Food Prep Cook Resume Example

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

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.

Focused fast food cook with two years of successful foodservice experience. Great organization skills and sanitation skills and commitment to fostering team success and development.

Hardworking fast food crew member offering dynamic skill set, including cooperation and communication. Ready to participate in hard-working foodservice teams operating in any restaurants.

Dedicated Cook brings more than 3 years of experience in restaurant environments. Team player skilled at communicating and translating customer requests. Intricate understanding of OSHA and other compliance measures.

Organized crew member aiming to fulfill fast food role within dynamic team. Excellent skills in customer service and friendly attitude with high attention to detail. Committed to providing friendly service and delicious products to keep customers coming back.

  • Surface sanitizing
  • Storage management
  • Ingredient restocking
  • Ingredient preparation
  • Knife safety
  • Foodservice sanitation
  • Equipment cleaning and maintenance
  • Multitasking
  • Food preparation
  • Effective prioritization
  • Highly motivated
  • Punctual and honest
  • Cleaning and organization
  • Team-oriented
  • Active listener
  • OSHA certified
  • Appropriate PPE
  • High work ethic
  • Friendly towards customer and/or guest
12/2019 to Current Food Prep Cook Rocket Farm Restaurants | Nashville, TN,

I have experience with team work, fast pace, large numbers of customers, prep and line work, and presentation. I plated up food, served people, worked buffets, and served in cafes. I'm still employed here but mainly on weekends.

  • Supported kitchen quality initiatives by following nutrition, safety and sanitation guidelines.
  • Followed chef prep lists and last-minute orders to help team meet customer needs.
  • Carved meats into precise cuts for cooking.
  • Operated kitchen tools safely and used great knife skills to quickly prepare ingredients.
  • Prepared simple dishes such as salads and common entrees.
  • Maintained clean and orderly kitchen with regular attention to checklists.
  • Prepped vegetables and ingredients by washing, chopping and dicing.
  • Dressed, seasoned and garnished appetizers and salads to prepare for food service.
  • Assisted with training and development of new talent.
  • Assisted with dining room tasks by removing soiled dishes during meal service and returning to kitchen for washing.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues or customer requests, including allergen concerns.
  • Precooked garnishes such as bacon pieces for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Operated grills and steamers to prepare vegetables, potatoes, rice and meats.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
01/2021 to 05/2021 Busser Canyon Ranch | Lenox, MA,

I worked with customers greeting them as they walked in. I would sweep/vacuum when not bussing a table. When bussing a table, I followed sanitization rules and completed a task efficiently and quickly. I learned to memorize tables quickly and restocking the certain stations. I answered questions the guests asked.

  • Monitored customer movements and quickly cleared empty tables for future customers.
  • Cleared tables efficiently to maintain high turnover rate and minimize wait times.
  • Restocked condiments and drink station supplies to maintain customer satisfaction.
  • Verified adequate levels of supplies such as linens and trays and restocked low items.
  • Offered product samples, answered questions and suggested products.
  • Maintained knowledge of menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods to assist guests with menu selection.
  • Supported serving staff in delivering accurate and well-presented food orders.
  • Backed up cashier staff to process customer orders and payments.
  • Greeted guests with friendliness and professionalism.
  • Stocked displays with new and transferred merchandise.
  • Suggested additional items and offered samples of weekly promotional items to increase store sales.
  • Applied proactive and resourceful nature to create pleasant guest experiences.
02/2018 to 04/2019 Crew Member Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. | West Palm Beach, FL,

I was a "white shirt" meaning I was under the age of 16 and unable to work with certain items. I cleaned and sanitized lobby and back of house. Organizing stock efficiency. Answered and served customers appropriately. Worked with drive through taking an order and receiving payment.

  • Kept restaurant lobby, front counter, drive-thru, kitchen and restrooms neat and clean throughout shift.
  • Demonstrated proper food safety practices by accurately completing quality control checklist.
  • Prepared quality products while maintaining portion control and presentation within service goal times.
  • Studied maps and changing weather conditions to design effective and safe routes for vessels.
  • Remained mindful of workplace safety according to predetermined specifications.
  • Upheld high standards of productivity and quality in all areas of operations.
  • Identified unacceptable work or materials and independently corrected problems to keep operations on-target.
  • Performed cleaning duties, including wiping tables and equipment, sweeping and refilling stock.
  • Packed all fast food products in approved containers, cups and bags.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2022 | Culinary Arts Greater Altoona Career And Technology Center, Altoona, PA GPA:
Expected in 05/2022 High School Diploma | Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School, Hollidaysburg, PA GPA:

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School Attended
  • Greater Altoona Career And Technology Center
  • Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School
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  • Food Prep Cook
  • Busser
  • Crew Member
  • High School Diploma