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$22,000

Salary

Health Industry

21%

Industry Job Growth

What this job is about

Have you ever looked at the meatloaf your mom gave you and wished it was cut in the shape of a swan? That kind of culinary vision and ambition is what separates a home cook from a restaurant line cook.A knack for cooking; time management; an undying love for service; you'll need them all to succeed as a line cook.Tasked with the responsibility of keeping the kitchen hopping, it's the line cooks who take the chef's original recipes and recreate them time and time again. They're what keep the kitchen going by serving up food, making it look amazing and sending it off with the wait staff like a mom sending her kid to kindergarten for the first time.

Work Styles

What it Takes

Active Listening

Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Service Orientation

Actively looking for ways to help people.

Troubleshooting

Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.

Coordination

Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

Time Management

Managing one's own time and the time of others.

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