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Almost 50 percent of adults say they’ve worked in a restaurant at some point in their lives.

That means you aren’t alone in your job search.

Not sure if a restaurant or food job is right for you? Check out our restaurant job descriptions to learn about the different jobs available in the restaurant industry. Our restaurant job descriptions cover Managers, Assistant Managers, Waiters and Waitress, Line Cooks, Bartenders, Dishwashers and more.

Work in a Mel’s restaurant

How hard could it be? Take an order, make an order, serve an order, clean the table, and do it again. Actually, restaurant work is about the hardest work you’ll find, but it’s also laced with some of the best life lessons one can earn.

1. You’ll Develop Skin as Thick as an African Elephant
2. You’ll Learn the True Meaning of Respect
3. You’ll Learn to Work Well With Others
4. You’ll Learn How to Do Without in the Land of Plenty
5. You’ll Learn the True Importance of a Great Manager

Career Positions

Preparation Cook

Perform a variety of food preparation duties other than cooking, such as preparing cold foods and shellfish, slicing meat, and brewing coffee or tea. Tasks Clean and sanitize work areas, equipment, utensils, dishes, or silverware. Store food in designated containers...

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Line Cook

Prepare and cook food in a fast line food producer restaurant. Duties of these cooks are limited to preparation of a few basic items and normally involve operating large-volume single-purpose cooking equipment. Tasks Maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards...

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Breakfast Cook

Prepare Breakfast Food, season, and cook dishes. May order supplies, keep records and accounts, price items on menu, or plan menu. Tasks Inspect and clean food preparation areas, such as equipment and work surfaces, or serving areas to ensure safe and sanitary...

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Waiters and Waitresses

Take orders and serve food and beverages to patrons at tables in dining establishment. Tasks Check with customers to ensure that they are enjoying their meals and take action to correct any problems. Collect payments from customers. Write patrons' food orders on order...

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Hosts and Hostesses

Welcome patrons, seat them at tables or in lounge, and help ensure quality of facilities and service. Tasks Greet guests and seat them at tables or in waiting areas. Provide guests with menus. Assign patrons to tables suitable for their needs and according to rotation...

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Restaurant Manager

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization or department that serves food and beverages. Taks Monitor compliance with health and fire regulations regarding food preparation and serving, and building maintenance in lodging and dining facilities. Monitor...

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