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kitchen manager resume example with 10 years of experience

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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Dedicated General 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. 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. Productive Kitchen Manager focused on high-quality, cost-effective ingredients and providing speedy, quality service. Customer-oriented leader with high level of stamina and excellent relationship-building capabilities. Versed in employee scheduling, inventory management and crew leadership. Motivated general manager committed to delivering exceptional kitchen service and driving business success. Orders food and ingredients consistent with nutritional considerations and within budget restrictions. Develops and maintains vendor relations with multiple suppliers. Restaurant Manager with 10-year career at successful 4A-star rated establishments. Skilled provider of expanded attendance figures and increased diner satisfaction. Brings deep knowledge of American cuisine and keen business acumen.

Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Vendor Relations
  • Team Collaboration and Leadership
  • Staff Supervision
  • Staff Training and Development
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Portioning Understanding
  • Safe Food Handling
  • Productivity Improvement
  • Policy and Procedure Enforcement
  • Team Building
  • Problem-Solving
Experience
09/2020 to Current Kitchen Manager Kitchen United | Torrance, CA,
  • Oversaw meal preparation and monitored food handling to encourage safety.
  • Maximized team performance by training new employees on proper food handling and restaurant protocols.
  • Motivated kitchen staff by establishing goals to increase productivity and quality.
  • Trained employees on cooking techniques, safety standards and performance strategies.
  • Kept kitchen equipment properly functioning by following manufacturer's operating instructions and educating staff on proper use.
  • Trained workers in food preparation, money handling and cleaning roles to facilitate restaurant operations.
  • Developed and implemented strategies to enhance team performance, improve processes and boost results.
  • Received, organized and rotated paper goods and food ingredients.
  • Used learning tools and programs to develop and maintain knowledge of food products, promotions and sales functions.
  • Consistently maintained high levels of cleanliness, organization, storage and sanitation of food and beverage products to ensure quality.
  • Explained goals and expectations required of trainees.
  • Provided leadership, insight and mentoring to newly hired employees to supply knowledge of various company programs.
  • Trained new employees to perform duties.
  • Oversaw inventory and ordered ingredients to restock freezers, fridges and pantry.
  • Oversaw food preparation, production and presentation according to quality standards.
  • Resolved problems or concerns to satisfaction of involved parties.
  • Promoted safe working conditions by monitoring safety procedures and equipment.
08/2017 to 07/2020 Manager Sumitomo Electric Group | San Marcos, CA,
  • Enforced customer service standards and resolved customer problems to uphold quality service.
  • Trained employees on additional job positions to maintain coverage of roles.
  • Assigned tasks to associates to fit skill levels and maximize team performance.
  • Monitored staff performance and addressed issues.
  • Conducted quality, timely performance feedback and performance appraisals.
  • Communicated company directives and programs to associates and ensured all follow-up items were completed accurately and timely.
  • Developed and implemented appropriate plans to resolve unfavorable trends and enhance sales.
  • Created training modules and documentation to train staff.
  • Completed thorough opening, closing and shift change functions to maintain operational standards each day.
  • Entered time and attendance logs in preparation for payroll.
  • Maintained adequate staffing to meet objectives within budget.
  • Enhanced team member performance through use of strategic and tactical approaches, motivational coaching and training.
  • Exercised good judgment and decision-making in escalating concerns and resolving issues.
  • Recruited and hired qualified candidates to fill open positions.
06/2012 to 05/2017 Manager Sumitomo Electric Group | El Paso, TX,
  • Enforced customer service standards and resolved customer problems to uphold quality service.
  • Trained employees on additional job positions to maintain coverage of roles.
  • Assigned tasks to associates to fit skill levels and maximize team performance.
  • Monitored staff performance and addressed issues.
  • Conducted quality, timely performance feedback and performance appraisals.
Education and Training
Expected in to to Associate of Science | Business DeVry University, Villa Park, IL GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Promoted from crew member to kitchen manager, in less than 12-months.
  • Created highly effective new program that significantly impacted efficiency and improved operations.
  • Recognized as Employee of the month for outstanding performance and team contributions.
  • Promoted to Manager due to organization and leadership that achieved customer getting their food in a respectful time.
Certifications
  • ServSafe

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • DeVry University

Job Titles Held:

  • Kitchen Manager
  • Manager
  • Manager

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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