Career Details

Chef (Food Bank)


Career Overview

A chef in a food bank cooks meals that are delivered to local missions.


Completing a two-year college program or four-year bachelor's degree in culinary arts or a related field may be required to obtain this position.

Salary Expectations

Low End:
High End:
$23,000 /yr
$43,000 /yr
$76,000 /yr

Recommended Courses

  • Business
  • English - as much as possible!
  • Communication
  • Culinary courses
Future Outlook

The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.

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Work Environment

A chef can work in any type of a restaurant or catering company. Chris, the chef featured in the video, works at a food bank.


Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook

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