jay harmony catering resume example with 13+ years of experience

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

Detail-oriented Kitchen Assistant skilled at preparing food safely and with optimal sanitation. Demonstrated record of achievement over [Number] years of industry experience. Enthusiastic and driven with passion for culinary arts.

Energetic [Job Title] with [Number] years of experience in foodservice. Quick and exact when preparing ingredients, taking orders and making change. Focused on health and safety by keeping kitchen and food service areas clean and sanitized.

Versatile [Job Title] with [Number] years of experience in food service. Skilled at taking orders, handling special requests and preparing food. Expert at remaining calm and focused when managing multiple tasks and communicating with customers.

Reliable fast food worker experienced in basic food and beverage preparation. Maintains clean, tidy spaces to entice customers and encourage business. Always ready to help team members and assist customers.

Punctual [Job Title] delivering service with smile while remaining calm in busy food establishments. Consistently delivering top-notch service to create repeat customer base.

Motivated Counter Attendant with experience working in cafeterias and arena concessions. Flexible and hardworking with success in multitasking in busy, customer-focused environments.

  • New client acquisition
  • Contract negotiation
  • Corporate event knowledge
  • Recruiting and hiring
  • Brand-building strategies
Education and Training
Los Angeles Trade Technical College Los Angeles, CA Expected in : Culinary Arts - GPA :
Twin Peaks Restaurant - Jay Harmony Catering
Lubbock, TX, 06/2008 - Current
  • Established details of sold catering events with clients and followed up personally, resulting in satisfied clients.
  • Secured unprecedented levels of new business and maintained repeat customers for catering service provider via sales calls, networking, advertising and social media.
  • Increased repeat customer base by maintaining relationships with high-profile clients and effectively managing service issues.
Craft Brewers Alliance, Inc. - Line Cook
Portland, OR, 05/2018 - 01/2019
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct food temperature for high scores on health inspections.
  • Restocked food items throughout shift to prepare necessary ingredients for cooking and timely service.
  • Maintained hygienic kitchen with regular mopping, disinfecting workspace and washing utensils and glassware.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for soups, sauces and salads.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Washed and peeled ingredients to prepare for different meals and recipes.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times during lunch and dinner rush.
  • Marinated food items according to corporate-provided instructions and recipes.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Cooked multiple orders simultaneously during busy periods.
Caliente Cantina - Head Chef
City, STATE, 03/2015 - 01/2017
  • Planned and prepared food product orders to maintain appropriate stock levels.
  • Monitored quality, presentation and quantities of plated food across line.
  • Trained kitchen workers on culinary techniques.
  • Assessed inventory levels and placed orders to replenish goods before supplies depleted.
  • Monitored kitchen area and staff to maintain overall safety and establish proper food handling techniques.
  • Developed innovative recipes to suit complicated dietary requirements for customers.
  • Approved and polished dishes before delivery to customers to maintain signature reputation.
  • Developed recipes and menus to meet consumer demand and align with culinary trends.
  • Oversaw hiring, training and development of kitchen employees.
  • Assisted restaurant owners with pricing by providing ingredient costs and portioning information.
  • Supervised preparation of specialty items and customer requests to verify accuracy in production.
  • Incorporated customer recommendations and feedback to experiment with new dishes.
  • Supervised cooks and kitchen staff, providing direction in preparing specialty items and ethnic cuisine.
  • Followed food safety and sanitary guidelines to comply with local and state regulations.
  • Prepared food items while maintaining high standards of cleanliness and sanitization.
  • Determined food inventory needs.
  • Created new menu items, managed food expenses and supervised quality to ensure adherence to standards.
  • Delivered customer service excellence by promptly filling orders, communicating food requests to kitchen personnel and offering assistance ahead of requests.
  • Created recipes, incorporating various techniques, to build flavor and unique visual appeal.
  • Focused on customer satisfaction, creating delicious cuisine to impress diners.
  • Handled food preparation for various dishes, soups, entrees, omelets, salads and appetizers according to chef specifications.
  • Managed kitchen staff team and assigned various stages of food production.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Los Angeles Trade Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Jay Harmony Catering
  • Line Cook
  • Head Chef


  • Some College (No Degree)

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