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Cooks and Chefs
Cooks and chefs are employed in the preparation and cooking of food, usually in large quantities, in hotels, restaurants, cafeterias, and other establishments and institutions. Chefs and head cooks generally supervise cooks and other food preparation workers. There are about 107,000 chefs and head cooks employed in the United States and approximately 2.9 million cooks and other food preparation workers.