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Working your way up the hierarchy of a professional kitchen is no easy feat. If you’re facing the possibility of a promotion to executive chef, you can rest assured you’ve displayed more than just culinary skills.

But now that you’ll be facing a new set of challenges, your best plan of action is to be well prepared. Importantly, you have to get your head around all your new responsibilities so you can plan ahead.

An executive chef is the leader of a kitchen, which means there is much more than just cooking to think about. Your new role will require you to sharpen up your managerial and business skills as well.

In this lesson, culinary leadership expert Glenn Flood outlines what an executive chef is accountable for and how you can ensure you get the job done well.

What you'll learn in the What does an executive chef do lesson

  • The duties of an executive chef
  • What an executive chef is accountable for

Who the Kitchen leadership for executive chefs course is for

This online course 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!


Glenn Flood

Culinary leadership expert Glenn Flood is a food support manager and chef with over 20 years of industry experience.

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