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Olive Garden - Prep Cook Resume Example

Professional Summary

Service-oriented food service worker with more than 5 years experience in restaurant/food service environment. 

  • Food Production
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Service Orientation
  • Troubleshooting
Prep Cook/Buffet Line Server Sep 2008Mar 2014 Olive Garden Colorado Springs, CO
  • Inspect and clean food preparation areas, such as equipment and work surfaces, or serving areas to ensure safe and sanitary food-handling practices.
  • Ensure food is stored and cooked at correct temperature by regulating temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters.
  • Ensure freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items, and rotating stock.
  • Turn or stir foods to ensure even cooking.
  • Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
  • Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
  • Portion, arrange, and garnish food, and serve food to waiters or patrons.
  • Wash, peel, cut, and seed fruits and vegetables to prepare them for consumption.
Rib Cook/Prep Cook Jun 2004Sep 2008 Bloomin' Brands, Inc. Louisville, KY
  • Clean and organize eating, service, and kitchen areas.
  • Notify kitchen personnel of shortages or special orders.
  • Prepare daily food items, and cook simple foods and beverages, such as sandwiches, salads, soups, pizza, or coffee using proper safety precautions and sanitary measures.
  • Select food items from serving or storage areas and place them in dishes, on serving trays, or in takeout bags.
  • Collect and return dirty dishes to the kitchen for washing.
  • Pack food, dishes, utensils, tablecloths, and accessories for transportation from catering or food preparation establishments to locations designated by customers.
  • Clean and sanitize work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes, or silverware.
Deli Worker/Hot Food Prep Worker Oct 2000Jun 2004 [Company Name] [City], [State]
  • Clean and sanitize work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes, or silverware.
  • Store food in designated containers and storage areas to prevent spoilage.
  • Prepare a variety of foods, such as meats, vegetables, desserts, according to customers' orders or supervisors' instructions, following approved procedures.
  • Keep records of the quantities of food used.
  • Wash, peel, and cut various foods, such as fruits and vegetables, to prepare for cooking or serving.
  • Place food trays over food warmers for immediate service, or store them in refrigerated storage cabinets.
  • Portion and wrap the food, or place it directly on plates for service to patrons.
  • Assist cooks and kitchen staff with various tasks as needed, and provide cooks with needed items.
High School Diploma: College Prepatory Springfield, MA Classical High School Jun 1983
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Previous Companies:

  • Olive Garden
  • Bloomin Brands Inc
  • Company Name

Previous Job Positions:

  • Prep Cook
  • Buffet Line Server
  • Rib Cook
  • Deli Worker
  • Hot Food Prep Worker


  • Classical High School

Level of Education:

  • High School Diploma

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