Who's Who in the Kitchen
In Charge of a group of restaurants. In a hotel group's restaurants or chain of restaurants, the executive Chef will make decisions affecting the group.
Head Chef or Chef de Cuisine:
Oversees kitchen staff and ensures that operations run smoothly.
Sous-Chef de Cuisine and Junior Sous-Chef de Cuisine:
Both support the head Chef and are active in preparing dishes. Might be in charge of a specific department.
Senior Chef de Partie and Junior Chef de Partie:
Line cooks or station Chefs. In charge of specific sections in the kitchen.
A Chef-in-training who plays a supportive role, learning from the Chef de partie.
In charge of the pastry kitchen. May have a similar structure of Chefs working below them as the head Chef does.