Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Committed Prep Cook with 5 years of experience creating batches of ingredients for speedy assembly of menu items. Talented at preparing quantities of ingredients necessary for estimated number of customers. Independent team member makes decisions without supervision and works well with coworkers.

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.

To seek and maintain a full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills.

Reliable employee seeking Nutrition Associates position. Offering excellent communication and good judgment.

  • Food Preparation
  • Food Preparation and Safety
  • Food Spoilage Prevention
  • Stocking and Replenishing
  • Food Processing
  • Cleaning and Organization
  • Ingredient Preparation
  • Effective Prioritization
  • Excellent Communication
  • Quick-Learning
  • Menu memorization
  • Food inspection
  • Efficient Multitasking
  • Recipes and menu planning
  • Order delivery practices
  • Adherence to recipes
  • Operations support
  • Time management
  • Performance improvement
  • Ambitious
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Kitchen organization
  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Microsoft Office
Work History
03/2017 to Current
Prep Cook Black Butte Ranch Sisters, OR,
  • 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.
  • Operated dishwasher and manually washed dishes to clean all chinaware, silverware and cooking utensils.
  • Washed, peeled and cut fruits and vegetables in advance to save time on food preparation.
  • Collaborated with servers to collect information about specific customer desires and dietary needs.
  • Maintained clean, hygienic kitchen workspace by sweeping, mopping and taking out trash.
  • Preserved freshness of food by storing food in designated containers and storage areas within freezer or refrigerator.
  • Trained and assisted new kitchen staff members.
  • Received shipments and placed items on proper shelves to restock and organize restaurant pantry.
  • Restocked inventory and ingredient items to maintain optimal kitchen efficiency.
  • Managed opening and closing shift kitchen tasks.
  • Prepared average of 17 menu items per shift.
  • Measured, weighed and mixed appropriate ingredients according to recipe directions.
  • Maintained food safety and sanitation standards.
  • Reduced food costs 15% by using seasonal ingredients, setting standards for portion size and minimizing waste.
09/2007 to Current
Hairstylist/ Entrepreneur Wesleylife Des Moines, IA,
  • Scheduled customer appointments and rearranged individual time slots to meet demand.
  • Suggested treatments and styles to suit customer appearance and fashion choices.
  • Completed wet styling, thermal styling, permanent waving and hair relaxing services.
  • Devised processes to boost long-term business success and increase profit levels.
  • Sourced initial funding to get business up and running while planning initial structure and making strategic first hires.
  • Set, enforced and optimized internal policies to maintain responsiveness to demands.
  • Established and administered annual budget with controls to prevent overages, minimize burn rate and support sustainability objectives.
  • Assessed supplier quality to maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational performance.
  • Set company culture, facilitated communication and built cohesion between team members.
  • Mapped income generating strategies to grow revenue.
  • Set organizational mission, business vision and employee expectations for hair company.
  • Determined business plan, mission statement and vision.
  • Determined areas in need of improvement and devised targeted corrective actions for each concern to maintain optimal business operations.
  • Identified and qualified customer needs and negotiated and closed profitable projects with high success rate.
  • Promoted positive customer experience through day-to-day supervision and management of hair facility.
  • Monitored daily cash discrepancies, inventory shrinkage and drive-off.
  • Studied latest trends to add new merchandise to product lineup, improving sales revenues $2000.
  • Negotiated price and service with customers and vendors to decrease expenses and increase profit.
  • Maintained cleanliness and organization of hair workspace, working closely with employees to systemize tasks.
  • Created and updated company digital presence to enhance hair and lash marketing through professional website and optimized social media profiles.
02/2014 to 04/2017
Housekeeping Supervisor Metropolitan Resort City, STATE,
  • Assigned housekeeping staff to specific shifts and room blocks based on abilities and daily requirements.
  • Trained and mentored all new personnel to maximize quality of service and performance.
  • Completed schedules, shift reports and other business documentation.
  • Worked with front desk to respond promptly to all guest requests.
  • Reduced financial discrepancies through accurate management of payroll and bookkeeping processes.
  • Evaluated employee performance and developed improvement plans.
  • Implemented new cleaning processes and team strategies to reduce necessary man-hours by 35 hours per week.
  • Adhered to safety protocols by enforcing proper equipment usage.
  • Introduced new operational programs like incentives to increase company loyalty and reduce employee turnover.
  • Surpassed sales goals by improving service delivery.
  • Increased employee performance through effective supervision and training.
  • Communicated repair needs to maintenance staff.
  • Created and implemented training programs to enhance employee performance.
  • Improved process efficiency through effective inventory control in alignment with client standards.
  • Drove improvements to workflow and room turnover with hands-on, proactive management style.
  • Directed team of 20 personnel in busy hotel with 23 rooms.
  • Kept building entryway glass clean and polished for professional presentation.
  • Disposed of trash and recyclables each day to avoid waste buildup.
  • Completed laundry services with special attention to care instructions for hand-washing and dry cleaning.
  • Restocked room supplies such as facial tissues for personal touch with every job.
Expected in 04/2007
High School Diploma :
Mt. Dora High School - Mount Dora, FL
Expected in 12/2020
Class D & G Certification :
Rieg's Security & Training - 5516 S. Orange Blossom Trail Orlando Fl. 32839,

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