cook assistant manager resume example with 1+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Organized individual with a strong desire to work in high-volume environments. Supervising large kitchens with tact and poise. Pursuing a Chef Manager position for an establishment that appreciates great cuisine.

Food-loving individual known for remaining composed and calm under extreme pressure. Team leader supervises kitchen teams in high-stress restaurant environments. Dedicated to innovative dishes and efficient kitchen management.

Motivational leader and organizational problem-solver with advanced supervisory, team building and customer service skills. Experience stepping into roles and quickly making positive changes to drive company success. Focused on using training, monitoring and morale-building techniques to maximize employee engagement and performance.

  • Inventory supervision
  • Training and mentoring
  • Proper food storage
  • Dish preparation
Cook/Assistant Manager, 05/2013 to 08/2013
Sonic Drive-InKansas City, MO,
  • Educated culinary staff on all current safety and food regulations to keep kitchen compliant.
  • Helped out in various capacities on line when restaurant was extremely busy or when employees were absent.
  • Employed training and motivational techniques to keep atmosphere constructive for employees.
  • Trained kitchen staff in safely operating and handling equipment, machinery and utensils.
  • Directed preparation, delivery and service of catering and special meal requests.
  • Controlled food costs by adhering to purchasing specifications, product storage requirements and recipe standards.
  • Prepared recipes, menu cycles and portion sizes within restaurant budgets.
  • Delegated work to staff, setting priorities and goals.
  • Remained calm and professional in stressful circumstances and effectively diffused tense situations.
  • Completed thorough opening, closing and shift change functions to maintain operational standards each day.
  • Coached staff on strategies to enhance performance and improve customer relations.
  • Provided leadership, insight and mentoring to newly hired employees to supply knowledge of various company programs.
  • Developed and mentored team members to provide hospitable, professional service while adhering to established service models.
  • Established and created training programs to enhance employee knowledge of best practices, resulting in improved customer satisfaction.
  • Identified business issues, creating customized solutions for individual problems.
  • Reviewed completed work to verify consistency, quality and conformance.
  • Conferred with business leaders to evaluate business needs and implement operational improvements.
  • Applied continuous improvement program in daily activities to boost productivity, improve quality and reduce costs.
Carhop, 03/2010 to 06/2010
Dominion Senior LivingSevierville, TN,
  • Made drinks, made shakes, made blasts, skated orders out to customers, ran drive thru
  • Completed orders by making specialty shakes and ice cream desserts.
  • Kept customer and food preparation areas clean and well-organized.
  • Answered product and order questions accurately and professionally.
  • Handled food safely to protect customers from harmful bacteria and prevent losses or delays from dropped items.
  • Reported issues with customers and orders to supervisors.
  • Independently resolved customer concerns to correct problems and promote brand loyalty.
  • Completed opening, closing and shift change tasks by following company guidelines.
  • Delivered food within 2-3 minutes to meet quality and service standards.
  • Verified orders and bagged items for easy transport.
  • Monitored premises to identify and address issues such as lot trash or improperly discarded trays.
  • Took orders, prepared foods and processed payments in full-service establishment.
  • Assisted in preparing food by cutting, chopping and marinating meats, vegetables and fruits.
  • Used POS system and cash register to receive payments by cash, check, credit card and voucher.
  • Performed food preparation tasks by making salads, brewing coffee and tea and slicing meats.
  • Completed Carhop training program in 30 mins.
  • Maintained knowledge of new offerings and upsold promotional items and specials.
  • Completed Carhop training program in 30 mins.
  • Informed customers of regular deals or monthly specials to upsell orders.
  • Completed Carhop training program in 30 minutes.
  • Offered customers nostalgic appeal by completing all work on roller skates, including balancing trays weighing up to 10 pounds.
  • Sold numerous specials and promotional items daily to exceed sales goals by 25%.
  • Boosted customer satisfaction by quickly addressing and resolving complaints with food or service.
  • Offered customers nostalgic appeal by completing all work on roller skates, including balancing trays weighing up to 10 pounds.
  • Sold numerous specials and promotional items daily to exceed sales goals by 25%.
  • Maximized satisfaction by assisting customers with navigating menus and customizable combinations.
  • Carried trays weighing up to 10 pounds to correct cars.
Cook, 12/2009 to 03/2010
McDonald'sCity, STATE,
  • 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.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for soups, sauces and salads.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Trained, managed and guided kitchen staff to improve overall performance, service quality and productivity.
  • Used standardized recipes and other instructions to prepare food.
  • Wrapped, dated and labeled food items in storage for safety and freshness.
  • Operated grills, fryers and broilers to cook items to quality guidelines.
  • Followed established procedures and requirements for safe food handling, storage and service.
  • Prepared and served meals by reviewing recipes and combining and cooking ingredients.
  • Managed portion control using correct utensils during preparation and plating.
  • 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.
Aviation Boatswain's Mate Handler, 10/2008 to 11/2009
US NavyCity, STATE,
  • Chocked and Chained planes, Directed planes, crash and salvage of planes (fire fighting)
  • Worked on deck in various weather situations and under stressful conditions to maintain personnel safety and direct aircraft movements.
  • Maintained and placed visual landing aids to assist pilots with safe and efficient landings.
  • Directed aircraft during launch and recovery operations to uphold strict safety standards and meet demanding timetables.
  • Employed manual signals to make quick corrections to aircraft movements.
  • Installed and maintained visual landing aids to guide pilots.
  • Contributed to boat operations by standing watch in lookout, helmsman and boatswain's mate positions.
  • Prepared for underway operations by repairing, maintaining and stowing equipment.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2008 to Bossier High School - Bossier City, LA

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  • Bossier High School

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  • Cook/Assistant Manager
  • Carhop
  • Cook
  • Aviation Boatswain's Mate Handler


  • High School Diploma

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