cooks assistant resume example with 2+ years of experience

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

Detail-oriented Cook's Assistant with 1 years of excellent kitchen experience. Skilled at filling in gaps to maintain kitchen efficiency with training in frying,baking,roasting food preparation and following protocols. Known for working quickly and decreasing costs through effective meal planning. Enthusiastic cooks Assistant eager to manage food and related costs, procedures, quality and back of house labor and budgets. Reliable, hardworking and driven to provide guests with top-quality food. Works with Chef to develop cost-effective specials and menu changes to achieve maximum sales. 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 all food preparation and decreasing kitchen spending. Dedicated employee known for punctuality, pursuing employment options where good customer service and positive attitude will make a difference.

  • Safe food handling
  • Plating and presentation
  • Quality control
  • Food assembly
  • Team contribution
  • Working collaboratively
04/2013 to 06/2013 Cook's Assistant Rocket Farm Restaurants | Nashville, TN,
  • Prepared food for service based on daily specials and chef's needs.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for soups, sauces and salads.
  • Maximized kitchen speed and efficiency by preparing salads, desserts and meats for students.
  • Assisted head chef by preparing cooking ingredients for over 50 students and staff.
  • Worked closely with Chef to design dynamic and seasonal menus.
  • Distributed food to service staff for prompt delivery to customers.
  • Finished orders with cutlery, napkins and condiments.
  • Cleaned and sanitized kitchen equipment, utensils, and work stations.
  • Adhered to food safety and sanitation protocols to reduce germ spread.
  • Monitored temperatures of prepared food and cold-storage areas.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Maximized kitchen speed and efficiency by preparing salads, desserts and meats for Chef.
2000 to 2002 Nurses Aide Sava Senior Care | Raymondville, TX,
  • Delivered personal nursing assistance in pre- and post-operative situations.
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous visit experience.
  • Followed safe lifting techniques and individual resident lifting instructions.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Planned, prepared and served meals and snacks according to prescribed diets.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Used mobility devices to transport patients.
  • Assisted over 65 residents with daily needs, personal hygiene, dressing and facility transfers.
  • Watched over patients to identify potential symptoms of medical conditions.
  • Supervised 7 patients with diminished capacity to monitor safety hazards.
  • Provided pre- and post-operative care to all patients per week.
  • Assisted over 7 residents with daily needs, personal hygiene, dressing and facility transfers.
2000 to 2002 Cashier Cummins | Greenwood, IN,
  • Operated cash register, collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum productivity.
  • Wiped down counters and conveyor belt to remove debris and maintain cleanliness.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered product advice.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
  • Processed sales transactions to prevent long customer wait times.
  • Accepted cash and credit card payments, issued receipts and provided change.
  • Wrapped items and bagged purchases properly to prevent merchandise breakage.
  • Helped with purchases, locating items and signing up for rewards programs.
  • Maximized sales potential by preparing, storing, rotating and merchandising products at point-of-sale.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.
  • Inventoried stock and placed new orders to keep supplies within optimal levels for expected demands.
  • Inspected items for damage and obtained replacements for customers.
  • Verified customer identification for alcohol or tobacco purchases.
  • Answered customer quests, provided store information and escorted to desired store areas.
  • Received payments for products and issued receipts.
  • Observed company return policy when processing refunds by inspecting merchandise for wear or damage.
  • Resolved customer complaints and escalated worsening concerns for remediation.
  • Processed 100 transactions per day with exceptional accuracy.
1997 to 1998-99 Temp Worker Gregg Staffing | City, STATE,
  • Adhered to standard operating procedures and complied with safety and quality processes.
  • Assigned work to employees based on project requirements and individual team member strengths.
  • Operated machinery, managed raw material and logged production data.
  • Worked hard to learn required tasks quickly to maximize performance.
  • Maintained excellent levels of workplace cleanliness around equipment to enhance safety and productivity.
  • Looked for ways to go above and beyond job requirements.
  • Contributed to team safety and productivity by removing safety hazards and keeping areas neat and well-stocked.
  • Implemented policies and standard operating procedures and managed quality, customer service and logistics.
  • Completed skilled finishing work with excellent process knowledge and advanced manual dexterity.
  • Rotated through series of different stations based on team needs.
Education and Training
Expected in to to | Horticultural Services/Graphic Arts Central Westmoreland Career And Technology Center, New Stanton, PA, GPA:
Expected in to to | Medical Assisting Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, PA GPA:
Expected in 03/2024 to to High School Diploma | Penn Foster, Online, GPA:
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School Attended

  • Central Westmoreland Career And Technology Center
  • Westmoreland County Community College
  • Penn Foster

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook's Assistant
  • Nurses Aide
  • Cashier
  • Temp Worker


  • High School Diploma

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