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

Responsible head chef's assistant proficient in measuring ingredients, washing and peeling vegetables and portioning food for plating. Expert at safely lifting heavy items and stand for long periods of time. Talented at carefully adhering to procedures and health codes.

  • Kitchen organization
  • Plating and presentation
  • Food processing
  • Equipment cleaning and maintenance
  • Cutting and slicing techniques
  • Recipe creation
  • Highly motivated
  • Proficient in mixology
  • Extensive spirits knowledge
  • Suggestive selling
  • Food service
  • Cash register operation
  • Basic accounting
  • Balancing the cash register
  • Maintaining a clean bar
  • Courteous
04/2021 to 10/2021 Lead Line Cook/Butcher Assistant Diversified Infrastructure Services | Cedar Rapids, IA,
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Restocked food items throughout shift to prepare necessary ingredients for cooking and timely service.
  • Maintained hygienic kitchen with regular mopping, disinfecting workspace and washing utensils and glassware.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Washed and peeled ingredients to prepare for different meals and recipes.
  • Prepared sandwiches, specialty items and custom orders to meet guest requests.
  • Recorded and reported status of various ingredient stock levels to notify manager to reorder products.
  • Precooked garnishes for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct food temperature for high scores on health inspections.
02/2016 to 10/2021 Bartender /Waiter Como Steakhouse | City, STATE,
  • Operated cash register and Point of Sale (POS) system for transactions and made proper change for cash transactions.
  • Managed bar area, cocktail design and menu and handled inventory, regulation compliance and customer relationships.
  • Upsold customers from shelf to premium brands to help boost sales.
  • Recommended food and drinks to patrons based on preference, pairings and special promotions.
  • Balanced daily registers and generated sales reports for management.
  • Kept track of bar tabs and transferred open tabs to dining area for wait staff.
  • Stayed up-to-date on latest mixology trends, bar equipment and sanitation standards.
  • Maintained knowledge of bar and menu options to prepare drinks and make food recommendations.
  • Ordered inventory to meet expected demand with adequate stock.
  • Confirmed customers' ages for alcohol service and discontinued service to intoxicated guests.
  • Trained new bartenders on drink preparation and upselling techniques.
  • Poured wine, beer and cocktails for patrons.
  • Planned and updated menus to accommodate customer preferences.
  • Collected and organized daily till totals and tips.
  • Lowered liquor costs by training bar staff on precision pouring and waste reduction.
  • Measured and mixed house ingredients to prepare both custom and menu drink orders.
  • Monitored bar inventory and promptly restocked low items before depletion.
  • Arranged bottles and glasses behind bar to make attractive displays.
  • Neatly sliced and pitted fruit for garnishing drinks.
  • Maintained safety and sanitation standards with firm enforcement amongst bar staff.
  • Greeted frequent visitors by name and explained new promotions.
  • Carefully inspected identification of customers to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol.
10/2018 to 04/2021 Skilled Laborer Hernando Marble | City, STATE,
  • Collected and removed debris from work sites to maintain team productivity and minimize safety hazards.
  • Read and understood specifications, drawings and blueprints to complete accurate, high-quality work.
  • Set up equipment to maintain worksite productivity.
  • Provided industry insight to coworkers to assist work completion.
  • Reduced wasteful spending by accurately cutting materials according to specifications.
  • Maintained clean, safe working environment by removing waste from job site prior to shift completion.
  • Maintained tools, equipment and work sites.
  • Assisted team members with maintaining orderly and clean workspaces.
  • Contributed to team culture of safety by consistently wearing proper safety gear and following standards.
  • Operated tools and equipment correctly to assist with work.
  • Listened to senior team members for instructions on new jobs and daily requirements.
  • Worked under direct supervision to handle and maintain flow of materials and products in manufacturing areas.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2016 High School Diploma | Senatobia Jr Sr High School, Senatobia, MS GPA:
Expected in 05/2018 Associate of Applied Science | General Education Focus On Civil Engineering Northwest Mississippi Community College, Senatobia, MS GPA:
Expected in | Civil Engineering University of Mississippi, Oxford Ms, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Senatobia Jr Sr High School
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College
  • University of Mississippi

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