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

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Kitchen Skills List in Hospitality & Catering

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Kitchen role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Kitchen job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 50% of Kitchen job descriptions contained catering as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

catering
50%
chef
50%
cook
50%
kitchen assistant
34%
local government
34%
public sector
34%
public sector jobs
34%
kitchen lead
34%
surrey
34%
kitchen
34%
cooking
34%
part time
17%
bank staff
17%
bank
17%
flexible
17%
flexible hours
17%
caterer
17%
c
17%
time management
17%
teamwork
17%
outdoors
17%
outdoor learning
17%
commis chef
17%
sous chef
17%
learning
17%
food preparation
17%
corporate catering
17%
chef de partie
17%

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.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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