Everybody needs to eat. Therefore the food and cooking industry is huge. The Career Information and Profile of the Leading Cook will be described in this article. The Leading Cook leads a team of Commis Cooks in either the hot or cold kitchen of a food production department. He overtakes the Chef de Partie’s duties when he is absent.
He must be skilled in food preparation, have passion for cooking and food, have a good sense of taste and smell, and be willing to learn new cooking methods and recipes.
A leading cook usually possesses a Diploma in Culinary Skills/ Hotel Management. With experience, he may be promoted to Chef de Partie.