Fry Deep Fat Cook

Tend deep-fat cookers to fry meats, vegetables, or fishes in cooking oil.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $37,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Fry Deep Fat Cooks do?

Tends deep-fat cookers to fry meats, vegetables, or fish in cooking oil: Empties containers or opens valves to fill cookers with oil. Sets thermostat to heat oil to specified temperature. Empties containers of meat, vegetable, or fish into metal basket and immerses basket into vat manually or by hoist. Sets timer. Observes color at end of frying time to determine conformity to standards and extends frying time accordingly. Removes basket from cooker, drains it, and dumps contents onto tray. May dip foods into batter or dye before frying. May specialize in a particular food product for canning or freezing or may fry variety of foods for immediate consumption.

Should I be a Fry Deep Fat Cook?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Cook, Fruit, Cook, Fry, Deep Fat, Deep Fat Fry Cook, Doughnut Fryer, Fish Fryer

    How to become a Fry Deep Fat Cook

    Most Fry Deep Fat Cooks have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9waaaa&chl=no+college+%2873%25%29|certificate+%2827%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,73,73
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