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Food Service Specialists are often employed by the Army, and also by private firms, and are responsible for planning menus, ordering supplies, making sure hygiene standards are respected, and coordinating the cooking personnel. Essential skills listed on most Food Service Specialist sample resumes include food storage and preparation knowledge, supervisory skills, leadership, organization, and teamwork. Those seeking to fulfill this type of role should be able to display a high school diploma in their resumes. Food management training represents an advantage.

1

Food Service Specialist

Created purchase orders for food and food items for 12 cafeterias via the AS400.

  • Reconciled invoices to purchase orders.
  • Maintained budget of department and paid monthly invoices averaging $500,000.
  • Developed and implemented systems to maintain records on 90 employees.
  • Compiled monthly payroll reports for 90 employees.
  • Input free and reduced lunch applications for approximately 5,600 students annually.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BA
Accountancy
2

Food Service Specialist

Supervised shift workers engaged in the preparation of, and the cooking of all types of food ensuring that all food safety standards were adhered to

  • Conducted quality and safety inspections, efficient record keeping, auditing and profit and loss management
  • Established inventory control, planned and implemented menus
  • Ordered and purchased supplies and rations within budget
  • Trained, assigned and coordinated shift workers to promote efficiency of operations
  • Supervised the preparation, cooking and serving of over 3,500 meals per day
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
3

Food Service Specialist

Supervised the daily production of menu items in field and or garrison operations

  • Performed duties to include provision of technical guidance to lower ranking personnel
  • Ensured proper procedures were implemented during shift work
  • Efficiently directed and managed a food service operation in excess of $1.5 million dollars
  • Exemplified strong organizational logistical and supervisory strengths
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AA
Business Administration
4

Food Service Specialist

Monitored the receipt, storage, redistribution, and accountability of merchandise worth $720,000

  • Responsible for Accounts Receivable and deposits worth an average of $15,000 monthly
  • Created and maintained personnel files for 100 personnel
  • Trained over 100 personnel on a continuous basis
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
AS
Accounting
BA
It Business System Analysis
5

Food Service Specialist

Operated and maintained large kitchen in garrison and on field training exercises

  • Utilized equipment such as mixer, convection ovens, stoves, grills, and steam kettles
  • Prepared three square meals for approximately seven hundred people daily in an organized dinning facility
  • Monitored food temperatures to maintain safety at all times
  • Performed progressive cooking duties by refilling all empty containers in a timely manner
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Bachelor of Arts
Culinary Arts
6

Food Service Specialist

  • Performed preliminary food preparation procedures; ensured that proper procedures, temperatures, and time periods are adhered to in food preparations.
  • Executed limited supervisory and inspection functions including shift supervision.
  • Supervised and performed duties involving request, receipt, storage, issue, accountability, and preservation of over $1,000,000 worth of food.
  • Advised and taught my staff to become Food Service Specialists.
  • Reached the rank of Specialist/E-4.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
7

Food Service Specialist

Responsible for ordering and receiving $150,000 of perishable and non-perishable items as part of a quarterly budget

  • Conducted cooking clinic, developing five (5) young culinary soldiers
  • Served as shift leader while training and supervising 15 soldiers during preparation of three (3) hot meals daily
  • Project Lead for Consequence Management Response Force
  • Project Lead for the first place team during the Third Infantry Division "Generals Best Mess Competition team"
  • Planned and conducted Brigade Food Service Inspection resulting in the highest cleanliness rating of 34 units (score of 96%)
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
8

Food Service Specialist

Managed and maintained production guides on a daily basis for the dining facility.

  • Inspect to the smallest detail and brief each employee on the plan of the day prior to initiating the work day
  • Guided and trained more than 150 food service personnel on safety and sanitation in the galley.
  • Coordinated the dining and feeding of over 200 military personnel while out in a field environment.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
9

Food Service Specialist

Prepared and/or cooked menu items listed on the production schedule

  • Maintained up to $3,000 in food inventory
  • Surpassed expectations by keeping dining facility within budget by ensuring minimal waste and exceeding set goals by 20%
  • Interacted with customers to fill their orders in a polite and professional manner
  • Resolved issues and complaints to provide quality customer service
  • Worked under pressure, multi-tasked, and met tight deadlines
  • Promoted above peers to a position of responsibility
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Medical Assisting
BS
Public Health
10

Food Service Specialist

Coordinated with four to six teammates to serve over five to seven hundred customers daily ensuring accurate and efficient service to customers.

  • Prepared food for cooking and serving while adhering to sanitation regulations.
  • Inspected equipment and food for proper temperatures and storage practices; resulting in food safety standards being met.
  • Welcomed customers with friendliness and provided assistance or requests; ensuring customer satisfaction.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma

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