Chef - dream job or hard bread?
The professional chef has gained a lot of popularity since chefs and cooks, above all the upscale culinary skills, have made their art known to the public in recent years.
However, Koch is not always the glamorous dream job that he always seems to be watching TV, but often enough it is simply a bone job - but one that can still be fun, as you can see in this example from the Travel Charme Ostseehotel Kühlungsborn.
What do cooks and cooks do?
Chefs and cooks do all the work that goes into producing food. Once you have set up a meal plan, you can buy food and ingredients, prepare it or store it if necessary. They organize the work processes in the kitchen and ensure that the food is completed on time and in the right order.
In smaller kitchens, cooks, cookers, cookers, cooks and cook all the dishes themselves. In large kitchens, they are usually specialized in the preparation of certain dishes, such as supplements, salads or fish and meat dishes. Their tasks also include calculating the prices and advising guests.
How is the training going?
The training as a chef / cook usually takes 3 years and is a recognized apprenticeship in the hospitality industry (industry and trade).
Here, theory and practice alternate: As a rule, the trainee attends the vocational school one or two days a week or completes it in block lessons. In the remaining time he / she is in the hotel.
During the period of training, the young person is accompanied by an employee, the so-called "training supervisor", who is at his side in all school and company questions.
Career thanks to further education
Cooks start their career as a Commis de Cuisine and can rise up to the kitchen director or economic director (FundB manager). The possibilities of using a cook are versatile, be it in the kitchen of a restaurant, hotel or health resort, a canteen or even a cruise ship. Through their education cooks acquire ideal conditions for the independent Guide a restaurant business.
Further training possibilities include a master course to the kitchen master, the specialist in the catering trade (IHK), the Hotelfachschule (state-certified restaurateur or Betriebswirt) as well as special training, eg to the diet cook.
Working at Travel Charme
In addition to the charming landscape and the opportunity to get to know different companies, the Travel Charme Ostseehotel Kühlungsborn also offers its employees further advantages: low-cost apartments, regular education and training, over-pay and a performance-based bonus scheme.
Parking spaces, staff restaurant, work clothes with cleaning service are free of charge, and staff can also make use of massage and beauty treatments at the spa.
What requirements should apprentices bring?
In order to start an appropriate training, the following requirements should be met: High school diploma, better middle maturity, organizational skills, teamwork eg when coordinating work processes in the kitchen, when arranging and guiding personnel, care and responsibility (eg hygienic work in the kitchen , compliance with food regulations), skill and a good physical constitution (eg when cutting and filleting meat or fish, for example when working while standing) as well as creativity eg when putting together and serving meals.
If you are interested, you can find more information about vacancies and training here: http://ostseehotel-jobs.travelcharme.com/
More knowledge - Podcast, PDF download, eCourse or personal advice
Offline download: Download this text as PDF - Read usage rights, Because we do not automatically submit the title of this text for privacy reasons: When buying in "interests" the title register if support is needed. After buying text exclusively Download at this URL (please save).
Listen to Podcast & Download MP3: You can listen to this text for free, as member even without annoying popup, or download the MP3 for a fee - Read usage rights, After the purchase page refresh, then you will find the download link here. Because we do not automatically submit the title of this podcast for privacy reasons: When buying in "interests" the title register if support is needed.
Your eCourse on Demand: Choose your personal eCourse on this or another desired topic, As a PDF download. Up to 30 lessons with each 4 learning task + final lesson. Please enter the title under "interests". Alternatively, we are happy to put together your course for you or offer you a personal regular eMailCourse including supervision and certificate - all further information!
Consultant packages: You want to increase your reach or address applicants as an employer? For these and other topics we offer special Consultant packages (overview) - For example, a personal phone call (price is per hour).