food service worker resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Well-organized Food Service Worker bringing over 3 years of experience, upbeat nature and expertise in food preparation. Superior skills in organizing ingredients, collecting waste and sanitizing kitchen surfaces. Motivated with history working with little oversight to optimize performance.

  • Food Safety
  • Attention to Detail
  • Excellent communication
  • Time Management
  • Exceptional Customer Service
  • Computer and POS proficient
  • Food Preparation
  • Fast Learner
  • Well Organized
  • Dependable and Responsible
  • Menu Memorization
Expected in 05/2023 to to Bachelor of Science | Business Administration And Management University of North Carolina At Wilmington, Wilmington, NC GPA:
Expected in 07/2021 to to Riverside County Food Handler Certificate | Riverside County, , GPA:
Expected in 05/2020 to to Associate of General Studies | Liberal Arts And General Studies Coastal Carolina Community College, Jacksonville, NC GPA:
Expected in 06/2017 to to High School Diploma | Lejeune High School, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC, GPA:
Work History
05/2021 to 01/2022 Food Service Worker Amikids | Los Fresnos, TX,
  • Acted as head chef when required to maintain continuity of service and quality.
  • Mentored kitchen staff to prepare each for demanding roles.
  • Monitored food preparation, production and plating for quality control.
  • Compiled recipe ingredients and prepared for cooks by washing, cutting or measuring food items.
  • Sanitized dining ware and kitchen equipment according to health code standards.
  • Greeted customers at counter to fulfill requests and answer questions.
  • Promoted new or high-value food items by creating attractive displays in cases and other customer-facing areas.
  • Replenished condiments, beverages and supplies while maintaining cleanliness of service areas.
  • Prepared recipe ingredients by washing, peeling, cutting and measuring.
  • Maintained clean, trash-free workspaces to maximize productivity and safety.
  • Created appealing food arrangements for party trays and specialized orders.
  • Inspected equipment, refrigerators and warming lamps to check compliance with safe operating levels.
  • Prevented food spoilage by monitoring dates, rotating stock and following proper storage procedures.
  • Communicated effectively with customers to plan large or specialized orders, providing customers with recommendations, samples and response to particular requests.
  • Strictly followed sanitation and food safety guidelines as required by regulatory agencies and company.
  • Maintained speed of service for food orders while minimizing errors and complaints.
  • Cleared tables immediately after guests left in preparation for next party.
  • Maintained cash drawer of $200 or more per shift.
  • Operated cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions with excellent accuracy levels.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies in daily totals.
  • Completed sweeping, mopping and window-cleaning.
  • Performed daily facility checklists for cleaning floors, wiping down glass entryways and collecting trash.
  • Assisted with special facility events by preparing rooms, installing decorations and transporting supplies.
  • Inspected facility and grounds and picked up trash or other debris impacting appearance or movement flows between spaces.
  • Maintained clean and comfortable environments by vacuuming, cleaning windows and dusting.
  • Set up, arranged and removed decorations, tables, chairs, ladders and scaffolding to prepare facilities for large events.
  • Planned and directed high-volume food preparation in fast-paced environment.
  • Prevented cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when cooking and plating meals for food allergy sufferers.
10/2020 to 12/2020 Intern Benz Communications | Chicago, IL,
  • Work alongside clients with special needs to strengthen their motor skills.
  • Supported special need students with extra assistance in learning basic tenets of horseback riding with patience and deliberation.
  • Worked with children and parents to closely monitor and record social, behavioral and academic growth.
  • Taught proper communication and riding commands for optimal control and safety around horses.
  • Provided safe mobility support to help patients move around personal and public spaces.
  • Kept detailed daily logs with care actions, patient behaviors and all incidents.
  • Maintained animal health and wellbeing by brushing coat, trimming nails, cleaning ears and providing other types of basic care.
  • Followed effective process for bathing, grooming, and styling horses to remove dirt, loose hair, parasites and hair mats.
  • Kept animal coats clean and healthy with regular washing, grooming and trimming.
  • Worked with ranch hands to clean stables and riding areas.
  • Fit gear for horses and specific riders.
08/2019 to 07/2020 Food Service Worker Avalon Health Care Group | Othello, WA,
  • Carefully prepared orders by slicing, weighing and packaging cheeses and meats and accurately calculated prices.
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Prevented food spoilage by monitoring dates, rotating stock and following proper storage procedures.
  • Took customer orders and capitalized on opportunities to sell special beverage and food options.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dishes and utensils, consistently keeping adequate supplies on hand for expected customer loads.
  • Sanitized dining ware and kitchen equipment according to health code standards.
  • Maintained clean, trash-free workspaces to maximize productivity and safety.
  • Checked identification for proof-of-age and refusing alcohol sales to underage customers.
  • Monitored guests for intoxication and immediately reported concerns to management, contributing to safe and welcoming environments for all patrons.
08/2018 to 06/2019 Food Service Worker Avalon Health Care Group | Raymond, WA,
  • Serve and replenish food from counters and steam tables; break down stations at end of meal periods.
  • Assist in preparation of hot and/or cold foods, and properly stores food, utilizing knowledge of temperature requirements and spoilage.
  • Set up stations with entrees, soups, salads, breads, condiments, other food products and utensils.
  • Provide general stocking duties in service area.
  • Keep records and requisition for supplies/equipment as needed.
  • Inspect workstations for compliance with service standards.
  • Clean and sanitize workstations and equipment following all Sodexo, client and regulatory rules and procedures.
  • Interact with customers in serving, retail and dining areas.

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School Attended

  • University of North Carolina At Wilmington
  • Riverside County
  • Coastal Carolina Community College
  • Lejeune High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Food Service Worker
  • Intern
  • Food Service Worker
  • Food Service Worker


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Riverside County Food Handler Certificate
  • Associate of General Studies
  • High School Diploma

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