head cook resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
  • C:
  • Date of Birth:
  • India:
  • :
  • single:

Reliable Manager demonstrating high level of ownership and initiative. Possessing exceptional work ethic and desire to go above and beyond to exceed company expectations. Offering knack for building productive working relationships. Successful in fast-paced, deadline-driven environments to manage goals and team development. History of thriving in team-oriented environments. Results-driven Customer Service Specialist highly skilled in account management and sales techniques. Bringing 15+ years of experience in professional communication with customers and peers. Skilled communicator known for contributing to repeat business. Detailed Client Service Associate known for having great organizational skills. Gifted at working with all types of customers. Looking for a new role where hard work and dedication will be highly valued.

  • Strategy development
  • Team development
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Supervision
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Planning
  • Organization
  • Problem resolution
  • Active listening
  • Time management
  • Customer service
  • Critical thinking
  • Credit card payment processing
  • Adaptive team player
  • Courteous demeanor
  • High-energy attitude
  • Store maintenance
  • Materials transport
  • Senior leadership support
  • Quality control
  • Retail sales customer service
  • Shipping and receiving understanding
  • Schedule mastery
  • Sales expertise
  • Product organization
  • Problem-solving abilities
  • Inbound and Outbound Calling
Head Cook, 02/2019 - 05/2021
Cambridge-Isanti Public Schools Cambridge, MN,
  • Trained kitchen workers on culinary techniques.
  • Assessed inventory levels and placed orders to replenish goods before supplies depleted.
  • Streamlined kitchen processes to shorten wait times and serve additional guests.
  • Improved performance of team members resulting in high-quality meals produced daily.
  • Completed workstation set up and break down, properly disposing of leftover food.
  • Taught kitchen staff about proper nutrition, food allergies and dietary issues.
  • Checked freezer and refrigerator each day to verify proper functioning.
  • Kept kitchen, cooking utensils and storeroom clean at all times.
  • Communicated with kitchen employees, answered questions and offered insight into food preparations.
  • Sanitized all counters and utensils used for preparation of raw meat, poultry, fish and eggs.
  • Followed "first in, first out" rule with every food and beverage item, tossing outdated and expired food products.
Manager, 03/2015 - 06/2018
Visa Mentor, OH,
  • Trained employees on additional job positions to maintain coverage of roles at all times.
  • Assigned tasks to associates to fit skill levels and maximize team performance.
  • Recruited and hired qualified candidates to fill open positions.
  • Conducted inventory counts by assessing current state of inventory integrity against target accuracy levels and tracking variances.
  • Collaborated with staff to maximize customer satisfaction, streamline procedures and improve bottom-line profitability.
  • Established and created training programs to enhance employee knowledge of best practices, resulting in improved customer satisfaction.
  • Maintained ongoing system for development, recruitment, recognition and retention of store crew and management.
  • Facilitated exceptional sales and performance results by focusing on continuous improvement approaches and capitalizing on emerging market opportunities.
  • Evaluated operational trends and proactively adjusted strategies to maintain alignment between performance and objectives.
  • Drove financial performance of assigned areas by verifying achieved sales and profit goals and implementing plans to correct deficiencies.
  • Aided in negotiation with vendors and suppliers to reduce overall costs.
  • Managed shifts in absence of store manager to deliver excellent customer service while promoting sales.
  • Organized store and maintained high standards for cleanliness of parking lot, restroom and stockroom.
  • Delivered level of service to customers in effort to build upon relationships for future clients.
  • Upheld company's high standards for business via leading by example and encouraging all team members to adhere to corporate policies.
  • Completed daily sales reports and analyzed metrics to identify trends.
  • Adhered to store policies and procedures to maintain regulatory and legal compliance.
  • Reviewed applications for open positions and made knowledgeable hiring recommendations.
Stocker/Line Worker, 03/2004 - 07/2013
Sara Lee Foods City, STATE,
  • Used established assembly instructions to complete jobs.
  • Built and packaged products to comply with multiple work orders and deadlines.
  • Inspected and repaired products to meet project expectations.
  • Moved items between machines, conveyors and transport equipment to meet production needs.
  • Examined final products for conformance with quality and design standards.
  • Operated machinery, managed raw material and logged production data.
  • Attended training sessions to improve machine operation skills.
  • Set up and tended equipment with machine operators to complete runs.
  • Monitored processes to maintain machinery function.
  • Assembled component parts of items and completed hand-finishing of final products.
  • Organized project components according to workflow.
  • Sorted and packaged products to prepare for processing or shipment.
  • Adjusted equipment to maintain optimal performance.
  • Maintained work environments safe and efficient at all times.
  • Controlled material usage to keep costs low, proactively investigating and resolving discrepancies to minimize waste.
  • Identified and helped resolve nonconforming product issues to support accurate order fulfillment.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Nursing, Expected in
NWSCC - Muscle Shoals, AL,
Status -
  • Honor Roll 2010 all semesters
  • Completed coursework in collegiate Algebra, English, Anatomy 1&2 Music Theory and Psychology 101 and 102
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1997
Brooks High School - Killen, AL
Status -
  • Completed coursework in English, Math Typing, History, Science, and Computer Skills,
  • 3.1 GPA
  • Learned and excelled in communication Skills
  • Learned and excelled in Athletic Physical Education

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Your data is safe with us

Any information uploaded, such as a resume, or input by the user is owned solely by the user, not LiveCareer. For further information, please visit our Terms of Use.

Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Brooks High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Head Cook
  • Manager
  • Stocker/Line Worker


  • Associate of Applied Science
  • High School Diploma

By clicking Customize This Resume, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

*As seen in:As seen in: