Will “Grill Cook” be Replaced By Robots? 🤔
96% Chance of Automation
“Grill Cook” will almost certainly be replaced by robots.
This job is ranked #641 out of #702, where higher means less likely to be replaced.
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 “Grill Cook”
- Bake breads, rolls, cakes, and pastries.
- Turn or stir foods to ensure even cooking.
- Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
- Keep records and accounts.
- Consult with supervisory staff to plan menus, taking into consideration factors such as costs and special event needs.
- Prepare relishes and hors d'oeuvres.
- Inspect and clean food preparation areas, such as equipment and work surfaces, or serving areas to ensure safe and sanitary food-handling practices.
- Carve and trim meats such as beef, veal, ham, pork, and lamb for hot or cold service, or for sandwiches.
- Portion, arrange, and garnish food, and serve food to waiters or patrons.
- Observe and test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, or piercing them with utensils.
- Wash, peel, cut, and seed fruits and vegetables to prepare them for consumption.
- Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience.
- Substitute for or assist other cooks during emergencies or rush periods.
- Bake, roast, broil, and steam meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods.
- Ensure food is stored and cooked at correct temperature by regulating temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and roasters.
- Butcher and dress animals, fowl, or shellfish, or cut and bone meat prior to cooking.
- Ensure freshness of food and ingredients by checking for quality, keeping track of old and new items, and rotating stock.
- Coordinate and supervise work of kitchen staff.
- Plan and price menu items.
- Estimate expected food consumption, requisition or purchase supplies, or procure food from storage.
Related Technology & Tools
- Rotating rack ovens
- Utility cutlery
- Food steamers
- Gas grills
- Chefs' knives
- Filet knives
- Meat and cheese slicing machines
- Cimeter knives
- Paring knives
- Boning knives
- Personal computers
- Pizza ovens
- Food slicing machines
- Commercial microwave ovens
- Pasta cookers
- Salamander ovens
- Smoking cabinets
- Convection ovens
- Rotisserie ovens
- Point of sale POS computer terminals
- Meat saws
- Wok ranges
- Conveyor ovens
- Microsoft Excel
- Recipe cost control software
- Food safety labeling systems
- Point of sale POS restaurant software
- Menu planning software
- Inventory management software