cook resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Dependable Cook with expertise preparing foods in fast-paced settings. Team-minded professional knowledgeable in food safety, attractive presentation and stock management. Efficient multitasker with talents in recipe management and development.

Driven fast food Prep Cook with wide and diverse skill set. Offering 4 years of quality performance in food service roles. Known for reliability, efficiency and best-in-class service.

Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

Reliable employee seeking any reliable position. Offering excellent communication and good judgment.

  • Ingredient Selection
  • Kitchen Sanitization
  • Collaborative Relationships
  • Timely Food Delivery
  • Food Plating and Presentation
  • Proper Food Storage
  • Food Spoilage Prevention
  • Sauce Preparation
  • Bulk Food Preparation
  • Product Rotations
  • Critical Thinking
  • Chopping Vegetables
  • Food Rotation
  • Staff Meetings
  • Sandwich Preparation
  • Machinery Upkeep
  • Pizza Making
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Injury Avoidance
  • Proper Food Temperatures
  • Dietary Restrictions
  • Safety and Sanitation Standards
  • Guest Satisfaction
  • Billing and Payment Processing
  • Kitchen Staff Management
  • Food Safety and Quality
  • Attentive to Detail
  • Ingredient Restocking
  • Station Preparation
  • Guest Experiences
  • Chef Assistance
  • POS Transactions
  • Food Handlers Certification
  • Janitorial Duties
  • Hot and Cold Foods
  • Flat Top Grills
  • Condiment Refilling
  • Communications Strategies
  • Creative Solutions
  • Emergency Situations
Work History
07/2019 to 03/2022 Cook Whole Foods Market | Antioch, CA,
  • 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.
  • Took food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete order items together and serve hot.
  • 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.
  • Mentored staff in expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily work.
  • Developed menus, pricing and special food offerings to increase revenue and customer satisfaction.
11/2018 to 07/2019 Pizza Maker Papa John's | Colton, CA,
  • Operated pizza oven and other kitchen equipment safely to protect team members from harm and equipment from damage.
  • Monitored and maintained clean working areas and cooking surfaces.
  • Prepared raw materials for cooking by cutting vegetables and preparing dough.
  • Wiped down counters and food prep stations using bleach and clean cloths.
  • Handled cash register operations by applying coupons, giving customer totals and processing cash and credit card payments.
  • Used pizza cutter to slice pizzas according to size and customer specifications.
  • Cooked pizza, calzones, stromboli and pasta.
  • Coached new workers on store policies, pizza making and dough preparation.
  • Shared information with customers about menu items, preparation methods and ingredients.
  • Sent order information to kitchen using computer system and giving verbal instructions about customers' special requests and needs to other staff.
  • Oversaw inventory and restocked ingredients following First-In First Out (FIFO) method to minimize spoilage.
  • Used kitchen equipment safely and reduced risk of injuries and burns.
  • Restocked inventory and ingredient items to maintain optimal kitchen efficiency.
  • Packaged, arranged and labeled ingredient stock, storing at established temperatures.
  • Maintained spotless and tidy dining area by throwing away food wrappers on tables, emptying trash receptacles and cleaning floors during slow periods.
  • Coordinated with Cashiers to gather and review order information for accurate order completion.
12/2017 to 03/2018 Cashier Rwj Barnabas | Moutainside, NE,
  • Operated cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions with excellent accuracy levels.
  • Worked flexible schedule and extra shifts to meet business needs.
  • Restocked and organized merchandise in front lanes.
  • Answered questions about store policies and addressed customer concerns.
  • Collected and authorized payments of guests.
  • Worked closely with shift manager to solve problems and handle customer concerns.
  • Reconciled cash drawer at start and end of each shift, accounting for errors and resolving discrepancies.
  • Maintained cash drawer of $100 or more per shift.
  • Operated cash register to record transactions accurately and efficiently.
Expected in 06/2019 to to Diploma | Na Brookside High School , Sheffield Lake, OH, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Brookside High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook
  • Pizza Maker
  • Cashier


  • Diploma

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