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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Talented Chef with 13 years of experience preparing delicious, healthy dishes. Specializing in menus known for attracting and retaining customers. Provides culinary management skills to fast-paced kitchens.

creating memorable dishes with fresh ingredients. Monitors and evaluates purchasing, staffing, production and inventory to control food and labor costs and waste. Inspects kitchen areas and issues corrective actions to maintain company and health department standards.

years of experience in fast-paced kitchen settings. Skilled in cooking, cost controls, management, crew training and development. Maintains accurate paperwork for scheduling, payroll and employee records.

Innovative and well-known driving and maintaining substantial restaurant growth with top-notch, unique menu offerings. Keen developer of new food concepts. High familiarity with kitchen equipment, processes and health and safety guidelines.

Motivated and focused on sourcing high-quality ingredients from local sources to drive farm-to-table menus. Proactive and adaptable team leader passionate about sustainable cuisine. Talented at creating exciting and innovative menus based on in-season ingredients.

Talented skilled at grilling, roasting and broiling meat and vegetables. Trains and develops chefs to company standards. Anticipates ingredient needs and arranges re-stock to facilitate productive kitchen flow that upholds business standards.

years' experience facilitates success in all facets of the restaurant. outstanding culinary expertise. Maintains reputation of elevating and innovating unique dishes.

Passionate, spirited and classically trained culinary professional, skilled in building relationships and developing high-performing teams. Leader in delivery of excellent customer service. Equipped to apply restaurant operational experience to grow world-class organizations. Dedicated to food safety, customer service best practices and quality food service.

Natural leader and motivating competent in keeping kitchen staff on task and efficient to handle high-volume work. Knowledgeable about sourcing ingredients, maintaining budgets and maximizing customer satisfaction. Work to analyze food costs and forecast business trends to make menu recommendations to meet company goals.

Creative Chef with specialty in Mediterranean cuisine. Experience includes 11 years in high-volume, successful restaurants. Proven ability to manage fast-paced kitchens while remaining poised and calm.

  • Budgeting and cost control
  • Food preparation techniques
  • Waste control
  • Portion and cost control
  • Food and beverage pairing
  • Banquets and catering
  • Meal preparation
  • "Chef of the Year" nominee
  • Company safety standards
  • Resource management
  • Pantry restocking
  • Grilling and deep frying skills
  • Cleaning and sanitizing methods
  • Regulatory compliance
02/2020 to 02/2021 Private Chef Mga Entertainment | Van Nuys, CA,
09/2019 to 03/2020 Chef Compass Group Usa Inc | River Falls, WI,
  • Performed mise en place daily to efficiently prepare signature dishes.
  • Instructed cooks and other workers in preparation, cooking, garnishing, and presentation of food
  • Developed recipes and menus to meet consumer demand and align with culinary trends.
  • Incorporated customer recommendations and feedback to experiment with new dishes.
11/2009 to 08/2019 Restaurant Owner/Operator Toga Grill | City, STATE,
  • Developed and directed activities of team, implementing culture of excellence by modeling expected behavior of [Job title].
  • Leveraged social media, including [Brand] to expand market reach and facilitate sales agent recruitment.
  • Promoted business on social media platforms to maximize brand identity and generate revenue.
  • Set pricing structures according to market analytics and emerging trends.
  • Devised and implemented standard operating procedures, training program, and office management systems, including inventory management, financial management, and human resource management; actualized processes to successfully fulfill sales via phone, in store, and consignment.
  • Maintained functional and orderly building areas to meet all business needs and deliver professional appeal to customers.
  • Managed financial functions such as operations budgeting, accounts payable and accounts receivable and payroll.
  • Promoted store offerings through newspaper advertisements, catalogs and brochures to attract new customers.
  • Grew team with new recruitment strategy, hiring [Number] new employees.
  • Developed favorable relationships with vendors and contractors, facilitating contract negotiation and implementation of marketing and sales strategies.
  • Conferred with customers to understand needs and finalize purchase orders.
  • Photographed products for sale and posted pictures online to increase visibility and showcase current product availability.
  • Managed food preparation, guest interaction, quality control, and customer relations.
  • Provided organizational leadership and established business vision to achieve sales, profit and revenue goals for consignment fashion, perfume and accessories store.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2010 Associate of Arts | Nutrition Swla, Lake Charles, LA GPA:

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  • Restaurant Owner/Operator
  • Associate of Arts

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