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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
  • resumesample@example.com
Summary

Motivated and hardworking Cook with 7 years of experience cooking delicious items quickly at fast food establishments. Expert at preparing various menu items using various cooking methods. Customer-focused and dedicated to preparing orders exactly as requested.

Skills
  • Cutting and slicing techniques
  • Equipment cleaning and maintenance
  • Foodservice sanitation
  • Ingredient inspection
  • Food storage
  • Sauce preparation
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Food preparation
  • Food presentation
  • Active listener
  • Highly motivated
  • Team-oriented
  • Cleaning procedures
  • Knife skills
  • Vegetable preparation
  • Hot and cold food preparation
  • Plating dishes
  • Ingredient measurement
  • Food plating
Experience
Line Cook, 09/2020 to 11/2020
Hyatt Hotels Corp.Chandigarh, IN,
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct food temperature for high scores on health inspections.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Assisted in preparation of menu items ranging from burgers to sandwiches.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times during lunch and dinner rush.
  • Created nutritious, visually appealing, innovative and properly prepared and flavored food.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Cooked multiple orders simultaneously during busy periods.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Restocked food items throughout shift to prepare necessary ingredients for cooking and timely service.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Washed and peeled ingredients to prepare for different meals and recipes.
Kitchen Manager, 08/2017 to 10/2018
Kneaders Bakery & CafeLittleton, CO,
  • Received, organized and rotated paper goods and food ingredients.
  • Trained employees on cooking techniques, safety standards and performance strategies.
  • Maximized team performance by training new employees on proper food handling, guest expectations and restaurant protocols.
  • Oversaw meal preparation and monitored food handling to encourage safety.
  • Worked with vendors to establish strong relationships and maintain proper inventory supplies.
  • Motivated kitchen staff by establishing goals to increase productivity and quality.
  • Implemented surface and equipment schedules and standards to maintain clean, neat and sanitized kitchen.
  • Assisted restaurant owners with pricing by providing ingredient costs and portioning information.
  • Guided trainees to boost safety and inventory waste management to meet pre-established business thresholds for operation.
  • Collaborated with server trainees to document and resolve potential customer concerns to drive brand satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Maintained high standards of food quality and safety by enforcing clear handling and preparation policies.
  • Trained workers in food preparation, money handling and cleaning roles to facilitate restaurant operations.
  • Led detailed, hands-on preventive maintenance and repairs to equipment.
  • Measured business levels and forecasted trends to better align supplies and employee scheduling for optimum coverage.
  • Contributed to successful shift management by helping with inventory and food ordering as well as team scheduling and work assignments.
Buffet Cook, 02/2016 to 08/2017
Treasure Island CasinoWelch, MN,
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Organized and labeled stock of ingredients to maintain needed inventory levels.
  • Adhered to all regulatory standards regarding safe and sanitary food prep.
  • Prepped vegetables and ingredients by washing, chopping and dicing.
  • Dressed, seasoned and garnished appetizers and salads to prepare for food service.
  • Operated grills and steamers to prepare vegetables, potatoes, rice and meats.
  • Assisted with dining room tasks by removing soiled dishes during meal service and returning to kitchen for washing.
  • Sliced meats to prepare for cooking and assembly of menu items such as Prime rib and seafoods.
  • Prepared meals in accordance with operational policies, food safety guidelines and health code requirements.
  • Monitored food temperatures to maintain food safety.
  • Monitored inventory to maintain proper supply level.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
Line Cook, 03/2011 to 01/2016
Hyatt Hotels Corp.Chesterfield, MO,
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct food temperature for high scores on health inspections.
  • Restocked food items throughout shift to prepare necessary ingredients for cooking and timely service.
  • Maintained hygienic kitchen by regularly mopping, disinfecting workspace and washing all utensils and glassware.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • 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.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times during lunch and dinner rush.
  • 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.
  • Created nutritious, visually appealing, innovative and properly prepared and flavored food.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues, customer requests or substitutions for allergen concerns.
  • Precooked garnishes for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Prepared dishes in fast-paced environment working with teammates to maintain high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Cooked multiple orders simultaneously during busy periods.
  • Developed new recipes based on knowledge of consumer tastes, ideal nutritional needs and budgetary considerations.
  • Mentored and trained staff by teaching cooking skills and kitchen maintenance, improving overall quality and performance.
  • Washed and peeled ingredients to prepare for different meals and recipes.
Education and Training
GED: , Expected in 05/2008
Estero High School - Estero, FL
GPA:

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School Attended
  • Estero High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Line Cook
  • Kitchen Manager
  • Buffet Cook
  • Line Cook
Degrees
  • GED

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