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Careers as a Cook

Cooks are in charge of preparing delicious food for customers. They work alongside kitchen staff to ensure that customers receive a positive dining experience. It is the cook’s responsibility to ensure that the food they are serving is fresh and healthy enough for human consumption. Depending on the restaurant, a cook can specialize in a certain way of cooking to be classified as a fry cook, a grill cook, a vegetable cook, a sauce chef, or a pastry chef.

Key Responsibilities / Daily Routine

  • Prepare ingredients
  • Cook dishes from restaurant menu
  • Keep kitchen clean and free of safety hazards

Training, Certification, or License Needed

  • No formal education required
  • Culinary school, apprenticeship program, or restaurant experience preferred
  • On-the-job training

Top Skills

  • Passion for food
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of food preparation and presentation
  • Works well with kitchen equipment
  • Physically able to stand for long periods of time

How much does a Cook make?

  • Median Hourly Wage: $12.76
  • Average Hourly Wage: $13.26
  • Average Annual Salary: $27,580

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