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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.

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About this Career

£21,826

Average salary

New workers start around £9,518.64. Normal pay is £21,826 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £31,840.84.

171

Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> 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

The number of unique job postings in your area that have listed this skill in the last year.

Skills

Job postings

Monitoring
58
Critical Thinking
53
Active Learning
49
Learning Strategies
48
Speaking
48
Active Listening
46
Reading Comprehension
41
Mathematics
38
Writing
36
Science
23

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Cornwall
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