master grill operator resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Energetic Fast Food Crew Member aiming to bring a commitment to service and a team-oriented attitude to a new opportunity. Eager to apply foodservice knowledge and a skill for food preparation rooted in quality and efficiency.

  • Ingredients preparation
  • Cleaning and sanitization
  • Inventory restocking
  • Plating dishes
  • Hot and cold food preparation
  • Stocking ingredients
  • Administrative support
  • Equipment Operation
  • MS Office
  • Team building
Master Grill Operator, 12/2014 to 03/2020
KrogerNorth Little Rock, AR,
  • Prepared over [Number] menu items during each shift.
  • Maintained cleanliness and organization of all line workstations.
  • Reviewed quality standards and ensured continuous application throughout the kitchen environment.
  • Cleaned grills and other kitchen tools and areas.
  • Cooked all food to order ensuring adherence to company quality standards.
  • Grilled various cuts of meat and seafood items to meet customer specifications and food handling standards.
  • Distributed prepared food to servers in efficient manner.
  • Planned and prepared schedules for food preparation.
  • Supported other kitchen team members when needed.
  • Garnished and arranged plated meals.
  • Sanitized workstation before and after shift to prevent illness and food contamination.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Safely operated ovens, grills and other kitchen equipment to minimize accidents.
  • Collaborated with kitchen team to resolve [Type] issues quickly and effectively.
  • Created nutritious, safe, visually appealing, innovative and properly prepared and flavored food.
  • Trained [Job title]s in such tasks as chopping vegetables, sauteing meats and grilling fish.
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Delivered soiled dishes and pots and pans to washing areas and assisted in cleaning and drying all items.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of food products resulting in consistently high scores on health inspections.
  • Weighed, measured and mixed ingredients to follow recipes and create dishes.
  • Conducted daily inspections and maintained food sanitation and kitchen equipment safety reports.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced ingredients for stir-fries, salads and appetizers.
  • Communicated with wait staff regarding special requests, including food allergies and preparation techniques.
  • Set up work stations prior to restaurant opening to improve speed during busy periods.
  • Maximized efficiency of kitchen operation by overseeing daily product inventory, purchasing and receiving.
  • Assisted in preparation of menu items such as steaks, burgers and sandwiches.
  • Prepared and plated up to [Number] dishes per day in busy, [Type] restaurant.
  • Developed new recipes based on knowledge of consumer tastes, ideal nutritional needs and budgetary considerations.
  • Marinated food items according to corporate-provided instructions and recipes.
  • Monitored kitchen productivity and assessed overall efficiency.
Shipping Receiver, 05/2007 to 11/2014
Pitney BowesPine Brook, NJ,
  • Directed materials routing by preparing accurate shipping orders and bills of lading.
  • Optimized shipping and receiving strategies with cost-effective methods, carriers and routes.
  • Updated [Software] system with data such as weights, charges and discrepancies.
  • Rejected deliveries containing damaged items or shortages and corresponded with shipper to rectify issues.
  • Received deliveries and processed all incoming shipments by scanning packages and updating orders in [Software] system.
  • Operated forklifts and other transportation vehicles to move merchandise to and from target destinations.
  • Unpacked and examined incoming shipments to confirm consistency with records and routed materials to appropriate department.
  • Rectified problems such as damages and shortages by collaborating directly with vendor representatives.
  • Organized storage areas to maximize efficiency of materials movements and minimize labor required.
  • Promoted inventory accuracy and proper records management by comparing shipment contents with paperwork.
  • Documented damaged, inaccurate or missing products and reported to management.
  • Tracked and documented incoming deliveries and current stock via computerized warehouse management systems.
  • Developed positive professional relationships with shipping personnel to facilitate optimum service and enhance company's image.
  • Administered inbound shipping schedule to avoid congested receiving area and optimize receiving efficiency and delivery speed to customers.
  • Wrote [Number] receiving process work instructions that management approved and implemented throughout warehouse.
  • Researched lost or missing shipments and initiated tracing process to locate shipments and meet customer needs.
  • Opened and inspected packages received and routed to merchandise stocking or requisitioning department.
  • Unloaded and received incoming shipments, inspected packages for damage and routed packages to next destination according to documentation.
  • Reviewed and monitored vendor shipping services and processes to avoid surprises in how and when warehouse received deliveries.
  • Coordinated multiple receiving and warehousing operations simultaneously without sacrificing quality and supported outgoing shipping in response to observed needs.
  • Performed basic maintenance on warehouse machines and arranged for repair or replacement when needed.
  • Operated forklift, pallet jack and hand truck to move materials within warehouse and to and from shipping vehicle.
Mail Sorter, 06/1997 to 09/2007
Tabs DirectCity, STATE,
  • Loaded letters into automated processing equipment and maintained continuous flow when feeding letters to be sorted.
  • Obtained signatures from recipients to release registered and special delivery parcels.
  • Drove retail sales by promoting and selling stamps, envelopes and money orders.
  • Recommended and sold services such as insurance and tracking.
  • Weighed parcels, calculating costs based on type, total weight, and final destination.
  • Delivered mail to residents and business within assigned area.
  • Assisted customers in receiving oversized parcels by carrying items inside.
  • Placed mail into appropriate PO boxes.
  • Operated mail processing equipment and manually sorted mail.
  • Sorted mail and operated sit-forklift to ensure trailers were loaded in timely fashion.
  • Improved customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Performed site evaluations, customer surveys and team audits.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Improved profit margins by streamlining operations and workflow and negotiating competitive vendor contracts.
Education and Training
GED: , Expected in to Dulles High School - Sugar Land, TX
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1999 to Dulles High School - Sugar Land, TX

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School Attended

  • Dulles High School
  • Dulles High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Master Grill Operator
  • Shipping Receiver
  • Mail Sorter


  • GED
  • High School Diploma

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