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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary

I am working for 20 years and of kitchen

Enthusiastic [Job Title] eager to develop high-quality menus for new and established restaurants. Reliable, hardworking and driven to provide guests with top-quality food.

Prompt [Job Title] cultivates fast-paced environment by efficiently and systematically assembling meals. Dynamic individual develops meals briskly and accurately while working stand-alone or within team settings.

Detail-oriented Cook's Assistant with [Number] years of [Type] kitchen experience. Skilled at filling in gaps to maintain kitchen efficiency with training in [Type] food preparation and [Type] protocols. Known for working quickly and decreasing costs through effective meal planning.

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 [Type] food preparation and decreasing kitchen spending.

Capable [Job Title] offering over [Number] years of experience in foodservice and team management. Expert at maintaining cost controls and determining optimal coverage to meet business needs without sacrificing quality. Talented at building relationships with community members, clients and staff.

[Job Title] offering background operating and tending equipment to produce delicious food with quality results. Talented at accurately completing daily duties such as [Task] and [Task]. Expert at maintaining safe and sparkling clean work areas.

Results-oriented [Job Title] with [Number] years of experience controlling and monitoring [Product or Service] product flow. Committed team player with skills in [Skill]. Dedicated to communicating with supervisors regarding food safety and quality concerns to resolve properly.

Talented [Job Title] and team leader offering [Number] years of success in [Type] environments. Strategic thinker with [Area of expertise] proficiency. Offers proven ability to build effective teams and [Task]. Committed to identifying and leveraging opportunities for growth. Certified in [Area of certification].

Ambitious student pursuing [Area of study] degree eager to contribute developed knowledge in [Job Title] role. Skilled in [Skill] and [Skill] in [Type] settings. Adaptable and driven with strong work ethic and ability to thrive in team-based or individually motivated settings.

Driver, Warehouse Orders seasoned in transporting freight, stock and materials for delivery. Effectively facilitates safety protocols and physical handling techniques to maintain safe working conditions. Possesses excellent time management, safety oversight and [Skill] skills to maintain freight quality and integrity.

Enthusiastic individual with superior skills in working in both team-based and independent capacities. Bringing strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills to any setting. Excited to begin new challenge with successful team.

[Job Title] with talent for [Task] and [Task]. Strong knowledge of [Area of expertise] and [Area of expertise]. Communicative and team-oriented with proficiency in [Software]. Proven history of fostering [Action] to meet team, individual and management objectives.

Results-focused [Industry] professional with strength in [Skill], [Task] and [Task]. Proactive leader with strengths in communication and collaboration. Proficient in leveraging [Area of expertise] and [Area of expertise] knowledge to promote [Result]. Adept at managing concurrent objectives to promote efficiency and influence positive outcomes.

Detail-oriented Environmental Service Aide with extensive understanding of sanitation and infection control techniques. Self-sufficient and enthusiastic individual working quickly and effectively with little to no supervision. Used proper cleaning techniques, checked rooms for fire hazards and observed all housekeeping policies.

Organized Sales Administrative Assistant offering excellent planning, problem-solving and communication skills. Supporting high-performance sales teams in identifying customer needs and delivering solutions. Strong verbal and written communication skills to document sales activities.

Hardworking and reliable [Job Title] with strong ability in [Task] and [Task]. Offering [Soft skill], [Soft skill] and [Soft skill]. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

[Job Title] with demonstrated command of [Area of expertise]. [Type] expert with developed aptitude for [Action] and [Action]. Multilingual and fluent in [Language] and [Language], offering solid comprehension of cultural diversity.

[Area of study] student seeking internship in [Area of expertise] to gain hands-on experience. Strong technical proficiency with work history in [Area of expertise]. In-depth knowledge of [Software] coupled with [Task] and [Task] abilities. Proven history of [Soft skill] and [Soft skill].

[Type] executive offering [Area of expertise] expertise gained through [Number] years of [Industry] successful contributions. Motivating leader with history of building and managing [Type] teams. Proficient at identifying [Type] issues and integrating [Type] solutions to achieve [Result]. Strong relationship builder works well with stakeholders and corporate teams.

Friendly School Secretary offering proven success delivering administrative support to school leaders. Reputation for positive attitude, determined work ethic and sound judgment. Adaptable to anticipate issues and proactively solve problems.

Motivated to apply education and [Type] abilities to enhance [Type] operations. Eager to learn new skills and advance knowledge with hands-on experience. Proficient in [Software] and [Software] with advanced interpersonal abilities.

Skills
  • Food assembly
  • Safe food handling
  • Quality control
  • Plating and presentation
  • Operational improvement
Education and Training
Mexico Mexico, NM Expected in 07/1996 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
Encompass Health Corp. - Cooking Assistant
Cape Coral, FL, 02/2016 - Current
  • Maximized kitchen speed and efficiency by preparing salads, desserts and meats for [Job title].
  • Stood in for [Job title] and [Job title] to maintain efficient flow of [Type] kitchen.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Kept detailed records of food and supply inventory, ordering more or alerting chefs of deficiencies.
  • Assisted head chef by preparing [Type] cooking ingredients for over [Number] nightly dishes.
  • Decreased food waste by adapting menus to changing seasons and supply availability.
  • Collaborated closely with food and beverage leadership to conduct staff meetings and resolve service, product and personnel issues.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
  • Cleaned [Job title] work area to maximize kitchen efficiency and cleanliness.
  • Adjusted seasonal plans to source local ingredients and aligned special dishes with area events.
  • Avoided cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when preparing meals for individuals with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Controlled portion sizes and garnishing for optimal cost controls.
  • Worked closely with [Job title] to design dynamic and seasonal menus.
  • Sought out and implemented methods to improve service and team performance to boost business sustainability.
  • Prepared food for service based on daily specials and chef's needs.
  • Safely operated kitchen equipment including industrial size mixers and [Type] tools.
  • Kept food storage and preparation equipment in good working order to maximize safety and cost-efficiency of operations.
  • Operated pallet jack and forklifts to transport food products and goods within facility.
  • Started and monitored conveyors, pumps and other machinery used to produce [Product or Service].
  • Assisted with cooking tasks, including reducing sauces and [Task].
  • Documented cooking cycle counts and ingredient lot numbers.
  • Read and interpreted production orders to determine job requirements.
  • Prepared ingredients following batch card, confirming item codes, lot numbers, weight and other information.
  • Adjusted controls to manage temperature and other variables to meet required standards.
  • Selected, washed and chopped ingredients such as [Type].
  • Created salads and simple entrees such as [Type].
  • Fed raw materials into equipment and cooked based on instructions.
  • Placed trays under machine to collect [Product or Service] from equipment.
  • Collected and examined product samples to test and assess quality, consistency, appearance and other factors.
  • Removed cooked products and packed in containers.
  • Entered information such as temperature into control panel touch screen.
  • Recorded processing steps, gauge readings, cooking time and results from test batches.
  • Stacked trays filled with product and transferred to drying area.
  • Supported machine setup and changeover for production runs.
  • Organized, sanitized and maintained equipment and utensils.
  • Responded to malfunction alarms, shut down equipment and performed troubleshooting to identify causes of minor issues and resolve.
  • Inspected and assessed quality of finished products.
Encompass Health Corp. - Cook
Cheyenne, WY, 07/2013 - 07/2016
  • Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with kitchen team to maximize efficiency.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues or customer requests, including allergen concerns.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Weighed, measured and mixed ingredients, following recipes to produce quality dishes.
  • Maximized efficiency of kitchen operation by overseeing daily product inventory, purchasing and receiving.
  • Operated all kitchen equipment safely to avoid injuries.
  • Placed frequently used food such as [Type] and [Type] in proper storage containers and placed perishable items in refrigerator.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
  • Prepared and plated [Number]+ dishes per shift for busy $[Amount] annual revenue restaurant.
  • Created approximately [Number] orders simultaneously during busy periods.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Collaborated closely with food and beverage leadership to conduct staff meetings and resolve service, product and personnel issues.
  • Decorated cakes, cupcakes, tarts and pastries and skillfully handled special order items.
  • Prepared bakery and specialty products such as bagels, breads and pastries.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients to use oldest products first.
  • Frosted and decorated cakes, cupcakes, doughnuts, sweet rolls, pastries and cookies.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to minimize salmonella and other foodborne illnesses.
  • Developed new recipes based on knowledge of consumer tastes, ideal nutritional needs and budgetary considerations.
  • Garnished and arranged dishes into creative presentations to delight patrons.
  • Communicated with wait staff regarding customer requests, dietary concerns and allergy questions.
  • Emphasized food quality and specialized baking techniques to set items apart from competitor offerings.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Coordinated average of [Number] to [Number] daily food orders, organizing timely deliveries to each table.
  • Performed work station prep, including [Task] and [Task] prior to shift start.
  • Developed processes to accurately track food costs more efficiently, resulting in savings of $[Amount] per month in food cost savings.
  • Mixed, weighed and proofed ingredients to match exact recipe formula.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Instructed [Job title]s in preparation of garnishes, dressings and side dishes.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of busy periods, including dinner rush.
  • Sourced vendors and negotiated agreements to cut supply costs without affecting quality.
  • Estimated staffing needs and adjusted hourly schedules to match demand patterns, budget and local labor laws.
  • Operated all bakery equipment, including ovens, proofers, fryers, sheeters, rounders, scales and mixers.
  • Precooked garnishes such as bacon pieces for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Developed strategies to enhance catering and retail foodservice revenue and productivity goals.
  • Created exceptional menu items executed with precision to regularly garner diner praise.
  • Trained, managed and guided kitchen staff to improve overall performance, service quality and productivity.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times at lunch and dinner rush.
  • Prepared more than [Number] dishes per day in fast-paced [Type] environment while maintaining high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Interacted effectively with wait staff regarding special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
Old School - Cook
City, STATE, 07/2009 - 07/2011
  • 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.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Weighed, measured and mixed ingredients, following recipes to produce quality dishes.
  • Maximized efficiency of kitchen operation by overseeing daily product inventory, purchasing and receiving.
  • Placed frequently used food such as [Type] and [Type] in proper storage containers and placed perishable items in refrigerator.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
  • Collaborated closely with food and beverage leadership to conduct staff meetings and resolve service, product and personnel issues.
  • Decorated cakes, cupcakes, tarts and pastries and skillfully handled special order items.
  • Prepared bakery and specialty products such as bagels, breads and pastries.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients to use oldest products first.
  • Frosted and decorated cakes, cupcakes, doughnuts, sweet rolls, pastries and cookies.
  • Performed work station prep, including [Task] and [Task] prior to shift start.
  • Interacted effectively with wait staff regarding special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Prepared more than [Number] dishes per day in fast-paced [Type] environment while maintaining high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times at lunch and dinner rush.

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School Attended
  • Mexico
Job Titles Held:
  • Cooking Assistant
  • Cook
  • Cook
Degrees
  • High School Diploma

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