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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

I bring 4 years of experience in food preparation with high standards in food preparation and safety. I'm a dependable, efficient, and a team player. I have experience in preparing foods in a fast-paced setting. I'm knowledgeable in food safety, attractive presentation and stock management. Efficient multitasker with talents in recipe management to meet varies dietary requirements, 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. Talented Cook with excellent experience in fast-paced kitchen environments. Clear communicator with team-oriented focus and advanced skills to effectively work with kitchen staff to review and prepare orders. Qualified and hardworking with up-to-date food handling permit.

  • Food Preparation
  • Diesel Technology
  • Road Crew
  • Machine Work
  • Buoy Fabrication & Technology
  • CNC Burn Table
  • CNC Mill
  • Lathe Work
Wyoming County Career & Technical Center Pineville, WV Expected in 06/2014 : Diesel Mechanics Technology - GPA :
Florida Institute of Animal Arts Winter Park, FL Expected in 01/2006 : - GPA :
Wyoming East High School New Richmond, WV, Expected in 06/2001 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Denali Water Solutions - Cook /Prep Cook
Nanuet, NY, 01/2018 - 09/2021
  • Initiated training for new team members on culinary techniques to improve productivity and increase kitchen workflows.
  • Maintained high food quality standards by checking delivery contents to verify product quality and quantity.
  • Prevented cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when cooking and plating meals for food allergy sufferers.
  • Placed orders to restock items before supplies ran out.
  • Maintained well-organized work space to keep work consistent.
  • Altered recipes, portion specifications, and standard preparation procedures to meet various dietary needs.
  • Inspected freezer and refrigerator daily to check and maintain proper temperatures.
  • Inspected kitchens to observe food preparation quality and service, food appearance and cleanliness of production and service areas.
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity.
  • Contributed to consistent customer satisfaction rating by producing high-quality food and providing timely service.
  • Created identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Received shipments and placed items on proper shelves to restock and organize pantry.
  • Maintained clean, hygienic kitchen workspace by sweeping, mopping and taking out trash.
  • Operated dishwasher and manually washed dishes to clean all dishes, silverware and cooking utensils.
  • Preserved freshness of food by storing food in designated containers and storage areas within freezer or refrigerator.
  • Trained and assisted new kitchen staff members.
  • Washed, peeled and cut fruits and vegetables in advance to save time on food preparation.
  • Collaborated with appropriate personal to collect information about specific dietary needs.
  • Measured, weighed and mixed appropriate ingredients according to recipe directions.
  • Restocked inventory and ingredient items to maintain optimal kitchen efficiency.
  • Maintained food safety and sanitation standards.
  • Managed opening and closing shift kitchen tasks.
  • Suggested actionable improvements to streamline training procedures.
  • Mentored staff in expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily work
  • Transitioned between breakfast and lunch service
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity
Tyson Foods - Diesel Mechanic
Houston, TX, 01/2015 - 01/2018
  • Completed checklist of fluid levels, air filter, tire pressure and more as part of service orders.
  • Ordered parts necessary for vehicle repairs and new installations.
  • Installed new systems and components in vehicles.
  • Inspected all vehicle systems to assess function and uncover defects.
  • Performed preventive maintenance on engines, transmissions, tires and other vehicle systems.
  • Used specialty equipment, standard tools, and gauges to complete assessments and repairs.
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed problems with brakes, steering and transmissions.
  • Documented findings and all actions taken.
  • Managed parts inventory and tracked status of recent orders to maintain tool and equipment stock.
  • Followed factory and dealership standards to accurately perform repairs according to work order.
  • Conducted full operational compliance inspections before releasing vehicles for use.
  • Diagnosed mechanical problems for repair or replacement.
  • Performed proper handling and disposal of dangerous waste to satisfy regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Used Microsoft Word and other software tools to create documents and other communications.
Running Y Properties - General Labor Worker
Klamath Falls, OR, 01/2009 - 01/2013
  • Loaded, unloaded and moved material to and from storage and production areas.
  • Maintained and repaired facilities, equipment and tools.
  • Maintained work areas by cleaning and straightening for maximum productivity and safety.
  • Used measuring tools such as gauges and tape measure to identify conforming parts during production.
  • Measured dimensions of finished pieces for conformance to specifications.
  • Produced parts and assemblies quickly and efficiently within tolerances.
  • Monitored machines during operation to detect sounds of malfunction or excessive vibration and adjusted machines to eliminate problems.
  • Adhered to company policies, safety procedures and performance standards.
  • Verified documentation and condition of freight to assure quality standards were achieved.
  • Prepared, poured and spread materials such as concrete and asphalt at designated locations.
  • Used shovels or heavy equipment to move different materials based on job needs.
  • Maintained team safety by controlling traffic around and within site.
  • Read and understood plans and technical documentation for each job.
  • Enhanced team efficiency and multitasking abilities by effectively using hand tools, power tools and equipment.
Cook's Manufacturing - General Laborer
City, STATE, 01/2007 - 01/2009
  • Measured dimensions of finished pieces for conformance to specifications.
  • Erected and dismantled scaffolding, braces, shoring walls and other structures.
  • Used measuring tools such as gauges and tape measure during production.
  • Used shovels or heavy equipment to move materials based on job needs.

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School Attended
  • Wyoming County Career & Technical Center
  • Florida Institute of Animal Arts
  • Wyoming East High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Cook /Prep Cook
  • Diesel Mechanic
  • General Labor Worker
  • General Laborer
  • High School Diploma

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