There are many nuances of a Career in Kitchen Management. I want to first understand What a Career in Kitchen Management entails before I invest time and effort to figure out How to start a Career in Kitchen Management. While I was searching for reliable information about a Career in Kitchen Management, I came across this amazing page: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20190601-0001/Arts/Hospitality/Career-in-Kitchen-Management/english 

Kaushiki’s take!

Kaushiki is an experienced professional with 4 years & 3 months in Kitchen Management. Kaushiki has worked in Kitchen Management as Chef in Oberoi Hotels. In Kaushiki’s own words, this is how Kaushiki got into Kitchen Management: “After my tourism studies from IGNOU and Diploma in Kitchen Management from OCLD (Oberoi Centre of Learning & Development). I started my career with Oberoi Raj Villas in Jaipur. Later through Oberoi I got shifted to OCLD in Delhi for Management Training Programme.” Kaushiki has a profile in Resume 2.0 format on: https://www.lifepage.in/page/kaushiki 

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Career Video on Kitchen Management

In a video, Kaushiki has talked about various aspects of a Career in Kitchen Management. Kaushiki started by explaining Kitchen Management as: “A kitchen manager is responsible for the overall operations for the back of house and kitchen area of a restaurant. Kitchen managers hire staff, purchase food and stock, and make sure everyone is trained on proper food preparation and kitchen safety techniques.” It was an amazing video with great information.


I found the video unique because it talked about Education in terms of things which can be learnt from books, to excel at a Career in Kitchen Management and not as a list of Qualifications, which one needs to get into Kitchen Management. Kaushiki touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • HACCP
  • Latest trends
  • Hygiene
  • Bakery & Pastry
  • Food Production Books


Kaushiki then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Kitchen Management:

  • Time Management
  • Team Work
  • Cooking Techniques
  • Knife Skills
  • Dedication


Kaushiki believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Kitchen Management:

  • Travelling
  • Networking
  • Job Satisfaction
  • Customer Satisfaction


And, Kaushiki believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Kitchen Management:

  • Imbalance Work Life
  • Male Dominated Industry
  • Harsh Working Environment
  • Long Working Hours


In the final section of the video Kaushiki talks about How a day goes in a Career in Kitchen Management. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Kitchen Management, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20190601-0001 

Similar Career Talks on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

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