Career Information

Skills Needed   Typical Job Duties   Work Locations   Personality Traits
Interest in preparing and serving food to the public

Ability to perform
hands-on work

Good reading, math, time
management, and problem
solving skills

Hard working, detail
oriented, dependable,
creative thinker

Ability to work well alone,
in a group and lead
others
  Maintain sanitation in a
professional kitchen to
prevent food borne illnesses

Prepare and cook food

Use an assortment of
utensils and equipment
related to industry
standards
 

Fine dining restaurant

Hotel/Resort dining

Bed and breakfast

Institutional cooking

Cruise ship dining

  Primary Traits:
Artistic
Enterprising

Secondary Traits:
Social
             
Related Job Titles   Related VGCC Majors   N.C. Salary Ranges   More Information
Executive Chef

Sous Chef

Line Cook

Recipe Taster

Private Chef

Food Buyer

Food Server
  Associate in Applied
Science Options:

Accounting
Business Administration
Entrepreneurship
Global Logistics Technology

College Transfer Options:
Associate in Science
Associate in Arts
  Low (10%)
$10.00/hr.
$20,649/year

Median (50%)
$12.00/hr.
$24,768/year

High (90%)
$15.00/hr.
$30,960/year
  National Restaurant
Association Educational
Foundation
www.nraef.org

American Hotel & Lodging
Association
www.ahla.com

American Culinary
Federation
www.acfchefs.org