cooks assistant resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Competent Professional Cook bringing more than 40 years of food service and progressive leadership experience. Maintain budget controls and coverage needs to achieve business targets and provide high-quality support. Build relationships with patrons and employees by applying basic skills. Meticulous Cook's Assistant with 40 years of experience in various kitchens. Expert in maintaining kitchen efficiency with extensive knowledge of food preparation and kitchen sanitization protocols. Proven history of decreasing costs through effective menu planning and maintaining speedy service.

  • Merchandising expertise
  • Performance improvement
  • Shelving of products
  • Cleaning procedures
  • Product restocking
  • Safety processes and procedures
  • Storage organization
  • Heavy lifting
  • Stocking
  • Motivated team player
  • Customer-oriented
  • Technical aptitude
  • Computer literate
Work History
12/2009 to 03/2020
Cook's Assistant Nhc Murfreesboro Murfreesboro, TN,
  • Prevented cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when cooking and plating meals for food allergy sufferers
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines
  • Worked on salads, desserts and meat preparation for [Job title] to increase kitchen speed
  • Met production requirements for all aspects of banquet and outlet desserts and breakfast pastries
  • Inspected preparation and storage equipment regularly to assess and maintain performance for cost-effective, safe operations
  • Increased kitchen efficiency by cleaning [Job title]'s work area regularly.Buffet
  • Maintained efficiency and flow of [Type] kitchen by helping [Job title] complete [Type] tasks
  • Set and enforced performance and service standards to keep consistent, high-quality environment devoted to customer satisfaction
  • Limited portion sizes and used garnishes to control food costs
  • Adapted menus to changing seasons and supply inventories to decrease food waste
06/2007 to 05/2009
Stock /Inventory Specialist Helmerich & Payne Waterproof, LA,
  • Conferred with managers, sales teams and engineering personnel to revise plans and achieve demanding targets
  • Addressed internal supply problems head-on and developed creative solutions to prevent delays and missed targets
  • Surmounted [Type] obstacles by directly collaborating with vendor representatives and proactively adjusting strategies.Vendor
  • Collected, analyzed and modeled sales trends and customer preferences data to inform inventory development decisions
  • Verified contents of inventory loads against shipping papers
  • Ensured that all projects were delivered under-budget and on-time
  • Requisitioned materials to restock inventory and obtain goods for [Product or Service] production.Assembly Warehouse
  • Picked up, delivered and returned over [Number] parcels daily.14
05/2005 to 04/2007
Warehouseman Champion Vinyl & Masonry City, STATE,
  • Prepared pallets of boxes for easy transportation between customer and storage locations
  • Loaded, unloaded and sorted cargo as part of accurate and efficient shipments
  • Coordinated daily work strategies, following oral and written instructions to properly move and ship products
  • Prevented load shifting or damage by using bracing and strapping techniques
  • Kept storage areas organized, clean and secure to fully protect company assets
  • Moved and lifted heavy loads of merchandise using forklift equipment
  • Kept warehouse clean and organized to maximize team efficiency and productivity
  • Removed debris and hazardous materials from warehouse area to avoid contaminating work area and storage areas
  • Safely transported Vinyl and hardware items using lifting equipment avoiding accidents and mishaps
  • Listened closely during team meetings to gain complete understanding of duties required for each shift, completing priority tasks first
  • Alternated goods in inventory by observing first-in/first-out approach to keep shelves organized and properly stocked
  • Recorded information, shortages and discrepancies to keep records current and accurate
  • Assisted Design Supervisor with assignments during busy periods, developing new skills in design and fabrication while boosting warehouse efficiency
  • Navigated straightest route to reduce mileage on company trucks and speed up delivery
  • Operated moving truck safely to deliver items to destination without nicks or scratches
  • Emptied aisles of debris, cleaned floors and rearranged inventory to provide tidy and obstacle-free warehouse floor
  • Drove vehicles to deliver products and picked-up rejected or defective materials for return
  • Documented warehouse stock each daily and reported inventory totals to Supervisor
  • Fastened documentation, including receipts, packing slips and bill of lading, to shipments leaving facility
  • Kept all documentation and records accurate and up-to-date with latest data to prevent errors in processing or delivery
  • Evaluated supplies and product inventory to check for quality and quantity issues and returned unacceptable materials to vendors to obtain replacements or refunds
  • Monitored and ordered warehouse supplies, including Products, Hardware and Toolage
  • Informed purchasing team of missing or damaged items immediately when unloading and receiving
  • Verified quantity and description of materials received by checking merchandise against packing list
  • Strapped items down over protective padding to secure throughout transportation
  • Inspected ingoing and outgoing shipments to verify accuracy and prevent errors
  • Surrounded items in cling film, padded blankets and tape to protect from damage
  • Alerted supervisors and coworkers of hazards and other issues for quick resolutions
  • Handled daily customer service aspects, including maintaining positive and ongoing relationships with external customers and freight partners
  • Offered expertise in inventory management and current stock levels to internal teams and customers to facilitate accuracy and product availability
  • Shipped material and performed boxing, packing, labeling and preparation of any related documents
  • Assembled and filled more than 9 shipments per day and prepared all shipping documentation
Expected in 01/1974
High School Diploma:
Antelope Valley High School - Lancaster, CA
  • Majored in Science, Art, math, Music, Administration
Expected in 11/2002
Community College of Southern Nevada - Las Vegas, NV,
Expected in 05/2011
Culinary Training Academy - Las Vegas, NV,
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School Attended

  • Antelope Valley High School
  • Community College of Southern Nevada
  • Culinary Training Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook's Assistant
  • Stock /Inventory Specialist
  • Warehouseman


  • High School Diploma
  • GED
  • GED

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