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

Focused Team Member with expertise preparing meals for customers in busy food establishments. Versatile professional with experience in food safety, supply management and plating. Courteous and bilingual with excellent multitasking and presentation skills.

Skills
  • Equipment cleaning and maintenance
  • Food storage
  • Cutting and slicing techniques
  • Food presentation
  • Foodservice sanitation
  • Food preparation
  • Highly motivated
  • Cleaning and organization
  • Active listener
  • Punctual and honest
  • Team-oriented
  • Multitasking
Education and Training
Frank W. Springstead High School Spring Hill, FL Expected in 05/2007 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Pasco Hernando State College Brooksville, FL Expected in Associate of Arts : Business - GPA :
Experience
Uncle Julio's - Line Cook
Columbia, MD, 05/2019 - 12/2019
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • 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.
  • Assisted in preparation of menu items such as steaks, burgers and sandwiches.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Maintained hygienic kitchen by regularly mopping, disinfecting workspace and washing all utensils and glassware.
  • Interacted effectively with wait staff regarding special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Created nutritious, safe, visually appealing, innovative and properly prepared and flavored food.
  • Restocked all food items throughout shift to guarantee cooks had all necessary ingredients needed for service.
  • Marinated food items according to corporate-provided instructions and recipes.
  • Conducted daily inspections and maintained food sanitation and kitchen equipment safety reports.
  • Washed and peeled ingredients to prepare for use in different meals and recipes.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times at lunch and dinner rush.
  • Operated all kitchen equipment safely to avoid injuries.
  • Precooked garnishes such as bacon pieces for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Recorded and reported status of various ingredient stock levels to notify manager to reorder products.
  • Maximized efficiency of kitchen operation by overseeing daily product inventory, purchasing and receiving.
Hy-Vee - Server
Waverly, IA, 05/2018 - 04/2019
  • Educated guests on daily specials and menu offerings such as appetizers, entrees and desserts.
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Satisfied customers by keeping drinks topped off and anticipating needs such as condiments and extra napkins.
  • Prepared salads and appetizers and set up garnish stations to back up kitchen staff.
  • Checked patrons' identification to monitor minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Arranged each place setting attractively, using clean, chip-free plates and utensils.
  • Greeted customers, assisted with questions and recommended daily specials, wine and desserts to guide patrons toward more profitable items.
  • Restocked nonperishables and other items, including condiments and napkins from inventory to keep pantry well-supplied.
  • Managed closing duties, including restocking items and reconciling cash drawer.
  • Partnered with team members to efficiently serve food and beverages.
  • Assisted individuals in selecting meal options, including entrees and desserts and recommended alternative items for those with food allergies and gluten intolerances.
  • Completed opening and closing checklists by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Presented patrons with menus and specials promptly after seating, following up to address questions before taking orders.
  • Processed customers' payments and provided receipts.
  • Circulated within assigned areas to assess and address customer needs, effectively prioritizing tasks during peak hours.
  • Designed custom private function and banquet packages for business dinners, sales presentations, club meetings, weddings and charity events.
  • Confirmed customers' ages for alcohol service and discontinued service to intoxicated guests.
  • Carefully transferred orders from kitchen and bar areas to tables and cleared plates as patrons finished food and beverage items.
  • Maintained knowledge of menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods to assist guests with menu selection.
  • Sent orders to kitchen staff by [Action].
  • Operated and maintained cleaning equipment and tools, including dishwasher, hand wash stations, pot-scrubbing station and trash compactor.
  • Maintained polite and professional demeanor to patrons to encourage inquiries and order placements.
  • Prepared and served cold, hot and [Type] beverages to guests.
  • Assisted kitchen staff with food counts by determining number of items required for complete service.
  • Explained menu options to guests, offered suggestions and took orders for food and beverages.
  • Minimized customer wait times by efficiently taking and filling large volume of orders each day.
  • Performed walked throughs during service to monitor guest satisfaction and advise serving and bussing staff of specific guest needs.
  • Completed thorough and accurate opening and closing duties to facilitate smooth restaurant operations.
  • Greeted newly seated guests quickly and efficiently.
  • Calculated charges, issued table checks and collected payments from customers.
  • Served plated dinners, buffet-style dinners and passed hors d'oeuvres for parties.
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and smile, offering to bring beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
  • Prepared both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages as specified by patrons, consistently delivering to tables or bar without spillage.
  • Met or exceeded sales targets on consistent basis with proactive promotional strategies and dessert mentions.
  • Checked with guests to get feedback on food served, resolve issues, bring additional items and refill beverages.
  • Communicated with event coordinators to verify appropriate and adequate accommodations for larger parties.
  • Requested photo identification from patrons ordering alcoholic beverages to verify legal age of consumption.
  • Plated food and assessed plate presentation to maintain highest standard of food quality.
Floor And Decor - Cashier
Saugus, MA, 01/2017 - 03/2018
  • Drove team success by completing assigned task quickly and accurately.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered advice.
  • Processed returned items in accordance with store policy.
  • Assisted with purchases, locating items and signing up for rewards programs.
  • Welcomed customers, offering assistance to help find necessary store items.
  • Resolved issues with cash registers, card scanners and printers.
  • Trained new employees in cashiering procedures, offering assistance in resolving [Type] issues.
  • Compiled and updated client data to track payments trends and support accurate accounting.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
  • Received payments for [Product or Service] and issued receipts.
  • Properly verified customer identification for alcohol or tobacco purchases.
  • Wrapped items and bagged purchases properly to prevent merchandise breakage.
  • Observed company return policy when processing refunds, including inspecting merchandise for wear or damage.
  • Processed customer payments quickly and returned exact change and receipts.
  • Maintained high productivity by efficiently processing cash, credit, debit and voucher program payments for customers.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer service.

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School Attended

  • Frank W. Springstead High School
  • Pasco Hernando State College

Job Titles Held:

  • Line Cook
  • Server
  • Cashier

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Arts

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