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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Experienced Cook with over 10 years of experience in the Food Service Industry. Excellent reputation for resolving problems, improving customer satisfaction, and driving overall operational improvements. Consistently saved costs while increasing profits.

Skills
  • New hire training
  • Food storage
  • Vendor liaison
  • Food plating and presentation
  • Kitchen sanitation
  • Menu item preparation
  • Garnishing
  • Creative problem solving
  • Food presentation
  • Food preparation
  • Ingredients measuring
  • Adaptable
  • Concise time management
  • Food distribution
  • Supply Management
  • Quick-learning
  • Food preparation and safety
  • Team Player
  • Safe food handling
  • Kitchen equipment operation and maintenance
  • Food spoilage prevention
  • Order delivery practices
  • Menu planning
  • Kitchen operations
  • Portioning
  • Food rotation
  • Performance improvement
  • Recipes and menu planning
Work History
01/2019 to 03/2020 Grill Cook Education Realty Trust Inc. | Louisville, CO,
  • Checked each food item for freshness and provided feedback to kitchen supervisor for removal.
  • Prepared food items such as meats, poultry and fish for frying purposes.
  • Grilled meats and seafood to customer specifications.
  • Cooked regular menu items and seasonal offerings according to corporate standards and guidelines.
  • Cleaned and maintained kitchen equipment regularly.
  • Planned and delegated all facets of ingredient preparation.
  • Monitored line efficiency and implemented improvements for increased productivity.
  • Cleaned and organized all line stations when needed.
  • Provided support to crew members through all facets of food preparation and delivery.
  • Distributed food to team members with efficiency in high-volume environment.
  • Handled portion control activities according to specified instructions provided by chef.
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment, sanitation and safety.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
04/2012 to 02/2014 Grill Cook Education Realty Trust Inc. | Loveland, CO,
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment, sanitation and safety.
  • Checked each food item for freshness and provided feedback to kitchen supervisor for removal.
  • Handled portion control activities according to specified instructions provided by chef.
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Grilled meats and seafood to customer specifications.
  • Cooked regular menu items and seasonal offerings according to corporate standards and guidelines.
  • Cleaned and maintained kitchen equipment regularly.
  • Monitored line efficiency and implemented improvements for increased productivity.
  • Cleaned and organized all line stations when needed.
  • Provided support to crew members through all facets of food preparation and delivery.
  • Distributed food to team members with efficiency in high-volume environment.
01/2006 to 04/2012 Dishwasher/Management Aramark At The University Of The Ozarks | City, STATE,
  • Increased machine efficiency by scraping and pre-washing dishes.
  • Boosted team efficiency by keeping kitchen areas organized, clean and properly sanitized.
  • Assisted with kitchen prep work to help operations run smoothly and meet customer needs.
  • Stepped into additional roles during busy times to boost coverage of important stations.
  • Kept kitchen areas neat and clean by removing trash and organizing supplies.
  • Worked with chemicals such as detergent, rinse agents and sanitizers to protect customer health.
  • Oversaw incoming deliveries, including unboxing supplies, shelving stock and rotating items.
  • Washed equipment, surfaces, refrigerators and other areas and applied sanitizing chemicals.
  • Scraped, washed and efficiently restacked dishware, utensils and glassware to keep kitchen ready for customer demands.
  • Completed extra cleaning work on garbage cans, racks, dry storage areas and other fixtures to keep kitchen spotless.
  • Helped team meet expected demands by restocking work areas throughout restaurant such as server stations, salad bars and supply cupboards
  • Moved items from main storage areas to easily accessible small fridge, freezers and containers to support kitchen staff efficiency.
  • Maintained proper temperatures, behaviors and controls to meet or exceed health department standards.
  • Gently moved glassware, crystal and other delicate items to prevent breakage.
  • Cleared, washed and stacked all plates, dining utensils and trays quickly and without breaking.
  • Disinfected counters and wiped down food prep surfaces to prevent illness and cross-contamination from raw meat.
  • Kept all dishes, utensils and glassware clean and rotated following safety standards.
  • Efficiently loaded and unloaded dishwashers, cleaning by hand large pots or equipment used often by kitchen staff.
  • Established great relationships with staff by promoting team-oriented atmosphere.
  • Kept work area clean, dry and free of debris to prevent incidents and accidents.
  • Maintained kitchen cleanliness and sanitation through correct procedures and scheduled cleaning of surfaces and equipment.
  • Motivated staff to perform at peak efficiency and quality.
  • Delivered in-depth training to workers in food preparation and customer-facing roles to promote strong team performance.
  • Continuously evaluated business operations to effectively align workflows for optimal area coverage and customer satisfaction.
  • Oversaw food preparation and monitored safety protocols.
  • Helped general management develop prices based on inventory costs and portion sizes.
  • Inspected kitchens to observe food preparation quality and service, food appearance and cleanliness of production and service areas.
  • Trained staff on proper cooking procedures as well as safety regulations and productivity strategies.
  • Maintained high food quality standards by checking delivery contents to verify product quality and quantity.
  • Created and deployed successful strategies to boost performance, streamline processes and increase efficiency in different areas.
  • Maximized quality assurance by completing frequent checks of line.
  • Wiped down counters using sanitizing spray to prevent cross-contamination among food items.
  • Checked and tested foods to verify quality and temperature.
  • Determined operational weak points and implemented corrective actions to resolve concerns and facilitate improvement.
  • Resolved challenging customer complaints to full satisfaction, promoting brand loyalty and maximizing repeat business.
  • Troubleshot equipment malfunctions and completed minor repairs to keep equipment functioning.
Education
Expected in Bachelor of Arts | Hospital Administration Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Arkansas Tech University

Job Titles Held:

  • Grill Cook
  • Grill Cook
  • Dishwasher/Management

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts

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