Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Passionate leader who is enthusiastic, energetic, and driven to exceed all expectation. A motivator and a teacher, who strives for success at every level and is a strong team builder. Successful at listening to needs of clients and collaborating on creative visions. Bringing diverse knowledge base of styles and techniques.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • Project Management Skills
  • Employee Relations Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
Kitchen Consultant, 09/2021 - Current
Arbor Company Glenview, IL,
  • Consulted with business looking to improve operations.
  • Consults regarding food cost, inventory, flow management, budgeting, menu developing, cost controls, and improving bottom line profitability.
  • Helped in the hiring and training process of a new kitchen staff, including executive chef, sous chefs, chef de cuisine, cooks, and dishwashers.
  • Responsible for budgeting and forecasting, expense reporting, risk management, status reporting, and execution
  • Create project documentation and strategy plans and collaborated to complete project timelines
Executive Chef, 08/2018 - 09/2021
Columbus Hospitality Granville, OH,
  • Assisted in the venue within the first year of employment
  • Managed and evaluated workflow and productivity, making changes where necessary.
  • Developed and implemented performance standards and procedural changes to drive productivity and quality.
  • Effectively directed and oversaw staff, designing schedules to meet the needs of the department as well as the needs of employees.
  • Conducted assessments and utilized root cause analysis to implement corrective action strategies.
  • Created new menu items, managed food expenses and supervised quality to ensure adherence to standards and to have unique visual appeal implementing new and classic techniques.
  • Coordinated and executed menu planning, recipe development and daily kitchen operation.
  • Trained kitchen workers on culinary techniques. Developed ongoing training programs to improve performance of team members
  • Assessed inventory levels and placed orders to replenish goods before supplies depleted. Invoice settling and equipment maintenance proficiency.
  • Performed financial analysis and recommended effective methods to cut costs.
Sous Chef, 12/2012 - 08/2018
Bristol Farms Pasadena, CA,
  • Assist the executive chef to plan, organize, direct and control all culinary operations.
  • Helped direct banqueting functions including weddings, private parties, and special member events.
  • Responsible for food ordering while maintaining budgetary guidelines.
  • Ensure all culinary offerings are of exceptional quality to maintain customer satisfaction while keeping up with current food trends and a penchant for fresh product.
  • Streamlined kitchen operations by creating more accurate prep sheets, standardized recipe files, and product-rotation systems.
  • Communicates with managers from other departments on operational efficiencies.
Prep Cook, 08/2011 - 11/2012
Ruth Eckerd Hall City, STATE,
  • Routinely supported other areas of the catering as requested, including special orders.
  • Managed closing duties, including restocking items.
  • Effectively used items in stock to decrease waste and profit loss.
  • Routinely cleaned cookware, counters, floors, storage areas and service refrigerators.
  • Skillfully prepared items of the restaurant specials.
Education and Training
A.S: Hospitality and Tourism Management, Expected in 05/2016
St. Petersburg College - Clearwater, FL
Bachelor of Arts: Management And Organizational Leadership, Expected in 12/2021
St. Petersburg College - Clearwater, FL
Commercial Foods and Culinary: Arts, Expected in 04/2011
Pinellas Technical Education Center - Clearwater, FL

Commercial Foods and Culinary

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