5 Cooking Skills You Can Take With You Wherever You Go

How is this possible? The skills you learn in the kitchen really are quite transferable to many different aspects of your life. We highlighted 5 of our top cooking skills that you can take with you wherever you go.


1. Time Management - If you have ever been in a restaurant kitchen on a weekend night, then you know there are not many places that feel crazier. Learning the time management skills that are needed to meet the short deadlines allowed in a kitchen will allow you to flourish in many other environments... usually less stressful!


2. Group Leadership - Learning productive methods that allow you to lead your colleagues, or employees, in the kitchen will empower you as an efficient leader - regardless of what you do at your day job.


3. Math - When you are in a kitchen numbers are constantly at the forefront of what you are doing. From taking inventory, to measuring ingredients, calculating cooking times and setting temperatures - it all requires fast-thinking math that is sure to benefit you in many other areas.


4. Nutritional Science - Understanding the nutrients in different food, as well as how they work together in your body, is a skill that you can easily take from a professional kitchen to your family.


5. Communication - This cannot be emphasized enough. Communication is one of the most effective tools a chef has in the kitchen to accomplish what they need. And as you already know, great communication skills pay off for you in all aspects of your life – both in and out of the kitchen.


So, if you have a friend or spouse that doesn't know if cooking classes are right for them, remind them that the skills learned will go beyond just what they can do in the kitchen.




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