food prep cook resume example with 1+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - - -

Reliable Food Prep Cook equipped to handle fast-paced kitchen work. Supports senior staff with well-prepared ingredients and properly managed supplies. Always complies in full with health code requirements and safety standards.

Team-oriented [Job Title] trained in handling vegetables, seasonings and other ingredients for use in [Type] cuisine. Stays ahead of demand and always follows orders to prevent cooking delays. Diligent about maintaining orderly storage and well-stocked stations.

Hardworking [Job Title] bringing detail-oriented approach to food preparation and handling. Reliable individual possessing excellent communication and problem-solving strengths.

Team-oriented Prep Cook with [Number] years of hands-on experience preparing food in fast-paced eating environments. Skilled in kitchen sanitization, basic cooking and ingredient measurement and assembly. Hardworking and punctual individual possessing excellent manual dexterity and familiarity of kitchen safety and health rules.

Hardworking fast food [Job Title] offering dynamic skill set including various food preparation techniques. Brings [Number] years of experience to hardworking food service teams. Committed to maintaining clean, efficient kitchens and smooth food prep operations.

Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

Committed job seeker with a history of meeting company needs with consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

  • Heavy Lifting
  • Policy and Procedure Compliance
  • Safe Food Handling
  • Food Preparation
  • Kitchen Operations
05/2022 to 01/2023
Food Prep Cook Rocket Farm Restaurants Nashville, TN,
  • Followed chef prep lists and last-minute orders to help team meet customer needs.
  • Supported kitchen quality initiatives by following nutrition, safety and sanitation guidelines.
  • Maintained clean and orderly kitchen with regular attention to checklists.
  • Prepared simple salads and common entrees.
  • Carved meats into precise cuts for cooking.
  • Handled basic reductions and parboiling without supervision.
  • Maintained clean and orderly kitchen by regularly washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces and taking out trash.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Organized and labeled stock of ingredients to maintain needed inventory levels.
  • Prepped vegetables and ingredients by washing, chopping and dicing.
  • Dressed, seasoned and garnished appetizers and salads to prepare for food service.
  • Retained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Sliced meats to prepare for cooking and assembly of menu items.
  • Utilized excellent knife skills to chop and slice vegetables and carve and grind meats and cheeses.
  • Measured and weighed food items to comply with portion requirements.
02/2022 to 01/2023
Dishwasher Rock Island-Milan School District #41 Rock Island, IL,
  • Scrubbed pots, pans and trays by hand or cleaned using industrial washing machine.
  • Kept dishware, glasses and utensils ready for customer needs by quickly scraping, washing and restacking items.
  • Loaded and unloaded dishwashers, washing by hand large pots or items used on continuous basis.
  • Backed up kitchen team members during heavy work periods to maximize team coverage.
  • Swept and mopped floors at end of shift to comply with sanitary regulations.
  • Washed and sanitized sinks, trashcans and surfaces to remove excess food waste.
  • Sorted clean dishes in appropriate storage areas for easy and accessible use.
  • Inspected dishes closely to check for remnants of food or dirt.
  • Followed proper procedures to clean large and unwieldy kitchen supplies.
  • Mixed soap, water and sanitizer together to create cleaning solutions for daily use.
  • Handled glassware, crystal and other fragile items with exceptional care to prevent breakage.
  • Assisted chef with food measurements, preparation and storage when necessary.
11/2021 to 09/2022
Picker Amazon Workforce Staffing Muskego, WI,
  • Picked products from designated locations using various tools and transferred to appropriate areas for further processing.
  • Fulfilled orders quickly to accomplish challenging daily objectives.
  • Picked up heavy objects using proper lifting techniques to avoid personal injuries.
  • Pulled and packed product using various tools and equipment to meet order goals.
  • Selected products and items from shelves and pallets for customer orders.
  • Cleaned and organized aisles, work stations and floors to promote operational productivity.
  • Confirmed items picked for orders by keying codes into system.
  • Kept products separated, organized and in good rotation to meet customer order specifications.
  • Labeled boxes and placed in outbound collection areas.
  • Isolated damaged items to predefined marked area to report to supervisors.
  • Monitored product quality, reporting problems to mitigate safety issues and improve processes.
  • Packaged fragile items with protective padding to prevent damages during shipments.
  • Shifted and moved products inside delivery vehicles to stack properly for safe transportation.
  • Estimated weights, heights and centers of balance to make precise placements.
  • Kept work areas clean, neat and organized for optimal productivity and worker safety.
  • Read orders to obtain item numbers and located merchandise in bins or on shelves.
  • Placed products on conveyors for final wrapping and shipment.
  • Packaged items with appropriate materials to prevent damage during shipping.
  • Demonstrated great teamwork skills with staff members involved in production and transport.
  • Stocked shelves, racks and bins with new or transferred merchandise.
  • Received and counted stock items, recording data manually or on computer for inventory purposes.
  • Stored and organized items in tool or supply rooms, allowing for easy retrieval.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2020 to to
High School Diploma:
Natomas High School - Sacramento, CA

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  • Natomas High School

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  • Dishwasher
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