A chef is the person who is well acquainted with making of different styles of foods. He is the one, who adds taste and flavors to the food. He is well acquainted with the different varieties of food. Colleges and universities also provide this course in the form of hotel management profession. This profession has number of job opportunities for the freshers and also for the experienced. The pay scale given to them starts from Rs 8000. A chef can work with different hotels and restaurants. A chef can be identified by his long hat and white coat.


According to the super chefs, the chefs generally start from their kitchens. Most of the chefs can complete their education while they are working . They generally start from the primary stage of their life. They can work in many hotels and restaurants, bakery, food stalls etc.

How to become Chef

Some chefs complete their certified courses in fooding while others can opt study while they are working. A certified course in the same profession will increase the number of job chances for the chefs. There are various subjects taught in this profession, some of these are:- Food preparation, Nutrition and hygiene, safety and sanitation etc. There are various types of Chefs like:- Sous chef, executive chefs, household chefs and Personal chefs.

Job profile of Chef

  • To create and invent innovation in food.
  • Management of food departments.
  • Working in teams as a team member.
  • Coordinating in various tasks.
  • Managing and maintaining the quality of food.
  • Chefs are required to work long hours and at irregular intervals.
  • Maintaining the hygiene and taste.

Salary Range for Chef

The salary ranges with the range in their position and experience. The new comers get their starting salary as Rs 8000 till 25,000Rs. It further exceeds in the position and experience.

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