food service worker resume example with 16+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Diligent Chartwell Food Service offering over 13 years of food handling experience combined with focus on quality service. Background managing ingredient preparation and kitchen organization. Dedicated to building loyal customer base by providing exceptional, consistent service.

Proficient Food Service Worker offering 13 years of experience and understanding of hospital operations. Enthusiastic about supporting patient care with nutritious food.

Reliable Food Service Worker bringing 13 years of experience in food preparation and customer service. Took orders and made food quickly. Knowledgeable and experienced in food handling procedures.

Detail-oriented Food Service Team Member with 13 years of experience. Successful team player with deep knowledge of food safety procedures. Budget-conscious when cutting service costs without sacrificing top-notch quality. Poised individual with extensive practice using conflict resolution techniques to drive smooth operations.

Diligent Food Service Team Member offering over 13 years of experience in foodservice. Expertise in maintaining cost controls and determining optimal coverage to meet business needs without sacrificing quality. Talented at building relationships with community members, clients and staff.

Hardworking Chartwells food services with excellent food preparation, cleaning and supply management abilities. Focused on food safety and quick service for customers. Specializes in 13 food.

Skilled food preparation team member experienced in readying cold foods, sides and beverages. Reliable in keeping surfaces clean and sanitized for infection control. Always ready to help team members and customers.

Outgoing student pursuing flexible part-time employment with weekend and evening shift options.

  • Plating and presentation
  • Schedule management
  • Menu item familiarity
  • Quality control
  • Hospital standards
  • Food assembly
  • Safe food handling
  • Patient relations
  • Cooking procedures
  • Team contribution
  • Consistent presentations
  • Proper storage and preservation
  • Critical thinking
  • Multitasking
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • [Computer] preparation technique
Education and Training
William M. Raines High School Jacksonville, FL Expected in 06/2005 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation - Food Service Worker
Quinhagak, AK, 08/2009 - Current
  • Followed recipes and customer requests to prepare high-quality, delicious meals.
  • Cleaned and sanitized work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes and silverware.
  • Operated cash register to process cash, check and credit card transactions.
  • Maintained order and cleanliness of work areas to conform with health codes.
  • Enforced staff performance and service standards to deliver consistent and positive customer experiences.
  • Cross-trained in other kitchen positions to support team and meet customer needs.
  • Gathered ingredients and cleaned and cut food items to prep recipes.
  • Kept food storage and preparation equipment in good working order to maximize safety and cost-efficiency of operations.
  • Received food orders from individuals and explained offerings.
  • Stored perishable food items in freezer or refrigerator to protect from spoilage.
  • Washed, peeled, and seeded fruits and vegetables.
  • Updated displays, cases and other customer-facing areas to increase sales of special items.
  • Checked and recorded refrigerator and freezer temperatures daily to verify proper working conditions.
  • Maximized food quality by closely monitoring shipments, preparation and food handling by team members.
  • Complied with company service standards and adhered to inventory and cash control procedures.
  • Monitored inventory and promptly reported food items requiring reorder.
  • Controlled portion sizes and garnishing for optimal cost controls.
  • Carried pans, kettles and trays of food to and from work stations, stove and refrigerator.
  • Sought out and implemented methods to improve service and team performance to boost business sustainability.
  • Adjusted cooking methods and ingredients to accommodate dietary restrictions and allergies.
  • Coordinated optimal guest relations from initial contact through final check-out to boost satisfaction and brand loyalty.
Lakin Tire West - United Postal Services
Las Vegas, NV, 06/2003 - 07/2007
  • Loaded letters into automated processing equipment and maintained continuous flow when feeding letters to be sorted.
  • Placed mail into appropriate PO boxes.
Amda College - Unloader
Los Angeles, CA, 03/2011 - 11/2011
  • Unloaded parcels from truck with care to avoid damage.
  • Handled packages safely while unloading and transporting.
  • Loaded and unloaded packages from loading dock to trucks.
  • Labeled packages and pallets to ensure efficient identification of items.
  • Adhered to workplace safety standards and OSHA regulations.
  • Read and attached appropriate labels and tags to products and packages for identification purposes.
  • Used ladders and pallet jacks to load and unload merchandise weighing up to 30 pounds.
  • Promoted safety throughout workplace and reported potential hazards to United States Postal Ofice for quick resolution.
  • Shrink wrapped products on over 20 pallets per day using boxcuter.
  • Assisted 20 sorters by loading trucks with assigned packages for 20 routes.
  • Monitored pallet weights and truck capacity to adhere to standards.
  • Operated mail process to scan over 20 packages per day to verify proper shipping information.
  • Stocked shelves with [Type] products and performed expiration rotation to mitigate stock damage and loss.
  • Corrected pallets of damaged or mislabeled products through MultitaskingMultitasking and [Task].
  • Entered all shipping order and code date information into warehouse computer using [Software] to maintain accurate, up-to-date files.
  • Rotated [Type] and [Type] products to assist with inventory management organization.
  • Safely drove and positioned [Type] and [Type] trucks at shipping and receiving docks to speed up loading times by [Number]%.
Cbm Janitorial Service - Janitorial Cleaner
City, STATE, 07/2009 - 08/2010
  • Cleaned floors and surfaces by sweeping, mopping, dusting and polishing.
  • Stocked, sanitized, cleaned and inspected restrooms.
  • Disposed of waste and gathered individual trash bags to place in receptacles.
  • Read and followed company, customer and safety rules, policies and procedures.
  • Notified superiors of damaged fixtures, dispensers and furniture or building issues.
  • Kept bathrooms in clean, functional condition by scrubbing stalls, cleaning toilets and tidying storage shelves.
  • Sanitized frequented areas and equipment using approved supplies.
  • Collected trash from floors within hallways, bathrooms and work areas.
  • Vacuumed carpeted areas and mopped solid surfaces with proper chemical solutions.
  • Removed trash bags, broke down boxes and placed recyclable materials in designated disposal areas.
  • Scrubbed bathrooms, removing soap scum, mold and excess dirt from sinks and shower area.
  • Restocked supplies, replacing toiletries, liners and soaps.
  • Replenished supply of hand soap, paper towels and other consumables.
  • Transported trash and hazardous waste to appropriate disposal area.
  • Handled and stored hazardous chemicals safely to prevent injury or illness.
  • Responded to emergency cleaning requests to meet client expectations.
  • Maintained safety protocols through safe handling of equipment and chemicals.
  • Created checklists for daily stocking of housekeeping carts to improve inventory management and prevent unnecessary trips to stockroom.
  • Stripped, sealed, finished and polished floors to maintain appearance and remove scratches.
  • Performed and documented routine inspection and maintenance activities to meet client expectations.
  • Performed daily dusting, leather and wood surface polishing and wall washing.
  • Promoted building security, locking doors and checking electrical appliances for safety hazards.
  • Strengthened building cleanliness by inspecting perimeters, picking up trash and sweeping sidewalks.
  • Took rugs and mats from interior floors to beat dust outside of building.
  • Buffed tile floors to maintain polished appearance.
  • Reduced average cleaning time per room by implementing fewest steps system.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • William M. Raines High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Food Service Worker
  • United Postal Services
  • Unloader
  • Janitorial Cleaner


  • High School Diploma

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