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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Resourceful leader with established management and talents. Proven versatility with experience in menu development, strategic planning and resource management. Committed to controlling costs by reducing or eliminating waste and effectively forecasting consumption rates. Available 40 hours per week. Committed Lead Cook with 2 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. Innovative Lead Cook with 2 years of kitchen supervision experience. Gifted at food preparation and monitoring a staff closely. Effective in menu planning and adapting to menu changes and kitchen issues quickly.

Skills
  • Spoilage prevention
  • Kitchen organization
  • Food Preparation
  • Staff Management
  • Meal Preparation
  • Quality Management
  • Food inspection
  • Deep frying
  • Cooking
  • Grill management
  • Problem resolution
  • Team management
  • Food inventory management
  • Large-Scale Food Preparation
  • Inventory Control
  • Cleaning
  • Food Safety
  • Teamwork
  • Emergency protocols
  • Kitchen equipment sanitation
  • Efficient multitasking
  • Customer service
  • Organization
  • Communications
Work History
Lead Cook, 08/2019 - Current
Applied Medical Distribution Corporation Seattle, WA,
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Monitored cooks and dishwasher performance and suggested improvements to streamline processes and increase team efficiency.
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Upheld optimal staff and customer protections by monitoring food handling, cleaning and sanitation protocols.
  • Taught kitchen staff safety protocols and restaurant standards.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Delegated jobs within kitchen depending on restaurant traffic and employee skill.
  • Supervised line cooks to monitor food safety and order accuracy.
Sales Associate, 04/2017 - 07/2019
Foot Locker Inc. Cincinnati, OH,
  • Maintained records related to sales, returns and inventory availability.
  • Worked alongside retail representatives to boost sales by enhancing product presentations and advertising collateral.
  • Implemented up-selling strategies, encompassing recommendation of accessories and complementary purchases.
  • Tracked stock using company inventory management software.
  • Maintained organized, presentable merchandise to drive continuous sales.
  • Applied security and loss prevention training toward recognizing risks and reducing store theft.
  • Analyzed and properly processed product returns, assisting customers with finding alternative merchandise to meet needs.
  • Prepared merchandise for sales floor by pricing or tagging.
  • Evaluated inventory and delivery needs, optimizing strategies to meet customer demands.
  • Worked with sales team to collaboratively reach targets, consistently meeting or exceeding personal quotas.
  • Processed product returns and assisted customers with other selections.
  • Educated customers on promotions to enhance sales.
  • Answered customer questions regarding sizing and accessories and explained how to properly care for merchandise.
  • Liaised with customers and recommended specific products and specials, aligning with individual needs, requirements and specifications.
Unloader Associate, 01/2013 - 03/2017
Foot Locker Inc. Concord, NC,
  • Kept warehouse clean and organized to maximize team efficiency and productivity.
  • Inspected ingoing and outgoing shipments to verify accuracy and prevent errors.
  • Assembled orders and packed items for shipment, conveying orders to shipping personnel.
  • Informed purchasing team of missing or damaged items immediately when unloading and receiving.
  • Maintained accurate records in Walmart IMS, including materials weights, bill amounts and identified variances.
  • Handled day-to-day shipping and receiving overseeing a number of packages per day.
  • Moved shipment materials to and from designated areas using lift and hand trucks.
Sales Associate, 02/2010 - 12/2012
Khols City, STATE,
  • Worked alongside retail representatives to boost sales by enhancing product presentations and advertising collateral.
  • Analyzed and properly processed product returns, assisting customers with finding alternative merchandise to meet needs.
  • Trained and developed new sales team associates in products, selling techniques and company procedures.
  • Maintained organized, presentable merchandise to drive continuous sales.
  • Liaised with customers and recommended specific products and specials, aligning with individual needs, requirements and specifications.
  • Processed product returns and assisted customers with other selections.
  • Achieved perfect attendance record for months consecutively.
  • Drove team revenue totals by bringing in over $ in sales.
  • Answered customer questions regarding sizing and accessories and explained how to properly care for merchandise.
  • Engaged with customers to effectively build rapport and lasting relationships.
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2009
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Corporate Academy South - Homestead, FL,
GPA:
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Corporate Academy South

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Cook
  • Sales Associate
  • Unloader Associate
  • Sales Associate

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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