food service associate resume example with 14+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Dedicated Special Education Paraprofessional with a background in assisting teachers with classroom activities. Knowledgeable in school safety, learning processes and individualized expression. Offering a successful career history comprising more than 5 years.

  • Social and Group Settings
  • Autism and Spectrum Disorders
  • Emotional Support
  • Student Supervision
  • IEP compliance
  • Teacher Support
  • Classroom management
  • Instructional Support
Portage High School Portage, IN, Expected in High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Panera Bread Co - Food Service Associate
Braintree, MA, 11/2020 - Current
  • Compiled recipe ingredients and prepared for cooks by washing, cutting or measuring food items.
  • Promoted customer satisfaction by preparing food according to standard recipes with modifications based on individual customer requirements.
  • Greeted visitors, answered questions and accepted payments.
  • Cooked batches of food according to standard recipes.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dishes and utensils, consistently keeping adequate supplies on hand for expected customer loads.
  • Kept supplies in sufficient stock by assessing inventory levels and reporting lower stock items.
  • Carefully prepared orders by slicing, weighing and packaging cheeses and meats and accurately calculated prices.
  • Strictly followed sanitation and food safety guidelines as required by regulatory agencies and company.
  • Accommodated patrons with allergies and dietary restrictions by adjusting preparation methods or ingredients and confirming accuracy of plates.
  • Prevented food spoilage by monitoring dates, rotating stock and following proper storage procedures.
Corcoran Joint Unified - Paraprofessional
Corcoran, CA, 08/2019 - 10/2020
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance.
  • Monitored students on field trips by overseeing various tasks, including roll call and group movement to keep youths safe in public settings.
  • Facilitated group sessions and provided one-on-one support.
  • Kept classrooms clean, neat and properly sanitized for student health and classroom efficiency.
  • Assisted classroom teacher in supervising snack time and indoor and outdoor play.
  • Maintained safety and security of all youth under care.
  • Oversaw students in classroom and common areas to monitor, enforce rules and support lead teacher.
  • Organized classroom library and art areas each day to keep classroom well-maintained.
  • Reported on student progress, behavior and social skills to parents.
  • Instructed small groups of students in basic concepts such as alphabet, shapes and color recognition.
  • Assisted teachers with classroom management and document coordination to maintain positive learning environment.
  • Led reading and arts and crafts lessons.
  • Documented student behaviors, interventions and outcomes to enable lead teacher to address pertinent issues.
  • Relieved classroom teacher during breaks, using [Skill] to maintain order and structure in classroom.
Andover Public Schools - Special Education Instructional Assistant
Andover, MA, 03/2016 - 03/2019
  • Supported student learning objectives through personalized and small group assistance.
  • Delivered personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support to individual students to enable positive learning outcomes.
  • Documented student behaviors, interventions and outcomes to enable lead teacher to address pertinent issues.
  • Used behavior modeling and specialized teaching techniques to share and reinforce social skills.
  • Assessed student assignments to check quality and completeness before submission for grading.
  • Organized and guided activities for students, including skills practice, research and memorization tasks.
  • Aided special education teachers in delivering important services for individuals with exceptionalities.
  • Increased proficiencies by attending professional developmental workshops on learning goals, classroom management, student motivation and engaging learning activities.
  • Set up visual aids, equipment and classroom displays to support teacher's lesson delivery.
  • Accompanied students to restroom, on field trips, to cafeteria and to playground.
University Of California - Food Service Manager
Sacramento, CA, 09/2006 - 03/2016
  • Maintained high standards of food quality by reviewing shipments, overseeing preparation and monitoring food safety.
  • Organized and oversaw food service training to educate employees on various tasks, including resetting tables, relaying orders to cooks and upselling food and beverages.
  • Controlled labor hours and inventory costs through hands-on management and proactive changes.
  • Maintained compliance with company policies and procedures for food safety, sanitation and quality.
  • Oversaw balancing of cash registers, reconciled transactions and deposited establishment's earnings.
  • Reviewed pricing and ordered food ingredients, kitchen appliances and supplies.
  • Managed employees throughout preparation and service of 350 meals per day.
  • Maintained effective supply levels by monitoring and reordering food stock and dry goods.
  • Tracked food production levels, meal counts and supply costs.
  • Set and enforced performance and service standards to keep consistent, high-quality environment devoted to customer satisfaction.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Portage High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Food Service Associate
  • Paraprofessional
  • Special Education Instructional Assistant
  • Food Service Manager


  • High School Diploma

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