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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
  • C:
  • Date of Birth:
  • India:
  • :
  • single:
Professional Summary

Talented [Type] Cook with [Number] years of experience in [Type] environment. 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. Motivated [Job Title] offering over [Number] years of experience in food preparation. High standards for taste and quality with expertise maintaining profitable margins. Superior communication and leadership skills. Consistent [Job Title] exceptionally well-versed in food plating and knife handling skills and techniques. Offering [Number] years of comprehensive experience in quality food preparation and presentation.

  • Institutional and batch cooking
  • Hospitality service expertise
  • Strong attention to safe food handling procedures
  • Food preparation and safety
  • Beautiful presentation of food
Professional Experience
cook, 05/1996 to 10/1998
Cadia Healthcare Millsboro, DE,
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations during opening and closing procedures to maximize efficiency.
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Developed [Type] process that reduced waste [Number]% and improved supply turnover [Number]%.
  • Produced over [Number] [Type] dishes per day and maintained near-perfect customer satisfaction scores.
  • Prepared average of [Number] orders each shift.
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Followed restaurant stock management schedule to monitor product freshness and rotate out old products.
  • Checked each food item for freshness and provided feedback to kitchen supervisor for removal.
  • Collaborated with [Job title]s to collect information about specific customer desires and dietary needs.
  • Safely used kitchen equipment such as [Type] and [Type], effectively reducing injuries and burns [Number]%.
  • Communicated closely with [Job title]s to fully understand special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment, sanitation and safety.
  • Unloaded food supplies from distributor trucks to efficiently organize inventory.
  • Received food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete entire order together and serve hot.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Prepared estimated [Number] orders simultaneously during peak [Timeframe] periods with [Number]% accuracy rate, maximizing customer satisfaction and repeat business.
  • Managed [Number]-person staff, supervised preparation of [Type] foods and explained steps for readying specialty items, including [Type] and [Type] food.
  • Fried, grilled and baked foods such as [Type], [Type] and [Type].
  • Prepared items like bacon ahead of time to promote efficiency in dish garnishing.
  • Managed relationships with [Number] vendors by negotiating prices of ingredients and equipment, resulting in [Number]% savings on budget.
  • Trained, managed and guided [Number] [Job title]s, improving overall performance and productivity [Number]%.
  • Grilled meats and seafood to customer specifications.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Wrapped up and stored unused food in appropriate containers and placed in refrigerator to avoid spoilage.
  • Upheld optimal staff and customer protections by monitoring food handling, cleaning and sanitation protocols.
Server, 11/1981 to 11/1995
Montage Hotels Maui, HI,
  • Checked identification to enforce age regulations for alcoholic beverages.
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with timely table check-ins to assess food and beverage needs.
  • Achieved monthly sales goals by using successful strategies to promote specials, desserts and alcoholic beverages.
  • Collected credit card, cash and gift certificate payments and dispensed change for cash transactions.
  • Monitored guests for intoxication and immediately reported concerns to management, contributing to safe and welcoming environments for all patrons.
Bank Associate, 03/1985 to 01/1987
Tucson Employee Credit Union City, STATE,
  • Evaluated design and operating effectiveness of audit areas using [Technique].
  • Facilitated financial and operational audits, working with internal and external managers to communicate recommendations or issues surrounding audits.
  • Developed and implemented corrective actions to bring business areas in line with standards.
  • Identified management control weaknesses and provided value added suggestions for remediation.
  • Determined financial and operational audit areas, providing most economical and efficient use of audit resources.
  • Completed audit papers by thoroughly documenting audit tests and findings.
  • Exceeded goals through effective task prioritization and great work ethic.
  • Completed all paperwork, recognizing any discrepancies and addressing them in a timely fashion.
  • Actively listened to customers, handled concerns quickly and escalated major issues to supervisor.
  • Performed duties in accordance with all applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 08/1981
Amphitheater High School - Tucson, AZ,

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  • cook
  • Server
  • Bank Associate
  • High School Diploma