Chefs & Head Cooks
Also called: Certified Executive Chef (CEC), Chef, Executive Chef (Ex Chef), Executive Sous Chef
In the Coast Guard: CWO - Food Service
In the Navy: CWO - Food Service; 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
Education and Training
Math and Science
Ideas and Logic
Hand and Finger Use
People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Data base user interface and query software
Analytical or scientific software
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