Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

I have been in the service industry all of my life and have always enjoyed it. I would like to move on to a different aspect of the industry with the way the world has changed in the last year. I am a very dependable, outgoing, and always eager to learn new things every day

  • Food Preparation and Safety
  • Food Spoilage Prevention
  • Cleaning and Organization
  • Food Plating and Presentation
  • Garnishing
  • Ingredients Measuring
  • Kitchen Operations
  • Portioning
  • Food storage
  • Order delivery practices
  • Team Player
  • Menu planning
  • New hire training
  • Recipes and menu planning
  • Safe food handling
  • Menu item preparation
  • Adaptable
  • Food rotation
  • Concise time management
  • Food distribution
  • Creative problem solving
  • Kitchen sanitation
  • Food presentation
  • Performance improvement
  • Quick-learning
  • Supply Management
Work History
11/2019 to Current
Grill Cook Kaiser Permanente Simi Valley, CA,
  • 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.
  • Cooked regular menu items and seasonal offerings according to corporate standards and guidelines.
  • Prepared average of [Number] orders each shift.
  • Cleaned and maintained kitchen equipment regularly.
  • Oversaw care and maintenance of kitchen equipment.
  • 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.
02/2019 to 03/2020
Front of House Wait Staff Member/Restaurant Hostess Stackers Grill City, STATE,
  • Created orders, documented special requests and followed up with kitchen personnel to foster top-quality service and minimize complaints.
  • Kept register accurate through correct billing, payment processing and cash management practices.
  • Monitored guests for intoxication and immediately reported concerns to management, contributing to safe and welcoming environments for all patrons.
  • Kept updated knowledge of menu and promotions, recommending specific items according to preferences and food allergies.
  • Worked with POS system to place orders, manage bills and handle complimentary items for dissatisfied customers.
  • Collected credit card, cash and gift certificate payments and dispensed change for cash transactions.
  • Collaborated with kitchen team to support order preparation, manage efficient deliveries and minimize customer service issues by verifying meals.
  • Enhanced operational efficiency by using slow periods to restock employee and customer supplies, including ice, condiments, utensils, napkins, trays and delivery bags.
  • Upsold high-profit items such as appetizers and mixed drinks to enhance sales numbers.
  • Prepared beverages and filled food orders for customers.
  • Replenished food items and other supplies, which included paper products and canned goods to keep pantry well-stocked during busy periods.
  • Greeted and maintained relationships with regular customers.
  • Bussed and reset [Number] tables per shift, working efficiently to keep dining room and work areas clean.
  • Served needs of more than [Number] customers in busy [Type] environment.
  • Helped customers place orders, explained menu items and suggested appropriate options for food allergy concerns.
  • Arranged tables for customers, following established preparation procedures to provide guests with excellent experiences and foster repeat business.
09/2000 to 02/2019
Front of Restaurant Waitstaff/hostess/ Dishwasher Shirlenes Cuisine City, STATE,
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Developed menus, pricing and special food offerings to increase revenue and customer satisfaction.
  • Ordered and received products and supplies to stock kitchen areas.
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Planned promotional menu additions based on seasonal pricing and product availability.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment, sanitation and safety.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Communicated closely with [Job title]s to fully understand special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Assisted customers in placing special orders for large-scale events such as weddings and birthday parties.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations during opening and closing procedures to maximize efficiency.
  • Accurately completed end-of-day financial tasks worth over $[Amount] of cash and card transactions daily.
  • Educated [Number] [Type] employees on menu updates and procedural changes.
  • Cut spending by [Number]% through effective inventory management and supply sourcing.
Expected in 05/1980
High School Diploma:
Freeland High School - Freeland, MI
Expected in 05/1981
: Accounting
Delta College - Bay City, MI

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School Attended

  • Freeland High School
  • Delta College

Job Titles Held:

  • Grill Cook
  • Front of House Wait Staff Member/Restaurant Hostess
  • Front of Restaurant Waitstaff/hostess/ Dishwasher


  • High School Diploma

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