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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
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.

Consistent Cook exceptionally well-versed in food plating and knife handling skills and techniques. Offering several years of comprehensive experience in quality food preparation and presentation.

Motivated kitchen leader offering dedicated experience in food preparation. High standards for taste and quality with expertise maintaining profitable margins. Superior communication and leadership skills.

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.

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.

Detail-oriented Prep Cook adept in managing high-volume environments with grace and efficiency. Well-versed in Skill and Skill with exceptional work ethic.

Focused fast food professional aiming to bring Number years of food service experience to Job Title role. Eager to contribute positive attitude to dynamic team.

  • Food Spoilage Prevention
  • Food Presentation
  • Food Plating and Presentation
  • Food Preparation
  • Food Preparation and Safety
  • Order Delivery Practices
  • Cleaning and Organization
  • Food Presentation Talent
  • Beautiful presentation of food
  • New hire training
  • Strong attention to safe food handling procedures
  • Kitchen equipment operation and maintenance
  • Hospitality service expertise
  • Cash Drawer Management
  • Drawer Management
  • Bagging and Packaging
  • Point of Sale Knowledge
  • Identification Checks
  • Product and Service Sales
  • Cash Register Operation
  • Refund Handling
  • Time management skills
  • Sales expertise
  • Refunds and exchanges
  • Product knowledge
  • Basic math skills
  • Payment collection
  • Receipt and refund issuance
  • Purchase assistance
  • Safe verifications
Work History
09/2018 to Current Cook Accura Healthcare | Saint Joseph, MN,
  • Took food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete order items together and serve hot.
  • Inspected appliances, commercial fryers, and ovens to verify proper working order.
  • Mentored staff in expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily work.
  • Ordered and received products and supplies to stock kitchen areas.
  • Maintained skill level of kitchen staff by properly coaching, counseling and disciplining employees.
  • Managed kitchen staff, supervised preparation of foods ,and explained steps for readying specialty items.
  • 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.
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Changed and sanitized cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
02/2011 to 01/2015 Cook's Assistant Berkshire Health Systems, Inc. | North Adams, MA,
  • Distributed food during busy peak periods to drive customer satisfaction.
  • Produced high volume covers per day and maintained near-perfect customer satisfaction scores.
  • Worked on salads, desserts and meat preparation for Job title to increase kitchen speed.
  • Worked with chef to prepare daily food specials and other supplies.
  • Limited portion sizes and used garnishes to control food costs.
  • Maintained efficiency and flow of Type kitchen by helping Job title complete Type tasks.
  • Removed expired food and beverages from storage and reviewed inventory for upcoming expirations dates.
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity.
  • Set and enforced performance and service standards to keep consistent, high-quality environment devoted to customer satisfaction.
  • Prevented cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when cooking and plating meals for food allergy sufferers.
  • Used manual or electric appliances to clean, peel, slice and trim foods.
  • Maintained high personal grooming standards and uniform presentation.
01/2001 to 11/2006 Shift Manager Giant Eagle | South Euclid, OH,
  • Managed schedules, accepted time off requests and found coverage for short shifts.
  • Excelled in every store position and regularly backed up front-line staff.
  • Trained and mentored new employees to maximize team performance.
  • Trained back-up associates and led crew members in managing operations of storefront.
  • Cooperated with coworkers to improve customer experience and manage storefront.
  • Modernized and improved operational procedures to increase productivity and profitability while tightly controlling costs.
  • Assisted management team in developing and creating welcoming atmosphere for crew members to voice complaints.
  • Consistently exhibited calm demeanor during periods of high volume or unusual events to keep store operating smoothly and set positive example for shift team.
  • Adhered to company standards and compliance requirements for operations and cleanliness of areas.
  • Tracked receipts, employee hours and inventory movements.
  • Worked closely with team members to schedule breaks and shifts to meet state regulations.
  • Kept employees operating productively and working on task to meet business and customer needs.
  • Checked building to confirm maintenance and cleaning met code and regulations.
  • Supervised employees and oversaw quality compliance with company standards for food and services.
  • Advised new employees on company procedures and policies to facilitate daily tasks and responsibilities.
  • Coached crew members to optimize performance and motivate toward more efficient work.
Expected in 06/1996 High School Diploma | General Studies Terry Sanford High School, Fayetteville, NC GPA:

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