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Chefs plan and organise the preparation and cooking of food.
Chefs mainly work in restaurants and kitchens in a wide range of settings and industries. There are several specialisations:
Full-time chefs in South Australia generally earn between $800 and $999 per week.
In 2011 there were 2,535 people employed full-time as chefs in South Australia.
To become a chef you usually have to complete an apprenticeship in hospitality commercial cookery. Entry requirements may vary but employers usually require year 10. Ask your career adviser about the possibility of starting this training in school.
For more information see apprenticeships.
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Career information has been sourced from government publications, see data sources for more information.
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