Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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: Psychology, Expected in
Campbell University - Buies Creek, NC
Associate of Science: Culinary Arts, Expected in 01/2023
Auguste Escoffier School Of Culinary Arts - Online,
Professional Summary

Motivated cook offering over 1 years of experience in food preparation. High standards for taste and quality with expertise maintaining profitable margins. Superior communication and leadership skills.

  • Institutional and Batch Cooking
  • Food Spoilage Prevention
  • Food Presentation
  • Food Plating and Presentation
  • Food Preparation
  • Food Preparation and Safety
  • Cleaning and Organization
  • Strong attention to safe food handling procedures
  • Kitchen equipment operation and maintenance
Work History
Kitchen Manager, 02/2021 to Current
Lodge Management GroupChicago, IL,
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of food products resulting in consistently high scores on health inspections.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Prepared more than 100 dishes per day in fast-paced kitchen environment while maintaining high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Washed and peeled ingredients to prepare for use in different meals and recipes.
  • Interacted with waitstaff regarding special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Marinated food items according to corporate-provided instructions and recipes.
  • Assisted in preparation of menu items such as steaks, burgers and sandwiches.
  • Maintained hygienic kitchen by regularly mopping, disinfecting workspace and washing all utensils and glassware.
  • Restocked all food items throughout shift to guarantee cooks had all necessary ingredients needed for service.
  • Created nutritious, safe, visually appealing, innovative and properly prepared and flavored food.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
  • Delivered in-depth training to workers in food preparation and customer-facing roles to promote strong team performance.
  • Created and deployed successful strategies to boost restaurant performance, streamline food prep processes and increase efficiency in different areas.
  • Motivated staff to perform at peak efficiency and quality.
  • Oversaw food preparation and monitored safety protocols.
  • Trained staff on proper cooking procedures as well as safety regulations and productivity strategies.
  • Scheduled and received food and beverage deliveries, adhering to food cost and budget.
  • Applied knowledge of previous supply needs and forecasted business levels to estimate required supplies.
  • Helped general management develop prices based on inventory costs and portion sizes.
  • Maintained high food quality standards by checking delivery contents to verify product quality and quantity.
  • Hired and managed all kitchen staff.
  • Purchased food and cultivated strong vendor relationships.
  • Maintained kitchen cleanliness and sanitation through correct procedures and scheduled cleaning of surfaces and equipment.
  • Checked and tested foods to verify quality and temperature.
  • Coordinated and organized all restaurant inventory.
Homeschool Educator, 05/2016 to Current
Cafe RioAmmon, ID,
  • Graded homework, quizzes, classwork and exams to report on progress of student achievements.
  • Organized hands-on instructional activities to supplement textbook instruction to engage and motivate students.
  • Led and coordinated educational activities to develop students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Adapted teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Researched and chose appropriate curriculum to meet children's abilities and grade levels.
  • Prepared quizzes, tests and examinations to gauge how well students were learning.
  • Assisted students of all ability levels develop life-long learning skills and good study habits.
  • Maintained accurate and complete records for 3 students.
  • Implemented reading and writing workshops to increase student literacy.
Cook, 09/2019 to 02/2021
Southeast HealthCity, STATE,
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment, sanitation and safety.
  • Transitioned between breakfast and dinner service
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
Stay-at-Home Mother, 09/2003 to 09/2019
SelfCity, STATE,
  • ServSafe Certification - Expires 11/10/2025
  • Customer Experience Professional - Customer Service Institute of America - 11/24/2020
  • Culinary Foundations Level 1 Certification - Rouxbe Online Culinary School - 2/1/2020
  • Culinary Foundations Level 2 Certification - Rouxbe Online Culinary School - 6/26/2020

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  • Campbell University
  • Auguste Escoffier School Of Culinary Arts

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