cook resume example with 3+ years of experience

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A Hardworking Warehouse Associate with excellent materials handling, storage management and shipment preparation skills. Experienced in picking orders, assembling pallets and preparing containers. Also a Industrious Truck Unloader adept at loading, unloading and staging parcels and large truckloads of product. Eager to leverage knowledge of proper handling practices and documentation demonstrated in the Warehouse landscape. Strong background of operating forklifts to unload large-scale orders without incident or damage.

A Punctual Cook experienced in following menus and recipes to prepare quality food. Polished in setting up and cleaning equipment for daily food preparation and helping manage supplies. Excellent multitasker recognized for supporting successful kitchen operations.

  • Cutting and Slicing Techniques
  • Dish Preparation
  • Portion Control
  • New Recipe Creation
  • Time Management
  • Team Leadership
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Works Well Under Pressure
  • Multitasking and Organization
  • Customer Service
  • Food Presentation
  • Safe Food Handling
  • Problem-Solving
  • Pallet Jacks
  • Health and Safety Regulations
  • Cleaning and Organization
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Basic Mathematics
  • Sorting and Labeling
  • Attention to Detail
  • Stocking and Replenishing
  • Safety Procedures
  • Able to Lift and Carry [Number] Lbs.
  • Warehouse Operations
  • Punctual and Dependable
  • Self-Motivated and Disciplined
  • Loading Dock Operations
  • Quality Assessment and Assurance
  • Decision Making
  • Physical Strength and Stamina
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Problem Solving
  • Strong Math Skills
  • Stacking and Staging
  • Critical Thinking
  • Willing to Learn
Education and Training
Ridgewood High School, Harwood Heights, IL, US Harwood Heights, IL, Expected in 05/2013 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Main Line Health, Inc. - Cook
Media, PA, 03/2021 - Current
  • Carried pans, kettles, and trays of food to and from work stations, stove, and refrigerator.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for soups, sauces and salads.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients.
  • Trained, managed and guided kitchen staff to improve overall performance, service quality and productivity.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to minimize risk of salmonella and other food-borne illnesses.
  • Maintained clean and orderly appearance throughout kitchen and dining area.
  • Made meals in accordance with company standards and requirements.
  • Executed proper techniques when preparing menu item ingredients.
  • Adhered to regulatory standards regarding safe and sanitary food prep.
  • Memorized new menu items and ingredients quickly to help customers select items meeting needs and preferences.
  • Monitored supply inventory and rotated stock to maintain optimal freshness and reduce waste.
Neuehouse - Busser
Los Angeles, CA, 07/2021 - 11/2022
  • Cleared tables to maintain high turnover rate and minimize wait times.
  • Restocked condiments and drink station supplies to maintain customer satisfaction.
  • Went above and beyond expectations by helping with various tasks to support teammates and provide customer service.
  • Maintained stock and cleanliness of stations for meal periods with silverware, linens, and condiments.
  • Maintained table settings by removing courses, replacing utensils and refilling beverages.
  • Wiped down and cleaned chairs, booths and highchairs.
  • Observed tables to tend to guest needs and identify customer service opportunities.
  • Carried food, dishes, trays or silverware from kitchens or supply departments to serving counters.
  • Helped employees complete required activities during peak periods.
  • Cleared, cleaned and sanitized booth and chair cushions and tables.
  • Reset tables by wiping down surfaces, replacing condiments and arranging silverware and other items for expected guests.
  • Maintained table setting by removing courses as completed and replenishing utensils.
  • Swept, mopped and removed debris from dining room floors.
  • Maintained highest standards of cleanliness while efficiently meeting dining room needs in fast-paced environment.
  • Supported wait staff by setting up and replenishing condiment stands, trash containers liners and bus stations.
  • Transported filled bus tubs to kitchen dishwashing area.
  • Collected trash from receptacles and returned trays to kitchen for cleaning and reuse.
  • Answered questions from guests and retrieved desired items to maximize satisfaction.
  • Collected dishes and utensils at moment's notice, maintaining customer satisfaction and dining room cleanliness.
  • Organized bus cart and returned to side station after each use.
  • Washed dishes and disposed of trash in designated receptacles.
  • Maintained adequate levels of linens, trays and silverware items for customers and performed washing and sanitation duties as needed.
  • Established methods for prompt dish collection and upkeep of healthy dining room.
  • Worked with front-of-house management to promote consistent workflows, keeping restaurant running smoothly during busy periods.
Webstaurantstore - Truck Unloader
Cumberland, MD, 09/2019 - 07/2022
  • Unloaded parcels from truck with care to avoid damage.
  • Handled packages safely while unloading and transporting.
  • Loaded and unloaded packages from loading dock to trucks.
  • Lifted heavy objects by hand or by using power hoist.
  • Labeled packages and pallets to ensure efficient identification of items.
  • Operated forklifts, lift gates and pallet jacks with focus on safety and efficiency.
  • Adhered to workplace safety standards and OSHA regulations.
  • Assisted in navigating large loads to assigned areas.
  • Conveyed materials to or from storage or work sites to designated area, using hand truck, electric dolly, wheelbarrow, or other devices.
  • Shrink-wrapped products on over several pallets per day.
  • Stocked shelves with numerous products and performed expiration rotation to mitigate stock damage and loss.

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School Attended

  • Ridgewood High School, Harwood Heights, IL, US

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook
  • Busser
  • Truck Unloader


  • High School Diploma

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