stand lead cook resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - - -
Professional Summary

Motivated professional with 12-year background in food service. Talented at maintaining amicable relationships with vendors and designing and implementing creative new menus. Familiar with state and county food safety regulations and policies. Diligent Cook possessing excellent cooking skills and strong knowledge of food safety. Proficient in maintaining well-stocked, organized and clean kitchen areas to maximize productivity. Dedicated team player with punctual nature and open communication style dedicated to working hard. Talented kitchen leader and team motivator successful at maintaining staff focus and productivity in high-volume, fast-paced operations.

  • Collaborative Relationships
  • Revenue Assessment
  • Food Preparing, Plating and Presentation
  • Standards Compliance
  • Quality Control and Oversight
  • Food Spoilage Prevention
  • Coordinating Kitchen Staff
  • Quality Assessments
  • Supply Estimates
  • Staff Recruiting and Hiring
  • Instruction and Delegation
  • Special Events and Catering
  • Scheduling Equipment Repairs
  • Vendor Relationships
  • Operation and Control
  • Employee Development
  • Large-Scale Food Preparation
  • Timely Food Delivery
  • Customer Preferences
  • Safe Food Handling Practices
  • Food Inventory Management
  • Proper Storage Procedures
  • Safety and Sanitation Standards
  • Portion and Cost Control
  • Waste Control
  • Cooking and Baking
  • Station Preparation
  • Shipment Preparation
  • Developing Menus
  • Proper Food Storage
  • Staff Meetings
  • Chef Assistance
  • Professional Relationships
  • Food Safety and Quality
  • Policy Application
  • Attentive to Detail
  • Allergy Sensitivities
  • Streamlining Processes
  • Order Accuracy
  • Temperature Monitoring
  • Disciplinary Action
  • High-Volume Environments
  • Staff Performance Assessments
  • Kitchen Sanitization
  • Guest Satisfaction
  • Order Delivery Procedures
  • Production Data Records
  • Complex Problem-Solving
  • Daily Logs
  • Critical Thinking
  • Servsafe Certified
  • Inventory and Supply Management
  • Operational Efficiency
  • Organization and Prioritization
Work History
04/2019 to Current
Stand Lead / Cook Levy City, STATE,
  • Prepared ingredients ahead of time to promote efficiency in dish garnishing.
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity.
  • Took over line positions in event of emergency.
  • Taught kitchen staff safety protocols and food handling standards.
  • Supervised line cooks to monitor food safety and order accuracy.
  • Delegated jobs within kitchen depending on traffic and employee skill.
  • Took food orders from cashiers and cooked items quickly to complete order items together and serve hot.
  • Created identical dishes numerous times daily with consistent care, attention to detail and quality.
  • Maintained well-stocked stations with supplies for maximum productivity.
  • Upheld optimal staff and customer protections by monitoring food handling, cleaning and sanitation protocols.
  • Monitored cooks and dishwasher performance and suggested improvements to streamline processes and increase team efficiency.
  • Trained other team members to cook in my designated kitchen during events so that I was able to help out and supervise other areas as needed.
  • Created and suggested new ideas and sandwiches which have now been offered and are now on menu for guests to enjoy.
  • Always willing to help out wherever help is needed even when not asked. Whether it be taking out garbage in main kitchen, cleaning what no one else wants to, or even sweeping up spill from guest that I happened to be walking by during event.
  • worked in main kitchen to help prepare hot and cold foods to ready them for events on a regular basis.
  • maintained and trained other team members sanitation and safety protocols
09/2015 to Current
Nutrition Services Manager II Washoe Country School District City, STATE,
  • Recruited, hired and trained all staff, providing direct supervision, ongoing staff development and continuing education to employees.
  • Developed and updated policies and procedures, maintaining compliance with statutory, regulatory and local, state and federal guidelines relating to HIPAA, benefits administration and general liability.
  • Fostered excellence by example by "setting pace" and being hands on mentor to kitchen staff.
  • Monitored and inspected staff processes to eliminate hazards posed for both students and staff while ensuring continuous compliance with regulations.
  • Designed and introduced leadership development, coaching and team management model, resulting in promotion of employees into increased levels of responsibility.
  • Implemented procedures necessary to cook, prepare, and serve food to more then 600 students at times in hour. All while being extremely short staffed most recently.
  • Under general direction, supervise employee’s and coordinate food service operations within facility, including assign and direct food preparation, service, and clean-up activities of kitchen personnel; order and receive food and supplies within scope of established computer inventory program; collect payments, prepare and make bank deposits. Maintains operation reports and employee records. Works collaboratively with site administrators, teachers and parents. Incumbent performs related work as required.
05/2012 to 06/2015
Gas Station Attendant / Cashier Valero Gas Station City, STATE,
  • Processed various forms of payment for gas, merchandise and lottery tickets.
  • Completed accurate cash-in and cash-out procedures of computerized cash register.
  • Arrived on time and dressed professionally in clean company uniform.
  • Confirmed stock levels and expiration dates of merchandise.
  • Carefully examined identification cards to sell alcohol and tobacco products to patrons of legal age.
  • Scheduled and monitored regular vendor deliveries for fuel and store inventory.
  • Provided exemplary customer service by addressing patron complaints and providing accurate information.
  • Prevented and reported loitering and illegal activities taking place on company property.
  • Answered phone calls and returned voicemails.
  • Accurately completed charge logs and batched credit card reports at day end.
  • Performed cash, card and check transactions to complete customer purchases.
  • Maintained current knowledge of store promotions and highlighted sales to customers.
  • Reconciled cash drawer at start and end of each shift, accounting for errors and resolving discrepancies.
  • Used POS system to enter orders, process payments and issue receipts.
  • Operated cash register to record transactions accurately and efficiently.
  • Checked identification for proof-of-age for alcohol and tobacco sales.
  • Demonstrated product features, answered questions, and redirected objections to highlight positive aspects.
  • Conducted inventory counts by adding each item in stock and documented.
  • Lifted up to 50 pounds at once.
  • Set up new sales displays when new product arrived.
  • Learned shift lead and supervisor positions and provided backup at key times.
09/2010 to 06/2015
Nutrition Services Worker /Lunch Lady Pleasanton Unified School District City, STATE,
  • Cleaned and sanitized surfaces, tools, and equipment.
  • Served food according to temperature, safety, and presentation guidelines.
  • Followed all proper handling procedures for prepared foods, ingredients, and leftovers.
  • Provided exemplary service to students, staff, and visitors.
  • Cooked food per recipe requirements in large batches for routine school breakfasts, lunches, and special events.
  • Transported dirty utensils, dishes and trays to kitchen to help team stay on top of cleaning.
  • Collected trash, wiped up spills and removed trays to maintain fresh and clean customer areas.
  • Restocked condiments, beverages, and utensils per expected use levels.
  • Prepared ingredients and recipe components ahead of time.
  • Maintained adequate levels of condiments and well-stocked drink stations to keep service flowing smoothly.
  • Received and stored incoming supplies according to procedures.
  • Inspected appliances, commercial fryers, and ovens to verify proper working order.
  • Tracked meal purchases and accepted payments at cash register.
  • Checked dining area supplies of linens, wrapped silverware and replenished low stock.
  • Assisted cashiers with processing customer payments and documenting orders.
  • Managed customer deliveries and assisted with carrying out orders to promote maximum satisfaction.
  • Delivered exceptional guest experiences through attentive service and quick response to issues.
  • Provided attentive service and proactively assessed guest needs.
  • Monitored dining room inventory and replenished as necessary.
  • Assisted customers with carry-out service.
  • Engaged in suggestive selling and other sales techniques.
  • Offered product samples, answered questions and helped customers find items.
  • Set up advertising signs and displays on shelves, counters and tables.
  • Monitored temperature of cases, shelves and storage areas and reported failures to manager.
  • Filled in as manager at schools when ever needed
  • Helped reduce inventory in schools where needed and kept ordering down to maintain reduction
Expected in 06/2000 to to
High School Diploma:
Village High School - Pleasanton,
  • Servsafe Certified
  • Alcohol Awareness Card
Additional Information

Professional References:

Rhonda Kindrick: (775)232-6243

Donna Reynolds: (808)285-2256

Jennifer Brown: (702)280-0495

Sandra Cardova: (775)530-1015

Maria "Peachy" Abello: (775)357-7050

Martha Ojeda: (775)313-8506

Lacy Hamm: (775)815-0757

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Village High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Stand Lead / Cook
  • Nutrition Services Manager II
  • Gas Station Attendant / Cashier
  • Nutrition Services Worker /Lunch Lady


  • High School Diploma

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