941-Food preparation assistants

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Food preparation assistants
ISCO Code: 
Job Description: 
Food preparation assistants prepare and cook to order small variety of pre-cooked food or beverages, clear tables, clean kitchen areas and wash dishes.

Main Tasks include -

  • preparing simple or pre-prepared foods and beverages such as sandwiches, pizzas, fish and chips, salads, and coffee
  • washing, cutting, measuring and mixing foods for cooking
  • operating cooking equipment such as grills, microwaves and deep-fat fryers
  • cleaning kitchens, food preparation areas and service areas
  • cleaning cooking and general utensils used in kitchens and restaurants .

Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:

9411 Fast food preparers
9412 Kitchen helpers