cook resume example with 1+ years of experience

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

Diligent food industry worker 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 meeting every preparation and service need.

  • Food Preparation and Safety
  • Performance improvement
  • Communication skills
  • Table setting knowledge
  • Food running
  • Process Optimization
  • Loading and unloading
  • Stocking
  • Cleaning and Organization
  • High-volume dining
  • Cleaning
  • Guest seating arrangements
  • Unloading Cargo
  • Safety and compliance
  • Warehousing functions
  • Customer service
Work History
02/2020 to 03/2020
Cook Amc Entertainment Inc. Florence, AL,
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Inspected kitchen equipment and appliances to verify proper working order, including commercial fryers, steamers, ovens and ranges.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Received food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete entire order together and serve hot.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations during opening and closing procedures to maximize efficiency.
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
11/2019 to 01/2020
Warehouse Associate Bryllan Llc Brighton, MI,
  • Kept warehouse clean and organized to maximize team efficiency and productivity.
  • Inspected ingoing and outgoing shipments to verify accuracy and prevent errors.
  • Managed product staging to efficiently transfer items between receiving, storage and shipping locations.
  • Readied product pallets for optimal storage and shipment, carefully organizing boxes and balancing weight.
  • Operated RF scanners to track merchandise and verify contents of containers.
  • Labeled and accurately moved customer orders to meet shipment timetables and minimize errors.
  • Consistently lifted materials weighing as much as 40 pounds.
  • Inspected work areas for cleanliness and obstacles and removed cartons and boxes to keep work areas organized and hazard-free.
  • Manually or mechanically loaded and unloaded materials from pallets, skids, platforms, cars, lifting devices, or other transport vehicles
  • Worked safely around moving machinery.
03/2017 to 08/2017
Produce Associate Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. Geneseo, NY,
  • Monitored refrigeration, freezer and cooling areas for proper functioning and reported issues to supervisor.
  • Stocked fruits and vegetables and removed old or poor quality products.
  • Stayed current on available products, store promotions and customer service policies to better shoppers.
  • Readied items for sales floor stocking by affixing tags and preparing pallets.
  • Maintained safe, neat and clean working environment at all times.
  • Cleaned shelves and restocked with food and other merchandise when product was running low.
  • Assisted with inventory counts.
  • Rotated grocery products ensuring that expired or spoiled items were immediately removed and adhered to "first in, first out" rule.
  • Operated various types of equipment including balers, power jacks and slicing machines.
  • Cleaned and sanitized all work surfaces and equipment in accordance with company guidelines.
08/2015 to 06/2016
Host/Outside Expo Buffalo Wild Wings City, STATE,
  • Supported servers, food runners and bussers with keeping dining area ready for every guest.
  • Planned and executed -guest parties by organizing menus, spaces and special requests.
  • Cultivated positive guest relations by managing information and orchestrating speedy seating.
  • Conducted dining room and server checks to assess readiness for expected customer loads.
  • Assisted managers with quickly resolving service- and food-related issues.
  • Worked with front of house staff to move tables and adjust seating to accommodate groups with special requests.
  • Resolved guest and employee complaints to maintain complete customer satisfaction and workforce effectiveness.
  • Used cash registers and credit card machines to cash out customers, handling up to $ in cash per event.
  • Took reservations and to-go orders by phone, answered customer questions and informed of accurate wait times.
  • Monitored dining room and guest flow to maximize table usage and minimize wait times.
Expected in 05/2018 to to
High School Diploma:
Raymore-Peculiar Sr. High School - Peculiar, MO
  • Member of National Honor Society, Football, and Wrestling.
  • I graduated with a 3.9 GPA
  • I was captain of my High School Football team my Senior year
Expected in to to
: Nursing
William Jewell College - Liberty, MO

I transferred from Jewell after three semesters.

  • Coursework in biology, economics and human studies.
  • Member of Kappa Alpha Fraternity
Expected in to to
: Accounting
Northwest Missouri State University - Maryville, MO

Currently Attending....

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Raymore-Peculiar Sr. High School
  • William Jewell College
  • Northwest Missouri State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook
  • Warehouse Associate
  • Produce Associate
  • Host/Outside Expo


  • High School Diploma

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