Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

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

  • Recruitment
  • Team Leadership
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Order Accuracy
  • Kitchen equipment operation and maintenance
  • Menu development
  • Kitchen Staff Coordination
  • Food Preparation and Safety
  • Order Delivery Practices
  • Food Plating and Presentation
  • Recipes and menu planning
  • Strategic Planning
Work History
01/2010 to Current
Kitchen Manager Brass Tap Beer Bar Boynton Beach, FL,
  • Delivered in-depth training to workers in food preparation and customer-facing roles to promote strong team performance.
  • Continuously evaluated business operations to effectively align workflows for optimal area coverage and customer satisfaction.
  • Oversaw food preparation and monitored safety protocols.
  • Maintained kitchen cleanliness and sanitation through correct procedures and scheduled cleaning of surfaces and equipment.
  • Motivated staff to perform at peak efficiency and quality.
  • Trained staff on proper cooking procedures as well as safety regulations and productivity strategies.
  • Spearheaded regular maintenance and repair operations to keep building and equipment in peak condition.
  • Helped general management develop prices based on inventory costs and portion sizes.
  • Scheduled and received food and beverage deliveries, adhering to food cost and budget.
  • Inspected kitchens to observe food preparation quality and service, food appearance and cleanliness of production and service areas.
  • Hired, trained and managed all kitchen staff, including employee development, issuing disciplinary action and conducting performance reviews.
  • Created and deployed successful strategies to boost restaurant performance, streamline food prep processes and increase efficiency in different areas.
  • Maintained high food quality standards by checking delivery contents to verify product quality and quantity.
  • Applied knowledge of previous supply needs and forecasted business levels to estimate required supplies.
  • Purchased food and cultivated strong vendor relationships.
  • Checked and tested foods to verify quality and temperature.
  • Resolved challenging customer complaints to full satisfaction, promoting brand loyalty and maximizing repeat business.
  • Maximized quality assurance by completing frequent checks of line.
  • Determined operational weak points and implemented corrective actions to resolve Type and Type concerns and facilitate Result.
  • Hired and managed all kitchen staff.
  • Wiped down counters using sanitizing spray to prevent cross-contamination among food items.
  • Coordinated and organized all restaurant inventory.
03/2006 to 01/2010
Administration Supervisor Mastec Murray, UT,
  • Coordinated individual duties after careful evaluation of each Job title's skill level and knowledge, which increased productivity by Number%.
  • Established and updated work schedules to account for changing staff levels and expected workloads.
  • Oversaw appointment scheduling and itinerary coordination for both clients and personnel.
  • Aggregated and analyzed data related to administrative costs to prepare Timeframe budgets for corporate-level management.
  • Oversaw office inventory activities, including ordering and requisitions, stocking and shipment receiving.
  • Delivered expert clerical support by efficiently handling wide range of routine and special requirements.
  • Improved office operations by automating client correspondence, record tracking and data communications.
  • Interacted with customers professionally by phone, email or in-person to provide information and directed to desired staff members.
  • Helped employees with day-to-day work and complex problems by applying motivational and analytical strategies.
  • Maintained accurate, current and compliant financial records by monitoring and addressing variances.
04/2000 to 04/2006
Cook Oregano's Scottsdale, AZ,
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Planned promotional menu additions based on seasonal pricing and product availability.
  • Developed menus, pricing and special food offerings to increase revenue and customer satisfaction.
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment, sanitation and safety.
  • Ordered and received products and supplies to stock kitchen areas.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Assisted customers in placing special orders for large-scale events such as weddings and birthday parties.
  • Mentored staff in expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily work.
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Recommended menu items for new dish development, holidays, special events and promotions.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations during opening and closing procedures to maximize efficiency.
  • Assisted chef with planning easy but elegant appetizers to spark customer interest.
  • Received food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete entire order together and serve hot.
  • Enhanced and maintained central standardized recipe and ingredient repository, including nutritional and cost information.
  • Inspected kitchen equipment and appliances to verify proper working order, including commercial fryers, steamers, ovens and ranges.
  • Met production requirements for all aspects of banquet and outlet desserts and breakfast pastries.
  • Maintained skill level of kitchen staff by properly coaching, counseling and disciplining employees.
  • Planned lunch, dinner and bar menus, as well as special menus for in-house special events and catering.
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Achievement Certificate :
Newton Moore Senior High - Bunbury ,

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School Attended

  • Newton Moore Senior High

Job Titles Held:

  • Kitchen Manager
  • Administration Supervisor
  • Cook


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