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Short Order Cooks prepare foods that are ready in a short time. An average resume sample for Short Order Cook highlights duties like making sandwiches, frying eggs or burgers, operating the microwave computer, using grills, and maintaining the kitchen clean and organized. Employers select candidates who demonstrate in their resumes communication skills, customer service orientation, good hand-eye coordination, basic cooking skills, and food safety regulations knowledge. Short Order Cooks usually hold a high school diploma and undergo culinary training on the job.

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Short Order Cook

Developed strong communication skills through interaction with customers and co-workers

  • Used time management skills in a fast passed environment by preparing multiple food orders for up to sixty or more seats and followed consistent food preparation steps
  • Succeeded in meeting and/or exceeding customer expectations by demonstrating expert customer service techniques
  • Provided excellent customer service dealing with concerns and special food orders including allergies and customer wishes
  • Solved customer complaints and work place problems without supervisor intervention
  • Developed team work skills with cooks, dishwashers and wait staff; through efficient clean up and preparation of food
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Computer Science
2

Shift Leader / Short Order Cook

Responsible for quality and quantity of food served via menu programs and food specifications.

  • Provided individual guidance, group presentations, and written material to staff members on employee health, training, and educational opportunities.
  • Consistently ensured that meals were prepared and served in a timely and proficient manner.
  • Utilized policies, procedures, and systems as per Company operations manual, in addition to industry standards.
  • Developed, revised, and adapted to work techniques for more efficient operation and for training employees.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Culinary Arts
Education
3

Short Order Cook

Prepared food/special dishes using commercial cooking equipment based on restaurant recipes, personal knowledge of cooking, and customers' requests

  • Followed food, health, and safety procedures at all times
  • Ensured all the food and service exceeded the quality and quantity standards of the customers and met the expectations established by the restaurant
  • Greeted customers and requested food and beverage orders
  • Checked with guests throughout their meals to replenish beverages and ensure satisfaction of the food and service
  • Cleaned and replenished supplies in the food preparation and dining area
  • Washed, sanitized, and stocked dishes, utensils, and cookware
  • Provided excellent customer service at all times
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
6
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
HS
High School Diploma
Customer Service Training
4

Short Order Cook

Prepared meals to order for employees and visitors of hospital

  • Set up and tore down station every shift, including sanitization and organization to hospital standards
  • Managed inventory stock levels, including preparation, rotation, projection, and preservation
  • Ensured food and handling safety requirements as outlined by legal and procedural mandate
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Paralegal Studies
5

Short Order Cook

Set up grill line for daily service

  • Created a new Catering Menu
  • Maintained high levels of sanitation and quality
  • Maintained food costs at 28 to 30%
  • Increased weekly sales by 40%
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BA
Culinary Management
Business & Travel
6

Cashier, Short Order Cook, Cheese Monger

Able to provide customers with guidance on proper pairing of artisan cheeses sold in store.

  • Handled cash register sales, while balancing register and preparing daily sales summary and deposits.
  • Routinely handled as many as 50-100 customer contacts a day with no complaints.
  • Quickly and efficiently prepared customized food orders for customers using the company's quality assurance guidelines.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
7

Short Order Cook

Prepared multiple meals in a fast-paced environment under pressure to customers' specifications.

  • Maintained the safe operation of all kitchen equipment such as grills, mixers, griddles, deep fryers and ranges.
  • Took in weekly delivery of kitchen supplies, inventoried, stocked, and maintained stock of all items used in daily operation as required throughout shift.
  • Managed all daily and personal duties while monitoring and training new employees.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Progress
Culinary
Crane Operator ,forklift Op,cdl Training
8

Team Leader/short Order Cook

Supervised and trained employees

  • Conducted inventory and ordered supplies
  • Prepared and distributed food, establishing good communication with customers
  • Maintained sanitary conditions
  • Managed money effectively
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
21
years
at this job
AS
Information Technology / Networking
Criminal Justice
9

Short Order Cook

Communicates with over 100 customers daily regarding menu items, recommendations, and accommodations

  • Assists customers in a respectful, calm and fair manner
  • Manages daily activities including, operating grill, deli and cashiers' service station
  • Creates decorative presentation of products to up sale items
  • Motivates team members to handle customers' request efficiently
  • Adheres to specific instructions and procedures to process inventory accurately
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
15
years
at this job
HS
Customer Service
10

Short Order Cook/food Prep

Prepared and stocked food stations

  • Answered phones, took orders and fulfilled customer requests
  • Maintained clean work stations
  • Greeted customers and provided friendly atmosphere
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job

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