Perform duties such as taking orders and serving food and beverages. Serve customers at counter or from a steam table. May take payment. May prepare food and beverages.
Cafe Server, Cafeteria Server, Cafeteria Worker, Deli Worker (Delicatessen Worker), Food Server, Food Service Assistant, Food Service Worker, Prep Cook (Preparation Cook), School Cafeteria Cook, Server
Employment of Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food is projected to grow 17 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than average compared to all occupations.
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