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Chefs

Chefs plan menus and prepare, or oversee the preparation of food in hotels, restaurants, clubs, private households and other establishments.

More about this Career

Average Salary

£17426

New workers start around £7769. Normal pay is £17426 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £26879.

Jobs

11487

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Plans and co-ordinates kitchen work such as fetching, clearing and cleaning of equipment and utensils.
  • Ensures relevant hygiene and health and safety standards are maintained within the kitchen.
  • Supervises, organises and instructs kitchen staff and manages the whole kitchen or an area of the kitchen.
  • Plans menus, prepares, seasons and cooks foodstuffs or oversees their preparation and monitors the quality of finished dishes.
  • Requisitions or purchases and examines foodstuffs from suppliers to ensure quality.

Skills Employers are looking for

Soft Skills

Soft skills are non-technical skills that include how you interact with colleagues, solve problems, and manage your work

  • Monitoring

    58

  • Critical Thinking

    54

  • Active Learning

    49

  • Learning Strategies

    49

  • Speaking

    48

  • Active Listening

    47

  • Reading Comprehension

    42

  • Mathematics

    39

  • Writing

    37

  • Science

    24

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