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

Motivated Sous Chef focused on sourcing high-quality ingredients from local sources to drive farm-to-table menus. Proactive and adaptable team player passionate about sustainable cuisine.

Energetic sales representative proficient in acquiring customers and servicing accounts to promote consistent revenue growth. Expert square user skillful in lead optimization and customer problem-solving. Bringing top-notch planning and multitasking abilities packaged with industrious and driven approach.

Developed and implemented long-term marketing, sales and pricing strategies involving daily pricing recommendations and new vendor contracts.

Coordinated with various departments and personnel to facilitate timely supply of products and sales invoices.

Results-driven representative with proven aptitude for learning and demonstrating new products. Highly engaged and positive individual with in-depth understanding of direct sales processes. Outstanding track record of effectively assessing customer needs, presenting solutions and closing sales. Completed cold-calling, door-to-door sales, mail drops and newspaper advertising. Researched new markets and managed existing markets to build, identify, pursue and close new business growth opportunities. Enthusiastic Sales and Customer Service professional with expertise in communication and negotiating. Driven to provide superior quality customer service. Innovative in leveraging extensive knowledge of products and services as well as creating solutions for customers to drive loyalty, retention and revenue. Highly adept at training, managing, coaching and mentoring sales and customer service associates with talent for interacting with staff at all levels of organization and public.

Skills
  • Recipes and menu planning
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Food Spoilage Prevention
  • Workflow Optimization
  • Commanding leadership style
  • Plating
  • Safe handling
  • Business growth and retention
  • Sales
  • Tradeshows
  • Sales Training
  • Product Knowledge
  • Customer Accounts Management
  • Social Media
  • Staff Training
  • Network development
  • Project organization
  • Problem resolution
  • Process improvement
  • Stocking and Replenishing
  • Food Preparation and Safety
  • Menu Memorization
  • Performance improvement
  • Operations support
  • Sales planning
  • Performance assessments
  • Market Research
  • Budgeting
  • Sales Goals
  • Sales Contracts
  • Product Sales
  • Market Strategy
  • Direct Sales
  • Product promotions
  • Customer Relations
  • Business operations
  • Supervision
  • Team management
Education
Fresno City College Fresno, CA Expected in 05/2013 Associate of Science : Horticulture - GPA :
Work History
Hornblower - Sous Chef
Vancouver, WA, 02/2017 - 04/2017
  • Maintained well-organized mise en place to keep work efficient and consistent.
  • Developed full, tasting, and special events menus to meet all establishment needs and maintain strong customer levels.
  • Cultivated positive relationships with vendors to source best ingredients at best prices.
  • Prevented cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when cooking and plating meals for food allergy sufferers.
  • Plated every dish with attractive flair to meet strict restaurant standards and maintain stellar business reputation.
  • Disciplined and dedicated to meeting high-quality standards.
Corteva, Inc. - Independent Sales Representative
Midland, TX, 09/2014 - 02/2017
  • Evaluated inventory and delivery needs, optimizing strategies to meet customer demands.
  • Created and deployed successful marketing collateral to highlight offerings and engage customers at appointments, trade shows and networking events.
  • Devised successful strategies to maximize account penetration and accomplish moving up in rank.
  • Consulted with customers to assess requirements, offer product recommendations and resolve technical issues after sales.
  • Conducted on-site product demonstrations to highlight features, answer customer questions and redirect concerns toward positive aspects.
  • Worked alongside retail representatives to boost sales by enhancing product presentations and advertising collateral.
  • Managed end-to-end management of transactions, including financial records, ordering, purchasing, shipping and support.
  • Conducted daily follow-up calls to answer client's questions and manage sales process.
  • Employed variety of sales practices to accommodate each customer's individual needs and overcome objections.
  • Identified new customers by attending trade-shows, networking and performing cold-calls.
Hornblower - Sous Chef
Bridgeport, CT, 10/2012 - 08/2013
  • Collaborated with vendors to source desired recipe ingredients while maintaining tight cost controls.
  • Maintained well-organized mise en place to keep work efficient and consistent.
  • Developed full, tasting, and special events menus to meet all establishment needs and maintain strong customer levels.
  • Cultivated positive relationships with vendors to source best ingredients at best prices.
  • Prevented cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when cooking and plating meals for food allergy sufferers.
  • Plated every dish with attractive flair to meet strict restaurant standards and maintain stellar business reputation.
  • Aligned seasonal plans with ingredient availability and key area events for optimal promotions.
  • Disciplined and dedicated to meeting high-quality standards.
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with timely table check-ins to assess food and beverage needs.
  • Resolved guest and employee complaints to maintain complete customer satisfaction and workforce effectiveness.
  • Maintained order efficiency and accuracy through clear communication with kitchen staff, earning numerous recommendations from satisfied customers.
  • Carried out complete opening, closing and shift change duties to keep restaurant working efficiently and teams ready to meet customer needs.
  • Prepared beverages and filled food orders for customers.
  • Inspected dishes and utensils for cleanliness, sending back to be washed again when necessary.
  • Stored food in designated containers and storage areas to increase shelf life, improve kitchen organization and provide easy access during busy peak service times.
  • Shared knowledge of menu items and flavors, enabling customers to make personal decisions based on taste and interest.
  • Collaborated with kitchen staff to correctly update customers on unavailable dishes and wait times.
  • Greeted new customers, discussed specials, took drink orders and built immediate positive connections with guests.
  • Stayed up-to-date on menu changes to offer current and accurate information and help customers select optimal meal choices based on individual preferences.
  • Collected credit card, cash and gift certificate payments and dispensed change for cash transactions.
  • Kept server areas clean and stocked during service hours to increase efficiency while working tables.
  • Decreased customer wait times by enlisting coworkers assistance for multi-order delivery to avoid spilling or dropping food.
  • Monitored guests for intoxication and immediately reported concerns to management, contributing to safe and welcoming environments for all patrons.
  • Suggested appropriate food and drink pairings to increase per-ticket sales.
  • Folded napkins and prepared silverware sets to provide adequate supply for host station.
  • Supervised restocking of salad bar and buffet for lunch and dinner service.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Fresno City College

Job Titles Held:

  • Sous Chef
  • Independent Sales Representative
  • Sous Chef

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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