cook resume example with 4+ years of experience

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

Disciplined Cook committed to impeccable food preparation and presentation for [Type] restaurants. Recognized for preparing high-quality cuisine aligned to restaurant standards and consistency requirements. Familiar with diverse culinary, pastry and baking techniques. Detail-oriented Prep Cook successful in high-volume fast food settings. Highly skilled in different stations, cooking methods and presentations. Brings strong commitment to teamwork. Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience. 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. Responsible and motivated student ready to apply education in the workplace. Offers excellent technical abilities with software and applications, ability to handle challenging work, and excellent time management skills. Dynamic food service professional with excellent teamwork and skill in learning new tasks quickly. Highly knowledgeable in ingredient preparation, including slicing and cutting techniques. Comes equipped with [Number] years of related experience. Hardworking [Job Title] bringing detail-oriented approach to food preparation and handling. Reliable individual possessing excellent communication and problem-solving strengths.

  • Purchasing and Receiving
  • Store Room and Walk-In Inspections
  • Cutting and Slicing Techniques
  • Dish Preparation
  • Ingredient Selection
  • Bulk Food Preparation
  • Menu Planning
  • Product Rotations
  • New Recipe Creation
  • Kitchen Sanitation
  • Plating and Presentation
  • Portion Control
  • Quality Inspections
  • Food Preparation
  • Proper Food Storage
  • PPE Compliance
  • Fine Dining
  • High Volume Production Capability
01/2022 to 05/2023
Cook Cancer Treatment Centers Of America Boca Raton, FL,
  • 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.
  • Wrapped, dated and labeled food items in storage for safety and freshness.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Trained, managed and guided kitchen staff to improve overall performance, service quality and productivity.
  • Took inventory counts before and after shifts to complete food inventory or storage sheets.
  • Managed portion control using correct utensils during preparation and plating.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for soups, sauces and salads.
  • Carried pans and trays of food to and from work stations, stove and refrigerator.
  • Retained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
05/2020 to 06/2021
Dietary Cook Broward Children's Center Dania Beach, FL,
  • Interacted with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
  • Communicated with vendors regarding back order availability, future inventory and special orders.
  • Changed and sanitized cutting boards, benches and surfaces to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Properly stored food and handled all inventorying.
  • Devised new healthy seasonal menu items by researching latest health food trends.
  • Maintained routine meal schedules and serving times.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, food storage, use of kitchen equipment and sanitation and safety issues.
  • Operated kitchen equipment in alignment with OSHA protocols and manufacturer instructions.
  • Memorized new menu items and ingredients quickly to help customers select items meeting needs and preferences.
  • Garnished and arranged plated meals.
  • Projected future needs to requisition food supplies, kitchen equipment and appliances.
  • Processed payments and kept close eye on customers to check for signs of theft.
  • Established nutritious menus in line with health standards and budget guidelines.
  • Tracked activities in daily logs and weekly update reports.
03/2013 to 01/2015
Dietary Aide Shawnee Manor Lima, OH,
  • Cleaned and sanitized kitchen, dining and utility areas to promote healthy environment.
  • Set up trays and food service carts to deliver food to residents.
  • Helped with meal prep for daily meals, following strict sanitation and food handling guidelines
  • Served food and snacks according to planned menu and patients' diet orders.
  • Served specific meals to patients with special dietary needs.
  • Served food and beverage items to residents, meeting therapeutic diets.
  • Cleaned and maintained dining room during and after each meal service.
  • Treated patients and team members with dignity and respect.
  • Engaged with residents to provide positive and enriching experiences.
  • Followed dietary procedures in accordance with established policies.
  • Set tables before patients arrived to maintain meal plan productivity.
  • Worked closely with team members to update cleaning protocols and increase aide efficiency.
  • Delivered snacks to nurse station for distribution to specific residents.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2010 to to
High School Diploma:
Jasper County High School - Monticello, GA

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School Attended

  • Jasper County High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook
  • Dietary Cook
  • Dietary Aide


  • High School Diploma

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