cook resume example with 17+ years of experience

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

Hardworking bringing detail-oriented approach to food preparation and handling. Reliable individual possessing excellent communication and problem-solving strengths.

Punctual cook experienced in following menus and recipes to prepare quality food. Polished in setting up and cleaning equipment for daily food preparation and helping manage supplies. Excellent multitasker recognized for supporting successful kitchen operations.

Dedicated experienced in environments. Focused and collaborative team player skillful in communicating and translating customer requests. Offering deep understanding of food safety, OSHA and health code requirements.

Motivated and experience preparing delicious meals for customers. Polished in following proper food handling methods and maintaining correct temperature of food products. Creative and artistic professional committed to strengthening kitchen team with better collaboration, recipes and cooking techniques.

Focused cook with expertise preparing meals for customers in busy establishments. Versatile professional with experience in food safety, supply management and plating. Courteous and bilingual with excellent multitasking and presentation skills.

Disciplined Cook committed to impeccable food preparation and presentation for all restaurants. Recognized for preparing high-quality cuisine aligned to restaurant standards and consistency requirements. Familiar with diverse culinary, pastry and baking techniques.

Structured cook with 29 years of experience preparing food for restaurant customers. Customer-oriented team player skilled in kitchen equipment operations, menu design and kitchen supervision. Familiar with various cooking methods and sanitation procedures.

Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience.

Highly adaptable Mechanic consistently guarantees customers short turnaround times for auto repairs. Focused on quality and customer satisfaction. Detailed understanding of safety mandates and regulations to maintain safe work environment.

demonstrates abilities in troubleshooting and fixing problems within all vehicle systems. Adept at working quickly and accurately to repair, replace or refurbish components. Proficient in maintaining records, updating logs and training employees.

Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

Energetic Handyman with broad range of maintenance and repair skills. Identified clients' needs quickly to complete tasks. Commended for excellent customer service skills.

Honest and hard-working Handyman with history of complying with deadlines and safety regulations. Proficient in HVAC systems, carpentry, plumbing and electrical repair. Physically dexterous, talented and possessing exceptional skills in building strong rapport with tenants.

Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

Committed job seeker with a history of meeting company needs with consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

  • Quality Assurance and Control
  • Strong Butchery Skills
  • Food Presentation
  • Food Handling
  • Dish Preparation
  • Performance Improvement
  • Surface Cleaning
  • High Volume Production Capability
  • Frying
  • Cutting and Slicing Techniques
  • ServSafe Certified
  • Positive and Professional
  • Focused and Disciplined
  • Sanitation
  • Supply Restocking
  • Cleaning and Organization
  • Fine Dining
  • Grilling
  • Customer Service
01/2009 to Current
Cook Carson-Tahoe Regional Health Care Dayton, NV,
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Followed established procedures and requirements for safe food handling, storage and service.
  • Operated grills, fryers and broilers to cook items to quality guidelines.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of rush periods.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Wrapped, dated and labeled food items in storage for safety and freshness.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Retained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Trained, managed and guided kitchen staff to improve overall performance, service quality and productivity.
02/2017 to 06/2020
Customer Service Supervisor Floor And Decor Thornton, CO,
  • Promoted high customer satisfaction by resolving problems with knowledgeable and friendly service.
  • Answered incoming calls and emails, providing frontline customer support or assistance with product and service transactions.
  • Remained calm and professional in stressful circumstances and effectively diffused tense situations.
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills in resolving product and consumer complaints.
  • Answered inbound calls, chats and emails to facilitate customer service.
  • Developed strong customer relationships to encourage repeat business.
06/2011 to 06/2017
Chef Mcmenamins Vancouver, WA,
  • Monitored kitchen area and staff to maintain overall safety and establish proper food handling techniques.
  • Monitored quality, presentation and quantities of plated food across line.
  • Exercised portion control for items served, eliminating waste.
  • Managed kitchen staff team and assigned tasks for various stages of food production.
  • Experimented with various ingredients and cooking techniques to develop new and flavorful dishes for customers.
  • Delegated tasks and supervised kitchen staff to optimize food preparation, presentation and safety.
  • Suggested and prepared promotional dishes according to ingredient availability and customer preferences.
  • Collaborated with restaurant management to align kitchen operations with goals of establishment.
06/2000 to 06/2003
Mechanic Western Materials Recycling Grand Junction, CO,
  • Monitored shop equipment to maintain safe working condition.
  • Assessed vehicles or machinery to accurately diagnose and repair issues.
  • Kept detailed records of repairs, labor involved and parts used.
  • Executed preventive and corrective maintenance on work trucks and other vehicles.
  • Examined loose bolts and specified safety devices on vehicles and made adjustments.
  • Diagnosed and repaired vehicles during road call situations.
  • Connected electrical wiring to control panels and electric motors.
  • Engaged with customers to determine automotive requirements and communicate vehicular defects or problems.
  • Leveraged diagnostic tools and equipment to identify vehicle issues.
  • Conveyed troubleshooting diagnosis to customer and outlined proposed repair plan and associated costs.
  • Completed required paperwork and delivered to customer.
  • Repaired, replaced and adjusted brakes.
  • Performed maintenance inspections, tune-ups, oil changes and other key services.
  • Conducted test drives before and after repair services.
  • Removed old oil, replace filters and added correct amount of new [Type] oil.
  • Performed troubleshooting and diagnostic procedures to locate source of malfunctions.
  • Used diagnostics and troubleshooting tools to identify failures and equipment issues.
  • Completed simple and advanced repairs according to specifications for brakes, exhaust and electrical systems.
  • Improved function of engines by replacing spark plugs, fuel filters and defective sensors.
  • Inspected vehicles for damage and recorded findings to facilitate repairs.
  • Reviewed brakes and assessed whether pads needed replacement, discs should be turned or other service requirements.
  • Checked vehicle mileage and determined necessary belts, fluids flushing or gasket replacements.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1996 to to
High School Diploma:
Bangor High School - Bangor, MI
Expected in 06/1995 to to
: Auto Repair
Van Buren Vo Tech Center - Lawrence, MI,

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School Attended

  • Bangor High School
  • Van Buren Vo Tech Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook
  • Customer Service Supervisor
  • Chef
  • Mechanic


  • High School Diploma

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