Link to Kirkwood Community College

Careers opportunities:

  • Chef
  • Cooks
  • Kitchen manager
  • Catering manager
  • Banquet chef
  • Sous chef
  • Chef de Cuisine

Chefs plan and direct the overall kitchen operations including purchasing, inventory control, food production and planning menus. They must be familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices and procedures. Many typically supervise kitchen workers and cooking assistants and report directly to top management.

Employment opportunities:

  • Restaurants
  • Country clubs
  • Casinos
  • Airlines
  • Hospitals
  • Supermarkets
  • Hotels and resorts
  • Catering
  • Corporate dining
  • Cruise ships
  • Colleges
  • Long-term care