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kitchen manager resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Experienced kitchen manager bringing demonstrated success in developing and motivating strong restaurant teams. Keeps all areas clean and sanitized while managing inventory and preventing waste. Positive and upbeat with customers and team members alike.

Skills
  • Kitchen staff coordination
  • Kitchen equipment operation and maintenance
  • Recipes and menu planning
  • High-volume dining
  • Cleanliness
  • Operations management
  • Food preparation and safety
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Safe food handling
  • Order delivery practices
  • Food plating and presentation
  • Budgeting
  • Cost controls
  • Menu development
  • First aid knowledge
  • Strategic Planning
  • Performance improvement
  • Order accuracy
  • Staff Management
  • Scheduling
  • Motivational style
  • Workflow planning
Work History
Kitchen Manager, 01/2016 - Current
Mckibbon Hospitality Miramar Beach, FL,
  • Inspected kitchens to observe food preparation quality and service, food appearance and cleanliness of production and service areas.
  • Continuously evaluated business operations to effectively align workflows for optimal area coverage and customer satisfaction.
  • Delivered in-depth training to workers in food preparation and customer-facing roles to promote strong team performance.
  • Trained staff on proper cooking procedures as well as safety regulations and productivity strategies.
  • Helped general management develop prices based on inventory costs and portion sizes.
  • Hired, trained and managed all kitchen staff, including employee development, issuing disciplinary action and conducting performance reviews.
  • Scheduled and received food and beverage deliveries, adhering to food cost and budget.
  • Maintained kitchen cleanliness and sanitation through correct procedures and scheduled cleaning of surfaces and equipment.
  • Oversaw food preparation and monitored safety protocols.
  • Motivated staff to perform at peak efficiency and quality.
  • Coordinated and organized all restaurant inventory.
  • Created and deployed successful strategies to boost restaurant performance, streamline food prep processes and increase efficiency in different areas.
  • Checked and tested foods to verify quality and temperature.
  • Purchased food and cultivated strong vendor relationships.
  • Maintained high food quality standards by checking delivery contents to verify product quality and quantity.
  • Maximized quality assurance by completing frequent checks of line.
  • Applied knowledge of previous supply needs and forecasted business levels to estimate required supplies.
  • Hired and managed all kitchen staff.
  • Resolved challenging customer complaints to full satisfaction, promoting brand loyalty and maximizing repeat business.
  • Wiped down counters using sanitizing spray to prevent cross-contamination among food items.
Manager, 01/2014 - 12/2015
The Hon Company Coal Valley, IL,
  • Trained and guided team members to maintain high productivity and performance metrics.
  • Responsible for closing down store and drawers
  • Developing and overseeing meal prep
  • Responsible for truck orders
  • Set and managed schedules to give proper coverage to required areas and meet customer service demands.
  • Evaluated employees' strengths and assigned tasks based upon experience and training.
  • Evaluated suppliers by assessing quality, timeliness and compliance of deliveries to maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational efficiency.
  • Delivered feedback to decision-makers regarding employee performance and training needs.
  • Boosted team member productivity by enhancing performance monitoring and instituting motivational approaches.
  • Set, enforced and optimized internal policies to maintain efficiency and responsiveness to demands.
  • Applied strong leadership talents and problem-solving skills to maintain team efficiency and organize workflows to meet any daily demand.
  • Trained new employees in specific job requirements.
Manager, 01/2013 - 12/2013
The Hon Company Columbus City, IA,
  • Trained and guided team members to maintain high productivity and performance metrics.
  • B.O.H. Manager
  • Opening and closing store
  • Developing and overseeing meal preparation
  • Responsible for truck orders
  • Set and managed schedules to give proper coverage to required areas and meet customer service demands.
  • Evaluated employees' strengths and assigned tasks based upon experience and training.
  • Evaluated suppliers by assessing quality, timeliness and compliance of deliveries to maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational efficiency.
  • Conducted scheduled and impromptu evaluations to assess work performance.
  • Delivered feedback to decision-makers regarding employee performance and training needs.
  • Maintained team efficiency by strategically delegating daily activities, monitoring output and rewarding positive contributions.
  • Interviewed and hired strong candidates for team openings, using newspapers, job boards and social media to find applicants.
  • Recorded inventory sales into organization's weekly income report.
  • Boosted team member productivity by enhancing performance monitoring and instituting motivational approaches.
  • Achieved or exceeded financial goals on regular basis by controlling expenses, optimizing schedules and regulating inventory usage.
  • Reviewed performance data to monitor and measure productivity, goal progress and activity levels.
  • Adjusted job assignments and schedules to keep pace with dynamic business needs, factoring in processes, employee knowledge and customer demands.
  • Set, enforced and optimized internal policies to maintain efficiency and responsiveness to demands.
  • Applied strong leadership talents and problem-solving skills to maintain team efficiency and organize workflows to meet any daily demand.
  • Developed and implemented productivity initiatives, in addition to coordinating itinerary and scheduling appointments.
  • Trained new employees in specific job requirements.
  • Hired, trained and mentored staff to maximize effectiveness.
  • Reduced workflow inconsistencies by recruiting and hiring capable staff members.
  • Communicated best practices among on-site and external personnel to align efforts and goals.
Education
: General Studies, Expected in
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Northwest Vista College - San Antonio, TX,
GPA:
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High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2012
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John Marshall High School - San Antonio, TX,
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Accomplishments
  • Increased team productivity by implementing key process improvements.
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
  • Resolved product issue through consumer testing.

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School Attended

  • Northwest Vista College
  • John Marshall High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Kitchen Manager
  • Manager
  • Manager

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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