Dietary Cook resume example with 6 years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Motivated food serving professional with 3+ years food and beverage experience in casual and fine dining. A flexible and energetic manager seeking a role as a Shift Manager. Extensive restaurant and food service experience. Food service professional with eight years in FOH and BOH operations. Demonstrated team leader with excellent staff management skills. High energy Team Leader who is an efficient and creative shift leader. Strong knowledge of the food and beverage industry Quality-focused and efficient Cook adept at preparing and plating food in high energy, fast-paced kitchens. Line Cook with 10+ years of experience in high-pressure culinary environments. Skilled in preparing large volumes of food quickly and efficiently. Seeking to use culinary skills and expertise to prepare a special variety of dishes in a professional, rewarding environment. Experienced Line Cook with exceptional knowledge of a wide variety of kitchen equipment and cooking techniques in a fast-paced environment. Experienced manager with excellent client and project management skills. Action-oriented with strong ability to communicate effectively with technology, executive, and business audiences.
  • Food and beverage handling expert
  • Skillful kitchen staff trainer
  • Food cost control specialist
  • Back of house operations understanding
  • Kitchen productivity
  • Strong customer relationship builder
  • Ability to handle fast-paced environment
  • Ability to handle/resolve problems
  • Successful kitchen staff supervisor
  • Cash handling
  • Special dietary needs expert
  • Food handling knowledge
  • Food production quality knowledge
  • High level of cleanly kitchen maintenance
  • Interviewing and training ability
  • Plate presentation skills
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Proficiency in inventory and ordering
  • Staff scheduling knowledge
  • Strong restaurant serving experience
  • Team-oriented
  • Well groomed
  • Willing to work under pressure
  • Excellent guest service skills
  • Proven success in up-selling

Communicated with kitchen staff, dietitians and doctors to assure compliance with complex and frequently changing dietary needs of clients.

Maintained daily cleanliness of broiler and fryers.
Assisted diners with obtaining food from buffet/serving table as needed.
Assisted in maintaining preparation and service areas in a sanitary condition.
Baked, roasted, broiled, and steamed meats, fish, vegetables and other foods.
Checked temperatures of freezers, refrigerators, and heating equipment to ensure proper functioning.
Cleaned and inspected galley equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas.
Ensured freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items and rotating stock.
Greeted each customer with friendly eye contact.
Helped with preparation, set-up, and service for catering events.
Inspected and cleaned food preparation areas to ensure safe and sanitary food-handling practices.
Trained new employees.
Washed dishes, glassware, flatware, pots and/or pans using dishwashers or by hand.
Trained kitchen staff on proper use of equipment, food handling and portion sizing.
Cooked food properly and in a timely fashion while using safety precautions.
Served residents and guests during meal times with speed and efficiency.
Served meals and snacks to employing families and their guests.
2010 to 03/2013 Dietary Cook Trio Healthcare | Bellbrook, OH,
Apportioned and served food to facility residents, employees, or patrons.
Assisted co-workers.
Checked the quantity and quality of received products
Cleaned and prepared various foods for cooking or serving
Cleaned up spilled food, drink and broken dishes, and removed empty bottles and trash
Inspected dining and serving areas to ensure cleanliness and proper setup
Instructed cooks and other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, and presentation of food
Performed dishwasher duties
Placed food servings on plates and trays according to orders or instructions
Portioned and wrapped food
Prepared and served hot and cold beverages
Used all food handling standards
Weighed, measured, and mixed ingredients according to recipes using various kitchen utensils and equipment
Cleaned, cut, and cooked meat, fish, or poultry
Cooked food properly and in a timely fashion, using safety precautions
Maintained contact with kitchen staff, management, serving staff, and customers
Removed trays and stacked dishes for return to kitchen
Responded to resident or guest complaints regarding food or service
Served residents and guests during meal times with speed and efficiency
03/2013 to 2016 Lead Associate/Fork-Lift Operator Crusaders Staffing | City, STATE,
Maintained accurate stock records and schedules.
Unloaded, picked, staged and loaded products for shipping.
Oversaw hiring and training of 4 new employees each quarter.
Oversaw warehousing and storage practices and housekeeping.
Rotated stock by code and receiving date.
Transported goods from racks, shelves and vehicles.
Worked at a rapid pace to meet tight deadlines.
Verified and recorded the count and condition of cargo received.
Banded, wrapped, packaged and cleaned equipment.
Operated powered lift trucks, floor sweepers, pallet jacks and forklifts safely, with a 0% incident rate.
Used propane forklift to load trailer at warehouse.
Packed containers and re-packed damaged containers.
Loaded flat bed by forklift and hand truck.
Cleared damaged items and loaded freight.
Expected in 2003 High School Diploma | Diploma Spur High School, Spur, TX GPA:

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School Attended

  • Spur High School

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  • Dietary Cook
  • Lead Associate/Fork-Lift Operator


  • High School Diploma

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