Commis Chef For Foreign Recruiters 

Duties & ​Responsibilities

A commis chef position is a job for someone fresh out of culinary school. It is a junior or apprentice chef position, and provides the novice chef with an invaluable opportunity to learn about working in every area of the kitchen.

  • The primary objective is to learn how to work in every area of the kitchen.
  • Rotates throughout the kitchen, spending six months or so at one kitchen station before moving on
  • At each kitchen station, the commis chef has the opportunity to learn from a different senior chef in charge
  • Commis chef is expected to absorb a great deal of information in a short amount of time.
  • Commis chef's training is conducted on the clock in the kitchen, so must be able to work under pressure
  • Working as a commis chef involves learning a lot of different skills in a short amount of time
  • Practicing those skills by implementing them in actual tasks throughout the kitchen.
  • A commis chef will work on many different teams before they move on to a higher chef role
  • A commis chef must be able to effectively communicate with other members of the kitchen staff