The cook prepares and cooks the food. He or she perform the same functions as the dishwashers. Kitchen helpers are included in this work group.
This type of employment requires few qualifications or little experience, but a few years of high school can be required. A certain amount of manual dexterity and physical endurance are required as are the ability to work as part of a team and maintain the pace of production. Attention to detail and quick understanding are required.
The schedule varies according to the position, and may include day, night or weekend. Frequently works weekends, statutory holidays. May occasionally work nights. Possibility of overtime. The schedule may contain split shifts. Works intensely at mealtimes.