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cook server assistant resume example with 3+ years of experience

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

I am currently a full time employee. I have great attendance and am dependable. I am kind and respectful to residents and coworkers. I am detail oriented and very clean. I can cook serve and do all thats needed in the kitchen. Im a quick learner and am a hard worker. I need full time and would prefer days. I need to make at least what i am currently making per hour. I am a good hard working lady. Please contact me at XXX XXX XXX. If no answer leave a msg or feel free to text. If I do not answer it usually means I'm at work and I do not answer while working. Thank you and have a grwat day

Skills
  • Dining customer service
  • Liquor, wine and food service
  • Price memorization
  • Effective customer upselling
  • Table Bussing
  • Menu knowledge
  • Food safety understanding
  • Food inspection
  • High-volume dining
  • Buffet setup and takedown
  • Table setting arrangements
  • Special dietary requirements
  • Dish preparation
  • Menu memorization
  • Quality control
  • Seating assignment preparation
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Safe food handling
  • Dining crew workflow optimization
  • Service prioritization
Education and Training
Harrison Business College Indianapolis , Indiana Expected in : Medical Assisting - GPA :
Experience
Catholic Health Initiative - Cook/Server Assistant
Grimes, IA, 04/2019 - Current
  • Educated guests on daily specials and appetizers, entrees, desserts and other menu items.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with kitchen team to maximize efficiency.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues or customer requests, including allergen concerns.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Instructed [Job title]s in preparation of garnishes, dressings and side dishes.
  • Weighed, measured and mixed ingredients, following recipes to produce quality dishes.
  • Precooked garnishes such as bacon pieces for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Placed frequently used food such as [Type] and [Type] in proper storage containers and placed perishable items in refrigerator.
  • Satisfied customers by topping off drinks and anticipating condiments, napkins and other needs.
  • Assisted customers in selecting appetizers, entrees and desserts and recommended alternative items for food allergies and gluten intolerances.
  • Arranged place settings with fresh tablecloths, tableware and flowers to beautify table.
  • Completed closing duties by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Provided exceptional service to [Number] customers per day at [Type] establishment.
  • Collaborated with host, bus person and cook to efficiently serve food and beverage options.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and set up garnish stations to assist kitchen staff.
  • Restocked nonperishable food items, condiments and napkins to keep pantry well-supplied.
  • Communicated effectively with patrons to establish preferences and dietary restrictions and make food and beverage recommendations.
  • Operated and maintained cleaning equipment and tools, including dishwasher, hand wash stations, pot-scrubbing station and trash compactor.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Maintained polite and professional demeanor to patrons to encourage inquiries and order placements.
  • Maintained knowledge of menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods to assist guests with menu selection.
  • Explained menu options to guests, offered suggestions and took orders for food and beverages.
  • Rearranged tables and chairs, located or rolled extra silverware and [Action] to prepare for large groups.
  • Performed walked throughs during service to monitor guest satisfaction and advise serving and bussing staff of specific guest needs.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Served plated dinners, buffet-style dinners and passed hors d'oeuvres for parties.
  • Assisted kitchen staff with food counts by determining number of items required for complete service.
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and smile, offering to bring beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
  • Sent orders to kitchen staff by [Action].
  • Prepared and served cold, hot and [Type] beverages to guests.
  • Circulated within assigned areas to assess and address customer needs, effectively prioritizing tasks during peak hours.
  • Greeted newly seated guests quickly and efficiently.
  • Cleaned dishes with detergent, rinsing and sanitizing chemicals in [Number]-compartment sink.
  • Checked with guests to get feedback on food served, resolve issues, bring additional items and refill beverages.
  • Plated food and assessed plate presentation to maintain highest standard of food quality.
  • Washed buffet, restaurant and banquet items, including silverware, dishes, cooking utensils, equipment and displays.
Presbyterian Retirement Communities - Cook/Dietary Aide
Kirkland, WA, 02/2019 - 04/2019
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with kitchen team to maximize efficiency.
  • 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.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of busy periods, including dinner rush.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients to use oldest products first.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times at lunch and dinner rush.
  • Operated all bakery equipment, including ovens, proofers, fryers, sheeters, rounders, scales and mixers.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
Traditions At McCordsville - Server/Prep Cook
City, STATE, 10/2017 - 01/2019
  • Educated guests on daily specials and appetizers, entrees, desserts and other menu items.
  • Satisfied customers by topping off drinks and anticipating condiments, napkins and other needs.
  • Arranged place settings with fresh tablecloths, tableware and flowers to beautify table.
  • Restocked nonperishable food items, condiments and napkins to keep pantry well-supplied.
  • Assisted customers in selecting appetizers, entrees and desserts and recommended alternative items for food allergies and gluten intolerances.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and set up garnish stations to assist kitchen staff.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks to optimize sales.
  • Collaborated with host, bus person and cook to efficiently serve food and beverage options.
  • Provided exceptional service to [Number] customers per day at [Type] establishment.
  • Completed closing duties by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Maintained polite and professional demeanor to patrons to encourage inquiries and order placements.
  • Communicated with event coordinators to verify appropriate and adequate accommodations for larger parties.
  • Updated repeat customers on menu changes and new food and beverage offerings to maintain quality service relationships.
  • Circulated within assigned areas to assess and address customer needs, effectively prioritizing tasks during peak hours.
  • Cleaned dishes with detergent, rinsing and sanitizing chemicals in [Number]-compartment sink.
  • Carefully transferred orders from kitchen and bar areas to tables and cleared plates as patrons finished food and beverage items.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Assisted kitchen staff with food counts by determining number of items required for complete service.
  • Sent orders to kitchen staff by [Action].
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Communicated effectively with patrons to establish preferences and dietary restrictions and make food and beverage recommendations.
  • Greeted newly seated guests quickly and efficiently.
  • Plated food and assessed plate presentation to maintain highest standard of food quality.
  • Minimized customer wait times by efficiently taking and filling large volume of orders each day.
  • Explained menu options to guests, offered suggestions and took orders for food and beverages.
  • Operated and maintained cleaning equipment and tools, including dishwasher, hand wash stations, pot-scrubbing station and trash compactor.
  • Completed thorough and accurate opening and closing duties to facilitate smooth restaurant operations.
  • Presented patrons with menus and specials promptly after seating, following up to address questions before taking orders.
  • Performed walked throughs during service to monitor guest satisfaction and advise serving and bussing staff of specific guest needs.
  • Washed buffet, restaurant and banquet items, including silverware, dishes, cooking utensils, equipment and displays.
  • Checked with guests to get feedback on food served, resolve issues, bring additional items and refill beverages.
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and smile, offering to bring beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
  • Served plated dinners, buffet-style dinners and passed hors d'oeuvres for parties.
  • Prepared and served cold, hot and [Type] beverages to guests.
  • Maintained knowledge of menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods to assist guests with menu selection.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Harrison Business College

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook/Server Assistant
  • Cook/Dietary Aide
  • Server/Prep Cook

Degrees

  • Some College (No Degree)

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