Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
  • C:
  • Date of Birth:
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Enthusiastic Food Service Worker familiar preparing food ingredients and preparing dishes according to recipes. Conscientious and self-directed professional successful at working quickly in independent capacities. Always adding an artistic point of view with an upbeat personality and attitude.

  • Foodservice team development
  • Foodservice
  • Foodservice techniques
  • Foodservice sanitation
  • Food service knowledge
  • Safe food service knowledge
  • Handling food
  • Food safety procedures
Food Service Worker/cashier, 10/2016 - Current
Boys Town Davie, FL,
  • 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.
  • Removed required ingredients from pantry, cleaning and cutting food items as called for by recipes.
  • Stored food in designated areas following wrapping, dating, food safety and rotation procedures.
  • Cleaned work areas, equipment and utensils.
  • Thoroughly cleaned and sanitized dining ware and kitchen equipment.
  • Monitored inventory and promptly reported items that needed to be reordered.
  • Created aesthetically pleasing food arrangements for special orders and party trays.
  • Plated completed meals in appealing arrangement and set in designated areas for delivery to patrons.
  • Maintained order and cleanliness of work areas in conformance with health codes.
  • Closely adhered to food safety and sanitation procedures established by company and regulatory agencies.
  • Protected food from spoilage by storing according to safety procedures.
  • Performed prep work such as washing, peeling, cutting and seeding fruits and vegetables.
  • Carried pans, kettles and trays of food to and from work stations, stove and refrigerator in accordance with safety standards.
  • Verified compliance with all sanitation and safety requirements.
  • Kept all utensils, dishes and glasses clean and ready for customer use.
  • Adjusted preparation and ingredients to accommodate dietary restrictions and allergies.
  • Kept work areas, utensils and pans cleaned and sanitized.
  • Upheld food safety standards at all times.
  • Washed, peeled, cut and measured recipe ingredients.
  • Ensured compliance with company service standards, including inventory and cash control procedures.
  • Cross-trained in [Type] and [Type] positions to support team and help meet all customer needs.a
  • Cross-trained in [Type] and [Type] positions to support team and help meet all customer needs.
Food Server/Associate Cashier, 01/2013 - 08/2016
Topgolf Rogers, AR,
  • Discussed menu items and dietary concerns, noted special requests and suggested appetizers or other additional items to meet upsell goals.
  • Inventoried food supplies to determine needs and replenish stations.
  • Inspected restrooms for cleanliness and availability of supplies 2 times per shift.
  • Welcomed incoming patrons and seated at optimal locations based on individual preferences and server balancing requirements.
  • Maximized team performance by training new employees on proper food handling, guest expectations and restaurant protocols.
  • Relayed orders and special requests to cooks, monitoring finished dishes for accuracy with preferences.
  • Assisted in preparing for special functions and banquets by setting up and taking down tables and chairs and decorating.
  • Completed final preparations of dishes and quickly delivered items to customers.
  • Reset tables between guests, including refilling condiments and wiping down all surfaces.
  • Recorded orders and partnered with team members to efficiently serve food and beverages.
  • Calculated charges, issued table checks and collected payments from customers.
  • Collected empty plates and glasses to minimize bussing requirements between customers.
  • Prepared dining and serving areas by setting up tables and counters.
  • Assisted individuals in selecting meal options, including entrees and desserts and recommended alternative items for those with food allergies and gluten intolerances.
  • Responded quickly to customer concerns and inquiries and provided appropriate answers, escalating major issues to owner immediately.
  • Kept tables neat, cleared away dirty dishes, wiped down surfaces and refreshed glasses.
  • Cleaned and inspected food preparation areas for safe and sanitary food-handling practices.
  • Wiped down and sanitized food preparation areas using dishcloths, hot water and cleaning products.
  • Checked menus to verify current selection availability and cleanliness.
  • Prepared salads and appetizers to back up kitchen staff.
  • Discussed alternative selections with chef for guests with food allergies or gluten-free requests.
  • Added special garnishes and other finishing touches to improve visual impact of plates and contrast or add flavor to dishes.
  • Communicated effectively with kitchen staff regarding customer allergies, dietary needs and other special requests.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
Kitchen Manager, 10/2009 - 10/2014
Oasis Elementary School City, STATE,
  • Completed regular line checks to maximize quality assurance.
  • Trained employees on correct cooking techniques, safety standards and performance strategies.
  • Kept kitchen clean, neat and sanitized by implementing surface and equipment schedules and standards.
  • Revamped and motivated kitchen staff to be highly efficient and produce consistent quality.
  • Interviewed, hired, and supervised back of house staff.
  • Cleaned and inspected food preparation areas for safe and sanitary food-handling practices.
  • Coordinated preparation of customer meals and monitored food handling for safety purposes.
  • Trained workers in every position, including food preparation, money handling and cleaning roles.
  • Received, organized and rotated paper goods and food ingredients.
  • Worked with vendors to establish strong relationships and maintain proper inventory supplies.
  • Developed and implemented strategies to enhance team performance, improve processes and increase efficiency.
  • Priced and ordered food products, kitchen equipment and food service supplies.
Bartender/server/, 04/2002 - 07/2012
Victory Lane Cafe City, STATE,
  • Collected food, wine and appetizer orders from patrons and promoted upsell items.
  • Restocked beer and liquor on regular schedule and after special events to prepare for forecasted needs.
  • Ordered and maintained inventory of bar products, including alcohol, soft drinks and supplies to drive high volume of sales.
  • Kept detailed inventories of bar supplies and kept work areas stocked to maintain workflow efficiently.
  • Checked identification of customers to verify age requirements needed for purchase of alcohol.
  • Planned and updated menus to capitalize on changing trends in customer preferences.
  • Multitasked to meet customer, business operations and server needs with minimal errors or delays.
  • Promoted products to customers to enhance bill totals with high-profit items.
  • Stayed up-to-date on latest in mixology trends, bar equipment and sanitation standards.
  • Kept close track of bar tabs and transferred open tabs to dining area seamlessly, providing pleasant dining experience to customers and smoothing process for wait staff.
  • Promoted customer safety by maintaining current list of available ride services for inebriated customers.
  • Supported servers by preparing specialty drinks for patrons in all areas of establishment.
  • Maintained tight financial controls with highly accurate daily registers.
  • Recognized VIP customers immediately and provided special treatment, including preferred tables.
  • Operated cash register and Point of Sale (POS) system for transactions and made proper change for cash transactions.
  • Engaged in small talk with all patrons per day to build rapport and earn repeat business.
  • Confirmed customers' ages for alcohol service and discontinued service to intoxicated guests.
  • Checked patrons' identification to ensure minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Stocked bar with beer, wine, liquor and related supplies, including straws, garnishes, ice, glassware and napkins.
  • Balanced daily registers and generated sales reports to support financial and administrative objectives.
Education and Training
Hairdressers License: , Expected in 1980
Ft Myers Beauty College - Ft Myers , Fl,

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