Learn skills that will allow you to prepare any type of food.
Assistant cooks can prepare complete breakfasts, short-order grills, sandwiches, salads, desserts, vegetables, and non-alcoholic beverages. They can also carve meat, poultry, fish, and game. Cooks are trained in food safety, sanitation, and food storage.
Meat cutters know their way around the butcher block. They use hand and power tools to break down carcasses and cut meat to industry specifications. They also order, handle, and prepare seafood products and cured meat products for sale. Meat cutters have knowledge of inventory control, customer relations, and sanitation standards.
Hairstylists offer their clients shampooing, conditioning, cutting, styling, and setting services. They may also do chemical treatments on hair such as colouring and perming. Hairstylists are usually very social and spend a lot of time on their feet. Many hairstylists also groom wigs and offer other beauty treatments.
Baker-patissiers bring beauty to baked goods. They bake and decorate cakes, pastries, and confectionery. They also work with icings, fillings, and creams. Patissiers’ work can include arranging store displays, keeping inventory, and business and marketing.