Cook (domestic worker) facts for kids
A cook is a household staff member responsible for food preparation. The term can refer to the head of kitchen staff in a great house or to the cook-housekeeper, a far less prestigious position involving more physical labour.
The cook in an English great house was traditionally female; today's residences may employ a head cook or chef who may be of either gender.
When Margaret Powell had begun as a kitchen girl at the age of 15. she later advanced to become a cook.
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