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

Self-motivated Line Cook used to working in busy kitchen. Proficient in preparing main dishes, appetizers, salads and desserts. Experienced training and supervising new employees.

  • Salad preparation
  • Dining and cooking cleanup
  • Station preparation
  • Pizza preparation
  • Basic food preparation
  • Kitchen organization
  • Safe food handling
  • Plating dishes
  • Operating fryers and grills
  • Recipe preparation
  • Cutting and slicing techniques
  • Punctual and honest
  • Team-oriented
  • Cleaning and organization
  • Results-oriented
  • Foodservice sanitation
  • Equipment cleaning and maintenance
  • Food handlers card
  • High volume production capability
  • Well-tuned palette
01/2020 to Current
Prep Cook / Salad & Pizza Cook Country Meadows Retirement Communities Wyomissing, PA,

Precooked garnishes such as corn, asparagus for later use to top off fresh dishes.

  • Rotated stock items and ingredients to maintain efficiency and freshness.
  • Executed proper techniques when preparing menu item ingredients.
  • Adhered to all regulatory standards regarding safe and sanitary food prep.
  • Maintained clean and orderly appearance throughout kitchen and dining area.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Made all meals in accordance with company standards and requirements.
  • Offered support to other stations during high-volume shifts to maintain optimal coverage and meet customer needs.
  • Verified food was cooked properly by regulating temperature of ovens, broilers, grills and roasters.
  • Assisted with training and development of new talent.
  • Organized and labeled stock of ingredients, keeping at appropriate temperatures.
  • Prepared more than 50 dishes per day in fast-paced environment while maintaining high customer satisfaction rate.
08/2018 to 01/2020
Line Cook / Employee Dining Room Server Morning Star Assisted Living City, STATE,
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues or customer requests, including allergen concerns.
  • Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with kitchen team to maximize efficiency.
  • Created nutritious, safe, visually appealing, innovative and properly prepared and flavored food.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Precooked garnishes such as bacon pieces for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Trained, managed and guided kitchen staff to improve overall performance, service quality and productivity.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to minimize salmonella and other foodborne illnesses.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients to use oldest products first.
  • Developed new recipes based on knowledge of consumer tastes, ideal nutritional needs and budgetary considerations.
  • Communicated with wait staff regarding customer requests, dietary concerns and allergy questions.
  • Operated all kitchen equipment safely to avoid injuries.
  • Frosted and decorated cakes, cupcakes, doughnuts, sweet rolls, pastries and cookies.
  • Garnished and arranged dishes into creative presentations to delight patrons.
  • Chopped, diced, and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of busy periods, including dinner rush.
  • Marinated food items according to corporate-provided instructions and recipes.
  • Delivered soiled dishes and pots and pans to washing areas and assisted in cleaning and drying all items.
05/2017 to 08/2018
Dining Room Server Atria At Sierra Pointe Senior Living City, STATE,
  • Kept tables neat, cleared away dirty dishes, wiped down surfaces and refreshed glasses.
  • Updated repeat customers on menu changes and updates to maintain quality service relationships.
  • Addressed any concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Transported all dirty glassware and utensils from dining room to dishwashing area for proper cleaning.
  • Met or exceeded sales targets on consistent basis with proactive promotional strategies and dessert mentions.
  • Assisted in preparing for special functions and banquets by setting up and taking down tables and chairs and decorating.
  • Attended to new customers quickly to inquire about drinks and start off dining experience with prompt beverage service.
  • Recorded orders and partnered with team members to efficiently serve food and beverages.
  • Wiped down and sanitized food preparation areas using dishcloths, hot water and cleaning products.
  • Documented food orders and ran items to guest tables in dining room.
  • Restocked tables, wait staff areas and order staging areas.
  • Completed thorough and accurate opening and closing duties to facilitate smooth restaurant operations.
  • Frequently communicated with kitchen staff to stay up to date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
  • Completed opening and closing checklists, including emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Cross-trained as host and helped with tasks such as greeting diners and escorting guests.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts to boost performance of serving staff.
  • Provided timely checks on guest needs and brought requests.
  • Developed strong and lasting resident relationships.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2009
Rio Salado Community College - Phoenix, AZ

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