A food service job is a position that is responsible for the production and service of food in accordance with prescribed procedures and applicable health and sanitation regulations and standards. This role is an essential part of any restaurant, as it ensures that every meal produced is of the highest quality. A food service worker is a restaurant employee who does a variety of tasks. They may be asked to help the chef prepare ingredients for dinner service, clean tables, or serve customers.
Additionally, they are responsible for maintaining work areas, equipment, and kitchen utensils. Some of the main duties of a food service worker include cleaning the stove for cooks, complying with food safety regulations, helping cooks prepare meals, and creating simple dishes such as salads. No experience is necessary to become a food service worker, but a high school diploma or GED equivalent is preferred. This job requires someone who is organized, detail-oriented, and able to work in a fast-paced environment.