Summary Chef in the Vancouver Island and Coast Region
Find key facts and figures about working as a chef. The following information is applicable to all Chefs (NOC 62200).
Note: Some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Chefs plan and direct food preparation and cooking activities and prepare and cook meals and specialty foods. They are employed in restaurants, hotels, hospitals and other health care institutions, central food commissaries, clubs and similar establishments, and on ships.
College or apprenticeship
This occupation usually requires a college diploma (community college, institute of technology or CÉGEP), an apprenticeship training of 2 or more years, or experience working in a supervisory occupation.
Median wage in the Vancouver Island and Coast Region
The job prospects are fair in the Vancouver Island and Coast Region
advertised in the Vancouver Island and Coast Region
- Maintain records of food costs, consumption, sales and inventory
- Analyze operating costs and other data
- Demonstrate new cooking techniques and new equipment to cooking staff
- Supervise activities of specialist chefs, chefs, cooks and other kitchen workers
- Create new recipes
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