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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Hardworking Line Cook coordinating high-volume orders with accuracy and precision. Educated in preparing specialty foods and safely operating baking and cooking equipment. Resourceful Line Cook offers 9 years of experience working stations at restaurants. Skilled in following recipes and food presentation specifications and assisting at serving lines. Equipped with in-depth kitchen equipment operations expertise. Dedicated Restaurant Cook with fine-tuned skills in grilling and sautéing. Valued employee known for staying calm in high-pressure environments. Highly experienced in working in bar and high-volume restaurants. Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth.

Skills
  • Time Management
  • Reliable and Trustworthy
  • Professional Attitude
  • Problem-Solving
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Attention to Detail
  • Task Prioritization
  • Team Leadership
  • Safe Food Handling
  • Food Preparation
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Food Preparing, Plating and Presentation
  • Team Coordination
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Food Safety Standards
  • Kitchen Sanitization
  • Menu Item Memorization
  • Back of House Operations
  • Prioritization and Organization
  • Quality Control
  • Inventory Management
  • Kitchen Organization
  • Food Allergen Safety
  • Kitchen Station Setup
  • Ingredient Preparation
  • Ingredient Stocking
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Kitchen Operations
  • Cutting and Slicing Techniques
  • Ingredient Weighing and Measuring
  • Cooking Method Accuracy
  • Sanitation Standards Compliance
  • Equipment Cleaning and Maintenance
  • Server Communication
  • Special Event Cooking
  • Entree Preparation
  • Prepared Foods Plating
  • Special Requests
  • Portion Control
  • Sauces Mixing
  • Kitchen Equipment Management
  • Portion Management
  • Hot Service
  • Food Storage
  • Recipe Adherence
  • Foodservice Sanitation
  • Recipe Creation
  • Sauce Preparation
  • Kitchen Equipment Operation
Experience
Line Cook, 08/2015 to Current
Holiday Inn Club VacationsPantego, TX,
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct food temperature for high scores on health inspections.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Restocked food items throughout shift to prepare necessary ingredients for cooking and timely service.
  • Maintained hygienic kitchen with regular mopping, disinfecting workspace and washing utensils and glassware.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for soups, sauces and salads.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Retained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Assisted in preparation of menu items ranging from burgers to sandwiches.
  • Washed and peeled ingredients to prepare for different meals and recipes.
  • Prepped garnishes to reduce wait times during lunch and dinner rush.
  • Conducted daily inspections and maintained food sanitation and kitchen equipment safety reports.
  • Set up workstations with needed ingredients, utensils and cooking equipment.
  • Adhered to portion controls and presentation specifications.
  • Cleaned cooking and refrigeration equipment to sanitize and prevent food-borne illness.
  • Cooked multiple orders simultaneously during busy periods.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
Bartender, 05/2012 to 10/2015
Ryman Hospitality Properties IncTishomingo, OK,
  • Operated cash register and Point of Sale (POS) system for transactions and made proper change for cash transactions.
  • Upsold customers from shelf to premium brands to help boost sales.
  • Recommended food and drinks to patrons based on preference, pairings and special promotions.
  • Balanced daily registers and generated sales reports for management.
  • Kept track of bar tabs and transferred open tabs to dining area for wait staff.
  • Stayed up-to-date on latest mixology trends, bar equipment and sanitation standards.
  • Trained new bartenders on drink preparation and upselling techniques.
  • Mixed and served both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks for patrons by following standard recipes and procedures.
  • Followed alcohol awareness procedures for preventing intoxication and dealing with intoxicated guests.
  • Followed alcohol awareness procedures for preventing intoxication and handling intoxicated guests.
  • Prepared cocktails from bar recipes and served wine, draft and bottled beer.
  • Checked identification of guests to verify age requirements for alcohol purchase.
  • Poured wine, beer and cocktails for patrons.
  • Collected and organized daily till totals and tips.
  • Introduced bar staff to precision pouring and waste reduction tactics to lower liquor costs.
Cook, 11/2011 to 09/2012
Ohio HealthDublin, OH,
  • Retained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Carried pans and trays of food to and from work stations, stove and refrigerator.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Interacted with waitstaff regarding special orders for customers with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Trained, managed and guided kitchen staff to improve overall performance, service quality and productivity.
  • Followed established procedures and requirements for safe food handling, storage and service.
  • Operated grills, fryers and broilers to cook items to quality guidelines.
  • Wrapped, dated and labeled food items in storage for safety and freshness.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Coordinated orders to expedite food from kitchen according to cook time and delivery time.
Cook/Bartender, 06/2009 to 09/2012
Drury HotelsGrove City, OH,
  • Operated cash register and Point of Sale (POS) system for transactions and made proper change for cash transactions.
  • Managed bar area, cocktail design and menu and handled inventory, regulation compliance and customer relationships.
  • Upsold customers from shelf to premium brands to help boost sales.
  • Recommended food and drinks to patrons based on preference, pairings and special promotions.
  • Displayed and retained extensive knowledge of liquors, wines and entrees.
  • Mixed and served both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks for patrons by following standard recipes and procedures.
  • Checked identification of guests to verify age requirements for alcohol purchase.
  • Introduced bar staff to precision pouring and waste reduction tactics to lower liquor costs.
  • Collected and organized daily till totals and tips.
  • Poured wine, beer and cocktails for patrons.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2002 to Milnor Public School - Milnor, ND,
GPA:
: Mass Communication, Expected in to North Dakota State University - Fargo, ND
GPA:
: General Studies, Expected in to North Dakota State College of Science - Wahpeton, ND
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Milnor Public School
  • North Dakota State University
  • North Dakota State College of Science

Job Titles Held:

  • Line Cook
  • Bartender
  • Cook
  • Cook/Bartender

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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