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Choosing a good cook for your restaurant


A few days ago we gave you a step by step explanation of las claves para seleccionar a un buen camarero for a restaurant. En ese artículo resaltamos que era imprescindible hacer el mejor proceso de selección posible para que el service and customer care your business work well. Hoy vamos a centrarnos en lo que necesitamos conocer para pick the perfect cook.

It is vital that managers and restaurant owners become aware of how crucial it is selection process Cook adecuado. No hace falta decir que el cocinero o chef es una de las piezas fundamentales en un hotel business as of their work it depends largely on the success or failure to get the restaurant.

Nowadays, the chefs of the restaurants are like rock stars of the moment. They have the ability to make a business catering, trend back in the area, and a poor choice of chef, It can be fatal to the restaurant. evidently, la buena marcha de un negocio de hostelería depende de otras muchas más facetas que también deben funcionar para alcanzar el éxito, but in a restaurant, It all starts with a quality dining options.

In addition to the talent of a chef, a restaurant needs much more…

Por eso es muy importante saber qué debemos exigir al candidato para garantizar un correcto desempeño de su trabajo en el restaurante; passion, discipline, training…etc.

Managers are gastronomic que queremos oferecer en nuestro restaurante, deben saber aunar practicidad y calidad en cada plato y por eso es de vital importancia saber detectar durante el proceso de selección, we are dealing with the right professional for our restaurant.

"A good cook is not the best known peeling potatoes", the role of a chef goes beyond.

There are things that can be forgiven in a restaurant if the food is really excellent, for example, a service that is not perfect or a longer wait than usual. But the truth is that when the food is good, chances are that a repeat customer, y de que recomiende el establecimiento a conocidos, family, etc.

Although it is not All you need a business to succeed, if we are able to offer a good dining experience, con excelentes productos y un menú variado y dinámico, we have a good basis for success among our customers.

How do I find the right chef?

Lo más importante a la hora de seleccionar un cocinero es hacerle una talent test. Antonio Pedrosa, a young entrepreneur owned several successful restaurants in Madrid, He tells us his trick: "He 90 percent of the time I make the selection of cooks in the kitchen I try and watch closely how they operate, how do they work. For us it is very important that they hand, and that's not as easy to get as it may seem ".

In most occasions, simplemente con observar how he handles the knife o cualquiera de las herramientas con las que se encuentra en la cocina, You can get an idea of ​​how you will do your job, but the truth is that analyzing their capabilities You should go a step further.

Además de ser agile and decisive in the kitchen, a good cook should know how to optimize raw material, Or put another way, You do not waste food and good will seize the exact amount of each ingredient to achieve the best results. For this you need participate actively in the preparation of the escandallos.

Los expertos recomiendan seleccionar siempre que sea posible y una vez que la capacidad como cocinero esté fuera de toda duda, a person with an easy character to carry. It's very important the relationship with the whole team and its contribution to this. If it is not easy to work with the person who is in the kitchen, This will impact the room and will be reflected in the environment with other staff and worse, the feeling will reach customers.

A correct choice of the chef bring us to success in our restaurant

Because, puedes proponer al aspirante la opción de hacer an extra day y probar su capacidad durante un día de trabajo. You will have to observe closely and decide, depending on what you see, if the ideal person or not for your restaurant. It is often a matter of luck but, In most cases, predisposition to demonstrate while this test.

The chefs have in their hands the ability and responsibility to generate pleasure and satisfaction diners. From there are the waiters, managers and other restaurant workers who will have to make the cut so that everything works like a well-coordinated orchestra.

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Mary Kueppers

CEO & Founder partner in Miss Tipsi, the most complete POS software integrated market that allows you to easily manage your restaurant or bar, helping to increase your sales and improve your profits



  1. Excelente explicación me sera muy útil porque estoy abriendo un nuevo restauran en la Habana Cuba y necesitamos no fallar desde la apertura

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