line cook resume example with 2+ years of experience

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

Flexible Worker willing to work weekends, holidays and evenings. Comfortable working in fast-paced environments in team setting. Bringing 3-year background in maintaining kitchen sanitation, preparing basic components of dishes and working with team of 8 cooks. Responsible Cashier proficient in handling money, restocking merchandise and helping customers locate products. History of keeping work areas clean, neat and professionally arranged. Good listening skills combined with attentive and detail-oriented nature. Focused Expeditor with 3 years of industry expertise. Knowledgeable about kitchen inventory management, food quality standards and team member development. Highly attentive to detail with passion for delivering exceptional culinary experiences.

  • Food rotation
  • Portioning
  • Stocking and Replenishing
  • Sales
  • Exceptional Customer Service
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Cash register operation
  • Product promotions
  • Computer skills
  • Teamwork and leadership
  • Efficient typing
  • Communication and listening
  • Critical thinking
  • Staying organized
  • Communicating through phone
Work History
08/2020 to Current Line Cook The Freehouse | Minneapolis, MN,
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Received food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete entire order together and serve hot.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Grilled meats and seafood to customer specifications.
  • Followed restaurant stock management schedule to monitor product freshness and rotate out old products.
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment, sanitation and safety.
  • Upheld optimal staff and customer protections by monitoring food handling, cleaning and sanitation protocols.
  • Distributed food to team members with efficiency in high-volume environment.
06/2019 to 04/2020 Expeditor Air Products And Chemicals | Liberal, KS,
  • Trained new expeditors and food runners according to company policies and standards.
  • Maintained responsibility for customer issues and provided end-to-end resolution using all available resources.
  • Demonstrated strong knowledge of menu offerings and appropriate culinary techniques.
  • Executed and supervised plate preparation according to temperature and condiment specifications.
  • Greeted and maintained relationships with regular customers.
  • Delivered food items to tables ensuring each restaurant patron received correct order.
  • Kept updated knowledge of menu and promotions, recommending specific items according to preferences and food allergies.
  • Sanitized tables and followed proper cleaning methods to avoid food borne illnesses.
  • Confirmed speed of service for all food orders while minimizing errors and complaints.
08/2018 to 08/2019 Cashier Hyatt Hotels Corp. | Columbus, OH,
  • Used communication skills daily
  • Be friendly but professional with each and every costumer
  • Kept area clean and organized to help with work flow and efficiency
  • Counted cash in register drawer at beginning and end of shift.
  • Assisted customers by answering questions and fulfilling requests.
  • Processed POS transactions, including checks, cash and credit purchases or refunds.
  • Restocked, arranged and organized merchandise in front lanes to drive product sales.
  • Promoted customer loyalty and consistent sales by delivering friendly service and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Assisted cashier team with resolving problems and maintaining efficiency.
  • Worked closely with Management to solve problems and handle customer concerns.
  • Became a trainer for my position after 6 months
  • Worked extra shifts during busy periods and covered for call-in employees to maintain service levels.
Expected in to to No Degree | Culinary Arts Waukesha County Technical College, Pewaukee, WI, GPA:

Was doing well in school until Covid-19 happened and i had to drop out to help my Family who was struggling hard at that time. I do plan on going back to college but for a different Degree, Business management and communication, when the time is right

Expected in 01/2020 to to High School Diploma | Whitnall High School, Greenfield, WI, GPA:

Worked hard to graduate early January and started College 2 weeks after

  • Missing one High school Credit to graduate a year early, but instead managed to graduate 6 months early
  • Became a trainer in all my fields of work within a year of working in each position
  • If I stay 2 year within this job I would be promoted to management
  • WCT or Wing Certified Trainer, which means i am allowed to train any and everyone
  • Food Management Certification
Additional Information

No matter where I work my expectation is to try my best and give 100%. I am a very fast learner if given the chance and would exceed in any position giving to me

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School Attended

  • Waukesha County Technical College
  • Whitnall High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Line Cook
  • Expeditor
  • Cashier


  • No Degree
  • High School Diploma

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