food service worker resume example with 5 years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Organized and diligent food service worker offering over 5 years of food handling experience combined with high-energy, enthusiastic approach to serving customers. Knowledgeable about managing ingredient preparation, trash removal and other needs with little supervision. Dedicated to building loyal base of customers by providing exceptional, consistent service.

  • Plating and presentation
  • Quality control
  • Schedule management
  • Safe food handling
  • Menu item familiarity
  • Hospital standards
  • Cooking procedures
  • Food assembly
  • Certified NYS food protection certificate
  • Team contribution
Food Service Worker, 11/2018 - 06/2019
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. East Rochester, NY,
  • Consulted with department supervisors and teams to evaluate needs and discuss corrective actions for individual concerns.
  • Planned and managed customer orders, checked dishes before delivery for accuracy, presentation and temperature and coordinated delivery to tables in correct sequence.
  • Assisted team members in maintaining security and safety in kitchen and requisitioned supplies, food and ingredients needed to produce menu options.
  • Stocked condiments in cooler at proper temperature, set up and replenished buffet and maintained highest sanitary standards of food preparation, transport and serving.
  • Checked and recorded temperatures of refrigerator and freezer daily to verify proper working conditions.
  • Followed recipes and customer requests to prepare high-quality, delicious meals.
  • Monitored and recorded temperatures of food, storage, and service areas to maintain established, regulatory guidelines.
  • Maintained clean and sanitized work area in accordance with food safety guidelines, avoiding cross-contamination of raw and prepared food products.
  • Cross-trained in other kitchen positions to support team and meet customer needs.
  • Organized ingredients and restocked supplies to prepare for busy periods.
  • Packaged and stored food products appropriately to ensure proper handling and preservation.
  • Orchestrated smooth and seamless workflow between kitchen and tables in fast-paced restaurant, resulting in quick delivery of proper orders with full customer satisfaction.
  • Documented production information showing volume produced, time and tempreture anddata.
Line Cook, 08/2015 - 08/2018
Hilton Worldwide Bozeman, MT,
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of food products resulting in consistently high scores on health inspections.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
  • Recorded and reported status of various ingredient stock levels to notify manager to reorder products.
  • Washed and peeled ingredients to prepare for use in different meals and recipes.
  • Conducted daily inspections and maintained food sanitation and kitchen equipment safety reports.
  • Developed new recipes based on knowledge of consumer tastes, ideal nutritional needs and budgetary considerations.
  • Marinated food items according to corporate-provided instructions and recipes.
Sous Chef, 02/2014 - 07/2015
Senior Lifestyle Corporation Winter Haven, FL,
  • Oversaw kitchen employee scheduling to meet all coverage needs and avoid wasted labor.
  • Built strong vendor relationships to bring in top ingredients at optimal prices.
  • Directed staff in restaurant kitchen and field to maintain department objectives, standards, guidelines and budget.
  • Supervised all kitchen food preparation in demanding, high-volume environment.
  • Assessed inventory levels and placed orders to replenish goods before supplies depleted.
  • Performed as head chef as needed to maintain team productivity and restaurant quality.
  • Adjusted seasonal plans to source local ingredients and align special dishes with area events.
  • Helped staff adhere to tough restaurant requirements through effective discipline and motivation.
Prep Cook, 01/2015 - 06/2015
Sage Dining Little Rock, AR,
  • Offered support to other stations during high-volume shifts to maintain optimal coverage and meet customer needs.
  • Made all meals in accordance with company standards and requirements.
  • Rotated stock items and ingredients to maintain efficiency and freshness.
  • Adhered to all regulatory standards regarding safe and sanitary food prep.
  • Executed proper techniques when preparing menu item ingredients.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Precooked garnishes such as bacon pieces for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Organized and labeled stock of ingredients to maintain needed inventory levels.
  • Assisted with training and development of new talent.
  • Cooked food following specific measurements and recipes.
Education and Training
Culinary Arts Certificate: Culinary Arts, Expected in 04/2014
Star Career Academy - New York - New York, NY
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Associate of Applied Science: Business Administration And Management, Expected in 06/2014
Technical Career Institutes - New York, NY
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School Attended

  • Star Career Academy - New York
  • Technical Career Institutes

Job Titles Held:

  • Food Service Worker
  • Line Cook
  • Sous Chef
  • Prep Cook


  • Culinary Arts Certificate
  • Associate of Applied Science

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