private household cook aide 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

Organized, dependable, motivated, skilled and passionate food service professional successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team objectives and goals. An adaptable self-starter seeking opportunities towards development and professional advancement in the food service/restaurant and hotel industry.

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)
  • New Recipe Creation
  • Kitchen Sanitization
  • Event Planning
  • Bulk Food Preparation
  • Ingredient Selection
  • Proper Storage Procedures
  • Equipment safety
  • Developing Menus
  • Company Quality Standards
  • Sanitization Protocols
  • Latin & Caribbean Cuisine
  • Client Services (Personal Cook/Chef)
Work History
Private Household Cook/Aide , 03/2021 to Current
Spectrum HealthTraverse City, MI,
  • Developed rapport to create safe and trusting environment for culinary aide services.
  • Plan and prepared meals in private homes for clients in need of part-time assisted support
  • Prepared 2 meals per day, 3x per week according to client tastes and dietary needs
  • Ordered weekly groceries and supplies
  • Weekly sanitization of kitchen, dishes and utensils
  • Planning and catering of holiday meals for gatherings and special celebrations
  • Planning and preparation of dietary specific meals outside home for clients.
Cook Shift Leader, 09/2018 to 06/2019
Metro Group Inc.Farr West, UT,
  • Inspected kitchen to observe food preparation quality and service, food appearance and cleanliness of production and service areas.
  • Prevented cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when cooking and plating meals for food allergy sufferers.
  • Maintained high food quality standards by checking delivery contents to verify product quality and quantity.
  • Placed orders to restock items before supplies ran out.
  • Mentored kitchen cook(s)to prepare each for demanding roles.
  • Developed and cooked memorable dishes that brought new customers into establishment.
  • Developed 10 recipes, portion specifications, and standard preparation procedures for all dishes.
  • Collaborated with staff members to create meals for large banquets.
  • Oversaw scheduling, inventory management and supply ordering to maintain fully stocked kitchen.
  • Maintained well-organized workspace to keep work consistent
  • Aligned seasonal promotions with ingredient availability to maximize profits
  • Inspected freezer and refrigerator daily to check and maintain proper temperatures
Cashier, 05/2018 to 09/2018
Ufc GymNewport Beach, CA,
  • Operated cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions with excellent accuracy levels.
  • Learned Cooks and Cook shift Leaders positions and provided backup at key times.
  • Worked flexible schedule and extra shifts to meet business needs.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs.
  • Restocked and organized merchandise in front lanes.
  • Promoted customer loyalty and consistent sales by delivering friendly service and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Collected and authorized payments of guests.
  • Worked closely with shift manager to solve problems and handle customer concerns.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies in daily totals.
  • Replenished sales floor merchandise and organized shelves, racks and bins for optimal appearance.
  • Reconciled cash drawer at start and end of each shift, accounting for errors and resolving discrepancies.
  • Checked identification for proof-of-age for alcohol and tobacco sales.
  • Greeted over 75 customers per day.
  • Mentored new team members on operations, customer service strategies
  • Performed cash, card and check transactions to complete customer purchases.
  • Operated cash register to record transactions accurately and efficiently.
  • Maintained current knowledge of store promotions and highlighted sales to customers.

Juice Bar Attendant , 02/2018 to 04/2018
Vitality Health And Wellness BarCity, STATE,
  • Followed all cleanliness and sanitation procedures.
  • Created unique juice blends and recipes.
  • Described menu items and daily specials to customers.
  • Greeted approximately 40 customers daily.
  • Processed payments correctly and promptly.
  • Kept kitchen, counter and dining areas cleaned and sanitized.
  • Accurately operated cash register to process customer payments.
  • Performed serving, cleaning and stocking to high standards and provided excellent customer satisfaction.
  • Checked on dining areas frequently to clean up spills, wipe down tables and restock stations.
  • Kept drawer balanced by accurately processing cash, credit and debit payments.
  • Replenished condiments, beverages and supplies while maintaining cleanliness of service areas.
  • Properly labeled and stored food and fresh ingredients in cooler or freezer to optimize freshness.
  • Replenished serving stations with fresh food and cleaned up spills.
  • Readied customers' take-out orders in secure bags with appropriate amounts of condiments, silverware and napkins.
  • Prepared salads, soups and sandwiches for customers.
  • Completed milkshakes and ice cream desserts for customers.
  • Cooked batches of food according to standard recipes.
  • Prepared recipe ingredients by washing, peeling, cutting and measuring.
  • Maintained effective supply levels by monitoring and reordering food stock and dry goods.
  • Scanned shelves and product cases for expired stock and discarded outdated or spoiled items.
  • Loaded food, dishes and utensils on carts and trays to transport from designated food preparation areas to designated tables.
  • Operated as full-service food provider in Juice Bar establishment by taking orders, preparing meals and collecting payments.
Culinary Arts Professional Certificate : Culinary Arts , Expected in 01/2017 to INFOTEP - San Juan De La Maguna, Dominican Republic ,
  • Culinary and Kitchen Management
  • Baking and Pastry Arts
  • Culinary Arts Instructor Training
  • Event & Banquet Planning
  • Sanitation in Food Services
  • Culinary Fundamentals
  • Culinary Applications
  • Culinary Skills Development
  • Quantity Cooking
  • Restaurant Service
  • Hospitality Supervision

High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2004 to Liceo Pedro Enrrique Urenas High School - San Juan De La Maguana, Dominican Republic ,
  • Food Handlers Certificate, ANSI accredited (ASTM E2659 certificate issuer #1138) issued 3/2/2022, expires 3/2/2025

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School Attended

  • Liceo Pedro Enrrique Urenas High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Private Household Cook/Aide
  • Cook Shift Leader
  • Cashier
  • Juice Bar Attendant


  • Culinary Arts Professional Certificate
  • High School Diploma

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