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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Talented [Type] Cook with [Number] years of experience in [Type] environment. 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. Detail-oriented Prep Cook adept in managing high-volume environments with grace and efficiency. Well-versed in [Skill] and [Skill] with exceptional work ethic. Dedicated fast food cook bringing proven success in [Skill] and [Skill] demonstrated over [Number] years in the foodservice industry. Driven fast food Prep Cook with wide and diverse skill set. Offering [Number] years of quality performance in food service roles. Known for reliability, efficiency and best-in-class service. Driven fast food crew member with experience in Prep Cook roles. Offering [Number] years of quality performance in food service. Proven history of detail-oriented work and fantastic customer service. Organized [Job Title] with extensive experience within fast food industry. Skilled in [Area of expertise] and [Area of expertise] demonstrated through [Number] of years in food service roles.

Skills
  • Payment collection
  • Customer assistance
  • Refunds and exchanges
  • POS Systems
  • Identification Checks
  • Cash Drawer Management
  • Merchandise Restocking
  • ID Verification
  • Daily transaction summarizing
  • Checkout consistency
  • Basic math skills
  • Safe verifications
  • Computer proficiency
  • Spirit, wine and beer expertise
  • Staff Training
  • Friendly demeanor
  • Good telephone etiquette
  • Multi-tasking ability
  • Cleanliness
  • Bagging assistance
  • Credit card processing
  • Cash register operations
  • Stocking and Replenishing
  • Liquor Law Compliance
  • Drawer Management
  • Bagging and Packaging
  • Cash Register Operation
  • Product Restocking
  • Order monitoring
  • Check cashing
  • Payment accepting
  • Cleaning and sanitizing
  • Cash register skills
  • Money handling
  • Store merchandise stocking
  • Cash register systems
  • Order taking
  • Time management skills
  • Cash Handling
Work History
09/2014 to 10/2016 Prep Cook Local Public Eatery | Seattle, WA,
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Packaged, arranged and labeled ingredient stock, storing at established temperatures.
  • Upheld optimal staff and customer protections by monitoring food handling, cleaning and sanitation protocols.
  • Received shipments and placed items on proper shelves to restock and organize restaurant pantry.
  • Prepared items like bacon ahead of time to promote efficiency in dish garnishing.
  • Maintained clean, hygienic kitchen workspace by sweeping, mopping and taking out trash.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations during opening and closing procedures to maximize efficiency.
  • Prepared [Number] take-out orders per shift by securely packaging and labeling each order.
  • Prepared and expedited food orders to support waitstaff and other team members.
  • Produced over [Number] [Type] dishes per day and maintained near-perfect customer satisfaction scores.
  • Distributed food to wait staff quickly during busy peak periods to drive customer satisfaction.
  • Operated dishwasher and manually washed dishes to clean all chinaware, silverware and cooking utensils.
  • Preserved freshness of food by storing food in designated containers and storage areas within freezer or refrigerator.
  • Washed, peeled and cut fruits and vegetables in advance to save time on food preparation.
  • Washed, chopped, [Action] and [Action] vegetables and [Type] ingredients.
  • Practiced proper safety and sanitation standards.
  • Transitioned between breakfast and dinner service by [Action] and [Action].
  • Restocked inventory and ingredient items to maintain optimal kitchen efficiency.
  • Prepared average of [Number] menu items per shift.
  • Received food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete entire order together and serve hot.
  • Collaborated with [Job title]s to collect information about specific customer desires and dietary needs.
  • Cooked all menu items according to specified instructions.
  • Identified inefficiencies leading to improved productivity.
  • Managed opening and closing shift kitchen tasks.
  • Trained and assisted new kitchen staff members.
  • Prepared ingredients for menu items.
02/1998 to 10/2000 Cashier Festival Foods | Menasha, WI,
  • Checked identification for proof-of-age and refusing alcohol and tobacco sales to underage customers.
  • Processed POS transactions, including checks, cash and credit purchases or refunds.
  • Reviewed and resolved differences between accounting information and cash drawer.
  • Restocked, arranged and organized merchandise in front lanes to drive product sales.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs to promote loyalty, satisfaction and sales numbers.
  • Counted cash in register drawer at beginning and end of shift.
  • Requested official identification for [Type] purchases and verified details, consistently meeting strict legal standards of underage sales.
  • Completed sales in excess of $[Amount] with near-zero error rate using POS system.
  • Served needs of more than [Number] customers in busy [Type] environment.
  • Helped over [Number] guests every day by processing payments, monitoring reward accounts and resolving service concerns.
  • Met and exceeded upsell goals by highlighting target merchandise with strategic promotional approaches.
  • Reconciled cash drawer at start and end of each shift, accounting for errors and resolving discrepancies.
  • Assisted customers by answering questions and fulfilling requests.
  • Operated cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions with [Number]% accuracy.
  • Worked with [Job title]s to complete daily counts and maintain funds security to minimize theft and mismanagement risks.
  • Replenished sales floor merchandise and organized shelves, racks and bins for optimal appearance.
  • Completed manual and machine counts of funds for transactions valued at over $[Amount].
  • Used cash registers and POS systems to request and record customer orders and compute bills.
  • Promoted customer loyalty and consistent sales by delivering friendly service and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Arranged paper and electronic payment records to maintain well-organized fill systems and recordkeeping compliance.
  • Checked bills with counterfeit pens and examined coins to spot and refuse foreign currency.
  • Worked closely with [Job title] to solve problems and handle customer concerns.
  • Mentored new team members on POS system operation, customer service strategies and sales goals.
  • Trained as [Job title] and provided back-up coverage to provide customers with optimal support.
  • Assisted customers with special services, account updates and promotional options.
  • Prepared and submitted end-of-shift reports using [Software].
01/1995 to 08/1997 Cashier Festival Foods | Sheboygan, WI,
  • Checked identification for proof-of-age and refusing alcohol and tobacco sales to underage customers.
  • Processed POS transactions, including checks, cash and credit purchases or refunds.
  • Reviewed and resolved differences between accounting information and cash drawer.
  • Restocked, arranged and organized merchandise in front lanes to drive product sales.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs to promote loyalty, satisfaction and sales numbers.
  • Counted cash in register drawer at beginning and end of shift.
  • Requested official identification for [Type] purchases and verified details, consistently meeting strict legal standards of underage sales.
  • Served needs of more than [Number] customers in busy [Type] environment.
  • Helped over [Number] guests every day by processing payments, monitoring reward accounts and resolving service concerns.
  • Reconciled cash drawer at start and end of each shift, accounting for errors and resolving discrepancies.
  • Assisted customers by answering questions and fulfilling requests.
  • Operated cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions with [Number]% accuracy.
  • Worked with [Job title]s to complete daily counts and maintain funds security to minimize theft and mismanagement risks.
  • Replenished sales floor merchandise and organized shelves, racks and bins for optimal appearance.
  • Used cash registers and POS systems to request and record customer orders and compute bills.
  • Arranged paper and electronic payment records to maintain well-organized fill systems and recordkeeping compliance.
  • Checked bills with counterfeit pens and examined coins to spot and refuse foreign currency.
  • Mentored new team members on POS system operation, customer service strategies and sales goals.
  • Assisted customers with special services, account updates and promotional options.
  • Answered questions about store policies and concerns to support positive customer experiences.
  • Prepared and submitted end-of-shift reports using [Software].
Education
Expected in 03/1998 High School Diploma | Greeley West High School, Greeley, CO GPA:

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School Attended
  • Greeley West High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Prep Cook
  • Cashier
  • Cashier
Degrees
  • High School Diploma