food service worker resume example with 1+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Hardworking and reliable worker with strong background in operating cash registers, stocking merchandise and keeping areas clean and neat. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality.

Reliable food preparation worker with strong background helping with customer orders. Able to complete demanding work in high-volume settings. Service-oriented, bilingual, punctual and hardworking with excellent people skills.

  • Bilingual
  • Food assembly
  • Plating and presentation
  • Team contribution
  • Effective sales techniques
  • Accurate cash handling
  • Trained in food safety guidelines
  • Guest and client satisfaction
  • Floor display design
  • Organizational skills
  • Cash drawer balancing
  • Payment processing
  • Issue resolution
  • Product recommendations
  • Cash register operation
  • Scanner operations
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash counting machine operations
  • Cash management
  • Customer assistance
  • Customer greeting
  • Merchandise restocking
  • Lifeguard procedures
  • Pool policies enforcement
  • CPR certified
  • Emergency response
  • Lifeguard training
Education and Training
Cathedral City High School Cathedral City, CA Expected in 06/2018 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Kindred Healthcare - Food Service Worker
Sugar Land, TX, 10/2019 - 11/2019
  • Prepared for busy periods by organizing ingredients and restocking supplies for expected loads.
  • Utilized approved food recipes and production standards to ensure proper quality, serving temperatures and standard portion control.
  • Prepared orders by slicing, weighing, packaging and pricing meats and cheeses.
  • Removed required ingredients from pantry, cleaning and cutting food items as called for by recipes.
  • Updated displays, cases and other customer-facing areas to increase sales of special items.
  • Stored food in designated areas following wrapping, dating, food safety and rotation procedures.
  • Cleaned work areas, equipment and utensils.
  • Worked with customers placing large or specialized orders, providing samples and recommendations and responding to requests.
  • Plated completed meals in appealing arrangement and set in designated areas for delivery to patrons.
  • Ensured compliance with company service standards, including inventory and cash control procedures.
  • Thoroughly cleaned and sanitized dining ware and kitchen equipment.
  • Kept work areas, utensils and pans cleaned and sanitized.
  • Adjusted preparation and ingredients to accommodate dietary restrictions and allergies.
  • Closely adhered to food safety and sanitation procedures established by company and regulatory agencies.
  • Maintained work areas by cleaning surfaces, equipment and floors, removing trash and providing machinery upkeep.
  • Created aesthetically pleasing food arrangements for special orders and party trays.
  • Removed trash and dropped food items regularly to keep work spaces neat and clean.
  • Verified compliance with all sanitation and safety requirements.
  • Washed, peeled, cut and measured recipe ingredients.
  • Floated in food-prep area to identify support tasks and receive assignments from cooks.
  • Monitored inventory and promptly reported items that needed to be reordered.
1St Meridian Care Services - Caregiver
San Diego, CA, 01/2019 - 04/2019
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with each patient to facilitate best possible care and assistance.
  • Provided with nurturing, safe environments to promote emotional, social and intellectual growth.
  • Accompanied on outings to approved locations as well as after-activities.
  • Planned excursions to enhance physical abilities and expose to stimulating, educational activities.
  • Researched food allergies to better understand and provide higher level of care and oversight for individuals with such conditions.
  • Coordinated activities and transportation for practices and events.
  • Helped with bathing, dressing, teeth brushing and diapering to promote healthy personal hygiene.
El Pollo Loco Holdings - Cashier
Hemet, CA, 08/2018 - 12/2018
  • Read weekly sales inserts and tracked changing prices to remain up-to-date on store promotions.
  • Wrapped items and bagged purchases properly to prevent merchandise breakage.
  • Processed returned items in accordance with store policy.
  • Maximized customer satisfaction by providing assistance with purchases, locating items and signing up for rewards programs.
  • Resolved issues regarding customer complaints and escalated worsening concerns for remediation.
  • Welcomed customers, offering assistance to help find necessary store items.
  • Processed customer payments quickly and returned exact change and receipts.
  • Observed company return policy when processing refunds, including inspecting merchandise for wear or damage.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answering questions and offering advice.
Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company - Lifeguard
Hershey, PA, 02/2017 - 07/2017
  • Contacted emergency personnel and provided aid while waiting for further assistance.
  • Performed basic life support, including CPR to stabilize individuals prior to ambulance arrival.
  • Maintained strong proficiency in CPR, First Aid and rescue techniques to provide optimal support to individuals in distress.
  • Identified emergency situations, including potential drownings and entered water for lifesaving measures.
  • Monitored area for signs of distress and immediately moved into action when emergencies occurred to alleviate potential injuries or fatalities.
  • Optimized customer service by resolving issues quickly and with courteous demeanor.
  • Monitored behaviors for safety violations and took steps to prevent further violations.
  • Alerted patrons to immediate storm conditions by directing them to exit water immediately.
  • Reminded patrons to walk carefully and avoid running around or near pool edges to prevent falls.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Cathedral City High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Food Service Worker
  • Caregiver
  • Cashier
  • Lifeguard


  • High School Diploma

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