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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Motivated professional offering Associate in Applied Science of Culinary Arts. Adds value to any organization in need of great collaboration, interpersonal and multitasking abilities. Meets tight deadlines.

Skills
  • Reliable and Responsible
  • Problem-Solving
  • Time Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Money Handling
  • Monitoring Food Preparation
  • Microsoft Office
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Health Code Compliance
  • Quality Assurance
  • Managing Deliveries
  • Inventory Management
  • Catering Services
  • Portion Control
  • POS Terminal Operation
  • Dish Preparation
  • Fire Safety Regulations
  • Developing Special Dishes and Recipes
  • Proper Food Storage
  • Food Safety Regulations
Experience
08/2016 to 08/2022
Cook Manager Hei Hotels & Resorts Alpharetta, GA,
  • Educated culinary staff on all current safety and food regulations to keep kitchen compliant.
  • Helped out in various capacities on line when restaurant was extremely busy or when employees were absent.
  • Prepared recipes, menu cycles and portion sizes within restaurant budgets.
  • Controlled food costs by adhering to purchasing specifications, product storage requirements and recipe standards.
  • Consistently maintained high levels of cleanliness, organization, storage and sanitation of food and beverage products to ensure quality.
  • Trained front-of-house staff on restaurant policies and procedures, guest service techniques and communication skills to promote positive experiences.
  • Resolved problems or concerns to satisfaction of involved parties.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
10/2015 to 08/2016
Cook Merakey Tucson, AZ,
  • Carried pans and trays of food to and from work stations, stove and refrigerator.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for soups, sauces and salads.
  • Retained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of rush periods.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Interacted with waitstaff regarding special orders for customers with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Took inventory counts before and after shifts to complete food inventory or storage sheets.
  • Prepared and served meals by reviewing recipes and combining and cooking ingredients.
  • Followed established procedures and requirements for safe food handling, storage and service.
  • Used standardized recipes and other instructions to prepare food.
  • Operated grills, fryers and broilers to cook items to quality guidelines.
  • Managed portion control using correct utensils during preparation and plating.
  • Wrapped, dated and labeled food items in storage for safety and freshness.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Coordinated orders to expedite food from kitchen according to cook time and delivery time.
05/2015 to 07/2015
Cook Merakey Tullahoma, TN,
  • Carried pans and trays of food to and from work stations, stove and refrigerator.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for soups, sauces and salads.
  • Retained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of rush periods.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Prepared and served meals by reviewing recipes and combining and cooking ingredients.
  • Followed established procedures and requirements for safe food handling, storage and service.
  • Operated grills, fryers and broilers to cook items to quality guidelines.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Coordinated orders to expedite food from kitchen according to cook time and delivery time.
11/2014 to 05/2015
Cook Merakey Turtle Creek, PA,
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for soups, sauces and salads.
  • Retained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of rush periods.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Prepared and served meals by reviewing recipes and combining and cooking ingredients.
  • Used standardized recipes and other instructions to prepare food.
  • Followed established procedures and requirements for safe food handling, storage and service.
  • Operated grills, fryers and broilers to cook items to quality guidelines.
  • Set up work stations prior to opening to minimize prep time.
  • Safely operated ovens, fryers and grills to prevent injuries and accidents.
  • Maintained clean and orderly appearance throughout kitchen and dining area.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to prevent foodborne illnesses.
02/2014 to 11/2014
Cook Merakey Uwchland, PA,
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for soups, sauces and salads.
  • Retained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of rush periods.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Interacted with waitstaff regarding special orders for customers with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Took inventory counts before and after shifts to complete food inventory or storage sheets.
  • Used standardized recipes and other instructions to prepare food.
  • Prepared and served meals by reviewing recipes and combining and cooking ingredients.
  • Followed established procedures and requirements for safe food handling, storage and service.
  • Operated grills, fryers and broilers to cook items to quality guidelines.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Coordinated orders to expedite food from kitchen according to cook time and delivery time.
Education and Training
Expected in 03/2016 to to
Associate of Applied Science: Culinary Arts
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - Dallas, TX,
GPA:
  • 3.8 GPA
  • 2016 - Dean's List
  • Graduated summa cum laude
Activities and Honors
Skills
  • Reliable and Responsible
  • Problem-Solving
  • Time Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Money Handling
  • Monitoring Food Preparation
  • Microsoft Office
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Health Code Compliance
  • Quality Assurance
  • Managing Deliveries
  • Inventory Management
  • Catering Services
  • Portion Control
  • POS Terminal Operation
  • Dish Preparation
  • Fire Safety Regulations
  • Developing Special Dishes and Recipes
  • Proper Food Storage
  • Food Safety Regulations
Work History
08/2016 to 08/2022
Cook Manager
Denny's Wilmer, TX
  • Educated culinary staff on all current safety and food regulations to keep kitchen compliant.
  • Helped out in various capacities on line when restaurant was extremely busy or when employees were absent.
  • Prepared recipes, menu cycles and portion sizes within restaurant budgets.
  • Controlled food costs by adhering to purchasing specifications, product storage requirements and recipe standards.
  • Consistently maintained high levels of cleanliness, organization, storage and sanitation of food and beverage products to ensure quality.
  • Trained front-of-house staff on restaurant policies and procedures, guest service techniques and communication skills to promote positive experiences.
  • Resolved problems or concerns to satisfaction of involved parties.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
10/2015 to 08/2016
Cook
Denny's Red Oak, TX
  • Carried pans and trays of food to and from work stations, stove and refrigerator.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for soups, sauces and salads.
  • Retained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of rush periods.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Interacted with waitstaff regarding special orders for customers with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Took inventory counts before and after shifts to complete food inventory or storage sheets.
  • Prepared and served meals by reviewing recipes and combining and cooking ingredients.
  • Followed established procedures and requirements for safe food handling, storage and service.
  • Used standardized recipes and other instructions to prepare food.
  • Operated grills, fryers and broilers to cook items to quality guidelines.
  • Managed portion control using correct utensils during preparation and plating.
  • Wrapped, dated and labeled food items in storage for safety and freshness.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Coordinated orders to expedite food from kitchen according to cook time and delivery time.
05/2015 to 07/2015
Cook
HG Sply Dallas, TX
  • Carried pans and trays of food to and from work stations, stove and refrigerator.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for soups, sauces and salads.
  • Retained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of rush periods.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Prepared and served meals by reviewing recipes and combining and cooking ingredients.
  • Followed established procedures and requirements for safe food handling, storage and service.
  • Operated grills, fryers and broilers to cook items to quality guidelines.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Coordinated orders to expedite food from kitchen according to cook time and delivery time.
11/2014 to 05/2015
Cook
Cheesecake Factory Inc Dallas, TX
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for soups, sauces and salads.
  • Retained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of rush periods.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Prepared and served meals by reviewing recipes and combining and cooking ingredients.
  • Used standardized recipes and other instructions to prepare food.
  • Followed established procedures and requirements for safe food handling, storage and service.
  • Operated grills, fryers and broilers to cook items to quality guidelines.
  • Set up work stations prior to opening to minimize prep time.
  • Safely operated ovens, fryers and grills to prevent injuries and accidents.
  • Maintained clean and orderly appearance throughout kitchen and dining area.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to prevent foodborne illnesses.
02/2014 to 11/2014
Cook
Firehouse Bar And Grill Ennis, TX
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for soups, sauces and salads.
  • Retained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of rush periods.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Interacted with waitstaff regarding special orders for customers with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Took inventory counts before and after shifts to complete food inventory or storage sheets.
  • Used standardized recipes and other instructions to prepare food.
  • Prepared and served meals by reviewing recipes and combining and cooking ingredients.
  • Followed established procedures and requirements for safe food handling, storage and service.
  • Operated grills, fryers and broilers to cook items to quality guidelines.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Coordinated orders to expedite food from kitchen according to cook time and delivery time.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook Manager
  • Cook
  • Cook
  • Cook
  • Cook

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science

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