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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Qualified Cook with [Number] years of experience in restaurant environments. Team-player highly skilled at communicating clearly with cashiers and kitchen staff. Current Food Handler permit. Hardworking Fast Food Cook offering excellent food preparation and handling skills. Keep kitchen areas well-stocked and organized for maximum efficiency. Team-oriented and reliable with excellent communication and problem-solving strengths. Reliable Cook with [Number] years of experience preparing food in fast-paced environments. Adept at working grill, line and pantry. Strong communication and multi-tasking skills. Hardworking fast food [Job Title] offering dynamic skill set including various food preparation techniques. Aiming to apply [Number] years of experience to contribute value to hardworking food service team.

Skills
  • Food presentation
  • Cleaning and organization
  • Food handlers card
  • Stocking supplies
  • Cleaning and sanitization
  • Stocking ingredients
  • Kitchen equipment cleaning
  • Preparing ingredients
  • Operating fryers and grills
Experience
04/2016 to Current Cook Amc Entertainment Inc. | Grand Forks, ND,
  • Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with kitchen team to maximize efficiency.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues or customer requests, including allergen concerns.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Operated all kitchen equipment safely to avoid injuries.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Interacted effectively with wait staff regarding special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients to use oldest products first.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Trained, managed and guided kitchen staff to improve overall performance, service quality and productivity.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to minimize salmonella and other foodborne illnesses.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times at lunch and dinner rush.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
04/2016 to Current Cashier C-A-L Ranch | Farr West, UT,
  • Assisted with purchases, locating items and signing up for rewards programs.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered advice.
  • Wrapped items and bagged purchases properly to prevent merchandise breakage.
  • Processed customer payments quickly and returned exact change and receipts.
  • Welcomed customers, offering assistance to help find necessary store items.
  • Inspected items for damage and obtained replacements for customers.
  • Processed all sales transactions accurately and promptly to prevent long customer wait times.
  • Maintained high productivity by efficiently processing cash, credit, debit and voucher program payments for customers.
  • Wiped down counters and conveyor belt to remove debris and maintain cleanliness.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum efficiency.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
09/2015 to 11/2015 Sorter Dak Americas | Reading, PA,
  • Operated standard warehouse equipment to load, unload and transfer products, taking extra precaution when moving fragile materials.
  • Inspected materials and sorted items into piles or in containers according to type, size, condition, coloring or grade.
  • Loaded and unloaded powered sorters and conveyors and monitored and cleared jams.
  • Cleaned and organized warehouse to facilitate safety and ease in locating products and monitored operating condition of warehouse equipment.
07/2015 to 10/2015 Dishwasher Beaumont Hospitals | Romulus, MI,
  • Cleaned dishes with detergent, rinsing and sanitizing chemicals in [Number]-compartment sink.
  • Washed work area tables, walls, refrigerator equipment, cooking equipment and floors to keep sanitized kitchen.
  • Washed pots, pans and trays by hand and using industrial washing machine.
  • Maintained and repaired dishwashing machine to keep dishes clean and kitchen running smoothly.
  • Removed built-up waste and potential contaminants from waste receptacles, machinery and cooking equipment through [Technique] and [Technique]
  • Scraped and pre-rinsed food from dirty dishes and placed items in dishwashing machine.
  • Kept dishware, glasses and utensils ready for all customer needs by quickly scraping, washing and restacking items.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized kitchen areas to promote efficiency.
  • Washed buffet, restaurant and banquet items, including silverware, dishes, cooking utensils, equipment and displays.
  • Cleaned and sanitized various kitchen surfaces using specific cleaning supplies.
  • Developed great team spirit with other personnel by pitching in and helping with task completion.
  • Operated and maintained cleaning equipment and tools, including dishwasher, hand wash stations, pot-scrubbing station and trash compactor.
  • Loaded and unloaded dishwashers, washing by hand large pots or items used on continuous basis.
  • Maintained assigned areas to keep organized and clean by mopping floor, [Task] and [Task] to reduce accidents and sanitize.
  • Built customer loyalty by providing sparkling clean dishes and helping [Job title] with special requests.
  • Handled glassware, crystal and other fragile items with exceptional care to prevent breakage.
  • Cleaned and stacked dishes, glassware and utensils to wash and organize enough dishes to serve guests, even during busiest hours.
  • Washed and placed clean utensils in storage bins, enabling servers to grab forks, knives and spoons quickly.
  • Sanitized counters and wiped down surfaces following food preparation to prevent cross-contamination from raw meats.
  • Organized clean utensils in storage bins for servers to access easily.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2015 High School Diploma | Grandview High School, Grandview, WA GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Grandview High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook
  • Cashier
  • Sorter
  • Dishwasher

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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