Main Grill Cook resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
  • Enthusiastic individual with superior skills in working in both team-based and independent capacities. Bringing strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills to any setting. Excited to begin new challenge with successful team.
  • Hardworking Main Grill Cook with reputation of maintaining seamless kitchen operations in high-stress environments. Skilled at managing workflow to consistently deliver orders in timely manner. Dedicated to high-quality and impeccable presentation.
  • Stocking ingredients
  • Ingredients preparation
  • Cleaning and sanitization
  • Plating dishes
  • Inventory restocking
  • Hot and cold food preparation
  • Project Organization
  • Product Pick
  • Supervision
  • Organization
  • Budgets
  • Team Building
  • Stock Rotation
  • Problem Resolution
  • Tool management
  • First Aid/CPR
04/2019 to Current Main Grill Cook Marcus Corporation | Saint Louis, MO,
  • ZPrepared meats to appropriate internal temperature to ensure safety.
  • Restocked grill station with condiments and ingredients.
  • Chopped, cut, sliced and diced ingredients in preparation for shift.
  • Prepared breakfast, lunch and dinner orders quickly to maintain consistent customer flow.
  • Executed proper knife handling skills to prevent injuries.
  • Followed food safety and sanitation procedures.
  • Maintained clean and orderly kitchen by implementing routine maintenance .
  • Operated and cleaned flat top grill, char grill, hood vent and fryers.
  • Delivered dishes, including plates, pot, pans, etc neatly, accurately and quickly.
  • Weighed, measured and mixed ingredients to follow recipes and create dishes.
  • Prepared and plated up to 500-800 approximately dishes per day in busy, intense restaurant.
  • Set up work stations prior to restaurant opening to improve speed during busy periods.
  • Marinated food items according to corporate-provided instructions and recipes.
  • Trained dishwashers, other new cooks in such tasks as chopping vegetables, sauteing meats and grilling fish.
  • Conducted daily inspections and maintained food sanitation and kitchen equipment safety reports.
  • Garnished and arranged plated meals.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Sanitized workstation before and after shift to prevent illness and food contamination.
  • Safely operated ovens, grills and other kitchen equipment to minimize accidents.
  • Collaborated with kitchen team to resolve any and every issues quickly and effectively.
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
05/2018 to 12/2018 Fry Cook Marriott International | Lincolnshire, IL,
  • Placed frequently used food such as meats and poultry in proper storage containers and placed perishable items in refrigerator.
  • Cleaned fryers and grills through and to maintain pristine condition.
  • Prepared more than approximately 200 dishes per day in fast-paced uncomfortable and intense environment while maintaining high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Created approximately 100 orders simultaneously during busy periods with high accuracy, maintaining customer satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Regularly restocked all kitchen supplies and food items to properly prepare for food service.
  • Monitored freshness and condition of prepared foods by checking expiration dates and heat lamp temperatures.
  • Labeled, dated and filled pans with chopped vegetables and prepared foods prior to shift.
  • Prepared approximately 100 meals per shift using company recipes and techniques.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Checked temperatures for food items during cooking, holding and serving.
  • Operated all kitchen equipment safely to avoid injuries.
  • Handled waste management duties by properly and safely disposing of all trash at end of shift.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Adhered to food safety and HACCP regulations to prevent contamination of food.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Wiped down counters with sanitizing spray to avoid contamination and foodborne illnesses.
  • Restocked and rotated food products using first-in, first-out method.
10/2017 to 05/2018 Utility Dishwasher Guest Services, Inc. | Ashford, WA,
  • Used efficient and sanitary cleaning products to remove tough, burnt-on food from pots and pans.
  • Scraped and pre-rinsed food from dirty dishes and placed items in dishwashing machine.
  • Removed built-up waste and potential contaminants from waste receptacles, machinery and cooking equipment through scrubbing and rinsing with limited tools
  • Assisted line cooks with preparation and serving upon dishwashing completion and during peak meal times.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized kitchen areas to promote efficiency.
  • Completed all assigned prep work ranging from dishwashing to grilling simple thing like chi.
  • Washed pots, pans and trays by hand and using industrial washing machine.
  • Studied methods used by previous employees, successfully learning such skills as quickly and efficiently within cleaning appliances.
  • Sanitized counters and wiped down surfaces following food preparation to prevent cross-contamination from raw meats.
  • Unboxed, stored and organized incoming kitchen supplies with every delivery.
  • Cleaned, sanitized and organized food speed racks, bins and dry storage racks to keep food storage areas neat and prevent food-borne illness.
  • Sprayed all racked items with hot water to loosen and remove food residue.
  • Backed up prep and struggling team members during heavy work periods to maximize team coverage.
  • Cleaned dishes with detergent, rinsing and sanitizing chemicals in 3-compartment sink.
  • Cleaned garbage cans and trash receptacles by using proper chemicals and tools to shine.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2017 High School Diploma | Washington High School, Charles Town, WV GPA:

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School Attended

  • Washington High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Main Grill Cook
  • Fry Cook
  • Utility Dishwasher


  • High School Diploma

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