Chef Cook Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Hospitality & Catering

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Chef Cook Skills List in Hospitality & Catering

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Chef Cook role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Chef Cook job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 62% of Chef Cook job descriptions contained chef as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

chef
62%
cook
48%
cdp
34%
chef de partie
34%
food preparation
34%
line chef
29%
catering
24%
clean
20%
sous chef
20%
enhanced dbs
20%
supported living
20%
hygiene
20%
line cook
20%
hospitality
20%
food safety
20%
junior sous chef
15%
kitchen chef
15%
experienced chef
15%
chef assistant
15%
catering chef
15%
culinary skills
10%
senior chef de partie
10%
pastry chef
10%
demi chef de partie
10%
time management
10%
communication skills
10%
restaurant sous chef
10%
restaurant chef
5%
kitchen supervisor
5%
kitchen manager
5%
kitchen assistant
5%
food hygiene
5%
food catering
5%
cook assistant
5%
breakfast chef
5%
assistant chef
5%
school
5%
cooking
5%
asap
5%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

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