John James

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Location 15h@2xChicago, IL

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Summary

To acquire a challenging career with a solid company utilizing the opportunity to offer proven and developing skills within the company.

To acquire a challenging career with a solid company utilizing the opportunity to offer proven and developing skills within the company.

My Dream Job is Owner and founder of my own restaurant .

Work Experience
  • Server

    Hospitality OneRosemont, IL, US
    May. 2014 to Present (3 years and 6 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    As a porter I’m responsible for washing dishes, product inventory, and keeping industrial kitchen clean at all times. Also trash runs, and light maintenance.
    As wait staff I am contracted to many of Chicago’s upscale venues. I provide tray service, buffet attendant, sweep service, event set up & break down. Also host, bartend, and cashier.

  • Assembler

    Gate GourmetArlington Heights, IL, US
    Jan. 2015 to Jan. 2015 (Less than a month)

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    Role & Tasks:

    • As a food Assembler I was responsible for completing and assembling food items on upright carts and airline equipment, including tray setups. Following airline specifications and usually include tray, paper tray liner, cup, plates, dessert, salad, snacks, bread, butter, condiments and eating utensils.

    • Also responsible for labeling each flight with specifications unique to that flight catering plan. To insure quality and safety to each flight by inspecting airline products before shipping for consumption. Responsible for light maintenance duties and janitorial on daily basis.

  • Cashier

    Dry Clean Direct
    Jan. 2010 to Jan. 2010 (Less than a month)

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    Role & Tasks:

    • As a cashier I was responsible for opening and closing store, working cash registers, daily financial reports, also so responsible for daily deposits.

    • Duties consist of resolving customer service issues regarding lost, damaged, and stolen garments. Responsible for stocking and locating inventory. Data entry for incoming clothing, tagging brands, fabric, and work orders before shipping to cleaning plant. Also to maintain a clean store at all times.

Education
  • Culinary Arts
    Golconda Job Corps
    Jul. 2002 to Oct. 2003

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    GED Degree • GPA: 3.0

    Summary

    Trade school. Learned basic Culinary Arts, while taking G.E.D. courses.

    Awards
    GED
Skills

Chopping

Commissary

Enforcement Of Safety / Sanitation Standards

Equipment Maintenance

Family Meal

Receiving/Organizing

Fish Cookery

Food / Beverage Pairing

Food Budgeting

Servesafe Certified

Food Handlers Certificate

Food Safety Knowledge

Staff education / motivation

Frying

General knife handling

Gluten Free

Up to 100 covers a night

Grilling

Up to 200 covers a night

Inventory

Up to 300 covers a night

Kitchen Cleaning/Sanitation

Up to 50 covers a night

Certifications & Courses
  • BASSET
    Jun. 2016 to Jun. 2018
  • Food Handlers
    sanitation
    Aug. 2016 to Aug. 2018
  • Tips/Team Cert
    May. 2015 to May. 2018
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