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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Talented Cook with excellent experience in fast-paced kitchen environments. Clear communicator with team-oriented focus and advanced skills to effectively work with cashiers and kitchen staff to review and prepare orders. Qualified and hardworking with up-to-date food handling permit.

Skills
  • Portion Standards
  • Providing Feedback
  • Dish Preparation
  • Health and Safety Compliance
  • Efficient Service
  • Safety Protocols
  • Math Skills
  • Coffee Shop Operations
  • Payment Acceptance
  • Store Opening and Closing
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Shipment Preparation
Education
University of Arkansas At Pine Bluff Pine Bluff, AR Expected in : Industrial Technology Building And Construction - GPA :
  • Member of Jag Club
Wossman High School Monroe, LA Expected in 05/2006 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Accomplishments
  • Achieved [Result] by completing [Task] with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Supervised team of [Number] staff members.
  • Served individually made coffee drinks to over [Number] customers daily.
  • Promoted to [Job Title] after [Number] months.
  • Won [Award] in [Year].
  • Memorized ingredients and recipes for [Number] specialty drinks.
Work History
Worlds Of Fun - Cook
Shakopee, MN, 08/2007 - 10/2007
  • Prepared 100 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.
  • 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.
  • Created identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Inspected appliances, commercial fryers, and ovens to verify proper working order.
  • Produced high volume covers per day and maintained near-perfect customer satisfaction scores.
Worlds Of Fun - Barista/Supervisor
New Braunfels, TX, 11/2007 - 07/2011
  • Generated friendly atmosphere by encouraging employees to greet and speak to customers.
  • Restocked and cleaned stations and facilities to maintain cleanly and operable standards.
  • Maintained accurate inventory counts to meet customer demands and sustain operations.
  • Engendered customer loyalty by remembering personal preferences and allergy information.
  • Developed coffee beverage menu, recipes, specialty coffee drinks and appropriate menu pricing.
  • Advised customers on whole bean and bulk tea purchases by detailing origin, flavor and pairing recommendations.
  • Handled and resolved customer issues and complaints with professionalism and tact to drive customer satisfaction and repeat business.
  • Trained, scheduled and supervised barista workers to maintain and uphold store policies and optimize staffing patterns.
  • Created superlative coffeehouse experience through customer service, beverage preparation and presentation, in-store marketing and thorough cleanliness and sanitation of space.
  • Served customers quickly and efficiently and created strategies to prevent delays.
  • Managed payroll, scheduling, ordering and other back-of-house tasks to drive operations and maximize sales and profitability.
  • Monitored food preparation, production and plating for quality control.
  • Controlled food costs and managed inventory.
  • Accurately completed end-of-day financial tasks worth over $3-5k of cash and card transactions daily.
Albany International Corporation - Cook
Rochester, NH, 12/2016 - 02/2018
  • Prepared 50 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.
  • Communicated closely with servers to fully understand special orders for customers.
Longhorn Steakhouse - Certified Trainer
City, STATE, 01/2012 - Current
  • Planned and implemented courses of instruction accounting for individual strengths and final objectives.
  • Adhered to class plan and deadline-oriented training schedule.
  • Documented attendance, participation and progress.
  • Maintained organization of documents, materials and equipment.
  • Provided training to students.
  • Mentored new hires, resulting in stronger staff development and increased productivity.
  • Monitored participant workflow and behaviors throughout training process.
  • Assessed student needs to develop effective training plans.
  • Gathered and organized supplementary material to support structured lessons.
  • Identified and solved internal problems related to employee turnover by revamping training approaches.
  • Recruited and trained new members of guest service team.
  • Developed individualized plans to help customers reach goals within predetermined timelines.
  • Educated clients on at-home methods to reach and maintain goals, crafting plans for long-term success.
  • Demonstrated use of equipment for classes and monitored use to maintain safety of clients.
  • Employed job analysis in accordance with principles of instructional design to create effective training programs.
  • Monitored and managed kitchen staff during busy rush periods to maintain service levels.
  • Supported management strategies to build cooperative and skilled kitchen team.
  • Stayed current on specialized kitchen terminology and menu item abbreviations to best train workers for fast-paced work.
  • Cooked same meals over and over during shifts with exact quality results.
  • Implemented training for front-of-house team members to understand kitchen procedures.
  • Directed team in off-peak ingredient preparation and restocking work.
  • Enforced cooking, plating and garnishing rules across shifts and staff members.
  • Learned how to prepare menu items according to precise recipes, cooking procedures and methodologies.
  • Coordinated group training to share kitchen procedure changes.
  • Trained cooks to maintain clean, organized and sanitary workstations.
  • Supervised and monitored students' use of tools and equipment.
  • Observed and evaluated students' work to determine progress, provide feedback and make suggestions for improvement.
  • Provided detailed instruction and role modeling for acceptable social and work-related behaviors.
  • Engaged students in academic and practical conversations that elicited critical thinking, creativity, collaboration and communication.
  • Met training needs with well-organized, factual programs based on contemporary requirements.
  • Maintained documentation on educational services and tracked students' progress to gauge overall success of learning program.
  • Kept updated with developments in subject area curriculum, technical and career trends and teaching resources and methods.
  • Established goals for courses with organized outlines and detailed lessons.
  • Assisted program participants with achieving career and learning goals.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Arkansas At Pine Bluff
  • Wossman High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook
  • Barista/Supervisor
  • Cook
  • Certified Trainer

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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