Chef

Chef

Chefs plan and organise the preparation and cooking of food in dining and catering establishments.

 

Job Demand: High

Average weekly wage: $1,000

Where you could work:

Restaurants - The Fish House,

Hotels and Resorts - Star Entertainment, Mantra Group, Sheraton Mirage

Self Employed

 

Chefs do the following tasks:

  • planning menus, estimating food and labour costs, and ordering food supplies
  • monitoring quality of dishes at all stages of preparation and presentation
  • discussing food preparation issues with Managers, Dietitians and kitchen and waiting staff
  • demonstrating techniques and advising on cooking procedures
  • preparing and cooking food
  • explaining and enforcing hygiene regulations
  • may select and train staff
  • may freeze and preserve foods
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