurant, including cupboards, serving areas and salad bars to meet employee and customer demands.
  • Kept dishware, glasses and utensils ready for all customer needs by quickly scraping, washing and restacking items.
  • Restocked main kitchen areas with items from shelves, coolers and freezers to help food preparation staff stay focused on customer orders.
  • Cleared trash and washed work area tables, walls, refrigerator equipment, cooking equipment and floors to keep sanitized kitchen.
  • Scraped and pre-rinsed food from dirty dishes and placed items in dishwashing machine.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized kitchen areas to promote efficiency.
  • Repaired and maintained dishwashing machine to keep dishes clean and kitchen running smoothly.

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School Attended
  • Liberty Bell Jr Sr High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Cook 2
  • Sue Chef
  • Line Cook
  • Dishwasher
Degrees
  • High School Diploma

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