Fast food cook prepares French fries in a restaurant

Fast Food Cook

Fast Food Cooks prepare a restricted range of foods in fast food establishments.

Overview

Fast Food Cooks prepare a restricted range of foods in fast food establishments.

Day-to-day

  • taking and serving food and beverage orders, and receiving payment from customers
  • preparing food such as hamburgers, pizzas, fish and chips
  • washing, cutting, measuring and mixing foods for cooking
  • operating cooking equipment such as grills, microwaves and deep-fat fryers
  • cleaning food preparation areas, cooking surfaces and utensils
  • ordering and taking delivery of fast food ingredients
  • may arrange delivery of prepared food and beverages.

Considerations

  • irregular hours.

Occupation snapshot
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$927 / week
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Strong
Apprenticeships may be available

To become a Fast Food Cook

  • You can work as a Fast Food Cook without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. A Vocational Education and Training (VET) course in cookery or hospitality might be helpful.

    Take a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

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