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Chef titles

Posted by rvs053063 (My Page) on
Wed, Aug 29, 12 at 17:53

From what I can tell Executive Chef and Chef De Cuisine are the same position, so why do people use different titles? Thanks.


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I thought the Chef De Cuisine was the manager not the chef?

/tricia


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Maybe English and French versions of the same thing?

Jim


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Well, a chef de cuisine is the head chef. The head of the kitchen. I din't understand what executive chef means. Does it mean executive cook? Still don't understand..... goes and stands in a corner.....


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Chef de cuisine means head of the kitchen, executive chef is just a non French way of saying the same thing.
In a commercial kitchen, both do the ordering and planning as well as some or all of the cooking.


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