Summary Cook in Canada
Find key facts and figures about working as a cook. The following information is applicable to all Cooks (NOC 6322).
Cooks prepare and cook a wide variety of foods. They are employed in restaurants, hotels, hospitals and other health care institutions, central food commissaries, educational institutions and other establishments. They are also employed aboard ships and at construction and logging campsites.
College or apprenticeship
College education or apprenticeship training usually required
Median wage in Canada
The job prospects vary across Canada depending on the province or territory.
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- Manage kitchen operations
- Organize and manage buffets and banquets
- Recruit and hire staff
- Clean kitchen and work areas
- Maintain inventory and records of food, supplies and equipment
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