Savory Chef

Andrea H.

Description and Responsibilities

  • Check freshness of food and ingredients
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of cooks and other food preparation workers
  • Develop recipes and determine how to present the food
  • Plan menus and ensure uniform serving sizes and quality of meals
  • Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas for cleanliness and functionality
  • Hire, train, and supervise cooks and other food preparation workers
  • Order and maintain inventory of food and supplies needed to ensure efficient operations
  • Monitor sanitation practices and ensure that kitchen safety standards are followed

Moving up is easy by getting a higher degree and working hard.

Job outlook

Employment of chefs and head cooks is projected to experience little or no change from 2010 to 2020.