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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

I am highly talented young man with a wide variety of skills&talents, a extremely expansive vocabulary and passion to achieve success in life, i am extremely diverse, Good at multitask with a positive attitude and a personality like none other.

Skills
  • Cooking,
  • Advanced reading ,
  • Knowledge of machines and tools
  • Lifting heavy items & automotive mechanics
Experience
04/2019 to 05/2020 Cook Omni Hotels | Indianapolis, IN,
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues or customer requests, including allergen concerns.
  • Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with kitchen team to maximize efficiency.
  • Collaborated closely with food and beverage leadership to conduct staff meetings and resolve service, product and personnel issues.
  • Maximized efficiency of kitchen operation by overseeing daily product inventory, purchasing and receiving.
  • Developed strategies to enhance catering and retail foodservice revenue and productivity goals.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Created approximately 100+ orders simultaneously during busy periods.
  • Mixed, weighed and proofed ingredients to match exact recipe formula.
  • Created exceptional menu items executed with precision to regularly garner diner praise.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
  • Weighed, measured and mixed ingredients, following recipes to produce quality dishes.
  • Operated all bakery equipment, including ovens, proofers, fryers, sheeters, rounders, scales and mixers.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of busy periods, including dinner rush.
  • Trained, managed and guided kitchen staff to improve overall performance, service quality and productivity.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients to use oldest products first.
  • Garnished and arranged dishes into creative presentations to delight patrons.
  • Sourced vendors and negotiated agreements to cut supply costs without affecting quality.
  • Precooked garnishes such as bacon pieces for later use to top off fresh dishes.
01/2020 to 03/2020 Cook Omni Hotels | Richmond, VA,
  • Collaborated closely with food and beverage leadership to conduct staff meetings and resolve service, product and personnel issues.
  • Maximized efficiency of kitchen operation by overseeing daily product inventory, purchasing and receiving.
  • Mixed, weighed and proofed ingredients to match exact recipe formula.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
  • Weighed, measured and mixed ingredients, following recipes to produce quality dishes.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of busy periods, including dinner rush.
  • Operated all bakery equipment, including ovens, proofers, fryers, sheeters, rounders, scales and mixers.
  • Trained, managed and guided kitchen staff to improve overall performance, service quality and productivity.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients to use oldest products first.
  • Developed new recipes based on knowledge of consumer tastes, ideal nutritional needs and budgetary considerations.
  • Precooked garnishes such as bacon pieces for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Emphasized food quality and specialized baking techniques to set items apart from competitor offerings.
  • Estimated staffing needs and adjusted hourly schedules to match demand patterns, budget and local labor laws.
  • Interacted effectively with wait staff regarding special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to minimize salmonella and other foodborne illnesses.
  • Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with kitchen team to maximize efficiency.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
06/2019 to 12/2019 Server and Cook Valmont Industries, Inc. | Salem, OR,
  • Educated guests on daily specials and menu offerings such as appetizers, entrees and desserts.
  • Satisfied customers by keeping drinks topped off and anticipating needs such as condiments and extra napkins.
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Managed closing duties, including restocking items and reconciling cash drawer.
  • Arranged each place setting attractively, using clean, chip-free plates and utensils.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks.
  • Prepared salads and appetizers and set up garnish stations to back up kitchen staff.
  • Served average of 30-80 patrons daily with exceptional service.
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Washed buffet, restaurant and banquet items, including silverware, dishes, cooking utensils, equipment and displays.
  • Assisted kitchen staff with food counts by determining number of items required for complete service.
  • Met or exceeded sales targets on consistent basis with proactive promotional strategies and dessert mentions.
  • Greeted newly seated guests quickly and efficiently.
  • Processed customers' payments and provided receipts.
  • Carefully transferred orders from kitchen and bar areas to tables and cleared plates as patrons finished food and beverage items.
  • Plated food and assessed plate presentation to maintain highest standard of food quality.
  • Rearranged tables and chairs, located or rolled extra silverware to prepare for large groups.
  • Completed thorough and accurate opening and closing duties to facilitate smooth restaurant operations.
  • Minimized customer wait times by efficiently taking and filling large volume of orders each day.
  • Attended to new customers quickly to inquire about drinks and start off dining experience with prompt beverage service.
  • Communicated effectively with patrons to establish preferences and dietary restrictions and make food and beverage recommendations.
  • Explained menu options to guests, offered suggestions and took orders for food and beverages.
  • Calculated charges, issued table checks and collected payments from customers.
  • Circulated within assigned areas to assess and address customer needs, effectively prioritizing tasks during peak hours.
  • Maintained knowledge of current menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods.
  • Restocked nonperishables and other items, including condiments and napkins from inventory to keep pantry well-supplied.
05/2016 to 05/2019 Shop Worker Coles Shop | City, STATE,
  • Performed accurate measurements, calculations and materials estimations.
  • Sanded surfaces, removed imperfections and applied chemicals to prepare for painting.
  • Completed independent and team installations of components and systems.
  • Kept work areas clean, neat and free of safety hazards.
  • Completed product assembly according to standardized procedures.
  • Unloaded incoming products off trucks, sorted items in staging area and transported items to final storage locations.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
05/2020 to 01/2021 Warehouse Associate Company Name | City, State,
  • Packed and labeled merchandise to prepare for loading and shipment to customers.
  • Picked and prepared numerous daily shipments in controlled atmosphere warehouse environment.
  • Moved boxes, containers and pallets with special-purpose equipment to meet demanding production targets.
  • Organized warehouse design to maximize space for stock while allowing for high volume traffic zones.
  • Used pallet jacks to move items to and from warehouse locations.
  • Assisted coworkers with special projects to learn new tasks while gaining additional responsibilities.
  • Received deliveries, scanned packages and updated orders in internal database.
  • Identified safety hazards and notified management to determine proper resolution of issues.
10/2021 to 03/2022 Truck Loader Company Name | City, State,
  • Maximized truck space by loading efficiently.
  • Positioned lifting devices under, over or around loaded pallets, skids and boxes and secured material for transport to designated areas.
  • Checked load-related documentation to promote completeness and accuracy.
  • Unloaded initial shipments and placed on correct delivery trucks.
  • Read and attached appropriate labels and tags to products and packages for identification purposes.
  • Returned unused or empty pallets back to correct warehouse space.
  • Prepared shipments for pickup by labeling and weighing packages.
  • Filled in and organized partial pallets.
  • Maneuvered trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2019 to to High School Diploma | South Panola High School, Batesville, MS GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • South Panola High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook
  • Cook
  • Server and Cook
  • Shop Worker
  • Warehouse Associate
  • Truck Loader

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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