lead prep cook resume example with 3+ years of experience

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

Energetic culinary professional with blend of creativity, passion for food and exceptional cooking skills. Work well as dynamic leader in high-pressure restaurant settings.

Successful at maintaining meaning, flow and specific characteristics of original words when translating documents or spoken words. Converses easily in 2 languages.

Bilingual Translator offering skill in communication, leadership and organization.

  • Food safety
  • Sanitization
  • Budgeting
  • Order delivery practices
  • Plating
  • Food preparation
  • Conveyor ovens
  • Food presentation talent
  • Recipes and menu planning
  • Time management
  • Quality Assurance
  • Customer Service
  • Technical Support
  • English translation
  • Spanish Translation
  • Audio translation service
  • Simultaneous translations experience
  • Charismatic
  • Team-minded
  • Team communication
  • Creative solutions
  • Creative thinking
  • Excel formulas
  • MS Excel
  • Excel spreadsheets
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Fluent English speaker
  • Proofreading skills
  • Obedience training
  • Project Management
  • Identifying problems
  • Multi-line telephone systems
  • Automated telephone systems
  • System information
Work History
Lead Prep Cook, 07/2019 - 03/2020
Tommy Bahama Sarasota, FL,
  • Upheld optimal staff and customer protections by monitoring food handling, cleaning and sanitation protocols
  • Maintained updated knowledge of local competition and restaurant industry trends to stay on top of the Noblesville-area changes
  • Prepared over 500 meals daily, consistently collaborating with kitchen and FOH staff to maintain service flow
  • Inspected completed dishes for best-in-class plating, aroma and food quality
  • Collaborated with my Chef and my Sous Chef in production or modification of menus and selections
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards
  • Learned how to complete preparation and fires with minimal supervision, contributing to successful events
  • Manage to work with a diverse team and create an exceptional work environment
  • Use knowledge of multiple languages to take decisions with non-english speakers
  • Loaded, unloaded and moved material to and from storage and production areas
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately
Head Grill Cook, 10/2018 - 07/2019
Tucanos Brazillian Grill City, STATE,
  • Checked each food item for freshness and provided feedback to kitchen supervisor for removal
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines
  • Tracked attendance and progress against goals for each participant
  • Identified and proactively solved internal problems related to employee turnover by revamping training approaches
  • Used boning knife, skewers and twine to shape, lace and tie roasts
  • Cleaned equipment and work areas to maintain health and sanitation standards
  • Cut, trimmed and ground meats such as beef, pork and poultry to prepare for packaging and sale
  • Analyzed meat temperatures for safety and quality and monitored heat conditions for stability
  • Kept work areas clean, organized and safe to promote efficiency and team safety
  • Manage to keep team members in high morale with attitute and engagement
English Translator, 06/2014 - 11/2016
  • Provided oral translations and interpretations for high clients during meetings and corporate events, successfully maintaining pace with native speakers to deliver real-time comprehension.
  • Attended training programs to improve professional knowledge and interpretation skills.
  • Maintained message content, tone and emotion as closely as possible.
  • Listened to non-English video dialogue and developed translation into target language to prepare subtitle scripts.
  • Provided cultural input to speakers to help parties who did not speak similar languages communicate with and understand one another.
  • Handled 15 calls per 30 minutes to address customer inquiries and concerns.
  • Contributed to team results in fast-paced discussion environments.
  • Completed clerical tasks such as filing, copying and distributing mail.
  • Followed all policies, regulations, dress codes and schedules.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Managed quality assurance program, including on-site evaluations, internal audits and customer surveys.
GED: , Expected in 10/2019
Washington Township Adult Education - Indianapolis, iN,
Status -
High School Diploma: , Expected in 07/2013
U.E.A.I Juan Jacobo Rousseau - Anzoategui, Venezuela,
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School Attended

  • Washington Township Adult Education
  • U.E.A.I Juan Jacobo Rousseau

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  • Lead Prep Cook
  • Head Grill Cook
  • English Translator


  • GED
  • High School Diploma

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