Sahil Sharma

What trainings does one need to attend in order to become a Chef?

Please help me out

by Sahil Sharma
1 answer
| Share :

1 answer

RE: What trainings does one need to attend in order to become a Chef?

Deepak Rana
Deepak Rana
Verified Career Expert
Author: Sky Beyond the Clouds
  • Kangra

If you are planning to pursue a career as a Chef you need to consider follwoing points in terms of trainings and education:

1. A decent education is recommended for those planning a career as a cook or chef. High school or vocational school courses in culinary are particularly helpful. Many government and private institutions offer short courses, training and summer workshops for cafeteria kitchen workers with aspirations of becoming cooks.

2. There are many private corporations in the food service and hotel industries which offer paid internships and summer jobs, which can provide valuable experience. For the internship, you need to be a students of hotel management.

3. To achieve the level of skill required of an executive chef or cook in a fine restaurant, many years of training and experience are necessary. An increasing number of chefs and cooks obtain their training through high school, post-high school vocational programs, or 3- or 4-years programs in hotel management colleges. Chefs and cooks also may be trained in apprenticeship programs offered by professional culinary institutes, industry associations, and trade unions.

4. If you study in culinary courses in hotel management college it will be quite helpful. These
training programs often include courses in menu planning, determination of portion size, food cost control, purchasing food supplies in quantity, selection and storage of food, and use of leftover food to minimize waste. Students also learn hotel and restaurant sanitation and public health rules for handling food.

5. You can get certified in culinary courses by studying part time. Many private institutions offer these courses and are helpful in getting you a job as a Chef.
Certification standards are based primarily on experience and formal training.

6.Training in supervisory and management skills sometimes is emphasized in courses offered by private vocational schools, professional associations, and university programs. There are quite a few number of such programs avaialble in India.

7. Make sure you get a degree, diploma or certification from a college which is accredited by national and international organizations.
Accreditation is an indication that a culinary program meets recognized standards regarding course content, facilities, and quality of instruction.

If you can work on any of these trainings, they will be helpful for you in getting you a job.

In order to post replies to the question: "What trainings does one need to attend in order to become a Chef?"

Post Reply

Latest ANSWERS

What should i do after my class 12thpcmFree

Engineering  .. read more

Hello sir.my question is about finding a right course. Currently im pursuing my BE degree in india and im in the final year now.But im not interested in this field. I wish to do other course which is either a degree or diploma course which would seek a g

Hello Santosh,  You are not interested in.engineering then why are you even graduating in it?. Anyways its your personal choice. But you have put .. read more

Hi Meghna, Jayashree here.I am anMBA hr with7 years of exp in HR generalist, Could you guide me add on course on hr to boost my career.now live in pune .

Hello Jayshree, With so many years of experience, only you can decide which course would be helpful to you, depending on your exposure. With my limite .. read more

I not intersted in any commerce or science so , i have not decided what to choose after ssc ..... plzzz help me me shot out the problem

Hello Amrinder,  Very big problem and only you can help yourself out of this. Since you have mentioned that you are not interested in science or .. read more
Most Popular

What are the key things the resume of a Web Designer must reflect?

A resume is a ideal place / Opportunity to exhibit your designing talents.    Show to the world in the shortest possible time, about your sk .. read more

I am 12th pcm student 'if not engineering than what career I choose

Hello, Thanks for Asking..!! Many Students search for the best career options after 12th Science except Engineering. It is very hard step of your care .. read more

I am a failiure of class 12 what can I do..?? plz suggest me I am so confused I want ot make my career in army

If u want to pass in NIOS board for October 2017 then I can guide you and help u . We are giving sureties of passing in 10th & 12th NIOS board . w .. read more

What are the most interesting things I can do while working as a Psychologist?

The most interesting things you can do while working as a Psychologist are creating your own style of handling your patients. Go beyond the bookish kn .. read more