Is Cooking a Reliable Career Option?

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Lately cooking is one of the fastest-growing fields in India. In the earlier days, graduates in this sector had to search for a job opportunity in Gulf countries. But not anymore. Is cooking a reliable career option?

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Is Cooking a Reliable Career Option?

A lot of youths opt for cooking as a career option nowadays. For people who love cooking this field can give you both recognition and money.

Before proceeding to the vast career options that cooking brings to you let us first discuss the prerequisites for the purpose.

Educational Qualification

Similar to other fields cooking also needs a degree. 

To become a chef in a good or say star hotel you need to graduate in hotel management and catering technology through renowned institutes.

Graduating from good and renowned institutes will increase your chances to get a job role in star restaurants.

You may also pursue a diploma and other certificate courses offered by various institutions in India.

Job Roles

There are a lot of different job roles for a chef in India. Some of them are listed below.

  • Head Cook
  • Executive Chef
  • Sous Chefs
  • Private Chef
  • Cookbook Writer
  • Event Caterer
  • Cookery Show Host
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Ship/Railway/Airline Caterer
  • Food Journalists/Critics/Writer
  • Consultant

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If you love to take the lead and are not willing to take up a job, cooking supports you even here.

You can always start your own restaurant and work on it. If you like teaching you can start your cooking classes, create your own YouTube channel. A chef always has a variety of choices.


Cooking does provide a great lifestyle. You might have seen celebrity chefs like Ranveer Brar, Sanjeev Kapoor, Vikas Khanna and many more. The lifestyle they live is like a celebrity.

Being a good chef brings you recognition and respect in society. Although in earlier days the field was looked up only as a daily chore activity, modernisation has brought a grand career opportunity out of it.

Chefs are also financially stable. If you are working in a good restaurant as a fresher you will receive a salary starting from Rs 10K/month.

As your experience increases the salary increases. You may earn around 1-2 lakhs/month after gaining a few years of experience. 

If you work in a 5-star hotel then your salary will be higher!

Post Pandemic Opportunities

The covid-19 pandemic has hit the world very hard. The hotel industry is experiencing total slack due to it. 

Few years might be uncertain for this industry, but the food industry can never die! Till the day humans will reside on earth food industry will sustain.

After all, everyone wants to satisfy their tastebuds with delicious food items made by good chefs.

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