what are the major duties of a chef du cuisine?

Chef Du Cuisine (Executive Chef/Head Chef) What are the major duties of a chef du cuisine?

Asked By: JV - 3/16/2010
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Les has some of her facts wrong and anyone can copy and paste, not the best answer anyways, I on the other hand can speak from experience, I was a chef, not a chef de cuisine, but I did get to the executive sous chef level in and few hotels, I also worked abroad in Asia and the Caribbean, one fact he got very wrong is... More
Answered By: The Unknown Chef - 3/16/2010
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An executive chef, also called the chef de cuisine or head cook, runs the kitchen in a restaurant, country club, hotel or cruise ship. Most executive chefs manage a team of 10 or more kitchen workers. The duties of an executive chef include training staff, maintaining quality, assigning tasks, ordering supplies and... More
Answered By: Les - 3/16/2010
Very broad question in that the size of the operation will often dictate the responsibilities of the Executive Chef... More
Answered By: loreaxx - 3/16/2010
Chef du Cuisine, Duties Responsible for overall management of kitchen. They supervise staff, create menus and new recipes with the assistance of the restaurant manager, make purchases of raw food items, trains apprentices and maintains a sanitary and hygienic environment for the preparation of food.
Answered By: Dune - 3/16/2010
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