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Job Description: 
Cooks plan, organize, prepare and cook meals in hotels, restaurants and other eating places, on board ships, on passenger trains and in private households

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) planning meals, preparing and cooking foodstuffs
  • (b) planning, supervising and coordinating the work of kitchen helpers
  • (c) checking the quality of food
  • (d) weighing, measuring and mixing ingredients according to recipes and personal judgement
  • (e) regulating the temperature of ovens, grills, roasters and other cooking equipment
  • inspecting and cleaning the kitchen, kitchen equipment, serving areas, etc. to ensure safe and sanitary food handling practices
  • (f) operating large ?volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers, or griddles.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Cook


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Chef - 3434
- Fast food preparer - 9411

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