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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary

Restaurant professional with 30 years in BOH operations. Customer service and food handling expertise.

With food and beverage experience in Casual and Fine Dining.

Experienced Line Cook with exceptional knowledge of a wide variety of kitchen equipment and cooking techniques in a fast-paced environment.

  • Worked with Fresh Seafood , Hand-Cut Meat , Pastas
  • Sandwiches , Salads , Soups , Casual Fast Food
  • Baking and Desserts
Highlights

Reliable, punctual and committed to customer service

Works well under pressure

Good personal hygiene

Preparation of various food items

High volume Dining

Ability to handle fast-paced environment








  • Food safety understanding
  • Uses proper sanitation practices
  • Food handling knowledge
  • Team-oriented
  • Skillful kitchen staff trainer
Accomplishments

Supervised kitchen staff and individuals and ensured proper event set-up, food preparation, kitchen clean-up and proper shut down.

  • I have ensured freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items and rotating stock.
  • I can train new employees..
  • I have Directed the operation and organization of kitchens and all food-related activities, including the presentation and serving of food.
Experience
04/1998 to 05/2012
Line Cook Giant Eagle Leetsdale, PA,

-Executed various kitchen stations and assisted with, broil, salad , saute,

fry or pantry/prep

-Completed opening and closing duties, including restocking

items, cleaned and prepared various foods for cooking or serving

-Maintained system of control for storage temperatures and proper

functioning of kitchen equipment

-Cooked the exact number of items ordered by each customer, working

on several different orders simultaneously

-Instructed cooks and other workers in the preparation, cooking,

garnishing, and presentation of food

-Used all food handling standards

-Ensured first-in-first-out system with all ingredients labeled and stored

properly

-Complied with scheduled kitchen sanitation and ensured all standards

and practices were met

  • Worked with kitchen manager on Food Cost ,weekly
  • Assisted with ordering
  • Checked in deliveries and signed off on products received.

Closed down the kitchen after each shift and precisely followed closing checklist for kitchen stations.



06/1994 to 04/1998
Line Cook Giant Eagle Bexley, OH,

Completed Opening and Closing duties, including Preparing and

Cooking Italian and American Homemade Meals

  • Prepping and Making Homemade Pizza Dough
  • Cooking Large Amounts of Spaghetti
  • Homemade Sausage , Homemade Sauce
  • Homemade Soups and Broasted Chicken

Developed popular daily specials with personally sourced ingredients for Pasta and saute stations.

Prepared dishes following recipe or verbal instructions

Cooked food properly and in a timely fashion, using safety precautions

Cooked the exact number of items ordered by each customer, working on several different orders simultaneously

Regularly inquired about member or guest satisfaction, anticipated additional needs and fulfilled further requests

Oversaw kitchen employee operations to ensure production levels and service standards were maintained

Checked in deliveries and signed off on products received.



03/1993 to 09/1993
Line Cook Giant Eagle Butler, PA,

Executed various kitchen stations and assisted with, meat,

fresh seafood, saute , fry and pantry/prep

  • Developed popular daily specials with personally sourced ingredients for broiler and saute /fresh seafood stations.
  • Cleaned, cut, and cooked meat, fish, or poultry and so on
  • Collaborated with other personnel to plan and develop recipes and menus
  • Effectively communicated with kitchen staff regarding customer allergies, dietary needs and other special requests.
  • Accurately recorded orders and partnered with team members to serve food and beverages that exceeded guests’ expectations.
  • Inquired about guest satisfaction, anticipated additional needs and happily fulfilled requests.
  • Checked in deliveries and signed off on products received.
  • Was able to Create Personal Recipes , Daily ,for Each section of the Menu
09/1990 to 02/1993
Line Cook Giant Eagle Gibsonia, PA,

Executed various kitchen stations and assisted with, meat, fresh seafood, saute , fry and pantry/prep

Developed popular daily specials with personally sourced ingredients for broiler and saute stations.

  • Prepped and Prepared all items on Menu
  • Prepared Homemade Soups and Homemade Desserts

Cooked the exact number of items ordered by each customer, working on several different orders simultaneously

Effectively communicated with kitchen staff regarding customer allergies, dietary needs and other special requests.


Performed opening and closing duties

Compiled and maintained records of food use ,and did ordering

Checked in deliveries and signed off on products received.



04/1990 to 09/1991
Head Cook Families First Of Minnesota Rochester, MN,

Seasonal Seafood Restaurant


Performed All Duties , Cooking, preparing ,baking , take-out

  • Weighing Fresh Lobsters and Fresh Clams ,then cooking them

Checked the quantity and quality of received products

Executed various kitchen stations and assisted Broil/Steam , Fry , Grill,

prepping

Greeted guests and sat them at tables or in waiting areas

Greeted customers in the restaurant or take-out window, took and rang up orders, handled payment and thanked customers

Inspected dining and serving areas to ensure cleanliness and proper setup

Wrote patrons' food orders on order slips, memorized orders, and gave orders to kitchen staff

Instructed cooks and other workers in the preparation, cooking, garnishing, and presentation of food

Checked in deliveries and signed off on products received.




Education
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Trainer/Coach training new or current employees

Trained in Ordering Product

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