Food Service Associate resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Dependable retail sales professional with experience in dynamic, high-performance environments. Skilled in processing transactions, handling cash, using registers and arranging merchandise. Maintains high-level customer satisfaction by smoothly resolving customer requests, needs and problems. Motivated Sales professional with demonstrated success in merchandising and strategic development. Confident and persuasive with exemplary product knowledge. Recognized for advanced sales and merchandising skills. Friendly retail professional with successful background in sales and marketing. Drives sales-goal attainment and customer satisfaction through exceptional customer relations and sales abilities. Proficient in use of POS software. Reliable [Job Title] skilled in processing POS system transactions and providing superior customer service. Ready to fulfill opportunity within team by leveraging bakery operations and equipment knowledge. Retail sales professional versed in product placement and merchandising. Extensive experience in inventory management and shipment processing. Hardworking and passionate job seeker with strong organizational skills eager to secure entry-level [Job Title] position. Ready to help team achieve company goals. Reliable and upbeat [Job Title] successful at promoting customer loyalty, satisfaction and purchases with consultative techniques and diligent attention to individual needs. Knowledgeable about product merchandising, payment processing and cleaning. Dedicated and dependable relationship-builder with excellent organizational strengths and superior work ethic. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

  • Supervised team of [Number] staff members.
  • Collaborated with team of [Number] in the development of [Project name].
  • Achieved [Result] through effectively helping with [Task].
  • Resolved product issue through consumer testing.
  • Training Video Production
  • Food Production Processes
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Confidential Data Protection
  • Kitchen Safety Standards
  • Workstation Maintenance
  • Cleanliness and Sanitation
  • Dependable and Cooperative
  • Team Meetings
  • Sweeping and Mopping
  • Daily Food Preparation
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Workstation Setup and Breakdown
  • Maintaining Clean Work Areas
  • Safe Food Handling
  • Coordinating Orders
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Food Preparation
  • Coffee and Tea Preparation
  • Proper Waste Disposal
  • Proper Storage Procedures
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Equipment and Store Cleaning
  • Work Task Prioritization
  • Station Preparation
  • Health Code Compliance
  • Food Serving and Preparation
Work History
Food Service Associate, 08/2008 - 06/2022
7-Eleven, Inc. Avondale, PA,
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and washed food prep tools, utensils and equipment.
  • Assisted with mealtimes by plating food when working serving line.
  • Notified supervisor of low stock as reminder to order ingredients, supplies and products.
  • Sanitized pots, pans, utensils, kitchen appliances and equipment using company-approved cleaning supplies.
  • Maintained high personal grooming standards and uniform presentation.
  • Washed, peeled and cut various foods such as fruits and vegetables to prepare for cooking or serving.
  • Reduced kitchen accidents by maintaining high standards of cleanliness and organization.
  • Lifted and carried heavy materials.
  • Adhered to procedures in preparing food items.
  • Pushed, pulled and transported large loads and objects.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Maintained clean, trash-free workspaces to maximize productivity and safety.
  • Strictly followed sanitation and food safety guidelines as required by regulatory agencies and company.
Cashier's Assistant, 03/2008 - 09/2013
Whole Foods Union, NJ,
  • Operated cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions with excellent accuracy levels.
  • Answered questions about store policies and addressed customer concerns.
  • Promoted customer loyalty and consistent sales by delivering friendly service and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Worked closely with shift manager to solve problems and handle customer concerns.
  • Replenished sales floor merchandise and organized shelves, racks and bins for optimal appearance.
  • Reviewed weekly sales ads and monitored price changes.
  • Cleaned and sanitized cashier workstation and scanning area.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs.
  • Removed trash, swept and mopped floors for professional appearance.
  • Retrieved items for customers and verified prices.
  • Cleaned, swept, mopped and disinfected shop area to maintain customer safety and health.
  • Worked with other associates to support cashiers and management needs.
  • Trained new cashier team members in customer service and money handling processes.
  • Increased access to inventory by supporting merchandise stocking and search efforts.
  • Scanned store regularly for potential safety or operational issues and reported to management for resolutions.
  • Performed cash, card and check transactions to complete customer purchases.
  • Operated cash register to record transactions accurately and efficiently.
  • Reconciled cash drawer at start and end of each shift, accounting for errors and resolving discrepancies.
  • Checked identification for proof-of-age for alcohol and tobacco sales.
  • Set up new sales displays each [Timeframe].
  • Solicited customers to purchase loyalty and item protection plans, successfully bringing in $[Amount] per month in new revenue.
Daycare Assistant, 06/2007 - 08/2009
North Country Academy Riverside, CA,
  • Maintained clean, neat and hazard-free areas to protect kids, personnel and families.
  • Sanitized dishes, tabletops, toys and frequently touched surfaces to prevent spreading of germs.
  • Built constructive and open relationships with families with forthright yet friendly communication.
  • Monitored entrances and exits to maintain safety and organized environments.
  • Met with parents about daily activities, positive developments and issues.
  • Kept notes of behavior issues, food served and medications administered to children.
  • Managed in-home daycare with [Number] infants, [Number] toddlers and preschoolers and [Number] school-aged children.
  • Drove bus to safely pick up and drop off children from homes and field trip locations.
  • Used patience, skill and various behavior modification techniques to maintain order and safety.
  • Taught children to organize toys, wash hands and share by leading by example.
Apartment Leasing Consultant, 05/1990 - 04/1996
Monarch Investment And Management Group Florissant, MO,
  • Greeted clients, showed apartments, and prepared leases.
  • Responded to requests and scheduled appointments for property showings.
  • Assisted prospective tenants in paperwork completion and other logistics to facilitate smooth move-in processes.
  • Distributed and followed up on tenant renewal notices.
  • Responded to messages and inquiries from various parties and used well-developed active listening and open-ended questioning skills to promote quick issue resolution.
  • Resolved conflicts between tenants regarding noise, encroachments and parking.
  • Conducted property showings to highlight features, answer questions and redirect concerns to close contracts.
  • Kept records accurate, detailed and fully compliant with reporting requirements to meet state, local and federal housing requirements.
  • Verified tenant incomes and other information before accepting lease applications.
  • Inspected properties before and after new tenant move-ins to schedule maintenance, cleaners and other services.
  • Collected monthly rent payments and other fees, always properly recording and processing money.
  • Collected rent and tracked resident payments and information in computer system.
  • Escalated major issues to property manager for immediate remediation.
  • Contracted maintenance workers based on tenant needs and acted quickly to maintain tenant satisfaction during emergency situations.
  • Oversaw monthly collections and maintained high payment rates by building positive relationships with tenants.
  • Liaised between property owners and tenants about expectations, paperwork, payments and other logistics.
  • Maintained long-term relationships with property owners and other professionals to deliver best-in-class leasing consultation.
Associate of Applied Science: Business Management/ Marketing, Expected in 05/2013
Sullivan University, Lexington, Campus - Lexington, KY,

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  • Sullivan University, Lexington, Campus

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  • Food Service Associate
  • Cashier's Assistant
  • Daycare Assistant
  • Apartment Leasing Consultant


  • Associate of Applied Science

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