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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
Skills
  • Safe food handling
  • Plating and presentation
  • Food assembly
  • Quality control
  • Team contribution
Experience
12/2020 to Current Cook's Helper State Of Rhode Island | Rhode Island Training School - Cranston, RI,
  • Kept detailed records of food and supply inventory, ordering more or alerting chefs of deficiencies.
  • Assisted head chef by preparing kitchen cooking ingredients for over 150 nightly dishes.
  • Stood in for cook and cooks assisant to maintain efficient flow of air Dairy Queen cooks kitchen.
  • Decreased food waste by adapting menus to changing seasons and supply availability.
  • Maximized kitchen speed and efficiency by preparing salads, desserts and meats for cooks.
  • Collaborated closely with cooks to participate in staff meetings and resolve service, product and personnel issues.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Kept food storage and preparation equipment in good working order to maximize safety and cost-efficiency of operations.
  • Prepared food for service based on daily specials and chef's needs.
  • Washed utensils, plates and chopping boards between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Safely operated kitchen equipment including industrial size mixers and dairyqueen tools.
  • Sought out and implemented methods to improve service and team performance to boost business sustainability.
  • Controlled portion sizes and garnishing for optimal cost controls.
  • Re-stocked, organized and arranged service and food stations.
  • Cross-trained in other kitchen positions to support team and meet customer needs.
  • Checked and recorded temperatures of refrigerator and freezer daily to verify proper working conditions.
  • Cleaned utensils, dishes and glasses for customer use.
01/2019 to 12/2020 Server Trainer Milestone Retirement Communities | Tucson, AZ,
  • Kept food storage and preparation equipment in good working order to maximize safety and cost-efficiency of operations.
  • Priced and ordered food products, kitchen equipment and food service supplies.
  • Educated waiters on the menu, memorization strategies and how to convey information in a positive and upbeat manner.
  • Performed continuous reviews of wait staff and provided feedback directly to team members as well as managers.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Coordinated optimal guest relations from initial contact through final check-out to boost satisfaction and brand loyalty.
  • Prepared and led foodservice training programs to teach staff various tasks such as stocking and restocking condiments, correctly inputting orders into system and performing credit and debit card transactions.
  • Calculated charges, issued table checks and collected payments from customers.
  • Maintained operations in full compliance with alcohol service standards and legal requirements to prevent incidents of overserving or underage drinking.
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and smile, offering to bring beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
  • Collaborated with host, bus person and cook to serve up food and beverage options.
  • Prepared salads, appetizers and set up garnish stations to assist kitchen staff.
  • Sought out and implemented methods to improve service and team performance to boost business sustainability.
  • Controlled portion sizes and garnishing for optimal cost controls.
  • Reconciled daily transactions, balanced cash registers and deposited restaurant's earnings at bank.
  • Enforced staff performance and service standards to deliver consistent and positive customer experiences.
  • Maximized food quality by closely monitoring shipments, preparation and food handling by team members.
12/2019 to 07/2020 Production Worker Lifetime Products, Inc. | Clearfield, UT,
  • Volunteered to take on additional shifts during peak periods to keep projects with tight deadlines moving forward.
  • Set up and operated production equipment according to daily work orders and safety procedures.
  • Troubleshot problems with equipment to make repairs or report diagnostics to supervisors.
  • Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.
  • Calibrated and adjusted equipment using tools such as calipers, micrometers, height gauges, protractors and ring gauges.
  • Unloaded incoming products off trucks, sorted items in staging area and transported items to final storage locations.
  • Moved items between machines, conveyors and transport equipment based on current production needs.
  • Inspected quality of finished products, making minor repairs to meet project expectations.
  • Recognized defective material and reported issues to management to facilitate prompt resolution.
  • Completed product assembly according to standardized procedures.
  • Trained new employees on proper use of [Type] equipment to prevent accidents.
  • Built and packaged products to comply with multiple work orders and deadlines.
  • Examined final products to check conformance with quality and design standards.
  • Checked daily project specifications to weigh and mix ingredients.
  • Organized all project components on work tables according to work flow.
  • Monitored processes to avoid overloading and keep machinery functioning properly.
  • Assisted assessment of finalized product development to maintain QC standards.
  • Helped machine operators set up and tend equipment to complete runs.
  • Used company tracking system to locate and pick merchandise to fulfill daily customer orders.
  • Assembled components into finished product and performed quality inspection to clear for shipment.
  • Recorded production data in daily logs.
  • Attended all company-offered training sessions to improve skills and learn operation of new machines.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2010 to to High School Diploma | Brownwood High School, Brownwood, TX GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Brownwood High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Cook's Helper
  • Server Trainer
  • Production Worker

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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