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Zimbabwe - Cooks plan, organize, prepare and cook meals in hotels, restaurants and other eating places, on board ships, on passenger trains and in private households.

Job Responsibilities

  • (a) planning meals, preparing and cooking foodstuffs
  • (b) planning, supervising and coordinating the work of kitchen helpers
  • (c) checking the quality of food
  • (d) weighing, measuring and mixing ingredients according to recipes and personal judgement
  • (e) regulating the temperature of ovens, grills, roasters and other cooking equipment, inspecting and cleaning the kitchen, kitchen equipment, serving areas, to ensure safe and sanitary food handling practices
  • (f) operating large volume cooking equipment such as grills, deep-fat fryers, or griddles
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