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

Driven fast food Prep Cook with wide and diverse skill set. Offering 5 years of quality performance in food service roles. Known for reliability, efficiency and best-in-class service. High-performing Chef offering 5 years of restaurant experience. Excellent communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills. Talent for building streamlined, cohesive teams.

  • Food plating and presentation
  • Proper food storage
  • Meal scheduling
  • Food spoilage prevention
  • Food preparation and safety
  • Institutional kitchen settings
  • Food delivery
  • Operations management
  • Menu planning
  • Special Events
  • Serving and cleanup
  • Performance improvement
  • Equipment and utensils
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Staff Management
  • Kitchen equipment operation and maintenance
  • Recipes and menu planning
  • Order delivery practices
Work History
08/2020 to 10/2021 Cook Shift Leader Spectrum Health | Newaygo, MI,
  • Oversaw scheduling, inventory management and supply ordering to maintain fully stocked kitchen.
  • Maintained well-organized mise en place to keep work efficient and consistent.
  • Inspected freezer and refrigerator daily to check and maintain proper temperatures.
  • Maintained high food quality standards by checking delivery contents to verify product quality and quantity.
  • Collaborated with vendors to source desired recipe ingredients while maintaining tight cost controls.
  • Aligned seasonal plans with ingredient availability and key area events for optimal promotions.
  • Inspected kitchens to observe food preparation quality and service, food appearance and cleanliness of production and service areas.
  • Prepared operational reports and analysis, monitored trends and made appropriate recommendations for success.
  • Prevented cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when cooking and plating meals for food allergy sufferers.
  • Developed recipes, portion specifications, and standard preparation procedures for all dishes.
  • Scheduled and received food and beverage deliveries, adhering to food cost and budget.
03/2017 to 07/2020 Housekeeper Aide Monarch Casino Black Hawk | Reno, NV,
  • Responded to cleaning emergencies on behalf of guests with speed, ease and confidentiality..
  • Restocked room supplies such as drinking glasses, soaps, shampoos, writing supplies and minibars.
  • Dusted and polished surfaces to achieve attractive shine.
  • Trained other staff members by physically demonstrating complex tasks.
  • Ordered and stocked supplies to avoid shortages and excess inventory.
  • Made beds quickly to maximize team efficiency.
  • Removed soiled sheets, washcloths and towels.
  • Met requests for guests for extra towels, ice buckets, pillows and blankets.
  • Participated in required and optional safety training events to gain innovative edge in industry and maintain highest quality of safety standards.
  • Adhered to hotel standards for cleanliness, appearance and service.
  • Completed required daily cleaning duties for assigned rooms while maintaining strong lines of communication with front desk staff regarding potential changes or challenges.
  • Maintained standard procedures for cleaning and developed new methods, to increase efficiency.
  • Inspected lobbies, rooms, halls and offices to determine levels of cleanliness.
  • Prepared rooms with top-notch standards every time.
  • Supplied clean linens and picked up and delivered soiled linens from residential areas to laundry.
  • Assisted housekeeping department with cleaning activities such as sweeping, mopping, dusting and polishing.
  • Replenished guest room toiletries such as soap, shampoo and paper products.
  • Inspected condition of all vacant rooms at beginning of shift.
  • Handled guest complaints about housekeeping services and referred problems to management.
03/2017 to 12/2017 Cook Catholic Health Initiative | Bardstown, KY,
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Planned promotional menu additions based on seasonal pricing and product availability.
  • Ordered and received products and supplies to stock kitchen areas.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Prepared 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, sanitation and safety.
  • Developed menus, pricing and special food offerings to increase revenue and customer satisfaction.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Planned lunch, dinner and bar menus, as well as special menus for in-house special events and catering.
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • 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.
  • Enhanced and maintained central standardized recipe and ingredient repository, including nutritional and cost information.
  • Recommended menu items for new dish development, holidays, special events and promotions.
Expected in 05/2001 High School Diploma | North Greene High School, 546 North Main Street. WhiteHall, Illinois 62092, GPA:

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