lead grill cook resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Talented Grill Cook executes grill station operations to prepare quality food and deliver prompt service. Maintains clean, stocked and well-organized station. Works closely with restaurant personnel to uphold standards of service, resulting in memorable dining experiences.

I feel I could be an asset to any company because I always give 110%. I'm prompt, good with people, dedicated and resourceful individual.

  • Proper Food Storage
  • Equipment and Appliance Maintenance
  • Ingredient Preparation
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Safe Food Handling
  • PPE Compliance
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Inventory Monitoring
  • Health and Safety Protocols
  • Relationship Building
  • Problem Anticipation and Resolution
  • Supply Ordering
  • Analytical ThinClaire
  • Workstation Maintenance
  • Handling Meat and Meat Production
  • Team Collaboration
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependable and Cooperative
  • Kitchen Cleaning
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Counter Service
  • Grilling and Frying
  • StocClaire and Replenishing
  • Willing to Learn
  • Dish Preparation
  • Sauce Preparation
  • Contamination Control
  • Menu Item Presentation
  • Recipe Creation
  • Food Presentation
  • Quality Inspections
  • Kitchen Equipment Expertise
  • Food Storage
  • Kitchen Task Management
  • Fryer Operation
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Food Handling and Sanitation
  • MultitasClaire and Organization
  • Food Service
  • Time Management
  • Food Preparation
  • Cleaning and Organization
06/2021 to 02/2023 Lead Grill Cook Continental Services | Jackson, MI,

My role as a lead grill cook is to start my shift by checClaire my ingredients on the line, take temps, change out pans, oldest to newest.... Prep to get ready for dinner service (make a prep list) . Make food orders according to the tickets that come through. Make it in a timely, efficient manner... Make sure the plates are of good quality before going to the customer.

  • Checked temperature of freezers and refrigerators to maintain proper storage of cold items.
  • Safely operated ovens, grills and other kitchen equipment to minimize accidents.
  • Stored foods in designated areas by following standard wrapping, dating and rotation procedures.
  • Grilled various cuts of meat and seafood items to meet customer specifications and food handling standards.
  • Utilized kitchen utensils and equipment to weigh, measure and mix ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment.
  • Maintained clean and orderly appearance throughout kitchen and dining area.
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Sanitized workstation before and after shift to prevent illness and food contamination.
06/2017 to 06/2021 Senior Cook Chugach Alaska Corporation | Honolulu, HI,

I was a fusion cook... Had "around the world" daily menu.. which included dishes from different countries. Pad Thai, Italian, Mexican, Greece inspired foods, Asian... Cook directly in front of customers, made 7-10 prime ribs every Friday.. also did vegan inspired dishes, salad bar...

  • Assessed inventory levels and placed orders to replenish goods before supplies depleted.
  • Operated variety of kitchen equipment to measure and mix ingredients.
  • Tested new recipes and menu items, following taste-test evaluation and procedural criteria.
  • Cut, chopped and sliced meat and produce to prepare for cooClaire.
  • Generated food production sheets to forecast product and volume requirements based on menu selections.
  • Cleaned and sanitized work stations and equipment, complying with regulatory procedures.
  • Followed recipes and procedures to prepare, season and cook food products.
  • Modified existing recipes and created new recipes to meet changing nutritional content needs.
  • Set up workstations with needed ingredients, utensils and cooClaire equipment.
  • Also cashed out customers , greeted them as well, make sure everything was good with their meal.
09/2010 to 06/2017 Quality Control Inspector Bel Fuse | Waseca, MN,

Check the headliners for Chevy Cruze. Used power tools to attach the visors and bezels in the headliners.. check for any rips , tears, spots, cuts, smudges , any defects before going to general motors for final assembly. Make sure the electrical components rang green and everything passed before leaving station. Keep a long of headliner ID's and corresponding number on the invoice. Put the headliner in a bin , place final label on bin for final pre-delivery.

  • Produced official reports of findings to meet regulatory standards and assist senior leadership with improving operations.
  • Marked materials with grade or acceptance status.
  • Inspected, tested and measured materials for conformance to specifications and regulatory requirements.
  • Positioned components, parts or materials for testing.
  • Consulted with engineers to resolve quality, production and efficiency problems.
  • Used specialized tools to take precise measurements of various aspects of samples.
  • Oversaw proper tagging and identification of parts and components, enabling rejected or non-repairable parts to be properly marked, quarantined and rendered unusable.
  • Matched arriving materials with purchase orders, submitted discrepancy forms as necessary.
  • Used root cause analysis tools to determine failures and provide appropriate counter-measures to prevent repeat failures.
  • Identified production concerns and worked with supervisors to understand and remedy situations.
  • Completed non-destructive tests and conducted continuous inspections.
  • Repaired malfunctions, reassembled items and performed final tests.
  • Administered competency tests to determine engineers or operators are qualified to use equipment.
  • Trained newly hired employees by explaining company procedures, job duties and performance expectations.
01/1993 to 12/2006 Operator, SIR Builder, Team Technician, Mold Delphi Packard Electric | City, STATE,
  • Monitored product flow through feed conveyor.
  • Utilized hand and power tools and heavy machinery during manufacturing processes.
  • Followed build procedures and work instructions to construct varied-size structures.
  • Collaborated with coworkers to perform projects quickly and meet business goals.
  • Reported equipment maintenance needs, injuries or mishaps to facilitate follow-up.
  • Rotated among various workstations, performing work necessary to meet production needs.
  • Assessed and corrected jams in equipment.
  • Inspected finished products to verify conformity to quality standards.
  • Maintained inventory by providing accurate count of products.
  • Constructed quality structures to meet prescribed time schedules and budgets.
  • Observed and troubleshot equipment and machines to detect malfunctions and notify appropriate personnel of needed repairs.
  • Maintained production and quality documentation.
  • Troubleshot and diagnosed equipment malfunctions to minimize downtime.
  • Taught new employees machine operation techniques and important business procedures.
  • Adhered to safety requirements by operating equipment and appropriately handling material.
  • Complied with environmental regulations when using, dispensing of, or handling hazardous and non-hazardous materials and waste.
  • Scheduled routine inspections to assess condition of structure.
  • Checked control panel and gauges during equipment operation.
  • Used hand tools and power tools to reinforce builds.
  • Handled various mechanical and technical machinery during manufacturing process.
  • Executed agreements, work orders and change orders to establish work to be performed and payment terms.
  • Retained safe and clean work area in accordance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
  • Measured and graded batches of raw materials to feed into production machinery.
  • Learned and followed safety and emergency procedures.
Education and Training
Expected in | Psychology Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, Cheyney, PA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Grill Cook
  • Senior Cook
  • Quality Control Inspector
  • Operator, SIR Builder, Team Technician, Mold


  • Some College (No Degree)

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