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

Detail-oriented Prep Cook accustomed to performing effectively in high-volume fast food settings. Highly skilled in Shift Manager and Crew Leader with a strong commitment to teamwork. Dedicated with food handling with 12 or more years of experience preparing ingredients for fast dish assembly. Expert at making correct quantities of ingredients for expected number of customers. Work well independently with minimal supervision and with teammates. Proactive professional looking to bring value to a fast food role. Superior ability to manage simultaneous tasks with a skill for delegating when necessary. Dynamic food service professional with expertise in fast food environments. Rooted in teamwork and new skill acquisition. Highly knowledgeable in ingredient preparation including slicing and cutting techniques, illustrated through 10 or more years of related experience.

  • Cutting and slicing techniques
  • Recipe preparation
  • Dish preparation
  • Foodservice sanitation
  • Equipment cleaning and maintenance
  • Multitasking
  • Effective prioritization
  • Cleaning and organization
  • Team-oriented
  • Highly motivated
  • Ingredient inspection
  • Punctual and honest
  • Food preparation
  • Active listener
  • Preparing ingredients
  • Stocking supplies
  • Stocking ingredients
  • Kitchen equipment cleaning
  • Grilling
  • Frying
  • Cleaning and sanitization
11/2019 to 07/2020 Prep Cook Wyndham Worldwide | Fort Lauderdale, FL,
  • Offered support to other stations during high-volume shifts to maintain optimal coverage and meet customer needs.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Precooked garnishes such as bacon pieces for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Executed proper techniques when preparing menu item ingredients.
  • Rotated stock items and ingredients to maintain efficiency and freshness.
  • Adhered to all regulatory standards regarding safe and sanitary food prep.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Made all meals in accordance with company standards and requirements.
  • Maintained clean and orderly appearance throughout kitchen and dining area.
  • Assisted with training and development of new talent.
  • Verified properl food preparation by regulating temperature of ovens, broilers, grills and roasters.
  • Completed more than 100 or more orders each shift, depending on how busy we would be with focus on quality and efficiency.
  • Cooked food following specific measurements and recipes.
  • Identified machine malfunctions, leading to cost-saving repairs.
  • Assisted with dining room tasks by removing soiled dishes during meal service and returning to kitchen for washing.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues or customer requests, including allergen concerns.
12/2017 to 01/2019 Roofer Helper Major Food Group | Miami Beach, FL,
  • Accompanied driver to job site and assisted by guiding truck on and off customer property to avoid damage.
  • Worked safely and effectively at heights, with toxic materials and fumes, on slippery and uneven surfaces and in extreme weather conditions.
  • Stayed physically fit in order to climb, squat, reach, bend and lift up to 100 pounds and maintain balance.
  • Completed residential and commercial roofing work on time and within expected project parameters, increasing repeat business opportunities.
  • Collected and removed debris and roofing materials to disposal areas at end of every shift to maintain clean work area.
  • Performed skilled and semi-skilled repairs to existing roofs, including shingle replacement.
  • Worked regularly at advanced heights and followed all OSHA safety protocols and procedures for fall prevention.
08/2015 to 01/2017 Line Cook K Health | Virginia, MN,
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct temperature of food products resulting in consistently high scores on health inspections.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Restocked all food items throughout shift to guarantee cooks had all necessary ingredients needed for service.
  • Washed and peeled ingredients to prepare for use in different meals and recipes.
  • Operated all kitchen equipment safely to avoid injuries.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times at lunch and dinner rush.
  • Recorded and reported status of various ingredient stock levels to notify manager to reorder products.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
  • Interacted effectively with wait staff regarding special orders for customers, including those with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Marinated food items according to corporate-provided instructions and recipes.
01/2009 to 04/2015 Shift Manager Taco Bell | City, STATE,
  • Coached and trained employees and created daily work schedules and assignments, boosting efficiency and enhancing operations.
  • Positioned skilled staff in key areas throughout shift to guarantee optimal productivity of overall department.
  • Enhanced operations and boosted efficiency through employee training and coaching as well as creation of day-to-day work schedules and assignments.
  • Increased overall team efficiency and productivity.
  • Ran daily reports to assess performance and make proactive adjustments.
  • Oversaw schedules, accepted time off requests and found coverage for shifts.
  • Cross-trained in every store role to maximize operational knowledge.
  • Helped employees operate productively and stay on task to meet business and customer needs.
  • Documented receipts, employee hours and inventory movements.
  • Mentored and supported new employees to maximize team performance.
  • Managed and mentored [Number] staff members.
  • Upheld company standards and compliance requirements for operations and cleanliness of all areas.
  • Trained and supervised staff members.
Education and Training
Expected in 03/2014 GED | Flagler Technical Center, Palm Coast, FL GPA:
  • ServSafe

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Job Titles Held:
  • Prep Cook
  • Roofer Helper
  • Line Cook
  • Shift Manager
  • GED