cooks assistant resume example with 3+ years of experience

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

Responsible Animal Caretaker skilled in bathing, grooming and general animal welfare management. Promotes good health with fun, safe and clean environments. Dependably carries out instructions and stays current on schedules. Reliable and punctual Animal Care team member with proven skills cleaning animal areas, coordinating inventory and managing animal needs with care and compassion. Highly organized and hardworking with good communication and multitasking abilities. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. Friendly and outgoing Pet Sitter devoted to keeping animal environments safe, secure and clean. Background includes working in residential, business and agricultural environments to handle different animal needs. Smoothly coordinate food, medication and housekeeping schedules to maintain optimal animal health and pet owner peace of mind. Enterprising Denny's successful in leading every facet of new and ongoing business operations. Strategic thinker and tactical decision-maker with passion for serving customers and exceeding expectations. Creative problem solver skilled at de-escalating situations and driving positive change. Skilled Denny's Breakfast Chef with 4 years of culinary experience. Strong leadership and team-building capabilities. Recognized for patience to respect cuisine.

  • Honest and Trustworthy
  • Pet Sitting
  • Physical Condition Monitoring
  • Equipment Disinfection
  • Adaptability and Dependability
  • Sales Strategies
  • Customer Service
  • Financial Forecasting
  • Greet Guests
  • Accounting Techniques
  • Managing Cash Register
  • Health and Safety Regulations
  • Food and Beverage Management
  • Scheduling and Coordinating
  • Job Assignments
  • Overseeing Employees
  • Public Relations
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Photography
  • Communication
  • Cooking and Baking
  • Dish Preparation
  • Timely Food Delivery
  • Kitchen Sanitization
  • Store Room and Walk-In Inspections
  • Kitchen Staff Management
  • Food Safety and Quality
  • Safety and Sanitation Standards
  • Food Rotation
  • Food Storage
  • POS Transactions
  • Proper Food Temperatures
  • Chopping Vegetables
  • Disciplinary Action
  • Hospitality Management
Work History
09/2019 to 08/2020 Cook's Assistant Nhc Murfreesboro | Murfreesboro, TN,
  • Worked with chef to prepare daily food specials and other supplies.
  • Prepared food orders to support waitstaff and other team members.
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity.
  • Removed expired food and beverages from storage and reviewed inventory for upcoming expirations dates.
  • Maintained effective supply levels by monitoring and reordering food stock and dry goods.
  • Adhered to procedures in preparing food items.
  • Used manual or electric appliances to clean, peel, slice and trim foods.
  • Pushed, pulled and transported large loads and objects.
  • Reduced kitchen accidents by maintaining high standards of cleanliness and organization.
  • Washed, peeled and cut various foods such as fruits and vegetables to prepare for cooking or serving.
  • Lifted and carried heavy materials.
  • Maintained high personal grooming standards and uniform presentation.
  • Maintained composure and work quality while under stress.
  • Sanitized pots, pans, utensils, kitchen appliances and equipment using company-approved cleaning supplies.
  • Met production requirements for banquet and outlet desserts and breakfast pastries.
  • Adapted menus to changing seasons and supply inventories to decrease food waste.
  • Maintained efficiency and flow of the kitchen Line by helping the main chef complete all required tasks.
  • Limited portion sizes and used garnishes to control food costs.
  • Placed orders to restock items before supplies ran out.
  • Inspected preparation and storage equipment regularly to assess and maintain performance for cost-effective, safe operations.
  • Worked on salads, desserts and meat preparation for Dairy Queen Restaurant to increase kitchen speed.
  • Prevented cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when cooking and plating meals for food allergy sufferers.
  • Washed, peeled and cut fruits and vegetables in advance to save time on food preparation.
06/2019 to 11/2021 Coordinator, Public Relations and Marketing Merck & Co., Inc. | Laurel, MD,
  • Controlled expenditures and worked with accounting department to manage budgets.
  • Received and responded to customer requests via letters, emails, telephone calls and in-person interactions.
  • Led comprehensive staff member training covering key topics.
  • Gathered and organized materials to support operations.
  • Interpreted management directives to define and document administrative staff processes.
  • Coached employees through day-to-day work and complex problems.
  • Devised and implemented improvements to reporting procedures.
  • Aided colleagues, managers and customers through regular communication and assistance.
  • Entered data, generated reports and produced tracking documents.
  • Managed filing systems for electronic and hard copy documents to keep organized records.
  • Managed office activities by maintaining communication between clients, tracking records and filing all documents.
  • Resolved employment-related disputes through proactive communication.
  • Oversaw technical, operational, clerical and customer service support activities.
01/2021 to 03/2022 Night Shift Lead Metro Animals And Happy K9 | Plano, TX,
  • Made sure that products were produced on time and are of good quality.
  • Maintained organized work area by cleaning and removing hazards.
  • Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.
  • Inspected products and machines to maintain quality and efficiency.
  • Electric cutting machine utilization in usage of meat, vegetables, etc., purposely for thin cutting preparation.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Calibrated machines to maintain required productivity levels and adherence to quality standards.
  • Monitored employee actions for adherence to safety procedures.
02/2022 to Current Dog Daycare Attendant Pooch Hotel | City, STATE,
  • Exercise animals regularly with walks and rigorous play activities.
  • Give animals proper attention to promote secure environment in owner's absence.
  • Manage pet safety and wellness in owners' absence by securing yard gates and removing items that could make pets sick.
  • Communicate professionally with pet owners via phone, email and text.
  • Coordinate schedules to optimize care for multiple pets and team members each day.
  • Walk pets outside throughout each shift to prevent accidents in group play areas and on bedding.
  • Coordinate animal training to teach commands, improve behaviors and housebreak personal pets.
  • Support optimal animal health and comfort with frequent bedding changes.
  • Keep cages, kennels, play yards and grooming areas neat and clean.
  • Follow specific food and water schedules for different animal species.
  • Collect animal waste produced on walks and discarded in trash or approved receptacles.
  • Manage facility laundry, cleaning and restocking.
  • Mixed and administered special food formulas to individual animals based on unique dietary needs.
  • Support animal wellbeing by caring for both physical and mental health needs through strategies such as regular exercise.
  • Trained animals in behavioral compliance or other special routines or commands.
  • Work 9AM to 6PM-hour shifts with oversight of 45 animals in kennels or holding pens.
  • Directed initiatives to provide stress anxiety relaxation and timid moments to animals with optimal exercise, behavioral support and daily care.
Expected in 07/2022 to to GED | Home School GED, 2910 Prichard Ln, Dallas, Tx, 75227, GPA:
  • Study Abroad: Home School, math, social studies, language arts, science

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  • Home School GED

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  • Coordinator, Public Relations and Marketing
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  • Dog Daycare Attendant


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