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

Natural leader and team motivator competent in keeping kitchen staff on task and efficient to handle high-volume work. Knowledgeable about sourcing ingredients, maintaining budgets and maximizing customer satisfaction.

Qualified Sushi Chef with a vast knowledge of Asian culture and a love of great foods. Personable and entertaining and promoting over 8 years of experience in the food and beverage industry. Pursuing an opportunity with an established restaurant that appreciates hard work and amazing talents in food preparation.

Enthusiastic Team Crew Associate willing to take on any job in support of restaurant operations and enhance customer satisfaction. Able to prepare food with safety and quality standards in mind. Physically fit and energetic with a flexible schedule and adaptable mentality.

Dynamic restaurant professional with 8 years in FOH and BOH functions. Diplomatic and engaging communicator with exceptional customer service and food handling expertise. Skilled at memorizing menu items and orders, up selling additional products and taking accurate drink and food orders.

Experienced food service professional with solid background in FRIENDLY environments and willingness to take on any task to support team needs. Knowledgeable about safe food handling requirements and order taking. Successful at maximizing satisfaction with speedy assistance.

Hardworking SERVER with proven relationship-building and time management abilities in fast-paced restaurant environments. Successful at handling tables of all sizes with accuracy and impeccable customer service skills. Strive to meet every patron need, drive satisfaction and promote long-term loyalty.

Self-motivated and dependable SERVER capable of achieving high performance with minimal supervision. Proficient in assisting guests with reservations, takeout orders and general inquiries. Offering 8 years of experience working in F &B industry.

Adaptable Server offering extensive knowledge of hospitality etiquette, food preparation and superior customer service. Competent and capable team member in FOH and BOH operations.

Skills
  • Purchasing
  • Portion and cost control
  • Banquetes and catering
  • Sushi preparation
  • Inventory management
  • Guest engagement
  • Safety precautions
  • Food and beverage pairing
  • Kitchen equipment and tools
  • Team training
  • Cleaning and sanitizing methods
  • Recipe creation
  • Menu development
  • Food preparation techniques
  • Vendor relationships
Experience
FOH SERVER, 02/2017 - 03/2019
Hard Rock Hotels And Casinos Honolulu, HI,
  • Discussed alternative selections with chef for guests with food allergies or gluten-free requests.
  • Maximized team performance by training new employees on proper food handling, guest expectations and restaurant protocols.
  • Maintained table settings by removing courses, replacing utensils and refilling beverages promptly.
  • Added special garnishes and other finishing touches to improve visual impact of plates and contrast or add flavor to dishes.
  • Assisted individuals in selecting meal options, including entrees and desserts and recommended alternative items for those with food allergies and gluten intolerances.
Server, 11/2015 - 02/2019
Kroger Loveland, CO,
  • Recommended daily specials, wine selections and desserts to guide patrons toward more profitable items.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and menu offerings such as appetizers, entrees and desserts.
  • Managed closing duties, including restocking items and reconciling cash drawer.
  • Placed reservations through phone and email.
  • Cleaned dining area between guests with efficient sweeping, glass washing and spill removal.
  • Prepared and maintained buffet and salad bar by checking temperatures, restocking food and monitoring potential avenues of contamination.
  • Checked patrons' identification to ensure minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Communicated effectively with kitchen staff regarding customer allergies, dietary needs and other special requests.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks.
  • Restocked nonperishables and other items, including condiments and napkins from inventory to keep pantry well-supplied.
  • Added special garnishes and other finishing touches to improve visual impact of plates and contrast or add flavor to dishes.
SUSHI CHEF, 08/2012 - 12/2014
Mcmenamins Corvallis, OR,
  • Prepared mis e en place every day to promote efficient preparation of signature dishes.
  • Greeted restaurant guests arriving at establishment and explained special sushi items and options.
  • Worked with vendors to locate optimal recipe ingredients at cost-effective rates.
  • Created exciting dishes to draw in clientele and increase revenues.
  • Sanitized counters, knives, utensils, plates and other items used in food preparation.
  • Adjusted seasonal plans to source local ingredients and aligned special dishes with area events.
  • Safely utilized knives and other sharp instruments to prepare fish for sushi-making.
SERVER , 04/2013 - 12/2014
MASALA ZONE City, STATE,
  • Discussed alternative selections with chef for guests with food allergies or gluten-free requests.
  • Managed closing duties, including restocking items and reconciling cash drawer.
  • Placed reservations through phone and email.
  • Maintained table settings by removing courses, replacing utensils and refilling beverages promptly.
  • Maximized team performance by training new employees on proper food handling, guest expectations and restaurant protocols.
  • Restocked nonperishables and other items, including condiments and napkins from inventory to keep pantry well-supplied.
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Assisted individuals in selecting meal options, including entrees and desserts and recommended alternative items for those with food allergies and gluten intolerances.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and menu offerings such as appetizers, entrees and desserts.
  • Satisfied customers by keeping drinks topped off and anticipating needs such as condiments and extra napkins.
Education and Training
DIPLOMA : Business Management, Expected in 01/2014
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GLYNDWR UNIVERSITY - LONDON,
GPA:
Status -
DIPLOMA : MOVIE MAKING, Expected in 01/2021
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CONTRA COSTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE - Richmond, CA,
GPA:
Status -

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • GLYNDWR UNIVERSITY
  • CONTRA COSTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Job Titles Held:

  • FOH SERVER
  • Server
  • SUSHI CHEF
  • SERVER

Degrees

  • DIPLOMA
  • DIPLOMA

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