Food Prep Cook Shift Leader resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Innovative [Job Title] with well-rounded food background and extensive knowledge of all kitchen equipment. High-energy leader emphasizing healthy dishes made with local ingredients. Creatively builds exciting meals to satisfy discerning customers. Reliable Head Cook offering [Number] years of experience working in busy, institutional-sized kitchens. Natural leader and motivating [Job Title] competent in keeping kitchen staff on task and efficient to handle high-volume work. Knowledgeable about sourcing ingredients, maintaining budgets and maximizing customer satisfaction. Works with [Job title] to analyze food costs and forecast business trends to make menu recommendations to meet company goals. Expert [Job Title] successful at overseeing and handling [Number] of kitchen staff in preparation of meals. History of managing and guiding multiple processes with speed and efficiency.

  • Culinary techniques
  • Kitchen staff management
  • Cleaning and sanitizing methods
  • Inventory oversight
Food Prep/Cook Shift Leader, 08/2016 to Current
Land O' LakesBlack River Falls, WI,
  • Checked freezer and refrigerator each day to verify proper functioning.
  • Followed the "first in, first out" rule with every food and beverage item, tossing outdated and expired food products.
  • Sanitized all counters and utensils used for the preparation of raw meat, poultry, fish and eggs.
  • Communicated with kitchen employees, answered questions and offered insight into food preparations.
  • Made sure the kitchen, cooking utensils and storeroom were kept clean at all times.
  • Assessed inventory levels and placed orders to replenish goods before supplies depleted.
  • Developed innovative menu to provide customers with over [Number] high-quality food options.
  • Washed utensils, plates and chopping boards between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Created exciting dishes at competitive prices to attract clientele and increase revenue.
Maintenance Supervisor, 08/2016 to 01/2021
Fisher Island ClubMiami Beach, FL,
  • Repaired equipment and machinery, performing maintenance according to updated industry standards.
  • Diagnosed equipment malfunctions and completed repairs to restore equipment and maintain uptime.
  • Managed maintenance activities, including supervising staff and inspecting equipment.
  • Supervised facility operations, including preventive maintenance projects, employee tasks and performance and adherence to safety standards.
  • Assessed system operations to identify potential areas requiring maintenance services.
Night Auditor, 08/2016 to 01/2021
Hallmark Inn & SuitesCity, STATE,
  • Completed all nightly updates to hotel rates and individual room charges.
  • Handled night audit paperwork, verification of daily room occupancy and hotel revenue reviews.
  • Audited and balanced cash and credit transactions daily and reset register for next day's operations.
  • Monitored reservations to track incoming parties and special events.
  • Maintained cleanliness of bathrooms, lobby and front desk.
  • Completed daily computer backups, checked for viruses and updated programs.
  • Balanced accounts and conducted nightly audits to keep bookkeeping current.
  • Coordinated with guest services and concierge team to meet guest needs.
  • Checked auditing discrepancies by reconciling cash drop and credit card transactions.
  • Directed and trained new staff on procedures, service standards and productivity strategies and provided assistance and mentoring.
  • Assisted guests in locating amenities such as casino, gift shop, restaurants, fitness center, pool and spa.
  • Updated accounts and logs throughout shift to keep up with all requirements.
  • Assisted hotel guests with check in and out procedures courteously.
  • Maintained well-stocked and presentable complementary food and beverage station.
  • Applied mathematical skills to calculate totals, check figures and correct problems with physical and digital files.
  • Reviewed item requests and room service orders for accuracy and any needed assistance.
  • Managed late check-ins and provided information on hotel amenities, including dining establishments, spa hours and room service.
  • Generated daily, weekly and monthly [Type] reports to close out day and meet objectives.
  • Attended all mandatory meetings for hotel staff and brought issues to attention of upper management.
  • Informed travelers of hotel security features and offered details regarding fire and emergency procedures.
  • Volunteered to take on duties and tasks for [Job Title] and [Job Title] during peak periods or staff absences.
  • Managed inventory of keys and linens each day and included all necessary information on audit reports.
  • Maintained current understanding of state and federal accounting procedures to prevent any legal or compliance issues.
  • Documented wake-up requests and set up automatic calls in system.
  • Processed end-of-day paperwork using [Software], verifying deposits and rectifying discrepancies.
  • Created spreadsheets using [Software] and entered all financial information daily to keep critical details well-organized and accessible to appropriate staff members.
  • Ran end-of-day computer functions and closed out reports, submitting details to [Job title] for review.
  • Reported on room information to [Job title] and accounted for any variances.
  • Managed [Number]+ in-person and telephone information requests and reservations each day.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1999
East St John - Reserve, LA,

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School Attended

  • East St John

Job Titles Held:

  • Food Prep/Cook Shift Leader
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Night Auditor


  • High School Diploma

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