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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Dedicated Kitchen Manager offering experience contributing to team success. Friendly, outgoing and reliable professional in restaurant industry with background in cooking and management responsibilities. Passionate about maximizing kitchen productivity and creating memorable experiences revolving around food. "Let food be thy medicine & thy medicine be food." - Hippocrates

Skills
  • Portioning understanding
  • Vendor relations
  • Training & development
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Problem resolution
  • Teambuilding
  • People skills
  • Active listening
  • Decision-making
  • Reliable & trustworthy
Experience
Kitchen Manager, 06/2017 - Current
Clubcorp Club Operations, Inc. Al -, AL,
  • Creative concepting for menu & specials offerings
  • Custom catering menu and execution of food for events (Large & small)
  • Design and execution of private wine & beer pairing events
  • Received, organized and rotated paper goods and food ingredients.
  • Trained workers in food preparation, money handling and cleaning roles to facilitate restaurant operations.
  • Trained employees on cooking techniques, safety standards and performance strategies.
  • Oversaw meal preparation and monitored food handling to encourage safety.
  • Worked with vendors to establish strong relationships and maintain proper inventory supplies.
  • Motivated kitchen staff by establishing goals to increase productivity and quality.
  • Implemented surface and equipment schedules and standards to maintain clean, neat and sanitized kitchen.
  • Planned kitchen staff schedules to maximize coverage and encourage collaboration.
  • Interviewed, hired and supervised back of house staff to clean tables, remove dishes, take food to tables and assist servers and bartenders.
  • Assisted restaurant owners with pricing by providing ingredient costs and portioning information.
  • Executed hands-on preventive maintenance and repairs to keep equipment functional.
  • Maintained high standards of food quality and safety by enforcing clear handling and preparation policies.
  • Contributed to successful shift management by helping with inventory and food ordering as well as team scheduling and work assignments.
  • Directed team to expertly handle customer order requests and service issues, directly contributing to restaurant's stellar reputation across Saint Cloud.
Kitchen Manager, 06/2015 - 05/2017
Clubcorp Club Operations, Inc. Bermuda Run, NC,
  • Received, organized and rotated paper goods and food ingredients.
  • Trained employees on cooking techniques, safety standards and performance strategies.
  • Maximized team performance by training new employees on proper food handling and restaurant protocols.
  • Oversaw meal preparation and monitored food handling to encourage safety.
  • Worked with vendors to establish strong relationships and maintain proper inventory supplies.
  • Kept kitchen equipment properly functioning by following manufacturer's operating instructions and educating staff on proper use.
  • Executed hands-on preventive maintenance and repairs to keep equipment functional.
  • Maintained high standards of food quality and safety by enforcing clear handling and preparation policies.
  • Contributed to successful shift management by helping with inventory and food ordering as well as team scheduling and work assignments.
  • Led, trained and developed culinary team members to meet and exceed restaurant standards.
  • Directed team to expertly handle customer order requests and service issues, directly contributing to restaurant's stellar reputation across Sauk Rapids.
Line Cook, 04/2014 - 06/2016
Craft Brewers Alliance, Inc. Portsmouth, NH,
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Carried pans and trays of food to and from work stations, stove and refrigerator.
  • 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.
  • Retained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Assisted in preparation of menu items ranging from burgers to sandwiches.
  • Washed and peeled ingredients to prepare for different meals and recipes.
  • Prepped garnishes to reduce wait times during lunch and dinner rush.
  • Set up workstations with needed ingredients, utensils and cooking equipment.
  • Adhered to portion controls and presentation specifications.
  • Cleaned cooking and refrigeration equipment to sanitize and prevent food-borne illness.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Cooked multiple orders simultaneously during busy periods.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of food products.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2005
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Delano High School - Delano, MN,
GPA:
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: Performance and Theater Arts, Expected in
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Saint Cloud State University - Saint Cloud, MN
GPA:
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Delano High School
  • Saint Cloud State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Kitchen Manager
  • Kitchen Manager
  • Line Cook

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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