cook supervisor resume example with 7 years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

High-energy culinary professional bringing exceptional leadership and planning abilities. Dedicated to improving team performance and meeting high standards for taste and presentation. Results-oriented and hardworking with excellent multitasking skills and focused mentality.

  • Customer Service
  • Employee Scheduling
  • Garnishing and Plating
  • Safe Food Handling
  • Supervising Food Prep
  • Portion Control
  • Kitchen Management
  • Menu Planning
  • Food Preparation
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Team Leadership
  • Line Inspections
  • Staff Training
  • Alcoholic Beverage Service
  • Dining Area Cleaning Supervision
  • Cash Handling
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Kitchen Staff Supervision
  • Inventory Control
03/2022 to Current
Cook Supervisor State Of Montana Wibaux, MT,
  • Assisted with interviewing, hiring and training kitchen personnel.
  • Conducted frequent line checks to keep food at proper temperatures in holding zones.
  • Plated food according to restaurant artistic guidelines to promote attractive presentation.
  • Performed as head chef to maintain team productivity and restaurant quality.
  • Helped staff adhere to tough restaurant requirements through practical discipline and motivation.
  • Supervised kitchen food preparation in demanding, high-volume environments.
  • Liaised closely with kitchen and front-of-house personnel.
  • Oversaw kitchen employee scheduling to meet coverage needs and avoid wasted labor.
  • Assisted restaurant in meeting financial targets by achieving food quality objectives.
  • Directed staff in restaurant kitchen and field to maintain department objectives, standards, guidelines and budget.
  • Maximized customer satisfaction and team operations by executing command-based structure and staff performance oversight.
  • Created diverse cuisines for full restaurant, special event, catering and tasting menus.
  • Monitored food products, driving quality, freshness and integrity.
  • Established and maintained regular maintenance schedule, keeping kitchen tools and equipment in operable condition.
  • Improved performance of team members resulting in high-quality meals produced daily.
  • Assessed inventory levels and placed orders to replenish goods before supplies depleted.
  • Streamlined kitchen processes to shorten wait times and serve additional guests.
  • Trained kitchen workers on culinary techniques.
  • Explained goals and expectations required of trainees.
  • Supervised team of [Number] employees in [Type] establishment, maintaining positive and productive atmosphere to enhance employee experience.
  • Oversaw food preparation, production and presentation according to quality standards.
  • Consistently maintained high levels of cleanliness, organization, storage and sanitation of food and beverage products to ensure quality.
  • Monitored temperatures of prepared food and cold-storage areas.
  • Prepared workstations with ingredients and tools to increase efficiency.
  • Delegated work to staff, setting priorities and goals.
  • Communicated effectively with wait staff regarding patron food allergies and dietary restrictions.
  • Oversaw inventory and ordered ingredients to restock freezers, fridges and pantry.
  • Helped management stay on top of supply needs by sharing information about low or spoiled inventory.
  • Distributed food to service staff for prompt delivery to customers.
  • Observed food safety and sanitation protocols to reduce germ spread.
  • Prepared variety of foods according to exact instructions and recipe specifications.
  • Chopped and diced vegetables and fruits to stock fridge ahead of busy periods.
  • Trained front-of-house staff on restaurant policies and procedures, guest service techniques and communication skills to promote positive experiences.
  • Completed thorough opening, closing and shift change functions to maintain operational standards each day.
  • Coached staff on strategies to enhance performance and improve customer relations.
  • Promoted safe working conditions by monitoring safety procedures and equipment.
  • Used proper cleaning supplies and methods to disinfect counters where raw meat, poultry, fish and eggs had been prepared.
  • Cleaned and sanitized kitchen equipment, utensils and work stations.
  • Provided leadership, insight and mentoring to newly hired employees to supply knowledge of various company programs.
  • Created tasty dishes using popular recipes, delighting patrons and generating return business.
03/2022 to 03/2022
Hotel Housekeeper Haymax Hotels Ketchum, ID,
  • Wrote shift reports detailing housekeeping activities, room vacancies and timekeeping data.
  • Observed sanitation and exposure guidelines, maintaining internal protocols to minimize possibility of on-site infections.
  • Stored tools in assigned locations, maintaining clean, orderly storage and maintenance habits.
  • Used wheeled cart to carry linens, towels and cleaning supplies from room to room.
  • Swept, scrubbed and polished floors with mops and brooms.
  • Completed daily list of rooms to turnover between guests, consistently meeting deadlines and completing thorough work.
  • Cleaned and returned rooms to occupant-ready status to satisfaction of all clients.
  • Cleaned lobby, lounge and other public areas to maintain health standards and organized, tidy space.
  • Operated vacuum cleaners and shampooers to clean rugs, upholstered furniture and draperies.
  • Mixed water and detergents in containers to prepare chemical cleaning solutions.
  • Prepared rooms for meetings and arranged decorations, media equipment and furniture for social or business functions.
  • Checked inventory for required supplies and made lists for needed cleaning products.
  • Sanitized and cleaned sinks, mirrors, toilets and showers.
  • Reported damage or theft of hotel property to management.
09/2021 to 02/2022
Cook Town And Country Markets Seattle, WA,
  • Operated grills, fryers and broilers to cook items to quality guidelines.
  • 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.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Managed portion control using correct utensils during preparation and plating.
  • Trained, managed and guided kitchen staff to improve overall performance, service quality and productivity.
  • Carried pans and trays of food to and from work stations, stove and refrigerator.
  • Interacted with waitstaff regarding special orders for customers with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Retained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for soups, sauces and salads.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of rush periods.
  • Used standardized recipes and other instructions to prepare food.
  • Followed established procedures and requirements for safe food handling, storage and service.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients.
  • Wrapped, dated and labeled food items in storage for safety and freshness.
  • Coordinated orders to expedite food from kitchen according to cook time and delivery time.
12/2019 to 06/2020
Liquor Store Clerk Circle K Stores, Inc. Pelham, AL,
  • Minimized product loss with proper rotation and handling of bottles, cans and cases.
  • Answered questions from callers and in-store guests to offer information and promote products.
  • Cleaned and restocked aisles through shifts to maintain customer-ready store.
  • Kept till neat and accurate and secured large bills in safe to minimize losses from theft.
  • Took payment for purchases by cash, credit, debit and personal check and provided correct change.
  • Reviewed driver's licenses and other forms of ID to ensure proof-of-age, refusing sales to anyone under 21.
  • Complied with strict liquor sales laws to control store liability and protect minors from access to alcohol.
  • Maintained thorough and current knowledge of available brands and lines to give customers expert advice.
  • Inspired customers to try new items by educating on wines and store promotions.
  • Welcomed customers, offering assistance to help find store items.
  • Greeted customers promptly and responded to questions.
  • Maintained work area and kept cash drawer organized.
  • Processed customer payments quickly and returned exact change and receipts.
  • Counted and balanced cashier drawers.
  • Answered customers' questions and provided information on store procedures or policies.
  • Checked personal identifications during alcohol and tobacco sales.
  • Kept check-out areas clean, organized and well-stocked to maintain attractive store.
  • Remained aware of surroundings and secured cash to minimize loss potential.
  • Answered phone calls to assist customers with questions and orders.
  • Scanned items and checked pricing on cash register for accuracy.
  • Boosted customer satisfaction levels by going extra mile to personalize service for each customer.
11/2015 to 06/2018
Server Perkins Restaurants Peoria, IL,
  • Presented menus to patrons to answer questions about offered items and make suitable recommendations.
  • Cleaned tables and chairs to prepare dining area for next customers.
  • Checked with customers to determine satisfaction with meals, promptly taking action to correct problems.
  • Served food and beverages to patrons and immediately remedied issues with orders.
  • Communicated with hosts, bussers and kitchen staff to prepare for and serve customers.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks to optimize sales.
  • Addressed complaints to kitchen staff and served replacement items.
  • Completed cleaning duties by sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpet and tidying up server stations.
  • Displayed enthusiasm and knowledge about restaurant's menu and products.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials to increase profits.
  • Satisfied customers by topping off drinks and offering condiments, napkins and other items.
  • Trained new employees on restaurant procedures and plating techniques.
  • Enforced minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages by checking identification.
  • Maintained polite and professional demeanor to patrons to encourage inquiries and order placements.
  • Checked with guests to get feedback on food served, resolve issues, bring additional items and refill beverages.
  • Trained new employees to perform duties.
  • Stocked service areas with supplies during slow periods.
  • Filled condiments and napkin containers during slack periods.
  • Collected dirty dishes and glasses from tables or counters, preparing areas for next diners.
  • Explained menu items, describing ingredients and cooking methods upon request.
  • Served food and beverages to patrons and confirmed complete orders.
  • Set up tables in between patrons to reduce wait times.
02/2015 to 02/2016
Caregiver Presbyterian Homes & Services Plymouth, MN,
  • Supported bathing, dressing and personal care needs.
  • Reported concerns to nurse supervisor to promote optimal care.
  • Assisted with meal planning to meet nutritional plans.
  • Drove clients to shop for groceries, attend doctor appointments and run errands.
  • Observed patients for changes in physical, emotional, mental or behavioral condition and injuries.
  • Followed safe lifting and transferring techniques to transport residents.
  • Followed care plan and directions to administer medications.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment for client happiness and safety.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding to prevent infection.
  • Contributed to case reviews of client status and progress.
  • Helped clients get in and out of beds and wheelchairs.
  • Assisted clients with maintaining good personal hygiene.
  • Drove clients to doctors' appointments and social outings.
  • Planned and prepared healthy meals and snacks for clients and provided assistance with eating when necessary.
  • Partnered with registered nurses and physiotherapists to provide care to patients.
01/2013 to 01/2015
Subway SUBWAY®Restaurants City, STATE,
  • Assisted upper management with daily operations to meet standards of service and quality.
  • Reinforced rules to promote superior employee performance.
  • Completed opening and closing duties to facilitate business operations.
  • Taught staff upselling techniques to meet revenue targets.
  • Monitored security and enforced loss prevention strategies during shift.
  • Resolved customer complaints and reported issues to senior management.
  • Coordinated shift workers for inventory receiving, auditing and restocking.
  • Managed daily workflow and scheduled staff for adequate coverage.
  • Complied with company safety procedures, policies and regulations to promote safe working environment.
  • Coached team members to increase productivity and reduce workplace accidents.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2013 to to
High School Diploma:
Tempe High School - Tempe, AZ

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  • Tempe High School

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  • Cook Supervisor
  • Hotel Housekeeper
  • Cook
  • Liquor Store Clerk
  • Server
  • Caregiver
  • Subway


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