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

Motivated line cook offering over 7 years of experience in food preparation. High standards for taste and quality with expertise maintaining profitable margins. Superior communication and leadership skills. Always Ready to learn something new, and am quick to learn new topics. Always been a good team player, whether by stepping in and showing the best way to solve a problem, or working through said problem by problem solving with team mates.

Skills
  • Problem solving ability
  • Blueprint and schematic understanding
  • Safety awareness
  • Safety and compliance
  • Food spoilage prevention
  • Food rotation
  • Kitchen sanitation
  • Ingredients measuring
  • Food presentation talent
  • Food preparation
  • Supply Management
  • Institutional and batch cooking
  • Cooking
  • Grill management
  • Teamwork
  • Efficient multitasking
  • Kitchen organization
  • Food inspection
Work History
02/2017 to Current
Line Cook Tommy Bahama Fort Worth, TX,
  • Cleaned counters, food preparation areas and equipment with sanitizing spray to reduce risk of cross-contamination.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Checked each food item for freshness and provided feedback to kitchen supervisor for removal.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations when opening and closing kitchen.
  • Grilled meats and seafood to customer specifications.
  • Communicated closely with Head chef's to fully understand special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
02/2015 to 02/2017
Shift Leader Wegmans Food Markets Webster, NY,
  • Inventoried materials on weekly basis to identify and resolve discrepancies, maintaining highly accurate and current records.
  • Prepared, calibrated and monitored production machinery to maintain optimal production levels and consistently achieve daily targets.
  • Recognized and rewarded outstanding work performance to cultivate positive and collaborative customer service culture.
  • Minimized resource and time losses by addressing employee or production issue directly and implementing timely solutions.
  • Assigned daily employee tasks and monitored activity and completion.
  • Created efficient work schedules for each team member to maintain deadlines and keep shifts properly staffed.
  • Evaluated employee skills and knowledge regularly, providing hands-on training and mentoring to individuals with lagging skills.
  • Conducted routine inspections of incoming materials to check quality and compliance with established product specifications.
  • Delivered superior training and leadership to teams to boost performance and help team members achieve performance targets.
  • Regulated pricing, inventory count and supply during shift hours.
  • Planned and adjusted daily shift needs based on seasonal, weekly or hourly business demands.
  • Assisted with kitchen prep work to help operations run smoothly and meet customer needs.
  • Worked with chemicals such as detergent, rinse agents and sanitizers to protect customer health.
  • Stepped into additional roles during busy times to boost coverage of important stations.
  • Washed equipment, surfaces, refrigerators and other areas and applied sanitizing chemicals.
  • Completed extra cleaning work on garbage cans, racks, dry storage areas and other fixtures to keep kitchen spotless.
  • Increased machine efficiency by scraping and pre-washing dishes.
  • Maintained proper temperatures, behaviors and controls to meet or exceed health department standards.
01/2013 to 02/2015
Line Cook Tommy Bahama Grand Prairie, TX,
  • 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.
  • Checked each food item for freshness and provided feedback to kitchen supervisor for removal.
  • Received food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete entire order together and serve hot.
  • 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.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • 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.
  • Unloaded food supplies from distributor trucks to efficiently organize inventory.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Wrapped up and stored unused food in appropriate containers and placed in refrigerator to avoid spoilage.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations when opening and closing kitchen.
  • Prepared food items such as meats, poultry and fish for frying purposes.
Education
Expected in 04/2013
High School Diploma:
Woodstock High School - Woodstock, IL,
GPA:
Expected in
: Associates in Applied Sciences
McHenry County College - Crystal Lake, IL
GPA:
Expected in
: Industrial Maintenance Technician
McHenry County College - Crystal Lake, IL
GPA:

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