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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
  • resumesample@example.com
Summary

Punctual Line Cook, Food Prep, and Dishwasher experienced in following menus and recipes to prepare foods. Skillful in setting up and cleaning equipment for daily food preparation and receiving, stocking ingredients and kitchen supplies. Excellent multitasker recognized for supporting successful kitchen operations.

Skills
  • Vegetable washing
  • Knife safety
  • Seasoning measurement
  • Ingredient preparation
  • Surface sanitizing
  • Storage management
  • Ingredient restocking
  • Recipe preparation
  • Foodservice sanitation
  • Dish preparation
  • Equipment cleaning and maintenance
  • Cutting and slicing techniques
  • Highly motivated
  • Team-oriented
  • Cleaning and organization
  • Effective prioritization
  • Ingredient inspection
  • Active listener
  • Food preparation
  • Punctual and honest
  • Recipe creation
  • Food presentation
  • Hazardous chemical handling
  • Kitchen station support
  • High efficiency
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Cleaning procedures
  • Equipment operation
  • Microsoft Office
Experience
Food Prep Cook, 05/2021 to Current
Whole FoodsKahului, HI,
  • Maintained clean and orderly kitchen with regular attention to checklists.
  • Supported kitchen quality initiatives by following nutrition, safety and sanitation guidelines.
  • Processed incoming deliveries, rotated stock and put away new items in correct locations.
  • Operated kitchen tools safely and used great knife skills to quickly prepare ingredients.
  • Followed chef prep lists and last-minute orders to help team meet customer needs.
  • Carved meats into precise cuts for cooking.
  • Adhered to all regulatory standards regarding safe and sanitary food prep.
  • Prepped vegetables and ingredients by washing, chopping and dicing.
  • Sliced meats to prepare for cooking and assembly of menu items such as Philly Cheese Steaks and Ham Sliders.
Dishwasher, 05/2021 to Current
Beaumont HospitalsRoyal Oak, MI,
  • Scrubbed pots, pans and trays by hand or cleaned using industrial washing machine.
  • Kept dishware, glasses and utensils ready for all customer needs by quickly scraping, washing and restacking items.
  • Developed great team spirit with other personnel by pitching in and helping with task completion.
  • Sanitized counters and wiped down surfaces following food preparation to prevent cross-contamination from raw meats.
  • Maintained assigned areas to keep organized and clean by mopping floor.
  • Operated and maintained cleaning equipment and tools, including dishwasher, hand wash stations, pot-scrubbing station and trash compactor.
  • Studied methods of coworkers, successfully learning kitchen and food service skills.
  • Removed built-up waste and potential contaminants from waste receptacles, machinery and cooking equipment.
  • Backed up kitchen team members during heavy work periods to maximize team coverage.
  • Cleared trash and washed work area tables, walls, refrigerator equipment, cooking equipment and floors to keep sanitized kitchen.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
Line Cook, 06/2021 to Current
Erickson LivingAshburn, VA,
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct food temperature for high scores on health inspections.
  • Restocked food items throughout shift to prepare necessary ingredients for cooking and timely service.
  • Maintained hygienic kitchen by regularly mopping, disinfecting workspace and washing all utensils and glassware.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Assisted in preparation of menu items ranging from burgers to sandwiches.
  • Washed and peeled ingredients to prepare for different meals and recipes.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times during lunch and dinner rush.
  • Conducted daily inspections and maintained food sanitation and kitchen equipment safety reports.
  • Recorded and reported status of various ingredient stock levels to notify manager to reorder products.
  • Marinated food items according to corporate-provided instructions and recipes.
  • Created nutritious, visually appealing, innovative and properly prepared and flavored food.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues, customer requests or substitutions for allergen concerns.
  • Precooked garnishes for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Cooked multiple orders simultaneously during busy periods.
  • Developed new recipes based on knowledge of consumer tastes, ideal nutritional needs and budgetary considerations.
  • Mentored and trained staff by teaching cooking skills and kitchen maintenance, improving overall quality and performance.
  • Developed process to accurately track food costs more efficiently, saving in food waste.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2024
Deland High School - Deland, FL
GPA:
  • DECA [Distributive Education Clubs of America] Member
  • 3.0 GPA
Certifications
  • Foodhandler, Airport Restaurant & Gin Mill - 5/22/2021-5/22/2024

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School Attended
  • Deland High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Food Prep Cook
  • Dishwasher
  • Line Cook
Degrees
  • High School Diploma

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