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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Hardworking [Job Title] bringing detail-oriented approach to food preparation and handling. Reliable individual possessing excellent communication and problem-solving strengths. Dedicated [Job Title] experienced in [Type] environments. Focused and collaborative team player skillful in communicating and translating customer requests. Offering deep understanding of food safety, OSHA and health code requirements. Focused [Job Title] with expertise preparing meals for customers in busy establishments. Versatile professional with experience in food safety, supply management and plating. Courteous and bilingual with excellent multitasking and presentation skills.

Skills
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Experience
01/2021 to 06/2022 Cook Northwell Health | Port Jefferson, NY,
  • Carried pans, kettles, 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.
  • Maintained 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.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients.
  • 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.
  • Modified standard recipes to address customer requests for substitutions or allergen concerns.
  • Prepared garnishes for later use in meal production.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Streamlined food preparation and presentation tasks and recommended changes to boost cost savings.
  • Coordinated orders to expedite food from kitchen according to cook time and delivery time.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to minimize risk of salmonella and other food-borne illnesses.
  • Maintained clean and orderly appearance throughout kitchen and dining area.
  • Made meals in accordance with company standards and requirements.
  • Executed proper techniques when preparing menu item ingredients.
  • Memorized new menu items and ingredients quickly to help customers select items meeting needs and preferences.
  • Operated kitchen equipment in alignment with OSHA protocols and manufacturer instructions.
04/2021 to 11/2021 Human Resources Clerk Goodwill Industries Of San Diego County | Vista, CA,
  • Prepared new hire packets and termination documentation for human resource department.
  • Created, organized and maintained employee personnel files to keep sensitive data secure.
  • Sorted personnel files, maintaining alphabetical, index and cross-referenced information electronically.
  • Processed weekly payroll and updated addresses and benefit deductions in payroll system.
  • Scheduled appointments, meetings and conferences with employees to discuss and mitigate personnel issues.
  • Assisted with employee termination process to drive consistency and reduce discrimination claims.
  • Completed HRIS entry transactions for new hires, terminations, transfers and promotions.
  • Coordinated benefit open enrollment, benefits fair and wellness programs.
  • Filed documents, delivered mail and performed bookkeeping to facilitate office operations of HR department.
  • Examined employee files to answer inquiries for assistance with personnel actions.
  • Processed paperwork related to grievances, performance evaluations, classifications and employee leaves of absence.
11/2018 to 01/2020 Banquet Server Seasonal Ponte Winery | Temecula, CA,
  • Prepared serving and appetizer trays and setting tables in setup for events.
  • Walked among tables and refilled water and beverage glasses or took orders for more drinks and food.
  • Collected dishes promptly after each course, cleared crumbs and glassware, and maintained customer satisfaction.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Handled food safely and kept spaces clean to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Greeted arriving guests and escorted each to assigned tables, took drink orders and answered questions about events.
  • Prepared and maintained buffet and salad bar by checking temperatures, restocking food and monitoring potential avenues of contamination.
  • Carried appetizer and drink trays around events and maneuvered around guests and furniture without spilling.
  • Collaborated with kitchen staff to deliver food smoothly, adapting service based on customer requests and kitchen readiness.
  • Verified food tray contents and transported each from kitchen to banquet hall.
  • Communicated with hosts, bussers, and kitchen staff to prepare for and serve customers.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers, and garnishes to assist kitchen staff.
  • Arranged place settings with clean tablecloths, napkins, and tableware to prepare for incoming guests.
  • Educated guests on meals during by answering questions and bringing special orders.
  • Transported dirty tableware from dining room to dishwashing area for proper cleaning.
  • Relayed orders to service bar and kitchen via point-of-sale register system.
  • Presented menus to patrons, answered questions about menu items, and made recommendations.
  • Provided exceptional service to high volume of daily customers.
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and brought beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
  • Maintained knowledge of menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods to assist guests with menu selection.
  • Completed opening and closing checklists to facilitate smooth restaurant operations.
  • Rolled silverware and set up food stations and dining areas to prepare for next shift or large parties.
  • Increased beverage sales with food and drink pairing suggestions to suit unique customer preferences.
  • Utilized POS system to total meal costs and add taxes for final bill calculation.
07/1998 to 08/2018 Banquet Server Scotts Catering | City, STATE,
  • Prepared serving and appetizer trays and setting tables in setup for events.
  • Collected dishes promptly after each course, cleared crumbs and glassware, and maintained customer satisfaction.
  • Walked among tables and refilled water and beverage glasses or took orders for more drinks and food.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Handled food safely and kept spaces clean to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Greeted arriving guests and escorted each to assigned tables, took drink orders and answered questions about events.
  • Prepared and maintained buffet and salad bar by checking temperatures, restocking food and monitoring potential avenues of contamination.
  • Carried appetizer and drink trays around events and maneuvered around guests and furniture without spilling.
  • Collaborated with kitchen staff to deliver food smoothly, adapting service based on customer requests and kitchen readiness.
  • Verified food tray contents and transported each from kitchen to banquet hall.
  • Communicated with hosts, bussers, and kitchen staff to prepare for and serve customers.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers, and garnishes to assist kitchen staff.
  • Arranged place settings with clean tablecloths, napkins, and tableware to prepare for incoming guests.
  • Educated guests on meals during by answering questions and bringing special orders.
  • Transported dirty tableware from dining room to dishwashing area for proper cleaning.
  • Relayed orders to service bar and kitchen via point-of-sale register system.
  • Presented menus to patrons, answered questions about menu items, and made recommendations.
  • Provided exceptional service to high volume of daily customers.
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and brought beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
  • Completed opening and closing checklists to facilitate smooth restaurant operations.
  • Rolled silverware and set up food stations and dining areas to prepare for next shift or large parties.
  • Increased beverage sales with food and drink pairing suggestions to suit unique customer preferences.
  • Operated and maintained dishwasher, handwash stations, pot-scrubbing station and trash compactor.
  • Checked identification to verify minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Cleaned dishes with detergent, rinsing and sanitizing chemicals.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1976 to to High School Diploma | East Orange High School, East Orange, NJ, GPA:
Certifications
  • [Area of certification] Training - [Year]

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • East Orange High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook
  • Human Resources Clerk
  • Banquet Server Seasonal
  • Banquet Server

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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