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A chef is a dream job?

Do you like to watch “Hell’s kitchen” on TV or feel the real pleasure of watching another series about chefs on Netflix? It seems that everything is so simple. But the profession of a chef is more difficult than it is shown on TV. And to become really successful in this business, it is necessary to have a certain character and a number of features.

Nina Makogon,
owner of recruitment Agency for restaurants, hotels and private homes RABOTARESTORAN.RU ahhh! Teacher of business schools RMA and Novikov school on the topic of recruitment and career building in restaurants. In the fall of 2019, will book “Who want to restaurateurs? Career guide.”
The work takes place under constant pressure in a limited time. The cook has to stand on his feet for hours, endure cuts and burns, noise, smoke and steam, work evenings, weekends and holidays and pretty much any time the rest of the world is not working. These are just a few things that chefs go through.
Chef job career Nina Makogon recruitment Agency
When you finally become a chef, your duties will increase significantly. You will be responsible for coordinating the kitchen staff, controlling the food cost, determining the portion size, working with the menu plan, ordering supplies, ensuring the quality of dishes, forming the staff schedule, training cooks on health regulations and how to store products to control waste.
Chef job career Nina Makogon recruitment Agency
However, the profession of chef has many advantages over working in the office: you will never be bored and you will always want to surpass yourself, thereby improving your skills.

Add to this the positive feedback from the restaurant guests, the satisfaction of well-done work at the end of the day, the team in the kitchen, the opportunity to show their imagination every day, continuous training and career prospects — you have all the ingredients for a successful and good career.

Chef job career Nina Makogon recruitment Agency
However, not everyone who got into the kitchen becomes a chef. Many people prefer to work in this direction only in order to provide themselves while studying in College or University. This is confirmed by the large number of open vacancies in the service sector. But becoming a real chef, you will experience all the delights of this profession, creating dishes filled with love and creativity. Of course, not every chef has such a gift, but at least everyone can try. As they say, you can draw, even if you are not Picasso.
Chef job career Nina Makogon recruitment Agency
There are many ways to become a chef. You can, for example, go to various culinary schools. But the best thing is to get a job in a good restaurant, within a couple of years to learn everything you need and then go to College or start traveling the world and grow up the career ladder.

In this direction, there are many opportunities for chefs: cruise liners, Dubai, resorts in Europe and North America, vacancies for chefs and chefs, the number of which will grow by 11% over the next decade.

Chef job career Nina Makogon recruitment Agency
Choose the kitchen that you like, then understand where you eat, and boldly go to get a job to learn, learn and learn again.

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