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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Creative and highly regarded [Job Title] successful at driving and sustaining remarkable restaurant growth by offering unparalleled customer experiences. Specializing in [Area of expertise] with skills in concept development and high-quality restaurant operation in [Location]. Dynamic Sushi Chef with a talent for creating beautiful, delicious dishes in a fast-paced restaurant. Smart and driven to work hard, educate patrons and project a pleasant demeanor. Looking to join a new organization in a part-time role as a [Job Title]. Talented Sushi Chef offering over [Number] years of experience working in fine Japanese restaurants. Desiring the opportunity to take on a new role with a [Type of Restaurant] in [Name of City]. Food-loving professional with more than [Number] years' expertise working in Japanese restaurants. Offering a terrific background as a Sushi Chef, boasting skills in from-scratch sauces, food plating techniques and [Skill]. Gifted professional with undeniable talents in [Skill] and [Skill]. Passionate individual creating healthy dishes made with locally grown ingredients. Ready for new challenge creating tasty meals for successful establishment. Talented kitchen leader and team motivator successful at maintaining staff focus, efficiency and productivity in high-volume, fast-paced operations. Experienced with [Type] cuisine, sourcing ingredients, controlling budgets and boosting restaurant profiles. Conversational [Language] skills. Self-motivated [Job Title] with [Number] years of expertise preparing memorable dishes with fresh ingredients. Well-trained in [Type] and [Type] cuisines. Master in [Skill] and [Technique]. Seasoned Executive Chef with [Number] years of culinary experience. Maintains and handles all operations for establishment and staff. Received [Type] Award for culinary excellence. Talented [Type] Chef with sound knowledge of food preparation and restaurant management. Solid understanding of managing all personnel activity in hospitality industry. Exceptional communication skills with ability to give clear instructions to subordinates. Organized and reliable with outstanding menu creation capabilities. High-performing Chef offering [Number] years of restaurant experience. Excellent communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills. Talent for building streamlined, cohesive teams. Professional Chef adept at expertly managing and guiding team of [Number] kitchen personnel in production of [Type] cuisine. Well-versed in overseeing construction, quality and deliverance of each plate.

Skills
  • Sanitation and Cleaning
  • Decision Making
  • Coordinating Kitchen Staff
  • Cost Control and Budgeting
  • Customer Service
  • Team Collaboration
  • Cooking Technique Demonstrations
  • Relationship Building
  • Creative Thinking
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Hospitality Services
  • Performance Improvement
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Kitchen Equipment Operation
  • Resolving Complaints
Work History
06/2019 to 02/2021 Sushi Chef Accor Hotels | Los Angeles, CA,
  • Aligned seasonal plans with ingredient availability and key area events for optimal promotions.
  • Educated guests on different types of fish and shellfish to aid decision-making on sushi orders.
  • Initiated training for new team members on culinary techniques to improve productivity and increase kitchen workflows.
  • Actively participated in planning sushi menu and crafted new items for special events.
  • Used various types of knives, hand tools and utensils to fillet fish in preparation for sushi.
  • Modernized processes for kitchen staff to reduce guest wait times and boost daily output.
  • Pleasantly welcomed patrons entering sushi bar, offering to explain menu options.
  • Prevented cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when cooking and plating meals for food allergy sufferers.
  • Collaborated with vendors to source desired recipe ingredients while maintaining tight cost controls.
  • Collaborated with staff members to create meals for large banquets.
  • Obtained fresh, local ingredients, resulting in lower grocery costs.
  • Placed orders to restock items before supplies ran out.
  • Maintained well-organized mise en place to keep work consistent.
  • Produced revolutionary [Type] menu offerings to put establishments on local, regional and national map.
  • Developed and cooked memorable dishes that brought new customers into establishment.
  • Scheduled and received food and beverage deliveries, adhering to food cost and budget.
01/2019 to 11/2019 Sushi Chef Accor Hotels | Dallas, TX,
  • Aligned seasonal plans with ingredient availability and key area events for optimal promotions.
  • Educated guests on different types of fish and shellfish to aid decision-making on sushi orders.
  • Initiated training for new team members on culinary techniques to improve productivity and increase kitchen workflows.
  • Supervised and enhanced work of [Number]-person team producing more than [Number] plates per day.
  • Actively participated in planning sushi menu and crafted new items for special events.
  • Used various types of knives, hand tools and utensils to fillet fish in preparation for sushi.
  • Modernized processes for kitchen staff to reduce guest wait times and boost daily output.
  • Pleasantly welcomed patrons entering sushi bar, offering to explain menu options.
  • Prevented cross-contamination from utensils, surfaces and pans when cooking and plating meals for food allergy sufferers.
  • Obtained fresh, local ingredients, resulting in lower grocery costs.
  • Placed orders to restock items before supplies ran out.
  • Maintained well-organized mise en place to keep work consistent.
  • Produced revolutionary [Type] menu offerings to put establishments on local, regional and national map.
01/2018 to 02/2019 Head Server Marriott International | Center Valley, PA,
  • Modeled strategies to wait staff for delivering exceptional and friendly service to every guest, every time.
  • Trained new staff on restaurant operations and policies to strengthen performance.
  • Assigned work tasks and coordinated activities of dining room personnel to provide prompt and effective service to patrons.
  • Trained incoming staff on restaurant's practices, culture and procedures to maximize job satisfaction and productivity.
  • Applied comprehensive knowledge of wine, cider and beer as well to increase daily beverage sales.
  • Led team of [Number] servers and bartenders.
  • Upheld high standards of professionalism when dealing with customer issues, supporting serving staff and waiting on tables.
  • Achieved monthly sales goals by using successful strategies to promote specials, desserts and alcoholic beverages.
  • Carried out complete opening, closing and shift change duties to keep restaurant working efficiently and teams ready to meet customer needs.
  • Stayed up-to-date on menu changes to offer current and accurate information and help customers select optimal meal choices based on individual preferences.
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with timely table check-ins to assess food and beverage needs.
  • Supervised restocking of salad bar and buffet for lunch and dinner service.
  • Reported concerns about intoxicated guests to management, contributing to safe and welcoming environments for all patrons.
  • Held daily meetings with servers on each shift to discuss specials and driving sales of key items.
  • Stored food in designated containers and storage areas to increase shelf life, improve kitchen organization and provide easy access during busy peak service times.
  • Supervised staff of [Number] servers while serving tables and maintaining inventories.
  • Closely monitored restaurant traffic across special days and seasons and designed schedules to optimize coverage.
  • Achieved [Result] by frequently collaborating with chefs on menu changes, staffing needs and ways to improve overall restaurant functionality.
  • Verified up to $[Amount] in daily sales for end-of-day audits and accurately filled out closing paperwork.
  • Managed food resources, memorized orders and coordinated service in [Number]-table restaurant.
01/2010 to 11/2018 Kitchen Manager Bickford Senior Living | Gurnee, IL,
  • Created and deployed successful strategies to boost restaurant performance, streamline food prep processes and increase efficiency in different areas.
  • Delivered in-depth training to workers in food preparation and customer-facing roles to promote strong team performance.
  • Checked and tested foods to verify quality and temperature.
  • Maximized quality assurance by completing frequent checks of line.
  • Coordinated and organized all restaurant inventory.
  • Scheduled and received food and beverage deliveries, adhering to food cost and budget.
  • Applied knowledge of previous supply needs and forecasted business levels to estimate required supplies.
  • Continuously evaluated business operations to effectively align workflows for optimal area coverage and customer satisfaction.
  • Resolved challenging customer complaints to full satisfaction, promoting brand loyalty and maximizing repeat business.
  • Purchased food and cultivated strong vendor relationships.
  • Trained staff on proper cooking procedures as well as safety regulations and productivity strategies.
  • Inspected kitchens to observe food preparation quality and service, food appearance and cleanliness of production and service areas.
  • Motivated staff to perform at peak efficiency and quality.
  • Determined operational weak points and implemented corrective actions to resolve [Type] and [Type] concerns and facilitate [Result].
  • Spearheaded regular maintenance and repair operations to keep building and equipment in peak condition.
  • Helped general management develop prices based on inventory costs and portion sizes.
  • Wiped down counters using sanitizing spray to prevent cross-contamination among food items.
  • Hired, trained and managed all kitchen staff, including employee development, issuing disciplinary action and conducting performance reviews.
  • Maintained high food quality standards by checking delivery contents to verify product quality and quantity.
Education
Expected in 05/2009 GED | Alma Bryant High School, Irvington, AL GPA:

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School Attended
  • Alma Bryant High School
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  • Sushi Chef
  • Head Server
  • Kitchen Manager
Degrees
  • GED

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