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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Hard-working Cook brings detail-oriented approach to food preparation and handling. Keep kitchen areas well-stocked and organized for maximum efficiency. Team-oriented and reliable with excellent communication and problem-solving strengths.

Skills
  • High volume production capability
  • Food handlers card
  • Cleaning and organization
  • Multitasking
  • Foodservice sanitation
  • Team-oriented
  • Equipment cleaning and maintenance
  • Food preparation
  • ServSafe certified
Experience
Cook, 01/2020 to Current
Cafe RioTemecula, CA,
  • 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.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients to use oldest products first.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
  • Weighed, measured and mixed ingredients, following recipes to produce quality dishes.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to minimize risk of salmonella and other food-borne illnesses.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Operated all bakery equipment, including ovens, proofers, fryers, sheeters, rounders, scales and mixers.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of busy periods, including dinner rush.
  • Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with kitchen team to maximize efficiency.
Cook/Cashier, 06/2012 to 06/2019
Crossroads Diversified ServicesOrlando, FL,
  • Operated cash register, collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered product advice.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer service.
  • Monitored sales events, added new merchandise and rang up purchases.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum efficiency.
  • Received payments for food purchases and issued receipts.
  • Welcomed customers, offering assistance to help find necessary store items.
  • Processed all sales transactions accurately and promptly to prevent long customer wait times.
  • Inspected items for damage and obtained replacements for customers.
  • Resolved issues with cash registers, card scanners and printers.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Cultivated original menu items, precisely executing them to periodically refresh meal portfolio.
  • Oversaw food product inventory, making recommendations to Sous Chef to streamline kitchen operations.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients to use oldest products first.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times at lunch and dinner rush.
  • Coordinated average of 100 to 175 daily food orders, organizing timely deliveries to each table.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
  • Collaborated closely with Sous Chef to participate in staff meetings and resolve service, product and personnel issues.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to minimize risk of salmonella and other food-borne illnesses.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Created approximately 20 orders simultaneously during busy periods.
  • Operated all bakery equipment, including ovens, proofers, fryers, sheeters, rounders, scales and mixers.
  • Collaborated with Sous Chef to maintain timely food preparation goals.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of busy periods, including dinner rush.
  • Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with kitchen team to maximize efficiency.
  • Precooked garnishes such as bacon pieces for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Placed frequently used food such as meat and beans in proper storage containers and placed perishable items in refrigerator.
  • Trained, managed and guided kitchen staff to improve overall performance, service quality and productivity.
Cashier, 08/2007 to 06/2012
Cajun Deli USACity, STATE,
  • Assisted with purchases, locating items and signing up for rewards programs.
  • Operated cash register, collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered product advice.
  • Properly verified customer identification for alcohol or tobacco purchases.
  • Wiped down counters and conveyor belt to remove debris and maintain cleanliness.
  • Processed all sales transactions accurately and promptly to prevent long customer wait times.
  • Welcomed customers, offering assistance to help find necessary store items.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers and maintain satisfaction levels.
  • Scanned customer purchases, supporting transactions to streamline sales process.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer service.
  • Resolved issues with cash registers, card scanners and printers.
  • Inspected items for damage and obtained replacements for customers.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum efficiency.
  • Monitored sales events, added new merchandise and rang up purchases.
  • Maintained high productivity by efficiently processing cash, credit, debit and voucher program payments for customers.
  • Wrapped items and bagged purchases properly to prevent merchandise breakage.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1984
Vinton High School - Vinton, LA
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Vinton High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook
  • Cook/Cashier
  • Cashier

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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