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What do cooks do?

  • examine food to ensure quality
  • regulate temperatures of ovens, grills and other cooking equipment
  • prepare and cook food, portion food, place it on plates, and add gravies, sauces and garnishes
  • prepare food to meet special dietary requirements
  • may plan menus and estimate food requirements
  • may train other kitchen staff and apprentices


projected job openings


qualified full-time wage


employed full-time

Meet Erin!

Erin, a cook at The Caledonian Hotel

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