kitchen manager resume example with 11 years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Talented Kitchen Manager successfully monitors inventory, leads teams and handles food. Trains and supervises kitchen personnel on proper cooking techniques. Schedules preventive maintenance and repairs to maintain kitchen equipment in good working condition.

Accomplished [Job Title] bringing [Number] years of restaurant industry experience. Schedules back-of-house workload for timely meal preparation, serving and clean-up. Trains and supervises kitchen personnel on food safety, work safety and sanitation.

  • Portioning understanding
  • Training
  • Sanitation
  • Organizational skills
  • Customer service
  • Planning
  • Training & Development
  • Team management
03/2018 to 10/2021
Kitchen Manager Perkins Restaurants Memphis, TN,
  • 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, guest expectations and restaurant protocols.
  • Oversaw meal preparation and monitored food handling to encourage safety.
  • 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.
  • Guided trainees to boost safety and inventory waste management to meet pre-established business thresholds for operation.
  • Maintained high standards of food quality and safety by enforcing clear handling and preparation policies.
06/1999 to 04/2004
Crew Member Cook Mcdonald's Penn Hills, PA,
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for soups, sauces and salads.
  • Conducted daily inspections and maintained food sanitation and kitchen equipment safety reports.
  • Marinated food items according to corporate-provided instructions and recipes.
  • Created nutritious, visually appealing, innovative and properly prepared and flavored food.
  • Prepped, rotated and stocked fresh products through standardized storage procedures to maximize sales potential.
  • Prepared quality food and labeled, dated and covered items to preserve freshness.
  • Washed, peeled and cut fruits and vegetables to prepare for consumption.
  • Baked, roasted, broiled and steamed meats, fish, vegetables and other foods.
  • Maintained clean and orderly appearance throughout kitchen and dining area.
  • Cooked food following specific measurements and recipes.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to prevent foodborne illnesses.
  • Put together multiple, concurrent orders during customer rushes, including dinner and lunch hours.
  • Collaborated with team to deliver timely service of items.
  • Safely operated ovens, fryers and grills to prevent injuries and accidents.
  • Executed proper techniques when preparing menu item ingredients.
10/1997 to 04/1999
Assembly Supervisor Columbus Mckinnon Corporation Minneapolis, MN,
  • Motivated employees in achieving daily production goals and targets.
  • Coordinated work of [Number] employees and delegated daily tasks.
  • Conducted visual inspections and checked for product defects.
  • Maintained records and documents of daily production and dispatched goods.
  • Stood in for production manager when necessary.
  • Picked orders and prepared for shipping and receiving of incoming products.
  • Performed inventory control and logging for merchandise in receiving area.
  • Delegated tasks to multiple employees while maintaining efficient workplace.
  • Read and interpreted work order specifications and information to plan, schedule and carry out jobs effectively.
  • Met other supervisors and business leaders to plan and guide workflow and operations.
  • Performed minor equipment repairs to keep jobs on task and notified maintenance department of major machinery failures.
  • Identified source of equipment malfunctions by using various troubleshooting methods.
06/1990 to 07/1991
Nursing Assistant Mercy Healthcare Greenwood, AR,
  • Assisted patients with shaving, bathing and oral hygiene to promote healthy habits and overall wellness.
  • Engaged with patient family and friends to provide courteous visit experience.
  • Answered signal lights, bells and requests-for-service to assist patient services fulfillment.
  • Responded to patient alarms and needs-assessment requests to identify course of treatment.
  • Assessed vitals and noted medical information to report changes to nursing staff and physicians.
  • Promoted patient satisfaction by assisting with bathing, dressing, toileting and exercising.
  • Managed supplies and restocked inventory to promote optimal availability for patient care.
  • Documented nursing assessments, treatments and follow-up care to maintain patient safety and optimize workflow.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary teams to carry out doctor orders and treatment care plans.
  • Provided basic patient care by bathing and grooming patients, changing bedding and assisting in feeding activities.
  • Collected and documented vital signs to track current patient conditions.
  • Recognized and reported abnormalities or changes in patients' health status to nursing staff for immediate assessment.
  • Conducted routine checks on patient vitals, blood pressure, blood sugar and heart rate.
  • Took patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse and documented height and weight.
  • Communicated concerns regarding clients' status, care and environment to nursing supervisors, clinical care supervisors and case managers.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/1985 to to
High School Diploma:
Campbell County High School - Alexandria, KY

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School Attended

  • Campbell County High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Kitchen Manager
  • Crew Member Cook
  • Assembly Supervisor
  • Nursing Assistant


  • High School Diploma

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