Area Coach Area Manager



Minimum 8th pass

Up to 3 years of relevant work experience

The tasks that a Head Cook is expected to perform include:

Planning meals, supervising and coordinating work of Cooks and other Kitchen Helpers in large hotels, restaurants or other establishments and aboard ships or railway trains

Planning daily menu

Estimating probable number of guests, popularity of various dishes and assigning price to items, etc.

Supervising preparation and cooking of food and instructing cooks for special dishes

Concocting special dishes and inventing new recipes

Testing cooked foods by tasting or smelling them

Purchasing food supplies and kitchen equipment as necessary and checking them for quality, quantity and supervising Cooks and other Kitchen Workers

Hiring new Cooks

Knowledge of various kinds of the menu

Well-versed with the standards of sanitation, cleanliness and safety that needs to be maintained in the kitchen area

Ability to develop standard recipes and techniques for food preparation and presentation

Knowledge of various methods to minimize food and supply waste and theft

Proficient in managing the team of Cooks, Helpers and other staff, etc.

Ability to create new dishes and presentation techniques for different dishes

Not applicable

Good teaching skills



Problem solving ability Good interpersonal skills

Effective communication skills

Excellent time management skills

Calm and patient composure

It needs one to be on their toes

Needs to handle a team

Travelling is not part of a job

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Hotels usually work for 6/7 days a week and 12/14 hours everyday. This may vary from hotel to hotel, restaurants to restaurants Shift system is available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Low Vision (LV) and Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is considered to be mildly hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

Health risks include exposure to sharp knives, hot ovens and machines, standing for long hours, etc.

Occupational hazards includeburns,minorcuts,minorshocks,fatigue,headache,stress, etc.

For candidates with 1/3 yearsof experience - INR 20,000 to INR 25,000 per month

For candidates with 3 yearsof experience - INR 33,000 to INR 37,000 per month


Overview of Indian Tourism & Hospitality Sector

The contribution of the entire travel and tourism sector in India to Gross Domestic Product is estimated to rise from 8.6% (USD 117.9 billion) in 2010 to 9.0% (USD 330.1 billion) by 2020. Between 2010 and 2019 the demand for travel and tourism in India is expected to grow annually by 8.2%, which will place India at the third position in world.

Hotel Industry in India has witnessed tremendous boom in recent years. Hotel Industry is inextricably linked to the tourism industry and the growth in the Indian tourism industry has fuelled the growth of Indian hotel industry. The arrival of low cost airlines and the associated price wars have given domestic tourists a host of options. The 'Incredible India' destination campaign and the recently launched 'Atithi Devo Bhavah' (ADB) campaign have also helped in the growth of domestic and international tourism and consequently the hotel industry.

Approximately there are 1.2 million hotel rooms in the country. However, the star category of hotels account for only 7% of the total (80000 rooms). According to a study, there was a need of approximately 2.9 million hotel rooms in India and this need rose to 6.6 million rooms in 2020. The four star and five star hotel in the country including the heritage hotels provides employment to on an average 162 people per 100 rooms, compared to 122 in one, two and three star hotels.

Almost 750000 people in India are employed in hotels within India. Around 1 lakh people are employed in motels on highways. The Employment in hotel industry is forecasted to increase to 3.5 million by 2020. The major portion of employees, approximately 60%, is working in Food & Beverage sector, Kitchen and Housekeeping. Most of them are young and less than 40 years of age.

Talking about food sector India is the world?s second largest producer of food next to china and has potential of being the biggest with the food and agricultural sector. The food processing industry one of the largest industry of India, ranked 5th in terms of production, consumption, export and expected growth. The total food production in India is likely to double in next 10 years.

Hotels across India

Mid-sized motels, restaurants and resorts across India

Cities across India

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Culinary Academy of India, Hyderabad

College of Hospitality & Tourism, Delhi

Amrapali Institute of Hotel Management, Haldwani

Mumbai College of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Mumbai

The Oberoi Centre Of Learning And Development, Delhi

Merit Swiss Asian School of Hotel Management, Udhagamandalam

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