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

Diligent restaurant kitchen worker with excellent cooking skills and strong knowledge of food safety. Consistently maintain well-stocked, organized and clean kitchen areas to maximize productivity. Dedicated team player with punctual nature and open communication style dedicated to meeting every preparation and service need. Dynamic food service professional driven toward continuous improvement and committed to going above and beyond to complete tasks and assist other team members. Well-versed in standard food prep techniques, as well as safe food-handling standards.

  • Spoilage prevention
  • Plates presentation
  • Kitchen organization
  • Food assembly
  • Food processing
  • Quality Control
  • Safe food handling
  • Efficient multitasking
  • Deep frying
  • Cooking
  • Kitchen equipment sanitation
  • Food inspection
  • Grill management
  • Teamwork
  • Business Operations
  • Customer Service
  • Problem Resolution
  • Supervision
  • Team Building
  • Organization
  • Relationship Development
  • Team Management
Work History
03/2018 to Current Lead Line Cook The Denver Athletic Club | Denver, CO,
  • Unloaded food supplies from distributor trucks to efficiently organize inventory.
  • Followed restaurant stock management schedule to monitor product freshness and rotate out old products.
  • Upheld optimal staff and customer protections by monitoring food handling, cleaning and sanitation protocols.
  • Prepared items like appetizers and desserts ahead of time to promote efficiency in dish garnishing.
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Performed routine cleaning procedures across kitchen.
  • Communicated with management on food inventory stock to request order placement.
  • Collaborated with manager immediately when serious equipment failures occurred to resolve quickly and avoid slow-downs.
  • Suggested actionable improvements to streamline training procedures.
  • Fried, grilled and baked foods such as Fish, Chicken and Meet.
  • Wore protective attire and shoes, and alerted customers of hot food and beverages to maintain safety.
  • Maintained spotless and tidy dining area by throwing away food wrappers on tables, emptying trash receptacles and cleaning floors during slow periods.
  • Distributed food to wait staff quickly to provide excellent customer satisfaction.
  • Packaged, arranged and labeled ingredient stock, storing at established temperatures.
  • Guided prepared items into oven precisely to prevent skin burns and cooked at specific temperatures and times.
  • Trained and assisted new kitchen staff members.
  • Cleaned counters, food preparation areas and equipment with sanitizing spray to reduce risk of cross-contamination.
  • Wrapped up and stored unused food in appropriate containers and placed in refrigerator to avoid spoilage.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
02/2015 to 01/2016 Bartender The One Group | Alpharetta, GA,
  • Consulted with managers to organize special events and promotions such as trivia nights to bring in new customers
  • Assisted servers with specialty drinks orders by preparing on-demand items without delay
  • Kept alcoholic beverages well-stocked and organized to meet expected demands
  • Organized bar inventory and storage procedures to keep stock within optimal levels and meet expected customer demands
  • Upsold menu items to customers, driving up per sale revenues and maximizing profits
  • Applied excellent organizational and multitasking abilities to handle simultaneous customer, team and business needs while avoiding unnecessary delays or errors
  • Managed bar inventory, restocked supplies and placed orders for spirits, beer, wines and mixers
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies for accuracy
  • Took customer orders and capitalized on opportunities to sell special beverage and food options
  • Polished glassware, bussed tables and removed debris to keep customer areas fresh and clean
  • Managed accurate register and produced daily sales reports backing up inventory usage numbers
  • Set up bar for operation, obtained cash bank and stocked service bar
  • Set up glassware, liquor and other necessary supplies for special events
03/2007 to 01/2016 Manger Department Of Defense | Whitehall, OH,
  • Applied strong leadership talents and problem-solving skills to maintain team efficiency and organize workflows to meet any daily demand
  • Boosted team member productivity by enhancing performance monitoring and instituting motivational approaches
  • Trained and guided team members to maintain high productivity and performance metrics
  • Maintained team efficiency by strategically delegating daily activities, monitoring output and rewarding positive contributions
  • Improved operational planning and business frameworks to enhance resource utilization and reduce waste
  • Set and managed schedules to give proper coverage to required areas and meet customer service demands
  • Identified and qualified customer needs and negotiated and closed profitable projects with high success rate
  • Protected business, team members and customers by monitoring alcohol consumption and keeping operation in line with legal service requirements
  • Maintained high standards of food quality by reviewing shipments, overseeing preparation and monitoring food safety
  • Limited portion sizes and used garnishes to control food costs
  • Worked with chefs to plan menus according to client needs and budgets
  • Met with clients to outline desired goals and to prepared quotes for overall catering costs
  • Coordinated with event planners for floor and table layouts, guest numbers and overall catering needs
Expected in 2006 High School Diploma | North Babylon High School, North Babylon, NY GPA:
Expected in | Hospitality Administration And Management Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY, GPA:

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School Attended

  • North Babylon High School
  • Nassau Community College

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  • Bartender
  • Manger


  • High School Diploma
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