Would you rather hire a cook with experience or a certificate?

Discussion in 'Professional Chefs' started by sgmchef, Apr 16, 2018.

  1. Certificate

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  2. Experience

    87.5%
  1. hustong

    hustong

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    Im sorry to say i would take experience over a piece of paper any day and I have my piece of paper, several in fact, both a culinary arts and restaurant management degree and nothing surpasses the on the job experience, i saw so many people in school that had no idea what they where in for but the ones with experience that where just there to get the paper where the ones i wanted behind and next to me when in the shit.
     
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  2. chefross

    chefross

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    Not necessarily. I've worked with and for many certified Chefs that are slobs, can't organize, or cook.