Food Production And Food Service Occupations for Regional Factors




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BakersMix and bake ingredients to produce breads, rolls, cookies, cakes, pies, pastries, or other baked goods.
 
BaristasPrepare or serve specialty coffee or other beverages. Serve food such as baked goods or sandwiches to patrons.
 
BartendersMix and serve drinks to patrons, directly or through waitstaff.
 
Butchers and Meat CuttersCut, trim, or prepare consumer-sized portions of meat for use or sale in retail establishments.
 
Chefs and Head CooksDirect and may participate in the preparation, seasoning, and cooking of salads, soups, fish, meats, vegetables, desserts, or other foods. May plan and price menu items, order supplies, and keep records and accounts.
 
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast FoodPerform duties which combine preparing and serving food and nonalcoholic beverages.
 
Cooks, Fast FoodPrepare and cook food in a fast food restaurant with a limited menu. Duties of these cooks are limited to preparation of a few basic items and normally involve operating large-volume single-purpose cooking equipment.
 
Cooks, Institution and CafeteriaPrepare and cook large quantities of food for institutions, such as schools, hospitals, or cafeterias.
 
Cooks, RestaurantPrepare, 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.
 
Cooks, Short OrderPrepare and cook to order a variety of foods that require only a short preparation time. May take orders from customers and serve patrons at counters or tables.
 
Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee ShopServe food to diners at counter or from a steam table.
 
Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender HelpersFacilitate food service. Clean tables, remove dirty dishes, replace soiled table linens; set tables; replenish supply of clean linens, silverware, glassware, and dishes; supply service bar with food; and serve items such as water, condiments, and coffee to patrons.
 
DishwashersClean dishes, kitchen, food preparation equipment, or utensils.
 
Food and Tobacco Roasting, Baking, and Drying Machine Operators Operate or tend food or tobacco roasting, baking, or drying equipment, including hearth ovens, kiln driers, roasters, char kilns, and vacuum drying equipment.
 
Food BatchmakersSet up and operate equipment that mixes or blends ingredients used in the manufacturing of food products. Includes candy makers and cheese makers.
 
Food Cooking Machine Operators and TendersOperate or tend cooking equipment, such as steam cooking vats, deep fry cookers, pressure cookers, kettles, and boilers, to prepare food products.
 
Food Preparation WorkersPerform a variety of food preparation duties other than cooking, such as preparing cold foods and shellfish, slicing meat, and brewing coffee or tea.
 
Food Science TechniciansPerform standardized qualitative and quantitative tests to determine physical or chemical properties of food or beverage products.
 
Food Servers, NonrestaurantServe food to individuals outside of a restaurant environment, such as in hotel rooms, hospital rooms, residential care facilities, or cars.
 
Food Service ManagersPlan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization or department that serves food and beverages.
 
Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee ShopWelcome patrons, seat them at tables or in lounge, and help ensure quality of facilities and service.
 
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and TrimmersUse hand or hand tools to perform routine cutting and trimming of meat, poultry, and seafood.
 
Slaughterers and Meat PackersWork in slaughtering, meat packing, or wholesale establishments performing precision functions involving the preparation of meat. Work may include specialized slaughtering tasks, cutting standard or premium cuts of meat for marketing, making sausage, or wrapping meats.
 
Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving WorkersDirectly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in preparing and serving food.
 
Waiters and WaitressesTake orders and serve food and beverages to patrons at tables in dining establishment.
 

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