line cook resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , San Francisco, CA 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Energetic [Job Title] with [Number] years of experience preparing appetizing menu items at [Type] restaurant. Multi-talented at cooking wide variety of items using [Technique] and [Technique]. Service-oriented and skilled at fulfilling special requests.

Flexible [Job Title] willing to work weekends, holidays and evenings. Comfortable working in fast-paced environments in team setting. Bringing [Number]-year background in maintaining kitchen sanitation, preparing basic components of dishes and working with team of [Number] cooks.

Tireless [Job Title] proficient in [Area of expertise] and [Area of expertise]. Capable of preparing food, mixing ingredients and maintaining clean food prep areas. In-depth knowledge of various cooking equipment, including [Equipment] and [Equipment]. Outstanding customer service and communication skills.

Punctual Fry Cook holding [Number] years of experience working in the food industry and ensuring customer loyalty by quickly satisfying customer and management needs. Superb multitasking skills with the ability to work on multiple orders simultaneously.

Dependable Fry Cook possessing [Number] years of hands-on experience working in [Type] food establishments. Consistently accurate and thorough at measuring ingredients, cleaning and stocking workstations, following portion control standards and checking prepared dishes against quality and quantity requirements.

Detailed [Job Title] with [Number] years of experience crafting fresh Italian-themed meals. Attentive when reviewing order information and working closely with teammates to consistently make orders with precision. Guided new employees to teach food-making procedures, restaurant policies and [Task].

Seasoned [Job title] with [Number] years in filling customers’ orders through teamwork. Skilled at frying, grilling and constructing over [Number] menu items and seasonal offerings with focus on reducing ingredients used. Easygoing and consistently helpful to customers and coworkers.

Dependable food service professional with [Number] years of experience collecting payments, taking orders and preparing food. Outgoing teammate willing to assist employees with [Task] and [Task]. Known for arriving early to take over from earlier shift workers before shift begins.

Detail-oriented Prep Cook adept in managing high-volume environments with grace and efficiency. Well-versed in [Skill] and [Skill] with exceptional work ethic.

Forward-thinking professional offering more than [Number] years of experience working in fast-paced kitchens. Skilled at staying focused and efficient in high-stress situations and maintaining calmness in busy times. Excellent and proven [Type] skills.

Dynamic food service professional driven toward continuous improvement and committed to going above and beyond to complete tasks and assist other team members. Well-versed in standard food prep techniques, as well as safe food-handling standards.

  • Kitchen sanitation
  • Portioning
  • Food rotation
  • Supply management
  • Ingredients measuring
  • Food preparation
  • Food presentation talent
  • Food spoilage prevention
  • Deep frying
  • Efficient multitasking
  • Excellent communication
  • Kitchen equipment sanitation
  • Food inspection
  • Grill management
  • Cooking
  • Ingredient preparation
  • Kitchen organization
  • Food processing
  • Teamwork
Work History
Line Cook, 04/2019 - 12/2019
Aimbridge Hospitality Tacoma, WA,
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines
  • Upheld optimal staff and customer protections by monitoring food handling, cleaning and sanitation protocols
  • Prepared items like bacon ahead of time to promote efficiency in dish garnishing
  • Received food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete entire order together and serve hot
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity
  • Checked each food item for freshness and provided feedback to kitchen supervisor for removal
  • Cleaned counters, food preparation areas and equipment with sanitizing spray to reduce risk of cross-contamination
  • Distributed food to team members with efficiency in high-volume environment
  • Collaborated with [Job title]s to collect information about specific customer desires and dietary needs
  • Prepared food items such as meats, poultry and fish for frying purposes
  • Followed restaurant stock management schedule to monitor product freshness and rotate out old products
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations when opening and closing kitchen
  • Grilled meats and seafood to customer specifications
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination
  • Transitioned between breakfast and dinner service by [Action] and [Action]
  • Wrapped up and stored unused food in appropriate containers and placed in refrigerator to avoid spoilage
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
Dishwasher, 03/2017 - 04/2019
Boy Scouts Of America - Orange County Council Orange, CA,
  • Used [Type] sprayer to loosen food residue and enhance cleaning
  • Loaded more than [Number] glasses, silverware and dishes into dishwasher each shift, running average of [Number] loads per day
  • Maintained clean and contaminant-free cooking equipment and receptacles through [Technique] and [Technique]
  • Worked with chemicals such as detergent, rinse agents and sanitizers to protect customer health
  • Maintained proper temperatures, behaviors and controls to meet or exceed health department standards
  • Troubleshot equipment malfunctions and completed minor repairs to keep equipment functioning
  • Increased machine efficiency by scraping and pre-washing dishes
  • Completed extra cleaning work on garbage cans, racks, dry storage areas and other fixtures to keep kitchen spotless
  • Scraped, washed and efficiently restacked dishware, utensils and glassware to keep kitchen ready for customer demands
  • Efficiently loaded and unloaded dishwashers, cleaning by hand large pots or [Type] items used often by kitchen staff
  • Disinfected counters and wiped down food prep surfaces to prevent illness and cross-contamination from raw meats
  • Cleared, washed and stacked all plates, dining utensils and trays quickly and without breaking
  • Communicated with team members to keep operations running smoothly by helping with [Task] and [Task]
  • Performed routine maintenance on [Type] and [Type] equipment by request of managers
  • Effectively scrubbed and scoured pots and pans using [Type] and [Type] products to remove burnt-on food
  • Kept all dishes, utensils and glassware clean and rotated following safety standards by [Action]
  • Gently moved glassware, crystal and other delicate items to prevent breakage
  • Kept work area clean, dry and free of debris to prevent incidents and accidents
  • Cultivated strong customer relationships to generate repeat and referred patronage by offering spotless dishes and [Result]
  • Efficiently and quickly cleaned various dishes, silverware and [Type] to provide smooth service and reduce wait times
Stock Associate, 03/2012 - 02/2017
Macy's Brea, CA,
  • Readied items for sales floor stocking by affixing tags and preparing pallets
  • Maintained current knowledge of shelf planograms and end cap plans to effectively merchandise products
  • Blocked and faced products on displays and shelves in accordance with company policy
  • Supported promotional plans by updating signage with price changes
  • Accepted delivered packages, verified products and checked delivery totals to keep system records current and accurate
  • Stayed current on available products, store promotions and customer service policies to better assist with any need
  • Managed inventory storage in clean and organized fashion
  • Monitored deliveries by checking merchandise against invoice paperwork and notifying supervisor of discrepancies
  • Designed and constructed advertising signs to attract customers and promote sales
  • Removed all debris and packaging from boxes and separated for recycling or disposal
  • Checked aisles and [Type] areas for spills or [Type] issue and notified [Job title] for quick clean-up
  • Managed timely and effective replacement of damaged or missing products
  • Used [Software] to record received, counted and stored stock items
  • Performed light housekeeping and cleaning by discarding trash and cardboard and sweeping and mopping floors
  • Maintained effective team member communication
  • Checked and pulled defective or expired products from shelves
  • Greeted customers and directed to requested products
  • Inspected floor displays, noted missing items and immediately replenished merchandise
  • Regularly used industry-standard inventory software such as [Software]
  • Applied proper safety procedures in warehouse, stockroom and store and immediately informed management of safety concerns
  • Checked for outdated and overripe grocery items and removed from inventory
  • Stocked merchandise each [Timeframe], clearly labeling items, arranging according to size or color, and preparing attractive displays
  • Maintained fitness in order to move merchandise efficiently and safely
  • Hauled [Type] and [Type] items from stock, using [Type] equipment and placed on correct store shelves
  • Organized warehouse and stockroom areas using forklift and pallet jacks
  • Conducted periodic inventory inspections and reported out-of-stock items
  • Scanned shelves and product cases to locate expired, outdated and spoiled items
  • Performed daily inventory checks of merchandise on hand through [Action] and [Action]
  • Used dollies and pallet jacks to unload and organize merchandise from delivery trucks
Diploma: Basic, Expected in 05/1992
John Marshall High School - Oklahoma City, OK
Status -
Certificate: Semi Tractor Trailer, Expected in 11/2004
Truck Driver Institute - Tupelo, MS
Status -

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School Attended

  • John Marshall High School
  • Truck Driver Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Line Cook
  • Dishwasher
  • Stock Associate


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  • Certificate

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