Head School Cafeteria Cook

Supervise workers in cooking and serving foods in the school cafeterias.
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Salary Range
$23,000 – $71,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Head School Cafeteria Cooks do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in preparing, cooking, and serving food in school cafeteria, cafeterias, or central school district kitchen: Plans varied menus to ensure that food is appetizing and nutritionally suitable for children. Estimates daily or weekly needs and orders food supplies and equipment. Supervises and coordinates activities of workers who prepare, cook, serve food, clean premises, and wash dishware. Keeps daily record of meals served and takes inventory of supplies and equipment. Trains new employees. Participates in preparing and cooking meals. May direct activities of students engaged in washing dishes and utensils.

Should I be a Head School Cafeteria Cook?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Cook, Head, School Cafeteria, Head Cook, School, Preparation Center Coordinator, School Cafeteria Head Cook

    How to Become a
    Head School Cafeteria Cook

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