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Formative Assessment

Activity 1: Formative Assessment

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The following is a list of applicants for the various jobs required to make a restaurant successful. Based on each description, write a brief explanation as to what position you would hire that person for. You will need to hire:

  • A cook
  • Two waitresses
  • A person to clear the tables
  • A dishwasher
  • An accountant
  • A hostess / cashier
  • Mrs. Brown
    I have worked in the restaurant business for 15 years. I was recently in an automobile accident and I must now stay in a wheelchair. However I have excellent math and computer skills.
  • B. Gloria
    I am a part-time college student. My classes are from 8:00 to 10:00 each morning. I am available to work the rest of the day and evening. I have never worked in a restaurant, but I enjoy talking to people and I have lots of energy.
  • Darrin
    I am 16 years old and I want to earn some extra money to pay for my car insurance. I am shy around strangers, but I am dependable and willing to work.
  • Julie
    I am a mother of three and I have been a waitress for 10 years. I am available to work each school day and some evenings.
  • Andrew
    I am a high-school student who needs to earn extra spending money. I am available to work most evenings and weekends. I am athletic and strong enough to carry heavy loads.
  • Angela
    I am a retired teacher who is looking for some extra spending money. I know lots of people in town. I’m not a strong as I used to be and excessive walking tires me. I have also worked in a local store as a cashier.
  • Mark
    I am creative and hard working. I come from a very large family and my parents left all of the cooking to me. I have had my own catering business, but I do not enjoy bookkeeping and advertising. People rave about my delicious dishes.