production prep cook resume example with 12+ years of experience

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

Detailed professional offering 20 years of experience in food service. Demonstrated proficiency in preparing and serving appetizing and delicious food compliant with predefined portion control procedures. Well-versed with protocols for safe and sanitary preparation of food items.

  • Excellent Communication
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Teamwork
  • Effective Prioritization
  • Efficient Multitasking
  • Ambitious
  • Quick-Learning
  • Cleaning and Organization
Work History
11/2015 to Current
Production/Prep Cook Solaris Healthcare Palatka, FL,
  • Prepared average of Number menu items per shift.
  • Prepared Number take-out orders per shift by securely packaging and labeling each order.
  • Trained and assisted new kitchen staff members.
  • Increased kitchen efficiency by Number% by streamlining processes, reducing waste and mentoring team members on proper procedures.
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations during opening and closing procedures to maximize efficiency.
  • Preserved freshness of food by storing food in designated containers and storage areas within freezer or refrigerator.
  • Practiced proper safety and sanitation standards.
  • Washed, peeled and cut fruits and vegetables in advance to save time on food preparation.
  • Identified inefficiencies leading to improved productivity.
  • Washed, chopped, Action and Action vegetables and Type ingredients.
  • Cooked all menu items according to specified instructions.
  • Prepared ingredients for menu items consistently according to recipes.
  • Suggested actionable improvements to streamline training procedures. Storage process for sauce bases was changed to create a better work flow.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning steam kettles, tilt skillets, counters, and bins.
  • Received shipments and placed items on proper shelves to restock and organize walk-in cooler and freezer
  • Upheld optimal staff and customer protections by monitoring food handling, cleaning and sanitation protocols.
  • Maintained clean, hygienic kitchen workspace by sweeping, mopping and taking out trash.
  • Prepared items like cheese mixes, sauces, soups, breadcrumbs ahead of time to promote efficiency in dish garnishing.
  • Contributed to consistent customer satisfaction rating by producing high-quality food and providing timely service
02/2012 to 09/2015
Housekeeper Newport Hospitality Group Greensboro, NC,
  • Disposed of trash and recyclables each day to avoid waste buildup.
  • Verified cleanliness and organization of storage areas and carts.
  • Kept building entryway glass clean and polished for professional presentation.
  • Cleaned elevators, glass, furniture, and flooring public areas such as lobby, classrooms, and public restrooms.
  • Removed waste paper and other trash from premises to designated area.
  • Carried toilet items, trash bags, and cleaning supplies using wheeled cart for maximum efficiency.
  • Emptied waste paper and other trash from premises and moved to appropriate receptacles. Washed trash bins bi-monthly.
  • Moved chairs and desks around rooms to clean behind and underneath furniture.
  • Disinfected and mopped bathrooms to keep facilities sanitary and clean.
  • Picked up trash from parking lot and commmon areas to keep those areas free of debris.
  • Documented and reported all necessary facility and building repairs observed.
  • Operated power equipment tools such as backpack vacuums for up to 4 to 6 hours per shift.
  • Operated sprayers and used chemicals by following all safety protocols and procedures to avoid burns and injuries.
  • Assisted in stripping and refinishing hard surface floors to maintain quality condition and appearance.
  • Restocked room supplies such as facial tissues and feminine products in restrooms.
  • Polished glass surfaces and windows twice or more each shift
  • Adhered to professional house cleaning checklist.
  • Attended to locker area by dusting and sanitizing all locker room surfaces.
  • Vacuumed rugs and carpeted areas in offices, classrooms, lobbies and corridors.
  • Engaged with customers on classroom/office requirements and amenities to promote overall satisfaction.
  • Accepted accountability for all assigned building keys.
  • Trained new houskeepers on all departmental procedures and provided assistance in finding necessary cleaning supplies.
  • Dusted picture frames and wall hangings with microfiber cloth or swiffer.
04/2010 to 07/2011
No Response Follow-up Operator Census Bureau City, STATE,
  • Explained questions in better detail for interviewees to allow truthful answers.
  • Properly completed surveys by traveling to each home and conducting interviews in person or by phone in a safe area. Ensuring civilian information is kept private and secure at all times.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time and working overtime if needed.
  • Accurately recorded data from participant interviews.
  • Obtained updated contact information from all subjects and recorded data to maintain updated records.
12/2005 to 07/2008
Line Cook Lee Roy Selmon's Restaurant City, STATE,
  • As a certified trainer: Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment, sanitation and safety.
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Upheld optimal staff and customer protections by monitoring food handling, cleaning and sanitation protocols.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity.
  • Prepared food items to meet recipes, portioning, cooking and waste control guidelines.
  • Prepared items like bacon, hard boiled eggs, basil, and parsley ahead of time to promote efficiency in dish garnishing.
  • Transitioned between breakfast and dinner service by restocking the line and rotating pans to maintain a fresh appearance.
  • Prepared food items such as meats, poultry and fish for frying purposes.
  • Wrapped up and stored unused food in appropriate containers and placed in refrigerator to avoid spoilage.
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Handled portion control activities according to specified instructions provided by chef.
  • Fried, grilled and baked foods such as green tomatoes, shrimp and chicken for quesadillas and other menu items.
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
Expected in 05/2022
Still Attending : Criminal Justice/Sociology
University of Michigan - Flint - Flint, MI,
Expected in 05/2011
: Criminology
Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Indiana, PA
Expected in 06/2000
HS Diploma:
St Marys Area Senior High School - Saint Marys, PA

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School Attended

  • University of Michigan - Flint
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • St Marys Area Senior High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Production/Prep Cook
  • Housekeeper
  • No Response Follow-up Operator
  • Line Cook


  • Still Attending
  • HS Diploma

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