Collection: Learning Materials
This fact sheet is one of a series prepared by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) to explain how Essential Skills are used in a particular trade.
In this one, the authors offer examples of how each Essential Skill might be important for a cook. For example, to illustrate the skill of oral communication, they use the example of a cook talking with servers to clarify orders or explain how to serve a special dish. An example of the skill of thinking is looking at factors like seasonal availability of ingredients and trends in food preferences in order to develop a menu.