Cook vs Chef: What’s the Difference?
Dreaming of becoming a chef or a cook? Find out the differences between these two similar professions here.
Updated 31 Dec 2021
“Anyone can cook, but only the fearless can be great.” — Chef Gusteau, Ratatouille
People often use the term “cook” and “chef” interchangeably. But did you know that these 2 terms have different connotations? If you’re passionate about preparing food and excited to venture into the F&B industry, then it’s absolutely vital for you to distinguish between these 2 professions.
(Illustration by Leong Shu Man)
Now that you’ve identified the differences between a chef and cook as well as the various chef titles, you can slowly work your way up the ladder of success!