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Food Preparation and Serving – Job Summaries

Food Preparation and Serving – Job Summaries

Food Preparation and Serving

Employment in food preparation and serving related occupations is projected to grow 7 percent from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all occupations, and gain about 1 million jobs. Population and income growth are expected to result in greater consumer demand for food at a variety of dining places, including restaurants and grocery stores. (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, September 2020).

cooks

Chefs and Head Cooks

Chefs and head cooks oversee the daily food preparation at restaurants and other places where food is served..

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restaurant owners

Food Service Managers

Food service managers are responsible for the daily operation of restaurants or other establishments that prepare and serve food and beverages.

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Restaurants/Hospitality/Food and Beverage

Waiters and Waitresses

Waiters and waitresses take orders and serve food and beverages to customers in dining establishments.

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