Becoming a Cafe Worker
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Becoming a Cafe Worker

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Also known as Cafe Assistant, Cafe Attendant.
Sells and serves food and beverages for consumption on premises in a cafe or similar establishment.
Training time 6 months - 4 years
Average pay $24,313
Employment prospects Strong
Employment size 7,100

What does a Cafe Worker do?

  • preparing and serving food and beverages for consumption on the premises
  • taking customers' food and beverage orders
  • operating cash registers, accepting payments and preparing sales invoices
  • clearing away used dishes and cutlery from tables when customers are finished
  • cleaning and preparing tables for use
  • washing dishes, cutlery and cooking utensils
  • cleaning cafe equipment such as coffee grinders, espresso machines and ice makers
  • participating in stocktakes and assisting in putting away new stock


  • Canteen Attendant

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