Talented line Cook with 4 years of experience in busy environment. Clear communicator with team-oriented focus and advanced skills to effectively work with cashiers and kitchen staff to review and prepare orders. Qualified and hardworking with up-to-date food handling permit. Diligent restaurant kitchen worker with excellent cooking skills and strong knowledge of food safety. Consistently maintain well-stocked, organized and clean kitchen areas to maximize productivity. Dedicated team player with punctual nature and open communication style dedicated to meeting every preparation and service need.
Received food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete entire order together and serve hot.
Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment, sanitation and safety.
Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
Cleaned counters, food preparation areas and equipment with sanitizing spray to reduce risk of cross-contamination.
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.
Prepared items like bacon ahead of time to promote efficiency in dish garnishing.
Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations when opening and closing kitchen.
Distributed food to team members with efficiency in high-volume environment.
Unloaded food supplies from distributor trucks to efficiently organize inventory.
Prepared average of 60-70 orders each shift.
Communicated closely with the wait staff to fully understand special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
Collaborated with waiting staff to collect information about specific customer desires and dietary needs.
Handled portion control activities according to specified instructions provided by chef.
Followed restaurant stock management schedule to monitor product freshness and rotate out old products.
Maintained proper temperatures, behaviors and controls to meet or exceed health department standards.
Worked with chemicals such as detergent, rinse agents and sanitizers to protect customer health.
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