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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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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. Diligent Cook possessing excellent cooking skills and strong knowledge of food safety. Proficient in maintaining well-stocked, organized and clean kitchen areas to maximize productivity. Dedicated team player with punctual nature and open communication style dedicated to working hard. Creative Cook exceptionally well-versed in food plating and knife handling skills and techniques. Offering comprehensive experience in quality food preparation and presentation. Energetic culinary professional with flair for creativity, passion for food and exceptional cooking skills. Dynamic leader in fast-paced restaurant settings with natural skill for customer service. 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. Hardworking and enthusiastic [Job Title] trained in every facet of successful work. Stays on top of current and expected demands, quickly realigning tasks to handle needs. Dedicated to first-rate communication and team success. Driven fast food Prep Cook with wide and diverse skill set. Offering [Number] years of quality performance in food service roles. Known for reliability, efficiency and best-in-class service.

Skills
  • Recipes and menu planning
  • Institutional and Batch Cooking
  • Food Spoilage Prevention
  • Food Presentation
  • Food Preparation
  • Food Preparation and Safety
  • Order Delivery Practices
  • Food Presentation Talent
  • Cleaning and Organization
  • Hospitality and service industry background
  • Hospitality service expertise
  • Strong attention to safe food handling procedures
  • Kitchen equipment operation and maintenance
Education
Libby High School 1250 Western Ave, Expected in 06/2006 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Scripps Health - Cook
La Mesa, CA, 01/2022 - 03/2022
  • Assisted chef with planning easy but elegant appetizers to spark customer interest.
  • Planned lunch, dinner and bar menus, as well as special menus for in-house special events and catering.
  • Communicated closely with servers to fully understand special orders for customers.
  • Managed kitchen staff, supervised preparation of foods ,and explained steps for readying specialty items.
  • Handled portion control activities according to specified instructions provided by chef.
  • Checked each food item for freshness and provided feedback to kitchen supervisor for removal.
  • Collaborated with servers to collect information about specific customer desires and dietary needs.
  • Transitioned between breakfast and lunch service.
  • Prepared food items such as meats, poultry and fish for frying purposes.
  • Checked meat temperatures prior to plating and serving dishes, upholding strict standards for food safety and preparation.
  • Maintained high food quality standards by checking delivery contents to verify product quality and quantity.
  • Set up work stations and prepped [Type] food for dishes to increase productivity during busy mealtimes.
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity.
  • Contributed to consistent customer satisfaction rating by producing high-quality food and providing timely service.
  • Created identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Washed, peeled and cut fruits and vegetables in advance to save time on food preparation.
  • Maintained clean, hygienic kitchen workspace by sweeping, mopping and taking out trash.
  • Cooked [Number] take-out orders per shift and securely packaged and labeled each order.
  • Trained and assisted new kitchen staff members.
Scripps Health - Cook
Del Mar, CA, 07/2021 - 01/2022
  • Delivered instructions clearly and respectfully to avoid errors due to miscommunication.
  • Prepared food items such as meats, poultry and fish for frying purposes.
  • Prepared food items according to recipe to drive quality and consistency.
  • Understood cooking techniques and fundamentals to maximize safe food handling.
  • Maximized sales potential by properly prepping, storing and rotating food products.
  • Worked in fast-paced environment with sense of urgency to serve guests quickly.
  • Handled portion control activities according to specified instructions provided by chef.
  • Checked each food item for freshness and provided feedback to kitchen supervisor for removal.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment and sanitation.
  • Planned order execution to simultaneously deliver items ordered together.
  • Changed and sanitized cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Kept kitchen up to code for health and safety inspections.
Scripps Health - Cook
, , 07/2021 - 12/2021
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity.
  • Created identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Handled portion control activities according to specified instructions provided by chef.
  • Unloaded food supplies from distributor trucks to efficiently organize inventory.
  • Checked each food item for freshness and provided feedback to kitchen supervisor for removal.
  • 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.
  • Collaborated with servers to collect information about specific customer desires and dietary needs.
  • Prepared food items such as meats, poultry and fish for frying purposes.
  • Prepared average of [Number] orders each shift.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Managed relationships and negotiating prices with vendors for ingredients and equipment.
  • Grilled meats and seafood to customer specifications.
  • Prepared multiple orders simultaneously during peak periods with high accuracy rate, maximizing customer satisfaction and repeat business.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment and sanitation.
  • Developed process that reduced waste and improved supply turnover.
  • Baked consistent quality items by accurately mixing, dividing, shaping and proofing.
  • Maintained central standardized recipe and ingredient repository with nutritional and cost information.
  • Prepared over [Number] [Type] meals daily, consistently collaborating with kitchen and FOH staff to maintain service flow.
  • Worked with kitchen managers to improve recipes for [Type] dishes, cutting costs [Number]% and decreasing waste [Number]%.
Scripps Health - Cook
Carlsbad, CA, 02/2014 - 08/2018
  • Handled portion control activities according to specified instructions provided by chef.
  • Unloaded food supplies from distributor trucks to efficiently organize inventory.
  • Contributed to consistent customer satisfaction rating by producing high-quality food and providing timely service.
  • Washed, peeled and cut fruits and vegetables in advance to save time on food preparation.
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity.
  • Created identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Collaborated with servers to collect information about specific customer desires and dietary needs.
  • Maintained clean, hygienic kitchen workspace by sweeping, mopping and taking out trash.
  • Oversaw care and maintenance of kitchen equipment.
  • Prepared food items such as meats, poultry and fish for frying purposes.
  • Monitored line efficiency and implemented improvements for increased productivity.
  • Planned and delegated all facets of ingredient preparation.
  • Cooked regular menu items and seasonal offerings according to corporate standards and guidelines.
  • Prepared average of [Number] orders each shift.
  • Checked each food item for freshness and provided feedback to kitchen supervisor for removal.
  • Cooked [Number] take-out orders per shift and securely packaged and labeled each order.
  • Received shipments and placed items on proper shelves to restock and organize restaurant pantry.

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School Attended

  • Libby High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook
  • Cook
  • Cook
  • Cook

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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