how do I become a resturaunt cook?

I am thinking of my future and I was thinking of maybe becoming a cook for a resturaunt. I also want to know how long do I neeed to be in college to get into a cooking job. What do I do?

Asked By: NExt_WWe_DivA!!!:) - 11/12/2007
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Executive chefs, sometimes referred to as head cooks, coordinate all dining operations of a restaurant, hotel, or other eating establishment. Their responsibilities may include managing the kitchen staff, overseeing meal preparation, planning menus, and ordering supplies... More
Answered By: ME® - 11/12/2007
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Some of the best cooks come out of the local city and technical colleges. These are programs lasting anywhere from 6 weeks to 2 years depending upon the college. The Wisconsin Technical College system has GREAT cook school programs. Maybe yours does too. Ask your high school counselor to check it out for you. You... More
Answered By: David in Madison - 11/12/2007
You can attend a culinary school. The one I went to on a part time basis only went for 9 months, and then I got my certification. You can certainly go to a college like Johnson and Wales, the Cooking Institute of America, or the French Culinary Institute, but if you look for a local culinary program, I'm sure there... More
Answered By: rascal0718 - 11/12/2007
Do you want to be a "cook" or a "chef... More
Answered By: topdawgco97 - 11/12/2007
Technically you don't have to go to school, depending on what level of a chef you want to be... More
Answered By: DoH - 11/12/2007
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