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Location: Elmhurst, NY, USA
School: Kingsborough Community College
Major: Culinary Arts


Jessica Palaguachi
88-35 Elmhurst Ave Apt#5N Elmhurst, N.Y 11373

Entry-level prep cook in pastry or catering. Also, kitchen helper or apprenticeship in large establishments and bakeries.

Hard worker, detail oriented with dedication to get the job done on time with the ability to work well by self or as part of a team; eager to learn new skills related with cooking, food and restaurant business.

La Boulangerie Bakery, Queens, NY Sept. 2018- Nov. 2018
• Bake and produce pastry items to be sold for service with recipe
• Assisted in prepping for daily and custom orders
• Cleaned and organized pastry kitchen and pastry service station
• Assisted cooks and chef in developing new dessert and pastry items
• Perform any other related duties as assigned
St. John's Place Family Center Day Care Program, Brooklyn, NY Oct. 2013- Dec 2013
• Assisted cook in preparing food as needed
• Served food according to recommended practices
• Arranged tables for lunch and snack time and distributed food to children's groups
• Cleaned eating areas and maintained kitchen in accordance with sanitation guidelines
• Removed kitchen garbage to outside receptacle, cleaning container
Food and Finance H.S Catering, New York, NY Sept. 2009 – June 2010
Student Prep Cook and Server
• Prepared ingredients for catering events, fundraisings and auctions
• Assisted cooks with plating meals
• Cleaned and maintained kitchen
• Greeted customers with a friendly and positive attitude
• Served guests in formal events, bussed tables and cleared tables

ServSafe Food Safety Manager Certification
NYC Department of Health-Certified Food Handler
Food Production Manager First Certification
National Restaurant Association-Customer Service

Fluent in English and Basic knowledge of Spanish

Kingsborough Community College (KCC), Brooklyn, NY
February 2011- (Currently Attending) Associate Degree in Culinary Arts
Food and Finance High School, New York, NY Graduated June 2010

Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY
Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP), New York, NY
Participated in Winter Chefs at KCC and Summer Chefs at Institute for Culinary Education
Peruvian World Expo
Star Chef Events

Pastry, internship, intern, apprentice, helper, apprenticeship