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Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

07100 FOOD SERVICE WORKER (Cafeteria Worker)

Performs a variety of tasks concerned with the preparation and serving of foods and beverages. Washes, peels, scrapes, and cuts vegetables and fruits. Prepares simple salads and toast. Cuts butter and slices cakes and pies. Makes coffee, tea, and other beverages. Dishes out portions of foods on trays or plates, and pours beverages. Prepares dining and serving areas by setting up counters, stands, and tables. Places food containers in serving order, fills salt and pepper shakers, and places linen and silverware on tables. Scrapes, washes, and sorts dishes, glassware, and silverware. Cleans kitchen equipment, pots and pans, counters, and tables. Sweeps and mops floors.