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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Talented Cook with excellent experience in fast-paced kitchen environments. Clear communicator with team-oriented focus and advanced skills to effectively work with cashiers and kitchen staff to review and prepare orders. Qualified and hardworking with up-to-date food handling permit. Hardworking and enthusiastic Supervisor trained in every facet of successful work. Stays on top of current and expected demands, quickly realigning tasks to handle needs. Dedicated to first-rate communication and team success. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

Skills
  • Kitchen Staff Supervision
  • Safe Food Handling
  • Staff Management
  • Cleaning and SanitizingFood Preparing, Plating and Presentation
  • Special Event Cooking
  • Operational Oversight
  • Kitchen Equipment Operation And Maintenance
  • Food Preparation And Safety
Work History
Line Cook, 11/2020 - Current
Audubon Nature Institute Inc New Orleans, LA,
  • Prepared multiple orders simultaneously during peak periods with high accuracy rate, maximizing customer satisfaction and repeat business.
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity.
  • Created identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Changed and sanitized cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Prepared food items such as meats, poultry and fish for frying purposes.
  • Wrapped up and stored unused food in appropriate containers and placed in refrigerator to avoid spoilage.
  • Followed restaurant stock management schedule to monitor product freshness and rotate out old products.
  • Checked each food item for freshness and provided feedback to kitchen supervisor for removal.
Kitchen Supervisor, 12/2019 - Current
Compass Group Usa Inc Greenbrae, CA,
  • Monitored food preparation, production and plating for quality control.
  • Directed activities of team of skilled kitchen workers preparing and serving meals.
  • Oversaw grill, stove and oven and cleaned equipment after every shift.
  • Controlled food costs and managed inventory.
  • Created and deployed successful strategies to boost restaurant performance, streamline food prep processes and reduce waste.
  • Prepared meals from scratch using authentic, popular recipes to generate repeat business.
  • Identified team weak points and implemented corrective actions to resolve concerns.
  • Disciplined and motivated staff to achieve challenging objectives in fast-paced culinary environments.
  • Applied knowledge of previous supply needs and forecasted business levels to estimate required supplies.
  • Spearheaded regular maintenance and repair operations to keep building and equipment in peak condition.
  • Continuously evaluated business operations to effectively align workflows for optimal area coverage and customer satisfaction.
  • Created new recipes, outlined steps and training staff on correct preparation.
  • Set and oversaw weekly and special event menu plans.
  • Developed recipes and menus by applying understanding of market demand and culinary trends,
  • Cut spending through effective inventory management and supply sourcing.
  • Accurately completed end-of-day financial tasks worth over $8000.00 of cash and card transactions daily.
Prep Cook, 12/2018 - 12/2019
Dacha Navy Yard Washington, DC,
  • Maintained clean, hygienic kitchen workspace by sweeping, mopping and taking out trash.
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity.
  • Washed, peeled and cut fruits and vegetables in advance to save time on food preparation.
  • Preserved freshness of food by storing food in designated containers and storage areas within freezer or refrigerator.
  • Trained and assisted new kitchen staff members.
  • Created identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Maintained food safety and sanitation standards.
  • Measured, weighed and mixed appropriate ingredients according to recipe directions.
  • Restocked inventory and ingredient items to maintain optimal kitchen efficiency.
  • Managed opening and closing shift kitchen tasks.
Restaurant Manager, 12/2015 - 01/2017
Grimaldi's San Antonio, TX,
  • Promoted positive atmosphere and went above and beyond to guarantee each customer received exceptional food and service.
  • Carefully interviewed, selected, trained and supervised staff.
  • Met, greeted and encouraged feedback from customers and used feedback to implement positive changes within restaurant.
  • Reconciled cash and credit card transactions to maintain accurate records.
  • Led and directed team members on effective methods, operations and procedures.
  • Correctly calculated inventory and ordered appropriate supplies.
  • Conducted health, safety and sanitation process evaluations to identify and remedy any violations immediately.
  • Developed, implemented and managed business plans to promote profitable food and beverage sales.
  • Quickly identified problem situations and skillfully resolved incidents to satisfaction of involved parties.
  • Purchased adequate quantities of food, beverages, equipment and supplies.
  • Oversaw front of house personnel to maintain adequate staffing and minimize overtime.
  • Maintained safe working and guest environment to reduce risk of injury and accidents.
  • Created and deployed successful strategies to boost restaurant performance, streamline food prep processes and reduce waste.
  • Achieved highest employee retention rate in region.
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2004
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Marrero Christian Academy - Marreo , Louisiana,
GPA:
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Marrero Christian Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • Line Cook
  • Kitchen Supervisor
  • Prep Cook
  • Restaurant Manager

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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