Job Title: 


Job Description: 

Cooks plan, organise, prepare and cook meals, according to recipes or under the supervision or chefs, in hotels, restaurants and other eating places, on board ships, on passenger trains and in private households.


Tasks include:

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

This unit group includes

Mess cook (ship)
Pastry cook (restaurant)

This unit group excludes

Chefs (3434)

Specific Occupations: 


International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore