Working as a cook in food services

At Seure, the workplaces for cooks are often central and preparation kitchens that deliver lunch foods and ingredients to other locations.

Food is prepared in large quantities according to the production instructions, including a wide range of special diets.

In smaller units – the kitchens of schools and day-care centres – the duties include the preparation of special meals as well as breakfast, salads, side dishes and snacks. The duties may also include baking, placing orders, receiving and storing food, dishwashing, kitchen and dining room cleaning and customer service. Work tasks vary from site to site.

Cook’s salary

Our job advertisements indicate the exact salary or wages with possible bonuses. In gig work (on-demand work), wages are paid twice a month. For gig work, holiday bonus is also paid with the wages. Read more about the wages in Seure.

Suitable background, required permits and certificates

  • A degree in the field, such as the Vocational Qualification in Restaurant and Catering Services.
  • Qualification and employment certificates
  • Hygiene Passport
  • Salmonella certificate
  • If the work is carried out in schools or day-care centres: criminal records extract.