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7 Interesting Facts about Chefs (that you didn’t know)

We all know that chefs work their magic on creating delightful recipes. But what else do you know apart from this? Well, the profession of a chef is very interesting than you might have thought and we’ve shared some of the interesting facts below:

1. Knowledge about different food cultures

Being a chef has its perks, and one of the biggest is gaining knowledge about different food cultures. Chefs often get the chance to travel abroad which represent a perfect opportunity to try new foods and learn about them.

2. Passion in their profession

Preparing delectable recipes that make people remember is an art form. Chefs are incredibly passionate about what they do. Chefs take immense pleasure in treating their diners with delicious recipes.

3. Chance to meet with celebrities

Chefs get the opportunity to meet and spend time with celebrities in big/small restaurants and reality shows.

4. Chefs are food connoisseurs

Having worked with food for years, chefs can easily pick even the subtle differences between bad and good recipe whenever they are eating out.

5. Chefs tend to have a favourite knife

Chefs work in the kitchen every day and they prefer sticking to a knife of specific weight and precision.

6. Encouraging customers to try a specific recipe

Chefs often ask waiters to encourage customers to try out the recipe that they’ve prepared. If you ask a waiter to recommend a dish, they’ll probably give you the chef’s recommendation.

7. Chefs enjoy their meal more than anyone

Food means the world to chefs; they tend to relish each meal they eat.

Want to become a chef?

The first step is to pursue hotel management course from International Institute of Hotel Management (IIHM), the leading hotel management college in Kolkata, and embark on a rewarding career. At IIHM, you get the opportunity of getting placed at reputed hotels and even opt for international internships. Learn more about our placement opportunities at http://iihm.ac.in/industry-speaks-about-iihm/.

Searching for the best colleges in India for hotel management?

Your search ends here! IIHM is the largest Hotel School Chain which leads in the field of International Hospitality Management Education in India with campuses at different cities in India including Kolkata, Delhi, Pune, Bangalore, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, and Hyderabad. Know more about us here http://iihm.ac.in/about/.

AN AFTER TASTE THEY TREASURE FOR LIFE

"I am Hovaz and I come from Iran. I wanted to study in IIHM Hotel School in India and therefore I came to Kolkata. IIHM is renowned as an institute that prepares students to succeed in International Hotels, and that is what I look forward to. I am in the 2013 -2016 batch and now I am studying in the Final Year Thanks to IIHM."

HOVAZ DILANCHIAN – Cook
Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort , United States

"With a brilliant academic success behind herself, She graduated with a gold medal from IIHM. But, She had shown more entrepreneurial skills throughout the tenure of her education in IIHM than in other areas of engagements. Immediately after her education she started her own restaurant by the name The Wise Owl which has already become famous in the locality."

SIDDHIKA GHOSH – Managing Partner & Owner
The Wise Owl Steakhouse , Kolkata

"I graduated in Hospitality Management from IIHM in the year 1999. That I studied at IIHM was my advantage. After graduation I joined the kitchen. But my fundamentals were very strong and quickly rose through the ranks and today I am the Executive Sous Chef in International The Lalit, Delhi."

PRADIPTA SINHA – Executive Sous Chef
International The Lalit, Delhi

"With the help of IIHM I Graduated in hospility management and came to USA on Internship. After completing my Internship, I completed my masters in hospility management from Columbia University. I want to thank my teachers at IIHM and my colleagues who helped me to nurture my dreams in my college."

Dayapal – Food & Beverage Manager
Park Hyatt, Washington DC

"The three years that I spent at IIHM were a big transitional stage in my life. It helped me prepare myself to work with great confidence. The assignments with challenging"

AMIT DASH – Executive Chef
The Sheraton , Hyderabad

"I could not have felt more at home in a place so different from Armenia. I love every moment I spend at the IIHM Hotel School whether it is cooking up an Indian meal in the kitchen or supervising over a Food and Beverage Festival in one of the city’s favourite event management venue. There are always new skills to develop, people to meet and experiences to encounter that will help me to succeed in my future. I am also the Captain of IIHM Rugby Team. "

SEVAK
IIHM , Kolkata

"Life certainly does surprise you with its unexpected turns. I never knew that three years of long journey with IIHM would lead me to the dream hotels of many, Marriott. I cannot thank IIHM enough, along with everyone for their consistent support. And I certainly hope to continue making my IIHM proud."

SOHEE LIM
Marriott

"I am Hovaz and I come from Iran. I wanted to study in IIHM Hotel School in India and therefore I came to Kolkata. IIHM is renowned as an institute that prepares students to succeed in International Hotels, and that is what I look forward to. I am in the 2013 -2016 batch and now I am studying in the Final Year Thanks to IIHM."

HOVAZ DILANCHIAN – Cook
Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort , United States

"Like IIHM says that the difference between Extra Ordinary and Ordinary is just an EXTRA, it is so true when you finish your college and get out into the real world. The IIHMites always"

DEEPIKA – Housekeeping Executive
Westin, Chennai
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