prep cook resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

I'm a flexible person always on time I take my job seriously team worker love learning new task I have caregiver experience hospital experience kitchen work experience food service experience sales management experience customer service experience prep cook experience housekeeping work experience I love working with ppl

Ambitious kitchen worker eager to build career in industry by working from ground up to learn all kitchen tasks. Diligent, responsible and punctual with solid understanding of cleaning, sanitation, restocking and other tasks.

Enthusiastic Team Crew Associate willing to take on any job in support of restaurant operations and enhance customer satisfaction. Able to prepare food with safety and quality standards in mind. Physically fit and energetic with a flexible schedule and adaptable mentality.

Emerging food service professional and culinary arts student seeking position in elegant fine-dining establishment. Extensive knowledge of high-end ingredients and complementary food and wine pairings. Ready to advance training with real-world experience.

Multi-talented Bar Manager able to transform under-performing establishments into successful operations. Motivational team builder and superior problem solver. Excel at overcoming challenges and streamlining operations for optimal efficiency.

Grocery Store Associate with passion for culinary arts. Experience ranging from basic food prep to designing custom party platters and specialty desserts.

Bakery Clerk with skill in cake decorating and baking. Customer service-oriented and willing to work a flexible schedule.

Seasoned Grocery Store Cashier with an exemplary record at establishments of all sizes. Adept with customer service, maintaining a spotless facility and cash and credit transactions.

Grocery Store Manager with proven track record of building outstanding teams and motivating exceptional service. Successful at building customer bases through exceptional customer loyalty.

  • Health code requirements
  • Kitchen station support
  • Sanitizing protocols
  • High efficiency
  • Inventory management
  • Cleaning procedures
  • Effective sales techniques
  • Machinery maintenance
  • Wine, liquor and food service
  • Excellent customer service
  • Table setting arrangements
  • Memorizing product codes
  • Effective customer upselling
  • Flexibility
  • Nutritional knowledge
  • Professional demeanor
  • Flexible schedule
  • Skilled baker
  • Price memorization
  • Following regulations
  • Purchasing
  • Cash register operation
  • Service-oriented
  • Purchasing stock
  • Safety standards training
  • Accurate cash handling
  • Recordkeeping and bookkeeping
  • Floor display design
  • Meat preparation
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • In-depth food and wine knowledge
  • Food inspection
  • Verbal communication
  • Outgoing personality
  • Food safety understanding
  • Organizing and prioritizing
  • Equipment operation and maintenance
  • Maintaining floor displays
  • Computer proficiency
  • Dish preparation
  • Food and beverage pairing
  • Guest and client satisfaction
  • Excellent cook
  • Produce knowledge
  • Culinary arts background
  • Multitasking and prioritization
  • Strong team member
  • Marketing and sales experience
  • Bussing expertise
  • Safe serving knowledge
  • Strong communication skills
  • Problem solving
  • Safe food handling
  • Menu knowledge
  • Team building
  • Outstanding cleanliness
  • Food preparation techniques
  • Customer service oriented
  • Meat slicing expertise
11/2019 to Current
Prep Cook Momofuku Las Vegas, NV,
  • Unloaded and loaded vacuum, box and shaker furnaces with optimal efficiency.
  • Executed proper techniques when preparing menu item ingredients.
  • Offered support to other stations during high-volume shifts to maintain optimal coverage and meet customer needs.
  • Rotated stock items and ingredients to maintain efficiency and freshness.
  • Made all meals in accordance with company standards and requirements.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Adhered to all regulatory standards regarding safe and sanitary food prep.
  • Precooked garnishes such as bacon pieces for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Maintained clean and orderly appearance throughout kitchen and dining area.
  • Verified food was cooked properly by regulating temperature of ovens, broilers, grills and roasters.
  • Offered suggestions for improved training procedures, leading to an increase in employee retention.
  • Offered support to other stations in high-volume shifts or as needed.
  • Executed proper techniques to prepare menu item ingredients.
  • Organized and labeled stock of ingredients, keeping at appropriate temperatures.
  • Assisted with dining room tasks by removing soiled dishes during meal service and returning to kitchen for washing.
  • Cooked food following specific measurements and recipes.
  • Dressed, seasoned and garnished appetizers and salads to prepare for food service.
  • Operated grills and steamers to prepare vegetables, potatoes, rice and meats.
08/2016 to 05/2019
Caregiver Aegis Living Dana Point, CA,

Fostered relationship with client, providing companionship and counseling.

Directed patients in simple prescribed exercises, including passive and active ROM to maintain musculoskeletal functions and increase strength.

  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet client dietary requirements such as diabetic, low sodium and high protein.
  • Coordinated and administered medications and organized healthcare appointments to maintain optimal client health.
  • Transported clients to locations such as medical appointments and group meetings to maintain social connections and meet medical needs.
  • Ambulated patients in personal spaces, across facilities and in public locations with supportive care and attention to personal requirements.
  • Provided basic care for elderly patient, including scheduling appointments and managing finances and legal matters.
  • Assisted disabled individuals to foster independence while still closely monitoring safety at all times.
  • Helped clients handle all personal needs, from simple cleaning and daily exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Worked to improve patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication use, documenting variances and concerning responses.
  • Worked with supervisory medical staff to review cases and improve care.
  • Completed general housekeeping work to help clients, including preparing healthy meals and keeping personal areas neat.
  • Assisted families in planning for meals and shopping for ingredients to meet nutritional plans.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Cleaned and sanitized rooms and equipment using aseptic technique to prevent infection and cross-contamination.
  • Oversaw and planned resident schedules by coordinating doctor appointments, exercise routines, recreational activities and family visits.
  • Performed light housekeeping duties such as, making beds, sweeping floors and sanitizing surfaces.
  • Took and recorded patient temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure to monitor health statistics.
  • Assisted patients with daily personal hygiene tasks by providing bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and other physical symptoms in need of further attention.
  • Developed strong and trusting rapport with each patient to facilitate best possible care and assistance.
  • Transported patients to and from medical, dental and personal care appointments.
  • Delivered high-quality, geriatric care to private client.
02/2013 to 08/2016
Dishwasher Boy Scouts Of America - Orange County Council Newport Beach, CA,
  • 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.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized kitchen areas to promote efficiency.
  • Unboxed, stored and organized incoming kitchen supplies with every delivery.
  • Maintained and repaired dishwashing machine to keep dishes clean and kitchen running smoothly.
  • Replenished stations throughout restaurant, including cupboards, serving areas and salad bars to meet employee and customer demands.
  • Kept dishware, glasses and utensils ready for all customer needs by quickly scraping, washing and restacking items.
  • Washed pots, pans and trays by hand and using industrial washing machine.
  • Scraped and pre-rinsed food from dirty dishes and placed items in dishwashing machine.
  • Washed work area tables, walls, refrigerator equipment, cooking equipment and floors to keep sanitized kitchen.
  • Restocked main kitchen areas with items from shelves, coolers and freezers to help food preparation staff stay focused on customer orders.
  • Wiped down and sanitized food preparation areas using dishcloths, hot water and cleaning products.
  • Cleaned and stacked dishes, glassware and utensils to wash and organize enough dishes to serve guests, even during busiest hours.
  • Handled glassware, crystal and other fragile items with exceptional care to prevent breakage.
  • Organized clean utensils in storage bins for servers to access easily.
  • Developed great team spirit with other personnel by pitching in and helping with task completion.
  • Sanitized counters and wiped down surfaces following food preparation to prevent cross-contamination from raw meats.
  • Operated and maintained cleaning equipment and tools, including dishwasher, hand wash stations, pot-scrubbing station and trash compactor.
  • Effectively loaded and unloaded dishwashers, washing by hand any large pots or items that chefs used on continuous basis.
04/2009 to 07/2014
Housekeeper The Highlands At Wyomissing Wyomissing, PA,

Changed and laundered sheets, removing stains by using cleaning material

  • Swept and damp-mopped private stairways and hallways.
  • Swept and vacuumed floors, hallways and stairwells.
  • Returned vacant rooms to occupant-ready status by deep cleaning, changing linens, restocking inventory and removing trash.
  • Managed client laundry with proper care and attention to needs of different linens and articles of clothing.
  • Reported all maintenance issues to the housekeeping status board.
  • Collected trash from receptacles and surfaces, discreetly removing items for disposal.
  • Replaced sheets and pillowcases daily and used hospitality corners on all beds.
  • Interacted pleasantly with clients and patrons when performing daily duties.
  • Set up and cleaned banquet and conference rooms.
  • Stocked toilet tissue and paper towels, as well as other restroom supplies.
  • Removed all trash from guest rooms, including emptying wastebaskets and properly disposing of all soiled linen.

cleaner to restore all linens to pristine condition.

  • Performed basic cleaning tasks by polishing furniture, replacing trash bags, cleaning bathroom surfaces and replacing dirty linens and towels.
  • Kept utility sink rooms in clean, neat and orderly condition.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2003 to to
High School Diploma:
Perryville High School - Perryville, MD

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  • Perryville High School

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  • Prep Cook
  • Caregiver
  • Dishwasher
  • Housekeeper


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