What Are the Qualifications to Become a Corporate Executive Chef?
Qualifications needed for a career as a corporate executive chef include at least a high school diploma or GED certificate. Most employers require post-secondary education at a culinary arts school or similar program for positions at this level. However, your professional experience is more important than your education, especially if you’ve worked with a well-known chef. Your responsibilities in this career often center around the administrative tasks of managing a kitchen and its staff. Duties may involve planning a business event and creating its menu. Many chefs have an active role in the kitchen with recipe creation and assisting with food prep, but you can also take a more supervisory role. Strong leadership skills are imperative to ensure on-time service.
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