Chefs and Head Cooks

The joy of it all...

Job Description

Directs the preparation of foods. May plan and price menu items.

Task Required and Skills

Prepare and cook food s of all types...

Supervise and coordinate activities of cooks and workers...

Demonstate new cooking workers...

Instruct cooks and other workers...

Monitor santation practices...

Recruit and hire staff...

Meet with customers to plan special menus (weddings, parties, etc.)....

Plan, direct, and supervise the food preparation in multiple kitchens...

Determine production schedules and staff requirements...

Record production and operational data...

At work....

What You Need To Know!!!

Knowledge, Education, Training and Experience:

Training in vocational schools...

On job experience...

Associates degree...

1 or 2 years of on-the-job experience and informational training...

Possible apprenticeship program...

Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or skill needed....

Median Salary and Hourly Wage...

Hourly Yearly

$15.55 $32,300