Kitchen Team Member resume example with 2+ years of experience

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

Hardworking with excellent food preparation, cleaning and supply management abilities. Focused on food safety and quick service for customers. Specializes in food.

Open and positive communicator with calm and level-headed approach to managing routine needs and meeting special challenges.

  • Cooking equipment maintenance
  • Salad preparation
  • Food safety understanding
  • Utensil and appliance cleaning
  • Effective customer communication
  • Safe food handling
  • Critical thinking
  • Team building
  • Friendly, positive attitude
  • Planning & organizing
  • Stocking and Receiving
  • Merchandising
  • Order Processing
  • Problem-Solving
12/2021 to Current
Kitchen Team Member Culvers Restaurant Richmond, IN,
  • Maintained order and cleanliness of work areas to conform with health codes.
  • Acquired new skills to support team and further accommodate customer needs.
  • Stored perishable food items in freezer or refrigerator to protect from spoilage.
  • Followed recipes and customer requests to prepare meals.
  • Restocked pantry with nonperishable food items to prevent stock from running low.
  • Checked and recorded refrigerator and freezer temperatures to maintain food quality and freshness.
  • Monitored inventory to keep adequate stock of food items and supplies.
  • Cleaned and sterilized dishes, countertops and utensils to prevent bacteria growth.
  • Prevented spoilage or cross-contamination by storing food in designated containers and areas.
  • Operated industrial mixers and other food processing machinery to support kitchen operations.
  • Replenished supplies in areas throughout kitchen and dining rooms for customer satisfaction.
  • Peeled and cut fruit and vegetables to prepare for cooking or serving.
  • Polished utensils according to instructions to prepare for upcoming service.
  • Washed and sanitized plates using industrial dishwashers according to manufacturer instructions.
  • Adjusted cooking methods and ingredients to accommodate dietary restrictions and food allergies.
  • Cleaned and sanitized frequently to maintain health code standards.
  • Completed prepping, cleaning and other kitchen duties to support cooks.
  • Cleaned utensils, dishes and glasses for customer use.
  • Moved smoothly between different cooking stations to assist with meal preparations.
  • Contributed to successful kitchen operations with smooth handling of daily checklists.
  • Adhered fully to kitchen standards involving required portion sizes, individual recipe instructions and safe food handling procedures.
12/2020 to 12/2021
Retail Sales Associate Harbor Freight Tools Gadsden, AL,
  • Greeted each customer and offered assistance in finding requested items, helping boost customer satisfaction and retention.
  • Helped customers by answering questions and locating merchandise.
  • Kept calm and applied strong problem-solving and interpersonal skills to resolve conflicts.
  • Restocked shelves, racks and bins with latest merchandise and changed signage to promote special items.
  • Initiated friendly conversation with customers to determine level of assistance required.
  • Monitored sales floor to identify customers in need of assistance and merchandise requiring replenishment.
  • Followed company policies, rules and procedures to promote company goals and maintain safety.
  • Arranged merchandise for display to highlight new styles, attract customers and enhance sales.
  • Calculated pricing, applied discounts and collected payments to process transactions.
  • Assisted customers by asking open-ended questions to understand needs and suggest suitable merchandise.
  • Processed merchandise returns and exchanges for customers to refund payments, trade items and offer store credit.
  • Answered questions about current promotions and resolved issues according to store policies.
  • Handled price checks, merchandise transfers and fitting room returns to keep store orderly and efficient.
  • Created price tags and merchandise signs for new items.
  • Cross-sold products to boost overall sales purchases.
  • Used product knowledge to suggest items to match client needs.
  • Assisted with conducting merchandise stock counts and reported discrepancies to supervisor.
  • Maintained friendly, outgoing personality to promote positive work environment and build customer loyalty.
  • Engaged positively with each customer, providing professional and polite support for sales and service needs.
  • Responded to customer questions about products and services.
05/2020 to 12/2020
Packaging Associate Leslie's Pool Supplies Lindenhurst, NY,
  • Labeled packages and recorded items packed in preparation for shipping.
  • Trained new employees on proper techniques for packaging, equipment operation and inventory management.
  • Set up jobs for lines and assisted with printing labels and packaging.
  • Monitored performance for adherence to procedures, safety rules and quality standards.
  • Conducted troubleshooting to determine root cause and resolve packaging problems.
  • Moved packages using hand tools and automatic and semi-automatic equipment to prepare for shipment.
  • Updated inventory and production information using warehouse management systems and scanner guns.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2022
High School Diploma:
Mainland High School - Daytona Beach, FL

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School Attended

  • Mainland High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Kitchen Team Member
  • Retail Sales Associate
  • Packaging Associate


  • High School Diploma

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