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Are we going to cook for a restaurant job or in the house? Can you please explain the chef industry? Can you please explain a day as a chef?

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Jack’s Answer

Melissa,
The food industry is vast. Besides what cuisine you like the type of jobs are also very different. Working in a restaurant, 5 star to fast food. Working in country clubs, hotels, hospitals, business dinning, personal chefs. But they all start out the same. Learn the basics. Knife skills, mother sauces basic cooking skills. LEARN TO COOK. You have to know what you are doing and talking about to become a chef. Find your passion. Working 12 to 14 hours a day you have to have passion. Having to work weekends and holidays while your friends are out parting, you need to a passionate and committed. It is not an easy industry, but it is very rewarding. I have been in the industry for 50 years and have worked from fast food to 5 star restaurants and many in between. But I love it.

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Seth D.’s Answer

The hospitality industry is vast and there are a lot of different setting in which you can make a living. You have to be willing to try different cuisines and feel your way around your palette until you find what makes you not only happy but successful.

There really is no ordinary “day in the life” scenario when it comes to chefs as there are many differences challenges chefs face on a daily basis.

My advice, spend some time peeling potatoes and cutting onions at a restaurant you in your area to get a feel for it.

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Redundant’s Answer

First of all, you should set a clear career path and goal for yourself. What's kind of chef, you would like to be. For example, you would like to as Chef in Chinese restaurant , Dessert, fusion or other ? If you already have specific hobby or skill, why don't via internet to present your finish good? You also can join some related restaurant to develop professional skill and understand the field.
Beside, in the hospitality industry, creative is very important. You may upload your finished good in YouTube. And let the people know more about you. Be a KOL ^^

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Dada’s Answer

When you say in the house all it reminds me is of a channel that you aspire to start in a platform that you would like to choose for eg. Youtube or any other medium of such....As far as cooking in hotel is concerned chefs know when to arrive & heading to home is never decided in the morning. You will have to check inventory and check the days meals schedule and work accordingly - Now all of the mentioned above should not misjudge your passion towards the culinary industry as there is a lot to offer in terms of little happy pleasures that you will receive from both the customers/guest & a pat from your executive chefs , mainly the new adventure of creating the new dishes for menu-its a glamorous delight in its own self . You may end up working for 14 hours straight and yet feel like work is incomplete. There will be a self reality check of what is being done in your profession.

Cheers - cliff Sou .

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cliff’s Answer

As a chef, or any roles in F&B, you have to do a lot things like:
cleaning, prepare ingredients, stock check list, connect with front house (to see anything available or not),quality control, new idea for food,
manage team (make sure everyone in the process)..etc.

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