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

Energetic culinary professional with blend of creativity, passion for food and exceptional cooking skills. Work well as dynamic leader in high-pressure restaurant settings.

Tireless Head Grill Cook proficient in Indian Fusion . Prepares food, mixes ingredients and maintains clean food prep areas. In-depth knowledge of various cooking equipment, including grill and stove. Outstanding customer service and communication skills.

  • Dietary restrictions
  • Proper food storage
  • Meal Scheduling
  • Food Spoilage Prevention
  • Food Preparation
  • Food Preparation and Safety
  • Order Delivery Practices
  • Meal Preparation
  • Special Events
  • Food Plating and Presentation
  • Food Allergy Understanding
  • Institutional Kitchen Settings
  • Performance improvement
  • Operations management
  • Serving and cleanup
Work History
08/2017 to Current Head Cook Taher, Inc. | Hopkins, MN,
  • Developed recipes, portion specifications, and standard preparation procedures for all dishes.
  • Determined purchasing specifications and budgetary allotments for all menu items.
  • Coordinated hiring and training activities for kitchen and back of house employees while continuously monitoring performance.
  • Inspected freezer and refrigerator daily to check and maintain proper temperatures.
  • Maintained well-organized mise en place to keep work efficient and consistent.
  • Oversaw scheduling, inventory management and supply ordering to maintain fully stocked kitchen.
  • Maintained high food quality standards by checking delivery contents to verify product quality and quantity.
  • Developed and cooked exciting, memorable dishes that brought new customers into establishment and bolstered restaurant revenues.
  • Inspected kitchens to observe food preparation quality and service, food appearance and cleanliness of production and service areas.
  • Prevented cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when cooking and plating meals for food allergy sufferers.
  • Kept labor at or below 50% to support business profit targets.
03/2003 to 08/2020 Glass Glazier Flynn Companies | Salt Lake City, UT,
  • Measured, cut, fit and pressed anti-glare adhesive film to glass to prevent light glare on glass.
  • Identified obstacles and used independent judgment to make decisions and solve problems.
  • Prepped glass for cutting by applying oil to cutting lines, smoothing cut edges through polishing and grinding.
  • Managed project details and deadlines on over thousands of projects, contributing effort from concept to completion.
  • Constructed and installed metal sashes and moldings for glass installation using aluminum or steel framing.
  • Secured glass panes into frames and sashes using clips, points or moldings, adding weather seals or putty around pane edges to seal joints.
  • Carefully and accurately measured and marked outlines and patterns on glass to indicate cutting lines.
  • Communicated effectively with customers and team members concerning quality standards, deadlines and customer requests.
  • Measured client sites to generate estimates for supplies and expenses necessary for installations.
  • Loaded and arranged glass and mirrors onto delivery trucks using suction cups to secure materials during crane transfer.
  • Measured areas in need of glass installations and identified best product solution for each specific job.
  • Communicated with clients to establish project requirements and provide cost estimates, providing detailed update throughout project execution.
  • Affixed glass doors to frames and bolted metal hinges, handles, locks and other hardware to attach doors to frames and walls.
05/2000 to 07/2017 Delivery Driver Waste Connections | Opa Locka, FL,
  • Contacted customers prior to delivery to confirm and coordinate delivery times.
  • Updated routes based on weather and road conditions in real time to decrease delivery times by 90%.
  • Inspected truck equipment and supplies and reported problems and safety hazards to supervisors following each shift.
  • Invoiced accurately, coordinated shipping documentation and completed daily logs to satisfy recordkeeping requirements and keep management informed of field activities.
  • Fostered positive working relationships with customers by responding to questions and concerns.
  • Completed on-time deliveries by choosing best and most efficient routes.
  • Completed rush deliveries on tight timetables to satisfy customer needs.
  • Oversaw product loading to keep items balanced, work efficient and items secure for safe delivery.
  • Loaded truck and properly secured items to prevent damage for deliveries.
  • Loaded and unloaded my delivery van per shift.
  • Managed customer service issues with professionalism and analytical approaches to maintain satisfaction and promote continued brand loyalty.
  • Communicated customer complaints, requests and feedback to company management for swift resolution.
  • Interacted with customers to determine needs and opportunities for additional sales.
  • Loaded and secured items in trucks to avoid damage to parcels during delivery.
  • Maintained clean and orderly appearance while on shift.
Expected in 06/1995 High School Diploma | Mission Viejo High School, Mission Viejo, CA GPA:

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