Food Service Worker resume example with 5 years of experience

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

Experienced Food Service Worker knowledgeable about batch cooking, food safety and nutrition. Strong track record of reliability, accuracy and efficiency in all tasks. Maintains superior performance in both individual and team-focused duties. Motivated kitchen employee with 3 years of experience in foodservice. Detail-oriented and adept at food preparation and plating. Recognized for exceptional team working and eagerness to learn skills. Dependable kitchen employee with strong background in foodservice and related positions. Works effectively within teams on timely, high-quality food preparation to drive patron satisfaction. Demonstrated excellence in time management and working under pressure . Responsible kitchen employee offering proven skills maintaining clean kitchens and promoting customer satisfaction through exceptional service. Dedicated to completing fast-paced work and properly handling food. Service-driven team player good at connecting with people resulting in repeat customers.

  • Kitchen Staff Support
  • Temperature Monitoring
  • Customer Service
  • Portion Control
  • Dishwasher Operation
  • Team Building
  • Salad Creation
  • Proper Food Storage
Aveda Institute Minneapolis, MN, Expected in 09/2021 Associate of Arts : Cosmetology - GPA :
Work History
Weirton Medical Center Inc - Food Service Worker
Weirton, WV, Jun2016 - Current
  • Created appealing food arrangements for party trays and specialized orders.
  • Accommodated patrons with allergies and dietary restrictions by adjusting preparation methods or ingredients and confirming accuracy of plates.
  • Restocked supplies and prepared additional ingredients during downtime for expected busy periods.
  • Cooked batches of food according to standard recipes.
  • Strategically plated hot meals and salads in aesthetically pleasing arrangements.
  • Greeted customers at deli counter to fulfill requests and answer questions.
  • Sanitized dining ware and kitchen equipment according to health code standards.
  • Maintained clean, trash-free workspaces to maximize productivity and safety.
  • Communicated effectively with customers to plan large or specialized orders, providing customers with recommendations, samples and response to particular requests.
  • Kept pastry and dessert case stocked with fresh selections and arranged to entice orders.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dishes and utensils, consistently keeping adequate supplies on hand for expected customer loads.
  • Prevented food spoilage by monitoring dates, rotating stock and following proper storage procedures.
  • Replenished condiments, beverages and supplies while maintaining cleanliness of service areas.
  • Prepared recipe ingredients by washing, peeling, cutting and measuring.
  • Made food according to standard recipes with requested changes for customer satisfaction.
  • Compiled recipe ingredients and prepared for cooks by washing, cutting or measuring food items.
Caliva - Sales Associate
Culver City, CA, 08/2018 - 03/2019
  • Helped customers locate products and checked store system for merchandise at other sites.
  • Engaged with customers to effectively build rapport and lasting relationships.
  • Implemented up-selling strategies such as recommending accessories and complementary purchases to boost revenue.
  • Organized racks and shelves to maintain store visual appeal, engage customers and promote specific merchandise.
  • Completed orders and organized product deliveries to meet customer timetables.
  • Maintained customer satisfaction while handling product returns quickly and professionally.
  • Answered customer questions regarding sizing, accessories and proper care for merchandise.
  • Loaded and unloaded merchandise using ladder and pallet jack.
  • Applied security and loss prevention training toward recognizing risks and reducing store theft.
North Country Academy - Daycare Assistant Teacher
Brea, CA, 09/2017 - 04/2018
  • Encouraged curiosity, exploration and problem-solving appropriate to children's development levels.
  • Maintained effective schedule balance between rest periods, active play and instruction.
  • Modeled appropriate activities and positive behavior management.
  • Encouraged child involvement in classroom experiences and group interaction.
  • Prepared healthy foods and beverages for children based on optimal dietary guidelines and individual restrictions.
  • Created and implemented diverse educational strategies to boost development.
  • Applied positive behavior management techniques to enhance social interactions and emotional development.
  • Monitored entrances and exits to maintain safety and organized environments.
  • Incorporated music and play into developmentally appropriate activities.
  • Observed play activities to identify positive behaviors and areas in need of improvement, implementing behavior redirection where appropriate.
  • Sanitized dishes, tabletops, toys and frequently touched surfaces to prevent spreading of germs.
  • Monitored and enforced adequate supply and material inventory.
  • Enforced rules and managed behavior through developmentally appropriate discipline.
  • Planned and guided age-appropriate tasks like reading, crafts, sensory play, and healthy communication.
  • Maintained childcare center schedule in alignment with parent needs.
  • Documented and reported behavior issues or accidents to parents, minimizing future problems.
  • Assisted children with regular handwashing and wiped down hard surfaces often to minimize germ spread.
  • Set up playroom and childcare areas for safety and cleanliness.
  • Helped children put on coats, gloves and other cold-weather items in preparation for outdoor activities.
  • Arrived at assigned areas on time, prepared and ready to work.
  • Served as positive role model, promoting healthy interpersonal behaviors.

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School Attended

  • Aveda Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Food Service Worker
  • Sales Associate
  • Daycare Assistant Teacher


  • Associate of Arts

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