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Becoming a cook does not require any formal education. However, many employers prefer hiring cooks with the right blend of formal knowledge and experience. Below are some distinct requirements that top-notch restaurants insist on.
It may not be a requirement but it is best to obtain a ServSafe Food Handling license if you wish to work in a restaurant.
There is a set of skills that make a high profile cook. They are the ability to manage kitchen roles, ability to create and implement menus, dexterity skills, organizational skills, attention to detail, culinary expertise, high creativity, fast-paced decision-making skills, basic knife skills and multitasking capability.