Perform a variety of food preparation duties other than cooking, such as preparing cold food
Pros: Family, Team work, fun place to work
Cons: not enough staff when need, not enough food choices
Food preparation workers perform many routine tasks under the direction of cooks, chefs, or food service managers. Food preparation workers prepare cold foods, slice meat, peel and cut vegetables, brew coffee or tea, and perform many other food service tasks. Duties Food preparation workers typically do the following: * Clean and sanitize work areas, and equipment. Other common duties include keeping salad bars and buffet tables stocked and clean. Those who work at hotels or restaurants often use soda machines, coffeemakers, and espresso machines to prepare beverages for customers. In fast-food restaurants, food preparation workers may take customer orders and process payments with the use of cash registers. In some kitchens, food preparation workers use a variety of commercial kitchen equipment, such as commercial dishwashers, blenders, slicers, or grinders.