kitchen manager resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Entry-level Kitchen Manager contributes consistently to business success with high-quality kitchen service. Skilled Kitchen Manager knowledgeable about best practices, safe food handling and inventory management. Experienced mangaer bringing demonstrated success in developing and motivating strong restaurant teams to assist customers hourly. Keeps all areas clean and sanitized while managing inventory and preventing waste. Positive and upbeat with customers and team members alike. Energetic Kitchen Manager enthusiastic about working with high-performance teams. Personable, responsible, and hardworking professional. Dedicated to innovative dishes, effective budgeting and top-of-the-line customer service. Reliable employee seeking crew position. Offering excellent communication and good judgment. Ambitious, career-focused job seeker, anxious to obtain an entry-level associate position to help launch career while achieving company goals. Experienced manager with over 10 years of experience in hospitality. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction. Hardworking and passionate job seeker with strong organizational skills eager to secure entry-level position in positive environment. Ready to help team achieve company goals. Friendly student available for weekend, evening and holiday shifts. Considered hardworking, punctual and driven.

  • Quality Assurance
  • Employee Performance Evalu
  • Monitoring Food Preparation
  • Supply Ordering and Management
  • Documentation and Recordkeeping
  • Money Handling
  • Problem Solving
  • Front of House Management
  • Health Code Compliance
  • Back of House Management
  • Portion Control
  • Relationship Building
  • Managing Deliveries
  • Training and Onboarding
  • POS Terminal Operation
  • Catering Services
  • Calm and Pleasant Demeanor
  • Work Planning and Prioritizing
  • Critical Thinking
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Customer Retention
  • Developing Special Dishes and Recipes
  • Written and Verbal Communication
  • Reliable and Responsible
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Team Leadership
  • Performance Improvement
  • Fire Safety Regulations
  • Recruitment and Hiring
  • Service Delivery Management
  • Employee Performance Evaluations
Work History
05/2021 to Current Kitchen Manager Parker's Convenience Stores | Rincon, GA,
  • Delegated food preparation duties down to cooks and followed up with cooks to verify proper preparation and production of meals.
  • Created and deployed successful strategies to boost restaurant performance, streamline food prep processes and reduce waste.
  • Delivered in-depth training to workers in food preparation and customer-facing roles to promote strong team performance.
  • Wiped down counters using sanitizing spray to prevent cross-contamination among food items.
  • Identified team weak points and implemented corrective actions to resolve concerns.
  • Followed standardized recipes set by Chef for production of breakfast, lunch and dinner meals.
  • Conducted daily checks of refrigerators and freezers to verify proper food storage, container labeling and surface cleaning.
  • Checked and tested foods to verify quality and temperature.
  • Oversaw food preparation and monitored safety protocols.
  • Kept facility compliant with health codes, sanitation requirements and license regulations, alleviating potentially heavy fines.
  • Enhanced business productivity by training 6 to 10 team members and 6 servers on best practices and protocols.
  • Increased kitchen efficiency 100% by streamlining processes, reducing waste and mentoring team members on proper procedures.
  • Maximized quality assurance by completing frequent line checks.
  • Reduced financial inaccuracies by using word system while verifying receipts.
  • 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.
  • Handled escalated customer concerns with speed and knowledgeable support to achieve optimal satisfaction and maintain long-term loyalty.
  • Verified prepared food met standards for quality and quantity before serving to customers.
  • Trained staff on proper cooking procedures as well as safety regulations and productivity strategies.
  • Maintained kitchen cleanliness and sanitation through correct procedures and scheduled cleaning of surfaces and equipment.
04/2017 to 05/2021 Assistant Manager Bi-Mart Corporation | Reston, OR,
  • Developed loyal and highly satisfied customer base through proactive management of team customer service strategies.

  • Completed regular inventory counts to verify stock levels, address discrepancies and forecast future needs.
  • Offered hands-on assistance to customers, assessing needs and maintaining current knowledge of consumer preferences.
  • Exceeded sales goals and accomplished business objectives by inspiring staff and promoting target products.
  • Verified inventory counts remained within monthly tolerance levels and compiled financial data in compliance with budget.
  • Set and enforced policies focused on increasing team productivity and strengthening operational efficiency.
02/2014 to 03/2017 Housekeeper Supervisor Benchmark Senior Living | Redding, CT,
  • Coordinated household cleaning service operations and managed client relations.
  • Managed team productivity and workflow to exceed quality standards.
  • Completed schedules, shift reports and other business documentation.
  • Assigned housekeeping staff to specific shifts and room blocks based on abilities and daily requirements.
  • Utilized chemicals and cleaning equipment in accordance with safety protocols and proper operating standards.
  • Evaluated employee performance and developed improvement plans.
  • Trained and mentored all new personnel to maximize quality of service and performance.
  • Placed orders for housekeeping supplies and guest toiletries.
  • Promoted safety by demonstrating proper operation and training staff on power equipment tools.
  • Restocked room supplies such as facial tissues for personal touch with every job.
  • Disposed of trash and recyclables each day to avoid waste buildup.
  • Completed laundry services with special attention to care instructions for hand-washing and dry cleaning.
  • Kept building entryway glass clean and polished for professional presentation.
Expected in 03/1990 to to Word Processing Data Entry | Business Tri C Community College, Cleveland Ohio, GPA:
Expected in 06/1988 to to High School Diploma | John Adams High School, Cleveland, OH GPA:

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School Attended

  • Tri C Community College
  • John Adams High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Kitchen Manager
  • Assistant Manager
  • Housekeeper Supervisor


  • Word Processing Data Entry
  • High School Diploma

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