Prepare and cook large quantities of food for institutions, such as schools, hospitals, or cafeterias.
What you can expect to experience while on the job
Overall employment of cooks is projected to grow 16 percent from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations. About 480,600 openings for cooks are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.Read More
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