line cook resume example with 8+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Motivated and hardworking Line Cook with 9 years of experience cooking delicious items quickly at fast food establishments. Expert at preparing various menu items using basic and advanced cooking methods. Customer-focused and dedicated to preparing orders exactly as requested.

  • Food presentation
  • Sauce preparation
  • Recipe creation
  • Cutting and slicing techniques
  • Food storage
  • Equipment cleaning and maintenance
  • Ingredient inspection
  • Foodservice sanitation
  • Active listener
  • Recipe preparation
  • Food preparation
  • Dish preparation
  • Cleaning and organization
  • Punctual and honest
  • Highly motivated
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Team-oriented
  • Contamination control
  • Multitasking
  • Effective prioritization
Education and Training
Pima Community College Tucson, AZ Expected in High School Diploma : - GPA :
Radisson Hotel Group - Line Cook
Minnetonka, MN, 09/2014 - Current
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of food products resulting in consistently high scores on health inspections.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times at lunch and dinner rush.
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues or customer requests, including allergen concerns.
  • Precooked garnishes such as bacon pieces for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Created nutritious, safe, visually appealing, innovative and properly prepared and flavored food.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Interacted with waitstaff regarding special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Conducted daily inspections and maintained food sanitation and kitchen equipment safety reports.
  • Recorded and reported status of various ingredient stock levels to notify manager to reorder products.
  • Marinated food items according to corporate-provided instructions and recipes.
  • Maintained hygienic kitchen by regularly mopping, disinfecting workspace and washing all utensils and glassware.
  • Developed new recipes based on knowledge of consumer tastes, ideal nutritional needs and budgetary considerations.
  • Washed and peeled ingredients to prepare for use in different meals and recipes.
Amentum - Landscaper
Greenville, SC, 01/2017 - 11/2017
  • Applied fertilizers and pesticides to lawns and grounds to control weeds, insect infestation and maintain soil fertility.
  • Maintained garden areas and landscaping greenery to enhance property appearance and plant health.
  • Reviewed design plans and instructions and completed work according to specifications.
  • Attended seminars and workshops to learn about natural pest control products with zero chemicals.
  • Removed poison ivy and other harmful plants while wearing protective gear.
  • Installed block and stone décor according to plans and specifications.
  • Cleared pathways of overgrowth, debris and snow to reduce hazards.
  • Leveraged hand-held tools to maintain green spaces.
  • Operated and maintained basic landscaping equipment and vehicles.
  • Read and followed landscaping plans to install plants and fixtures for residences and businesses.
  • Trimmed shrubbery and trees to help plants produce more flowers and fruit to benefit wildlife.
  • Assisted in scheduling weekly landscaping projects and tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Arranged shrubs and flowers to create landscape effects.
  • Created plans and blueprints to design custom gardens and beds.
  • Dug irrigation trenches for play-area enclosures, gazebos and other small construction projects.
  • Planned and cultivated designer lawns and gardens to enhance backyard lawns.
  • Diagnosed plant-related problems and diseases and identified treatment to prevent further infestation.
  • Operated landscaping equipment to maintain grounds and remove trees.
  • Removed and properly disposed of debris to maintain worksite safety.
  • Consulted with vendors to secure proper planting materials and reduce waste.
  • Fertilized, cultivated and weeded soil to deliver steady supply of nutrients to plants.
  • Swapped out plant containers and flowerbeds each spring, summer and fall.
  • Planted bulbs, bushes, trees and flowers to enhance environment.
  • Scheduled regular landscaping services to promote optimal growth and maintain attractive appearance of lawns and facility grounds.
  • Checked machinery and performed routine maintenance to prevent malfunction.
  • Prepared soil and gardens to plant with mulch and sod.
  • Deployed sprinkler systems to provide grass, flowers and other landscaping adequate water to grow.
  • Developed large- and small-scale computerized site plans and landscape designs.
  • Applied weed and pest control chemicals to protect customer lawns.
  • Installed irrigation systems, rock gardens and ponds to simplify watering needs.
  • Pruned trees and bushes to improve visibility and shapes.
  • Administered pesticides to mitigate and control pest damage.
  • Troubleshot mechanical issues and completed basic repairs to keep equipment working at peak levels.
  • Responded quickly to customer inquiries and concerns to drive customer satisfaction and maximize retention.
  • Hung lights, wreaths and garlands to prepare for winter holidays.
  • Determined causes of lawn and garden issues and recommended effective solutions.
Bunzl Distribution - Janitor
Anaheim, CA, 02/2012 - 03/2014
  • Handled and stored hazardous chemicals safely to prevent injury or illness.
  • Responded to emergency cleaning requests to meet client expectations.
  • Wiped down various surfaces using approved cleaning products to prevent growth of bacteria and viruses.
  • Used digital timekeeping system to document hours worked each day.
  • Assessed functionality of cleaning equipment and performed repairs when needed.
  • Stripped, sealed, finished and polished floors to maintain appearance and remove scratches.
  • Responded promptly to requests to clean and sanitize areas after accidents.
  • Mopped and waxed floors, dusted, deep cleaned bathrooms and removed trash to keep buildings in clean and orderly condition.
  • Maintained building interiors with routine deep cleaning of high-traffic areas.
  • Maintained inventory of cleaning supplies and documented items requiring reorder.
  • Maintained, sanitized and vacuumed dining area and washed kitchen floors prior to closing.
  • Organized custodial closets to easily find equipment and supplies.
  • Sorted and disposed of trash and recycling materials to keep common areas clean and organized.
  • Raked leaves, cut and watered grass and picked up garbage to maintain grounds.
  • Operated carpet extractors and floor buffers while adhering to all corporate safety measures.
  • Notified management of structural issues and major repairs.
  • Moved equipment and furniture to thoroughly clean space.
  • Adhered to safety processes for manual and electric cleaning equipment to minimize risk.
  • Notified building managers about needed repairs to maintain public safety.
  • Used industrial cleaning equipment to quickly complete custodial tasks.
  • Completed custodial rounds, including sweeping and vacuuming, glass cleaning and trash collecting.
  • Maintained janitorial equipment and performed minor repairs to extend machine life and avoid malfunctions.
  • Wet and spot mopped to clean floors and other surfaces in public corridors.

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School Attended

  • Pima Community College

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  • Line Cook
  • Landscaper
  • Janitor


  • High School Diploma

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