food service manager resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Competent managemnet bringing more than 15 years of food service and progressive leadership experience. Maintain budget controls and coverage needs to achieve business targets and provide high-quality support. Build relationships with patrons and employees by applying basic people skills. Veteran Food Service Manager successful at improving operations through efficiency updates, cost control strategies and profit management optimization. Excellent communication, planning and conflict resolutions skills. Effectively manage personnel and business operations to handle demanding [Area of expertise] needs while maximizing customer service standards. Trained in preparing and handling food, organizing inventory and optimizing customer relations. Diplomatic in addressing customer concerns and resolving issues. Focused on optimizing procedures and service quality food service crews. Skilled in organizing, delegating and overseeing tasks with a hands-on management style. Energetic manager with 15 years of experience offering quality food services. Team leader focused on coaching staff and solving problems involving kitchen efficiency, inventory, customer satisfaction. Energetic Kitchen Manager enthusiastic about working with high-performance teams. Personable, responsible, and hardworking professional. Dedicated to innovative dishes, effective budgeting and top-of-the-line customer service. Friendly and helpful manager with prompt nature and willingness to work flexible schedule. Dedicated to top-quality service while maintaining efficiency and compliance with safe food-handling practices. [Job Title] with background in cash handling, check out, stocking and bagging. Very quick learner, and efficient worker, love working with the public. Am able to do any job i set my mind to do. Have a working knowledge of computers and book keeping.

  • Production records
  • Cost controls
  • Kitchen staff coordination
  • Cleanliness
  • Workflow planning
  • Conflict resolution
  • Kitchen equipment operation and maintenance
  • Strategic planning
  • Safe food handling
  • Recruitment
  • Food plating and presentation
  • Recipes and menu planning
  • Budgeting
  • Store management
  • Cash handling expert
  • Product stocking
  • POS inventory system operation
  • Slicing meats and cheeses
  • Food station setup
  • Food preparation
  • Electric pallet jack operation
  • To-go order preparation
  • Daily specials memorization
  • Concentration
  • Merchandising and displays
  • Compliance standards
  • Customer service oriented
  • Forklift operation
  • Managing changing priorities
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Deboneing meat
  • Written communication
  • Event management
  • Serve safe for managers license
  • Order accuracy
  • Forecasting and planning
  • Vendor relations
  • Depth perception
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Menu planning
  • Strong work ethic
  • Employee training and development
  • Presentation skills
  • Multitasking
  • [Specialty] Cuisine knowledge
  • Adaptability
  • Accurate money handling
  • Ordering and invoicing
  • Food spoilage prevention
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Service industry background
  • Management
  • Quick learner
  • Outgoing and energetic
  • Team leadership
  • Inventory control
  • Dining area cleanliness
  • Working in coolers and freezers
  • Weights and measures
  • Time management
  • Customer-focused
  • Menu presentation
  • Efficient precision
  • Shipping and receiving background
  • Banquet coordination
  • Effective trainer
  • Strong communication skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Bill computation
  • Employee training
Work History
Food Service Manager, 04/2010 to Current
Par Pacific Holdings IncLiberty Lake, WA,
  • Set and enforced performance and service standards to keep consistent, high-quality environment devoted to customer satisfaction.
  • Inspected preparation and storage equipment regularly to assess and maintain performance for cost-effective, safe operations.
  • 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 sanitation, cooking and upkeep on all kitchen appliances.
  • Reviewed pricing and ordered food ingredients, kitchen appliances and supplies.
  • Oversaw training of more than 5 team members.
  • Tracked food production levels, meal counts and supply costs.
  • Managed employees throughout preparation and service of 2 meals per day.
  • Maintained compliance with company policies and procedures for food safety, sanitation and quality.
  • Orchestrated positive customer experiences at all stages by overseeing every area of kitchen operations.
Caregiver, 02/2019 to 06/2019
Central Lakes CollegePerham, MN,
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Established nutritious meal plans and prepared daily offerings to meet patient dietary needs.
  • Assisted patients with personal requirements, including keeping spaces clean and helping with grooming.
  • Offered social support by transporting individuals to events and activities, in addition to medical appointments and shopping trips.
  • Helped clients maintain optimal health by overseeing medication administration and all doctor's appointments.
  • Kept household areas clean and well-stocked, ran errands, managed laundry and completed weekly grocery shopping.
  • Helped family members plan healthy meals, purchase ingredients and cook meals to provide adequate nutrition for client well being.
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs, including bathing and personal grooming, to maintain self-esteem and general wellness.
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs.
  • Helped with home management tasks such as preparing meals, grocery shopping, and cleaning.
  • Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments.
  • Arranged transportation and accompanied patients to doctors' offices or errands.
  • Monitored progress and documented any patient health status changes, keeping healthcare team updated.
  • Documented residents' behavior in terms of mental status, sleeping and eating patterns in medical record books.
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for care.
  • Built strong relationships with clients to deliver emotional support and companionship.
  • Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming.
  • Worked to improve and enhance patient lives through effective and compassionate care.
  • Shopped for groceries regularly in order to keep house stocked with necessities.
  • Kept clients engaged in social networks and communities.
  • Ran errands for customers, including shopping, and picking up other necessities.
Line Cook, 11/2009 to 08/2016
Pyramid Hotel GroupNew York, NY,
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Cleaned counters, food preparation areas and equipment with sanitizing spray to reduce risk of cross-contamination.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Upheld optimal staff and customer protections by monitoring food handling, cleaning and sanitation protocols.
  • Received food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete entire order together and serve hot.
  • Prepared items like bacon ahead of time to promote efficiency in dish garnishing.
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Transitioned between breakfast, lunch, and dinner service by changing food type and menu items.
  • Performed routine cleaning procedures across kitchen.
  • Distributed food to team members with efficiency in high-volume environment.
  • Prepared estimated 25 orders simultaneously during peak breakfast,lunch,& supper periods while, maximizing customer satisfaction.
  • Checked each food item for freshness and provided feedback to kitchen supervisor for removal.
  • Safely used kitchen equipment such as grill and fryers, effectively reducing injuries and burns.
  • Fried, grilled and baked foods such as baked potato's, chicken strips and Burgers.
  • Unloaded food supplies from distributor trucks to efficiently organize inventory.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations when opening and closing kitchen.
  • Handled portion control activities according to specified instructions provided by chef.
  • Collaborated with owners and coworkers to collect information about specific customer desires and dietary needs.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Produced over 30 dishes per day and maintained near-perfect customer satisfaction scores.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Wrapped up and stored unused food in appropriate containers and placed in refrigerator to avoid spoilage.
  • Prepared average of 10-150 orders each shift.
  • Grilled meats and seafood to customer specifications.
  • Prepared food items such as meats, poultry and fish for frying purposes.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1994 to Hannibal Sr. High School - Hannibal, MO

We had a vocational school with our high school, and i was able to take a number of classes to help me grow as i became an adult. I was able to take secretarial technologies class. Taught me how to transcribe and get my way to client files and invoices. At the time we did basic skills and some medical office skills. I did take several accounting classes and some computer classes.

: Accounting, Expected in to Central Community College, Lexington, Ne - Lexington, NE,

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School Attended

  • Hannibal Sr. High School
  • Central Community College, Lexington, Ne

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  • Food Service Manager
  • Caregiver
  • Line Cook


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