prep cook resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Detail-oriented Prep Cook adept in managing high-volume environments with grace and efficiency. Well-versed in Skill and Skill with exceptional work ethic.

Dynamic food service professional driven toward continuous improvement and committed to going above and beyond to complete tasks and assist other team members. Well-versed in standard food prep techniques, as well as safe food-handling standards.

I love children, and have always been good with them. Yes, I do have issues with noise, and wear noise cancelling headphones, though I can figure out a way to cope. I wish to be able to make a difference in this world. That's how I would do it, if I had a chance.

  • Stocking and Replenishing
  • Food Preparation
  • Cleaning and Organization
  • Ingredient Preparation
  • Quick-Learning
  • Recipes and menu planning
  • Kitchen organization
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Teamwork
  • Time management
  • Adherence to recipes
  • Supervision
  • Performance improvement
Work History
Prep Cook, 12/2019 to Current
MomofukuNew York, NY,
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations during opening and closing procedures to maximize efficiency.
  • Received shipments and placed items on proper shelves to restock and organize restaurant pantry.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Increased kitchen efficiency by Number% by streamlining processes, reducing waste and mentoring team members on proper procedures.
  • Upheld optimal staff and customer protections by monitoring food handling, cleaning and sanitation protocols.
  • Prepared ingredients for menu items.
  • Maintained clean, hygienic kitchen workspace by sweeping, mopping and taking out trash.
  • Restocked inventory and ingredient items to maintain optimal kitchen efficiency.
  • Prepared items like bacon ahead of time to promote efficiency in dish garnishing.
  • Packaged, arranged and labeled ingredient stock, storing at established temperatures.
  • Practiced proper safety and sanitation standards.
Dishwasher, 11/2018 to 11/2019
Bonita Bay ClubBonita Springs, FL,
  • Efficiently loaded and unloaded dishwashers, cleaning by hand large pots or Type items used often by kitchen staff.
  • Helped team meet expected demands by restocking work areas throughout restaurant such as server stations, salad bars and supply cupboards.
  • Washed equipment, surfaces, refrigerators and other areas and applied sanitizing chemicals.
  • Cultivated strong customer relationships to generate repeat and referred patronage by offering spotless dishes and Result.
  • Disinfected counters and wiped down food prep surfaces to prevent illness and cross-contamination from raw meats.
  • Completed extra cleaning work on garbage cans, racks, dry storage areas and other fixtures to keep kitchen spotless.
  • Worked with chemicals such as detergent, rinse agents and sanitizers to protect customer health.
  • Troubleshot equipment malfunctions and completed minor repairs to keep equipment functioning.
  • Volunteered to assist Job titles with Task and Task during peak meal times after completing dishwashing duties.
  • Established great relationships with staff by promoting team-oriented atmosphere through use of Skill and Skill.
  • Performed routine maintenance on Type and Type equipment by request of managers.
  • Boosted team efficiency by keeping kitchen areas organized, clean and properly sanitized.
  • Increased machine efficiency by scraping and pre-washing dishes.
  • Used Type sprayer to loosen food residue and enhance cleaning.
  • Efficiently and quickly cleaned various dishes, silverware and Type to provide smooth service and reduce wait times.
  • Kept work area clean, dry and free of debris to prevent incidents and accidents.
  • Paid close attention to all instructions from supervisor and completed tasks on time.
  • Maintained proper temperatures, behaviors and controls to meet or exceed health department standards.
  • Cleared, washed and stacked all plates, dining utensils and trays quickly and without breaking.
  • Washed and sanitized dirty dishes by hand and by using dishwasher.
  • Loaded more than Number glasses, silverware and dishes into dishwasher each shift, running average of Number loads per day.
  • Kept all dishes, utensils and glassware clean and rotated following safety standards by Action.
  • Gently moved glassware, crystal and other delicate items to prevent breakage.
Volunteer, 05/2017 to 10/2017
Dominion Senior LivingRed Bank, TN,
  • Volunteered with groups and organizations to help make measurable differences for program recipients.
  • Enforced rules and managed behavior through developmentally appropriate discipline.
  • Cared for children ages Age to Age in nurturing and age-appropriate way.
  • Kept all areas neat, clean and properly sanitized.
  • Maintained group discipline through positive reinforcement, behavior modeling and collaboration with parents.
  • Monitored entrances and exits to maintain safety and organized environments.
  • Prepared group activities to enhance socialization, communication, and problem-solving skills for children.
  • Helped children develop motor skills in preparation for preschool and kindergarten.
  • Applied positive behavior management techniques to enhance social interactions and emotional development.
  • Taught children to organize toys, wash hands and Task leading by example.
  • Observed play activities to identify positive behaviors and areas in need of improvement, implementing behavior redirection where appropriate.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 07/2019 to Washington High School - Cherokee, IA
Associates: General Studies, Expected in 12/2020 to Western Iowa Tech - Cherokee, IA,

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  • Washington High School
  • Western Iowa Tech

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  • Dishwasher
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