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prep cook resume example with 4+ years of experience

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

Talented Prep Cook with 20 years of experience in kitchen environment. Clear communicator with team-oriented focus and advanced skills to effectively work with cashiers and kitchen staff to review and prepare orders. Prequalified 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 All and with exceptional work ethic. Proactive professional aiming to fulfill a fast food role within a dynamic team. Excellent multi-tasker with high attention to detail. Organized Prep cook with extensive training in All food service. Skilled in Baking and Saucier. Offering 20 years of experience in food service roles. Accurate prep familiar with electric kitchen equipment operations, including Gas and Electric equipment. Bringing 20 years of experience in cuisine preparation. Exceptional skills in portioning, marinating and stock rotation. Dynamic food service professional within fast food landscape. 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, demonstrated across 20 years of experience.

Skills
  • Menu memorization
  • Food inspection
  • Food Preparation and Safety
  • Food Processing
  • Cleaning and Organization
  • Effective Prioritization
  • Quick-Learning
  • Ambitious
  • Kitchen organization
  • Teamwork
  • Adherence to recipes
  • Order delivery practices
  • Saucier
  • Baker
  • Trainer
  • Expediter
  • Recipes and menu planning
  • Stocking and Replenishing
  • Food Preparation
  • Food Spoilage Prevention
  • Ingredient Preparation
  • Excellent Communication
  • Efficient Multitasking
  • Performance improvement
  • Time management
  • Operations support
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Communication skills
  • Patisserie
  • Banquets
  • Waitress
Education
The American Culinary Academy Lakeland, FL, Expected in 04/1999 Associate of Science : Culinayr - GPA :
ITT Technical Institute - Indianapolis Madison, AL, Expected in 01/2016 Associate of Science : Criminology And Forensics - GPA :
ITT Technical Institute - Indianapolis Madison, AL, Expected in 03/2018 Associate of Science : Business Management - GPA :
Work History
Hersha Hospitality Management, Lp - Prep Cook
Bethlehem, PA, 07/2019 - 03/2020
  • Packaged, arranged and labeled ingredient stock, storing at established temperatures
  • Upheld optimal staff and customer protections by monitoring food handling, cleaning and sanitation protocols
  • Contributed to consistent customer satisfaction rating by producing high-quality food and providing timely service
  • Inspected and cleaned food preparation areas to guarantee safe, sanitary food-handling practices
  • Increased kitchen efficiency by [ 50 % by streamlining processes, reducing waste and mentoring team members on proper procedures
  • Increased kitchen efficiency by 50% by streamlining processes, reducing waste and mentoring team members on proper procedures
  • Prepared 100"sake-out orders per shift by securely packaging and labeling each order
  • Prepared 100 take-out orders per shift by securely packaging and labeling each order
Local Public Eatery - Prep Cook and Grill Cook
Seattle, WA, 01/2017 - 07/2019
  • Inspected and cleaned food preparation areas to guarantee safe, sanitary food-handling practices
  • Maintained clean, hygienic kitchen workspace by sweeping, mopping and taking out trash
  • Contributed to consistent customer satisfaction rating by producing high-quality food and providing timely service
  • Prepared items like bacon ahead of time to promote efficiency in dish garnishing
  • Prepared average of [Number] menu items per shift
  • Collaborated with [Job title]s to collect information about specific customer desires and dietary needs
  • Fried, grilled and baked foods such as [Type], [Type] and [Type]
  • Prepared meats for dish assembly and serving by slicing and [Action]
  • Transitioned between breakfast and dinner service by [Action] and [Action]
  • Increased kitchen efficiency by [Number]% by streamlining processes, reducing waste and mentoring team members on proper procedures
  • Washed, chopped, [Action] and [Action] vegetables and [Type] ingredients
  • Prepared [Number] take-out orders per shift by securely packaging and labeling each order
Sprouts Farmers Market - Prep Cook
Poway, CA, 06/2016 - 07/2018
  • Inspected and cleaned food preparation areas to guarantee safe, sanitary food-handling practices
  • Contributed to consistent customer satisfaction rating by producing high-quality food and providing timely service
  • Upheld optimal staff and customer protections by monitoring food handling, cleaning and sanitation protocols
  • Packaged, arranged and labeled ingredient stock, storing at established temperatures
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality
  • 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 ingredients for menu items
  • Identified inefficiencies leading to improved productivity
  • Trained and assisted new kitchen staff members
  • Washed, chopped, [Action] and [Action] vegetables and [Type] ingredients
  • Prepared [Number] take-out orders per shift by securely packaging and labeling each order
  • Distributed food to wait staff quickly during busy peak periods to drive customer satisfaction
  • Prepared meats for dish assembly and serving by slicing and [Action]
  • Operated dishwasher and manually washed dishes to clean all chinaware, silverware and cooking utensils
  • Collaborated with [Job title]s to collect information about specific customer desires and dietary needs
  • Cooked all menu items according to specified instructions
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations during opening and closing procedures to maximize efficiency
  • Fried, grilled and baked foods such as [Type], [Type] and [Type]
  • Prepared average of [Number] menu items per shift
  • Prepared and expedited food orders to support waitstaff and other team members
  • Managed opening and closing shift kitchen tasks
  • Suggested actionable improvements to streamline training procedures
  • Transitioned between breakfast and dinner service by [Action] and [Action]
  • Washed, peeled and cut fruits and vegetables in advance to save time on food preparation
  • Preserved freshness of food by storing food in designated containers and storage areas within freezer or refrigerator
  • Restocked inventory and ingredient items to maintain optimal kitchen efficiency
  • Cleaned and organized kitchen areas
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Produced over [Number] [Type] dishes per day and maintained near-perfect customer satisfaction scores
  • Increased kitchen efficiency by [Number]% by streamlining processes, reducing waste and mentoring team members on proper procedures
  • Received food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete entire order together and serve hot
  • Practiced proper safety and sanitation standards
  • Washed, chopped, [Action] and [Action] vegetables and [Type] ingredients
  • Collaborated with [Job title]s to collect information about specific customer desires and dietary needs
  • Transitioned between breakfast and dinner service by [Action] and [Action]
  • Prepared average of [Number] menu items per shift
Publix Super Markets - Bakery Clerk
City, STATE, 01/2016 - 07/2017
  • Processed accurate credit, debit, check and cash sales transactions for more than [Number] customer orders per day
  • Kept cash drawer accurate with appropriate change and small bills to meet customer needs
  • Trained new bakery staff on company policies and POS system use to maximize job satisfaction, expertise and team performance
  • Assisted bakers with procuring necessary ingredients from inventory area during high-volume periods with demanding order levels
  • Helped customers locate ideal menu items by listening to needs and recommending specific products or services
  • Monitored counter and display inventory, replacing stock and requesting new product from kitchen to keep areas well-stocked for maximum sales
  • Decorated and merchandised quality bakery goods to build business reputation and revenue base
  • Mixed dough, scaled breads and cakes, fried doughnuts and performed all baking duties
  • Packaged customer purchases with care and strong organizational skills to facilitate easy carrying and prevent product shifting
  • Offered immediate assistance and menu advice to guests, documented orders and conveyed special requests to baker and assistants
  • Arranged bakery displays to showcase baked goods, cakes and pies to drive product sales
  • Provided superior customer service to promote guest satisfaction, brand loyalty and consistent revenue
  • Wrapped, boxed and weighed bakery department products
  • Worked with diligence to regularly meet or exceed special targets, including credit card applications, special donations and specific product promotions
  • Met and exceeded upsell goals by highlighting target merchandise with strategic promotional approaches
  • Monitored customers for signs of security concerns and escalated issues to management
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs to promote loyalty, satisfaction and sales numbers
  • Trained new associates on cash register operations including opening, conducting customer transactions and balancing drawer
  • Replenished sales floor merchandise and organized shelves, racks and bins for optimal appearance
  • Opened and closed store independently when needed and prepared nightly bank drop for manager
  • Used product knowledge, sales abilities and customer relations skills to drive substantial sales increases in [Type] and [Type] products
  • Assisted customers by answering questions and fulfilling requests
  • Promoted customer loyalty and consistent sales by delivering friendly service and knowledgeable assistance
  • Drove team revenue totals by bringing in over $[Amount] in sales
  • Discussed [Product or Service] with customers, outlined restrictions and educated on policies
  • Opened, shelved and merchandised new products in visually appealing and organized displays for optimal sales promotions
  • Improved operational efficiencies while managing customers requests, store inventory, transactions, new purchase orders and pricing needs
  • Increased sales [Number]% by offering advice on purchases and promoting additional products
  • Listened to customer needs and desires to identify and recommend optimal products
  • Organized store merchandise racks and displays to promote and maintain visually appealing environments
  • Assisted customers with locating and choosing merchandise in any store department
  • Greeted customers and helped with product questions, selections, and purchases including in-store and e-service transactions

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • The American Culinary Academy
  • ITT Technical Institute - Indianapolis
  • ITT Technical Institute - Indianapolis

Job Titles Held:

  • Prep Cook
  • Prep Cook and Grill Cook
  • Prep Cook
  • Bakery Clerk

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science

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