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

Passionate, resourceful, and skilled culinary professional, strong in building relationships and developing high-performing teams. Leader in delivery of excellent customer service. Equipped to apply restaurant operational experience to grow world-class organizations. Dedicated to food safety, customer service best practices and quality food service.

Skills
  • BOH Operations
  • Vendor Relationships
  • Menu Planning
  • Kitchen Staff Management
  • Recipe Development
  • Special Events and Catering
  • Labor and Overhead Cost Estimation
  • Inventory Management
  • Front of House Management
  • Training and Onboarding
  • Customer Assistance
  • Team Leadership
  • Health Code Compliance
Education and Training
Gainesville High School Gainesville, FL Expected in 05/2006 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
Belmond Ltd - Head Chef/Assistant Manager
Charleston, SC, 03/2019 - 03/2023
  • Trained kitchen workers on culinary techniques.
  • Monitored quality, presentation and quantities of plated food across line.
  • Monitored kitchen area and staff to maintain overall safety and establish proper food handling techniques.
  • Developed recipes and menus to meet consumer demand and align with culinary trends.
  • Delegated tasks for kitchen employees and developed staff teams to streamline food preparation procedures.
  • Planned kitchen staff schedules to maximize coverage and encourage collaboration.
  • Assisted restaurant owners with pricing by providing ingredient costs and portioning information.
  • Developed innovative recipes to suit complicated dietary requirements for customers.
  • Experimented with various ingredients and cooking techniques to develop new and flavorful dishes for customers.
  • Regularly interacted with guests to obtain feedback on product quality and service levels.
  • Liaised with vendors to purchase optimal recipe ingredients at cost-effective rates.
  • Trained and supervised line cooks to develop new skills and improve team performance.
  • Checked quality of food products to meet high standards.
  • Oversaw inventory and ordered ingredients to restock freezers, fridges and pantry.
  • Observed food safety and sanitation protocols to reduce germ spread.
  • Assessed inventory levels and placed orders to replenish goods before supplies depleted.
  • Suggested and prepared promotional dishes according to ingredient availability and customer preferences.
  • Streamlined kitchen processes to shorten wait times and serve additional guests.
  • Monitored temperatures of prepared food and cold-storage areas.
  • Created tasty dishes using popular recipes, delighting patrons and generating return business.
  • Collaborated with store manager to develop strategies for achieving sales and profit goals.
  • Coached team members and delivered constructive feedback to promote better productivity and build confidence.
  • Initiated inventory control measures to manage and replenish stock, maintain cost levels and meet customer demand.
  • Assisted supervisor in evaluating employee performance and cultivating improvement initiatives.
  • Assisted with developing and implementing marketing strategies to improve sales and profitability.
  • Resolved customer inquiries and complaints requiring management-level escalation.
  • Recruited and trained new employees to meet job requirements.
  • Completed thorough opening, closing and shift change functions to maintain operational standards each day.
  • Provided leadership, insight and mentoring to newly hired employees to supply knowledge of various company programs.
Fogo De Chao - Head Bartender
Huntington Station, NY, 03/2018 - 03/2020
  • Managed high volume of shift customers and simultaneously assisted restaurant servers with diverse needs.
  • Recommended food and drinks to patrons based on preference, pairings and special promotions.
  • Collected and organized daily till totals and tips.
  • Ordered and maintained inventory of bar products, alcohol, soft drinks and supplies to drive high volume of sales.
  • Managed bar area, cocktail design and menu and handled inventory, regulation compliance and customer relationships.
  • Handled complaints and disputes from customers to promote customer satisfaction.
  • Designed and implemented new cocktails to drive customer interest and sales numbers.
  • Upsold customers from shelf to premium brands to help boost sales.
  • Created signature beverages to increase revenue and patron loyalty.
  • Processed above-average daily revenue and consistently met targets for special events and promotions.
  • Trained new bartenders on drink preparation and upselling techniques.
  • Displayed and retained extensive knowledge of liquors, wines and entrees.
  • Operated cash register and Point of Sale (POS) system for transactions and made proper change for cash transactions.
  • Completed regular bar inventories and daily requisition sheets.
  • Checked identification of guests to verify age requirements for alcohol purchase.
  • Introduced bar staff to precision pouring and waste reduction tactics to lower liquor costs.
  • Followed alcohol awareness procedures for preventing intoxication and dealing with intoxicated guests.
  • Kept track of bar tabs and transferred open tabs to dining area for wait staff.
Caliente Club And Resorts - Bartender
City, STATE, 02/2017 - 03/2019
  • Mixed and served both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks for patrons by following standard recipes and procedures.
  • Checked identification of guests to verify age requirements for alcohol purchase.
  • Maintained knowledge of bar and menu options to prepare drinks and make food recommendations.
  • Poured wine, beer and cocktails for patrons.
  • Upsold customers from shelf to premium brands to help boost sales.
  • Displayed and retained extensive knowledge of liquors, wines and entrees.
  • Stayed up-to-date on latest mixology trends, bar equipment and sanitation standards.
  • Collected and organized daily till totals and tips.
  • Followed alcohol awareness procedures for preventing intoxication and dealing with intoxicated guests.
  • Recommended food and drinks to patrons based on preference, pairings and special promotions.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Gainesville High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Head Chef/Assistant Manager
  • Head Bartender
  • Bartender

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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