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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Motivated cook offering over years of experience in food preparation. High standards for taste and quality. Superior communication and leadership skills. Conscientious individual bringing years of experience in high-volume dining restaurants. Manages up to numerous tables while motivating and supervising team. Innovative and resourceful team player. Energetic culinary professional with blend of creativity, passion for food and exceptional cooking skills. Work well as dynamic leader in high-pressure restaurant settings. Qualified and hardworking with up-to-date food handling permit. Offering years of experience in quality food preparation and presentation. Diligent restaurant kitchen worker with excellent cooking skills and strong knowledge of food safety. Consistently maintain well-stocked, organized and clean kitchen areas to maximize productivity. Dedicated team player with punctual nature and open communication style dedicated to meeting every preparation and service need. Dependable with expertise preparing foods in fast-paced settings. Efficient multitasker with talents in leardership and cooking. Flexible and willing to work weekends, holidays and evenings. Comfortable working in fast-paced environments in team setting. Bringing background in maintaining kitchen sanitation, preparing basic components of dishes and working with team of cooks. Organized individual possessing excellent memorization and communication skills. Proficient in preparing raw food and ingredients. Detail-oriented professional with superior skills and strong sense of taste and smell. Handles criticism well and quickly learns from challenges.

Skills
  • Institutional and batch cooking
  • Food plating and presentation
  • Food spoilage prevention
  • Recipes and menu planning
  • Food preparation
  • Order delivery practices
  • Employed at Griffs, featured in Virginian Pilot "Bridges" column on June 2, 2019
  • Kitchen equipment operation and maintenance
  • Beautiful presentation of food
  • Strong attention to safe food handling procedures
  • Food preparation and safety
  • New hire training
  • Kitchen operations
  • Food distribution
  • Food rotation
  • Adaptable
  • Team Player
  • Safe food handling
  • Kitchen sanitation
  • Ingredients measuring
  • Menu item preparation
  • Quick-learning
  • Portioning
  • Creative problem solving
  • Food storage
  • Kitchen organization
  • Large-scale food preparation
  • Ingredient preparation
  • Scheduling
  • Deep frying
  • Grill management
  • Cooking
  • Efficient multitasking
  • Food station setup
  • Outgoing and energetic
  • Daily specials memorization
  • Prioritizing
  • Order accuracy
  • To-go order preparation
  • Working in coolers and freezers
Education
Western Branch High School Chesapeake, VA Expected in GED : - GPA :
Tidewater Community College Norfolk, VA Expected in Associate of Science : Business Administration And Management - GPA :
  • Double major in accounting and Business Management
Work History
Neiman Marcus - Cook
Oakland, MI, 03/2020 - Current
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Planned promotional menu additions based on seasonal pricing and product availability.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations when opening and closing kitchen.
  • Received food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete entire order together and serve hot.
  • Produced over numerous dishes per day and maintained near-perfect customer satisfaction scores.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Prepared numerous orders simultaneously during peak periods with 100% accuracy rate, maximizing customer satisfaction and repeat business.
  • Assisted chef with planning easy but elegant appetizers to spark customer interest.
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Transitioned between breakfast and dinner service.
  • Recommended menu items for new dish development, holidays, special events and promotions.
Neiman Marcus - Cook
Palm Beach, FL, 02/2018 - 02/2020
  • Prepared 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.
  • Ordered and received products and supplies to stock kitchen areas.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Communicated closely with kitchen mananger to fully understand special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations when opening and closing kitchen.
  • Received food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete entire order together and serve hot.
The Rock Wood Fired Pizza - Lead Line Cook
Vancouver, WA, 10/2014 - 01/2018
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Followed restaurant stock management schedule to monitor product freshness and rotate out old products.
  • Upheld optimal staff and customer protections by monitoring food handling, cleaning and sanitation protocols.
  • Unloaded food supplies from distributor trucks to efficiently organize inventory.
  • Prepared items like bacon ahead of time to promote efficiency in dish garnishing.
  • Produced over numerous dishes per day and maintained near-perfect customer satisfaction scores.
  • Collaborated with managers to collect information about specific customer desires and dietary needs.
  • Trained, managed and guided several cooks, improving overall performance and productivity.
  • Performed routine cleaning procedures across kitchen.
  • Wrapped up and stored unused food in appropriate containers and placed in refrigerator to avoid spoilage.
  • Fried, grilled and baked foods.
  • Identified inefficiencies leading to improved productivity.
  • Reduced customer waiting by batch cooking popular items during rush times.
  • Prepared average of hundreds menu items per shift.
  • Coordinated with Cashiers to gather and review order information for accurate order completion.
  • Served dozens of customers each day by cooking fast food items quickly.
  • Scrubbed grill every shift and on customer request due to food allergies to clean food residue and avoid issues with allergens.
  • Collaborated with manager immediately when serious equipment failures occurred to resolve quickly and avoid slow-downs.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations when opening and closing kitchen.
  • Completed training to learn additional techniques for making new and seasonal items.
  • Distributed food to wait staff quickly to provide excellent customer satisfaction.
  • Oversaw inventory and restocked ingredients following First-In First Out (FIFO) method to minimize spoilage.
  • Communicated with management on food inventory stock to request order placement.
  • Trained and assisted new kitchen staff members.
  • Learned new menu offerings and options easily to assist customers with selecting items.
  • 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.
  • Cleaned counters, food preparation areas and equipment with sanitizing spray to reduce risk of cross-contamination.
  • Prepared estimated hundreds of orders simultaneously during peak periods with 100% accuracy rate, maximizing customer satisfaction and repeat business.
  • Received food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete entire order together and serve hot.
  • Restocked inventory and ingredient items to maintain optimal kitchen efficiency.
  • Packaged, arranged and labeled ingredient stock, storing at established temperatures.

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School Attended

  • Western Branch High School
  • Tidewater Community College

Job Titles Held:

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  • Cook
  • Lead Line Cook

Degrees

  • GED
  • Associate of Science

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