Assistant Cooks prepare, cook, and assemble a wide variety of foods including short-order grill, breakfasts, sandwiches, simple salads, vegetables, and desserts. They may carve cooked meats, poultry, fish, and game. Assistant Cooks must also have strong working knowledge of table service, sanitation, soups, sauces, and more.
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What's Your Future as a Cook Assistant (415B)?
Apprentice wage starts at minimum wage and increases with skill and experience. Fully qualified Assistant Cooks can earn $30,000-$45,000 annually, depending on employer.
Cook Assistant (415B)
|Do you like to create and experiment with new ideas for recipes?|
|Do you have good reading, writing, mathematical, measuring and problem-solving skills?|
|Can you work under pressure? Can you make quick decisions?|
|Are you able to follow Health & Safety guidelines?|
|Are you able to stand or sit for long periods of time?|
|Are you detail-oriented? Do you have the ability to work closely with others? Do you have good listening skills?|
|Are you an organized person? Do you enjoy working with your hands and different equipment?|
If you checked YES to the majority of these questions, a career as a Cook Assistant (415B) may be for you!
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