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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Punctual professional experienced in following menus and recipes to prepare foods. Skillful in setting up and cleaning equipment for daily food preparation and receiving, stocking and ordering ingredients and kitchen supplies. Excellent multitasker recognized for supporting successful kitchen operations.

Skills
  • Cutting and slicing techniques
  • Dish preparation
  • High volume production capability
  • Cleaning and organization
  • Food presentation
  • Team-oriented
  • Food preparation
  • Equipment cleaning and maintenance
  • Focused and disciplined
  • Foodservice sanitation
  • Recipe preparation
  • Spoilage control
  • Kitchen safety
  • Professional telephone manner
  • Opening and closing duties
  • Sanitation and cleanliness
  • Calm under pressure
  • Team player
Experience
Cook/wg-7404-4, 02/2022 to Current
Sava Senior CareDerry, NH,
  • Carried out daily kitchen prep and closing duties with station setup, breakdown and organization.
  • Maintained kitchen order and cleanliness by moving stock between storage and station in addition to sanitizing surfaces.
  • Rotated and organized stock in refrigerator and freezer to minimize waste.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for soups, sauces and salads.
  • Carried pans 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.
  • Retained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of rush periods.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Interacted with waitstaff regarding special orders for customers with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Followed established procedures and requirements for safe food handling, storage and service.
  • Operated grills, fryers and broilers to cook items to quality guidelines.
  • Managed portion control using correct utensils during preparation and plating.
  • Prepared and served meals by reviewing recipes and combining and cooking ingredients.
  • Used standardized recipes and other instructions to prepare food.
  • Wrapped, dated and labeled food items in storage for safety and freshness.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Coordinated orders to expedite food from kitchen according to cook time and delivery time.
  • Collaborated with co workers /supervisors to plan and develop new recipes.
  • Answered customer product-related questions by providing ingredients and preparation information.
  • Filled special orders by packaging items such as daily special items .
  • Consistently maintained high levels of cleanliness, organization, storage and sanitation of food and beverage products to ensure quality.
  • Set ovens to appropriate temperatures to pre-heat.
  • Wrapped items in plastic in preparation for display and to sell to customers.
  • Created new recipes using available ingredients and for special occasions.
  • Reviewed expiration dates on items and removed expired products from stock to maintain quality.
  • Collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum productivity.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered product advice.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
  • Processed sales transactions to prevent long customer wait times.
  • Accepted cash and credit card payments, issued receipts and provided change.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.
  • Operated cash register or POS system to receive payment by cash, check and credit card.
  • Answered customer questions and provided store information.
  • Used suggestive selling techniques to promote add-on sales.
Cook, 04/2018 to 02/2022
Raising Cane'sShawnee, KS,
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • 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.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times during lunch and dinner rush.
  • Interacted with waitstaff regarding special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues, customer requests or substitutions for allergen concerns.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Developed new recipes based on knowledge of consumer tastes, ideal nutritional needs and budgetary considerations.
  • Coordinated average of 1100 to 1300 daily food orders, organizing timely deliveries to each table.
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Carried pans and trays of food to and from work stations, stove and refrigerator.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct food temperature for high scores on health inspections.
  • Restocked food items throughout shift to prepare necessary ingredients for cooking and timely service.
  • Maintained hygienic kitchen with regular mopping, disinfecting workspace and washing utensils and glassware.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for soups, sauces and salads.
  • Retained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Assisted in preparation of menu items ranging from burgers to sandwiches.
  • Washed and peeled ingredients to prepare for different meals and recipes.
  • Prepped garnishes to reduce wait times during lunch and dinner rush.
  • Conducted daily inspections and maintained food sanitation and kitchen equipment safety reports.
  • Set up workstations with needed ingredients, utensils and cooking equipment.
  • Cleaned cooking and refrigeration equipment to sanitize and prevent food-borne illness.
  • Adhered to portion controls and presentation specifications.
  • Cooked multiple orders simultaneously during busy periods.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of food products.
Shift Supervisor/cook, 03/2016 to 03/2018
Eastern Niagara Healthcare SystemLockport, NY,
  • Communicated with kitchen employees, answered questions and offered insight into food preparations.
  • Kept kitchen, cooking utensils and storeroom clean at all times.
  • Sanitized all counters and utensils used for preparation of raw meat, poultry, fish and eggs.
  • Followed "first in, first out" rule with every food and beverage item, tossing outdated and expired food products.
  • Checked freezer and refrigerator each day to verify proper functioning.
  • Trained kitchen workers on culinary techniques.
  • Taught kitchen staff about proper nutrition, food allergies and dietary issues.
  • Assessed inventory levels and placed orders to replenish goods before supplies depleted.
  • Placed orders for food and supplies used for creating meals for 3000 people.
  • Planned, prepared and served meals for day camp hosting 4000 people.
  • Streamlined kitchen processes to shorten wait times and serve additional guests.
  • Improved performance of team members resulting in high-quality meals produced daily.
  • 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 all meals in accordance with company standards and requirements.
  • Adhered to all regulatory standards regarding safe and sanitary food prep.
  • Executed proper techniques when preparing menu item ingredients.
  • Offered support to other stations in high-volume shifts or as needed.
  • Memorized new menu items and ingredients quickly to help customers select items meeting needs and preferences.
Shift Supervisor, 03/2013 to 03/2015
Sharmar Village Care CenterCity, STATE,
  • Assisted upper management with daily operations to meet standards of service and quality.
  • Resolved customer complaints and reported issues to senior management.
  • Completed opening and closing duties to facilitate business operations.
  • Collaborated with team members to improve performance and implement training updates.
  • Patrolled work areas to inspect operations, identify concerns and implement corrective actions.
  • Provided coaching and reinforced standards to foster superior performance from crew members and others throughout organization.
  • Coordinated shift-based inventory receiving, auditing and restocking.
  • Employed security and loss prevention strategies during shift.
  • Delegated tasks to employees and monitored activities and task completion.
  • Supervised, motivated and led employees to maintain productivity and customer service levels.
  • Upheld company standards and compliance requirements for operations and cleanliness.
  • Positioned skilled staff in key areas throughout shift to optimize department productivity.
Dietary Assistant, 03/2008 to 01/2011
Company NameCity, State,

* prepared limited breakfast foods that involve grilling or frying

*perform regular modified salad preparation task such as making fruit and vegetable salads;cutting,scraping,chopping,dicing,and peeling fruits and vegetables

*set up and replenishing the salad bar in accordance to establish procedures

*perform ingredient measurement tasks.

*weigh vegetables and fruits in accordance with instruction and directions provided

*perform patient tray service duties include the assembly of patient tray

* replenish food to service counters,steam table and side service stands with hot and cold foods.

* arrange food items for regular and modified diets

*arrange schedule,ordering,and worked on the line with co workers prepared for 4 dining room in assisted living and independent living

Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1994 to East High School - Pueblo, Co,
GPA:
Associate of Applied Science: Culinary Arts , Expected in 06/1997 to Pueblo Community College - Pueblo, CO
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • East High School
  • Pueblo Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook/wg-7404-4
  • Cook
  • Shift Supervisor/cook
  • Shift Supervisor
  • Dietary Assistant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Applied Science

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