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

Diligent Cook possessing excellent cooking skills and strong knowledge of food safety. Proficient in maintaining well-stocked, organized and clean kitchen areas to maximize productivity. Dedicated team player with punctual nature and open communication style dedicated to meeting every preparation and service need.

Skills
  • Food Presentation
  • Food Preparation and Safety
  • Cleaning and Organization
  • Food Preparation
Work History
05/2018 to Current Cook County Of Ventura | Ventura, CA,
  • Communicated closely with the team and managers to fully understand special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Safely used kitchen equipment such as knives and fryers, effectively reducing injuries and burns 100%.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations during opening and closing procedures to maximize efficiency.
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Received food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete entire order together and serve hot.
  • Prepared estimated 100’s and more orders simultaneously during peak hours periods with 100% accuracy rate, maximizing customer satisfaction and repeat business.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
08/2016 to 05/2018 Cook County Of Ventura | Ventura, CA,
  • Safely used kitchen equipment such as fryers, and knives, effectively reducing injuries and burns 100%.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment, sanitation and safety.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Inspected kitchen equipment and appliances to verify proper working order, including commercial fryers, steamers, ovens and ranges.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations during opening and closing procedures to maximize efficiency.
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Received food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete entire order together and serve hot.
  • Assisted chef with planning easy but elegant appetizers to spark customer interest.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Maintained skill level of kitchen staff by properly coaching, counseling and disciplining employees.
10/2010 to 08/2016 Shift Manager Ferguson | Midlothian, VA,
  • Excelled in every store position and regularly backed up front-line staff to keep expertise fresh and relevant.
  • Modernized and improved operational procedures to increase efficiency and profitability while tightly controlling costs such as labor and preventing waste.
  • Tracked receipts, employee hours and inventory movements.
  • Kept employees operating productively and working on task to meet business and customer needs.
  • Adhered to company standards and compliance requirements for operations and cleanliness of all areas.
  • Managed schedules, accepted time off requests and found coverage for short shifts.
  • Devised new promotional approaches to boost customer numbers and market penetration while enhancing engagement and driving growth.
  • Trained back-up associates and led crew members in managing operations of storefront.
  • Cooperated with coworkers to improve customer experience and manage storefront.
  • Assisted management team in developing and creating welcoming atmosphere for crew members to voice complaints.
  • Supervised employees and oversaw quality compliance with company standards for food and services.
  • Worked closely with team members to schedule breaks and shifts to meet state regulations.
  • Regularly checked building to confirm maintenance and cleaning met code and regulations.
  • Advised new employees on company procedures and policies to facilitate daily tasks and responsibilities.
  • Consistently exhibited calm demeanor during periods of high volume or unusual events to keep store operating smoothly and set positive example for shift team.
  • Exercised composure under pressure and in escalated customer service scenarios.
  • Utilized interpersonal communication skills to enhance customer experience and add value to each interaction.
  • Coached crew members to optimize performance and motivate toward more efficient work.
  • Trained and mentored new employees to maximize team performance.
01/2004 to 10/2010 Shift Manager Ferguson | Missoula, MT,
  • Devised new promotional approaches to boost customer numbers and market penetration while enhancing engagement and driving growth.
  • Excelled in every store position and regularly backed up front-line staff to keep expertise fresh and relevant.
  • Kept employees operating productively and working on task to meet business and customer needs.
  • Adhered to company standards and compliance requirements for operations and cleanliness of all areas.
  • Trained and mentored new employees to maximize team performance.
  • Tracked receipts, employee hours and inventory movements.
  • Consistently exhibited calm demeanor during periods of high volume or unusual events to keep store operating smoothly and set positive example for shift team.
  • Cooperated with coworkers to improve customer experience and manage storefront.
  • Assisted management team in developing and creating welcoming atmosphere for crew members to voice complaints.
  • Coached crew members to optimize performance and motivate toward more efficient work.
  • Supervised employees and oversaw quality compliance with company standards for food and services.
  • Regularly checked building to confirm maintenance and cleaning met code and regulations.
  • Exercised composure under pressure and in escalated customer service scenarios.
  • Trained back-up associates and led crew members in managing operations of storefront.
  • Worked closely with team members to schedule breaks and shifts to meet state regulations.
  • Advised new employees on company procedures and policies to facilitate daily tasks and responsibilities.
  • Utilized interpersonal communication skills to enhance customer experience and add value to each interaction.
Education
Expected in 03/1992 Midwifery | Healthcare UNP CANDON , Philippines , GPA:
Expected in Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management | Management University of Phoenix, Tempe, AZ GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • UNP CANDON
  • University of Phoenix

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook
  • Cook
  • Shift Manager
  • Shift Manager

Degrees

  • Midwifery
  • Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management

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