food service worker resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Diligent Barista offering food handling experience combined with focus on quality service. Background managing ingredient preparation and kitchen organization. Dedicated to providing exceptional, consistent service to build loyal customer base.

  • Cooking procedures
  • Food assembly
  • Safe food handling
  • Point of Sale (POS) system operations
  • Menu memorization
  • Special dietary requirements
  • Dish preparation
  • Check payment processing
08/2018 to 03/2020 Food Service Worker Salvation Army Usa | Roselle, IL,
  • Maintained order and cleanliness of work areas to conform with health codes.
  • Enforced staff performance and service standards to deliver consistent and positive customer experiences.
  • Acquired new skills to support team and further accommodate customer needs.
  • Kept food storage and preparation equipment in good working order to maximize safety and cost-efficiency of operations.
  • Gathered ingredients and cleaned and cut food items to prep recipes.
  • Stored perishable food items in freezer or refrigerator to protect from spoilage.
  • Washed, peeled, and seeded fruits and vegetables.
  • Controlled portion sizes and garnishing to optimize cost controls.
  • Carried pans, kettles and trays of food to and from work stations, stove and refrigerator.
  • Cleaned and sanitized work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes and silverware.
  • Operated cash register to process cash, check and credit card transactions.
  • Adjusted cooking methods and ingredients to accommodate dietary restrictions and food allergies.
02/1980 to 02/2013 Electronics Technician Bae Systems | Norfolk, VA,
  • Worked both independently and with crews to interpret electrical malfunctions and make repairs quickly to minimize downtime for customers.
  • Evaluated and tested aerospace products using measurement and diagnostic devices to adjust, test and repair equipment.
  • Executed excellent reading and interpreting of blueprints and schematics.
  • Rebuilt and repaired printed circuit boards.
  • Analyzed production drawings, interpreted schematics and followed detailed work instructions to accurately assemble radio/radar equipment.
  • Resolved customer complaints with advanced diagnostic tools.
  • Read and interpreted technical manuals, drawings and schematics to make accurate repair decisions.
  • Demonstrated professional attitude and exemplary composure in every internal and customer interaction to promote collaboration and team success.
  • Informed and educated new system users by delivering in-depth training sessions on incoming new employees.
  • Set up and operated specialized or standard test equipment to diagnose, test or analyze performance of electronic components, assemblies or systems.
  • Completed inspections and diagnostic procedures to identify problems and optimal resolutions.
  • Constructed and tested electronic circuits and installed point-to-point wire harnesses and connectors.
  • Assembled and tested components, wiring and systems, locating and correcting faults to optimize production results.
  • Leveraged outstanding communication, interpersonal and people skills to work well with clients.
  • Worked with engineers to troubleshot and resolve testing failures.
10/2020 to Present Barista Centura Health | Thornton, CO,
  • Operated cash register, collected payments, and provided accurate change.
  • Prepared and served coffee, espresso drinks, blended coffees and teas.
  • Maintained calm demeanor during high-volume periods and special events.
  • Maintained clean and organized workspace, enabling coworkers to locate resources and product.
  • Memorized official and off-menu coffee and tea preparations.
  • Managed morning rush of customers daily with efficient, levelheaded customer service.
  • Supported highest standards of conduct and service to support company reputation.
  • Received and accurately processed customer payments.
  • Described menu items to customers and suggested products based on stated preferences.
  • Weighed, grounded, and packed coffee to prepare customer orders.
  • Created complex, hand-crafted beverages based upon customer preferences.
  • Addressed and resolved customer concerns to maintain brand loyalty.
  • Repaired minor issues with equipment and handled troubleshooting tasks to keep coffee machines operational.
  • Followed health, safety, and sanitation guidelines to pass state inspections.
  • Arranged merchandise and built eye-catching displays to increase sales.
  • Greeted guests with pleasant smile and superior customer service.
  • Cleaned and sanitized work areas, utensils and equipment.
  • Enthusiastically engaged customers during busy periods to keep mood light and fun.
  • Protected customers by regularly cleaning and sanitizing work areas and equipment.
  • Restocked counter and customer areas to maintain adequate items levels for expected needs.
  • Listened to customer desires and needs to recommend optimal products.
  • Resolved customer disputes with tact and professionalism.
  • Prepared numerous varieties of hot and iced drinks with high accuracy and consistently strong customer satisfaction.
  • Educated customers on beverage menu items and provided samples of daily brews.
  • Gave details on coffee blends and preparation descriptions to customers.
  • Greeted over 40 customers daily, answered questions and recommended drinks and pastries.
  • Merchandised display cases and promoted prepared foods.
  • Protected store assets and facilities by complying with company policies and procedures.
  • Brewed several batches of coffee per shift, keeping watchful eye on levels to avoid empty machines during peak shop hours.
  • Brewed several batches of coffee per shift, keeping watchful eye on levels to avoid empty machines during peak shop hours.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1969 High School Diploma | Wahlert High School, Dubuque, IA, GPA:
Expected in | Electronics Technology Northeast Iowa Community College, Calmar, IA, GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Wahlert High School
  • Northeast Iowa Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Food Service Worker
  • Electronics Technician
  • Barista


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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