About the job: Cooking the same dishes for customers for a lengthy shift in a hot, noisy and stressful workplace really requires passion for food.
Where will you work: At casual or fast food restaurants.
What will you do: Prepare ingredients, season and cook food according to recipes. Skills / requirements for applying job as a cook are:
- Must be able to work at evenings or weekends.
- Good knowledge of food production
- Ability to stand for extended periods of time
- Ability to maintain the restaurant’s policies and procedures
Industry: Restaurant, food and beverages
Minimum age: Generally start from 16+.
Expected wage: $11-$18/hour.
Similar name: Line Cook, Prep Cook, Grill Cook
Related jobs: Waiter/waitress, host/hostess, usher, stock clerk
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