food service specialist resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Motivated Service Worker with exceptional social skills, communication abilities and customer service background. Dedicated to following health and safety guidelines and handling food items properly. Pursues every opportunity to support team members and proactively address issues. Systematic Administrative Assistant with successful experience in fast-paced office settings. Hardworking team-player with expertise completing various clerical tasks and offering staff support. Responsible, punctual and productive professional when working with little to no supervision.

  • Multitasking Abilities
  • Data Entry
  • Teambuilding
  • Decision-Making
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Active Listening
Work History
Food Service Specialist, 03/2018 - Current
State Of Louisiana Haughton, LA,
  • Maintained proper temperatures during storage, cooking and serving.
  • Kept surfaces, tools and equipment clean and sanitized.
  • Maintained clean, trash-free workspaces to maximize productivity and safety.
  • Prevented food spoilage by monitoring dates, rotating stock and following proper storage procedures.
  • Learned other teammates' work tasks to train as backup.
  • Inspected equipment, refrigerators and warming lamps to check compliance with safe operating levels.
  • Maintained compliance with company policies and procedures for food safety, sanitation and quality.
  • Oversaw training of more than 20 team members.
  • Tracked food production levels, meal counts and supply costs.
  • Limited portion sizes and used garnishes to control food costs.
  • Oversaw food preparation and monitored safety protocols.
  • Maintained kitchen cleanliness and sanitation through correct procedures and scheduled cleaning of surfaces and equipment.
  • Kept facility compliant with health codes, sanitation requirements and license regulations, alleviating potentially heavy fines.
  • Verified prepared food met standards for quality and quantity before serving to customers.
Childcare Provider and Cook, 02/2008 - 07/2016
Osage Nation WELA City, STATE,
  • Sanitized dishes, tabletops, toys and frequently touched surfaces to prevent spreading of germs.
  • Maintained effective schedule balance between rest periods, active play and instruction.
  • Introduced children to educational games and activities to boost learning.
  • Applied positive behavior management techniques to enhance social interactions and emotional development.
  • Prepared healthy foods and beverages for children based on optimal dietary guidelines and individual restrictions.
  • Distributed food, napkins and beverages in preparation for snack time.
  • Consulted with families to discuss activities and behaviors of each child.
  • Used positive reinforcement techniques to promote patience and other good behaviors in children.
  • Helped children develop motor skills in preparation for preschool and kindergarten.
  • Cooked meals according to administrative policies, health code regulations and food service standards.
  • Prepared and served over 20 nutritious meals each day.
  • Measured, weighed and mixed appropriate ingredients according to recipe directions.
  • Updated daily logs, checked in deliveries and submitted weekly reports.
  • Oversaw scheduling, inventory management and supply ordering to maintain fully stocked kitchen.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Responded to emails and other correspondence to facilitate communication and enhance business processes.
  • Completed accurate daily report documents, memos and invoices.
  • Organized envelopes, postage and mail correspondence for staff and management, maintaining postage meter and coordinating with delivery and courier services.
  • Greeted incoming visitors and customers professionally and provided friendly, knowledgeable assistance.
  • Provided clerical support to company employees by copying, faxing and filing documents.
  • Responded to inquiries from callers seeking information.
Cashier or Checker Stock Clerk, 01/2004 - 02/2008
Palace Grocery City, STATE,
  • Operated cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions with excellent accuracy levels.
  • Worked flexible schedule and extra shifts to meet business needs.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs.
  • Restocked and organized merchandise in front lanes.
  • Answered questions about store policies and addressed customer concerns.
  • Worked closely with shift manager to solve problems and handle customer concerns.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies in daily totals.
  • Replenished sales floor merchandise and organized shelves, racks and bins for optimal appearance.
  • Reviewed weekly sales ads and monitored price changes.
  • Greeted customers and directed to requested products.
  • Moved merchandise using forklifts, pallet jacks and hand trucks.
  • Kept aisles clear and clean while restocking to prevent accidents and enable others to easily pass by.
  • Operated equipment such as pallet jacks and hand trucks to move heavy boxes.
  • Moved cardboard, plastic ties and other debris from unboxing to trash.
  • Accomplished multiple tasks within established timeframes.
Summer Student Assistant, 05/1999 - 08/2002
White Hair Memorial City, STATE,
  • Helped with office tasks, taking messages, scanning documents and answering phone inquiries.
  • Searched at library and in scholarly databases to locate necessary information for research projects.
  • Collected, arranged and input information into database system.
  • Answered constant flow of customer calls with minimal wait times.
  • Maintained clean and comfortable environments in commercial buildings by vacuuming, cleaning windows and dusting.
  • Moved furniture for cleaning and set up for special events.
No Degree: , Expected in
Nothern Oklahoma College - Tonkawa, OK,
Status -
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2003
Woodland Public School - Fairfax, OK,
Status -

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Nothern Oklahoma College
  • Woodland Public School

Job Titles Held:

  • Food Service Specialist
  • Childcare Provider and Cook
  • Cashier or Checker Stock Clerk
  • Summer Student Assistant


  • No Degree
  • High School Diploma

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