Cooking Assistant Resume Example

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

Experienced Nutrition Assistant with 3 years of experience serving healthy meals in restaurant settings. Talented at menu planning, organizing and food preparation skills. Flexible and dependable when working with others and open to building new skills.

  • Resolved product issue through consumer testing.
  • Team Player
  • Task-oriented
  • Effective communication
  • Stock rotation
  • Cleanliness and sanitation
  • Ingredient station set up
  • Food processing
  • Stocking and replenishing
  • Menu memorization
  • Food spoilage prevention
  • Kitchen organization
  • Food inspection
  • Teamwork
  • Compassion
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Food Preparation
  • Recordkeeping
  • Meal Preparation
  • Food Safety
  • Serving Food
  • Food plating and presentation
Work History
Cooking Assistant, 11/2020 to Current
Help UsaLas Vegas, NV,
  • Monitored and documented time and temperature of food and appliances to minimize waste.
  • Chopped vegetables, butchered meats and whisked sauces to prep food for service.
  • Performed various sanitation methods to maintain safe, secure and clean kitchen.
  • Limited portion sizes and used garnishes to control food costs.
  • Adapted menus to changing seasons and supply inventories to decrease food waste.
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Inspected preparation and storage equipment regularly to assess and maintain performance for cost-effective, safe operations.
  • Prevented cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when cooking and plating meals for food allergy sufferers.
  • Rotated stock and conducted inventory of food items and supplies to determine purchase needs.
  • Adhered to proper procedure in loading and transporting food to prevent spillage and meal delivery delay.
Team Leader, 08/2020 to 11/2020
Hollister IncorporatedLibertyville, IL,
  • Worked with chemicals such as detergent, rinse agents and sanitizers to protect customer health.
  • Boosted team efficiency by keeping kitchen areas organized, clean and properly sanitized.
  • Oversaw incoming deliveries, including unboxing supplies, shelving stock and rotating items.
  • Scraped, washed and efficiently restacked dishware, utensils and glassware to keep kitchen ready for customer demands.
  • Stepped into additional roles during busy times to boost coverage of important stations.
  • Troubleshot equipment malfunctions and completed minor repairs to keep equipment functioning.
  • Completed extra cleaning work on garbage cans, racks, dry storage areas and other fixtures to keep kitchen spotless.
  • Assisted with kitchen prep work to help operations run smoothly and meet customer needs.
  • Helped team meet expected demands by restocking work areas throughout restaurant such as server stations, salad bars and supply cupboards.
  • Increased machine efficiency by scraping and pre-washing dishes.
Team Leader, 01/2016 to 06/2020
Everybody FitnessCity, STATE,
  • Assisted students with homework using curriculum and materials provided by program.
  • Aided students with planning and preparation for class projects.
  • Taught study skills and other methods for test preparation.
  • Contacted teachers regarding course outlines and assignment schedules.
  • Guided students in [Area of study] by reviewing students' textbooks and materials.
  • Identified areas of educational opportunity and developed educational plan with activities to promote comprehension.
  • Developed enrichment materials resource files for use in tutorial sessions.
  • Determined concepts needing priority focus of tutorial sessions by reviewing and assessing student work, notes and discussions.
  • Identified students with math anxiety disorders and other learning challenges and referred to appropriate professionals for further help.
  • Offered complete instructional support for students unable to attend regular classes.
  • Reviewed computer science class material with students to support discovery of correct answers to problems.
  • Used time management and efficient cleaning methods to meet deadlines.
  • Adhered to safety protocols, resulting in zero complaints, hazards or lost-time accidents.
  • Emptied trashcans and transported waste to collection areas.
  • Ordered and stocked cleaning supplies based on current workload and upcoming jobs.
  • Completed routine floor maintenance, including stripping, sealing and finishing.
  • Provided guests with above-and-beyond service, including making outside venue reservations and setting up tours.
  • Promptly answered multi-line phone system and greeted callers enthusiastically.
Associate of Science: Culinary, Expected in 05/2022
Moberly Area Community College - Moberly, MO
Associate of Science: Hospitality, Expected in 08/2020
Sinclair Community College - Dayton, OH,
  • SERV Safe 2020 Jan
Soccer, Basketball, Coding, Arts & crafts, Engineering.

In my free time I go to the local recreational center to shoot hoops, workout, as well as playing pickup games with some buddies

I love Culinary,I spend my time learning about more effective ways on how to apply certain culinary techniques upon cooking/baking.

I also love to experiment with different recipes, and see if I can alter a few ingredients, to wither make the culinary item more cost-effective/taste better.

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School Attended
  • Moberly Area Community College
  • Sinclair Community College
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  • Team Leader
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  • Associate of Science
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