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Career Details :: Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
Perform duties that combine both food preparation and food service.
No previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, a person can become a general office clerk even if he/she has never worked in an office before.
These occupations may require a high school diploma or GED certificate. Some may require a formal training course to obtain a license.
Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few days to a few months of training. Usually, an experienced worker could show you how to do the job.
- Selects food items from serving or storage areas and places food and beverage items on serving tray or in takeout bag.
- Cooks or reheats food items, such as french fries.
- Receives payment.
- Notifies kitchen personnel of shortages or special orders.
- Requests and records customer order and computes bill.
- Makes and serves hot and cold beverages or desserts.
- Cooks, Short Order
- Counter and Rental Clerks
- Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
- Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers
- Food Preparation Workers
- Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
- Waiters and Waitresses
General Work Activities
- Performing General Physical Activities
- Handling and Moving Objects
- Communicating With Persons Outside Organization
- Establishing & Maintaining Relationships
- Performing for/Working With Public
Frequent Work Context
- Job-Required Social Interaction
- Provide a Service to Others
- Deal With External Customers
- Importance of Being Exact or Accurate