line cook resume example with 7 years of experience

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

Punctual Line Cook experienced in following menus and recipes to prepare hot and cold meals. Skillful in setting up and cleaning equipment for daily food preparation and receiving, stocking and ordering ingredients and kitchen supplies. Excellent multitasker recognized for efficiently directing kitchen operations. All this while maintaining a positive attitude to make a pleasant working environment for fellow peers and employees, as well as guests.

  • Cutting and slicing techniques
  • Foodservice sanitation
  • Food storage
  • Ingredient inspection
  • Food presentation
  • Sauce preparation
  • Equipment cleaning and maintenance
  • Dish preparation
  • Multitasking
  • Highly motivated
  • Contamination control
  • Recipe preparation
  • Punctual and honest
  • Cleaning and organization
  • Team-oriented
  • Active listener
  • Food preparation
  • Effective prioritization
Line Cook, 05/2018 to 01/2021
Wyndham WorldwideWarwick, RI,
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of food products resulting in consistently high scores on health inspections.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times at lunch and dinner rush.
  • Maintained hygienic kitchen by regularly mopping, disinfecting workspace and washing all utensils and glassware.
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Interacted with waitstaff regarding special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Created nutritious, safe, visually appealing, innovative and properly prepared and flavored food.
Produce Associate, 06/2017 to 01/2018
Sam's ClubRantoul, IL,
  • Prepared products for sales floor by adding tags and readying pallets or restocking.
  • Placed new produce orders based on expected demand.
  • Completed daily cycle counts and monthly audits of specified segments to keep inventory current and accurate.
  • Assisted customers based on currently available product, promotional and policy information.
  • Updated signage to reflect current prices and help promote target merchandise.
  • Restocked produce and removed expired or damaged merchandise.
  • Checked prices and found requested products in store for customers.
  • Prepared cut vegetables and fruits and packaged for purchase.
  • Received and unloaded new products upon delivery, checking for damage and order accuracy.
  • Greeted customers and provided immediate and courteous service at all times.
  • Reviewed current planograms and end cap placements to properly merchandise items.
  • Reviewed tags on product shelves for proper pricing and made price changes when requested by supervisor.
  • Monitored work environment for safety, cleanliness and organization throughout shift.
  • Cleaned shelves and restocked with new inventory when products stock ran low.
  • Operated different grocery store equipment, including balers, power jacks and slicing machines.
  • Examined grocery products to immediately remove from stock expired or spoiled items, adhering to "first in, first out" rule.
  • Followed company guidelines for cleaning and sanitizing all work surfaces and equipment.
Cashier Team Lead, 07/2013 to 04/2017
OtgJamaica, NY,
  • Maximized sales potential by preparing, storing, rotating and merchandising products at point-of-sale.
  • Complied with cash handling procedures to meet regional cashier variance policy.
  • Cleaned and stocked front end areas, including register changing tapes and ribbons.
  • Assisted with training new cashiers and customer service team members to increase speed of onboarding.
  • Scanned, priced and bagged customer groceries quickly to keep lines moving.
  • Rectified discrepancies between accounting records and cash drawer by researching daily transactions to pinpoint issues.
  • Inventoried stock and placed new orders to keep supplies within optimal levels for expected demands.
  • Authorized discounts and special actions to resolve customer disputes and maintain satisfaction.
  • Assisted management with developing and managing employee improvement strategies to encourage exceptional performance from all staff.
  • Promoted specific item options to drive sales and achieve add-on purchases.
  • Assisted with purchases, locating items and signing up for rewards programs.
  • Resolved issues with cash registers, card scanners and printers.
  • Directed merchandising and signage updates for weekly and seasonal promotional changes.
  • Developed training and mentoring procedures to keep team member performance strong and optimized for store needs.
  • Devised promotional plans to target and move excess stock, high-profit items and soon-to-expire merchandise for easy sale.
  • Observed company return policy when processing refunds, including inspecting merchandise for wear or damage.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2009
Nile C. Kinnock High School - Yokosuka, Japan
: General Education, Expected in
Craven Community College - New Bern, NC

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School Attended

  • Nile C. Kinnock High School
  • Craven Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Line Cook
  • Produce Associate
  • Cashier Team Lead


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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