cooking school assistant resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Dynamic, award winning professional with a diverse background in sales, marketing, client relations and customer service. Exceptional ability to work with the community to assist them in difficult times, educate them, refer them for services, resolve their concerns products and/or services provided.

Core Strengths
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Sharp problem solver
  • Top Sales performer
  • Persuasive communication expertise
  • Customer service expert
  • Computer proficiency
  • Multi-task management

Sales - Consistently generated additional revenue through skilled sales techniques, within the top 5 for sales in district and company

Customer Service - Researched, calmed and rapidly resolved client conflicts to prevent loss of key accounts as well as obtaining new accounts

Product Sales - Cross-sold services, upgrading customers, product packages, special orders, credit, delivery and installed sales

Multi-tasking - Processed orders with two computers at once to maximize customer flow during special sale events

Awards - “Customer Focused Outstanding Service” received 4 in 2 years.

Work Experience
08/2014 to Current Cooking School Assistant Belmont Village | Albany, CA,
  • Assist in all FOH and BOH operations at busy cooking school/catering company.
  • Effectively assisted staff in producing food for banquets, catered events and cooking school classes.
  • Implemented and supported company initiatives and programs.
  • Consistently kept a clean and safe environment by adhering to all federal, state and local sanitation and safety requirements.
08/2012 to 04/2013 Property Manager/Leasing Agent Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Florida Network Realty - Fl | Atlantic Beach, FL,
  • Managed overall tenant relations, including promoting tenant satisfaction and streamlining services.
  • Maintained tenant relations with regular tenant visits and phone calls.Conducted annual re-examination appointments and housekeeping inspections.
  • Updated tenant and unit information to keep current in housing database.
  • Created and updated marketing materials for department programs and properties.
  • Fully abstracted all leases and entered all pertinent information into the property management system.
  • Conducted apartment tours for potential tenants and answered any questions.
11/2008 to 03/2011 Sales Specialist Bakersfield Pipe & Supply | Fellows, CA,
  • Provided superior customer service, SOS sales, installs, merchandising, inventory replenishment, order management as well as always providing a total solution for customer's projects.
  • Developed and implemented though out 4 stores a reference jiffy pole guide for all SOS vendors and inventory replenishment numbers as well as reworked estimate worksheet for ease of use.
  • Met and exceeded credit applications target numbers for the department monthly.
  • Received 4 Customer Focused Outstanding Service Awards from President of Lowe's Canada being the first and only employee to date to receive 4.
  • Monthly sales numbers consistently within top 5 of district and company.
  • Successfully completed Entry Management Training Program.
05/2004 to 02/2009 Real Estate Sales Professional Bios Corporation | Antioch, TN,
  • Counseled customers on market current status for residential and land markets.
  • Wrote contract documents, purchase agreements and closing statements.
  • Generated lists of properties that were compatible with buyers' needs and financial resources.
04/2008 to 11/2008 Lead Furniture Sales Consultant Bakersfield Pipe & Supply | Midland, TX,
  • Increased sales and maintained merchandising standards in the furniture department as well as neighboring departments.
  • Exceeded budget targets, inventory control and replenishment, insured up to date planograms and promotional aisle displays, always providing a total solution for customers needs.
  • Controlled department expenses by overseeing transfers and deliveries and maintaining the defective products and parts storage area.
  • Exceeded budget target by 20% in first 4 months as consultant.
2004 to 2007 Outside Sales Representative Bios Corporation | Beggs, OK,
  • Developed (cold calling), maintained (inventory control) and serviced key client accounts with a focus on office products sales including office furniture design and sales.
04/1998 to 03/2006 Manager Debra Delaurier Investments, DDI | City, STATE,
  • Management responsibility for DDI's New York's Steak, Seafood & Pasta Co and Parmesano's Restaurant including standard operating procedures, training modules for employees and point of sale programming strategies.
  • Promoted meeting/party room rentals, arrange for A/V equipment, menu choices, bar service, seating plans, decorated and oversaw events.
2001 to 2004 Outside Sales Representative Russell Office Supply | City, STATE,
  • Researched new clients needs and obtained the companies largest client ever.
  • Developed (cold calling), maintained (inventory control) and serviced key client accounts with a focus on office products, office furnishings and design.
  • Created floor plans, designed new office furniture according to customers needs, ordered direct from supplier, oversaw and coordinated installation of new furniture.
1996 to 1998 Manager Lilly Kazzilly's Crabshack & Grill | City, STATE,
  • Ensuring that standard operating procedures were fulfilled, training of front of house employees and point of sale programming strategies.
  • Promoted meeting/party room rentals, furniture arrangement, menu choices, bar service, seating plans, decorate, oversee event staff.
Educational Background
Expected in to to BA | Education University of Windsor, Windsor, ON GPA:
Expected in to to Residential Real Estate Professional | Ontario Real Estate Association, Toronto, ON GPA:

Cash handling, superior client/ customer service, inventory control, marketing, merchandising, Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher, Outlook, Word), POS and AS400 systems, order management, trouble shooting, professional and friendly.

Professional Affiliations

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Windsor
  • Ontario Real Estate Association

Job Titles Held:

  • Cooking School Assistant
  • Property Manager/Leasing Agent
  • Sales Specialist
  • Real Estate Sales Professional
  • Lead Furniture Sales Consultant
  • Outside Sales Representative
  • Manager
  • Outside Sales Representative
  • Manager


  • BA
  • Residential Real Estate Professional

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