Cook helpers assist chefs and head cooks with running an efficient, professional kitchen, and also help maintain its cleanliness.
They may be employed in various industries, including restaurants, hospitals, and schools and universities.
Their tasks range from food prep to cleaning work areas and equipment.
A high school diploma or GED is sufficient education for becoming a cooks helper, as most companies provide short-term on-the-job-training. Employers look for candidates who possess a positive attitude and who are effective at following verbal and written instructions.