Chefs & Head Cooks
Certified Executive Chef (CEC), Chef, Executive Chef (Ex Chef), Executive Sous Chef
see titles from the Coast Guard or Navy.
CWO - Food Service
CWO - Food Service; Culinary Specialist; Leading Culinary Specialist
What they do:
Direct and may participate in the preparation, seasoning, and cooking of salads, soups, fish, meats, vegetables, desserts, or other foods. May plan and price menu items, order supplies, and keep records and accounts.
On the job, you would:
- Monitor sanitation practices to ensure that employees follow standards and regulations.
- Check the quality of raw or cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
- Estimate amounts and costs of required supplies, such as food and ingredients.
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
- food production
- manufacture and distribution of products
- customer service
Education and Training
- teaching and course design
Math and Science
- arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
- keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
- talking to others
- changing what is done based on other people's actions
- understanding people's reactions
- managing your time and the time of other people
- selecting and managing the best workers for a job
- communicate by speaking
- listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
- notice when problems happen
- use rules to solve problems
- add, subtract, multiply, or divide
- choose the right type of math to solve a problem
Hand and Finger Use
- hold or move items with your hands
People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Attention to Detail
- Stress Tolerance
You might use software like this on the job:
Data base user interface and query software
- Barrington Software CookenPro Commercial
- CostGuard software
Analytical or scientific software
- Food Software.com IPro Restaurant Inventory, Recipe & Menu Software
- GNOME Gnutrition
- Google spreadsheet
- Microsoft Excel