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Chefs and Head Cooks

About the job

Chefs and Head Cooks make sure we can always find good places to eat. To get in the kitchen with them, you’ll need good people skills, the ability to adapt to many different situations, some technical skills, and a love for food.

What you'll do

As a Chef or Head Cook, you’ll:

  • Typically oversee the daily food prep
  • Supervise and coordinate activities of other cooks and food prep workers
  • Develop recipes and create menus
  • Inspect the workplace and supplies
  • Hire and train workers

Interests

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Art, Design, and Creativity

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Problem Solving

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Physical and Hands-on Work

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Chefs and Head Cooks

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Lake Charles Alexandria Shreveport Monroe Baton Rouge Lafayette Houma New Orleans

* For this career, it’s recommended that you have this type of education.

* Ratings based on data collected from the Louisiana Workforce Commission. Where regional data is not available, state data is shown.

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