Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Skilled Sauté Cook experienced in running stations focused on meat and vegetable preparation. Highly efficient in staying on top of high order volumes. Supports kitchen operations by handling restocking and cleaning during slow periods. Focused on delighting customers and encouraging repeat business with high-quality, delicious food. Efficient and motivated [Job Title] experienced in overseeing [Task] and [Task] for [Type] establishment. Highly proficient in preparing main dishes, appetizers, salads and desserts. Train fellow team members in various cooking techniques. Dedicated Restaurant Cook with fine-tuned skills in grilling, sautéing and [Skill]. Valued employee known for staying calm in high-pressure environments. Highly experienced in working in busy bistros and high-end casino restaurants. Hardworking and reliable [Job Title] with strong ability in [Task] and [Task]. Offering [Skill], [Skill] and [Skill]. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success.

  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Sauté Cook, 04/2019 to 03/2020
Cache Creek Casino ResortBrooks, CA,
  • Worked quickly to stay ahead of demanding customer loads during rush periods without sacrificing quality.
  • Followed recipes closely to prepare delicious meals in line with restaurants' reputation.
  • Customized orders to account for customers' unique preferences and dietary requirements.
  • Kept costs low by minimizing spoilage with proper stock rotation and storage.
  • Helped other staff members complete job tasks during peak times to keep kitchen running efficiently.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients.
  • Weighed, measured and mixed ingredients, following recipes to produce quality dishes.
  • Sanitized kitchen counters and preparation areas to prevent foodborne illness and cross-contamination.
  • Checked temperature of freezers and refrigerators to maintain proper storage of cold items.
  • Garnished and arranged dishes into creative presentations.
  • Portioned food onto plates, added garnishes and sauces and handed off to wait staff for serving.
  • Chopped vegetables and seasoned meats and fish in preparation for grilling, sautéing and braising.
  • Performed work station prep, including [Task] and [Task] prior to shift start.
  • Instructed [Job title]s in preparation of garnishes, dressings and side dishes.
  • Trained new team members on proper meat and vegetable preparation techniques.
  • Used slower times to clean kitchen surfaces and equipment and restock supplies.
Line Cook, 06/2018 to 07/2019
Joey Restaurant GroupLos Angeles, CA,
  • Kept stations stocked and ready for use to maximize productivity.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct food temperature for high scores on health inspections.
  • Restocked food items throughout shift to prepare necessary ingredients for cooking and timely service.
  • Maintained hygienic kitchen by regularly mopping, disinfecting workspace and washing all utensils and glassware.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Washed and peeled ingredients to prepare for different meals and recipes.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times during lunch and dinner rush.
  • Cooked multiple orders simultaneously during busy periods.
Shift Manager, 10/2016 to 10/2018
Steak N Shake CoCarrollwood, FL,
  • Positioned skilled staff in key areas throughout shift to optimize department productivity.
  • Upheld company standards and compliance requirements for operations and cleanliness.
  • Enhanced operations and boosted productivity through employee training, coaching and creating work schedules and assignments.
  • Created fun team building activities to engage staff in up-selling to meet revenue targets.
  • Provided coaching and reinforced standards to foster superior performance from crew members and others throughout organization.
  • Coordinated shift-based inventory receiving, auditing and restocking.
  • Directed employees through daily routines.
  • Managed cash positions and made bank deposits.
  • Handled customer complaints, questions and inquiries.
  • Counted out cash drawers at end of each shift and logged profits into computer system.
  • Trained new employees on company policies, procedures, techniques and customer service standards.
  • Cross-trained in every store role to maximize operational knowledge.
  • Optimized productivity, streamlined program efficiency and boosted profitability.
Short Order Cook, to
Southern New Hampshire Medical CenterMilford, NH,
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Followed proper food handling methods and maintained correct food temperature for high scores on health inspections.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Conducted daily inspections and maintained food sanitation and kitchen equipment safety reports.
  • Marinated food items according to corporate-provided instructions and recipes.
  • Prepared quality food and labeled, dated and covered items to preserve freshness.
  • Sanitized workstation before and after shift to prevent illness and food contamination.
  • Safely operated ovens, grills and other kitchen equipment to minimize accidents.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced ingredients for stir-fries, salads and appetizers.
  • Communicated with wait staff regarding special requests, including food allergies and preparation techniques.
  • Prepared and plated up to [Number] dishes per day in busy, [Type] restaurant.
  • Oversaw food product inventory, making recommendations to [Job title] to streamline kitchen operations.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2012
Crossroads Charter High School - 5500 N Tryon St Charlotte,
  • Honor Roll [Semester and Year]
  • [Honor's Society Name] Member

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