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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Motivated Cook offering over 5 years of experience in food preparation. High standards for taste and quality with expertise maintaining profitable margins. Superior communication and leadership skills.

Experienced stocker and utility clerk with over 3 years of experience in Customer service and Retail. Excellent reputation for resolving problems, improving customer satisfaction, and driving overall operational improvements. Consistently saved costs while increasing profits.

Skills
  • Food Presentation
  • Food Presentation Talent
  • Food rotation
  • Kitchen sanitation
  • Sanitization
  • Food safety
  • Food Spoilage Prevention
  • Ingredients Measuring
  • Food preparation
  • Frying
  • Plating
Work History
03/2016 to 05/2016 Line Cook Fs Food Group | LA, State,
  • Cleaned counters, food preparation areas and equipment with sanitizing spray to reduce risk of cross-contamination.
  • Received food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete entire order together and serve hot.
  • 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.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Unloaded food supplies from distributor trucks to efficiently organize inventory.
08/2015 to 01/2016 Stocker and Utility Clerk Boy Scouts Of America - Orange County Council | Warner Springs, CA,
  • Received food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete entire order together and serve hot.
  • Cleaned counters, food preparation areas and equipment with sanitizing spray to reduce risk of cross-contamination.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Performed routine cleaning procedures across kitchen through Action and Action.
  • Unloaded food supplies from distributor trucks to efficiently organize inventory.
  • Wrapped up and stored unused food in appropriate containers and placed in refrigerator to avoid spoilage.
  • Followed restaurant stock management schedule to monitor product freshness and rotate out old products.
  • Helped customers locate desired items and transfer oversized items to vehicles.
  • Alternated goods in inventory by observing first-in/first-out approach to keep shelves organized and properly stocked.
  • Changed sales floor signs to show current pricing and support product promotions.
  • Regularly assessed sales floor stock levels to replenish with backstock merchandise before depletion.
  • Rotated stock correctly to prevent out-of-date products and removed aging items from main shelving to build special promotional displays.
  • Maintained well-organized restocking areas to avoid blocking aisles or creating safety hazards.
  • Checked packages and merchandise for damage and quickly notified vendors to request replacements.
  • Greeted customers and directed to requested products.
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills and understanding of packing slip processing requirements.
  • Removed all debris and packaging from boxes and separated for recycling or disposal.
  • Unloaded arriving product stock and moved to store display areas.
  • Consistently lifted materials weighing as much as Number pounds.
  • Selected by general and warehouse managers to tackle special projects, expediting stock implementation during shortages.
  • Checked and pulled defective or expired products from shelves.
  • Operated manual and electric pallet jacks, safely relocating heavy merchandise on sales floor for timely stocking.
  • Used hand-held devices and computers to record and monitor inventory levels and completed audits to uncover and address inaccuracies.
  • Assisted maintenance team with organizing and cleaning warehouse, stockroom and store near shift close.
08/2015 to 01/2016 Busser, Dishwasher, and Cook Ludwig Bavarian Haus | City, STATE,
  • Kept kitchen areas neat and clean by removing trash and organizing supplies.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Worked quickly, communicated with other staff and always looked for better ways of completing tasks to improve productivity and keep tables ready for incoming guests.
  • Worked with chemicals such as detergent, rinse agents and sanitizers to protect customer health.
  • Helped team meet expected demands by restocking work areas throughout restaurant such as server stations, salad bars and supply cupboards.
  • Scraped, washed and efficiently restacked dishware, utensils and glassware to keep kitchen ready for customer demands.
  • Assisted with kitchen prep work to help operations run smoothly and meet customer needs.
  • Transported dirty utensils, dishes and trays to kitchen to support efficient cleaning.
  • Loaded more than Number glasses, silverware and dishes into dishwasher each shift, running average of Number loads per day.
  • Collected trash, wiped up spills and removed trays to maintain fresh and clean customer areas.
  • Kept close eye on customers to quickly spot leaving guests and clear tables for future patrons.
  • Completed extra cleaning work on garbage cans, racks, dry storage areas and other fixtures to keep kitchen spotless.
08/2013 to 03/2014 Prep Cook Hillcrest Country Club | City, STATE,
  • Maintained clean, hygienic kitchen workspace by sweeping, mopping and taking out trash.
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Prepared items like bacon ahead of time to promote efficiency in dish garnishing.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Packaged, arranged and labeled ingredient stock, storing at established temperatures.
  • Received shipments and placed items on proper shelves to restock and organize restaurant pantry.
  • Inspected and cleaned food preparation areas to guarantee safe, sanitary food-handling practices.
  • Prepared and expedited food orders to support waitstaff and other team members.
  • Cooked all menu items according to specified instructions.
  • Trained and assisted new kitchen staff members.
  • Operated dishwasher and manually washed dishes to clean all chinaware, silverware and cooking utensils.
  • Cleaned and organized kitchen areas.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Preserved freshness of food by storing food in designated containers and storage areas within freezer or refrigerator.
  • Distributed food to wait staff quickly during busy peak periods to drive customer satisfaction.
  • Restocked inventory and ingredient items to maintain optimal kitchen efficiency.
  • Received food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete entire order together and serve hot.
  • Practiced proper safety and sanitation standards.
  • Washed, peeled and cut fruits and vegetables in advance to save time on food preparation.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations during opening and closing procedures to maximize efficiency.
  • Prepared ingredients for menu items.
Education
Expected in 05/2016 to to High School Diploma | 12th Grade Indiana Connections Academy, Indianapolis, iN, GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Indiana Connections Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • Line Cook
  • Stocker and Utility Clerk
  • Busser, Dishwasher, and Cook
  • Prep Cook

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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