Cooks, Short Order:

Prepare and cook to order a variety of foods that require only a short preparation time. May take orders from customers and serve patrons at counters or tables.

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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $20,710.00
Average Time to Fill 39 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience Up to and including 1 month
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 1,196
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Customer Service
Professionalism
Resource Allocation
Decision-making
Work Ethic
Following Directions
Oral Communication
Integrity
Information Gathering
Teamwork
Leadership
Organization
Conflict Management

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Grind meats such as beef, pork, poultry, or fish
Bake breads, rolls, or other baked goods
Prepare appetizers, salads, or cold dishes
Preserve meat, poultry, or fish
Cook food for customers or patients
Perform short order cooking
Operate food preparation equipment
Place food on dishes or trays or in takeout bags
Prepare beverages for clients or customers
Perform food preparation duties
Prepare food products by hand through shaping, kneading, or rolling
Clean fish, animal, or meat carcasses
Cut meat products
Store supplies or goods in kitchens or storage areas


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Safety Training
ServSafe
Report Maintenance
Customer Complaint Resolution
Cost Control
Food Service Industry Knowledge
Equipment Cleaning
Restaurant Experience
Food Safety and Quality



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