Food Service Worker resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Well-organized Food Service quality control provider bringing over 14 years of experience, upbeat nature and expertise in food preparation. Superior skills in organizing ingredients, minimizing waste and sanitizing kitchen surfaces. Motivated team player with history of working with little oversight to optimize performance.

  • Menu Memorization
  • Team Oriented
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dietary Restrictions
  • Working Quickly
  • Working with Diverse People
  • Fast-Paced Environment
  • Food Preparation
  • Food and Safety Standards
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Meal Tray Assembly
  • Diet Sheet Collection
  • FIFO Procedures
  • Patient Dietary Requirements
  • Multitasking
  • Productivity and Efficiency
  • Customer Service
CEDAR VALLEY COLLEGE Dallas,TX, Expected in 08/1995 Technical Certification : Interpersonal/Occupational Skills Training - GPA :
A. MACEO SMITH HIGH SCHOOL Dallas,TX, Expected in 05/1994 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Camp Recovery - Food Service Worker
Pearl, MS, 09/2006 - Current
  • Averaging a 100% tray accuracy within the last 3 months
  • Organizing work and materials for maximum productivity
  • Follow NF&S policies to compute math strongly
  • Make on the spot decisions
  • Skillful in production, peeling, chopping, slicing, pureeing, dicing, and portion distribution
  • Strongly recognizing FIFO and written recipes
  • Maximal understanding of prevention of spoilage, utilizing, left overs, food safety, and quality
  • Knowledgeable in usage of all kitchen, portioning, chilling, heating, and slicing
  • Maintain a clean work area, including refrigeration/freezer units, work tables/carts, cooking, equipment, floor, walls, shelving
  • Follows established cleaning procedures
  • Assist with rotation of stock and checking dates
  • Weighs, measures, and labels all containers with product, date, and meal according to established
  • Knowledge of preparation of hot cereals, sauces, sandwich filling, salads, desserts, and gravies
  • Prepares many grilled items such as pancakes, French toast, sausage, eggs, hamburger, etc
  • Interacting and communicating positively with other staff, patients, and supervisors
  • Diet change; very familiar with administering late trays to incoming patients being admitted
  • Recognizing diet sheet; confirming if patient in on NPO or if diet has changed
  • Line checker; looking closely into patient trays and making sure everything is included in the tray that patient requested
  • Making sure to double check with tally sheet to ensure quality in the meal that is serviced for the day
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Developed and maintained courteous and effective working relationships.
  • Maintained high food quality standards by checking delivery contents to verify product quality and quantity.
  • Prepared and served over 300 nutritious meals each day.
  • Kept supplies in sufficient stock by assessing inventory levels and reporting lower stock items.
  • Learned other teammates' work tasks to train as backup.
  • Replenished condiments, beverages and supplies while maintaining cleanliness of service areas.
  • Circulated kitchen area to receive work assignments and identify support tasks.
  • Plated hot meals and salads in aesthetically pleasing arrangements.
H&R Block, Inc. - Tax Preparer Assistant
Fort Wayne, IN, 03/1998 - 08/2006
  • Tax Preparation
  • Using information given to me by customer to prepare taxes with Internal Revenue Service
  • Answer phones for possible customers
  • Checking accuracy of IRS taxes filed
  • Printing tax checks when they come available and notifying customer
  • Accurately input information in federal tax system
  • Maintained complete records of client tax returns and supporting documentation in secured areas.
  • Prepared tax returns, extensions, tax planning calculations and write-ups for organizations and entities.
  • Prepared written responses or tax return amendments to resolve state and federal notices.
  • Completed and filed returns with tax departments at local, state and federal levels.
  • Provided information about available products and services to clients, resulting in increased business opportunities.
  • Contacted IRS or other relevant government organizations on behalf of client to address issues related to tax self-preparation.
  • Offered clients recommendations to reduce tax liabilities.
  • Reviewed clients tax filing papers thoroughly to determine eligibility for additional tax credits or deductions.
Mary Kay Cosmetics - Supply Tech/Shift Leader
City, STATE, 01/1996 - 02/1998
  • Count all supplies and make ready machines for shift
  • Prepare orders for delivery
  • Maintain inventory and order supplies where needed
  • Maintain clean work area
  • Maintain workflow
  • Trained new employees and delegated daily tasks and responsibilities.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized production areas to avoid violations or unnecessary work delays due to hazards or inefficient layouts.
  • Delivered superior training and leadership to teams to boost performance and help team members achieve performance targets.
  • Monitored employee actions for safety, sanitation and general housekeeping compliance, proactively protecting staff and customers from safety hazards and infection risk.
  • Prepared shift summary reports for supervisor and communicated regularly on goals and progress.
  • Regulated pricing, inventory count and supply during shift hours.
  • Rotated merchandise and displays to feature new products and promotions.
  • Maintained professional demeanor by staying calm when addressing unhappy or angry customers.
  • Defined clear targets and objectives and communicated to other team members.
  • Improved staffing during busy periods by creating employee schedules and monitoring call-outs.
  • Set aggressive targets for employees to drive company success and strengthen motivation.
  • Maintained store equipment, printers and fax machines.
  • Established and maintained long-range plans for quality assurance.

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