line cook resume example with 5+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Currently seeking long term employment with an organization which allows for career development. Interested in positions with opportunities for growth within the company.

  • Troubleshooting and analysis
  • Testing and analysis
  • Service ticket accuracy
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Data gathering and analysis
  • Valid CA driver license
  • Friendly and hardworking
  • Food service sanitation
  • Cutting and slicing techniques
  • Equipment cleaning and maintenance
  • Food storage
  • Ingredient inspection
  • Food presentation
  • Sauce preparation
  • Team-oriented
  • Results-oriented
  • Recipe preparation
  • Punctual and honest
  • Active listener
  • Highly motivated
  • Food preparation
  • Contamination control
  • Cleaning and organization
  • Multitasking
  • Dish preparation
  • Exceptional Customer Service Skills
  • Maintain a Clean Driving Records, as a requirement of employment
  • Able to multitask and thrive in a fast-paced work environment
  • Able to work independently and manage time to ensure the timely completion of tasks
  • Able to collaborate and work well within a group
Education and Training
Moreno Valley Community Adult School Moreno Valley, CA, Expected in 12/2018 GED : - GPA :
Olivetta - Line Cook
West Hollywood, CA, 03/2019 - Current
  • Delivered soiled dishes and pots and pans to washing areas and assisted in cleaning and drying all items.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Maximized efficiency of kitchen operation by overseeing daily product inventory, purchasing and receiving.
  • Created nutritious, safe, visually appealing, innovative and properly prepared and flavored food.
  • Precooked garnishes such as bacon pieces for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Marinated food items according to corporate-provided instructions and recipes.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Conducted daily inspections and maintained food sanitation and kitchen equipment safety reports.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of food products resulting in consistently high scores on health inspections.
  • Interacted professionally and effectively with wait staff regarding special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times at lunch and dinner rush.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues or customer requests, including allergen concerns.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Washed and peeled ingredients to prepare for use in different meals and recipes.
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Assisted in preparation of menu items such as steaks, burgers and sandwiches.
  • Restocked all food items throughout shift to guarantee cooks had all necessary ingredients needed for service.
  • Recorded and reported status of various ingredient stock levels to notify manager to reorder products.
  • Operated all kitchen equipment safely to avoid injuries.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
Avidex - Customer Service Delivery Team Member
Salt Lake City, UT, 04/2018 - 03/2019
  • Responsible for maintaining a cleanly work space that meets all industry safety standards.
  • We were required to inspect all company vehicles we utilized daily for any apparent service needs and submit all findings to management.
  • All cars were required to be returned clean with no less than half a tank of gas.
  • Greet all customers and conduct ourselves in a professional manner while in the store or out on delivery.
  • Operate computer systems and search for inventory.
  • Safely load vehicles and deliver parts to customers.
  • Delivered high level of service and support to each customer, paving way for future business opportunities.
  • Maintained calm, friendly demeanor with upset customers to de-escalate stressful situations.
Jack In The Box, Inc. - Service Technician
University City, MO, 01/2018 - 12/2018
  • Responsible for oil changes, brake services, changing spark plugs, completing fuel pump services.
  • Conducted tire repairs and test drove vehicles for diagnostic purposes and to ensure all repairs were completed properly.
  • Engaged with customers in a polite and professional manner.
  • Dismantled equipment to access, remove and replace defective parts to maintain operability.
  • Tested components, assemblies and systems to diagnose problems.
  • Gained equipment knowledge and expertise through research and repair experience.
  • Assessed vehicles according to predetermined checklist of fluids, belts, leaks and other system components.
  • Assessed and identified issues and quickly resolved to restore functionality.
  • Calibrated devices to optimize performance and maintain longevity of equipment.
Baker's Drive-Thru - Grill Cook
City, STATE, 06/2015 - 12/2015
  • Responsible for greeting customers and interact in a professional manner.
  • Maintaining a cleanly and safe work environment, per industry standards.
  • Washing and sanitizing all utensils as well as hands, and utilizing food handling precautions, such as wearing gloves.
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks at once.
  • Be able to manage time and ensure that all required tasks are complete before end of day.
  • Ensuring that all stations are stocked with necessary ingredients.
  • Ensuring that all orders are prepared to customers preferences.
  • Cleaned grills and other kitchen tools and areas.
  • Cooked all food to order ensuring adherence to company quality standards.
  • Reviewed quality standards and ensured continuous application throughout the kitchen environment.
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Supported other kitchen team members when needed.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of food products resulting in consistently high scores on health inspections.
  • Sanitized workstation before and after shift to prevent illness and food contamination.
  • Communicated with wait staff regarding special requests, including food allergies and preparation techniques.
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School Attended

  • Moreno Valley Community Adult School

Job Titles Held:

  • Line Cook
  • Customer Service Delivery Team Member
  • Service Technician
  • Grill Cook


  • GED

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