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line cook resume example with 7+ years of experience

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

Punctual line cook experienced in following menus and recipes to prepare foods. Skillful in setting up and cleaning equipment for daily food preparation and receiving, stocking and ordering ingredients and kitchen supplies. Excellent multitasker recognized for supporting successful kitchen operations. Motivated and hardworking employee with 2 years of experience cooking delicious items quickly at fast food establishments. Expert at preparing various menu items using various cooking methods. Customer-focused and dedicated to preparing orders exactly as requested. Sociable Waiter skilled at operating in fast-paced environments with demanding objectives for sales, service and quality. Enthusiastic team player successful at multitasking and delivering friendly, prompt service to all customers. Well-versed in maintaining clean and orderly tables, making personalized menu recommendations and managing closing duties such as reconciling cash drawers and restocking items to prepare for following shift. Hardworking server with proven relationship-building and time management skills in fast-paced restaurant environments. Successful at handling tables of all sizes with accuracy and impeccable service skills. Strives to meet customer needs, drive satisfaction and promote long-term loyalty.

Skills
  • Foodservice sanitation
  • Equipment cleaning and maintenance
  • Food storage
  • Cutting and slicing techniques
  • Punctual and honest
  • Team-oriented
  • Dish preparation
  • Highly motivated
  • Active listener
  • Food presentatio\
  • Effective prioritization
  • Contamination control
  • Plating dishes
  • Staff training
  • Hot and cold food preparation
  • High volume production capability
Education and Training
Philadelphia Electrical & Tech Chigh School Philadelphia, PA Expected in 06/2017 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
Olive Garden - Line Cook
Bloomingdale, IL, 09/2019 - Current
  • 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.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Restocked food items throughout shift to prepare necessary ingredients for cooking and timely service.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct food temperature for high scores on health inspections.
  • Maintained hygienic kitchen with regular mopping, disinfecting workspace and washing utensils and glassware.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • 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.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues, customer requests or substitutions for allergen concerns.
  • Cooked multiple orders simultaneously during busy periods.
  • Developed process to accurately track food costs more efficiently, saving in food waste.
Vitality Senior Living - Server
Tallahassee, FL, 11/2015 - Current
  • Satisfied customers by topping off drinks and anticipating condiments, napkins and other needs.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks to optimize sales.
  • Collaborated with host, bus person and cook to serve up food and beverage options.
  • Enforced minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages by checking identification.
  • Maximized beverage sales by suggesting appropriate food and drink pairings to suit unique customer preferences.
  • Developed rapport with guests and assisted in generating repeat business by providing exceptional customer service.
  • Provided exceptional service to high volume of daily customers.
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts to customers.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts.
  • Set up dining room to meet hospitality and service standards.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and brought beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
  • Developed strong and lasting resident relationships.
  • Answered guest questions regarding menu, food and beverage preparation, recipe ingredients and allergens.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff frequently to stay up-to-date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Maintained knowledge of menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods to assist guests with menu selection.
  • Documented food orders and ran items to guest tables in dining room.
  • Relayed orders and special requests to cooks.
  • Calculated charges, issued table checks and collected payments from customers.
  • Calculated accurate bill amounts and processed cash and credit card payments.
  • Increased sales of high margin menu items through effective upselling.
  • Updated customers on menu changes and new food and beverage offerings to maintain quality service relationships.
The Ruby Slipper Cafe - Busser
FL, State, 03/2013 - 07/2014
  • Cleared tables to maintain high turnover rate and minimize wait times.
  • Maintained table setting by removing courses as completed and replenishing utensils.
  • Swept, mopped and removed debris from dining room floors.
  • Supported wait staff by setting up and replenishing condiment stands, trash containers liners and bus stations.
  • Served water, coffee and soft drinks and offered refills to promote excellent customer service.
  • Went above and beyond expectations by helping with various tasks to support teammates and provide customer service.
  • Maintained highest standards of cleanliness while efficiently meeting dining room needs in fast-paced environment.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Philadelphia Electrical & Tech Chigh School

Job Titles Held:

  • Line Cook
  • Server
  • Busser

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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