*Name of career: Cooks, Fast Food

* URL Link to page: http://www.mynextmove.org/explore/ip

*What they do:
Prepare 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.

*On the job, you would:
  • Maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards in work areas.
  • Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils.
  • Verify that prepared food meets requirements for quality and quantity.

  • customer service
Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • food production


Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others
  • looking for ways to help people

  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
  • pay attention to something without being distracted

some high school
usually needed
*Job Outlook:
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.

$18,100 per year, on average

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