food service worker resume example with 11+ 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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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. Motivated Food Service Worker accustomed to diligently following recipes to prepare food ingredients and complete dishes. Conscientious and self-directed professional successful at working quickly in independent capacities.

  • ServSafe
  • Safe food handling
  • Plates Presentation
  • Menu Memorization
  • Guest Services
  • Health and Safety Standards
  • Food Safety
  • Cash Register Operation
  • Quality control
  • Food assembly
  • Food preservation and storage methods
  • Team management
  • Problem resolution
  • Supervision
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Customer service
Work History
Food Service Worker, 07/2017 - 05/2018
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation Nunapitchuk, AK,
  • Cooked batches of food according to standard recipes.
  • Prevented food spoilage by monitoring dates, rotating stock and following proper storage procedures.
  • Used downtimes to prepare ingredients and restock supplies for expected busy periods.
  • Prepared recipe ingredients by washing, peeling, cutting and measuring.
  • Replenished condiments, beverages and supplies while maintaining cleanliness of service areas.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dishes and utensils, consistently keeping adequate supplies on hand for expected customer loads.
  • Strategically plated hot meals and salads in aesthetically pleasing arrangements.
  • Strictly followed sanitation and food safety guidelines as required by regulatory agencies and company.
  • Communicated effectively with customers to plan large or specialized orders, providing customers with recommendations, samples and response to particular requests.
  • Frosted and iced cakes, cupcakes, cookies, doughnuts, sweet rolls and coffee cakes.
  • Maintained clean, trash-free workspaces to maximize productivity and safety.
  • Scanned shelves and product cases for expired stock and discarded outdated or spoiled items.
  • Greeted customers at deli counter to fulfill requests and answer questions.
  • Sanitized dining ware and kitchen equipment according to health code standards.
  • Cleaned and sanitized work areas throughout hours of operation and at close of business.
  • Kept supplies in sufficient stock by assessing inventory levels and reporting lower stock items.
  • Kept pastry and dessert case stocked with fresh selections and arranged to entice orders.
Data Entry Clerk, 05/2006 - 11/2012
Aaa Of Southern California Lockport, NY,
  • Outlined appropriate processes and procedures to fulfill and complete inquiries.
  • Scanned documents and saved in database to keep records of essential organizational information.
  • Entered numerical data into databases with speed and accuracy using 10-key pad.
  • Managed documents by organizing forms, making photocopies, filing records, preparing correspondence and creating reports.
  • Corrected any data entry error to prevent later issues such as duplication or data degradation.
  • Kept optimal quality levels to prevent critical errors and support team performance targets.
  • Verified accuracy and validity of data entered in databases
  • Ensured that all computer system information was accurate and up-to-date.
  • Entered client information into databases quickly and with minimal errors.
Shift Leader, 09/2001 - 04/2006
Res-Care, Inc. Penryn, CA,
  • Maintained clean and well-organized production areas to avoid violations or unnecessary work delays due to hazards or inefficient layouts.
  • Executed lean manufacturing initiatives to support continuous improvement and facilitate on-time performance.
  • Created efficient work schedules for each team member to maintain deadlines and keep shifts properly staffed.
  • Completed logs and reports to document detailed information, including information on production, spoilage and departmental maintenance needs.
  • Assigned daily employee tasks and monitored activity and completion.
  • Inventoried materials on weekly basis to identify and resolve discrepancies, maintaining highly accurate and current records.
  • Enforced company policies and regulations with employees.
  • Mentored newly hired employees on kitchen and cashier equipment and developed training manual for all cashiers and cook to use for reference purposes.
  • Coached team members in techniques necessary to complete job tasks.
  • Trained new employees and delegated daily tasks and responsibilities.
  • Evaluated employees' strengths and assigned tasks based upon experience and training.
  • Maintained safe working environment by observing safety procedures, policies and regulations.
  • Resolved challenging customer complaints to full satisfaction, promoting brand loyalty and maximizing repeat business.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1995
Southwest High School - San Diego,
Status -
: Legal Secretary, Expected in
Southwestern College - Chula Vista, CA
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Medical Assistant Certified: Medical Assitant, Expected in 09/2004
United Education Institute - Chula Vista, CA,
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School Attended

  • Southwest High School
  • Southwestern College
  • United Education Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Food Service Worker
  • Data Entry Clerk
  • Shift Leader


  • High School Diploma
  • Medical Assistant Certified

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