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Cook Interview Questions

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Ryan Brown
    Job Interviews Careers Food Service Cook

17 Cook
Interview Questions

  1. Describe a time when you made a suggestion to improve the work in your organization.

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    • "When I see that am running behind time."
    • "When their is too much complain."
    • "When a guest make a complain about the food and service condition."
  2. What type of people do you work with most effectively?

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    • "People who I know I can depend on when ever its busey time."
    • "People who work has a team."
    • "People who work has a team."
  3. Have you ever had an off night in the kitchen? Where five to ten orders have been returned? How did you handle it?

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    • "Yes, sometimes those nights happen. Just have to stay focused on your tasks and make sure you are cooking properly and to the best of your abilities. The rest will take care of itself."
    • "I would get some of my best workers together so we can push it off in a professional way."
    • "By doing it step by step."
  4. What skills would you like to develop in this job?

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    • "How to prepare three meal one time."
    • "The skills of being one of the best chefs and the skills of preparing some of the greatest dishes."
  5. How do you remain calm and composed when a rush of kitchen orders are coming in?

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    • "By doing them step by step."
  6. What areas of the kitchen do you dislike working at the most?

  7. Tell me about the last time that you undertook a project that demanded a lot of initiative.

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    • "When food runs out on the service line."
    • "When I had to look about a lot of creative dishes for many guest which required a great effort and focuss."
  8. What were your long range plans at your most recent employer?

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    • "To move up to a bigger position."
    • "To become a better chief."
  9. Could you tell me a little bit about your kitchen skills?

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    • "When ever it comes on to prepping am good at it very fast on my knife skills."
    • "Creative team work flexibility."
  10. If you were unhappy with your job, how would you discuss this with your boss?

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    • "By telling him that whats going on in the kitchen I don't like it I need a change."
    • "By telling him the problem so he could solve it."
  11. Describe an improvement you personally initiated.

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    • "Working together has a team."
  12. What are your key skills?

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    • "Good at making pizza and preparing different types of vegetables."
    • "Working has a range cook."
  13. How did you keep track of delegated assignments?

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    • "By fallowing up on my schedual."
    • "By following up my scheduel."
  14. What sorts of things have you done to become better qualified for your career?

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    • "Be pountual for work and carry out a good work team."
    • "Carry out my duties in a professional way."
  15. Describe the most creative work-related project which you have carried out.

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    • "Making a main course dish that looks presentable to a guest."
    • "Making a main course dish for the guest to feel happy for."
  16. Tell me about a crisis you encountered at work and how you handled it.

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    • "When guest order something that takes up to twenty minutes to cook and they need it in five minutes time I had to rush and get my supervisor so he or she could talk to them and they don't even realise its up to the tweny minutes."
    • "Food on the service line running out and you don't have enough help you have to run for your supervisor."
  17. Have you worked in the food industry before?