The role of an executive chef
The executive chef is the leader of a professional kitchen. Also known as a head chef or chef de cuisine, this person is in charge of all back of house activities, from menu planning and ordering, to rostering and mentoring of kitchen staff.
As an executive chef, cooking is the easiest job you will have. While your culinary skills have helped you work your way up the kitchen hierarchy, this new role asks that you become business savvy while serving as an important role model for your staff.
Culinary leadership expert Glenn Flood coaches over 1100 chefs who serve over 18 million customers a year. With a passion for watching others excel, Glenn shares his industry insight to help you forge your own path into a leadership role.
Learn hospitality skills for today’s world, including:
- What it takes to be a great head chef
- The job requirements and key responsibilities of executive chefs
- Different leadership styles of executive chefs
This lesson is for all you back of house superstars looking to take that next big step in your career. Learn from the pros and make your mark!
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