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Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Perform food service duties, including both preparing and serving food.

Quick Facts


Well below the statewide median
$11.57 / hour    Read more about wages


Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  17.3%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Communicate with customers to resolve complaints or ensure satisfaction.
  • Communicate dining or order details to kitchen personnel.
  • Train food preparation or food service personnel.
  • Order materials, supplies, or equipment.
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Job Title Examples:

Cafeteria Worker
Deli Clerk (Delicatessen Clerk)
Food Service Worker

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