deli clerk resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Detail-oriented [Job Title] with strong background in food service and preparation. Excel at delivering excellent customer service in fast-paced environments. Recognized for exceptional [Skill] and [Skill] skills.

Friendly Prepared Foods Team Member skilled in food safety and observant of all sanitation guidelines and regulations. Dedicated employee helping promote sales through positive customer engagement and giving out food samples. Pursuing a position in an established organization where attentiveness and enthusiasm are highly sought.

Proficient Deli Clerk with remarkable knowledge of safe slicer operation and sandwich art abilities.

Talented deli professional familiar with proper food handling and safety concerns. Adept at relating well to team members and customers of all backgrounds. [Number] years' experience in retail environments.

Reliable food preparation worker with strong background helping with customer orders, cooking and store cleanliness. Able to stand for long hours and complete demanding work in high-volume settings. Service-oriented, punctual and hardworking with excellent people skills.

Organized and diligent [Job Title] offering over [Number] years of related experience combined with high-energy, enthusiastic approach to serving customers. Knowledgeable about managing ingredient preparation, trash removal and any other need with little supervision. Dedicated to building loyal base of customers by providing exceptional, consistent service.

  • Inventory rotation
  • Sanitation and safety standards
  • Inventory checks
  • Cleaning and sanitizing
  • Equipment use
  • Stocking of food cases
  • Safe food handling
  • Preparing food items
  • Effective customer communication
  • Sanitary standards
  • Food safety
04/2016 to 05/2017 Deli Clerk Albertsons Companies | Mountain View, CA,
  • Distributed new item samples to customers in order to provide opportunities for individuals to try products before purchase.
  • Removed food items from inventory and restocked refrigerated and frozen cases to maintain product availability.
  • Received new inventory and rotated stock by dates to keep items fresh and usable.
  • Observed key food safety procedures by making sure that cold and frozen items were stored properly and at the appropriate temperatures.
  • Stayed calm and professional in all situations and resolved conflicts to customer satisfaction.
  • Cross-trained in bakery positions to support team and help meet all customer needs.
  • Kept all utensils, dishes and glasses clean and ready for customer use
  • Kept all utensils, dishes and glasses clean and ready for customer use.
  • Prepared for busy periods by organizing ingredients and restocking supplies for expected loads.
  • Answered telephone inquiries about available menu items, products and services and delivered appropriate information so customers could make valid choices.
04/2014 to 06/2016 Cook Helper Compass Group Usa Inc | West Lafayette, IN,
  • Precooked garnishes such as bacon pieces for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Maintained clean and orderly appearance throughout kitchen and dining area.
  • Executed proper techniques when preparing menu item ingredients.
  • Offered support to other stations during high-volume shifts to maintain optimal coverage and meet customer needs.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Made all meals in accordance with company standards and requirements.
  • Adhered to all regulatory standards regarding safe and sanitary food prep.
  • Assisted with dining room tasks by removing soiled dishes during meal service and returning to kitchen for washing.
02/2012 to 05/2014 Cashier and Stock Clothing Section Dch | Tuscaloosa, AL,
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered advice.
  • Provided assistance with purchases, locating items and signing up for rewards programs.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
  • Resolved issues regarding customer complaints and escalated worsening concerns to [Job title] for remediation.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum efficiency.
  • Notified security of suspected theft, including descriptions of individuals and items stolen to help control store losses.
  • Welcomed customers, offering assistance to help find necessary store items.
  • Removed debris from aisles to avoid blocking customers or adding any safety concerns.
  • Assisted customers by locating items and moving heavy purchases to vehicles.
  • Prepared inventory for shipment by attaching tags and labels and executing shipment documents to facilitate delivery to proper customers.
  • Greeted customers and retrieved products requested.
  • Identified defective, incorrect or missing merchandise and promptly reported issues to supervisor.
  • Counted and stocked different types of merchandise to comply with inventory control tag requirements.
  • Monitored the work space to ensure that it was neat, orderly and safe.
01/2011 to 05/2014 Cook's Assistant Carter County School Distrct | City, STATE,
  • Collaborated closely with food and beverage leadership to conduct staff meetings and resolve service, product and personnel issues.
  • Assisted head chef by preparing [Type] cooking ingredients for over [Number] nightly dishes.
  • Measured and regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Maximized kitchen speed and efficiency by preparing salads, desserts and meats for [Job title].
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Cleaned [Job title] work area to maximize kitchen efficiency and cleanliness.
  • Avoided cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when preparing meals for individuals with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Prepared food for service based on daily specials and chef's needs.
  • Controlled portion sizes and garnishing for optimal cost controls.
  • Kept food storage and preparation equipment in good working order to maximize safety and cost-efficiency of operations.
  • Kept all utensils, dishes and glasses clean and ready for customer use.
  • Packaged and stored food products appropriately to ensure proper handling and preservation.
  • Maintained clean and sanitized work area in accordance with food safety guidelines, avoiding cross-contamination of raw and prepared food products.
Education and Training
Expected in to to GED | DuPont High School, Belle, WV, GPA:
Expected in to to | Ohio University, Ironton, OH, GPA:

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School Attended

  • DuPont High School
  • Ohio University

Job Titles Held:

  • Deli Clerk
  • Cook Helper
  • Cashier and Stock Clothing Section
  • Cook's Assistant


  • GED
  • Some College (No Degree)

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