Cooks prepare, season and cook food, often using pre-prepared ingredients, in clubs, private households, fast food outlets, shops selling food cooked on the premises and the catering departments and canteens of other establishments.
New workers start around £16,373. Normal pay is £18,523 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £24,882.
- Plans and co-ordinates kitchen work such as fetching, clearing and cleaning of equipment and utensils.
- Cooks and sells a range of meals, such as fish and chips, over the counter.
- Plans meals, prepares, seasons and cooks foodstuffs.
- Requisitions or purchases foodstuffs and checks quality.
Skills employers are asking for
- Critical Thinking
- Active Learning
- Learning Strategies
- Active Listening
- Reading Comprehension