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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) XXX-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Agile and adaptable team member with stellar food industry history, motivational approach and upbeat nature. Skilled in training employees and leveraging organized approaches to handle daily planning, scheduling and customer service requirements. Forward-thinking and industrious with diplomatic communication style focused on maximizing engagement and satisfaction.

Skills
  • Employee performance evaluations
  • Recruiting and interviewing
  • Operations management
  • Employee scheduling
  • Budgeting
  • Business Development
  • Sales growth
  • Staff supervision
  • Training
  • Staff Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Financial Management
  • Kitchen Sanitization
  • Critical Thinking
Work History
03/2023 to Current Cook Dominion Senior Living | , , Marietta,Ga
  • Maintained clean and organized work areas at all times to bring safety and quality to food preparation process.
  • Prepared multiple orders simultaneously during peak periods with high accuracy rate, maximizing customer satisfaction, and repeat business.
  • Prepared food items in compliance with recipes and portioning control guidelines.
  • Checked for quality, kept track of old and new items and rotated stock to confirm freshness of food and ingredients.
  • Managed time by organizing and prioritizing kitchen duties to prepare and serve food quickly.
  • Seasoned and cooked food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
  • Created identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail, and quality.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment and sanitation.
  • Contributed to consistent customer satisfaction rating by producing high-quality food and providing timely service.
  • Identified inefficiencies leading to improved productivity.
06/2021 to 03/2023 Cook Smart & Final Inc. | , , Marietta , GA
  • Prepared multiple orders simultaneously during peak periods with high accuracy rate, maximizing customer satisfaction and repeat business.
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity.
  • Changed and sanitized cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Created identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment and sanitation.
  • Transitioned between breakfast and lunch service.
  • Inspected appliances, commercial fryers, and ovens to verify proper working order.
  • Ordered and received products and supplies to stock kitchen areas.
  • Produced high volume covers per day and maintained near-perfect customer satisfaction scores.
  • Managed kitchen staff, supervised preparation of foods ,and explained steps for readying specialty items.
  • Mentored staff in expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily work.
  • Maintained central standardized recipe and ingredient repository with nutritional and cost information.
  • Met production requirements for banquet and outlet desserts and breakfast pastries.
  • Planned promotional menu additions based on seasonal pricing and product availability.
  • Reduced restaurant's annual food and labor costs through proper budgeting, scheduling and management of inventory.
  • Developed menus, pricing and special food offerings to increase revenue and customer satisfaction.
03/2020 to 06/2021 Assistant Manager Aetna Inc. | , , Marietta, Georgia
  • Achieved recognition from senior management for contribution to store success, including managing sales, employees and operations to foster optimal performance.
  • Developed loyal and highly satisfied customer base through proactive management of team customer service strategies.
  • Verified inventory counts remained within monthly tolerance levels and compiled financial data in compliance with budget.
  • Created organization systems for inventory control, merchandising, financial reports and schedules, dramatically increasing operational efficiency.
  • Increased sales by driving operational efficiencies and building excellent customer rapport.
  • Monitored security and handled incidents calmly.
  • Offered hands-on assistance to customers, assessing needs and maintaining current knowledge of consumer preferences.
  • Generated repeat business through exceptional customer service and responded to customer concerns with friendly and knowledgeable service.
  • Completed regular inventory counts to verify stock levels, address discrepancies and forecast future needs.
  • Set and enforced policies focused on increasing team productivity and strengthening operational efficiency.
  • Assessed job applications and made hiring recommendations to bring in top candidates for key vacancies.
  • Established and optimized schedules to keep coverage and service in line with forecasted demands.
  • Exceeded sales goals and accomplished business objectives by inspiring staff and promoting target products.
  • Planned team-building exercises to increase employee performance and job satisfaction.
  • Increased sales revenues by promoting complementary products and educating customers about store promotions.
  • Assisted in organizing and overseeing assignments, planning and coordinating in-house and outsourced resources.
  • Achieved recognition for contribution to store success by optimizing sales.
  • Reviewed sales and gross profit reports to determine options for increasing market growth.
  • Reduced corporate costs by developing and implementing improved merchandising, receiving and maintenance procedures.
  • Reduced financial discrepancies by monitoring credit card sales and deposits.
11/2018 to 03/2020 Customer Service Representative Company Name | , ,
  • Provided primary customer support to internal and external customers in fast-paced environment.
  • Offered advice and assistance to customers, paying attention to special needs or wants.
  • Answered customer telephone calls promptly to avoid on-hold wait times.
  • Cultivated customer loyalty, promoted repeat customers and improved sales.
Education
Expected in to to High School Diploma | Sprayberry High School, Marietta, GA GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Sprayberry High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook
  • Cook
  • Assistant Manager
  • Customer Service Representative

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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