Prepare, season, and cook dishes such as soups, meats, vegetables, or desserts in restaurants. May order supplies, keep records and accounts, price items on menu, or plan menu.
* Attention to Detail
* Stress Tolerance
* Self Control
* Social Orientation
* Inspect and clean food preparation areas, such as equipment and work surfaces, or serving areas to ensure safe and sanitary food-handling practices.
* Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
* Ensure freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items, and rotating stock.
Accommodation and Food Services
Food Preparation and Serving Related
Sample Job Titles
Appetizer Preparer, Assistant Cook, Back Line Cook, Banquet Cook, Breakfast Cook, Broil Cook, Broiler Cook, Cook, Foreign Food Specialty Cook, Fry Cook, Grill Cook, Ice Cream Chef, Larder Cook, Lead Cook, Line Cook, Prep Cook (Preparation Cook), Railroad Cook, Sandwich Artist, Specialty Cook, Specialty Foods Cook, Station Cook, Vegetable Cook.