Chefs are managers who plan, direct and participate in food preparation and cooking activities in restaurants, hotels, institutions and other food establishments (alis). They are employed in restaurants, hotels, hospitals and other health care institutions, central food commissaries, clubs and similar establishments, and on ships (National Occupational Classification).
Find detailed information about the occupation, including typical duties and working conditions, in the links below:
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The University of Manitoba does not offer any specialized educational programs leading to a career as a Chef. Please view the links below for more information about training programs in North America. If you are a University of Manitoba student who would like assistance determining an education plan that suits your unique goals, speak with a Career Consultant.
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Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials - information for foreign-trained chefs
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Date modified: September 30, 2019