Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations
Chefs, Head Cooks, and Food Preparation and Serving Supervisors
(O*NET 35-1011.00 and 35-1012.00)
- Most workers in these occupations have prior experience in the food service or hospitality industries.
- While most workers have some postsecondary training; many experienced workers with less education can still be promoted into these positions.
- Job opportunities are expected to be good, largely because of high turnover; however, keen competition is expected for jobs at upscale restaurants that generally pay more.
Nature of the Work
Chefs, head cooks, and food preparation and serving supervisors oversee the daily food service operation of a restaurant or other food service establishment. ...