7 Interesting Facts about Chefs (that you didn’t know)

We all know that chefs work their magic on creating delightful recipes. But what else do you know apart from this? Well, the profession of a chef is very interesting than you might have thought and we’ve shared some of the interesting facts below:

1. Knowledge about different food cultures

Being a chef has its perks, and one of the biggest is gaining knowledge about different food cultures. Chefs often get the chance to travel abroad which represent a perfect opportunity to try new foods and learn about them.

2. Passion in their profession

Preparing delectable recipes that make people remember is an art form. Chefs are incredibly passionate about what they do. Chefs take immense pleasure in treating their diners with delicious recipes.

3. Chance to meet with celebrities

Chefs get the opportunity to meet and spend time with celebrities in big/small restaurants and reality shows.

4. Chefs are food connoisseurs

Having worked with food for years, chefs can easily pick even the subtle differences between bad and good recipe whenever they are eating out.

5. Chefs tend to have a favourite knife

Chefs work in the kitchen every day and they prefer sticking to a knife of specific weight and precision.

6. Encouraging customers to try a specific recipe

Chefs often ask waiters to encourage customers to try out the recipe that they’ve prepared. If you ask a waiter to recommend a dish, they’ll probably give you the chef’s recommendation.

7. Chefs enjoy their meal more than anyone

Food means the world to chefs; they tend to relish each meal they eat.

Want to become a chef?

The first step is to pursue hotel management course from International Institute of Hotel Management (IIHM), the leading hotel management college in Kolkata, and embark on a rewarding career. At IIHM, you get the opportunity of getting placed at reputed hotels and even opt for international internships. Learn more about our placement opportunities at http://iihm.ac.in/industry-speaks-about-iihm/.

Searching for the best colleges in India for hotel management?

Your search ends here! IIHM is the largest Hotel School Chain which leads in the field of International Hospitality Management Education in India with campuses at different cities in India including Kolkata, Delhi, Pune, Bangalore, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, and Hyderabad. Know more about us here http://iihm.ac.in/about/.


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