Grill Cook resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Hardworking Fast Food Cook offering excellent food preparation and handling skills. Keep kitchen areas well-stocked and organized for maximum efficiency. Team-oriented and reliable with excellent communication and problem-solving strengths.

Hardworking Cook with [Number] years in fast food preparation. Accurately cooked wide variety of menu items according to customer requests. Committed to solving problems effectively, managing inventory and [Action] by working hand-in-hand with managers.

Hardworking fast food [Job Title] offering dynamic skill set, including various food preparation techniques. Aiming to apply [Number] years of experience to contribute value to hardworking food service team.

Detail-oriented Prep Cook accustomed to performing effectively in high-volume fast food roles. Highly skilled in [Skill] and [Skill] with strong commitment to teamwork.

Highly skilled cook with [Number] years of experience providing freshly prepared ingredients for fast food restaurant. Strong background in food handling, [Skill] and [Skill]. Able to lift up to [Number] pounds when arranging large containers of food.

Experienced [Job title] with [Number] years in cooking and preparing customers' orders with upbeat attitude. Expert at grilling, frying and assembling over [Number] menu items and seasonal items from memory, using exact amounts to conserve ingredients. Work well under pressure and always willing to help teammates and customers.

Hardworking fast food [Job Title] offering dynamic skill set including various food preparation techniques. Aiming to apply [Number] years of experience to contribute value to hardworking food service team.

Talented [Job Title] implements current systems and strategies in grilling, roasting, and broiling of meat and vegetables. Knowledgeable in safe cooking of cuisine.

  • Dish preparation
  • Contemporary sauce work
  • Kitchen equipment cleaning
  • Food preparation
  • Stocking ingredients
  • Operating fryers and grills
  • Plating dishes
  • Cleaning and sanitization
  • Frying
  • Preparing ingredients
  • Stocking supplies
  • Grilling
  • Food presentation
  • Cutting and slicing techniques
12/2018 to Current Grill Cook Dairy Queen | Centralia, WA,
  • Reviewed quality standards and ensured continuous application throughout the kitchen environment.
  • Cooked all food to order ensuring adherence to company quality standards.
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Cleaned grills and other kitchen tools and areas.
  • Assisted in preparation of menu items such as steaks, burgers and sandwiches.
  • Maintained cleanliness and organization of all line workstations.
  • Planned and prepared schedules for food preparation.
  • Supported other kitchen team members when needed.
  • Prepared over [Number] menu items during each shift.
  • Monitored kitchen productivity and assessed overall efficiency.
  • Distributed prepared food to servers in efficient manner.
  • Delivered soiled dishes and pots and pans to washing areas and assisted in cleaning and drying all items.
  • Weighed, measured and mixed ingredients to follow recipes and create dishes.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Safely operated ovens, grills and other kitchen equipment to minimize accidents.
  • Trained [Job title]s in such tasks as chopping vegetables, sauteing meats and grilling fish.
  • Sanitized workstation before and after shift to prevent illness and food contamination.
  • Collaborated with kitchen team to resolve [Type] issues quickly and effectively.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of food products resulting in consistently high scores on health inspections.
  • Set up work stations prior to restaurant opening to improve speed during busy periods.
06/2016 to 11/2017 Cleaning Crew Live Nation Entertainment Inc | Maryland Heights, MO,
  • Implemented step-savers that reduced cleaning time per room by [Time] to [Time] while maintaining company quality standards.
  • Boosted customer satisfaction by trained new staff on proper cleaning methods and procedures.
  • Wiped down various surfaces, including [Type] and [Type], using approved cleaning products to prevent growth of bacteria and viruses.
  • Handled, used and stored hazardous chemical cleaners correctly to prevent injury or illness.
  • Collected and disposed of garbage and debris from ashtrays and trash cans and placed trash receptacles outside for [Timeframe] pickup.
  • Immediately cleaned up spills and wet areas on floors resulting from ceiling leaks to prevent customer and personnel falls.
  • Cautiously operated [Type] and [Type] equipment while adhering to all corporate safety measures.
  • Mopped and vacuumed floors and dusted furniture to maintain organized, professional appearance at all times.
  • Swept and mopped floors with proper signage to prevent customer injury.
  • Emptied all trash cans and replaced liners, disposing of all refuse in proper receptacles for garbage and recycling collections.
  • Responded to [Job Title] and [Job Title] requests for building and maintenance repairs and cleanups immediately.
  • Vacuumed carpets, mopped floors and washed blinds, using company-approved cleaning products.
  • Safely operated equipment such as vacuum cleaners, floor buffers and carpet machines and trained other [Job Title]s in proper usage.
  • Disinfected and mopped [Type] and [Type] areas to maintain sanitation and cleanliness standards.
  • Performed deep cleaning duties such as floor buffing, carpet cleaning, duct cleaning and wall washing on [Timeframe] basis.
05/2015 to 01/2017 Cook Edgewater Beach Resort Management, Inc. | Panama City, FL,
  • Frosted and decorated cakes, cupcakes, doughnuts, sweet rolls, pastries and cookies.
  • Performed work station prep, including [Task] and [Task] prior to shift start.
  • Operated all bakery equipment, including ovens, proofers, fryers, sheeters, rounders, scales and mixers.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Placed frequently used food such as [Type] and [Type] in proper storage containers and placed perishable items in refrigerator.
  • Estimated staffing needs and adjusted hourly schedules to match demand patterns, budget and local labor laws.
  • Chopped, diced, and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of busy periods, including dinner rush.
  • Developed strategies to enhance catering and retail foodservice revenue and productivity goals.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Garnished and arranged dishes into creative presentations to delight patrons.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients to use oldest products first.
  • Measured and regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times at lunch and dinner rush.
  • Prepared bakery and specialty products such as bagels, breads and pastries.
  • Communicated with wait staff regarding customer requests, dietary concerns and allergy questions.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2005 GED | Southside , Atlanta , GPA:

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  • GED

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