cook3 resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Reliable Cook's Assistant dedicated to excellence and fast kitchen work. Take on tasks without supervision and stand in for various job titles efficiently. Expert in kitchen food preparation and decreasing kitchen spending. Detail-oriented Cook's Assistant with 20 years of production kitchen experience. Skilled at filling in gaps to maintain kitchen efficiency with training in various food preparation and policy and protocols. Known for working quickly and decreasing costs through effective meal planning. Enthusiastic and eager to manage food and related costs, procedures, quality and back of house labor and budgets. Reliable, hardworking and driven to provide guests with top-quality food. Works with manager to develop cost-effective specials and menu changes to achieve maximum sales.

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Cook3, 02/2022 - Current
Mcguire Group Health Care Facilities Williamsville, NY,
  • Prepared food for service based on daily specials and chef's needs.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for soups, sauces and salads.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Maximized kitchen speed and efficiency by preparing salads, desserts and meats for all meals and or events.
  • Kept detailed records of food and supply inventory, ordering more or alerting chefs of deficiencies.
  • Safely operated kitchen equipment including industrial size mixers and blenders tools.
  • Operated industrial mixers and other food processing machinery to support kitchen operations.
  • Decreased food waste by adapting menus to changing seasons and supply availability.
  • Stood in for management and chef to maintain efficient flow of production kitchen.
  • Worked closely with supervisor to design dynamic and seasonal menus.
  • Collaborated closely with management to participate in staff meetings and resolve service, product and personnel issues.
  • Restocked cupboards, refrigerators and service stations with new food items or supplies.
  • Helped management stay on top of supply needs by sharing information about low or spoiled inventory.
  • Cleaned and sanitized kitchen equipment, utensils and work stations.
  • Prepared variety of foods according to exact instructions and recipe specifications.
  • Finished orders with cutlery, napkins and condiments.
  • Prepared workstations with ingredients and tools to increase efficiency.
  • Monitored temperatures of prepared food and cold-storage areas.
  • Distributed food to service staff for prompt delivery to customers.
  • Checked inventory levels and recorded supply usage on log sheets or in company software.
  • Observed food safety and sanitation protocols to reduce germ spread.
Dietary Supervisor , 11/2005 - 01/2022
Oakmont Management Group Santa Clarita, CA,
  • Trained, disciplined and motivated staff to give all residents and guests top-notch service.
  • Checked with residents to ask about food quality, satisfaction and personal likes or dislikes.
  • Evaluated food production to check whether food was being made, portioned and handled correctly.
  • Worked with dietitians to set menus meeting overall patient needs, as well as implement specific dietary plans for individual patients.
  • Coordinated food inventory and maintained costs within budget guidelines.
  • Educated new employees on proper facility procedures and policies, following all policies.
  • Fulfilled multiple duties by processing transactions, maintaining cleanliness and providing high levels of customer service.
  • Instructed and administered facility menu and policy exam to new employees.
  • Completed multiple duties by handling minor transactions, maintaining cleanliness and displaying exceptional customer service.
  • Complied with company protocols by maintaining sales floor and back stock inventory levels.
  • Established healthful and therapeutic meal plans and menus for individuals with health conditions.
  • Oversaw food preparation, production and presentation according to quality standards.
  • Supervised team of 6-10 employees in production establishment, maintaining positive and productive atmosphere to enhance employee experience.
  • Coached kitchen team members and motivated performance in order to achieve demanding objectives in high-volume kitchen settings.
  • Maintained optimal inventory levels and kept food costs in line with budget limitations.
  • Checked building areas to verify working order and cleanliness.
  • Planned and managed menus for weekly offerings and special events.
  • Collaborated with manager to educate 10-12 employees on menu and procedural changes.
  • Designed long-term schedules for daily shifts and 10 employees .
  • Decreased waste by 40% through effectively training employees, introducing waste management programs and effectively managing employee mistakes.
Medication Technician, 03/2006 - 06/2009
Capital Vacations Lawrenceville, GA,
  • Obtained, recorded and reported patient vital signs for medication administration.
  • Safely and accurately prepared all medications and sterilized products by using proper techniques, calculations and standards of precautions.
  • Prepared [Number] various medications per shift to distribute to patient orally, topically or through inhalation.
  • Documented patient intake and dietary requirements and aided with feeding and monitoring.
  • Prevented spread of infection by consistent hand washing, universal precautions and special isolation procedures.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Looked for physical, emotional and symptomatic changes in patient condition and obtained necessary care for medical concerns.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing and exercising.
  • Monitored expiration of medications and medical supplies through daily observation.
  • Liaised with nursing staff to prepare and administer prescribed medications to patients.
  • Performed wellness observations, documenting side effects for clinical follow-up.
  • Leveraged medication expertise to accurately enter medications and supplies into computer system.
  • Received multiple deliveries from pharmacy per week and check deliveries against orders.
  • Maintained documentation of all repackaged medications using proper log in sheets.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to support basic needs.
  • Helped clients stay happy and healthy by providing mental and emotional support.
  • Helped transition patient between bed, wheelchair and automobile to provide safe mobility support.
  • Ran errands for clients and drove to appointments to maintain wellness and support daily living needs.
  • Greeted patients and families with enthusiastic, compassionate attitude to establish long-term professional relationships.
  • Maintained medication stock and cleaned patient rooms and equipment.
  • Assessed patient needs in response to medications.
  • Observed patient vital signs and medication reactions and reported health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Planned optimal meals based on established nutritional plans.
  • Organized and administered medications on schedules to alleviate symptoms and improve quality of life.
  • Administered scheduled drugs, including insulin and oral medication under direct supervision of licensed nurse.
  • Monitored client behaviors and emotional states, reporting concerns to case manager and documenting information in files.
  • Recorded vital signs and medical history for 4-10 patients each shift.
  • Interacted with patients through games and fun activities to boost mood and improve overall memory.
  • Prepared high-quality nutritious meals for patients to promote better overall health and improve eating habits.
  • Monitored medications for patients with various conditions and kept watchful eye for side effects.
  • Monitored and tracked medication of patients and maintained medical equipment.
  • Assisted patients with personal care to alleviate burden on family members.
  • Operated medical equipment to diagnose and treat conditions.
Security Officer, 06/2000 - 05/2005
Solidarity Security City, STATE,
  • Guarded restricted areas to prevent unauthorized entry.
  • Followed established security and safety procedures and posted orders to include enforcement of company rules, policies and regulations.
  • Secured personnel and premises by inspecting buildings and patrolling property.
  • Documented security-related situations and submitted in-depth reports to superiors.
  • Enforced security regulations and escorted non-compliant individuals to private areas for processing.
  • Checked footage and live feeds from surveillance cameras for trespassers and criminal activity.
  • Warned persons of rule infractions or violations and evicted violators from premises.
  • Inspected parking lot to verify parking permits and ticketed or towed unauthorized vehicles.
  • Monitored premises and recorded activity in daily officer reports.
  • Searched individuals and baggage for weapons and other prohibited items.
  • Verified photo IDs and tickets to allow guests passage.
  • Assessed fire detectors and alarm systems to prevent and address issues.
  • Addressed problems quickly and reported clear information while working under minimal supervision.
  • Observed patrons and customers to quickly address security situations.
  • Responded to accidents and administered first aid to individuals.
  • Warned violators of rule infractions and expelled people continuously engaging in suspicious or criminal acts.
  • Completed incident reports to record security or loss prevention incidents.
  • Surveyed property to prevent and identify vandalism or disarmed alarm systems.
  • Sounded alarms and called police or fire department in cases of fire or presence of unauthorized persons.
  • Reported safety hazards for remediation response.
Education and Training
GED: , Expected in 06/1997
Fair Chance GED Program - 1220 Orleans Streety,
Status -
  • Completed coursework in reading, history and science,Math

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  • Fair Chance GED Program

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