cook resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Diligent Cook possessing excellent cooking skills and strong knowledge of food safety. Proficient in maintaining well-stocked, organized and clean kitchen areas to maximize productivity. Dedicated team player with punctual nature and open communication style dedicated to working hard.

  • Institutional and Batch Cooking
  • Bulk Food Preparation
  • Timely Food Delivery
  • Ingredient Selection
  • Dish Preparation
  • Food Spoilage Prevention
  • Kitchen Sanitization
  • Proper Food Storage
  • Collaborative Relationships
  • Cooking and Baking
  • Food Plating and Presentation
  • Chopping Vegetables
  • Attentive to Detail
  • Safety and Sanitation Standards
  • Guest Experiences
  • Guest Satisfaction
  • Dietary Restrictions
  • Ingredient Restocking
  • Chef Assistance
  • Station Preparation
  • Food Rotation
  • Sandwich Preparation
  • Janitorial Duties
  • Grease Traps
  • Counter Sanitization
  • OSHA Regulations Knowledge
  • Hot and Cold Foods
  • Processing Customer Requests
  • Flat Top Grills
  • Emergency Situations
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Special Dietary Requests
  • Condiment Refilling
  • Hazardous Chemicals
Professional Experience
Cook, 01/2020 - 08/2022
Inn At Perry Cabin Saint Michael's, MD,
  • Prepared multiple orders simultaneously during peak periods with high accuracy rate, maximizing customer satisfaction and repeat business.
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity.
  • Changed and sanitized cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Created identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Communicated closely with servers to fully understand special orders for customers.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment and sanitation.
  • Transitioned between breakfast and lunch service.
  • Inspected appliances, commercial fryers, and ovens to verify proper working order.
  • Ordered and received products and supplies to stock kitchen areas.
  • Produced high volume covers per day and maintained near-perfect customer satisfaction scores.
  • Managed kitchen staff, supervised preparation of foods ,and explained steps for readying specialty items.
  • Assisted chef with planning easy but elegant appetizers to spark customer interest.
Volunteer, 02/2012 - 01/2013
Ymca Twin Cities Ely, MN,
  • Assisted with special events or programs.
  • Maintained clean, neat and operational facilities to serve program needs.
  • Used strong interpersonal communication skills to convey information to others.
  • Supported engaging, fun and smooth-running events by helping with organization and planning.
Furniture Delivery Worker, 03/2007 - 01/2009
Veritiv Alexandria, LA,
  • Completed on-time deliveries by choosing best and most efficient routes.
  • Completed rush deliveries on tight timetables to satisfy customer needs.
  • Operated vehicle safely in highly congested areas with no traffic violations.
  • Delivered packages to customer doorsteps and business offices.
  • Communicated customer complaints, requests and feedback to company management for swift resolution.
  • Loaded truck and properly secured items to prevent damage for deliveries.
  • Contacted customers prior to delivery to confirm and coordinate delivery times.
  • Fostered positive working relationships with regular customers.
  • Performed walk around on delivery vehicle before beginning shift to verify correct and safe operating order.
  • Kept detailed records of completed or in-progress deliveries using hand-held devices and camera images.
  • Verified daily deliveries against shipping instructions before delivering to customers.
  • Inspected truck equipment and supplies and reported problems and safety hazards to supervisors following each shift.
  • Oversaw product loading to keep items balanced, work efficient and items secure for safe delivery.
  • Kept and studied detailed mileage and fuel reports to track overall fuel costs.
  • Maintained accurate financial records by collecting and documenting timely and past-due customer payments.
  • Maintained organized, clean and professional vehicle to protect company reputation with customers.
  • Successfully avoided time delivery delays by carefully planning best routes.
  • Documented mileage, deliveries, pickups, customer issues and damages.
  • Determined quickest and safest routes for delivery by using effective planning and organizational skills.
  • Planned delivery routes and most efficient methods of distribution.
  • Complied with truck driving rules as well as company policies and procedures regarding safe vehicle operations.
  • Mapped out destinations ahead of time to ascertain quickest and safest routes for delivery.
  • Used GPS system to plan travel routes in accordance with bulk cargo transportation laws.
  • Minimized company liability and risks to loads by obeying traffic laws.
  • Kept detailed records of deliveries and money received from customers.
  • Loaded and unloaded various delivery vehicles with correct order and balancing.
  • Inspected load security and checked for damages.
  • Refilled truck after completing deliveries to return in ready-to-use condition.
  • Reviewed routes and expected delivery time frames to determine order of deliveries.
  • Planned optimal routes based on GPS software and knowledge of local traffic patterns.
  • Maintained contact with dispatching team and management for open communication about delays or other delivery issues.
  • Checked loads against documentation before completing final delivery at destinations.
  • Inspected trucks and trailers before each trip to assess safety and identify maintenance concerns.
  • Recorded each delivery using proper paperwork before leaving warehouse.
  • Coordinated efficient routes for optimal delivery scheduling and maximum daily performance.
  • Collected $[500.00] in payments for completed deliveries and services daily.
  • Conferred with dispatch to relay delays, receive route and adjust plans to meet daily targets.
  • Maintained consistent on-time delivery record with 99% of orders arriving ahead of schedule.
  • Loaded and unloaded 2 delivery vans per shift.
  • Promoted products at stops along regular route.
Warehouse Worker, 01/2005 - 05/2006
O'Brien Temp Agency City, STATE,
  • Loaded, unloaded and moved material to and from storage and production areas.
  • Wrapped pallets in shrink wrap prior to loading.
  • Operated pallet jacks and material moving equipment to receive and transport items from various warehouse locations.
  • Consistently lifted materials weighing as much as 100 pounds.
GED: , Expected in 11/2021
GED Testing Service - 1850 M St. NW Suite 540 Washington, DC 20036,
Status -
  • [HEALTHCARE FACILITIES MAINTENANCE Custodial Safety Orientation for CDCR Porters], [CAL PIA] - [02/17/2021]

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