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Michael Cota

Niagara Falls,NY

Summary

Customer-savvy employee accustomed to demanding work with little downtime. Dedicated team player with demonstrated training and problem-solving abilities. Excellent interpersonal and time management skills. Hardworking and passionate job seeker with strong organizational skills eager to secure entry-level title position. Ready to help team achieve company goals. To seek and maintain full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills.

Overview

20
20
years of professional experience

Work History

Baker Training Specialist

Panera Bread
2020.12 - Current
  • Produced consistently high-quality baked goods for customers.
  • Complied with health and safety codes to protect staff and customers.
  • Operated and maintained bakery equipment, including ovens and mixers.
  • Enhanced customer satisfaction by consistently producing high-quality baked goods and maintaining a clean, organized workspace.
  • Trained and mentored many new personnel hired to fulfill various roles.

Line Cook

Toast And Roast Cafe
2015.02 - 2020.11
  • Prepared multiple orders simultaneously during peak periods with high accuracy rate, maximizing customer satisfaction, and repeat business.
  • Collaborated with team members to maintain a clean and safe working environment, adhering to health and safety guidelines.
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity.
  • Adapted quickly to new recipes and techniques, demonstrating versatility and eagerness to learn from colleagues.

Line Cook

University Of Buffalo Campus Dining And Shops
2008.08 - 2014.05
  • Prepared multiple orders simultaneously during peak periods with high accuracy rate, maximizing customer satisfaction, and repeat business.
  • Set up and prepared cooking supplies and workstations during opening and closing to maximize productivity.
  • Changed and sanitized cutting boards, benches, and surfaces between tasks to avoid cross-contamination.
  • Checked food temperature regularly to verify proper cooking and safety.
  • Collaborated with team members to maintain a clean and safe working environment, adhering to health and safety guidelines.

Piano Mover

Denton Cottier And Daniels
2004.09 - 2008.07
  • Safely disassembled, moved, and reassembled grand pianos by effectively utilizing specialized tools and techniques.
  • Provided exceptional customer service, addressing concerns promptly and professionally during the piano moving process.
  • Successfully transported valuable antique pianos while preserving their integrity through meticulous handling.
  • Streamlined piano moving process for increased efficiency and quicker completion times.

Education

Some College (No Degree) - Culinary Arts

Niagara County Community College
Sanborn, NY

GED -

Somerville High School
Somerville, MA
08.1994

Skills

  • Team Player
  • Customer Service
  • Active listener
  • Food safety and sanitation
  • Decision-Making
  • Active Learning
  • Equipment Cleaning
  • Critical Thinking

Timeline

Baker Training Specialist

Panera Bread
2020.12 - Current

Line Cook

Toast And Roast Cafe
2015.02 - 2020.11

Line Cook

University Of Buffalo Campus Dining And Shops
2008.08 - 2014.05

Piano Mover

Denton Cottier And Daniels
2004.09 - 2008.07

Some College (No Degree) - Culinary Arts

Niagara County Community College

GED -

Somerville High School
Michael Cota