Food Service Worker resume example with 19+ years of experience

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

Responsible Food Preparation team member offering proven skills in maintaining clean facilities and promoting customer satisfaction through exceptional service. Dedicate long hours to complete fast-paced work. Customer service-driven team player good at connecting with people and fostering patron loyalty. Experienced Food Service Worker knowledgeable about batch cooking, food safety and nutrition. Strong track record of reliability, accuracy and efficiency in all tasks. Maintains superior performance in both individual and team-focused duties.

  • ServSafe
  • Plates Presentation
  • Sales
  • Cleaning
  • Food Safety
  • Cash Register Operation
  • Food preservation and storage methods
  • Safe food handling
  • Menu Memorization
  • Guest Services
  • Food Preparation
  • Health and Safety Standards
  • Food assembly
Work History
03/2018 to Current Food Service Worker Baptist Health | Benton, AR,
  • Strategically plated hot meals and salads in aesthetically pleasing arrangements.
  • Promoted new or high-value food items by creating attractive displays in cases and other customer-facing areas.
  • Used downtimes to prepare ingredients and restock supplies for expected busy periods.
  • Prevented food spoilage by monitoring dates, rotating stock and following proper storage procedures.
  • Replenished condiments, beverages and supplies while maintaining cleanliness of service areas.
  • Prepared recipe ingredients by washing, peeling, cutting and measuring.
  • Compiled recipe ingredients and prepared for cooks by washing, cutting or measuring food items.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dishes and utensils, consistently keeping adequate supplies on hand for expected customer loads.
  • Strictly followed sanitation and food safety guidelines as required by regulatory agencies and company.
  • Accommodated patrons with allergies and dietary restrictions by adjusting preparation methods or ingredients and confirming accuracy of plates.
  • Kept supplies in sufficient stock by assessing inventory levels and reporting lower stock items.
  • Maintained clean, trash-free workspaces to maximize productivity and safety.
  • Scanned shelves and product cases for expired stock and discarded outdated or spoiled items.
  • Sanitized dining ware and kitchen equipment according to health code standards.
  • Inspected equipment such as refrigerators and warming lamps every half hour to check compliance with safe operating levels.
11/2015 to Current Hair Stylist Cost Cutters Hair Salon | Carrollton, VA,
  • Evaluated client needs and recommended treatments and strategy to achieve desired result, while maintaining hair health.
  • Offered highly skilled and diverse salon services to multiple daily customers, including cuts, color services and extensions.
  • Promoted products and services on social media platforms to increase reach, engage with potential clients and showcase service portfolio.
  • Assessed customer hair texture, treatment history and desired outcome to identify appropriate services.
  • Built strong and lasting rapport with clients through consistent delivery of requested services and exceptional results.
  • Kept work areas, tools and equipment clean and properly sanitized to minimize risk and cross-contamination.
  • Educated clients about products and self-maintenance for healthy hair based on needs and preferences.
  • Serviced high-profile clients with intricate coloring and highlighting techniques.
  • Weighed lab samples and pigments to achieve proper color.
  • Completed safety training and certifications.
  • Kept detailed records of customer information and services provided to increase return customers.
  • Kept up-to-date with style industry standards, trends and techniques to provide optimal aesthetics services to every client.
  • Created memorable customer experiences by including special services such as head and neck massages during appointments.
  • Suggested treatments and styles to suit customers' appearance and desired look.
  • Offered color swatches to help clients choose desired hair color.
  • Determined appropriate hair treatments based on conditions and textures.
  • Recorded notes for future reference, including customer preferences and services delivered.
  • Designed individualized plans to assist customers in healing damaged or dry hair.
  • Sanitized and organized station and tools by using Barbicide or Virucide solutions.
  • Supported reception efficiency by taking phone calls, inputting appointments and collecting payments.
  • Resolved guest complaints about service or style.
  • Distributed business cards outside of salon to generate new business.
05/2009 to 11/2015 Hairstylist Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society | Scotland, SD,

Same as above at Waves Salon

10/2001 to 05/2009 Hairstylist Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society | Spirit Lake, IA,

Same as above at Waves Salon

Expected in 06/2002 High School Diploma | Bellport High School, Brookhaven, NY, GPA:
Expected in 06/2002 State License in Cosmetology | Cosmetology Eastern Suffolk Boces, Bellport, NY, GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Bellport High School
  • Eastern Suffolk Boces

Job Titles Held:

  • Food Service Worker
  • Hair Stylist
  • Hairstylist
  • Hairstylist


  • High School Diploma
  • State License in Cosmetology

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