food service worker resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Reliable Food Server and Utility Worker with 8-year background in food service. Excels at multitasking in fast-paced environments to prepare and plate exceptional food. Cleans and organizes work area before, during and after every shift.

  • Food assembly
  • Plating and presentation
  • Quality control
  • Cooking procedures
  • Team contribution
  • Customer service
  • Patient relations
  • Menu item familiarity
  • Safe food handling
  • Proper storage and preservation
02/2018 to Current
Food Service Worker Common Spirit Redlands, CA,
  • Upheld food safety standards at all times.
  • Plated meals in appealing arrangement and placed in designated areas to deliver to patrons.
  • Closely adhered to food safety and sanitation procedures established by company and regulatory agencies.
  • Utilized approved food recipes and production standards to monitor quality, serving temperatures and standard portion control.
  • Stored food in designated areas following wrapping, dating, food safety and rotation procedures.
  • Received food orders from individuals and explained offerings.
  • Sanitized and kept work areas tidy by cleaning surfaces, equipment and floors, removing trash and maintaining machinery.
  • Cleaned utensils, dishes and glasses for customer use.
  • Organized ingredients and restocked supplies to prepare for busy periods.
  • Carried pans, kettles and trays of food to and from work stations, stove and refrigerator in accordance with safety standards.
  • Updated displays, cases and other customer-facing areas to increase sales of special items.
  • Resolved customer concerns and relayed relevant information to supervisor.
  • Maintained order and cleanliness of work areas to conform with health codes.
  • Distributed supplies, utensils and portable equipment.
01/2017 to 01/2018
Professional Delivery Driver Mckesson Corporation Pennsylvania, AL,
  • Drove up to 200 miles daily using 26ft Box truck vehicle to deliver Office Supplies.
  • Verified loads against shipping papers.
  • Satisfied recordkeeping demands with accurate invoicing, shipping paperwork coordination and daily logs outlining field activities.
  • Contacted customers prior to delivery to coordinate delivery times.
  • Communicated frequently with dispatch to relay route changes and delays impacting customer delivery timetables.
  • Completed daily pre-trip inspection checklist before first delivery with 100% accuracy rate.
  • Demonstrated safe driving by observing all road rules, exercising caution in unfamiliar areas and maintaining vehicle control.
  • Inspected and maintained gas, oil and water levels as well as tires, lights and brakes.
  • Obtained signatures needed to complete and process all paperwork efficiently.
  • Avoided delivery delays by carefully planning best routes with GPS.
  • Unloaded packages from 26ft Box Truck trucks for delivery to customers, taking care to prevent damage to merchandise and goods.
11/2016 to 01/2017
Professional Limousine Driver Waste Management Wilmington, DE,
  • Drove town cars, buses, party vehicles and other vehicles to meet customer needs.
  • Cleaned vehicle regularly to maintain professional appearance.
  • Upheld high standards of professionalism and discretion when working with high-value clients.
  • Offered riders information about local attractions and restaurants.
  • Received belongings from passengers and safely and securely stowed items and luggage.
  • Responded to specific locations at designated times to handle customer reservations.
  • Determined appropriate fare amounts, accepted payments and issued receipts.
  • Transported high-value clients with professionalism and discretion.
  • Applied knowledge of GPS mapping and local traffic conditions to plan efficient, disruption-free routes.
11/2015 to 10/2016
Professional Tractor Trailer Driver Werner Enterprises City, STATE,
  • Conducted daily DOT pre-trip inspections according to set checklist.
  • Balanced materials, secured containers and verified weight limits of loads to avoid safety or compliance issues.
  • Applied defensive driving and safety techniques to prevent accidents.
  • Used pallet jack and forklift to load and unload products at distribution centers and route locations.
  • Operated tractor-trailer combination in urban, suburban and rural environments and in all types of weather conditions.
  • Processed shipment documents neatly and efficiently for each load.
  • Hooked and unhooked trailers from tractor and converter dollies.
  • Conducted preventive maintenance, checking gages, readings and fluid changes while executing truck cleans and completing advanced mechanical repairs.
  • Promoted positive customer service by delivering on-time shipments and fully resolving issues.
  • Maintained telephone and radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Fulfilled back haul orders and spotting trailers in loading yard.
  • Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicle at all times.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2000
Bachelor of Arts: Human And Social Resources
Sojourner-Douglass College - Baltimore, MD
  • 3.8 GPA
  • Major in Social Work
  • Minor in Business
Expected in
: Class A CDL Training
MTC CDL Driver Training School - Hazelwood, MO,
Additional Information

Previous Employment:

Celebrity Limousines- 2005-2015 [Professional Driver]

Board of Child Care-2002-2005 [Residential Counselor]

Mayors Office of Employment Development-2000-2002 [Youth Counselor]

Sojourner Douglass College-1997-2000 [Assistant Operations Manager]

Kennedy Krieger Institute-1995-1997 [Special Education Teacher Assistant] K12

National Center for Institutions Alternatives- 1990-1994 [Residential Counselor]

Burger King-1985-1990 [General Manager]

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Sojourner-Douglass College
  • MTC CDL Driver Training School

Job Titles Held:

  • Food Service Worker
  • Professional Delivery Driver
  • Professional Limousine Driver
  • Professional Tractor Trailer Driver


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Some College (No Degree)

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