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Food Preparation

Food preparation is an entry-level career in the culinary industry. While a degree is not necessary for entrance into this field, professionals may benefit from completing a culinary program. Read on to learn more about a career in food preparation.

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Food preparation workers are responsible for many of the routine tasks in a kitchen, such as cutting vegetables, weighing and measuring ingredients and slicing meats. They also may clean work areas and utensils. Food preparation workers work under the supervision of chefs, cooks and food preparation supervisors. Many employers prefer to hire food preparation workers who hold at least a high school diploma. Once hired, food preparation workers typically receive training on the job.

If you want to pursue a career in the kitchen, food preparation can be a good first step. Study.com can provide the information you need to begin your career.

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