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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

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.

Dynamic food service professional within fast food landscape. Driven toward continuous improvement and committed to going above and beyond to complete tasks and assist other team members.

Skills
  • Institutional and Batch Cooking
  • Food Spoilage Prevention
  • Food Presentation
  • Food Plating and Presentation
  • Food Preparation
  • Food Preparation and Safety
  • Order Delivery Practices
  • Food Presentation Talent
  • Cleaning and Organization
  • Recipes and menu planning
  • Hospitality and service industry background
  • Strong attention to safe food handling procedures
  • Effective planner
  • Hospitality service expertise
  • Performance improvement
  • Kitchen equipment operation and maintenance
  • Beautiful presentation of food
  • Operations management
  • New hire training
Work History
07/2019 to 12/2019
Cook Compass Group Usa Inc Honolulu, HI,
  • 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.
  • Planned promotional menu additions based on seasonal pricing and product availability.
  • Ordered and received products and supplies to stock kitchen areas.
  • Developed menus, pricing and special food offerings to increase revenue and customer satisfaction.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Met production requirements for all aspects of banquet and outlet desserts and breakfast pastries.
  • Created ice sculptures for major events such as weddings and private corporate parties.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Received food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete entire order together and serve hot.
  • Recommended menu items for new dish development, holidays, special events and promotions.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations during opening and closing procedures to maximize efficiency.
  • Inspected kitchen equipment and appliances to verify proper working order, including commercial fryers, steamers, ovens and ranges.
  • Planned lunch, dinner and bar menus, as well as special menus for in-house special events and catering.
  • Assisted customers in placing special orders for large-scale events such as weddings and birthday parties.
  • Mentored staff in expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily work.
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Assisted chef with planning easy but elegant appetizers to spark customer interest.
  • Enhanced and maintained central standardized recipe and ingredient repository, including nutritional and cost information.
  • Maintained skill level of kitchen staff by properly coaching, counseling and disciplining employees.
08/2018 to 05/2019
Cook Compass Group Usa Inc Lacey, WA,
  • 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.
  • Planned promotional menu additions based on seasonal pricing and product availability.
  • Ordered and received products and supplies to stock kitchen areas.
  • Developed menus, pricing and special food offerings to increase revenue and customer satisfaction.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Met production requirements for all aspects of banquet and outlet desserts and breakfast pastries.
  • Created ice sculptures for major events such as weddings and private corporate parties.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Received food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete entire order together and serve hot.
  • Recommended menu items for new dish development, holidays, special events and promotions.
  • Inspected kitchen equipment and appliances to verify proper working order, including commercial fryers, steamers, ovens and ranges.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations during opening and closing procedures to maximize efficiency.
  • Planned lunch, dinner and bar menus, as well as special menus for in-house special events and catering.
  • Assisted customers in placing special orders for large-scale events such as weddings and birthday parties.
  • Mentored staff in expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily work.
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Assisted chef with planning easy but elegant appetizers to spark customer interest.
  • Enhanced and maintained central standardized recipe and ingredient repository, including nutritional and cost information.
  • Maintained skill level of kitchen staff by properly coaching, counseling and disciplining employees.
12/2016 to 07/2018
Installer Rcn Telecom Services Bellingham, WA,
  • Operated tools, equipment and machinery according to safety standards.
  • Utilized knowledge of carpentry and general construction to complete attractive finish work.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of local building codes and requirements on each project.
  • Maintained schedule of appointments with eye for both quality and speed of service.
  • Completed jobs each quarter with superior quality and efficiency.
  • Completed troubleshooting of malfunctions and diagnosed issues.
  • Installed complete systems at new residential and business construction sites.
  • Worked with all types of weather and ground conditions.
  • Calculated materials and time needed for each job.
  • Laid out materials and system components to prepare for installation.
  • Kept detailed track of daily work orders and progress, adapting plans based on progress and customer needs.
  • Tested systems using tools and testers, noting issues and completing preventive maintenance on systems.
  • Communicated quickly and accurately with supervisors about problematic sites, missed installations or other issues.
  • Inspected installations to check for functionality and maintain customer satisfaction.
  • Maintained relationships with customers to better understand needs and uphold standards of service.
Education
Expected in 10/2003 to to
Diploma And Painting Certification: Painting
Job Corps - Reno, NV,
GPA:
Certifications

Painting certification

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Job Corps

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook
  • Cook
  • Installer

Degrees

  • Diploma And Painting Certification

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