Top Food Service Specialist Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Food Service Specialist. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Food Service Specialist resumes they appeared on. For example, 11.4% of Food Service Specialist resumes contained Kitchen Equipment as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Food Service Specialist actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Food Service Specialist resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Kitchen Equipment

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Here's how Kitchen Equipment is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Operated, maintained, and cleaned field kitchen equipment according to manufacturer specifications.
  • Performed general housekeeping duties and preventive maintenance on garrison and field kitchen equipment.
  • Managed procedures on preventive maintenance in dining facility and field kitchen equipment.
  • Performed preventive maintenance on military installation facility and field kitchen equipment.
  • Trained Soldiers on safety practices and familiarization with kitchen equipment.
  • Preformed preventive maintenance on kitchen equipment for safety hazards.
  • Participated in procuring kitchen equipment and dining room furnishings.
  • Operate basic kitchen equipment/tools efficiently and safely.
  • Performed preventive maintenance on garrison kitchen equipment.
  • Completed preventive maintenance on all kitchen equipment.
  • Performed quality control of assigned kitchen equipment.
  • Operated commercial and industrial kitchen equipment.
  • Operated commercial grade kitchen equipment.
  • Adhere to food sanitation standards, cook for mass quantity soldiers, and made sure all kitchen equipment is in operation.
  • Cooked for over 500 Troops Each meals Daily Breakfast Lunch and Dinner Food prep/Grill/Broil/Fry/Sauces /Saute/Salads/ Experience With all kitchen Equipment.
  • Establish, operate, clean, and maintain kitchen equipment; perform general housekeeping duties to promote a sanitized environment.
  • Operated, maintained, and cleaned kitchen equipment and performed preventive maintenance on kitchen equipment when technician was absent.
  • Operated, maintained and cleaned kitchen equipment in order for it to be fully mission capable for next use.
  • Operated various different types of kitchen equipment to include: stoves, grills, fryers, ovens and microwaves.
  • Operated and maintained large kitchen equipment such as convection ovens, stoves, grills, and steam kettles.

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2. Food Service Operations

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Here's how Food Service Operations is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Performed functions as required of another position within area of responsibility to provide overall coverage of food service operations.
  • Performed supervisory and inspection functions including Shift Supervision and consolidated food service operations in field or garrison environments.
  • Operated and managed military food service operations established to subsist and accommodate Coast Guard personal.
  • Evaluated contract food service operations and ensured contractor compliance in food service contract operations.
  • Ensured food service operations were in compliance with safety and sanitation regulations.
  • Act as administrative assistant to the food service officer/food service operations officer.
  • Prepared all administrative actions and reports concerning the food service operations.
  • Prepared complex menu items and supervised consolidated food service operations.
  • Requisitioned all food supplies necessary to support food service operations.
  • Established Field Food Service operations in hostile and combatant environment.
  • Prepared and served food within field/garrison food service operations.
  • Consolidate food service operations in field or garrison environment.
  • Prepared administrative reports concerning multiple food service operations.
  • Supported military food service operations.
  • Monitor requisitions for supplies to support food service operations, and provide food service support during field training exercises.
  • Assisted with training the local national's co-partners in food service operations which built stronger relations with Iraqi people.
  • Position Profile: Responsible for the preparation and service of food in field or garrison food service operations.
  • Prepared timely reports and gave briefings on food service operations to the Chief cook and Commanding Officer.
  • Maintained accountability of daily food service operations such as Class I account in excess of $75,000.
  • Managed and executed food service operations in both stateside and deployed environments for up to 6000 personnel.

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3. Food Preparation

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Here's how Food Preparation is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Performed food preparation procedures, preparing menu items, according to Department of Army regulations for menu preparation.
  • Prepared meal ingredients for executive chefs, managed food preparation station including keeping it sanitary and organized.
  • Trained personnel in correct sanitation procedures, proper food preparation and the operation/maintenance of valuable kitchen equipment.
  • Performed preliminary food preparation procedures and often prepared and/or cooked menu item listed on the production schedule.
  • Performed preliminary food preparation procedures, cooked or baked precisely to the indication of the production schedule.
  • Assisted in food preparation by weighing, measuring and assembling uncooked ingredients according to standardized recipes.
  • Performed preliminary food preparation procedures in a consolidated dining facility that fed over 800 Soldiers daily.
  • Performed preliminary food preparation procedures, prepared and cooked menu items given based on production schedule.
  • Provided training and direction to new workers regarding food preparation, sanitation standards and kitchen operations.
  • Performed preliminary food preparation procedures and ensured army regulations procedures and policies were adhered to.
  • Perform preliminary food preparation procedures and specific cooking methods as prescribed by Army recipes.
  • Sustained a high level of proficiency with all food preparation equipment and culinary utensils.
  • Perform preliminary food preparation procedures in the field and garrison food service operations.
  • Practiced exemplary sanitation practices for food preparation and service in field and garrison.
  • Maintained inside and outside facility cleanliness, along-side food preparation safety precautions.
  • Inspected dining and food preparation/storage areas to ensure efficiency and regulatory compliance.
  • Perform preliminary food preparation procedures and apply food protection and sanitation measures.
  • Preformed food preparation procedures and cooked menu items listed on production schedules.
  • Conducted preliminary food preparation, and prepared and cooked menu items.
  • Maintained overall cleanliness and sanitation of food preparation and dining area.

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4. Proper Procedures

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Here's how Proper Procedures is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Followed proper procedures to prevent Cross Contamination
  • Ensured that proper procedures, temperatures and time periods were applied to in process of completing task according to guidelines.
  • Ensured that proper procedures were followed during food preparation, such as keeping perishable foods at safe temperatures.
  • Inspected work sites and crew trucks for proper procedures, cleanliness and safety.
  • Followed proper procedures on storage of meats, poultry and other perishable items.
  • Ensured that proper procedures, temperatures, and time periods were within compliance.
  • Ensured that proper procedures, temperatures and time periods are according to guideline.
  • Monitored use of government food commodities to ensure that proper procedures are followed.
  • Ensured proper procedures, temperatures, and time periods were adhered.
  • Trained personnel the proper procedures to open and close the facility.
  • Assisted fellow cooks in proper procedures and correct handling techniques.
  • Prepare appetizers, salads, or cold dishes Monitor use of government food commodities to ensure that proper procedures are followed.
  • Train all TCNs and Afghan 1st employees on proper procedures of the kitchen.

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5. Food Safety

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Here's how Food Safety is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Ensured food safety and facility standards were met, tracked performance via weekly/monthly inspections Undisclosed Location Fitness & Recreation Specialist.
  • Ensured personnel practiced safe food handling procedures and observed food safety standards mandated by regulations and local policies.
  • Ensured food safety and facility sanitation through maintaining compliance with all food safety and quality regulations.
  • Repaired dining facility and field service equipment, facilitating food safety and operational compliance.
  • Followed food safety procedures according to state nutritional guidelines and health and sanitation regulations.
  • Received and stored numerous rations, and instilled sanitation measurements for food safety.
  • Enforced basic personal hygiene practices and established proper food safety procedures.
  • Completed comprehensive training program, ensuring adherence to food safety standards.
  • Maintained and updated Veterinary Service Medical and Food Safety Inspection files.
  • Maintained certification in Food Safety and Sanitation.
  • Meet and verify mandated food safety requirements.
  • Conducted food safety and sanitation programs.
  • Follow all company policies and procedures (e.g., safety and security, food safety and handling, personal hygiene).
  • Purchased required food and prepared meals for soldiers Ensured food safety and sanitation procedures were adhered to by myself and fellow soldiers
  • Prepare and supervise the preparation of food for service members following all guidelines set forth in federal food safety regulations.
  • Maintain and consolidate records On The Job Training and Food Safety Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) & GMP environment.
  • Researched and design over 500 food safety and food borne illness prevention brochures to enhance awareness in the local community.
  • Ensured standards of labeling compliance, Evaluated and revised ingredients and recipes, Established procedures for food safety and quality
  • Progressed to Skill Level 2, which adds supervisory responsibilities and includes food safety oversight at a higher level.
  • Maintained food safety standards, recorded inventory of food and supplies, made orders for shipping food and equipment.

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6. Facility Personnel

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Here's how Facility Personnel is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Inspected dining facility, food storage and preparation areas and dining facility personnel.
  • Supervised serving lines and dining facility personnel.
  • Train dining facility personnel on newly purchased equipment to be used in the dining facility.

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8. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service- Conducted routine maintenance on equipment- Prepared food to industry standards- Trained new employees on operations of the shop
  • Honored for successfully executing high customer service standards and for providing professional and high quality services to guests.
  • Exhibited a variety of customer service and administrative skills to resolve customer and/or product complaints quickly and efficiently.
  • Performed shift supervision and inspection functions and provided ultimate customer service to service members and civilians.
  • Provide daily communication as needed to higher command to create transparency and positive internal customer service.
  • Surpassed customers' expectations by preparing quality products and providing World Class customer service.
  • Provided management with reports and documents needed to improve customer service and procedures.
  • Provided customers with excellent customer service by interacting and satisfactorily resolving customer issues.
  • Greeted students, faculty and visitors providing excellent customer service and heartfelt hospitality.
  • Greeted and fed soldiers as dining room attendant Sanitized kitchen Provided customer service
  • Provide excellent customer service when answering questions and taking direct customer orders.
  • Provide excellent customer service according to management and other food service protocol ADDITIONAL
  • Operated switchboard, reservations, assigned temporary lodging and customer service.
  • Enforced standards to assure quality customer service and a professional atmosphere.
  • Perform all aspects of customer service associated with Deli operations.
  • Identified and articulated needs/concerns in regard to customer service quality.
  • Provided superior customer service in a fast-paced retail atmosphere.
  • Balanced fast paced work environment with personalized customer service.
  • Performed customer service duties and food service management restaurant.
  • Maintained high customer service standards and provided exemplary service.

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9. Production Schedules

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Here's how Production Schedules is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Determined production schedules and staff requirements necessary to ensure timely delivery of services.
  • Supervised and prepared production schedules as prescribed by Army recipes guidelines.
  • Prepared daily meal production schedules to prevent account overspending.
  • Completed and maintained production schedules and high dollar dispositions.
  • Prepared production schedules and made necessary menu adjustments.
  • Organized products according to daily and weekly production schedules to ensure freshness while designing new and creative food and scenery options.
  • Trained and managed six shift leaders on improvements to production schedules; resulted in zero food waste in service preparation.
  • Perform QA/QC and Custodial duties daily to ensure accurate production schedules as well as safe and proper equipment operation.
  • Followed production schedules and made sure all products were correct temperature, tasteful and appealing to customers.
  • Developed and implemented production schedules and menus, and generated shopping lists for all class 1 subsistence.
  • Assembled, weighed, measured and delivered ingredients to specified areas according to production schedules.
  • Maintain dining facilities storage facility by interpreting the manager's intent and reading production schedules.
  • Prepared production schedules, accounted for funds, and kept expenditures within budgetary guidelines.
  • Focused towards tasks related to Production Schedules, Headcount, and Management Reports Printing.
  • Produced production schedules while maintaining a balanced and fit meal plan.
  • Prepared and managed production schedules within the budget of the facility.
  • Planned menus, production schedules for daily use and training operations.
  • Created production schedules, accounting for food cost and resources used.
  • Prepared and adjusted production schedules to meet the daily requirements.
  • Ordered rations, took inventory and assisted in production schedules.

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10. Sanitation Measures

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Here's how Sanitation Measures is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Applied food protection and sanitation measures according to institution policy procedures.
  • Apply food protection and sanitation measures in field and garrison environments; receive and store subsistence items, perform general housekeeping.
  • Set up serving lines; garnished food items; applied food protection and sanitation measures; preformed kitchen housekeeping duties.
  • Performed daily set up of serving lines, garnishing food items, and applying food protection and sanitation measures.
  • Prepared serving lines and applied food protection and sanitation measures in accordance with local and military standards and regulations.
  • Prepared food according to standard and dietetic recipes, applying proper food protection and sanitation measures.
  • Inventory, receive and store food supplies in accordance with food protection and sanitation measures.
  • Set up serving line as well as apply food protection and sanitation measures.
  • Applied food protection and sanitation measures in the field and Garrison environments.
  • Applied food service accounting procedures, food protection and sanitation measures.
  • Applied food protection and sanitation measures in food service establishments.
  • Utilized food protection and sanitation measures at all times.
  • Apply food protection and sanitation measures.
  • Set up serving lines, garnishes food items, and applies food protection and sanitation measures in field and garrison environments.
  • Applied garnishments to food items, food protection, and sanitation measures in field and gar- rison environments.

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11. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Performed kitchen equipment maintenance and monthly military preventative maintenance checks and services.
  • Performed preventative maintenance checks and services on military vehicles.
  • Perform preventative maintenance or garrison and field kitchen equipment
  • Supervised and assisted in the proper record keeping, first echelon preventative maintenance, and accountability of all Food service assets.
  • Erected and stored all types of field kitchens and performed preventative maintenance on garrison and field kitchen equipment.
  • Perform preventative maintenance checks and services on the military vehicles in the unit's motor pool.
  • Perform PM (preventative maintenance) on our team vehicles ensuring proper working order.
  • Maintained preventative maintenance of Food Service equipment worth over $100,000.
  • Worked on preventative maintenance to ensure vehicles were mission ready.
  • Review Preventative Maintenance and Fluor QA / QC inspections with Food Service Supervisor to correct all deficiencies.
  • Accounted for documentation on vehicles that were ran through preventative maintenance checks and services.

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12. Storage Areas

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Here's how Storage Areas is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Inspected dining of personnel involved with food preparation/storage areas, and dining facility; determined subsistence requirements.
  • Established operating and work procedures and inspected food preparation and storage areas.
  • Identified material storage areas in addition to coordinated arrangement and material priorities.
  • Organized storage areas in compliance with safety regulations.
  • Inspected dining/storage areas and documented results.
  • Developed and maintained sampling methods, made sensory evaluation, determined and record temperatures of products and food in storage areas.
  • Enforced established operating and work procedures, oversaw inspections of dining area, food preparation, storage areas within dining facility.
  • Stock shelves, counters, or tables with food or concession stand items Stocks storage areas with various products.
  • Maintain cleanliness in all areas of the bar including counters, sinks, utensils, shelves and storage areas.
  • Take and record temperature of food and food storage areas such as refrigerators and freezers minimize waste.
  • Manage to take and record food temperatures, food storage areas, such as refrigerators and freezers.
  • Monitored sanitation of cooking, prepping, and storage areas to ensure food safety and quality control.
  • Used standard sampling methods: evaluated and recorded temperatures of products in storage areas.
  • Selected food items from serving or storage areas and placed them in serving bar.
  • Inspected kitchens and dining areas, requisitioned supplies and maintained storage areas.
  • Monitor and inspect dining facility, equipment, and storage areas.
  • Determine and record temperatures of products and food in storage areas.
  • Inspected kitchen work areas, equipment, supplies and storage areas.
  • Established operating and work procedures, inspected dining, food preparation/storage areas and dining facility personnel.
  • Inspected food preparation and storage areas daily.

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13. Army Recipes

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Here's how Army Recipes is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Prepare and cook food items listed on the menu production schedule by Army recipes and regulation.
  • Prepared foods IAW Army recipes and trained subordinates in food service preparations and sanitation.
  • Serve over 200 soldiers as arranged by Army recipes that promotes healthy food choices.
  • Use a variety of prescribed cooking methods indicated by Army recipes.
  • Followed U.S. Army recipes to prepare a variety of foods.
  • Prepared food items on production chart according to Army recipes.
  • Prepared items as prescribed by Army recipes.
  • Prepared food products prescribed by Army recipes.
  • Bake, fry, braise, boil, as prescribed by Army recipes.
  • Baked, fried, braised, boiled simmered, steamed, and saut ed as prescribed by Army recipes.
  • Cook and serve a large number of soldiers by following the army recipes.
  • Learn how to cook, fry, braise, boil, and saut Army recipes.
  • Bake, fry, braise, boil, simmer, steam, and saut aspire scribed by Army recipes.

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14. Combat

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Here's how Combat is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Guided and Supervised Afghanistan Military Personal in combat meal preparation and cooking.
  • Achieved completion of Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training so far in my Military Career in the National Guard.
  • Served as the Senior Food Operations for a Mechanized Company in support of the 20th Support Command and Combatant Commanders.
  • Operated military wheeled vehicles and equipment in support of combat and non operations as a Member of EOD security team.
  • Crossed trained in radio and satellite communications, TCCC combat life saver, basic field and advanced combat medical training.
  • Supervised and trained incoming cooks on the preparation of hot meals in the dining facility and under combat situations.
  • Established a high standard of excellence in a structured environment Served more than 300 soldiers daily Trained in tactical combat
  • Orchestrated all food service support operations and activities for the Battalion's Combat Team consisted of 2000 soldiers.
  • Managed and operated a dining facility feeding more than 300 troops and civilians deployed in a combat area.
  • Prepared and served over 600 meals in a combat war zone 3 times daily with a team.
  • Implemented emergency, disaster, and combat feeding plans and training to vigilantly execute high risk situations.
  • Managed lower enlisted soldiers, Worries Leaders Course, combative programmed; uses discipline for controlled actions.
  • Supervised a dining facility for 6 months in a combat zone serving over 2500 military personnel daily.
  • Served one combat tour in Operation Iraqi Freedom in support of United States and Coalition Forces.
  • Participated in and conducted weekly food inspection, combat, weapons, and first aid training.
  • Required to deploy and execute combat field food service procedures on a moment's notice.
  • Prepared and trained for war and emergency situations that would require combat life saving techniques.
  • Received CLS (Combat Lifesaver) in order to provide emergency first aid to soldiers.
  • Implemented emergency, disaster, and combat feeding plans as well as coordinated logistical support.
  • Certified as both a U.S. Army Combat Medic and as a Food Service Specialist.

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15. Stores Subsistence Items

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Here's how Stores Subsistence Items is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Received and stores subsistence items.

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16. US Army

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Here's how US Army is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Verified and Maintained records on incoming/outgoing shipments in accordance with US Army Supply and transportation regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Supply Tech Issued and received ammunition following US ARMY protocol and procedures as part of job cross-training for 286th signal company.
  • Supervised a team of 10 Cooks, ensuring the preparation of meals for 500+ US Army personnel.
  • Utilized and observed proper cutting, chopping, lifting and cleaning techniques to US Army Regulation.
  • Prepared 3 meals per day for a US Army organization feeding more than 800 people.
  • Conducted daily inspections and checks according to US ARMY and KBR (S.O.P.)
  • Head leadership/management within the US Army Base Commissaries & other on site establishments.
  • Maintained kitchen, equipment and dining areas were up to US Army standards.
  • Received recognition as distinguished graduate of US Army Food Service Specialist course.
  • Created specialized menus to cater to the US Army's needs.
  • Awarded 2nd best US Army Dining Facility in all of Korea.
  • Remain fit and able to carry out various Army duties.
  • Entered US Army upon graduation from high school.
  • Noncommissioned Officer with 20 years of military services in the US Army provides the leadership, guidance and training to soldiers.
  • Stationed at Ft. Sheridan, IL.Inspected incoming subsistence at US Army base Commissary store and Post Exchange.
  • Prepared meals for the US Army troops and managed troopsOrdered food rations and supplies

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17. Technical Guidance

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Here's how Technical Guidance is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Provide technical guidance to incoming personnel, ensuring understanding of food service preparation safety policies and procedures.
  • Provided technical guidance to lower enlisted soldiers on garrison and field kitchen operations and equipment.
  • Provided technical guidance to personnel performing food service functions in field and garrison environments.
  • Provided technical guidance to junior personnel and developed statistical sampling procedures.
  • Provided technical guidance to personnel in various kitchen operations.
  • Provided technical guidance to lower personnel ensuring proper procedures, temperatures, and time periods are adhered to during preparation.
  • Performed duties in previous skill levels and provided technical guidance to lower grade personnel in garrison and field kitchen operations.
  • Supervised and provided technical guidance to 15 personnel providing meals for over 1000 soldiers, three times a day.
  • Assisted lower grade personnel and provided technical guidance in the accomplishment of supply and security activities and associated duties.
  • Implement combat feeding plans; provided technical guidance to lower grade personnel in garrison and field kitchen operations.
  • Supervised and provided technical guidance to 13 personnel providing meals to 1200 soldiers, 3 times a day.
  • Provided daily technical guidance to lower grade personnel in restaurant, cafeteria settings and field kitchen operations.
  • Trained in the use of tear gas and explosives Expert in tactical and technical guidance.
  • Provided technical guidance to junior grade personnel in garrison and field kitchen operations.
  • Provided technical guidance, with six months of training, to junior personnel.
  • Provided technical guidance to soldiers under my direct command.
  • Provide technical guidance to lower grade personnel.
  • Provide technical guidance to junior personnel.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on garrison and field kitchen equipment.Provide technical guidance to lower grade personnel in garrison and field kitchen operations.
  • Provided technical guidance to lower grade personnel in garrison and field operations Experienced working extended hours in an uncontrolled environment

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18. Medal

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Here's how Medal is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Received Army Commendation Medal for dedicated service while deployed and Army Achievement Medal for professional contributions during tank range qualifications.
  • Received a medal for original dishes prepared from creative thought and experimentation without recipes.
  • Received Army Accommodation Medal for outstanding work and creativeness on Culinary Team.
  • Received an Expeditionary Medal and Letter of Commendation.
  • Awarded a NDSM, (National Defense Service Medal) for serving 1 year of active duty as a US Soldier.
  • Received Army Achievement Medal in 2006 for organizing Thanksgiving dinner for The Old Guard of approximately 1,800 soldiers and civilians.
  • Awarded a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for consistently preforming his duty in an exemplary and highly professional manner.
  • Awarded the Army Achievement Medal for the Dining Facility being recognized as the best on the installation.
  • Received the Arizona Defense and War on Terrorism Medals during my deployment on the Arizona Border.
  • Earned several awards and a medal for my bravery, commitment and dedication to my country.
  • Received Army Achievement Medal in 2006 for helping organize Thanksgiving dinner for The Old Guard.
  • Received Army commendation medal of Meritorious Service and ranked #1 in NCO Leadership School.
  • Awarded good conduct medal, expert rifle, Army Achievement award and many more.
  • Received army achievement medal for graduating as Honor Graduate from technical training school.
  • Received the Army Achievement Medal for various jobs in kitchen and field environment.
  • Awarded Army Achievement Medal for outstanding work in the dining facility on Thanksgiving 2014
  • Earned a Good Conduct Medal and Army Achievement Medal during those years.
  • Received many awards including solider of the month and accommodation medals.
  • Awarded Army Achievement Medal (x2) * Security Clearance: Secret
  • Awarded Army Commendation Medal for dedication to Tower Guard Position.

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19. Inspection Functions

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Here's how Inspection Functions is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Performed supervisory and inspection functions which, included ensuring proper procedures were being conducted according to guideline.
  • Supervised performance, coordinated activities, performed quality assurance inspection functions.
  • Performed under limited supervisory and inspection functions as a shift leader.
  • Performed limited supervisory and inspection functions including galley shift supervision.
  • Executed inspection functions including Lead supervision during overnight shifts.
  • Perform supervisory and inspection functions including shift management.
  • Preform supervisory and inspection functions including shift supervision.
  • Performed limited supervisory and inspection functions.
  • Performed supervisory and inspection functions in the absence of the Battalion Mess Chief.
  • Assisted in inspection functions and shift supervision.

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20. Grade Personnel

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Here's how Grade Personnel is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Provide guidance to lower grade personnel ensuring that proper procedures, standards and temperatures are adhered to.
  • Provided guidance to 28 lower grade personnel in dining area.
  • Provide guidance to lower grade personnel in kitchen operations.
  • Supervised and assigned daily tasks to lower grade personnel.
  • Provided guidance to lower grade personnel in garrison.

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21. Fire Prevention Procedures

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Here's how Fire Prevention Procedures is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Directed safety, security, and fire prevention procedures, performed limited supervisory and inspection functions including shift supervision.
  • Managed 12 personnel as the shift supervisor; directed safety, security, and fire prevention procedures.
  • Direct safety, security, and fire prevention procedures in the Dining Facility.
  • Directed all kitchen staffs safety, security, and fire prevention procedures.
  • Directed safety, security, and fire prevention procedures.
  • Ensured proper procedure and time periods were adhered to in preparation and training.Directed safety, security, and fire prevention procedures.

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22. Ensure Cleanliness

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Here's how Ensure Cleanliness is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Inspect dining and serving areas to ensure cleanliness and proper set up.
  • Inspected dining and serving areas to ensure cleanliness and proper setup Applied the positive reinforcement method to redirect negative behaviors.

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23. Military Personnel

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Here's how Military Personnel is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Coordinated successful deployment training while being a logistics liaison between higher ranking military personnel and our supply sector.
  • Trained and managed military personnel in field food service training and achieved significant improvements in their productivity.
  • Followed strict safety and preparation guidelines for 3 meals prepared daily for military personnel.
  • Performed administrative tasks associated with processing and reviewing standard military personnel transactions.
  • Prepared meals for military personnel, dependents and retired customers.
  • Received numerous coins for excellence from many high-ranking military personnel.
  • Develop collaborative relationships with all levels of military personnel.
  • Evaluated military personnel performance in all facets of training.
  • Cook for military personnel in a garrison environment.
  • Ordered food items required for the operation of a dining facility in support of approximately 250 military personnel per meal.
  • Provided administrative support and service to over 180 military personnel assigned to the largest post in the United States Army.
  • Acquired a position as shift leader, responsible for supervision of two military personnel and three civilians.
  • Assisted senior leadership with quarterly budget of $100,000 to supply nutritional support to military personnel.
  • Coordinated the dining and feeding of over 200 military personnel while out in a field environment.
  • Prepared 3 nutritional meals daily including over 200 box lunches for military personnel in training.
  • Provided food service as a cook to large numbers of military personnel on military base.
  • Prepared, cooked, and serve nutrient food products for all assigned military personnel.
  • Interviewed and placed all new military personnel on work assignments in the Dining Facility.
  • Prepared breakfast, lunch, and dinner for over 700 military personnel daily.
  • Prepare food and support military personnel in the field and food garrison.

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24. Honorable Discharge

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Here's how Honorable Discharge is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Completed service and received an honorable discharge
  • Served 8 years as a Food Service Specialist in the USMC, receiving an honorable discharge with the rank of Sergeant.
  • Supervised subordinates on midnight shift, held E-4 grade until honorable discharge after 4 years.
  • Reason for leaving: Honorable Discharge for end of time in active Army service.
  • Served on active duty for three years and received an honorable discharge
  • Served in Military for 5 years with Honorable Discharge.
  • Earned promotion from E1 to E4 and Honorable Discharge.
  • Separated from the Army with an Honorable discharge.
  • Completed service with an honorable discharge.
  • Received honorable discharge and several commendations.
  • Major Honorable Discharge after 8 years of total service
  • Rank E-4) Honorable Discharge I prepared, cooked and served meals for 300+ personnel per meal, high sanitation.
  • Fulfilled obligation ( can provide a copy of DD 214) Honorable discharge
  • Cook) With a Honorable discharge.
  • Received Nuclear Secret Security Force Training Top Secret Security Clearance(IN ACTIVE ) (Honorable Discharge)
  • Rank E-4 Honorable Discharge Army Achievement Medal Field Certificate of Achievement Award
  • Honor Graduate Good Conduct Medal Honorable Discharge 1.

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25. Kitchen Appliances

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Here's how Kitchen Appliances is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Maintained cleanliness and sanitary conditions on all galley equipment, kitchen appliances, work areas and storerooms.
  • Cleaned and inspected galley equipment, kitchen appliances, work areas, and cooking equipment.
  • Performed basic maintenance on kitchen appliances, cleaned and sanitized kitchen and dining areas.
  • Performed routine maintenance and repairs on industrial galley equipment and kitchen appliances.
  • Clean and inspect equipment and kitchen appliances being used.
  • Utilize kitchen appliances to prepare food.

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26. Inventory Control

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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Inventory Control Maintained records of all food supplies assigned to dining facility using a standardized inventory control system.
  • Specialized in hospitality services which involved planning, organizing, and inventory control.
  • Conducted manual inventories; utilized Army-specific software packages for inventory control.
  • Assisted Senior Salad Specialist with inventory control and budgeting.
  • Established inventory control and planned and implemented menus.
  • Assisted Supervisor with inventory control and stock ordering
  • Maintain daily and weekly inventory control
  • Develop and train supervisors on customer service, leadership skills, inventory control, budget analysis, ordering and production.
  • Warehouse manager - in charge of shipping and receiving, inventory control, purchased orders, and maintenance.
  • Supervised food service accounting, purchasing, receiving, stocking, rotation of products, and inventory control.
  • Engaged in the management of inventory control programs, property, reports, and maintained records.
  • Assisted in preparing the end of month financial report which also included inventory control.
  • Maintained ordering, inventory control and proper receiving and storage of products.
  • Performed food service duties relative to basic inventory control and food preparation.
  • Maintained proper inventory control, storage and food handling practices.
  • Designed and implemented monitoring systems for sanitation, inventory control, purchasing and cost control.
  • Perform inventory control using handheld devices, conduct physical inventory of accountable property.
  • Designed meal plans for fellow soldiers on a bi-weekly basis Managed and evaluated the ration room for inventory control.
  • Handled inventory control worth over $60,000 Prepared food for a garrison dining facility and field feeding system.
  • Worked in numerous commissary environments as well as well as shipping and handling and inventory control.

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27. Sanitation Standards

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Here's how Sanitation Standards is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Verified processing of food products met sanitation standards, to effectively prevent unsanitary conditions and adulteration of products.
  • Ensured prescribed preparation and serving items are utilized, maintaining safety and sanitation standards.
  • Worked with Preventive Medicine to oversee and maintain military food service sanitation standards.
  • Managed inventory, training, and military sanitation standards for dining facilities/crew.
  • Maintained a working knowledge of sanitation standards and procedures to prevent contamination.
  • Maintained health and sanitation standards according to prescribed regulations.
  • Maintained proper sanitation standards to provide safe work/dining environment.
  • Reviewed sanitation standards adverse actions and made recommendations.
  • Maintained sanitation standards and food preparation equipment.
  • Maintained and improved productivity and sanitation standards.
  • Shift leader - ensuring meals are prepared on time, sanitation standards are upheld, and proportions are correct.
  • Assured that food was maintained at proper temperature; performed custodial and housekeeping duties; and maintained sanitation standards.
  • Computed proportions and prepared a variety of foods and baked goods in accord with proper nutrition and sanitation standards.
  • Graduated Shift leader/food handler courses which enforced sanitation standards and proper storage of food, prevented food-borne illness.
  • Inspected sanitation standards were followed and kitchen standard of procedures were followed and enforced.
  • Train new members on sanitation standards and expectations required by the Coast Guard.
  • Ensured quality of food while meeting sanitation standards.
  • Practiced and maintained Air Force Sanitation standards.
  • Maintain high Army sanitation standards.
  • Comply with sanitation standards Oversee timely provision and servicing operational supplies.

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28. Special Dietary

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Here's how Special Dietary is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Planned well-balanced menus incorporating special dietary accommodations and restrictive guidelines for readiness of meals.
  • Composed and prepared specialized menus for military members with special dietary needs.
  • Prepared special dietary and nutritional restricted portions.
  • Make special dietary and nutritional meals according to numbers of portions to be served.
  • Cooked foodstuffs according to menus, special dietary and nutritional restrictions, and numbers of portions served.
  • Serve the students in the community and ensure that all special dietary needs are met.

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29. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Position required practice in food service safety procedures and sanitation.
  • Practiced food service sanitation and safety procedures.
  • Executed specific food sanitation and safety procedures.
  • Reserved rooms and classes, kept patrons informed on safety procedures and policies for fitness equipment and facilities.
  • Monitored the sandwich bar as a group leader in accordance to food service regulations and safety procedures.
  • Followed all safety procedures to ensure a clean and safe work environment for all customers and employees.
  • Set operation policies and standards, including determining the safety procedures for the handling of dangerous goods.
  • Followed safety procedures for civilian, U.S. Army regulations and, hospital policies at all times.
  • Worked independently or as a team to accomplish the mission and adhered to safety procedures.
  • Worked with team members to ensure safety procedures and regulations were followed while serving.
  • Analyzed and established safety procedures and use of food service equipment.
  • Skilled in the use of all kitchen appliances and safety procedures.
  • Inspect food quality, handling, and safety procedures.
  • Supervised kitchen staff for correct food and safety procedures.
  • Adhered to safety procedures and standards, i.e.
  • Explained safety procedures and standards to clients.
  • Establish and maintain all safety procedures.
  • Clean various commercial kitchen equipment utilizing safety procedures and ensuring proper sanitization.
  • Enforced proper safety procedures Supervised and trained employees

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30. Cooking Surfaces

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Here's how Cooking Surfaces is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Maintained and assured food preparation area, cooking surfaces and utensils were within state guidelines and regulations.
  • Maintained sanitation of the food prep areas, cooking surfaces, as well as utensils.

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31. Nutritional Restrictions

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Here's how Nutritional Restrictions is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Cook meals according to menus, special diets, nutritional restrictions or numbers of portions to be served.
  • Cooked foodstuffs according to menus, diet, and nutritional restrictions.
  • Prepare meals according to menu, special dietary and nutritional restrictions.
  • Cook foodstuffs according to menus, special dietary or nutritional restrictions, or numbers of portions to be served.
  • Cook foodstuffs according to menus, special dietary or nutritional restrictions.

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32. Food Service Equipment

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Here's how Food Service Equipment is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Maintained serviceability and operation capable for millions of dollars of field food service equipment.
  • Inspected and evaluated food service equipment and identified maintenance requirements to management.
  • Performed preventive maintenance on food service equipment.
  • Maintained security of food service equipment.
  • Developed, coordinated, and monitored budget requirements for food service equipment and expendable supplies for both garrison and field requirements.
  • Supervised the planning, preparation, operation, and maintenance of all Food service equipment in support of company's mission.
  • Serviced and Maintained a large and expensive amount of food service equipment in desert like conditions.
  • Operated specialized food service equipment, assisted in menu planning, record keeping and other functions.
  • Conducted and coordinated all ship to shore movements and in country for food service equipment.
  • Update inventory and perform proper maintenance of all food service equipment on a monthly basis.
  • Maintained accountability of food service equipment and sanitary field conditions valued at $150,000.
  • Maintained an accurate log of food service equipment and tools used to prepare meals.
  • Operated, and maintained specialized food service equipment, preparation area, and facility.
  • Operate, maintain, and clean food service equipment- both field and garrison.
  • Maintained and accounted for food service equipment valued at over $500,000.
  • Maintained food service equipment in line with ServSafe standards and health codes.
  • Maintain food service equipment and areas in a clean and sanitary condition.
  • Operate, disassemble, and clean basic food service equipment.
  • Aided in development and inventory of food service equipment.
  • Operated, maintained and cleaned food service equipment.

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34. Recipe Cards

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Here's how Recipe Cards is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Adhered to established recipe cards and local and national sanitation requirements.
  • Streamlined menus and 260+ recipe cards, decreasing food waste by 90% and saving over $100K in annual expenses.
  • Prepared, cooked, and served 3 meals daily for up to 350 personnel in accordance with recipe cards.
  • Ensured Soldiers followed all recipe cards and served all meals IAW Dining Facility's hours of operation.
  • Cooked and prepared 14K meals monthly in accordance with menu production logs and standard recipe cards.
  • Followed recipe cards and prepared product in according to the standard indicated on the card.
  • Maintained organization of recipe cards, menus, and expense and daily usage reports.
  • Ensured meals were within guidelines of recipe cards and Food Service Production Log.
  • Monitor cooks making sure they follow recipe cards and use proper sanitation methods.
  • Prepared breads, rolls, muffins, and cakes according to recipe cards.
  • Prepare hot and cold food items according to recipe cards.
  • Followed recipe cards and practiced high standards of sanitation.
  • Compiled recipe cards and portions needed based on menu.
  • Follow the production schedule and follow all recipe cards.
  • Prepared meals according to meal and recipe cards.
  • Read and utilized recipe cards and sanitation manuals.
  • Prepare food in accordance to recipe cards.
  • Prepared and served food using recipe cards.
  • Cooked food from scratch using recipe cards.
  • Followed recipe cards and adjusted for taste.

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35. Basic Training

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Here's how Basic Training is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Awarded Food Service Position at the culmination of 8-weeks basic training and addition 8-weeks of intensive, specialized food service training.
  • Completed Basic Training after junior year of High School, and Advanced Individual Training after Senior Year of High School.
  • Awarded position at the culmination of 12-week basic training and an additional 9 weeks of intensive, specialized job training.
  • Achieved squad leader status on first day of basic training, and held position for the duration of training.
  • Learned basic training and leadership skills that I have now applied to everyday life.
  • Developed Strict Discipline and punctuality while in basic training, and throughout career.
  • Graduated Basic Training in top 10% with Honors.
  • Attended basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
  • Completed Basic Training Completed Advanced Individual Training For Food Inspection Specialist
  • attended Basic Training and Advanced Individualized Training
  • Attended Basic Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina Attended 92 Gulf School at Fort Lee in Virginia; graduated with honors
  • Graduated top of my class in Basic Training Graduated top of my class in culinary school.

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36. Dfac

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Here's how Dfac is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Supervised a team of 200 civilian employees and 5 soldiers DFAC facilities; assigning tasks and reviewing progress and end results.
  • Can shut down a DFAC (Dining Facility) kitchen at any given point after chow is complete.
  • Administrated supply warehouse and maintained OIF DFAC dining facility while continuing knowledge of Logistics and Supply trade.
  • Assist the DFAC Supervisor in scheduling to ensure proper staffing is being maintained at all times.
  • Filled a Master Sergeant billet for 3 months, administering a $1.1M DFAC contract.
  • Coordinated DFAC labor requirements, rations, supplies, equipment, and equipment maintenance activities.
  • Assure compliance with all company policies, procedures, and the DFAC PWS, DTG.
  • Provided supervision, cash management and transaction control for DFACs located on post hospital.
  • Maintained accountability of all equipment and food service records as DFAC Manager from 1988 thru
  • Monitor computer usage and updated hard drives across the DFACs.
  • Helped create menu guidelines for the DFac and organize the implementation of these menus.
  • serve 3 meals a day for 300+ soldiers in a dfac or field environment
  • prepared meals and served over 1000 soldiers and civilians in the garrison dfac and in the field attend culinary arts classes
  • Coordinate DFAC labor requirements for both EXPATs and LNs Ensures highest standards of safety and sanitation.
  • Battle Drills Leadership role Maintained supply and orderliness of Garrison & DFAC Protected America Defend America

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37. Functional Operation

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Here's how Functional Operation is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Assessed and trained personnel for promotion to cross-functional operations.
  • Inspected equipment for cleanliness and functional operation.
  • Inspected equipment and work areas to ensure cleanliness, functional operation, and conformance to established sanitation standards.
  • Clean and inspect equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas to ensure cleanliness and functional operation.
  • Clean and inspect galley equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas to ensure cleanliness and functional operation.

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38. Special Events

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Here's how Special Events is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Organized special events for high ranking government officials and military officers.
  • Cooked food as per received contract orders at military club for every-day meals, special events and private parties.
  • Supervised shift and prepared a more complex menu for Holidays, Special Events, and Ceremonies.
  • Contracted civilian workers for numerous special events such as Admiral's Change of Command Ceremony.
  • Baked consistent quality items for soldier's daily meals and military post special events.
  • Coordinated in-house catering service for special events, meetings, promotions, and graduations.
  • Cooked food and prepared menus at military dining facility for special events and parties.
  • Led planning and execution of all special events / receptions at the school.
  • Created ice sculptures for major events such as military holidays and special events.
  • Created unique menus and catered special events for prestigious Coast Guard events.
  • Assisted with four special events as well rounded team player.
  • Provide additional support staff during catered and special events.
  • Coordinate supplies for special events held at the hospital.
  • Prepared and coordinated food service for special events.
  • Prepare food and decoration/garnish for special events.
  • Served for special events including weddings.
  • Coordinated meal requests for special events.
  • Coordinated food and beverage logistics for special events such as Mardi Gras river crossings in New Orleans, LA.

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39. New Soldiers

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Here's how New Soldiers is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Gained experience in training new soldiers in platoon and company operations
  • Trained new soldiers on DFAC and military standards to better assist them on becoming exceptional soldiers and build life skills.
  • Maintained training records and provided extensive training sessions for new soldiers on how to properly read recipe cards.
  • Help train and instruct new soldiers, on assigned responsibilities and duties of a Food Service.
  • Provided support for training classes resulting in a smooth transition of new soldiers headed to Iraq.
  • Provide training and assistance to new soldiers on military food service policies.
  • In-processed all new soldiers into our unit through our company Orderly Room.
  • Trained and prepared new soldiers on established protocols of the dining facilities.
  • Trained new soldiers and prepared all items to the highest standards.
  • Trained new Soldiers in the proper preparation and handling of food.
  • Trained new soldiers to cook, serve, and prepare food.
  • Lead a team of 2-3 cooks and trained new soldiers.
  • Assist and Instruct new soldiers in their field of study.
  • Provided training and guidance to lower enlisted and new soldiers.
  • Trained new soldiers in all aspects of the kitchen.
  • Direct new soldiers regarding safety and fire prevention procedures.
  • Train new soldiers to cook products for soldiers.
  • Train, supervised new soldiers on food policies.
  • Trained new soldiers on culinary regulations and standards.
  • Help train and supervise new soldiers.

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40. Food Service Personnel

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Here's how Food Service Personnel is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Scheduled, developed and coordinated training for food service personnel, particularly in the areas of dining facility management.
  • Trained all new food service personnel on safety and cleaning/sanitizing procedures.
  • Devised and implemented professional training programs for food service personnel.
  • Identify and medically qualify all food service personnel during deployment.
  • Supervised food service personnel in a military dining facility.
  • Performed everyday duties and responsibilities of Food Service Personnel.
  • Trained and supervised numerous junior food service personnel.
  • Facilitated daily/weekly meetings with food service personnel.
  • Lead shifts of food service personnel in accordance OSHA and food regulations in a government dining facility catering to military officials.
  • Utilized Microsoft PowerPoint to produce a food service training program, and presented weekly training classes to all food service personnel.
  • Issued necessary materials to food service personnel to ensure that food items were properly prepared in a safe and timely manner.
  • Provided training to new food service personnel including facility managers, accountants and kitchen staff of up to 10+ personnel.
  • Supervised 20 food service personnel; assist with menus planning and setting up orders for special meals.
  • Directed and delegated subcontractor food service personnel, performed hot & cold food production when required.
  • Coordinated nutritional training for 200 Food Service personnel for the Marine Corps Fueled to Fight program.
  • Reviewed records of training data on food service personnel and recommends appropriate training as required.
  • Provided guidance and professional support to contract food service personnel in Kuwait and Iraq.
  • Order and ration food and supplies for food service personnel.
  • Coordinated training for installation's food service personnel.
  • Trained Food Service personnel in job requirements.

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41. Meal Prep

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Here's how Meal Prep is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Oversee and ensured meal preparations and serving schedules utilizing policies and guidelines as outlined in operations manuals and standard operating procedures.
  • Supervised military and civilian kitchen staff in menu and meal preparation.
  • Coordinated and supervised meal preparation.
  • Worked in a team of five Marine cooks and three civilian cooks in order to complete the meal preparation.
  • Provide meal preparation and cashier support for the students and faculty in the Rochester Community School District.
  • Mass meal preparation and production for over 3500 troops on base and in the training field.
  • Manage all aspects of meal preparation, clean-up, and general upkeep of the kitchen.
  • Oversee and assist in the meal preparation for 700 to 750 offenders twice a day.
  • Completed meal preparation and serving tasks; met or exceeded food industry/public health standards.
  • Help in meal preparation for soldiers in the field and in the garrison setting.
  • Worked directly with the shift sergeant in preparing for future meal preparations and adjustments.
  • Cash register operations, merchandising, as well as meal prep and service
  • Delegated tasks to 5-8 flight personnel for meal prep and clean up.
  • Supervised soldiers on meal preps, cooking & handling of foods.
  • Assisted with meal preparations in accordance with the ServSafe Regulations.
  • Maintained shift schedules and oversaw meal preparation lists.
  • Experienced in volume meal preparation.
  • Developed and executed event menus following guidelines of nutrition, meal preparations, sanitation, service etiquette, financial accountability andreporting.
  • Prepared and cooked items Responsible for all aspects of meal preparation, clean up, and general upkeep of the kitchen.
  • Prepared salads, vegetables and other foodstuffs to assist in fullmeal preparation.

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42. Ribbon

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Here's how Ribbon is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Received Rifle Marksman Badge/Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (1984)

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43. Coast Guard

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Here's how Coast Guard is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Planned menus in accordance with the US Coast Guard regulations to meet the health and preferences of the crew.
  • Increased sales by 50% within the four years working at Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay.
  • Managed food service facility at U.S. Coast Guard Station, serving approximately 100 meals per day.
  • Inventoried and organized over $100,000 of food and supplies for the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman.
  • Enforced requirements as they apply to all Coast Guard operated or sanctioned food service facilities.
  • Maintained multiple boats and Coast Guard cutters and aircraft including maintenance and cleanliness.
  • Served the Coast Guard Trainees and Officers food on the service line.
  • Received 4 letters of appreciation from the U.S. Coast Guard for performance.
  • Balanced members desire with the Coast Guards needs for successful assignments.
  • Prepared Menu Items for 75 - 80 Coast Guard Personnel.
  • Maintained subsistence budgets for a variety of Coast Guard units.
  • Graduated from US Coast Guard Culinary Academy, 1995.
  • Coast Guard search & rescue and dispatch operations.
  • Head cook responsible for feeding the largest underway contingent in the Coast Guard, ov er 700 meals a day.

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44. Fellow Soldiers

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Here's how Fellow Soldiers is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Prepared food, set up serving lines, and served fellow soldiers in the dining facility as Food Service Specialist.
  • Take care of the dietary and nutritional needs of fellow Soldiers ensuring their ability to meet the challenges before them.
  • Protect fellow soldiers from food borne illness, also preparing, cooking and serving food for breakfast and dinner.
  • Performed night guard duty and monitored the sleeping quarters of my fellow soldiers.
  • Head line cook tasked with supervising fellow soldiers and preparing of meals.
  • Work with fellow soldiers in a team environment to complete tasks.
  • Lead and contributed to the overall morale of fellow soldiers.
  • Motivated and disciplined myself and my fellow soldiers.
  • Provide meals to fellow soldiers.
  • Rank E-3, Hammond la I prepare and serve a nutritional and proportional meal to my fellow soldiers.
  • Serve my state and country Provide my fellow soldiers meals Head cook in my unit

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45. Bakery Department

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Here's how Bakery Department is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Assist bakery department by working the ovens, ordering supplies and stocking.
  • Create basic and custom cakes in bakery department.
  • Help Bakery department in cake decorating and clean-up process and was cross trained in the bakery departments for emergency shifts.

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46. Haccp

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Here's how Haccp is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Inspected foods before, during and after the cooking process using hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP).
  • Have considerable knowledge of sanitary skills such as the HACCP Program and keeping accountability of food and equipment.
  • Inspected food related product for defects in Preformed Hazardous Analyze Critical Control Point (HACCP) monitoring.
  • Maintained a safe work environment for the preparation of food through sanitation and HACCP procedures.
  • Reinforce HACCP SOP's and make sure the entire staff is following proper procedure.
  • Insured production of food product was in accordance with HACCP and ServSafe guidelines.
  • Monitored Hazardous Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) plans for compliance.
  • Completed certifications of HACCP, ServSafe, HR Management.
  • Monitored all sanitation and HACCP standards in all facilities.
  • Monitored food quality; ensured cleanliness of all facilities to meet or surpass health department and HACCP guidelines.
  • Update, compile and verify: departmental forms, SOPs and HACCP.

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47. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Maintained clean and safe environment according to sanitation and safety requirements.
  • Maintained clean and safe environment, including in the kitchen, bathrooms, serving areas and areas as designated.
  • Produced a safe environment for the inhabitants of the United States.
  • Make sure surroundings are a safe environment for park guests.
  • Ensured safe environment by acquiring knowledge of allergies and foodborne illness.
  • Ensured safe environment for the handling and storage of food items with thorough knowledge of refrigeration and food preparation equipment.

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48. Bed Facility

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Here's how Bed Facility is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Managed Food Service Supply area with a $650,000 budget at a 1,268-bed facility (Walter Reed Army Medical).
  • Managed day-to-day menu selections and preparations of cycled menu recipes for 215 bed facility and it's staff.
  • Managed day-to-day menu selections and preparations of fine cuisine for 500-bed facility and it's staff.
  • Cook, responsible for breakfast and lunch in a170 bed facility.
  • Cooked food for a 150 bed facility and cafeteria.

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49. Sanitation Practices

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Here's how Sanitation Practices is used in Food Service Specialist jobs:
  • Administered Sanitation Practices to Code.
  • Supervised food production, handling, and sanitation practices of the food service teams.
  • Prepared and cooked meals as well as ensured good sanitation practices took place.
  • Performed safe food handling and sanitation practices.
  • Instruct Monitored sanitation practices to ensure that employees followed standards and regulations.
  • Monitored sanitation practices to ensure that employees strictly followed standards and regula- tions.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Food Service Specialist

Kitchen Equipment13.3%
Food Service Operations11.6%
Food Preparation9.5%
Proper Procedures9.3%
Food Safety8.5%
Facility Personnel7.7%
Menu Items6.9%
Customer Service6.2%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Food Service Specialist

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Kitchen Equipment
Kitchen Equipment
11.4%
11.4%
2
2
Food Service Operations
Food Service Operations
9.9%
9.9%
3
3
Food Preparation
Food Preparation
8.1%
8.1%
4
4
Proper Procedures
Proper Procedures
8%
8%
5
5
Food Safety
Food Safety
7.2%
7.2%
6
6
Facility Personnel
Facility Personnel
6.6%
6.6%
7
7
Menu Items
Menu Items
5.9%
5.9%
8
8
Customer Service
Customer Service
5.3%
5.3%
9
9
Production Schedules
Production Schedules
3.3%
3.3%
10
10
Sanitation Measures
Sanitation Measures
2.6%
2.6%
11
11
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
2.6%
2.6%
12
12
Storage Areas
Storage Areas
2.2%
2.2%
13
13
Army Recipes
Army Recipes
2.2%
2.2%
14
14
Combat
Combat
2%
2%
15
15
Stores Subsistence Items
Stores Subsistence Items
1.9%
1.9%
16
16
US Army
US Army
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
Technical Guidance
Technical Guidance
1.4%
1.4%
18
18
Medal
Medal
1.3%
1.3%
19
19
Inspection Functions
Inspection Functions
1.2%
1.2%
20
20
Grade Personnel
Grade Personnel
1%
1%
21
21
Fire Prevention Procedures
Fire Prevention Procedures
0.9%
0.9%
22
22
Ensure Cleanliness
Ensure Cleanliness
0.9%
0.9%
23
23
Military Personnel
Military Personnel
0.8%
0.8%
24
24
Honorable Discharge
Honorable Discharge
0.8%
0.8%
25
25
Kitchen Appliances
Kitchen Appliances
0.6%
0.6%
26
26
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
0.6%
0.6%
27
27
Sanitation Standards
Sanitation Standards
0.6%
0.6%
28
28
Special Dietary
Special Dietary
0.6%
0.6%
29
29
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
0.6%
0.6%
30
30
Cooking Surfaces
Cooking Surfaces
0.5%
0.5%
31
31
Nutritional Restrictions
Nutritional Restrictions
0.5%
0.5%
32
32
Food Service Equipment
Food Service Equipment
0.5%
0.5%
33
33
Menu Development
Menu Development
0.5%
0.5%
34
34
Recipe Cards
Recipe Cards
0.5%
0.5%
35
35
Basic Training
Basic Training
0.5%
0.5%
36
36
Dfac
Dfac
0.4%
0.4%
37
37
Functional Operation
Functional Operation
0.4%
0.4%
38
38
Special Events
Special Events
0.4%
0.4%
39
39
New Soldiers
New Soldiers
0.4%
0.4%
40
40
Food Service Personnel
Food Service Personnel
0.4%
0.4%
41
41
Meal Prep
Meal Prep
0.4%
0.4%
42
42
Ribbon
Ribbon
0.4%
0.4%
43
43
Coast Guard
Coast Guard
0.4%
0.4%
44
44
Fellow Soldiers
Fellow Soldiers
0.3%
0.3%
45
45
Bakery Department
Bakery Department
0.3%
0.3%
46
46
Haccp
Haccp
0.3%
0.3%
47
47
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
0.3%
0.3%
48
48
Bed Facility
Bed Facility
0.3%
0.3%
49
49
Sanitation Practices
Sanitation Practices
0.3%
0.3%

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