Work History

William Brush

Utica,New York


Motivated kitchen worker ready to build foundation in food service. Eager to learn all kitchen roles and contribute to team success. Dependable, reliable and hardworking with basic cleaning, sanitizing and stock management skills.


years of professional experience

Work History

Dishwasher Operative, Baker

Granny's Kitchen, Burger King, Texas Roadhouse
Utica , New York
2012.10 - 2021.12
  • Helped team meet expected demands by restocking work areas throughout restaurant such as server stations, salad bars and supply cupboards.
  • Efficiently loaded and unloaded dishwashers, cleaning by hand large pots or [Type] items used often by kitchen staff.
  • Stepped into additional roles during busy times to boost coverage of important stations.
  • Moved items from main storage areas to easily accessible small fridge, freezers and containers to support kitchen staff efficiency.
  • Disinfected counters and wiped down food prep surfaces to prevent illness and cross-contamination from raw meats.
  • Kept dishes, utensils and glassware clean and rotated following safety standards set by restaurant.
  • Loaded more than [Number] glasses, silverware and dishes into dishwasher each shift, running average of [Number] loads per day.
  • Washed equipment, surfaces, refrigerators and other areas and applied sanitizing chemicals.
  • Used [Type] sprayer to loosen food residue and enhance cleaning.
  • Assisted with kitchen prep work to help operations run smoothly and meet customer needs.
  • Oversaw incoming deliveries, unboxing supplies, shelving stock and rotating items.
  • Completed extra cleaning work on garbage cans, racks, dry storage areas and other fixtures to keep kitchen spotless.
  • Kept work area clean, dry and free of debris to prevent incidents and accidents.
  • Cleared, washed and stacked all plates, dining utensils and trays quickly and without breaking.
  • Kept kitchen areas neat and clean by removing trash and organizing supplies.
  • Paid close attention to instructions from supervisor to complete tasks on time.
  • Efficiently and quickly cleaned various dishes, silverware and [Type] to provide smooth service and reduce wait times.
  • Gently moved glassware, crystal and other delicate items to prevent breakage.
  • Scraped, washed and efficiently restacked dishware, utensils and glassware to keep kitchen ready for customer demands.
  • Resolved customer concerns with positive approach and constructive strategies.
  • Increased machine efficiency by scraping and pre-washing dishes.
  • Boosted team efficiency by keeping kitchen areas organized, clean and properly sanitized.
  • Maintained proper temperatures, behaviors and controls to meet or exceed health department standards.
  • Complied with health and safety codes to protect staff and customers.
  • Effectively scrubbed and scoured pots and pans using [Type] and [Type] products to remove burnt-on food.
  • Troubleshot equipment malfunctions and completed minor repairs to keep equipment functioning.
  • Performed routine maintenance on [Type] and [Type] equipment by request of managers.
  • Worked with chemicals such as detergent, rinse agents and sanitizers to protect customer health.

Bar Porter, Bus Boy, Grounds Keeper

Villa Roma Hotel And Conference Center
Utica , NY
2004.05 - 2012.09
  • Maintained adequate levels of condiments and well-stocked drink stations to keep service flowing smoothly.
  • Transported dirty utensils, dishes and trays to kitchen to help team stay on top of cleaning.
  • Worked quickly, communicated with other staff and always looked for better ways of completing tasks to improve productivity and keep tables ready for incoming guests.
  • Checked dining area supplies of linens, wrapped silverware and replenished low stock.
  • Organized and cleaned assigned sections by sanitizing and cleaning table, counter and kitchen surfaces.
  • Cleared public and private areas of debris before and after events.
  • Delivered smooth and timely service to customers by offering additional silverware, extra napkins and cleaning spills.
  • Adhered to state laws regarding alcoholic beverage services and customer regulations.
  • Collected trash, wiped up spills and removed trays to maintain fresh and clean customer areas.
  • Repaired ground structures regularly, sticking to schedules and meeting facility needs.
  • Pitched in extra hours and helped other staff during unexpected times of high volume to improve seating availability and food delivery to tables.


High School Diploma -

Sullivan County Community College
Loch Sheldrake, NY

High School Diploma -

Sullivan West High School At Lake Huntington
Lake Huntington, NY


  • Quality Standards Adherence
  • Oven Operation
  • Kitchen Equipment Maintenance
  • Health and Safety Compliance
  • Attention to Detail
  • Table Cleaning and Arranging
  • Dough Preparation and Baking
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Quality Evaluation
  • Ingredients Measurement
  • Problem Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Customer Service
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Problem Anticipation and Resolution
  • Kitchen Support
  • Work Area Maintenance
  • Cooking Machinery Operation
  • Time Management
  • Decision Making
  • Damage Identification
  • Equipment Sanitization
  • Trash Removal
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Inventory Storage and Organization
  • Hand and Machine Washing
  • Expiration Monitoring
  • Equipment Cleaning
  • Team Cooperation
  • Basic Mathematics
  • Work Organization
  • MSDS Safety Sheets
  • Work Planning
  • Food Safety Protocols
  • Reliable and Responsible
  • Cleaning and Sterilization
  • Performance Monitoring
  • Spreadsheet Tracking


Dishwasher Operative, Baker

Granny's Kitchen, Burger King, Texas Roadhouse
2012.10 - 2021.12

Bar Porter, Bus Boy, Grounds Keeper

Villa Roma Hotel And Conference Center
2004.05 - 2012.09

High School Diploma -

Sullivan County Community College

High School Diploma -

Sullivan West High School At Lake Huntington
William Brush