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

Motivated cook offering 15 years of experience in food preparation. High standards for taste and quality with expertise maintaining profitable margins. Superior communication and leadership skills. Energetic culinary professional with blend of creativity, passion for food and exceptional cooking skills. Work well as dynamic leader in high-pressure smokehouse restaurant settings. 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. Dynamic food service professional driven toward continuous improvement and committed to going above and beyond to complete tasks and assist other team members. Well-versed in standard food prep techniques, as well as safe food-handling standards.

Skills
  • Operations support
  • Logistics
  • Shipping and receiving
  • Assembly and production
  • Cost reduction
  • Safety and compliance
  • Customer-oriented
  • Stocking
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Shipping procedures understanding
  • Stock management
  • Order fulfillment
  • Recordkeeping strengths
Work History
Cook, 08/2018 to Current
Meridian Senior LivingLong Beach, CA,
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment, sanitation and safety.
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Received food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete entire order together and serve hot.
  • Ordered and received products and supplies to stock kitchen areas.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Safely used kitchen equipment such as knives, fryers, open flamed grills, & steam tabels, effectively reducing injuries and burns 100%.
  • Communicated closely with managers & co- workers to fully understand special orders for customers including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Enhanced and maintained central standardized recipe and ingredient repository, including nutritional and cost information.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations when opening and closing kitchen.
  • Mentored staff in expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily work.
  • Produced over 100 or more with bbq dishes & sides per day while maintaining near-perfect customer satisfaction scores.
Cook, 07/2013 to 10/2019
Meridian Senior LivingMankato, MN,
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment, sanitation and safety.
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Received food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete entire order together and serve hot.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Prepared estimated 100 plus orders simultaneously during peak lunch periods with 90% accuracy rate, maximizing customer satisfaction and repeat business.
  • Communicated closely with managers & co-workers to fully understand special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
Laborer, 11/2007 to 12/2015
Electricom IncGreensburg, IN,
  • Learned diverse construction trades skills, including basic carpentry, painting and plastering.
  • Recognized and reported potential project challenges and assisted with solutions.
  • Updated logs and reported on job progress.
  • Managed loading and unloading of routine , gravel & lumbar shipments, maintaining organized and secure materials to minimize damage & loss prevention.
  • Worked alongside team to accomplish work goals according to schedule.
  • Directed traffic away from hazardous locations, protecting team members and general public.
  • Handled variety of power & hand construction tools and machinery to effectively complete restoration construction.
  • Used measuring tools such as gauges and tape measure to identify conforming parts during production.
  • Interpreted job site supervisor's orders and technical documentation to complete accurate work.
  • Efficiently prepared job sites by removing debris and setting up materials and tools.
  • Used required tools to complete jobs, including hammers, saws, squares, levels and fastening devices.
  • Actively attended safety trainings and workshops offered by employer, bolstering overall knowledge of appropriate measures and determining areas requiring improvement.
  • Performed general housekeeping and cleaning tasks, including, sweeping, pulling weeds, painting and power washing.
  • Determined materials needed for daily shift and loaded vehicles with equipment and supplies.
  • Read and understood orders to accurately measure, cut and lay out needed materials.
Cook/Closing Shift Manager, 11/2007 to 12/2015
Jersey Mike's SubsCity, STATE,
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment, sanitation and safety.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination
  • Received food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete entire order together and serve hot.
  • Communicated closely with managers & coworkers to fully understand special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Mentored staff in expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily work.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning hobart circular meat cutters & flat top grill
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations when opening and closing kitchen.
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2000
Washburn Rural High School - Topeka, KS
GPA:
HVAC Certified: Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning, And Refrigeration Technology, Expected in 09/2007
W.T.I. - Topeka, KS,
GPA:

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School Attended
  • Washburn Rural High School
  • W.T.I.
Job Titles Held:
  • Cook
  • Cook
  • Laborer
  • Cook/Closing Shift Manager
Degrees
  • High School Diploma
  • HVAC Certified

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