Cooks prepare, season and cook food in dining and catering establishments. They frequently work with other cooks and kitchen hands and are sometimes supervised by a chef. The recipes followed by cooks are simple and quick to enable preparation of many dishes for multiple customers at the same time.
Work is in the kitchens of dining establishments, including cafes, bars, hospitals, schools, day cares or take away outlets.
Suits people who work well under pressure and as a part of a team, and who enjoy working with food, including preparation and presentation.
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