(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

The enthusiastic kitchen leads eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Possesses a clear understanding of job requirements and experience with training, leading and managing teams. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in any situation or opportunity.

Astute restaurant team member with excellent time management, multitasking and customer service skills. Background in preparing and displaying food with efficiency and in under the company specifications as well as entering food stock orders and receiving inventory, running and managing shifts handling money and counting drawers.

Hardworking, reliable and a strong eye for attention to detail and a solid understanding of food safety and preparation principles. Well-versed in food prep, cooking and presentation standards. Knowledgeable about food allergies and cross-contamination, cleaning and sanitizing procedures and food handling guidelines.

Extensive back of house experience, with a background in scratch kitchens, grills, brick ovens, and salad bars. Confident in offering 5+ years of experience in fast-paced restaurant settings and looking for a challenging new role.

  • Fast and efficient
  • Bilingual
  • Cooking
  • Inventory controls
  • Food plating and presentation
  • High-volume dining
  • Food preparation and safety
  • Staff Management
  • Order accuracy
  • Team building
  • Training
  • Food handling
  • Teamwork
  • Cooking
Colleyville Heritage High School Colleyville, TX Expected in 08/2007 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Jason's Deli - Salad Bar Attendant
Mobile, AL, 02/2020 - Current
  • Replenished buffet food when quantities became low
  • Prepared salad bar buffet items and filled containers with vegetables, fruits, condiments, and garnishes
  • Minimized cross-contamination during preparation and stocking
  • Complied with safety standards while handling food and buffet equipment
  • Placed clean plates and utensils at beginning of salad bar for patron self-service
  • Cleaned and sanitized dishes and utensils, consistently keeping adequate supplies on hand for expected customer loads
  • Used downtimes to prepare ingredients and restock supplies for expected busy periods
  • Cleaned and sanitized all work surfaces between preparation of various foods, avoiding cross-contamination while maintaining food safety guidelines
  • Organized, arranged, and re-stocked various stations, including buffet, salad bar, and service areas
  • Maintained clean, trash-free workspaces to maximize productivity and safety
  • Washed, peeled and cut various fruits and vegetables to prepare for serving
  • Maintained composure and work quality while under stress
  • Distributed food to wait staff quickly to provide excellent customer satisfaction
  • Cleaned up spilled food and condiments to keep buffet area well-maintained
  • Ensured proper handling and preservation methods while packaging and storing food products
  • Planned and organized food preparation activities, including prep
  • Prepared salad bar buffet items and filled containers with assortment of vegetables, fruits, condiments and garnishes
  • Supported waitstaff and other team members in completing tasks
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations when opening and closing kitchen
  • Learned pizza and salads work tasks in order to provide skilled backup for diverse roles
  • Frosted and iced cakes, cupcakes, cookies, doughnuts, sweet rolls and coffee cakes
  • Fulfilled written and verbal orders by serving various food
  • Prevented food spoilage by monitoring dates, rotating stock and following proper storage procedures
  • Promoted customer satisfaction by preparing food according to standard recipes with modifications based on individual customer requirements

Holiday Inn Club Vacations - Pizza Maker
Sheridan, IL, 02/2019 - Current
  • Prepared identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality
  • Verified proper portion sizes and consistently attained high food quality standards
  • Instructed new staff in proper food preparation, storage, use of kitchen equipment, sanitation and safety
  • Ordered and received products and supplies to stock kitchen areas
  • Changed and sanitized all cutting boards, benches and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies and spices for maximum productivity
  • Assisted chef with planning easy but elegant appetizers to spark customer interest
  • Mentored staff in expectations and parameters of kitchen goals and daily work
  • Prepared cooking supplies, ingredients and workstations when opening and closing kitchen
  • Sanitized kitchen surfaces and equipment by cleaning grills, griddles, ovens and fryers
  • Transitioned between breakfast and dinner service by restocking and ensuring products on line
Coen Markets, Inc. - Kitchen Shift Leader
Washington, PA, 09/2016 - 02/2019

Allowed to run most aspects of this scratch kitchen. This included ordering and recipe adherence. Also organization, plate appearance and expediting plates at under 15 minutes per table.

  • Assisted with kitchen prep work to help operations run smoothly and meet customer needs
  • Loaded more than 400 glasses, silverware, and dishes into dishwasher each shift, running average of 500 loads per day
  • Stepped into additional roles during busy times to boost coverage of important stations
  • Boosted team efficiency by keeping kitchen areas organized, clean and properly sanitized
  • Worked with chemicals such as detergent, rinse agents and sanitizers to protect customer health
  • Washed equipment, surfaces, refrigerators and other areas and applied sanitizing chemicals
  • Moved items from main storage areas to easily accessible small fridge, freezers and containers to support kitchen staff efficiency
  • Established great relationships with staff by promoting team-oriented atmos through use of motivation and problem solving
  • Maintained proper temperatures, behaviors and controls to meet or exceed health department standards
Burger King Corporation - Shift Manager
Fort Mill, SC, 03/2013 - 06/2016
  • Tracked receipts, employee hours and inventory movements
  • Adhered to company standards and compliance requirements for operations and cleanliness of all areas
  • Excelled in every store position and regularly backed up front-line staff to keep expertise fresh and relevant
  • Advised new employees on company procedures and policies to facilitate daily tasks and responsibilities
  • Coached crew members to optimize performance and motivate toward more efficient work
  • Regularly checked building to confirm maintenance and cleaning met code and regulations
  • Cooperated with coworkers to improve customer experience and manage storefront

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