The Career’s of a Restaurateur and Personal Chef Created by: David, Diana, Heather, and Jeff.
Table of Contents Restaurateur Requirements, salary range Occupational forecast Trends and conditions Personal Chef Requirements, salary range Occupational forecast Trends and conditions How the personal chef and restaurateur relate
Restaurateur Job description A restaurant owner keeps the business running on a daily basis. The owner is also sometimes the restaurant manager. Duties may include: hiring, training, directing, scheduling, dismissing employees, financing, promotions, and keeping goals of the business focused. Requirements Passion, financing, property, and inventory. Other skills should include: leadership traits, excellent communication skills, analytical capability and self-confidence. Experience Work your way into the business by learning from experience, listening and observing. two or four year degree in hospitality and restaurant management (optional)
Restaurateur Occupational Forecast Based on The National Restaurant Association’s 2010 Restaurant Industry Forecast Shows gradual improvement Industry sales are expected to reach 580 billion which is a 2.5 percent increase from 2009. Industry remains nation’s largest private-sector comprising 9 percent of the workforce. Industry outperforming national economy. 1.3 million more career and job opportunities by 2020.
Restaurateur Trends Based on The National Restaurant Association’s 2010 Restaurant Industry Forecast Green Business 31% of quick service operators plan to support green initiatives 2 in 5 consumers say they choose restaurants based on conservation practices 70% of consumers say they are more likely to visit restaurants offering locally produced foods. Nearly 3 in 4 say they are trying to eat healthier when dinning out than they did 2 years ago.
Restaurateur Trends Continued… Consumers seek value and convenience and expanded menu options. Ex. $5 foot long sandwiches, $7.95 menu specials. Ethnic cuisine and flavors including regional ethnic food and fusion cuisine French, Spanish, Japanese, Thai, Cajun/Creole, soul food, sushi “Word of mouth” has moved online and more consumers use the web to browse menus, make reservations and get recommendations from other dinners.
Personal Chef Job description Purchase ingredients and cook a weeks worth of food Store in refrigerator and label directions for reheating May work for more than one client Successful chefs earn $200-$400 per day More freedom than a Private Chef! Requirements Culinary Skills Knowledge of food theory and preparation Calculations Sanitation, safety and equipment Cost control Preferably 5 years experience
Personal Chef Salary range: 30k - 85k
Personal Chef Occupational Forecast Personal Chef’s are on the rise!
Personal Chef Trends Families who eat out regularly found it’s more cost effective to hire a chef to make their meals. Expanding markets China, India, Japan, baby boomers
Restaurateur and Personal Chef Personal Chef strives to own their own restaurant Restaurant owner strives for the freedom of a personal chef or financially can’t make it as a restaurant owner. Restaurant owner’s will acquire personal chef’s assistance in creating new menu or helping set up kitchen management.
In Conclusion Personal chef’s: Make more money Have more freedom Currently have a larger expanding market