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Occupational Classification System Manual

Major Occupational Groups: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | K
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MOG K—Service Occupations, Except Private Household
Food Service Occupations
K436 COOKS
Exclude Bakers (E687) and Food Batchmakers (E688).
Workers involved in planning menus, estimating consumption, and cooking meals in hotels, restaurants, hospitals, nursing homes, and other institutions and establishments. May prepare and bake bread, rolls, muffins, biscuits, cakes, cookies, pies, puddings, and other foods according to recipe. May specialize in a particular area. Workers producing food for sale by other establishments are classified in MOG's E and F. Include Short-Order Cooks who also prepare, grill, cook, and fry foods.

Last modified: October 16, 2001