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

Talented Cook with excellent experience in fast-paced kitchen environments. Clear communicator with team-oriented focus and advanced skills to effectively work with cashiers and kitchen staff to review and prepare orders. Qualified and hardworking with up-to-date food handling permit. Dependable Palletizer. Committed to worker and personal safety with extensive knowledge of safety and emergency procedures. Adept at following directions with no supervision and completing tasks quickly.

Skills
  • Recipes and menu planning
  • Institutional and Batch Cooking
  • Food Spoilage Prevention
  • Food Presentation
  • Food Preparation
  • Food Preparation and Safety
  • Order Delivery Practices
  • Strong attention to safe food handling procedures
  • Kitchen equipment operation and maintenance
  • Rigid packaging
  • Lift truck safety
  • Shrink wrap machine use
  • Palletizer repair
  • Responsible
  • Critical thinking
  • Adaptability
Education
North Charleston High School North Charleston, SC Expected in 06/2008 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Regal Cinemas Corporation - Cook
Griffin, GA, 04/2020 - 06/2021
  • Assisted chef with planning easy but elegant appetizers to spark customer interest.
  • Prepared multiple orders simultaneously during peak periods with high accuracy rate, maximizing customer satisfaction and repeat business.
  • Inspected kitchen equipment and appliances to verify proper working order, including commercial fryers, steamers, ovens and ranges.
  • Ordered and received products and supplies to stock kitchen areas.
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Managed kitchen staff, supervised preparation of foods ,and explained steps for readying specialty items.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Created identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Met production requirements for banquet and outlet desserts and breakfast pastries.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment, sanitation and safety.
  • Mentored staff in expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily work.
  • Safely used kitchen equipment and reduced risk of injuries and burns.
  • Took food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete order items together and serve hot.
  • Maintained skill level of kitchen staff by properly coaching, counseling and disciplining employees.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Communicated closely with servers to fully understand special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Transitioned between breakfast and lunch service.
Regal Cinemas Corporation - Cook
Hamilton, NJ, 06/2017 - 08/2018
  • Inspected kitchen equipment and appliances to verify proper working order, including commercial fryers, steamers, ovens and ranges.
  • Ordered and received products and supplies to stock kitchen areas.
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity.
  • 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.
  • Created identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment, sanitation and safety.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Mentored staff in expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily work.
  • Safely used kitchen equipment and reduced risk of injuries and burns.
  • Took food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete order items together and serve hot.
  • Maintained skill level of kitchen staff by properly coaching, counseling and disciplining employees.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Communicated closely with servers to fully understand special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Maintained central standardized recipe and ingredient repository, including nutritional and cost information.
  • Transitioned between breakfast and lunch service.
Gannett Co. Inc. - Stacker
Fort Myers, FL, 05/2015 - 07/2016
  • Complied with company policy and legal regulations to achieve and maintain safe working environment.
  • Operated equipment, including formers, stretch wrappers and tape machines to package items.
  • Stacked finished cases on pallets according to customer requests.
  • Monitored complicated machinery and adjusted or shut down when problems arose.
  • Packaged items for shipment by date coding, case taping and palletizing.
  • Constructed team logging roads, removed debris and repairs surfaces to give crews easy paths in and out of logging areas.
  • Interpreted production and delivery schedule to stack product in correct order for loading and delivery.
  • Supplied loading equipment and team members with empty pallets.
  • Controlled palletizer to arrange packages on pallet and transfer load to storage or delivery platform.
  • Loaded products onto pallet.
  • Transferred loaded pallets onto delivery or storage areas.
  • Arranged packages on pallet according to size and weight.
  • Maintained clean and organized workspaces to uphold safety standards.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • North Charleston High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook
  • Cook
  • Stacker

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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