6242 cooks remains highly demanded profession in Canada. Canada is facing a high shortage of cooks so this profession is present in the current 29 professions list of Canadian immigration.
Example Titles of of 6242 Cooks:
Below are some example titles of this profession but not limited
o Grill Cook
o Hospital Cook
o Institutional Cook
o Apprentice Cook
o Journeyman/Woman Cook
o Licensed Cook
o Line Cook
o Second Cook
o Short Order Cook
o Dietary Cook
o First Cook
Overview of 6242 Cooks:
Cooks get ready and cook a wide diversity of foods. They are engaged in central food commissaries, hotels, restaurants, hospitals and other health care institutions, educational institutions and other establishments. Cooks are furthermore employed aboard ships and at building and logging campsites. Apprentice cooks are included in this unit group.
Education and Employment Requirtements of 6242 Cooks:
•Achievement of secondary school is usually required.
•Achievement of a three-year apprenticeship program for cooks
Several years of commercial cooking experience are required.
Completion of college or other program in cooking
Main duties of 6242 Cooks:
Cooks carry out a number of or all of the following duties:
•Oversee kitchen operations
•Maintain inventory and records of food, supplies and equipment
•May set up and oversee buffets
•May clean kitchen and work area
•May plan menus, determine size of food portions, estimate food requirements and costs, and monitor and order supplies.
•May hire and train kitchen staff
•Cooks may specialize in preparing and cooking ethnic cuisine or special dishes.
•Prepare and cook complete meals or individual dishes and foods
•Prepare and cook special meals for patients as instructed by dietitian or chef