Cook Resume Example

Love this resume?

By clicking Build Your Own Now, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

Hardworking and passionate jobseeker with strong organizational skills eager to secure entry-level Cook position in Hard working environment. Ready to help team achieve company goals.

  • Safety and compliance
  • Contract Management
  • Basic plumbing knowledge
  • Hand and power tools
  • Drywalling
  • Trained maintenance mechanic
  • Commercial construction
  • Residential construction
  • Staff Management
Work History
01/2013 to 10/2014 Cook Silverado Senior Living | Escondido, CA,
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Communicated closely with servers to fully understand special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Created identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Ordered and received products and supplies to stock kitchen areas.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Safely used kitchen equipment and reduced risk of injuries and burns.
10/2014 to 12/2015 Team Leader Prudential | Chalfont, PA,
  • Built strong relationships with customers through positive attitude and attentive response.
  • Mentored and guided employees to foster proper completion of assigned duties.
  • Conducted training and mentored team members to promote productivity, accuracy and commitment to friendly service.
  • Monitored operating machinery to assess progress, adjust settings and maintain desired tension and speeds.
  • Molded team and embraced change to adapt within dynamic market.
  • Cross-trained and provided back up for customer service managers.
  • Coached team members in customer service techniques, providing feedback and encouragement toward reaching sales goals.
  • Implemented new working processes which delivered continued improvements.
  • Provided constructive criticism regarding quality assurance on collections team phone calls.
  • Led team of 20 members while providing exceptional customer service.
  • Participated in cross-functional team-building activities.
  • Partnered with managers to identify and capitalize on sales trends and brand initiatives.
  • Established open and professional relationships with team members which helped resolve issues and conflicts quickly.
05/2016 to 05/2019 Carpenter Mortenson | Fargo, ND,
  • Checked measurements and completed accurate cuts to prevent materials waste and maintain cost controls.
  • Organized project work by reading blueprints and assessing job specifications to determine optimal plans.
  • Installed paneling on walls to deaden sound, complete decorations or absorb shock based on individual customer requirements.
  • Planned and executed work with proper tools and materials to maximize productivity.
  • Safely operated electric cordless and hammer drills and cutting torches.
  • Repaired and remodeled wood, iron, chain link and vinyl fencing.
  • Built and hung custom doors and frames.
  • Cut and installed insulation for residential and commercial buildings.
  • Inspected job site location to evaluate for code violations and coordinated necessary maintenance or repairs.
  • Carefully read blueprints, sketches and technical drawings to inform comprehensive understanding of project scope and specifications.
  • Properly poured, set and cured concrete.
05/2016 to 04/2017 Cook Shift Leader Spectrum Health | Muskegon, MI,
  • Inspected kitchens to observe food preparation quality and service, food appearance and cleanliness of production and service areas.
  • Coordinated hiring and training activities for kitchen and back of house employees while continuously monitoring performance.
  • Inspected freezer and refrigerator daily to check and maintain proper temperatures.
  • Initiated training for new team members on culinary techniques to improve productivity and increase kitchen workflows.
  • Mentored kitchen staff at all levels to prepare each for demanding roles.
  • Placed orders to restock items before supplies ran out.
  • Developed and cooked memorable dishes that brought new customers into establishment.
  • Modernized processes for kitchen staff to reduce guest wait times and boost daily output.
  • Prepared operational reports and analysis, monitored trends and made appropriate recommendations for success.
  • Prevented cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when cooking and plating meals for food allergy sufferers.
  • Oversaw scheduling, inventory management and supply ordering to maintain fully stocked kitchen.
  • Scheduled and received food and beverage deliveries, adhering to food cost and budget.
  • Obtained fresh, local ingredients to lower grocery costs.
  • Collaborated with staff members to create meals for large banquets.
Expected in 05/2016 High School Diploma | Karen Wagner High School, San Antonio, TX GPA:

By clicking Build Your Own Now, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Resumes, and other information uploaded or provided by the user, are considered User Content governed by our Terms & Conditions. As such, it is not owned by us, and it is the user who retains ownership over such content.

How this resume score could be improved?

Many factors go into creating a strong resume. Here are a few tweaks that could improve the score of this resume:


Resume Strength

  • Length
  • Personalization
  • Target Job
  • Word Choice

Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Karen Wagner High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Cook
  • Team Leader
  • Carpenter
  • Cook Shift Leader
  • High School Diploma

Similar Resume

View All