Learn basics of working as an Executive Chef

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Course introduction

 The boss of any kitchen is the Executive Chef. He or she is tasked with managing all aspects of the Kitchen.The Executive Chef will train and manage kitchen personnel, supervise and coordinate all related culinary activities as well as various other activities. In this course, you will learn about the job of an Executive Chef. The Executive Chef may cook selected items or for select occasions. He/She may oversee special catering events and may also offer culinary instruction and/or demonstrate culinary techniques. The Executive Chef directly supervises kitchen personnel with responsibility for hiring, discipline, performance reviews and initiating pay increases. Typically he or she reports to a food service director. This course will give you an understanding of what it takes to be an Executive Chef. 

The course is suited, but not limited, to culinary students and professionals.

Course objectives

At the end of this course, you should be in a better position to:

  • Understand who an Executive Chef is. 
  • Appreciate the desirable qualities of a prospective Executive Chef. 
  • Appreciate the tasks and responsibilities of an executive chef.

Skills developed

  • Food and beverage   Advanced
  • Course modules

    Module 1
    Succeeding as an Executive Chef

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    Comments (4)


    Alex | October 22, 2020 09:26

    educative and interesting


    Kenneth | March 31, 2017 13:21

    Decriptive videos. Paasion;Dedication;Aspiration plus alot more to being a Chef. Thank you for the videos/course.


    Kevin | February 20, 2017 09:09

    the course is really nice more on practicals please


    Hillary | September 25, 2017 03:27

    Ilike it

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    MICHAEL | January 27, 2017 17:37

    a nice short course and well informed with supporting videos. please make it printable. thanks.

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