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A professional cook, with a minimum of three years of cooking experience, who performs a variety of basic cooking or baking tasks in a food service operation under the supervision of a professional chef.
Issuer:Worldchefs
  1. Your organisation and responsibilities

    Evidence you are required to provide:

    • BEFORE YOU START WORKING ON THE TASKS, READ THE CANDIDATE GUIDE AND DOWNLOAD THE CANDIDATE CHECKLIST.
    • The Evidence type required is shown [in square brackets].
    • Upload your answers at the bottom of the task by clicking on ‘Add evidence’ and then ‘Add text’. This will open a new, blank text box.
    • Open a new text box for your answer(s) to each question, so one box for 1.1, another box for 1.2 etc.
    • Include the Evidence number (1.1, 1.2 etc.) in each text box.

    1.1 Tell us about yourself by listing the following information:
    • Your country of residence
    • Number of years of professional cooking experience
    • Your current position
    • Name of the establishment you are currently working for
    • Address of the establishment
    • Website address for the establishment
    • Number of years in current position.
    [Add text]

    1.2 List the following details for each of your previous employment(s)*, starting with the most recent one:
    • Position
    • Duration of employment
    • Name of the establishment.
    [Add text]

    *Note: Your current and previous employments combined must add up to at least three years of full-time professional cooking experience.

    1.3 Briefly describe the organisation that you work for. Please include where it is based, the type of cuisine and the number of customers the culinary section typically serves. [Add text]

    1.4 Give your position/job title and a brief description of your responsibilities. [Add text]

    1.5 List the following details for the witness who has completed and signed your witness testimony
    • Full name including title, first name(s) and family name(s)
    • Current position
    • Name of the establishment where the witness works
    • Address of the establishment
    • Email address
    • Contact number
    • Number of years you have worked with the witness.
    [Add text]

    How to upload ‘Add text’ evidence

  2. Your application of Food Safety Management Systems principles

    Evidence you are required to provide:

    • The Evidence type required is shown [in square brackets].
    • Upload each piece of evidence at the bottom of the task, by clicking on ‘Add evidence'. Then select the Evidence type required.
    • For 2.1, open a text box and include the Evidence number (2.1) in the text box, with your answer.

    2.1 Explain how you apply the principles of HACCP during a typical working day. [Add text]

    2.2 Upload a current HACCP or Food Safety or Sanitation certificate. [Add document]

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  3. Your technical skills

    Evidence you are required to provide:

    • The Evidence type required is shown [in square brackets].
    • Upload each piece of evidence at the bottom of the task, by clicking on ‘Add evidence'. Then select the Evidence type required.

    3.1 Provide a current photograph of the mise en place for one dish you have produced. [Add image]

    3.2 Using the photograph of the mise en place you have prepared, provide the following:
    • Give the name of the final dish that the mise en place has been prepared for
    • Give the names of the ingredients shown in the photograph
    • Describe how you have organised the mise en place within the cooking station
    • Describe the equipment shown in the photograph.
    [Add text]

    3.3-3.10 ask you to produce four different simple dishes and upload the following for each:

    Notes:
    • The four dishes must be four different types of dishes that fit the definition of ‘simple dish
    • The recipe must include the name of the dish, ingredients, directions, cooking methods and equipment.

    3.3 Upload recipe for DISH 1. [Add document]

    3.4 Upload recipe for DISH 2. [Add document]

    3.5 Upload recipe for DISH 3. [Add document]

    3.6 Upload recipe for DISH 4. [Add document]

    3.7 Upload two photographs for DISH 1:
    • One close-up photograph of dish 1. [Add image]
    • One photograph of you in culinary uniform holding dish 1. [Add image]

    3.8 Upload two photographs for DISH 2:
    • One close-up photograph of dish 2. [Add image]
    • One photograph of you in culinary uniform holding dish 2. [Add image]

    3.9 Upload two photographs for DISH 3:
    • One close-up photograph of dish 3. [Add image]
    • One photograph of you in culinary uniform holding dish 3. [Add image]

    3.10 Upload two photographs for DISH 4:
    • One close-up photograph of dish 4. [Add image]
    • One photograph of you in culinary uniform holding dish 4. [Add image]

    Note: The culinary uniform must reflect industry dress code such as safety, hygiene and cleanliness.

    3.11 Upload the completed and signed witness testimony. [Add document]

    Click here to download the witness testimony template.

    How to upload ‘Add text’ evidence

  4. Your professional development

    Evidence you are required to provide:

    • The Evidence type required is shown [in square brackets].
    • Upload your answers at the bottom of the task by clicking on ‘Add evidence’ and then ‘Add text’. This will open a new, blank text box.
    • Open a new text box for your answer(s) to each question, so one box for 4.1, a new box for 4.2 and another box for 4.3.
    • Include the Evidence number (4.1, 4.2 or 4.3) in each text box.

    4.1 List your professional development needs specific to your work. [Add text]

    4.2 List the professional development activities you have undertaken in the last three years. [Add text]

    4.3 Give an example of how participating in the professional development activities listed in 4.2 has improved your own working practices. [Add text]

    How to upload ‘Add text’ evidence

  5. Your teamwork skills

    Evidence you are required to provide:

    • The Evidence type required is shown [in square brackets].
    • Upload your answers at the bottom of the task by clicking on ‘Add evidence’ and then ‘Add text’. This will open a new, blank text box.
    • Open a new text box for your answer(s) to each question, so one box for 5.1, another box for 5.2 etc.
    • Include the Evidence number (5.1, 5.2 etc.) in each text box.

    5.1 Describe how you work as part of a team to achieve set goals during a typical working day and what your contribution is to the team. [Add text]

    5.2 Give an example of how you have been a role model to your team. [Add text]

    5.3-5.4 ask you to give two different examples of how you have resolved problems within your workplace. For each example, outline the nature of the problem and how you resolved it.

    Note: The examples must relate to situations outlined in the definitions.

    5.3 Give EXAMPLE 1: Resolving problems in the workplace [Add text]

    5.4 Give EXAMPLE 2: Resolving problems in the workplace [Add text]

    5.5 Upload one current full-length photograph of you in white culinary uniform. [Add text]

    How to upload ‘Add text’ evidence

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