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Breakfast Chef

Specialise in breakfast service as a qualified Chef.

What's it like to be a Breakfast Chef?

Breakfast Chefs are professional cooks, trained in all aspects of food preparation, but specialising in breakfast service. They work in a variety of settings, including: commercial kitchens, hotels, cafes, restaurants and food trucks.

Breakfast Chef

How to become a Breakfast Chef


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There are no required qualifications to become a Chef, but it’s common for Chefs to complete an apprenticeship and gain a vocational qualification such as a Certificate III in Commercial Cookery (SIT30816).

  1. Enrol in a TAFE course and look to begin your apprenticeship in a café, restaurant or hotel.
  2. After gaining experience, look for a role as a Head Chef, which will give you experience organising the kitchen, managing a team and designing a menu.

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Certificate III in Commercial Cookery

This certificate gives you the skills to prepare food and menu items and may provide a pathway into roles in cafes and restaurants.
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Diploma of Hospitality Management

This diploma provides you with the skills and knowledge needed to work in management positions within the hospitality industry.
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Certificate III in Hospitality

This certificate prepares you for a career in the hospitality industry and for roles in restaurants, hotels and cafes.
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Latest Breakfast Chef reviews

Latest reviews from 6 Breakfast Chefs surveyed on SEEK
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Oct 2018
Doing Breakfast Chef for the years and never regretted it.
Reviewer's Qualification
Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Breakfast Chef
The good things
Firstly, being a breakfast chef requires you to start very early in the morning like 6am clock in.. good thing is being early to work and finish early as well. Also, menus for breakfast is rather att...
The challenges
Challenges are when the restaurant is unexpectedly busy at times and you were not prepared for it it can get a bit frustrating because breakfast menus has a lot of components and you have to be organi...
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Oct 2018
Being a chef is tough and like a roller coaster. Just like your lives should be.
Reviewer's Qualification
Certificate III in Hospitality
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Sous chef
The good things
It is a great role that teaches you to be constantly on your toes. There’s no time to dilly dally and always full of challenges on daily basis. It allows you to be creative and inventive in creating a...
The challenges
Being a chef means you are learning constantly. Always being creative and inventive while at the same time you still need to be able to keep your composure and calm to deal with highly stressful envir...
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