Cook resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

I am a dependable Lead Sever with expertise preparing foods in fast-paced settings. Team-minded professional knowledgeable in food safety, attractive presentation and stock management. Efficient multitasks who is willing to give it his all.

  • Supervised team of 8 staff members.
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
  • Learned vista garden residents Likes & dislikes
  • Computer knowledge
  • Marketing Training
  • Learned residents personalities
  • Long term Employment at vista gardens
  • Team leading
  • Event planning
  • Food Handlers certificate
  • Memory
  • Food Preparation
  • Strong attention to safe food handling procedures
  • New hire training
  • Management
  • Cash handling
  • High-volume dining
  • Logging Paperwork
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem resolution
  • Relationship development
  • Social perceptiveness
  • Relationship building
  • Professional demeanor
  • Recipes and menu planning
  • Cleaning and Organization
  • Effective planner
  • Hospitality service expertise
  • Stocking and replenishing
  • Sales expertise
  • Performance improvement
  • First Aid and Safety
  • Patient care
  • Team management
  • Excellent people skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Sales training
  • Multi-tasking strength
Work History
09/2018 to Current
Cook Cafe Rio Woods Cross, UT,
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Developed menus, pricing and special food offerings to increase revenue and customer satisfaction.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment, sanitation and safety.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Created ice sculptures for major events such as weddings and private corporate parties.
  • Assisted chef with planning easy but elegant appetizers to spark customer interest.
  • Managed 10-person staff, supervised preparation of homestyle foods and explained steps for readying specialty items.
03/2019 to 11/2019
Package Handler Omni Hotels Austin, TX,
  • Sorted items according to its destination.
  • Kept storage areas organized, clean and secure to fully protect company assets.
  • Prevented load shifting or damage by using bracing and strapping techniques.
  • Loaded package containers onto forklifts and transported into packaging areas.
  • Used hand-held scanners and physical logs to accurately track item movements.
  • Labeled packages according to instructions provided on work orders.
  • Removed jams and unblocked conveyor system to maintain flow of goods.
  • Prepared pallets of boxes for easy transportation between customer and storage locations.
  • Alerted supervisors and coworkers of hazards and other issues for quick resolutions.

09/2018 to 03/2019
Sales Associate Milwaukee Bucks Milwaukee, WI,
  • I was a floor sales associate and customer assistance.
  • Tracked stock using company inventory management software.
  • Maintained records related to sales, returns and inventory availability.
  • Maintained organized, presentable merchandise to drive continuous sales.
  • Applied security and loss prevention training toward recognizing risks and reducing store theft.
  • Drove team revenue totals by bringing in over $3,000 in sales.
  • Prepared merchandise for sales floor by pricing or tagging.
  • Educated customers on promotions to enhance sales.
  • Prepared cash deposits up to $1,000+ with zero discrepancies.
  • Processed product returns and assisted customers with other selections.
05/2015 to 07/2018
Cook/Prep/Dishwasher/ Lead Server Brookdale Senior Living City, STATE,
  • Lead sever (2 years) Sales (Less than 1 year) Memory Care Dementia Care Kitchen Management Experience Culinary Experience Food Preparation Meal Preparation.
  • Stepped into additional roles during busy times to boost coverage of important stations.
  • Helped team meet expected demands by restocking work areas throughout restaurant such as server stations, salad bars and supply cupboards.
  • Supervised restocking of salad bar and buffet for lunch and dinner service.
  • Assisted with kitchen prep work to help operations run smoothly and meet customer needs.
  • Volunteered to assist severs/caregivers with helping residents during peak meal times after completing dishwashing duties.
  • Communicated with team members to keep operations running smoothly by helping with severing and clearing dishes.
  • Trained incoming staff on restaurant's practices, culture and procedures to maximize job satisfaction and productivity.
  • Helped customers place orders, explained menu items and suggested appropriate options for food allergy concerns.
  • Monitored dining rooms for seating availability as well as service, safety and well-being of guests.
Expected in 07/2016
High School Diploma:
Major General Raymond Murray High School - Vista, CA,

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School Attended

  • Major General Raymond Murray High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook
  • Package Handler
  • Sales Associate
  • Cook/Prep/Dishwasher/ Lead Server


  • High School Diploma

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