" Head Cook "

Watch the video then fill in the gaps with the following words:

certificates - chef - Cook - cooking - costs - culinary - evenings - Head - management - memorable
noisy - own - reputation - restaurant - schedules - show - skilled - staff - taste - wasted

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Though some people think the words “” and “cook” mean the same thing; in the world there’s a big difference. Chefs are more highly and better trained than most cooks and have more responsibility for designing the meals that make a restaurant’s . But it’s not all about the food. This job requires good organizational and skills. Sometimes called a -, the chef supervises the entire kitchen and keeps track of supplies and . Chefs should have a highly refined and inventive sense of . He or she creates the menu items and often prices them too. Advancing in this field may depend as much on limiting food and supervising less-skilled workers as it does on creating a menu. To keep things running smoothly in a hot kitchen, chefs need to be experts multitaskers. The work is fast-paced and a missed detail can result in time lost and food , not to mention an unhappy customer. Chefs are on their feet for hours at a time, often working , week-ends and holidays. While many cooks can learn skills on the job, chefs and head cooks usually hold degrees in the arts from a recognised school. Many employers look for safe-food-handling as well. Chefs advance by moving to new jobs and learning new skills, sometimes opening their restaurants and while only a few ever get their own cooking , they’re always delighted to accept your compliments.