sales associate resume example with 4+ years of experience

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

Proactive professional looking to bring value to a fast food role. Superior ability to manage multiple tasks with a skill for delegating when necessary.

Hardworking Fast Food Cook offering excellent food preparation and handling skills. Keep kitchen areas well-stocked and organized for maximum efficiency. Team-oriented and reliable with excellent communication and problem-solving strengths.

Proactive professional looking to bring value to a fast food role. Superior ability to manage simultaneous tasks with a skill for delegating when necessary.

Motivated and hardworking Prep and Line Cook with 3 years of experience cooking delicious items quickly at fast food establishments. Expert at preparing various menu items using basic and advanced cooking methods. Customer-focused and dedicated to preparing orders exactly as requested.

  • Equipment cleaning and maintenance
  • Dish preparation
  • Cutting and slicing techniques
  • Foodservice sanitation
  • Highly motivated
  • Multitasking
  • Effective prioritization
  • Food preparation
  • Operating fryers and grills
  • Grilling
  • Preparing ingredients
07/2019 to 11/2019 Sales Associate Cole Haan | Santa Clara, CA,
  • Retained product, service and company policy knowledge to serve as a resource for both coworkers and customers.
  • Kept apprised of emerging trends and provided informative customer service to assist in product selection.
  • Arranged new merchandise with signage and appealing displays to encourage customer sales and move overstock items.
  • Trained all new sales employees on effective sales, service and operational strategies to maximize team performance.
  • Assisted customers by finding needed items and checking inventory for items at other locations.
  • Processed orders through system and coordinated product deliveries.
  • Prepared cash deposits
  • Stocked shelves and supplies and organized displays to focus customer attention on specific items.
  • Performed floor moves, merchandising, display maintenance and housekeeping to keep sales areas well-stocked, organized and current.
  • Recommended merchandise to customers based on needs and preferences.
  • Unboxed new merchandise and restocked shelves in appealing and organized arrangements to promote items.
  • Helped customers sign up for loyalty programs and submitted completed paperwork.
12/2018 to 07/2019 Head Cook Families First Of Minnesota | Albert Lea, MN,
  • Communicated with kitchen employees, answered questions and offered insight into food preparations.
  • Checked freezer and refrigerator each day to verify proper functioning.
  • Sanitized all counters and utensils used for the preparation of raw meat, poultry, fish and eggs.
  • Prepared mise en place every day to promote efficient preparation of signature dishes.
  • Taught kitchen staff about proper nutrition, food allergies, and dietary issues.
  • Maintained and cleaned all kitchen appliances, including grill, stove, and oven.
  • Avoided cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces, and pans when preparing meals for individuals with food allergies and gluten intolerance.
  • Followed the "first in, first out" rule with every food and beverage item and ensured those that were outdated were tossed.
  • Worked with vendors to locate optimal recipe ingredients at cost-effective rates.
  • Created exciting dishes to draw in clientele and increase revenues.
06/2018 to 11/2018 Fry Cook Texas Roadhouse Holdings Llc | La Crosse, WI,
  • Prepared more than a lot of dishes per day in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high customer satisfaction rate.
  • Cleaned fryers and grills to maintain pristine conditions.
  • 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.
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Monitored freshness and condition of prepared foods by checking expiration dates and heat lamp temperatures.
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Followed procedures to prevent cross-contamination of items for patrons with allergies and gluten intolerance
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Assisted in preparation of menu items such as steaks, burgers and sandwiches.
  • Properly labeled and dated all food products to ensure safekeeping and sanitation.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times at lunch and dinner rush.
  • Organized kitchen and walk-in freezer to enable all employees to easily find items.
  • Set up station according to standard operating procedures with ample backup products to complete shift.
  • Adhered to food safety and HACCP regulations to prevent contamination of food.
  • Restocked and rotated food products using the first-in, first-out method.
  • Tracked product inventory, noting items requiring to reorder.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff to complete orders quickly.
01/2015 to 01/2018 Prep Cook and Line Cook Zona Cocina Restaurante | City, STATE,
  • Chopped, diced, and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of busy periods, including dinner rush.
  • Maximized efficiency of kitchen operation by overseeing daily product inventory, purchasing and receiving.
  • Completed more than orders each shift with a focus on quality and efficiency.
  • Rotated stock items and ingredients to maintain efficiency and freshness.
  • Presented completed orders to servers in an efficient manner.
  • Offered support to other stations in high-volume shifts or as needed.
  • Assisted with training and development of new talent.
  • Cooked food following specific measurements and recipes.
  • Grilled and deep-fried various foods
  • Operated grills and steamers to prepare vegetables, potatoes, rice, and meats.
  • Dressed, seasoned and garnished appetizers and salads to prepare for food service.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Maintained clean and orderly appearance throughout the kitchen and dining area.
  • Verified food was cooked properly by regulating the temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters.
  • Offered support to other stations during high-volume shifts to maintain optimal coverage and meet customer needs.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2013 to to High School Diploma | Digital Harbor High School, Baltimore, MD, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Digital Harbor High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Sales Associate
  • Head Cook
  • Fry Cook
  • Prep Cook and Line Cook


  • High School Diploma

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