Dish Washer Kitchen Prep Cook Resume Example

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

I'm a responsible worker, a team player, and I have good customer relation skills. I'm a quick learner, and an avid listener. I take pride in my work, and the the hint of a smile on another individuals face from something that I've maybe said or did is priceless..

  • Dish preparation
  • Cutting and slicing techniques
  • Food presentation
  • Focused and disciplined
  • Cleaning and organization
  • Recipe preparation
  • Foodservice sanitation
  • Food preparation
  • Equipment cleaning and maintenance
01/2021 to 05/2021
Dish Washer/Kitchen Prep Cook Aspenpointe, Inc. Bailey, CO,
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to minimize risk of salmonella and other food-borne illnesses.
  • Instructed [Job title]s in preparation of garnishes, dressings and side dishes.
  • Collaborated closely with [Job title] to participate in staff meetings and resolve service, product and personnel issues.
  • Precooked garnishes such as bacon pieces for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Interacted with waitstaff regarding special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times at lunch and dinner rush.
  • Placed frequently used food such as [Type] and [Type] in proper storage containers and placed perishable items in refrigerator.
  • Created approximately [Number] orders simultaneously during busy periods.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Frosted and decorated cakes, cupcakes, doughnuts, sweet rolls, pastries and cookies.
  • Cultivated original menu items, precisely executing them to periodically refresh meal portfolio.
  • Garnished and arranged dishes into creative presentations.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues or customer requests, including allergen concerns.
  • Operated all bakery equipment, including ovens, proofers, fryers, sheeters, rounders, scales and mixers.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
  • Prepared and plated [Number]+ dishes per shift for busy $[Amount] annual revenue restaurant.
  • Developed strategies to enhance food-presentation aspects of catering and retail environments.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Weighed, measured and mixed ingredients, following recipes to produce quality dishes.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of busy periods, including dinner rush.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients to use oldest products first.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Made recommendations to [Job title] regarding future food and equipment purchases to maintain product effectiveness.
  • Developed processes to streamline food-preparation and presentation tasks, recommending changes as necessary to boost food-cost savings.
  • Developed new recipes based on knowledge of consumer tastes, ideal nutritional needs and budgetary considerations.
  • Prepared bakery and specialty products such as bagels, breads and pastries.
  • Oversaw food product inventory, making recommendations to [Job title] to streamline kitchen operations.
  • Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with kitchen team to maximize efficiency.
  • Coordinated average of [Number] to [Number] daily food orders, organizing timely deliveries to each table.
  • Performed work station prep, including [Task] and [Task] prior to shift start.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Prepared more than [Number] dishes per day in fast-paced [Type] environment while maintaining high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Collaborated with [Job title] to maintain timely food preparation goals.
  • Trained, managed and guided kitchen staff to improve overall performance, service quality and productivity.
02/2014 to 07/2016
Dish Washer/Food Prep Cook N.A.S.O Navy Aviation Supply Office City, STATE,

I sanitized all kitchen equipment. Made sure all trash receptacles were emptied, cleaned and disinfected. Filled in and picked up extra duties and responsibilities when need. Prepared salads, diced vegetables and fryits, and respected my co-workers and customers as well.

01/2012 to 06/2014
Custodian Navy Aviation Supply Office City, STATE,
  • Wet and spot mopped to clean floors and other surfaces in public corridors.
  • Wiped down various surfaces using approved cleaning products to prevent growth of bacteria and viruses.
  • Used industrial cleaning equipment to quickly complete custodial tasks.
  • Operated carpet extractors and floor buffers while adhering to all corporate safety measures.
  • Operated backpack vacuum and other power equipment tools such as [Type] and [Type] to complete daily cleaning.
  • Assembled basic furniture and supplies for [Area].
  • Sanitation
  • Stripped, sealed, finished and polished floors to maintain appearance and remove scratches.
  • Maintained building interiors with routine deep cleaning of high-traffic areas.
  • Moved equipment and furniture to thoroughly clean space.
  • Maintained janitorial equipment and performed minor repairs to extend machine life and avoid malfunctions.
  • Raked leaves, cut and watered grass and picked up garbage to maintain grounds.
  • Mopped and vacuumed floors and dusted furniture to maintain organized, professional appearance at all times.
  • Checked and stocked inventory throughout facility to meet expected demands.
Education and Training
Expected in
: Brick Masonry/ Building Maintenance
Hallifax Community College - Weldon, NC

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  • Custodian
  • Some College (No Degree)

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