Prep Cook Dishwasher resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Punctual prep cook and Dishwasher experienced in following menus and recipes to prepare quality food. Punctual in setting up and cleaning equipment for daily food preparation and helping manage supplies. Excellent multitasker recognized for supporting successful kitchen operations.

  • Safe Food Handling
  • Vendor Relations
  • Food Preparation
  • PPE Compliance
  • Store Room and Walk-In Inspections
  • Kitchen Sanitation
  • Proper Food Storage
  • Bulk Food Preparation
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Purchasing and Receiving
  • Focused and Disciplined
  • Inventory Control
  • ServSafe Certified
  • Cleaning and Organization
  • Team Leadership
  • Multitasking and Organization
  • Work Planning and Prioritization
  • Works Well Under Pressure
  • Flexible Schedule
  • OSHA Regulations Knowledge
  • Customer Service
  • Opening and Closing Procedures
  • Display Setup
  • Problem-Solving
  • Cash Handling
  • Stockroom Upkeep
  • Dispute Mediation
  • Self-Checkout Assistance
  • Merchandising
  • Sales Goals Attainment
  • Cash Handling Accuracy
  • Retail Loss Prevention
  • Order Processing
  • Stocking and Receiving
  • Retail Store Operations
  • Cash Register Operation
  • Written and Oral Communication Skills
  • Product Sales
  • Outgoing Personality
  • Money Transfer Systems
  • Sales Expertise
  • Negotiation Tactics
  • Reading Comprehension Skills
  • Friendly and Outgoing
  • Strategic Planning
  • Team Player Mentality
  • Reliable and Punctual
  • Customer- and Service-Oriented
Prep Cook/Dishwasher, 02/2014 to 07/2015
Olive U GrillPalm Beach Gardens, FL,
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Carried pans and trays of food to and from work stations, stove and refrigerator.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for soups, sauces and salads.
  • Retained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of rush periods.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Interacted with waitstaff regarding special orders for customers with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Regulated oven, broiler and roaster operations for cooking at correct temperatures.
  • Followed established procedures and requirements for safe food handling, storage and service.
  • Used standardized recipes and other instructions to prepare food.
  • Managed portion control using correct utensils during preparation and plating.
  • Wrapped, dated and labeled food items in storage for safety and freshness.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to minimize risk of salmonella and other food-borne illnesses.
  • Maintained clean and orderly appearance throughout kitchen and dining area.
  • Made meals in accordance with company standards and requirements.
  • Adhered to regulatory standards regarding safe and sanitary food prep.
  • Executed proper techniques when preparing menu item ingredients.
  • Received and stored food and supplies.
  • Operated kitchen equipment in alignment with OSHA protocols and manufacturer instructions.
  • Handled advanced thawing and food pre-preparation for upcoming meals.
  • Monitored supply inventory and rotated stock to maintain optimal freshness and reduce waste.
  • Improved overall kitchen efficiency through [Action], leading to [Result].
  • Streamlined food preparation and presentation tasks and recommended changes to boost cost savings.
Sales Associate, 04/2010 to 03/2012
Steven Madden, Ltd.Livermore, CA,
  • Collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum productivity.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered product advice.
  • Sold various products by explaining unique features and educating customers on proper application or usage.
  • Maintained knowledge of current promotions, exchange guidelines, payment policies and security practices.
  • Used technology resources to assist customers in locating and selecting items.
  • Developed trusting relationships with customers by making personal connections.
  • Engaged customers in friendly, professional dialogue to determine needs.
  • Met merchandise processing standards and maintained organized and accessible work area.
  • Answered incoming telephone calls to provide store, products and services information.
  • Obtained signatures for financial documents and internal and external invoices.
  • Engaged positively with each customer, providing professional and polite support for sales and service needs.
  • Answered customer questions and responded quickly to problems and complaints in person, on phone and by email.
  • Interacted with customers to understand particular needs and identify products and services best suited to helping in achieving goals.
  • Kept calm and applied strong problem-solving and interpersonal skills to resolve conflicts.
  • Conferred with customers to understand needs, recommend products and solve after-sale issues.
  • Suggested products and services to match customers' stated needs and preferences.
  • Listened to customers to understand needs and refer to optimal services.
  • Answered customers' questions and addressed problems and complaints in person and via phone.
  • Greeted incoming customers and provided expert sales and service to drive revenue.
  • Communicated effectively with clientele to maintain customer satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Fostered relationships with customers to expand customer base and retain business.
  • Educated customers on product features and technical details to highlight benefits.
  • Gave top-notch service to everyone in order to provide ample sales opportunities.
  • Demonstrated products in effort to show potential buyers benefits and advantages and encourage purchases.
  • Improved overall customer purchasing experiences to promote steady revenue.
  • Used active listening and relationship-building skills to assess customer needs, build rapport and connect with viable solutions.
  • Answered requests and concerns with friendly and knowledgeable service.
  • Handled credit and debit card payment processing to complete purchasing experience.
  • Processed ACH, debit and credit card transactions for clients.
  • Processed payments and maintained accurate drawers to meet financial targets.
  • Demonstrated product features to align with customer needs.
  • Built and removed different displays and specific products based on customer requirements and promotional needs.
  • Stayed up to date on inventories, supplies and customer orders.
  • Prepared and processed contracts and order forms for new and existing customers.
  • Created and implemented store displays, promoting sales and growth.
  • Write, completed and filed documentation to finalize sales.
  • Managed order process for new and existing customers.
  • Organized and loaded product shipments and boxes.
Seamstress/Shipping and Receiving Associate, 01/1992 to 05/2006
Bennington DesignCity, STATE,
  • Checked customer orders, labeling and documentation prior to shipment to avoid delays.
  • Rejected deliveries containing damaged items or shortages and corresponded with shipper to rectify issues.
  • Produced reports on shipments, team performance and financial numbers.
  • Obtained required documentation to process shipments and support movement.
  • Read and interpreted work order to uphold specific guidelines and produce high-quality pieces.
  • Pressed, steamed and hung items to prepare alterations for pick-up.
  • Maintained inventory of sewing supplies and informed manager when supplies fell below acceptable volumes.
  • Monitored machines, diagnosed problems and performed basic corrections to keep equipment operational during shifts.
  • Sewed [Number] outfits per day using serger, double needle and walking foot machines.
  • Examined sketches, sample articles and design specifications to ascertain number, shape and size of pattern parts.
  • Monitored machine operations to detect defective stitching, breaks in thread or machine malfunctions.
  • Folded or stretched edges or lengths of items while sewing to facilitate forming specified sections.
  • Aligned items under needles using machine guides, clamps and templates.
  • Checked fabric for markings and pins to sew together correctly.
  • Matched cloth pieces in correct sequences prior to sewing and verified correct dye lots and patterns.
  • Placed thread spools on spindles, inserted bobbins and threaded ends through machine guides.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
Education and Training
Certification: Technology Education, Expected in 09/2022
Miller-Motte Technical College - Lynchburg - Lynchburg, VA
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2015
Community High School - South Burlington, VT,
  • Certified SerVSafe, - 2015
  • Licensed Osha - 2015

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School Attended

  • Miller-Motte Technical College - Lynchburg
  • Community High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Prep Cook/Dishwasher
  • Sales Associate
  • Seamstress/Shipping and Receiving Associate


  • Certification
  • High School Diploma

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