Cook fish


Prepare fish dishes. The complexity of the dishes will depend on the range of fish used and how they are combined with other ingredients in their preparation and cooking.

Alternative labels

perpare fish for use in dishes
prepare fish recipies
cooking fish

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Cook fish is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Private chef: Private chefs comply with food and sanitation rules to prepare meals for their employers. They take into consideration the employer’s intolerances to specific ingredients or their preferences and cook the meals in the employer’s home. Private chefs may also be asked to organise small dinner parties or other types of celebrations for special occasions.

Optional skill

Cook fish is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Chef: Chefs are culinary professionals with a flair for creativity and innovation to provide a unique gastronomic experience.
Fish preparation operator: Fish preparation operators realize the preparation of fish and shellfish according to hygiene, food safety and trade regulations. They carry out fish processing operations, and also handle retail activities.
Street food vendor: Street food vendors sell food preparations, dishes and products on organised outdoor or indoor market places, or on the streets. They prepare the food in their stalls. Street food vendors use sales techniques to recommend their products to passers-by.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022