What does a Head Chef do?
Chefs can be found at the heart of every kitchen. Chefs can be employed by restaurants, hospitals, schools, office complexes, private person or any other place that has a kitchen. A Chef is responsible for the preparation of a wide variety of cuisines. Some Chefs specialize in a particular area of the food industry, and some adopt a variety of styles. The goal of any Chef is to prepare food that is tasty and people enjoy eating
There are no specific education requirements to hold a position as a Chef. A person's experience and quality of cooking are enough to land a job at most establishments. For higher-profile employment, a degree in culinary arts is highly preferred. These degrees are obtained from local colleges, vocational institutions or dedicated culinary arts schools. Working as a chef can be a high-pressure career. Possessing good organizational and time management skills will ensure success in this field.
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Head Chef Insights
“There wasn't any downs working here it was a great opportunity for me and i learned a lot”
“Very good management and definitely one of the best places to work specially Thanks for Abhijeet sir and Hr Swati.”
“Poor rates of pay for more junior staff for what is ultimately and ‘out of the way’ hotel.”
“We have a great team from top to bottom and have a fun time while at work.”
“Work and life balance is the best I ever had in all my years in the industry.”
“Pay is ok but NOT WORTH the trauma I experienced working for this awful restaurant.”
“It is a good place to work .I don't think there are any cons in working at REBEL”
“Good online learning system which is giving a very good way to progress depends on individual skills.”
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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a head chef
When working as a head chef, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Japanese Language, Leadership, Attention To Detail, STCW and Excellent Communication.
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