cooks assistant resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Skilled food preparation team member experienced in readying cold foods, sides and beverages. Reliable in keeping surfaces clean and sanitized for infection control. Always ready to help team members and customers. 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 food preparation and decreasing kitchen spending. Hardworking with skills in food preparation, cleaning and supply management. Focused on food safety and quick service for customers. Specializes in food. Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills. Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth. Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience. Committed job seeker with a history of meeting company needs with consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand. Ambitious, career-focused job seeker, anxious to obtain an entry-level position to help launch career while achieving company goals. Hardworking and reliable with strong ability in Offering Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

  • Weighing and Measuring
  • Temperature Monitoring
  • Problem-Solving
  • Food Portioning and Packaging
  • Dishwasher Operation
Cook's Assistant, 10/2022 - 11/2022
Rocket Farm Restaurants Charlotte, NC,
  • Weighed, measured and mixed ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment.
  • Prepared food for service based on daily specials and chef's needs.
Cook/Culinary Worker, 09/2020 - 09/2022
Gaf Buildings Materials Corp. Of America Hartford, CT,
  • Collaborated with other kitchen staff in preparation of complex dishes such as accepting delegated tasks and coordinating completion with others.
  • Set up, restocked and cleaned dining areas.
  • Gathered ingredients and cleaned and cut food items to prep recipes.
  • Followed recipes and customer requests to prepare meals.
  • Read recipe directions to operate cooking equipment and select appropriate ingredients, observing standards of quality to optimize customer satisfaction.
  • Set up and maintained production stations for salads and other menu items, verifying availability and quality of ingredients and assisting with tracking ingredients needing ordering.
  • Cleaned and sanitized work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes and silverware.
  • Maintained professional demeanor during interactions with customers and co-workers.
  • Used dishwashers, brooms, mops, rags and sanitizer to clean kitchen appliances and equipment as well as floors and preparation services following food safety requirements.
  • Followed staff performance and service standards to deliver consistent and positive customer experiences.
  • Operated grills, ovens, deep fryers and ranges to prepare large batches of breads, meats and other menu items cooked with heat.
  • Performed variety of duties related to food service.
  • Followed food safety regulations pertaining to sanitation, food handling and storage.
  • Cooked, baked and otherwise prepared entrees, sides and desserts, following recipes to meet quantity and quality requirements.
  • Prepared cold items such as salads, sandwiches and desserts, following recipes and modifying to customer specifications.
  • Stored perishable food items in freezer or refrigerator to protect from spoilage.
  • Maintained order and cleanliness of work areas to conform with health codes.
  • Prevented spoilage and cross-contamination by storing food in designated containers and storage areas.
Production Floater, 07/2007 - 03/2015
Masonite (Prime Board) City, STATE,
  • Kept operations area neat and orderly to minimize obstacles.
  • Reduced health and safety risks with strict adherence to safety protocols and PPE requirements.
  • Set up and operated production machinery according to specific standards and protocols of company.
  • Operated trucks, forklifts and lifts following safety protocols to minimize accidents.
  • Set up and operated production machinery according to company's specific standards and protocols.
  • Analyzed work orders to determine type and quantity of materials needed for each production batch.
  • Looked through work orders to determine type and quantity of materials needed for each production batch.
  • Examined final products for conformance with quality and design standards.
  • Produced quality products by palletizing, packaging and assembling finished items.
  • Set up and operated production equipment according to daily work orders and safety procedures.
  • Classified defects from finished orders for record tracking and statistics.
  • Calibrated machines to adhere to quality standards and maintain required productivity levels.
  • Monitored production line, watching for pile-ups or jams.
  • Used hand trucks and forklifts to unload, load and transport items.
  • Sorted and packaged products to prepare for processing or shipment.
  • Unloaded and sorted products and transported items to proper locations.
  • Met or exceeded target for on-time customer shipments.
  • Recorded inspection results after production runs.
  • Helped achieve team goals by rotating production lines and daily duties to meet demand.
  • Moved items between machines, conveyors and transport equipment to meet production needs.
  • Followed daily preventive maintenance schedule for cleaning and lubricating machinery.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2005
Rothsay Public School - Rothsay, MN,
Status -
  • Recognized as Employee of the month for outstanding performance and team contributions.
  • Consistently maintained high customer satisfaction ratings.

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School Attended

  • Rothsay Public School

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook's Assistant
  • Cook/Culinary Worker
  • Production Floater


  • High School Diploma

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