Responsible, reliable and conscientious pre-apprentice who is mechanically inclined and capable of taking the initiative.
OSHA 10 Certified
Institutional Cook10/2015 to 08/2017Sheridan FCISheridan, OregonProvided courteous and informative customer service in an open kitchen format. Systematically tasted and smelled all prepared dishes, and observed color, texture and garnishes. Collaborated closely with the Food and Beverage Director to conduct staff meetings and resolve service, product and personnel issues. Effectively managed and assisted kitchen staff in producing food for banquets, catered events and member dining areas. Consistently kept a clean and safe environment by adhering to all federal, state and local sanitation and safety requirements.
Prep Cook01/2014 to 03/2014ZolaSpokane, WashingtonProvided courteous and informative customer service in an open kitchen format. Systematically tasted and smelled all prepared dishes, and observed color, texture and garnishes. Consistently kept a clean and safe environment by adhering to all federal, state and local sanitation and safety requirements. Ensured smooth kitchen operation by overseeing daily product inventory, purchasing and receiving. Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of all food products.
Food Service11/2011 to 12/2013Hico MarketSpokane, WashingtonReduced food costs by 50 percent by expertly estimating purchasing needs and buying through approved suppliers. Consistently kept a clean and safe environment by adhering to all federal, state and local sanitation and safety requirements. Ensured smooth kitchen operation by overseeing daily product inventory, purchasing and receiving. Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of all food products. Quickly and courteously resolved all guest problems and complaints.
Line Cook/ Prep Cook04/2009 to 09/2010Pine Ridge Alzheimer Special CareSpokane Valley, Washington
commercial food service equipment.
a variety of menu items for daily service.
measures, and mixes ingredients for a variety of food items. Follows
written, verbal and other directions.
up and arranges food to be served on a daily basis.
Maintains accurate records which
may include receipts, inventories of equipment and food supplies, order food
supplies following established procedures.
and inspects incoming merchandise.
Dietary Cook08/2008 to 11/2008American Behavioral Health SystemsSpokane Valley, WA
food preparation and meal service.
Plan and initiate cooking schedule
for food preparation to meet meal schedule.
Prepare, season, cook and serve
for assigned meal; ensure appropriate portioned servings according to portion
nutritional snacks for clients as directed by the Dietary Supervisor.
and smell prepared food to determine quality.
Monitor temperature of hot and
cold foods through food preparation and service to ensure that established
temperature goals are met prior to steam table transfer and maintained
throughout meal service.
Dietary Cook06/2007 to 08/2008Brookdale Senior LivingSpokane, WA
daily menu/work assignments with Dietary Supervisor at beginning of shift.
Prepares soups, salads, starches,
vegetables, purees and desserts per production sheets.
Sets up and maintains all assigned
food serving stations.
work load to ensure food is ready as scheduled.
all foods properly, covered, labeled and dated.
Monitors and reports any safety,
sanitation, or food handling concerns to supervisor immediately.
Assistant Cook09/2005 to 06/2007SodexhoSpokane, WA
menu items as instructed ensuring customer dining satisfaction by following and
maintaining standardized recipes using approved procedures and common kitchen
equipment to produce the highest quality product while preventing waste.
Train and guide student
assistants, assigning and coordinating work to promote efficient operations and
Establish and maintain effective
working relationships with others, both in operation and with kitchen staff to
ensure good communication and enhance “team” effort.
a safe and sanitary operation following prescribed safety and sanitation procedures
to ensure compliance with health regulations and safety standards.
Food Expediter01/2005 to 09/2005Bourbon Street Uptown Food & SpiritsSpokane, WA
the food as per the order to ensure quality and accuracy. Facilitates
the communication between the kitchen and the service staff. Ensure
food is prepared and served in a timely manner.
Communicates with management and
servers in regards to menu changes throughout service.
servers for food pick ups.
food as required.
left over food for take out.
setup of the expedition area at the beginning of every shift.
Education and Training
Certificate Office Software Specialist2007Spokane Community CollegeSpokane, WA, USA
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Companies Worked For:
Pine Ridge Alzheimer Special Care
American Behavioral Health Systems
Brookdale Senior Living
Bourbon Street Uptown Food & Spirits
Spokane Community College
Job Titles Held:
Line Cook/ Prep Cook
Certificate Office Software Specialist 2007
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