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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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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.

Motivated [Job Title] with [Number] years of experience preparing delicious meals for customers. Polished in following proper food handling methods and maintaining correct temperature of food products. Creative and artistic professional committed to strengthening kitchen team with better collaboration, recipes and cooking techniques.

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.

Skills
  • Microsoft, cashiering, steam table, commercial ovens, mixers, fountain machines (10+ years)
  • Certifications and Licenses
  • Food Handler
  • Store Room and Walk-In Inspections
  • Product Inventories
  • Portion Control
  • Operational Oversight
  • Cold Service
  • Critical Thinking
  • Menu Planning
  • Food Plating and Presentation
  • Company Quality Standards
Experience
Cook, 09/2019 - 01/2023
Bohemian Club San Francisco, CA,
  • Assisted chef with planning easy but elegant appetizers to spark customer interest.
  • Seasoned and cooked food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity.
  • Checked for quality, kept track of old and new items and rotated stock to confirm freshness of food and ingredients.
  • Transitioned between breakfast and lunch service.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Prepared food items in compliance with recipes and portioning control guidelines.
  • Took food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete order items together and serve hot.
  • Communicated closely with servers to fully understand special orders for customers.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Followed established procedures and requirements for safe food handling, storage and service.
  • Operated grills, fryers and broilers to cook items to quality guidelines.
  • Wrapped, dated and labeled food items in storage for safety and freshness.
  • 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.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of rush periods.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Used standardized recipes and other instructions to prepare food.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Prepared and served meals by reviewing recipes and combining and cooking ingredients.
  • Coordinated orders to expedite food from kitchen according to cook time and delivery time.
Cook/Server, 08/2018 - 05/2019
South Suburban Park & Recreation Englewood, CO,
  • Prepare meals using standard recipes
  • Utilize all commercial kitchen equipment
  • Serve from steam table and replenish food as needed.
  • Collected orders and relayed them to bartenders quickly and accurately.
Senior Cook, 06/2018 - 08/2018
Chugach Alaska Corporation North Charleston, SC,
  • Inspected kitchens to observe food preparation quality and service, food appearance and cleanliness of production and service areas.
  • Collaborated with vendors and suppliers to obtain quality recipe ingredients while adhering to company budgets.
  • Prevented cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when cooking and plating meals for food allergy sufferers.
  • Scheduled and received food and beverage deliveries, adhering to food cost and budget.
Cook, 09/2017 - 07/2018
Bohemian Club Monte Rio, CA,
  • Prepare daily meals and create menus
  • Pre cook, serve entrees on steam line.
  • Seasoned and cooked food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity.
  • Checked for quality, kept track of old and new items and rotated stock to confirm freshness of food and ingredients.
  • Transitioned between breakfast and lunch service.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Prepared food items in compliance with recipes and portioning control guidelines.
  • Communicated closely with servers to fully understand special orders for customers.
  • Ordered and received products and supplies to stock kitchen areas.
Production Worker, 11/2017 - 03/2018
Allen Edmonds Raleigh, NC,
  • Work on production line
  • Provider
  • Supported machine operators in setup and operation of production equipment resulting in efficient runs.
  • Inspected and adjusted work performed to meet expectations.
  • Assembled products according to changing daily work orders and specific customer needs.
  • Inspected final products to assess compliance with quality standards and established tolerances.
  • Supported production needs by performing routine tasks using standard procedures and equipment.
Health Care Aide, 03/2011 - 07/2017
Chartwell Retirement Residences Edmonson, TX,
  • Light housekeeping, prepare meals, assist with personal hygiene and prepare medications
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Assisted patients with therapy exercises as specified by care team.
  • Completed dusting, washing dishes, laundry and vacuuming for patients.
  • Traveled to clients' homes to complete healthcare services and promote continuity of care.
  • Assisted patients with dressing, grooming and feeding needs, helping to overcome and adapt to mobility restrictions.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
Assistant Manager Trainee, 02/2014 - 04/2014
Veterans Canteen Service Nashville, TN,
  • Prepare baked goods
  • Cashier
  • Inventory
  • Day end procedures
  • Managed opening and closing procedures.
  • Defined clear targets and objectives and communicated to other team members.
  • Performed supplier risk evaluations and supported regulatory inspections.
  • Managed overstocking, restocking and inventory control procedures during shift.
  • Maintained professional demeanor by staying calm when addressing unhappy or angry customers.
  • Trained personnel in equipment maintenance and enforced participation in exercises focused on developing key skills.
Food Service Manager, 01/2005 - 01/2009
Select Medical Corporation Oak Lawn, IL,
  • Oversee kitchen of 6-15 employees, cook if needed, inventory, daily meal input on computer, train, day end process, follow all HACCP rules and guidelines.
  • Organized and oversaw food service training to educate employees on resetting tables, relaying orders to cooks and upselling food and beverages.
  • Oversaw balancing of cash registers, reconciled transactions and deposited establishment's earnings to bank.
  • Maintained effective supply levels by monitoring and reordering food stock and dry goods.
  • Limited portion sizes and used garnishes to control food costs.
  • Maintained compliance with company policies and procedures for food safety, sanitation and quality.
  • Reviewed pricing and ordered food ingredients, kitchen appliances and supplies.
  • Oversaw training of more than 10 team members.
  • Orchestrated positive customer experiences by overseeing every area of [Type] operations.
  • Oversaw food preparation and monitored safety protocols.
  • Motivated staff to perform at peak efficiency and quality.
  • Handled money, balanced tills, processed credit card payment batches and prepared bank deposits, maintaining [Number]% accuracy.
  • Maintained kitchen cleanliness and sanitation through correct procedures and scheduled cleaning of surfaces and equipment.
Education and Training
in Medical assistant: , Expected in
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National Education Center - Houston, TX
GPA:
Status -
Additional Information
  • Authorized to work in the US for any employer

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • National Education Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook
  • Cook/Server
  • Senior Cook
  • Cook
  • Production Worker
  • Health Care Aide
  • Assistant Manager Trainee
  • Food Service Manager

Degrees

  • in Medical assistant

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