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“Banquet Cook” will almost certainly be replaced by robots.
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Prepare, season, and cook dishes such as soups, meats, vegetables, or desserts in restaurants. May order supplies, keep records and accounts, price items on menu, or plan menu.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 35-2014.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 25,430.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 12.00
- Currently, there are 1,217,370 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Cooks, Restaurant”.
Also Known As…
- Cooks, Restaurant
- Prep Cook (Preparation Cook)
- Pastry Baker
- Line Cook
- Grill Cook
- Fry Cook
- Breakfast Cook
- Banquet Cook
- Back Line Cook
- Vegetable Cook
- Station Cook
- Specialty Foods Cook
- Specialty Cook
- Sous Chef
- Sandwich Artist
- Railroad Cook
- Prep Person
- Lunch Cook
- Larder Cook
- Ice Cream Chef
- Garde Manger
- Foreign Food Specialty Cook
- Food Service Worker
- Executive Chef
- Dinner Cook
- Cook Apprentice
- Chef De Partie
- Chef de Froid
- Broiler Chef or Cook
- Banquet Chef
- Assistant Cook
Tasks for “Banquet Cook”
- Substitute for or assist other cooks during emergencies or rush periods.
- Consult with supervisory staff to plan menus, taking into consideration factors such as costs and special event needs.
- Plan and price menu items.
- Turn or stir foods to ensure even cooking.
- Portion, arrange, and garnish food, and serve food to waiters or patrons.
- Butcher and dress animals, fowl, or shellfish, or cut and bone meat prior to cooking.
- Estimate expected food consumption, requisition or purchase supplies, or procure food from storage.
- Prepare relishes and hors d'oeuvres.
- Bake breads, rolls, cakes, and pastries.
- Observe and test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, or piercing them with utensils.
- Ensure food is stored and cooked at correct temperature by regulating temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters.
- Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
- Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
- Carve and trim meats such as beef, veal, ham, pork, and lamb for hot or cold service, or for sandwiches.
- Keep records and accounts.
- Coordinate and supervise work of kitchen staff.
- Bake, roast, broil, and steam meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods.
- Ensure freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items, and rotating stock.
- Inspect and clean food preparation areas, such as equipment and work surfaces, or serving areas to ensure safe and sanitary food-handling practices.
- Wash, peel, cut, and seed fruits and vegetables to prepare them for consumption.
Related Technology & Tools
- Conveyor ovens
- Rotating rack ovens
- Chefs' knives
- Cimeter knives
- Filet knives
- Food slicing machines
- Point of sale POS computer terminals
- Smoking cabinets
- Boning knives
- Utility cutlery
- Meat and cheese slicing machines
- Commercial microwave ovens
- Salamander ovens
- Paring knives
- Convection ovens
- Rotisserie ovens
- Gas grills
- Pasta cookers
- Wok ranges
- Meat saws
- Food steamers
- Pizza ovens
- Personal computers
- Menu planning software
- Microsoft Excel
- Point of sale POS restaurant software
- Inventory management software
- Recipe cost control software
- Food safety labeling systems