cook resume example with 12 years of experience

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

Hardworking cook focused on producing quality food and providing excellent customer service. Highlights Reliable and punctual Engaging personality Cash handling Excellent multi-tasker Reliable team worker Culinary knowledge Neat, clean and professional appearance Comfortable standing for long time periods Math and language skills Delivers exceptional customer service Commercial deep fryer and slicer operation Proven leaderMotivated food serving professional with 3+ years food and beverage experience in casual and fine dining.Experienced Line Cook with exceptional knowledge of a wide variety of kitchen equipment and cooking techniques in a fast-paced environment.

Core Qualifications
  • Food and beverage handling expert
  • Skillful kitchen staff trainer
  • Ethnic foods preparation
  • Kitchen productivity
  • Successful kitchen staff supervisor
  • Food production quality knowledge
  • Ability to handle fast-paced environment
  • Strong customer relationship builder
  • Back of house operations understanding
  • Ability to handle/resolve problems
  • Food handling knowledge
Lompoc High School Lompoc, CA Expected in 1991 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Bakers Square - COOK
Saint Paul, MN, 02/2015 - Current

Accepted payment from customers and made change as necessary.Apportioned and served food to facility residents, employees, or patrons.Assisted co-workers.Attempted to limit problems and liability related to customers' excessive drinkingChecked the quantity and quality of received productsCleaned and maintained the beverage area, display cases, equipment, and order transaction areaCleaned bars, work areas, and tablesTrained staff of eight employees for correct facility procedures, safety codes, proper recipes and plating techniques.

Bakers Square - Cook
Coon Rapids, MN, 2012 - 02/2015
  • Took necessary steps to meet customer needs and effectively resolve food or service issues.Recorded customer orders and repeated them back in a clear, understandable manner.Promptly reported complaints to a member of the management team.Correctly received orders, processed payments and responded appropriately to guest concerns.Served fresh, hot food with a smile in a timely manner.Communicated clearly and positively with co- workers and management.Resolved guest complaints promptly and professionally.Served orders to customers at windows, counters and tables.Cut and chopped food items and cooked on a grill or in fryers.Packaged menu items into bags or trays and placed drink orders into carriers.Operated large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers and griddles.Accurately measured ingredients required for specific food items.Prepared and served beverages such as coffee, tea and fountain drinks.Properly portioned and packaged take-out foods for customers.Quickly and efficiently processed payments and made accurate change.Carefully maintained sanitation, health and safety standards in all work areas.Closely followed standard procedures for safe food preparation, assembly and presentation to ensure customer satisfaction.Frequently washed and sanitized hands, food areas and food preparation tools.Performed general maintenance duties, including mopping floors, washing dishes, wiping counter tops and emptying grease traps.Cleaned food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils.Maintained a neat, well groomed appearance including impeccable personal hygiene, hair restraint and minimal jewelry that met company standards.Followed all established restaurant practices and procedures.Worked well with teammates and openly invited coaching from the management team.Took initiative to find extra tasks when scheduled duties were completed.Quickly unloaded product shipments and stocked freezers.
Foot Locker - Cashier
New York, NY, 2010 - 2012
  • Maintained up-to-date knowledge of store policies regarding payments, returns and exchanges.Prevented store losses using awareness, attention to detail and integrity.Organized weekly sales reports for the sales department to track product success.Trained [] new employees quarterly.Developed highly empathetic client relationships and earned reputation for exceeding sales goals.Computed accurate sales prices for purchase transactions.Worked as a team member performing cashier duties, product assistance and cleaning.Prepared and sold broad range of customized merchandise to individuals and commercial accounts.Managed quality communication, customer support and product representation for each client.Assisted customers with store and product complaints.Guaranteed positive customer experiences and resolved all customer complaints.Responsible for ringing up customers in a timely manner and guaranteeing high level of customer service.
Linetec - Unloader
Dallas, TX, 04/2009 - 2011
  • Maintained accurate stock records and schedules.Selected products for specific routes according to pick sheets.Oversaw special orders and after-hours, urgent shipping jobs.Unloaded, picked, staged and loaded products for shipping.Conducted monthly, quarterly and yearly inventories of warehouse stock.Rotated stock by code and receiving date.Followed proper selection procedures as established by the company.Transported goods from racks, shelves and vehicles.Worked at a rapid pace to meet tight deadlines.
Professional Affiliations

assembly, attention to detail, cashier, coaching, cooking, client, customer satisfaction, customer service, customer

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School Attended

  • Lompoc High School

Job Titles Held:

  • COOK
  • Cook
  • Cashier
  • Unloader


  • High School Diploma

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