cook and cleaner resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Hard-working Cook brings detail-oriented approach to food preparation and handling. Keep kitchen areas well-stocked and organized for maximum efficiency. Team-oriented and reliable with excellent communication and problem-solving strengths.

Experienced Valet parking with 1 year experience in driving and handling customers vehicles with an upbeat attitude. Expert at parking, maneuvering and handling over 100s of various vehicles ranging from small compact cars to big 3500 Ford pickup trucks all while working well under pressure and always willing to help teammates and customers.

  • Dining and cooking cleanup
  • Stocking bleach and cleaners
  • Cooking time understanding
  • Variance and risk analysis
  • Communication and presentation
  • HR understanding
  • Advertising and marketing
  • HIPAA and confidentiality
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Equipment and material carrying
  • Strong writing and verbal skills
  • Replacement and repair work
  • Written and verbal instructions
  • Retail merchandising
Cook and Cleaner, 09/2019 - 08/2020
Viejas Enterprises Alpine, CA,
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with kitchen team to maximize efficiency.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues or customer requests, including allergen concerns.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Placed frequently used food such as Chicken and Mozzarella in proper storage containers and placed perishable items in refrigerator.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times at lunch and dinner rush.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Trained, managed and guided kitchen staff to improve overall performance, service quality and productivity.
  • Maintained a 700 degree fire blast oven effectively.
Waiter, Oyster Shucker and Busser, 06/2018 - 09/2019
Chimes East City, STATE,
  • As a waiter at Chimes East I served and catered to guests from all different ages. As well as maximized my opportunity to sell food and beverage items effectively.
  • Additionally carried trays compacted with dinner plates and various beverage items.
  • As a busser or bussboy my job was to clean and sanitize the tables and chairs for guests to be seated.
  • Apart of the bussboy job additionally I stacked chairs and mopped various floors also including taking out trash sometimes filled with liquor bottles and other glassware.
  • As a Oyster Shucker my job would include carrying large 50lbs bags packed with live oyster shells
  • My job also included having to take a knife-like tool to crack open the oyster and prepare it for the grill using varied sauce toppings.
  • The last step was to transfer the Oyster shells to a flame broil grill and cook for about 10 minutes per order.
  • Maximized beverage sales by suggesting appropriate food and drink pairings to suit unique customer preferences.
Valet Driver, 02/2017 - 07/2017
The Hilton Hotel City, STATE,
  • Greeted all guests and answered questions about valet service, directions and local attractions.
  • Parked and retrieved guest vehicles quickly to avoid long wait times and keep workflows running efficiently.
  • Drove vehicles to parking area, secured vehicles and returned tag and keys to key booth.
  • Processed all point of sale transactions accurately, counted back coin and currency and provided receipts to all customers.
  • Loaded and unloaded luggage for guests, opened car doors and provided directions to front desk.
  • Created exceptional customer service by delivering safe, seamless and prompt parking experiences.
  • Notated damages to vehicles to reduce exposure to risk and lawsuits.
  • Patrolled parking areas and monitored car safety to prevent theft and damage.
  • Delivered cars and trucks to customer locations.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
Cook, Cashier, Dough Prep, Cleaner, 02/2016 - 10/2016
Little Caesars City, STATE,
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Collaborated with kitchen team to maintain timely food preparation goals.
  • Managed a 500 degree oven effectively
  • Developed strategies to enhance food-presentation aspects of catering and retail environments.
  • Mixed, weighed and proofed ingredients to match exact recipe formula.
  • Prep, mixed, cut, and weighed pizza dough to exact measures.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of busy periods, including dinner rush.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Weighed, measured and mixed ingredients, following recipes to produce quality dishes.
  • Handled Cash and credit card payments on the cash register.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2015
Southern Lab - Baton Rouge, LA
Status -
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Honor Roll Spring semester 2015
  • Completed continuing education in Psychology
  • 22 ACT score
: Psychology, Expected in 12/2021
Southern University And A & M College - Baton Rouge, LA
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School Attended

  • Southern Lab
  • Southern University And A & M College

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  • Cook and Cleaner
  • Waiter, Oyster Shucker and Busser
  • Valet Driver
  • Cook, Cashier, Dough Prep, Cleaner


  • High School Diploma

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