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What it means to be a chef?
A chef is in charge of the kitchen in restaurants or other places where food is served. They watch all activity and food preparation with any staff that would assist in the kitchen. They supervise the preparation of food for its garnishing and presentation, as well as, the seasonings for a perfect taste.
Is a cook a chef?
According to the Cambridge dictionary, a cook is 'someone who prepares and cooks food', while a chef is 'a skilled and trained cook who works in a hotel or restaurant'. These definitions imply that a chef is a type of cook, but they differ in that a chef has developed learned skills, and has undergone training
What is a chef job called?
Head Chef (Chef de Cuisine)
They are responsible for creating menus, controlling kitchen costs, and managing the kitchen staff. Some head chefs leave the cooking to the sous chef and the rest of the team, while others are more hands-on and prefer to be involved in the day-to-day cooking activities.
Does chef mean chief?
The word 'chef' is the short form of the French 'chef de cuisine', meaning 'chief of the kitchen'. And as the chief, he has many people working under him — including several cooks.
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