cook resume example with 1+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - - -

Hardworking and reliable worker with strong background in operating cash registers, stocking merchandise and keeping areas clean and neat. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

Honest Cashier capable of managing money, merchandising stock and assisting customers with locating desired items. Excellent oral and written communication, listening and time management skills with strong attention to detail and superior work ethic.

Managed highly accurate cash registers by processing cash, card and check payments with no errors. Security-minded and service-oriented with excellent communication, organizational and multitasking abilities. Highly flexible in scheduling and committed to stellar attendance.

Results-oriented Cashier motivated to exceed expectations and deliver exceptional service to meet all customer needs. Resourceful professional with history of increasing sales and decreasing shrinkage while exceeding sales and productivity objectives.

Committed to processing customer payments through various point of sale systems. Quick and accurate when balancing cash drawer and reconciling credit machine printouts. Outstanding communication and customer engagement abilities.

  • Human Resources
  • Cash drawer balancing
  • Liquor regulations and compliance
  • Payment processing
  • Issue resolution
  • Customer assistance
  • Cash register operation
  • Customer greeting
  • Coin counting
  • Cash counting machine operations
  • Cash management
  • Credit and cash transactions
  • Merchandise restocking
  • Leadership
  • Computer literate
  • Quick Learner
08/2018 to 02/2020
Cook State Of North Carolina Henderson, NC,
  • Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with kitchen team to maximize efficiency.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Created nutritious, safe, visually appealing, innovative and properly prepared and flavored food.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Precooked garnishes such as bacon pieces for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Interacted professionally and effectively with wait staff regarding special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to minimize salmonella and other foodborne illnesses.
  • Operated all kitchen equipment safely to avoid injuries.
  • Chopped, diced, and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of busy periods, including dinner rush.
12/2019 to 01/2020
Truck Loader Quad/Graphics, Inc. Quincy, MA,
  • Corrected pallets of damaged or mislabeled products
  • Read and attached appropriate labels and tags to products and packages for identification purposes.
  • Shrink wrapped products on over 100 pallets per day
  • Assisted many sorters by loading trucks with assigned packages for multiple routes.
  • Safely drove and positioned trucks at shipping and receiving docks to speed up loading times
  • Operated scanner to scan over 200 packages per day to verify proper shipping information.
  • Rotated products to assist with inventory management organization.
  • Used ladders and pallet jacks to load and unload merchandise weighing up to 80 pounds.
  • Stocked shelves with different sized products and performed expiration rotation to mitigate stock damage and loss.
  • Entered all shipping order and code date information into warehouse computer using Excel to maintain accurate, up-to-date files.
  • Maneuvered trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned.
  • Maximized truck space by loading efficiently.
  • Positioned lifting devices under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, and boxes, and secure material or products for transport to designated areas
  • Returned unused or empty pallets back to correct warehouse space.
  • Checked all load-related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate
  • Prepared shipments for pickup by labeling and weighing packages.
  • Unloaded initial shipments and placed on correct delivery trucks.
  • Filled in and organized partial pallets.
02/2019 to 07/2019
Cook State Of North Carolina Jacksonville, NC,
  • Prepared and plated 100 + dishes per shift for busy a annual revenue restaurant.
  • Developed processes to accurately track food costs more efficiently.
  • Created nutritious, safe, visually appealing, innovative and properly prepared and flavored food.
  • Collaborated closely with food and beverage leadership to conduct staff meetings and resolve service, product and personnel issues.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Prepared more than 150 dishes per day in fast-paced environment while maintaining high customer satisfaction rate.
08/2018 to 08/2018
Cashier Sprouts Farmers Market Lemon Grove, CA,
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer service.
  • Drove sales and add-on purchases by promoting specific item options to customers.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answering questions and offering advice.
  • Maintained high productivity by efficiently processing cash, credit, debit and voucher program payments for customers.
  • Inspected items for damage and reported issues to supervisor to return unsalable merchandise and obtain replacements for customers.
  • Assisted customers with account updates, new service additions and promotional offers.
  • Processed returned items in accordance with store policy.
  • Served needs of as many as 65 patrons per shift, including collecting payments, tracking rewards and handling customer service issues.
  • Monitored sidewalk sales events to protect products, added new merchandise and rang up purchases at outside registers.
  • Increased sales 20% by suggesting specific purchases to customers.
  • Resolved issues regarding customer complaints and escalated worsening concerns.
  • Maximized customer satisfaction by providing assistance with purchases, locating items and signing up for rewards programs.
  • Wiped down counters and conveyor belt to remove debris and maintain cleanliness.
  • Welcomed customers, offering assistance to help find necessary store items.
  • Assisted managers with completing end-of-day counts and securing funds to prevent loss or theft.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
  • Wrapped items and bagged purchases properly to prevent merchandise breakage.
  • Processed customer payments quickly and returned exact change and receipts.
  • Built relationships with strategic partners leading to business development opportunities.
  • Trained new employees in cashiering procedures, offering assistance in resolving malfunction issues.
  • Smoothly processed incoming orders, handling over 200 transactions per day with exceptional accuracy.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum efficiency.
  • Observed company return policy when processing refunds, including inspecting merchandise for wear or damage.
  • Organized and maintained both physical and digital payment documentation for accurate filing and compliant recordkeeping.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2018 to to
High School Diploma:
Everglades High School - Miramar, FL
Expected in 06/2024 to to
Broward College - Miramar,
  • Experienced in Microsoft word
  • Experienced in Microsoft Excel
  • Experienced in Microsoft PowerPoint

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School Attended

  • Everglades High School
  • Broward College

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  • Truck Loader
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  • Cashier


  • High School Diploma

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