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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

Disciplined individual committed to impeccable food preparation and presentation within fast-casual and fine-dining restaurants alike. Hard-working Cook brings detail-oriented approach to food preparation and handling. Keep kitchen areas well-stocked and organized for maximum efficiency.

Team-oriented and reliable with excellent communication and problem-solving strengths. Dedicated Cook brings more than 5 years of experience in restaurant environments. Team player skilled at communicating and translating customer requests.

Motivated and hardworking cook with 10 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.

Punctual cook experienced in following menus and recipes to prepare fresh and delicious meals. Skillful in setting up and cleaning equipment for daily food preparation and receiving, stocking and ordering ingredients and kitchen supplies. Excellent multitasker recognized for efficiently directing kitchen operations. Driven Prep Cook skilled in fast and fresh food. Brings 10 years of service within the fast-food industry. Specializes in fast food.

Skills
  • Strategic thinker
  • Training methods
  • HRIS technologies
  • Sales leadership development
  • New employee training
Education and Training
SWOCC Coos Bay, OR, Expected in 06/2005 GED : - GPA :
Experience
Eaton County Health & Rehabilitation Services - Self Employed
Charlotte, MI, 03/2021 - 03/2021
  • Organized, cleaned and sanitized kitchens, bedrooms, living rooms and bathrooms to eliminate daily germs and keep families healthy.
  • Checked and changed linens and washed and dried dishes to maintain orderly homes.
  • Laundered bedding and made beds to minimize wrinkles in sheets and keep pillows fluffed.
  • Used digital timekeeping system to document hours worked each day.
  • Employed deep-cleaning techniques for areas in need of additional sanitation.
  • Rendered detailed and timely cleaning services while working in fast-paced environment with multiple interruptions.
  • Followed manufacturer instructions for using chemicals and equipment to avoid burns, injuries and workplace accidents.
  • Interacted pleasantly with clients and guests when performing daily duties.
  • Mopped and vacuumed floors and dusted furniture to maintain organized, professional appearance at all times.
Wsp - Cook
Los Angeles, CA, 11/2016 - 05/2019
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Oversaw handling of special-order items, including decorated cakes, cupcakes, tarts and pastries.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of busy periods, including dinner rush.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients to use oldest products first.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to minimize risk of salmonella and other food-borne illnesses.
  • Placed frequently used food such as veggies and condiments in proper storage containers and placed perishable items in refrigerator.
  • Developed processes to streamline food-preparation and presentation tasks, recommending changes as necessary to boost food-cost savings.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with kitchen team to maximize efficiency.
  • Weighed, measured and mixed ingredients, following recipes to produce quality dishes.
  • Trained, managed and guided kitchen staff to improve overall performance, service quality and productivity.

Oberweis Dairy - Training Manager
Evergreen Park, IL, 11/2016 - 05/2019
  • Mentored team members to succeed and advance within department and company.
  • Praised and encouraged employees by recognizing tasks completed correctly.
  • Presented step-by-step job task instructions clearly and offered opportunities to ask questions for clarification.
  • Demonstrated how to perform daily duties.
  • Monitored staff completing work activities to further explain instructions and correct performance issues.
  • Asked employees to repeat specific tasks set number of times to build confidence and speed.
  • Reviewed official training materials and memorized information to accurately train staff.
  • Assessed trainees and recorded observations to document evaluations.
  • Greeted trainees cheerfully and created upbeat atmosphere to increase comfort and advance learning.
  • Offered clear and precise corrective feedback with direction for improvement and next steps.
Eaton County Health & Rehabilitation Services - Crew Member
Charlotte, MI, 01/1999 - 03/2000
  • Kept restaurant lobby, front counter, drive-thru, kitchen and restrooms neat and clean throughout shift.
  • Demonstrated proper food safety practices by accurately completing quality control checklist.
  • Remained mindful of workplace safety according to predetermined specifications.
  • Packed all fast food products in approved containers, cups and bags.
  • Observed safety precautions and practices when using heavy machinery and equipment.
  • Upheld high standards of productivity and quality in all areas of operations.
  • Entered orders into computer system to send order details to kitchen, mentioning customers' special requests and food allergies in person.
  • Prepared quality products while maintaining portion control and presentation within service goal times.
DQ - Cook
City, STATE, 02/1996 - 03/1998
  • 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.
  • Modified standard recipes to account for ingredient issues or customer requests, including allergen concerns.
  • Developed strategies to enhance food-presentation aspects of catering and retail environments.
  • Weighed, measured and mixed ingredients, following recipes to produce quality dishes.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced vegetables and fruit ahead of busy periods, including dinner rush.
  • Established and maintained open, collaborative relationships with kitchen team to maximize efficiency.
  • Operated ovens, fryers and mixers safely to prevent kitchen accidents and machinery malfunction.
  • Operated all bakery equipment, including ovens, proofers, fryers, sheeters, rounders, scales and mixers.
  • Precooked certain items during slow periods to reduce wait times at lunch and dinner rush.
  • Precooked garnishes such as bacon pieces for later use to top off fresh dishes.
  • Enforced proper sanitation practices to prevent spoiling or contamination of foods.
  • Sanitized food preparation areas, grills and equipment to avoid cross-contamination from raw items.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods, including meats, potatoes and fish.
  • Replenished food items from inventory and rotated ingredients to use oldest products first.
  • Maintained safe operations of food prep equipment to reduce complications and retain safety procedures.
  • Sanitized workstation at end of shift to minimize risk of salmonella and other food-borne illnesses.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • SWOCC

Job Titles Held:

  • Self Employed
  • Cook
  • Training Manager
  • Crew Member
  • Cook

Degrees

  • GED

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