hot prep cold prep expo resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Motivated professional with excellent leadership and planning abilities focused on delivering high-quality products on tight schedules. Monitor, train and encourage employees to improve skills and meet demanding targets. History of successfully developing and managing strong teams through proactive training and issue management.

Reliable and friendly, adept at learning and mastering new concepts and skills. Passionate about helping and creating satisfying experiences.

  • Quality control
  • Performance reporting
  • Continuous improvements
  • Workforce training
  • Quality assurance controls
  • Processes and procedures
  • Goal-oriented
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Data analysis and reporting
  • Lead generation
  • Personnel management
  • Staff training and development
  • Detail-oriented
  • Personnel training and development
  • Employee scheduling
  • Effective team player
  • Knowledge in MS Office
  • Excellent multi-tasker
Hot Prep. Cold Prep. Expo, 03/2017 - 06/2018
Texas Roadhouse City, STATE,

Hot Prep:

  • Cooked food following specific measurements and recipes per company standards.
  • Safely operated ovens, fryers and grills to prevent injuries and accidents.
  • Followed recipes to maintain restaurant standards and satisfy customers.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Set up work stations prior to opening to minimize prep time.
  • Maintained clean and orderly appearance throughout kitchen and dining area.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to prevent foodborne illnesses.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Properly utilized various cooking utensils to prepare range of food items.
  • Offered support to other stations during high-volume shifts to maintain optimal coverage and meet customer needs.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Monitored food product stock and alerted supervisor when items ran low in time to reorder.
  • Cooked various items, including mash pot, chili, rice ,green beans providing customers with perfectly-cooked options and sides.
  • Executed proper techniques when preparing menu item ingredients.
  • Operated all kitchen equipment safely to avoid injuries.

Cold Prop:

  • Chopped, diced and sliced ingredients for salads, stir-fries and other dishes.
  • Prepped vegetables and ingredients by washing, chopping,and dicing.
  • Rotated stock items and ingredients to maintain efficiency and freshness.
  • Collaborated with team to deliver timely service of items.


  • Worked closely with Cashiers to obtain order information and accurately complete customers' orders.
  • Properly garnished and arranged orders on plates and trays.
  • Put together multiple, concurrent orders during customer rushes, including dinner and lunch hours.
Cold Prep. Dish Prep., 04/2011 - 09/2016
Texas Roadhouse City, STATE,

Cold Prep:

  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Weighed, measured and mixed ingredients, meticulously following recipes to produce quality dishes.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Reviewed recipes to determine exact measurements and ingredients to create dishes.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Checked temperature of freezers and refrigerators to maintain proper storage of cold items.
  • Conducted daily inspections and maintained food sanitation and kitchen equipment safety reports.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to minimize salmonella and other foodborne illnesses.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients to use oldest products first.
  • Chopped, diced, and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of busy periods, including dinner rush.
  • Sanitized kitchen counters and preparation areas to prevent foodborne illness and cross-contamination.
  • Helped other staff members complete job tasks during peak times to keep kitchen running efficiently.
  • Maintained highest standards of cold product quality.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of food products resulting in consistently high scores on health inspections.
  • Trained new team members on proper meat and vegetable preparation techniques.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.

Dish prep:

  • Created nutritious, safe, visually appealing, innovative and properly prepared and flavored food.
  • Restocked main kitchen areas with items from shelves, coolers and freezers to help food preparation staff stay focused on customer orders.
  • Kept dishware, glasses and utensils ready for all customer needs by quickly scraping, washing and restacking items.
  • Washed pots, pans and trays by hand and using industrial washing machine.
  • Sanitized counters and wiped down surfaces following food preparation to prevent cross-contamination from raw meats.
  • Cleaned, sanitized and organized food speed racks, bins and dry storage racks to keep food storage areas neat and prevent food-borne illness.
  • Effectively loaded and unloaded dishwashers, washing by hand any large pots or items that chefs used on continuous basis.
  • Scraped and pre-rinsed food from dirty dishes and placed items in dishwashing machine.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized kitchen areas to promote efficiency.
Turret\laser Lead , 05/2002 - 04/2010
Reddot Corp. City, STATE,

Turret Lead:

  • Took measurements with calipers and gauge readers to assess line performance.
  • Maintained adequate productivity by setting and enforcing deadlines.
  • Kept machines running at peak efficiency to meet demanding production targets.
  • Cut off excess materials for reuse or recycling.
  • Operated forklift equipment safely to move materials around work areas.
  • Followed work orders to select proper materials, make accurate cuts and complete precise finished products.
  • Adhered to company and OSHA safety procedures to protect team members, products and equipment.
  • Examined completed pieces to check for defects and sorted items according to identified flaws.
  • Adhered to allocated budgets by collecting time projections and reporting changes during creative implementation.
  • Cleaned, lubricated and repaired machinery for optimal performance.
  • Collaborated with technicians to diagnose equipment breakdowns and address quality issues.
  • Developed and implemented significant process improvements to enhance department quality and throughput.
  • Inspected incoming supplies to verify conformance with materials specifications and quality standards.
  • Delegated tasks to employees and monitored accurate and timely completion of tasks to meet project milestones.
  • Reviewed individual employee performance on a monthly basis to correct issues and enhance productivity.
  • Controlled material usage to keep costs low, proactively investigating and resolving discrepancies to minimize waste.
  • Coordinated with internal departments to maximize operational efficiency across production and administrative areas.
  • Monitored employee performance and safety, conducting retraining to correct problems and optimize productivity.
  • Assigned individual work assignments and reviewed jobs to accomplish all tasks within expected parameters.
  • Addressed employee and production issues to determine and implement optimal resolutions, preventing wasted resources and maintaining schedules.
  • Set up, adjusted and maintained machines to keep production operating at peak levels and consistently meet challenging daily demands.
  • Established and updated production schedules to meet changing demands.
  • Managed and supervised daily activities of team members to verify fulfillment of customer orders and adherence to general warehouse operations.
  • Maintained work environments safe and efficient at all times.
  • Monitored equipment efficiency, checked materials supplies and coordinated manpower requirements to meet expected demand.
  • Provided input for performance reviews and identified areas for additional improvement.
  • Assigned tasks to employees and monitored productivity, performance and task completion.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1977
Campbell County High - Gillette, WY,
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  • Campbell County High

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  • Hot Prep. Cold Prep. Expo
  • Cold Prep. Dish Prep.
  • Turret\laser Lead


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