Cooking embraces a wide range of skills from creating menus and preparing dishes for Michelin-starred restaurants, to workplace canteens and cafeterias. Chefs have to prepare budgets, calculate profit margins, control and order stock, and keep on top of the latest food trends such as organic and vegetarian cuisine and healthy eating regimes.

Communicating well with a team is also part of the high pressure environment in a successful kitchen, while good hygiene is essential for the health and safety of customers and fellow workers..

Cooking could be for you if you like:

Being creative

Craftsmanship/Artistic talents

Working as a team

Career options

Food entrepreneur

Restaurants/Hotels/Contract Catering/Cruise Ships

Restaurant owner

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