cook resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Committed Healthcare professional offering 2 1/2 years of demonstrated success in home healthcare. Dedicated to delivering consistent and focused attention to client safety, comfort and dignity. Well-versed in taking care of dementia patients with passion for helping others.

Courteous professional with substantial experience in Health care industry. Skilled at monitoring client vitals, conducting light housekeeping and providing personal care such as Distributing medications and Grocery shopping. Communicative and responsive individual with over 6 years of experience.

Attentive Healthcare professional offering expertise in housekeeping, meal preparation and scheduling. Bringing over 4 years of experience in serving chronically ill patients, including assisting with daily living activities and household tasks. Recognized for ability to provide unprecedented emotional and physical support to patients.

Personal Care Aide experienced in assisting clients with mental impairments or physical limitations to manage everyday tasks. Skilled in geriatric care and providing companionship and direct assistance to cognitively impaired clients.

Caring healthcare aide with 2 1/2 years providing in-home care to over 1 patient. Detailed when reviewing instructions and medical charts to appropriately administer medications and treatments. Upbeat when entering patients' homes and throughout interactions for professional and personalized care services.

Empathetic Care Worker with sensitive and compassionate approach to cultivating trusting, stimulating and varied lifestyle for residents. Offers enhanced care with flexible learning approach for patients. Experience in hospital and in-home settings providing guidance and encouragement to patients through physical and emotional support.

Skilled Care Provider assisting elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities with daily living activities in-home or within care facility. Keep house by making beds, doing laundry, washing dishes and preparing meals. Advise families and healthcare team regarding health concerns, nutrition, cleanliness and household activities.

Compassionate Heath care provider possessing gentle touch and caring attitude centered on treating all with dignity and respect. Expertise in Culinary arts and Health care aide. Collaborative team player with strong clinical and interpersonal skills. Available 25-40 hours per week, including weekends and evenings.

Enthusiastic child care worker eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of Taking care of kids and training in cooking, customer service, and interaction with elderly and kids. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in The child care industry.

  • Competed in state cooking competitions and national cooking competitions as lead baker
  • Catered funerals, wine mixers and other parties with my school
  • Catered dinners for the nursing home I worked in
  • Contributed to a consistent customer satisfaction rating through quality and timely service.
  • Managed 5 kitchen staff in restaurant with 186 seat capacity.

    • cooking meals and providing portion size

    • distributing medications and taking vitals

    •driving to appointments

    • assisting patient in using the restroom

    • excellent customer service skills

Work History
05/2021 to Current
Cook Edgewood Summit Charleston, WV,
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Transitioned between breakfast and lunch service.
  • Ordered and received products and supplies to stock kitchen areas.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations during opening and closing procedures to maximize efficiency.
  • Safely used kitchen equipment and reduced risk of injuries and burns.
  • Prepared multiple orders simultaneously during peak periods with high accuracy rate, maximizing customer satisfaction and repeat business.
  • Met production requirements for banquet and outlet desserts and breakfast pastries.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
02/2019 to 05/2021
Care Giver Sunrise Senior Living West Babylon, NY,
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care.
  • Administered medication as directed by physician.
  • Built strong relationships with clients to deliver emotional support and companionship.
  • Assisted with daily living activities by helping with hygiene needs, reminding to take showers and household chores.
  • Monitored progress and documented any patient health status changes, keeping healthcare team updated.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Supported clients with mental support and physical activities to accomplish quality of life and sustain needs.
  • Laundered items, changed sheets and made bed to keep patients' bedroom clean.
  • Provided assistance in daily living activities by dressing, grooming, bathing and toileting patients.
  • Guided patients to restroom
  • Monitored and maintained cleanliness, sanitation, and organization of assigned station and service areas.
  • Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets.
  • Determined specific needs and provided most appropriate level of services for patient well-being.
  • Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming.
  • Cooked meals and assisted patients with eating tasks to support healthy nutrition.
  • Managed large range of services including pet care, phone screening, shopping and bill paying to provide clients with premium family time.
  • Maintained entire family's schedule and organized events.
  • Handled incoming mail, bills and invoices and completed appropriate actions.
  • Recorded vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate, as directed by medical or nursing staff.
  • Kept household areas clean and well-stocked, ran errands, managed laundry and completed weekly grocery shopping.
  • Shopped for groceries regularly in order to keep house stocked with necessities.
  • Turned and positioned bedbound patients to prevent bedsores and maintain comfort levels.
  • Transported children to and from school, activities and appointments.
  • Utilized personal and professional networks to identify, acquire and manage new clients.
  • Established nutritious meal plans and prepared daily offerings to meet patient dietary needs.
  • Helped clients manage money, pay bills and shop for groceries or personal items.
  • Assisted patients with bathing, grooming, dressing and oral hygiene care both in private residences and facilities.
  • Assisted patients with personal requirements, including keeping spaces clean and helping with grooming.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities and/or changes in patients' health status to case manager.
  • Helped clients with hygiene-related tasks such as brushing teeth, bathing, grooming and toileting.
  • Remained alert to problems or health issues of clients and competently responded.
  • Conferred with my supervisor and hospice to discuss patient condition and medical care, helping to optimize treatments and enhance outcomes.
  • Recorded patients' pulse, blood pressure to assess and document important health information.
  • Provided staff coaching, mentoring and consultation to enhance performance and professional development.
  • Liaised with key accounts to deliver targeted administrative support, including estate, household and property management.
12/2016 to 07/2018
Head Cook Help Usa Las Vegas, NV,
  • Inspected kitchens to observe food preparation quality and service, food appearance and cleanliness of production and service areas.
  • Maintained well-organized mise en place to keep work consistent.
  • Modernized processes for kitchen staff to reduce guest wait times and boost daily output.
  • Collaborated with staff members to create meals for large banquets.
  • Developed recipes, portion specifications, and standard preparation procedures for all dishes.
  • Maintained high food quality standards by checking delivery contents to verify product quality and quantity.
  • Initiated training for new team members on culinary techniques to improve productivity and increase kitchen workflows.
  • Inspected freezer and refrigerator daily to check and maintain proper temperatures.
  • Obtained fresh, local ingredients, resulting in lower grocery costs.
  • Prevented cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when cooking and plating meals for food allergy sufferers.
  • Developed and cooked memorable dishes that brought new customers into establishment.
  • Prepared operational reports and analysis, monitored trends and made appropriate recommendations for success.
06/2014 to 10/2017
Cashier Holiday Inn Club Vacations Sheridan, IL,
  • Answered questions about store policies and addressed customer concerns.
  • Restocked and organized merchandise in front lanes.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs.
  • Arranged paper and electronic payment records to maintain well-organized fill systems and recordkeeping compliance.
  • Reconciled cash drawer at start and end of each shift, accounting for errors and resolving discrepancies.
  • Replenished sales floor merchandise and organized shelves, racks and bins for optimal appearance.
  • Mentored new team members on POS system operation, customer service strategies and sales goals.
  • Worked flexible schedule and extra shifts to meet business needs.
  • Worked closely with shift manager to solve problems and handle customer concerns.
  • Operated cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions with excellent accuracy levels.
  • Promoted customer loyalty and consistent sales by delivering friendly service and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Maintained current knowledge of store promotions and highlighted sales to customers.
  • Used POS system to enter orders, process payments, and issue receipts.
  • Operated cash register to record all transactions accurately and efficiently.
  • Prepared beverages and filled food orders for customers.
  • Quickly and accurately counted drawers at start and end of each shift.
  • Helped customers manage large purchases by collecting items from shelves and storage locations.
Expected in 05/2015 to to
High School Diploma:
Sissonville High School - Sissonville, WV,
Expected in 06/2016 to to
Certified Sous Chef: Culinary Arts
Carver Career Center - Charleston, WV
  • PCW - Personal Care Worker
  • Certified Cook, Cedar ridge center - 2 years
  • Serve safe certified, Training - 2 years
  • Certified Dietary aide, Cedar ridge center - 2 years
Additional Information

I want to extend my experience into child care, willing to work as a cook, health care worker, and more. I am willing to work whatever hours that are available and I am motivated to do what I can where I can. Thank you for considering me for a job.

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School Attended

  • Sissonville High School
  • Carver Career Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook
  • Care Giver
  • Head Cook
  • Cashier


  • High School Diploma
  • Certified Sous Chef

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