Cook II Culinary skills required. A Cook 2 will be required to know culinary terminology, tools used in a kitchen and basic safety and sanitation guidelines. Product knowledge must be proficient. Knowledege in cooking meats and fish to the correct temperature. Required cooking skills: Sautéing, baking, blanching, frying, roasting and braising. Knife skills: chopping, slicing, mincing, etc. PM Shift.