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

Energetic human food service specialist with background in food service. Skilled in dishwashing and cleaning with good knowledge of kitchen operations. Punctual team player with clear communication skills and flexibility to work evenings and weekends.

Talented food service specialist consistently handles high-volume over long shifts while keeping focus. Background communicating clearly to complete orders. Multitasker with history of supporting team and customer needs.

Well-qualified food service team member skilled at managing high-volume meal service needs. Proficient in safe food handling, cleaning procedures and sanitizing requirements. Expertise in food and health guidelines.

History of working in fast-paced kitchens to prepare ingredients and cook dishes. Replenishing supplies, cleaning tools and sanitizing surfaces.

Reliable Food Service Worker bringing 11 years of experience in food preparation and customer service. Took orders and made food quickly. Knowledgeable and experienced in food handling procedures.

Energetic and reliable human resources as well as food specialist with high attention to detail and strong command of food preparation safety. Expertly supports servers through high-volume shifts and caters to guest needs. Frequently commended for reliability and initiative.

Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience.

Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

Skills
  • Plating and presentation
  • Quality control
  • Cooking meals
  • Safe food serving
  • Service prioritization
  • High-volume dining
  • Special dietary requirements
  • Menu memorization
  • Check payment processing
  • Food inspection
  • Table setting arrangements
  • Menu item familiarity
  • Schedule management
  • Cooking procedures
  • Patient relations
  • Temperature standards
  • Food assembly
  • Inspection skills
  • Safe food handling
  • Nutrition basics
  • Storage procedures
  • Cleaning and sanitizing
  • Check Payment Processing
  • Team Player
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Service-Oriented
  • Special Requests and Substitutions
  • Warm and Friendly
  • Transactions and Cash Handling
  • Able to Lift 30 Pounds
  • High Energy and Stamina
  • Bathroom Servicing
  • Food Safety Standards
  • Relationship Building
  • Covid Symptom Screening
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Service Oriented
  • Cool Under Pressure
  • Safety Standards and Protocols
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Positive Team Player
  • Productivity and Time Management
  • Conscientious and Detail-Oriented
  • Laundry Management
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Decision Making
  • Willingness to Learn
  • Microsoft Office
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Valid State License
  • Checklists and Recordkeeping
  • Daily Facilities Cleaning
  • Mopping and Buffing Floors
  • Room and Public Space Cleaning
  • CDC Sanitation Guidelines
  • Guest Service and Support
  • Cart Stocking and Organization
  • Multitasking and Prioritizing
  • Professional and Courteous
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Trash Collection and Disposal
  • Customer Service-Focused
  • Stocking Bathrooms
  • Ironing Clothing
  • Washing Windows
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Supervision & Leadership
  • Problem Resolution
  • Active Listening
  • Good Work Ethic
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reliable & Trustworthy
  • People Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
  • Organizational Skills
  • Display Setup
  • Problem-Solving
  • Merchandising
  • Cash Handling
  • Building Customer Loyalty
  • Available Nights, Weekends and Holidays
  • Guest Seating
  • Conflict Mediation
  • Suspicious Activity Monitoring
  • Data Entry
  • Food Service Assistance
  • Restroom Inspection
  • First Aid and CPR
Experience
Food Service Specialist, 11/2018 - 12/2020
Taher, Inc. Monticello, WI,
  • Kept customer and food preparation areas clean and well-organized.
  • Completed opening, closing and shift change tasks by following company guidelines.
  • Took orders, prepared foods and processed payments in full-service establishment.
  • Followed recipes to cut, chop and combine correct ingredients and quantities to meet quality standards.
  • Used correct cleaning and sanitizing techniques on surfaces, tools and equipment.
  • Kept foods at safe temperatures in storage, during cooking and prior to serving.
  • Prepared nutritious meals according to standard guidelines.
  • Checked daily menus in order to accurately gather and prepare ingredients for entrees, sides and desserts.
  • Followed food safety regulations pertaining to sanitation, food handling and storage.
  • Maintained order and cleanliness of work areas to conform with health codes.
  • Cleaned and sanitized work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes and silverware.
  • Performed variety of duties related to food service.
  • Mopped floors and cleaned walk-in refrigerators and storage areas to maintain hygienic, sanitized work area.
  • Set up, restocked and cleaned dining areas.
  • Followed staff performance and service standards to deliver consistent and positive customer experiences.
  • Stored perishable food items in freezer or refrigerator to protect from spoilage.
  • Monitored inventory to keep adequate stock of food items and supplies.
  • Prevented spoilage and cross-contamination by storing food in designated containers and storage areas.
  • Washed, peeled and seeded fruits and vegetables.
  • Boosted customer satisfaction by quickly addressing and resolving complaints with food or service.
Food Service Supervisor, 04/2014 - 03/2017
Lifepoint Hospitals Wilmington, OH,
  • Trained workers in food preparation, money handling and cleaning roles to facilitate restaurant operations.
  • Monitored food storage, handling, preparation and delivery to maintain health and safety standards.
  • Created and adjusted department schedules and individual shift assignments.
  • Oversaw work and guest areas to provide clean, tidy and properly sanitized facilities according to established guidelines.
  • Collaborated with server trainees to promptly resolve potential customer concerns.
  • Performed continuous evaluations of employee performance and service levels.
  • Developed and implemented strategies to enhance team performance, improve processes and boost results.
  • Produced detailed documentation to outline potential worker issues.
  • Guided trainees to boost safety and inventory waste management to meet pre-established business thresholds for operation.
  • Delivered food prep training so that employees could effectively feed staff personnel.
  • Executed hands-on preventive maintenance and repairs to keep equipment functional.
  • Managed inventory and rotated food products in storage to avoid spoilage and waste.
  • Investigated and resolved customer complaints concerning food quality and service.
  • Adhered to company food, safety, quality and sanitation policies.
  • Responded to customer concerns efficiently, accurately and with detailed information.
  • Hired and trained new food service personnel to maintain high productivity levels of staff.
  • Supervised portion control and quantities of preparation to minimize waste.
  • Reconciled daily transactions, balanced cash registers and deposited restaurant's earnings at bank.
  • Scanned kitchen and service areas for items that needed to be cleaned or replenished and directed staff to complete tasks.
  • Reduced food waste by overseeing and planning ingredients, anticipated customers and popularity of items.
  • Served customers by phone to take orders and answer product or service questions.
  • Coordinated maintenance and repair of food service equipment.
  • Prepared and led food service training programs to teach staff various tasks.
  • Priced and ordered food products, kitchen equipment and food service supplies.
  • Planned menus in collaboration with chefs and other personnel.
Food Service Worker, 03/2015 - 03/2016
Legacy Traditional Schools Gilbert, AZ,
  • Followed food safety regulations pertaining to sanitation, food handling and storage.
  • Operated cash register to process cash, check and credit card transactions.
  • Cleaned and sanitized work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes and silverware.
  • Maintained order and cleanliness of work areas to conform with health codes.
  • Performed variety of duties related to food service.
  • Mopped floors and cleaned walk-in refrigerators and storage areas to maintain hygienic, sanitized work area.
  • Followed staff performance and service standards to deliver consistent and positive customer experiences.
  • Received food orders from individuals and explained offerings.
  • Monitored inventory to keep adequate stock of food items and supplies.
  • Followed recipes and customer requests to prepare meals.
  • Prevented spoilage and cross-contamination by storing food in designated containers and storage areas.
  • Gathered ingredients and cleaned and cut food items to prep recipes.
  • Complied with company service standards and adhered to inventory and cash control procedures.
  • Welcomed and thanked guests to demonstrate appreciation for patronage.
  • Refilled condiments, napkins and server workstations.
  • Chopped ingredients and prepped food items ahead of lunchtime and dinner rush periods.
  • Packaged and bagged cooked food and prepared items.
  • Rotated inventory to reduce waste and optimize freshness.
  • Filled and served various beverages for customers.
  • Oversaw inventory in buffet and reported replacement needs to kitchen management.
  • Maintained safe food handling practices to prevent germ spread.
  • Maintained high standards of customer service during high-volume work shifts and fast-paced operations.
  • Wiped down tables and removed trash and dirty plates to provide clean, welcoming dining environment.
  • Maintained clean and orderly appearance throughout kitchen and dining area.
  • Collaborated with team to deliver timely service of items.
  • Prepared workstations with ingredients and tools to increase efficiency.
  • Prepared variety of foods according to exact instructions and recipe specifications.
  • Used proper cleaning supplies and methods to disinfect counters where raw meat, poultry, fish and eggs had been prepared.
Food Service Team Member, 06/2012 - 03/2014
Ikea North America Services, Llc Woodbridge, VA,
  • Operated cash register to process cash, check and credit card transactions.
  • Cleaned and sanitized work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes and silverware.
  • Sought out and implemented methods to improve food service and team performance.
  • Controlled portion sizes and garnishing to optimize cost controls.
  • Coordinated guest relations to boost satisfaction and brand loyalty.
  • Followed food safety regulations pertaining to sanitation, food handling and storage.
  • Enhanced food quality by monitoring shipments, preparation and food handling.
  • Maintained order and cleanliness of work areas to conform with health codes.
  • Performed variety of duties related to food service.
  • Received food orders from individuals and explained offerings.
  • Set up, restocked and cleaned dining areas.
  • Maintained professional demeanor during interactions with customers and co-workers.
  • Acquired new skills to support team and further accommodate customer needs.
  • Prevented spoilage and cross-contamination by storing food in designated containers and storage areas.
  • Monitored inventory to keep adequate stock of food items and supplies.
  • Complied with company service standards and adhered to inventory and cash control procedures.
  • Stored perishable food items in freezer or refrigerator to protect from spoilage.
  • Gathered ingredients and cleaned and cut food items to prep recipes.
  • Washed, peeled and seeded fruits and vegetables.
  • Washed, peeled and cut fruits and vegetables to prepare for cooking or serving.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2015
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Meridian High School - Bellingham, WA
GPA:
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Meridian High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Food Service Specialist
  • Food Service Supervisor
  • Food Service Worker
  • Food Service Team Member

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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