food prep cook resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
  • Knife safety
  • Vegetable washing
  • Storage management
  • Ingredient restocking
  • Highly motivated
  • Team-oriented
  • Punctual and honest
  • Cleaning and organization
  • Active listener
  • Effective prioritization
  • Cutting and slicing techniques
  • Respectful
  • Professional
  • Time efficient
  • Easily trained
  • Ready and willing to learn new things daily
Food Prep Cook, 07/2017 to 03/2023
Whole FoodsSanta Clarita, CA,
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Followed osha compliance to maintain sanitation, health and safety standards at workstations.
  • Maintained clean and orderly kitchen with regular attention to checklists.
  • Ensured all food was consistently prepared regardless of who was on shift.
  • Utilized proper food handling procedures resulting in passed health inspections every year.
  • Trained line cooks and dishwashers on restaurant procedures, cooking techniques and sanitation guidelines.
  • Maintained cleanliness through proper sanitation and washing all dishes and kitchen equipment.
  • Operated major kitchen appliances such as grilles (flat-tops and gas), gas ranges, ovens, toasters, panini presses, deep fryers, slicers, and heavy duty dishwashing machines.
  • Monitored appropriate temperatures and cook times for all appetizers, entrees, and desserts.
  • Worked well as a team and individually, balancing both shared and single person responsibilities.
  • Communicated properly to ensure safe and manageable work space.
  • Operated kitchen tools safely and used great knife skills to quickly prepare ingredients.
  • Processed incoming deliveries, rotated stock and put away new items in correct locations.
  • Measured and weighed food items to comply with portion requirements.
  • Prepared hors d’oeuvres/appetizers, entrees, & desserts for large weddings and events.
  • Mindful of allergies and worked safely to ensure there was no cross contamination.
Daycare/Preschool Teacher, 06/2016 to 07/2017
Academy Of New KentCity, STATE,
  • Encouraged children to be understanding of others, show good manners and instructed in other social development behaviors.
  • Taught children foundational skills in colors, shapes and letters.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Established indoor and outdoor safe play environments for toddler-age children.
  • Met with parents to discuss child behavior and academic progress.
  • Created and implemented developmentally appropriate curriculum addressing learning styles.
  • Incorporated music, art and theater into lesson planning.
  • Identified children in need of extra support for emotional, health-related or developmental concerns and conceived improvement strategies.
  • Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Adapted instructional techniques according to student learning styles and progress.
  • Organized creative and fun activities, enhancing children's physical, emotional and social well-being.
  • Communicated with parents regularly to maintain student progress, schedule meetings and increase overall student happiness.
  • Built and strengthened positive relationships with students, parents and teaching staff.
  • Instructed and assisted children in eating, toileting and resting to help develop healthy personal habits.
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Planned and implemented lessons using various teaching strategies to meet diverse student needs.
  • Removed hazards and developed appropriate boundaries and rules to create safe environment for children.
Waitress/Server, 04/2015 to 05/2016
Cul’s Courthouse GrilleCity, STATE,
  • Provided exceptional service to high volume of daily customers.
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Displayed enthusiasm and knowledge about restaurant's menu and products.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials to increase profits.
  • Checked with customers to determine satisfaction with meals, promptly taking action to correct problems.
  • Communicated with hosts, bussers and kitchen staff to prepare for and serve customers.
  • Completed cleaning duties by sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpet and tidying up server stations.
  • Cleaned tables and chairs to prepare dining area for next customers.
  • Satisfied customers by topping off drinks and offering condiments, napkins and other items.
  • Addressed complaints to kitchen staff and served replacement items.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks to optimize sales.
  • Enforced minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages by checking identification.
  • Maintained polite and professional demeanor to patrons to encourage inquiries and order placements.
  • Stocked service areas with supplies during slow periods.
  • Checked identification to verify if guests meet minimum age to legally purchase or consume alcoholic beverages.
  • Assisted in preparing salads, appetizers and desserts to speed up food service.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2015 to Charles City County High School - Charles City, VA

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School Attended

  • Charles City County High School

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  • Food Prep Cook
  • Daycare/Preschool Teacher
  • Waitress/Server


  • High School Diploma

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