Chef (21st Century Skills Library: Cool Vocational Careers)

Written by Ellen Labrecque

Did you know that one out of every ten American workers is in the restaurant industry? The chef of the restaurant is in charge of most of the employees, and is responsible for coming up with the recipes that are on the menu. But what does it take to become a successful chef? What other responsibilities does this job encompass? What kinds of skills, experience, and tools are necessary in this career? If you're curious to learn more about this fast-paced, delicious vocational career, this book is a great place to find answers to start. At the back of the book, readers will find critical thinking questions to encourage further exploration of industry-specific issues; additional suggested books/websites; a glossary of terms; and an index.

Age Range 9 - 12 years
Copyright Year
Page Count
Cherry Lake Publishing
Grade Level 4th - 7th
Lexile 840