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kitchen manager resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary

Diligent Worker eager to take on challenging tasks and support team. Safety-conscious and quality-minded.

Thrives on learning new skills quickly and approaches daily challenges with flexibility and openness to changing needs. Superior work ethic with excellent communication, multitasking and prioritization skills.

Seasoned worker offering solid background of building and leading successful teams. Knowledgeable about safety and cleanliness standards and optimal inventory management strategies. Calm and level-headed in all situations.

Motivated, eager to deliver exceptional service and drive business success.

Skills
  • Portioning understanding
  • Training
  • Purchasing
  • Sanitation
  • Vendor relations
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Team management
  • Conflict resolution
  • Basic math
  • Organization
  • Inventory accuracy
  • Production Waste Control
  • Mentoring and training
  • Work ethic
  • Teambuilding
  • Computer skills
  • Inventory stocking
  • Equipment operation
  • Experience in leadership
  • Critical thinking
  • Time management
  • Active listening
  • People skills
  • Collaboration
  • Planning
  • Communication
  • Training & Development
  • Working collaboratively
  • Project planning
Education and Training
Flathead Valley Community College Kalispell, MT Expected in 03/2008 GED : - GPA :
Flathead Valley Community College Kalispell, MT Expected in : Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology - GPA :
Experience
Mckinnon's Market & Super Butcher Shop - Kitchen Manager
Newington, NH, 07/2013 - Current
  • Motivated kitchen staff by establishing goals to increase productivity and quality.
  • Trained employees on cooking techniques, safety standards and performance strategies.
  • Oversaw meal preparation and monitored food handling to encourage safety.
  • Received, organized and rotated paper goods and food ingredients.
  • Maximized team performance by training new employees on proper food handling, guest expectations and restaurant protocols.
  • Worked with vendors to establish strong relationships and maintain proper inventory supplies.
  • Enforced staff performance and service standards to deliver consistent and positive customer experiences.
  • Maximized food quality by closely monitoring shipments, preparation and food handling by team members.
  • Interviewed, hired and supervised back of house staff to clean tables, remove dishes, take food to tables and assist servers and bartenders.
  • Implemented surface and equipment schedules and standards to maintain clean, neat and sanitized kitchen.
  • Collaborated with trainees to bolster understanding of project management, safety and inventory waste to meet pre-established business thresholds for operation.
  • Developed and implemented strategies to enhance team performance, improve processes and increase efficiency.
  • Assisted restaurant owners with pricing by providing ingredient costs and portioning information.
  • Controlled portion sizes and garnishing for optimal cost controls.
  • Prepared and led foodservice training programs to teach staff various tasks such as stocking and restocking condiments, correctly inputting orders into system and performing credit and debit card transactions.
Hilton Worldwide - Line Cook
Bel Air, MD, 05/2011 - 09/2012
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of food products resulting in consistently high scores on health inspections.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Interacted with waitstaff regarding special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Assisted in preparation of menu items such as steaks, burgers and sandwiches.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times at lunch and dinner rush.
  • Conducted daily inspections and maintained food sanitation and kitchen equipment safety reports.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Washed and peeled ingredients to prepare for use in different meals and recipes.
  • Restocked all food items throughout shift to guarantee cooks had all necessary ingredients needed for service.
  • Maintained hygienic kitchen by regularly mopping, disinfecting workspace and washing all utensils and glassware.
  • Recorded and reported status of various ingredient stock levels to notify manager to reorder products.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues or customer requests, including allergen concerns.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Precooked garnishes such as bacon pieces for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Marinated food items according to corporate-provided instructions and recipes.
  • Created nutritious, safe, visually appealing, innovative and properly prepared and flavored food.
Trustmark Insurance - Housekeeper
Phoenix, AZ, 03/2011 - 03/2012
  • Returned vacant rooms to occupant-ready status by deep cleaning, changing linens, restocking inventory and removing trash.
  • Created checklists for daily stocking of housekeeping carts to improve inventory management and prevent unnecessary trips to stockroom.
  • Requested maintenance orders to fix non-working equipment and address room damage.
  • Supplied extra towels and toiletries when requested to optimize guest comfort.
  • Replaced sheets and pillowcases daily and used hospitality corners on beds to provide extreme comfort for guests.
  • Interacted pleasantly with clients and guests when performing daily duties.
  • Mopped and vacuumed floors and dusted furniture to maintain organized, professional appearance at all times.
  • Rendered detailed and timely cleaning services while working in fast-paced environment with multiple interruptions.
  • Laundered sheets and removed stains to restore linens to pristine condition.
  • Emptied wastebaskets and disposed of all soiled linen in guest rooms to reduce spread of germs and enhance freshness.
  • Removed finger marks and smudges from doors, frames and glass partitions to enhance shine.
  • Followed manufacturer instructions for using chemicals and equipment to avoid burns, injuries and workplace accidents.
  • Replenished drinking glasses, writing supplies and other hotel amenities to provide elements of comfort and convenience for guests.
  • Employed deep-cleaning techniques for areas in need of additional sanitation.
  • Coordinated delivery of extra room furniture, bedding, linen and towels to meet guests needs.
Penn State University - Fast Food Worker
University Park, PA, 02/2010 - 02/2011
  • Portioned and packaged take-out foods for customers.
  • Verified orders and bagged items for easy transport.
  • Accepted transaction payments, making change for cash payments and processing credit cards, debit cards and gift cards.
  • Took necessary steps to meet customer needs and effectively resolve food or service issues promptly.
  • Monitored and counted food stock and supplies to reorder on time.
  • Recorded customer orders and communicated clearly to confirm each order.
  • Built brand loyalty and accomplished customer satisfaction by working well with other food service team members.
  • Packaged menu items into bags or trays and placed drink orders into carriers for easy transport.
  • Prepared and served beverages such as coffee, tea and fountain drinks, assuring freshness and availability.
  • Maximized customer satisfaction by quickly addressing and resolving complaints with food or service.
  • Effectively worked with teammates and openly invited coaching from management team.
  • Accurately measured ingredients required for specific food items to reduce waste.
  • Operated large-volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers and griddles with caution and according to manufacturer directions.
  • Followed all company safety standards, including food quality and sanitation procedures.
  • Mastered point-of-service (POS) computer system for automated order taking.
  • Quickly and efficiently processed payments and made accurate change.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Flathead Valley Community College
  • Flathead Valley Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Kitchen Manager
  • Line Cook
  • Housekeeper
  • Fast Food Worker

Degrees

  • GED
  • Some College (No Degree)

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