Types of Cooks

Cooks prepare and cook complete meals and individual dishes and foods. They supervise kitchen helpers and oversee subordinate personnel in preparation, cooking and handling of food. They may also plan menus, determine size of served portions, estimate food requirements and costs, and monitor and order supplies. Prep Cook The Prep Cook is an early step in the training of most professional … [Read more...]

Types of Chefs

Chefs and specialist chefs prepare and cook complete meals, banquets or specialty foods such as pastries, sauces, soups, salads, vegetables, meat, poultry and fish dishes, as well as create food displays. They instruct cooks in preparation, cooking, garnishing and presentation of food and they supervise cooks and other kitchen staff. They may plan menus as well as requisition food and kitchen … [Read more...]