Is it fear or passion that is damages a chef’s career? — When is the time to put passion on the backburner. — AITC President Awarded Fellowship. — Why do we need TChef in Australia ? — Technical Chef explained. — It’s back to the future. — You may be a qualified cook/chef but are you ready to become a credentialed chef? — Are you a credentialed professional chef? — How Chefs Grow. — Do you consider a chef to be a manual worker or a professional in a legitimate career? — 2017 AGM Presidents Report — Australian Institute of TechnicalChefs (AITC) — AITC Profile Handout. — Why has TechnicalChef evolved? — Is the Australian Institute of TechnicalChefs, officially recognised as an accrediting institute? — Why the Hat? — For Goodness SAKE!
Is the Australian Institute of Technical Chefs, officially government recognised as an accrediting institute?
Not officially by Government or by statuary regulation. This may, or may not eventuate; however is definitely a long-term goal of the Institute. However unofficially recognised as are all other legitimate chefs associations. However AITC is consulted by government agencies on training issues.
The Australian Institute of TechnicalChefs has just started and its strength as an accrediting body will grow with members. The Australian Institute of TechnicalChef is a group of experienced and technically qualified commercial chefs who all have (No exceptions) agreed to be individually assessed to ensure they meet the agreed standards to form an independent association that accredits member chefs.
The standards of association have been agreed and set at a professional level ,requiring evidence to show Skills, Fitness, Knowledge, Experience, Commitment and an obligation for Continuing development. Members agree that there is a need to start to protect their occupational status and vocation by self-regulation.
The commercial cookery Industry is huge and diverse. Within the commercial cookery Industry there is a wide variety occupations that require diverse levels of training, education and experience.
There are levels of occupations that require highly qualified personnel who need high-level formal training, education, experience, and professionalism that is well above trade standards.
There are levels of occupations that require highly qualified personnel who need training and experience to deliver trade quality while being professional in attitudes and actions.