kitchen staff resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Enthusiastic individual with superior skills in working in both team-based and independent capacities. Bringing strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills to any setting. Excited to begin new challenge with successful team.

  • Kitchen staff management
  • Staff development and oversight
  • Staff development and leadership
  • Kitchen sanitation expert
  • Staff motivation and discipline
  • Kitchen knife proficiency
  • Staff education
  • Staff development
  • Faculty and staff training
  • Kitchen equipment usage
  • Knowledge of kitchen tools
  • Kitchen organization
  • Kitchen cleanliness and organization
  • Kitchen safety
  • Daily kitchen oversight
  • Kitchen preparation
  • Staff training, development and supervision
  • Kitchen task management
  • Kitchen sanitation
  • Staff oversight and motivation
  • Staff development/training
  • Understanding of kitchen equipment
  • Issue and conflict resolution
  • Team building
  • Communications
  • Relationship development
  • Team management
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Cnc abilities
  • Equipment operation
  • Quality assurance
  • Process monitoring
  • Organization
  • Administrative support
  • Problem resolution
  • Customer service
  • Supervision
  • Merchandise restocking
  • Customer assistance
  • Customer greeting
  • ID verification
  • Cash register operation
  • Credit and cash transactions
  • Cash drawer balancing
  • Scanner operations
  • Bank deposits
  • Liquor regulations and compliance
10/2019 to Current
Kitchen Staff York Hospital South Berwick, ME,
  • Adjusted cooking methods and ingredients to accommodate dietary restrictions and allergies.
  • Completed prepping, cleaning and other kitchen duties to support cooks.
  • Observed food handling and sanitation procedures to safeguard against foodborne illnesses.
  • Cleaned utensils, dishes and glasses for customer use.
  • Stored perishable food items in freezer or refrigerator to protect food from spoilage.
  • Monitored inventory and promptly reported food items requiring reorder.
  • Cross-trained in other kitchen positions to support team and meet customer needs.
  • Gathered ingredients and cleaned and cut food items to prep recipes.
  • Organized ingredients and restocked supplies to prepare for busy periods.
  • Checked and recorded temperatures of refrigerator and freezer daily to verify proper working conditions.
  • Followed recipes and customer requests to prepare high-quality, delicious meals.
  • Re-stocked, organized and arranged service and food stations.
  • Packaged and stored food products appropriately to ensure proper handling and preservation.
  • Monitored and recorded temperatures of food, storage, and service areas to maintain established, regulatory guidelines.
  • Maintained clean and sanitized work area in accordance with food safety guidelines, avoiding cross-contamination of raw and prepared food products.
  • Maintained order and cleanliness of work areas to conform with health codes.
08/2018 to 09/2019
Group Leader Jabil Inc. Grand Junction, CO,
  • Supervising over a group of diverse individuals
  • Meeting production goals
  • Entering paperwork on computers
  • Reviewing all of production staffs paper work
  • Working on machinery when broken down to ensure production goals are met
  • Maintaining a clean and safe work environment
  • Helping individuals at any given moment
  • Problem solving
  • Improved and standardized training for current and future employees, closing knowledge gaps and enhancing performance.
  • Exceeded production goal by motivating employees and quickly addressing line problems.
  • Troubleshot and resolved workflow issues by collaborating and communicating openly with other groups.
  • Tailored strategies to forecasted production levels and individual run requirements.
  • Applied clinical and behavioral knowledge to maintain safety during crisis moments.
  • Set up, adjusted and maintained machines to keep production operating at peak levels and consistently meet challenging daily demands.
  • Collaborated with Assistant production manager and production manager to effectively lead matrix team of 30.
  • Assisted newly hired team members by explaining company procedures and safety requirements and delivered positive feedback upon job task completion.
  • Evaluated employee performance, identified areas of improvement and communicated plans to employees.
  • Organized and prioritized incoming work orders, optimizing team workflows and resources to handle dynamic demands.
  • Inspected incoming supplies to verify conformance with materials specifications and quality standards.
  • Participated in various staff events, which included workshops and development meetings.
  • Monitored employee performance and conducted retraining to correct problems and optimize productivity.
  • Packaged finished products onto pallets or trucks to prepare for transport and delivery.
06/2016 to 11/2017
Sales Associate Bob's Discount Furniture Portage, MI,
  • Answering questions customers had
  • Making sure shelves stayed stocked
  • Running cash register
  • Cleaning
  • Keeping a friendly smile on my face Making sure customers were happy with their experience.
  • Retained product, service and company policy knowledge to serve as resource for both coworkers and customers.
  • Answered incoming telephone calls to provide information about products, services, store hours, policies and promotions.
  • Arranged new merchandise with signage and appealing displays to encourage customer sales and move overstock items.
  • Kept apprised of emerging trends and provided informative customer service to assist in product selection.
  • Helped average of 10-15 customers per day by responding to inquiries and locating products.
  • Assisted customers by finding needed items and checking inventory for items at other locations.
  • Built and maintained effective relationships with peers and upper management to drive team success toward common sales, service and operational goals.
05/2014 to 05/2016
Assistant Store Manager Barnes & Noble, Inc. Rome, GA,
  • Supervising over a group of individuals
  • Making sure scheduling was correct
  • Looking over money going in and out of the store
  • Taking orders
  • Running register
  • Keeping track of the labor hours
  • Giving breaks
  • Cooking and preparing food for incoming orders
  • Making sure safety food standard were met
  • Serving customers with a smile on my face.
  • Set schedules and delegated assignments based on team member strengths to optimize floor coverage and service levels.
  • Assisted in overall day-to-day operations of store, including continuous development of effective store associates to achieve desired sales and results.
  • Completed frequent walk-throughs and directed team members to correct any issues impacting store appearance or professionalism.
  • Minimized waste through expense tracking and effective cost control strategies.
  • Processed credit and debit card payments and returned proper change for cash purchases.
  • Helped team members deliver polite and positive service to every customer by closely monitoring behaviors and offering constructive guidance.
  • Performed daily activities in timely manner, including managing housekeeping and inventory needs of store.
  • Maintained organized store, responded to customer complaints and answered questions quickly.
Education and Training
Expected in 2016
High school diploma:
Jay County High School - Portland, IN
Activities and Honors

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School Attended

  • Jay County High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Kitchen Staff
  • Group Leader
  • Sales Associate
  • Assistant Store Manager


  • High school diploma

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