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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Skills
  • Highly skilled in cooking and preparing a variety of cuisines
  • Inborn ability to explore new cooking avenues
  • Thorough understanding of sanitation needs of the kitchen
  • Operate kitchen equipment such as ovens and grills for cooking purposes
  • Maintain knowledge of all recipes so that the Head Chef’s place can be filled in effectively in case of absenteeism
Summary
  • Exceptional culinary insight.
  • Knowledge of standard food preparation
  • Ability to work in a high volume environment
  • Chef in preparing exceptional meals
  • Motivated food serving professional with 5+ years food and beverage experience in casual and fine dining.
Highlights
  • Kitchen productivity
  • Basic knife skills
  • Uses proper sanitation practices
  • Able to regularly lift/move up to 25-50 lbs
  • Preparation of various food items
  • Good personal hygiene
  • Team-oriented
  • Well groomed
  • High level of cleanly kitchen maintenance
  • Team-oriented
  • Sandwich preparation experience
  • Knowledge of basic food preparation
  • Food handling knowledge
  • Italian cuisine
  • American cuisine
  • Ethnic foods preparation
  • Plate presentation skills
  • Banquet operations and off-site catering expert
Accomplishments
  • Serve Safe 2015
  • Seasoned and cooked food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
  • Ensured consistent high quality of plate presentation.
  • Maintained contact with kitchen staff, management, serving staff and customers.
  • Baked, roasted, broiled, and steamed meats, fish, vegetables and other foods.
  • Supported all kitchen operations when chef was absent.
Experience
Food Prep Chef, 08/2010 - 03/2011
Oregano's Phoenix, AZ,
  • Followed all established restaurant practices and procedures.
  • Carefully maintained sanitation, health and safety standards in all work areas.
  • Prepared items according to written or verbal orders, working on several different orders simultaneously.
Cook, 05/2011 - 10/2012
Oregano's Gilbert, AZ,
  • Followed all established restaurant practices and procedures.
  • Maintained a neat, well groomed appearance including impeccable personal hygiene, hair restraint and minimal jewelry that met company standards.
  • Closely followed standard procedures for safe food preparation, assembly and presentation to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Cut and chopped food items and cooked on a grill or in fryers.
Cook, 11/2012 - 02/2013
Oregano's Littleton, CO,
  • Operated large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers and griddles.
  • Took necessary steps to meet customer needs and effectively resolve food or service issues.
  • Served fresh, hot food with a smile in a timely manner.
  • Accurately measured ingredients required for specific food items.
  • Followed all established restaurant practices and procedures.
Cook , 01/2013 - 05/2013
Brightview Senior Living Wayne, NJ,
  • Assisted co-workers.
  • Cooked food properly and in a timely fashion, using safety precautions
  • Weighed, measured, and mixed ingredients according to recipes using various kitchen utensils and equipment
  • Cleaned and prepared various foods for cooking or serving
Chef, 05/2014 - 10/2014
Golfsuites Lubbock, TX,
  • Developed strategies to enhance catering and retail food service revenue and productivity goals.
  • Prepared healthy, enjoyable breakfasts and dinners for diners.
  • Effectively managed and assisted kitchen staff in producing food for banquets, catered events and member dining areas.
  • Effectively used items in stock to decrease waste and profit loss.
  • Ensured consistent high quality of plate presentation
  • Seasoned and cooked food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience
  • Created and explored new cuisines
  • Instructed cooks and other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, and presentation of food
  • Cooked food properly and in a timely fashion, using safety precautions
  • Used all food handling standards
Food Service Cook /Temp, 2014 - 11/2014
Andrews Commons City, STATE,
  • Assisted co-workers.
  • Performed kitchen maintenance for a private facility.
  • Responsible for daily set up of five stations.
  • Stocked and rotated products, stocked supplies, and paper goods in a timely basis
  • Stored clean equipment and utensils
  • Supervised and coordinated activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation
  • Used all food handling standards
  • Cleaned, cut, and cooked meat, fish, or poultry
  • Complied with scheduled kitchen sanitation and ensured all standards and practices were met
  • Cooked food properly and in a timely fashion, using safety precautions
Line Cook , 2015 - 04/2015
AppleBees City, STATE,
  • Consistently verified that kitchen staff followed all recipes and portioned serving guidelines correctly.
  • Consistently kept a clean and safe environment by adhering to all federal, state and local sanitation and safety requirements.
  • Communicated clearly and positively with co-workers and management.
  • Worked well with teammates and openly invited coaching from the management team.
  • Followed all established restaurant practices and procedures.
Education
High School Diploma: Culinary/ Auto Body, Expected in 2011
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William M Davies Career & Tech - Lincoln, RI
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Status -
  • Courses in Hospitality and Restaurant Management
  • Classes in Restaurant and Facility Operations
  • Basic Vocational : Prep Cook
  • Courses in: Food Preparation, Kitchen Management,Patisserie and Confectionery, International Cuisine

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School Attended

  • William M Davies Career & Tech

Job Titles Held:

  • Food Prep Chef
  • Cook
  • Cook
  • Cook
  • Chef
  • Food Service Cook /Temp
  • Line Cook

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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