Kitchen Staff resume example with 7+ years of experience

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

I'm an enthusiastic and dedicated employee who wants experience to learn and grow in order to become an independent and reliable adult. I believe to experience is an important factor in the Prep cook career in which I want to pursue.

Highly motivated Cook with three years in preparing menu items for fast food restaurant. Precisely cooked various menu items in line with requests for customer satisfaction. Dedicated to managing inventory, assisting coworkers and solving problems by communicating frequently with managers.

  • Menu memorization
  • Food preparation
  • Performance improvement
  • Kitchen organization
  • Ambitious
  • Adherence to recipes
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Operations Support
  • Food preparation and safety
  • Time management
Evans High School Evans, GA Expected in 05/2012 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Georgia Military Colleege Augusta GA, Expected in 2016 Associates in Education : Teacher Education - GPA :
Georgia Military College Augusta GA, Expected in 2016 Associates in History : History - GPA :

I received both associates on the same year at Georgia Military College.

Work History
The Road Home - Kitchen Staff
Midvale, UT, 09/2017 - Current
  • Compiled recipe ingredients and prepared for cooks by washing, cutting or measuring food items
  • Decreased food expenses by using local ingredients, defining standards for portion size and reducing waste
  • Trained newly hired employees in most effective cleaning and sanitation methods
  • Improved operational processes to increase efficiency and ensure timely food preparation
  • Maintained clean, trash-free workspaces to maximize productivity and safety
  • Prevented food spoilage by monitoring dates, rotating stock and following proper storage procedures
  • Inspected equipment such as refrigerators and warming lamps every early morning to check compliance with safe operating levels
  • Cleaned and sanitized work areas throughout hours of operation and at close of business
University Of Southern California - Culinary Specialist
Alhambra, CA, 03/2017 - Current
  • Cleaned and maintained areas for food service, storage, preparation and dining
  • Collaborated with Fellow Sailors and Chiefs to create delicious meals for large banquet events for up to more than two hundred people
  • Prevented cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when cooking and plating meals for food allergy sufferers
  • Prepared meals from scratch using authentic, popular recipes to generate repeat business
  • Collaborated with vendors to source desired recipe ingredients while maintaining tight cost controls
  • Inspected kitchens to observe food preparation quality and service, food appearance and cleanliness of production and service areas
  • Oversaw grill, stove and oven and cleaned all equipment after every shift
  • Checked freezer and refrigerator prior to each shift to verify correct temperatures
  • Inventoried food, ingredient and supply stock to prepare and plan vendor orders
  • Properly handled and stored food to eliminate illness and prevent cross-contamination
  • Monitored line processes to maintain consistency in quality, quantity and presentation
  • Maintained high food quality standards by checking delivery contents to verify product quality and quantity
  • Utilized proper cleaning techniques to sanitize counters and utensils used in preparation of raw meat, poultry, fish and eggs
  • Contributed to team results in fast-pace stressful environments
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time
  • Loaded, unloaded and moved material to and from storage and production areas
  • Responded to dietary concerns and food allergies, creating dishes that met customer needs and palates
Td Garden - Custodian
Westborough, MA, 07/2013 - Current
  • Maintained specialty spaces such as chemistry laboratories by cleaning with safe solvents
  • Applied correct chemical solutions and used proper equipment to avoid damage to floors and fixtures
  • Scrubbed, top-coated, buffed and varnished hard floors
  • Examined fifteen rooms, halls and lobbies to determine need for repairs and replacement of furniture or equipment
  • Dusted all furniture and fixtures thoroughly and carefully
  • Established and maintained clean and comfortable environments in large buildings by vacuuming, cleaning windows and dusting
  • Washed and spot-cleaned files, desktops, office glass, partitions, doors and walls
  • Wiped down tabletops, chairs and condiment containers
  • Mixed, used and properly stored hazardous chemical cleaners to reduce risk of injury or illness
  • Collected, sorted and transported recyclable materials
  • Responded immediately to calls from personnel to clean up spills and wet floors resulting from ceiling leaks and plumbing problems
  • Thoroughly scrubbed and cleaned bathroom fixtures and partitions
  • Used approved cleaning products on various surfaces, including Lysol and Clorox to reduce bacterial growth and prevent spread of viruses
  • Kept janitorial closets clean and organized
  • Checked in and stocked inventory throughout facility
  • Cleaned building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing and vacuuming
  • Operated compactors and balers to discard cardboard boxes and trash
  • Inspected facility and grounds and picked up any trash
  • Supervised cleaning, maintenance and care of building and grounds
  • Promoted building security by locking doors and checking electrical appliances for safety hazards
  • Supervised supplies in inventory, including cleaning solutions and equipment and submitted lists to employer for items requiring immediate reorder

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School Attended

  • Evans High School
  • Georgia Military Colleege
  • Georgia Military College

Job Titles Held:

  • Kitchen Staff
  • Culinary Specialist
  • Custodian


  • High School Diploma
  • Associates in Education
  • Associates in History

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