Kitchen Manager resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Skilled Kitchen Manager knowledgeable about best practices, safe food handling and inventory management.

Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

  • Portion Control
  • Monitoring Food Preparation
  • Delegating Assignments and Tasks
  • Managing Deliveries
  • Performance Improvement
  • Back of House Management
  • Money Handling
  • Health Code Compliance
  • Quality Assurance
  • Staffing and Sales Reporting
  • Fire Safety Regulations
  • Recruitment and Hiring
  • Service Delivery Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Employee Performance Evaluations
  • Training and Onboarding
  • Supply Ordering and Management
  • Investigating Complaints
  • Inventory Management
  • Front of House Management
  • POS Terminal Operation
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Calm and Pleasant Demeanor
  • Reliable and Responsible
  • Team Leadership
  • Written and Verbal Communication
  • Time Management
  • Conflict Resolution
Work History
Kitchen Manager, 03/2018 - 03/2020
Pcc Natural Markets Redmond, WA,
  • Delivered in-depth training to workers in food preparation and customer-facing roles to promote strong team performance.
  • Delegated food preparation duties down to cooks and followed up with cooks to verify proper preparation and production of meals.
  • Checked and tested foods to verify quality and temperature.
  • Applied knowledge of previous supply needs and forecasted business levels to estimate required supplies.
  • Wiped down counters using sanitizing spray to prevent cross-contamination among food items.
  • Developed kitchen staff through training, disciplinary action and performance reviews.
  • Conducted daily checks of refrigerators and freezers to verify proper food storage, container labeling and surface cleaning.
  • Spearheaded regular maintenance and repair operations to keep building and equipment in peak condition.
  • Identified team weak points and implemented corrective actions to resolve concerns.
  • Scheduled and received food and beverage deliveries, adhering to food cost and budget.
  • Followed standardized recipes set by Chef for production of breakfast, lunch and dinner meals.
  • Reduced health risks and safety hazards by preparing beverage products consistently while creating cleaning schedules, restocking items and sanitizing equipment to adhere to health department standards.
  • Kept facility compliant with health codes, sanitation requirements and license regulations, alleviating potentially heavy fines.
  • Oversaw food preparation and monitored safety protocols.
Assistant Store Manager, 05/2015 - 05/2018
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. Sonoma, CA,
  • Managed opening and closing procedures and recommended changes to enhance efficiency of daily activities.
  • Walked through store areas to identify and proactively resolve issues negatively impacting operations.
  • Maintained positive customer relationships by responding quickly to customer service inquiries.
  • Conducted weekly staff meetings to motivate staff members, address concerns and questions, plan improvements, and evaluate progress toward goals.
  • Approved regular payroll submissions for employees.
  • Responded to customer concerns, working with manager to significantly raise customer satisfaction ratings.
  • Provided weekly work schedules to employees to accommodate business demands and vacation requests.
  • Rotated merchandise and displays to feature new products and promotions.
  • Processed payments for credit and debit cards and returned proper change for cash transactions.
  • Promoted professional growth and facilitated talent development of each associate to drive performance excellence.
  • Interviewed, hired and trained staff associates and equipped to comply with company policies and procedures.
CNC Operator, 01/1999 - 08/2010
Advantage Xpo Westerville, OH,
  • Maintained tight tolerances with design specifications.
  • Loaded and unloaded parts to maintain high level of production.
  • Adhered to high level of safety by following company rules and regulations to prevent injuries.
  • Operated and maintained up to Number different mill and lathe machines to fabricate Type products.
  • Moved finished work to correct staging area for disposition.
  • Performed accurate Type tool changes and offsets.
  • Manually set up machinery, lathes and grinders.
  • Properly loaded and unloaded materials in and out of machines.
  • Assessed equipment after each production run and performed preventive maintenance to keep machines running smoothly.

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  • Prevented machine breakdown by maintaining proper lubrication and cooling during operation.
  • Detected malfunctions and control errors by monitoring machine operation and checking completed pieces.
  • Measured completed pieces to identify product irregularities and specifications non-conformance; adjusting machines to correct issues.
Diploma : Basic Studies , Expected in 05/1986
East Central High School - Tulsa, OK

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School Attended

  • East Central High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Kitchen Manager
  • Assistant Store Manager
  • CNC Operator


  • Diploma

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