Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Committed Lead Cook with Number years of kitchen experience. Focused on planning creative menus and staying exceptionally calm and efficient in high-stress situations. Competent at monitoring employee safety and training new employees on safety and kitchen standards.

Motivated professional with Number-year background in food service. Talented at maintaining amicable relationships with vendors and designing and implementing creative Type menus. Familiar with state and county food safety regulations and policies.

Apt Lead Cook with exceptional multitasking skills and adaptability. Proficient in monitoring employee progress for fantastic time management and delegating kitchen tasks effectively. Talented at innovative menu planning and thorough food preparations.

  • Large-Scale Food Preparation
  • Ingredient Preparation
  • Food Processing
  • Employee Supervision
  • Inventory Control
  • Cleaning
  • Meal Preparation
  • Food Safety
  • Kitchen organization
  • Spoilage prevention
  • Food inventory management
  • Emergency protocols
  • Scheduling
  • Meal scheduling
  • Food plating and presentation
  • Proper food storage
  • Dietary restrictions
  • Serving and cleanup
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Performance improvement
  • Food delivery
  • Order delivery practices
  • Food preparation and safety
Work History
02/2022 to Current
Lead Cook Churchill Downs Incorporated Chester, PA,
  • Monitored cooks and dishwasher performance and suggested improvements to streamline processes and increase team efficiency.
  • Coordinated line cook break schedules to avoid delays during busy periods and maintain adequate coverage.
  • Created identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Took food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete order items together and serve hot.
  • Developed process that reduced waste and improved supply turnover.
  • Prepared ingredients ahead of time to promote efficiency in dish garnishing.
  • Collaborated with servers to collect information about specific customer desires and dietary needs.
  • Prepared meals for lunch and dining services with average of Number tables per day.
  • Took over line positions in event of emergency.
  • Transitioned between breakfast and lunch service.
  • Supervised line cooks to monitor food safety and order accuracy.
12/2021 to 02/2022
Cook Absolut Care Mayville, NY,
  • Assisted chef with planning easy but elegant appetizers to spark customer interest.
  • Communicated closely with servers to fully understand special orders for customers.
  • Ordered and received products and supplies to stock kitchen areas.
  • Prepared food items in compliance with recipes and portioning control guidelines.
  • Inspected appliances, commercial fryers and ovens to verify proper working order.
  • Seasoned and cooked food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
  • Took food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete order items together and serve hot.
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity.
  • Prepared multiple orders simultaneously during peak periods with high accuracy rate, maximizing customer satisfaction and repeat business.
03/2011 to 10/2021
Accounting Manager All Day Kitchens Chicago, IL,
  • Managed banking reconciliations and monthly balance sheet statements.
  • Supported change management by understanding and addressing impacts of new accounting policies, financial statement initiatives and non-standard transactions.
  • Implemented cost control procedures and cost management processes, saving company $Amount.
  • Applied mathematical abilities to calculate and check figures in accounting systems.
  • Organized budget documentation and tracked expenses to maintain tight business controls.
  • Bolstered revenues by creating codes for accounting tasks, cost estimation and revenue generation.
  • Applied proper codes to invoices, files and receipts to keep records organized and easily searchable.
  • Completed bi-weekly payroll for company employees.
  • Reduced liabilities by accurately managing tax statements, mailings, journal entries, payments and transfers.
  • Initiated comprehensive account assessments to check viability, stability and profitability of business operations.
  • Proposed and published metrics and KPIs to be incorporated into monthly financials and scorecards.
  • Tracked business revenue and expenditures and reconciled accounts to maintain high accuracy.
  • Educated accounting team on forecasting, financial statuses and financial strategies to assist in annual budget creation.
  • Managed journal entries, collection efforts, reconciliations and payroll processing.
  • Implemented budget and expense controls and financial policies by analyzing income and expenditures.
  • Investigated daily variances and corrected errors to resolve discrepancies.
  • Reviewed historical records, current operational data and forecasting information to identify and capitalize on system enhancement opportunities.
  • Performed spending analysis and partnerships to refine policies and develop recommendations for improvement.
  • Identified improvement changes regarding key processes for internal controls and accounting procedures.
  • Recruited, interviewed and hired Number employees and implemented mentoring program to promote positive feedback and engagement.
  • Improved overall financial reporting by streamlining control processes and reporting structures.
  • Checked payroll, vendor payments, commissions and other accounting disbursements for accuracy and compliance.
  • Validated existing accounting management and reporting systems to assess quality and conformance, identify problems and implement corrective actions.
  • Performed routine closings, maintained clean, accurate and accessible records and kept close eye on transaction updates throughout each quarter.
  • Oversaw high-volume accounting operations with Number-person team focused on efficient budget administration, AP/AR and other financial management needs.
  • Prepared internal and regulatory financial reports, balance sheets and income statements.
  • Performed banking, business administration and financial tasks to guarantee five-star service for clients.
  • Prepared cash flow projections, cost analysis and monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Generated sales tax reports for each operational jurisdictions, monitored bi-weekly payroll and prepared and paid out sales commissions.
  • Supported financial director with special projects and additional job duties.
  • Kept up-to-date and accurate funding accounts for internal departments, key programs and special projects.
  • Established and enforced internal controls, workflows and policies for tracking, reconciling and reporting on accounting activities.
  • Developed strategic plans for day-to-day financial operations.
Expected in 06/2004
Bachelor Of Accountancy: Accounting And Finance
University Alger 3 - Algeria,
  • Area of certification Training - Timeframe
  • Area of expertise License - Timeframe

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