The hospitality industry is a stimulating and fun work environment. Whether you choose to work in your local hospitality industry or to travel abroad, qualified hospitality workers are in high demand.
This qualification provides training for work in hospitality enterprises where food is prepared and served, including restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes, cafeterias and coffee shops. Individuals may work with some autonomy or in a team but usually under close supervision.
This qualification can also be used as a pathway for entry into an apprenticeship in Cookery or a wide variety of cookery related positions. You might become Head Chef at an award winning restaurant, the owner or manager of your own food related business, or even a 'celebrity chef'.
A great kitchen employee is somebody who:
is interested in food can cooking
can work in a team environment
is able to take responsibility for their own work
can pay attention to detail
can work under time pressure
can 'pitch-in' to do the routine clean-up work at end of service periods.
Essential: Entry is dependent on an interview process and a genuine passion for the Hospitality Industry.