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Cook, Domestic

Aliases: Cook-Bearer, Private Chef, Bawarchi, House Cook

Industry/Sector(s): Tourism and Hospitality


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Cook, Domestic is expected to perform include:

  • Preparing and cooking meals in private households
  • Planning menu according to own judgement or employer’s instructions
  • Preparing vegetables and meats
  • Cooking food stuffs according to recipes or own judgement
  • Cleaning or supervising cleaning of kitchen and cooking utensils
  • Serving meals and acting as valet
WORK ENVIRONMENT 2, 1, 3
  • It is not a desk job
  • Needs to handle a team
  • Local travelling is a part of this job role
  • Part-time job is not available and contractual jobs are available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Individuals have flexible working hours
  • Shift system may be available
  • Overtime may be required
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for people with Both Leg (BL), One Leg (OL), Low Vision (LV) and those who are Hearing Impaired (HH)

This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 3

Preferably, 10th pass

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Proficient in preparing various dishes and meals
  • Equipped to maintain hygienic environment
  • Efficient in keeping the kitchen clean
  • Ability to serve meals and perform duties of valet
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Flexible and attentive
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Hard-working
  • Basic reading and writing skills
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 4

Schools across India

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/main.do
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

http://www.infinitecourses.com/Course_Details.aspx?Course=Certificate-Course-In-Cookery&CourseID=8119

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 4

Domestic Help → Assistant Cook, Domestic Cook, Domestic

The progression is indicative

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes

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EXPECTED EARNINGS 5

For candidates with experience – Rs 14,000 to Rs 15,000 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 3

Generally, 1 year of experience required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 5, 1, 3
  • Private establishments across India
  • Households across the country
  • Self-employed
KEYWORDS 
  • Cook-Bearer
  • Private Chef
  • Bawarchi
  • House Cook
  • Personal Chef
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 5120.0300 Cook, Domestic
ISCO 2008 5120 Cooks
NIC 2008 97000 Activities of households as employers of domestic personnel
QP Reference Not available Not available
NSQF Not available Not available

 

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