To increase their demand as a chef in the industry, Chef Faisal points out certain skills that can turn them into a success story.
Lucky are those who are born with specific skills, but talented are those who know what they can do with those skills in hand. Chef Faisal has been a person who knew what he was made for & at the right time took the decision to follow what his heart desired. At the peak of his career as a banker where he was paid a high-income salary & earned many certificates, he dived into the food business to become a chef. Later his outstanding skills & knowledge made him a food entrepreneur as well.
Chef Faisal says that when he started his journey, he had no idea what life could offer him, but he kept going, faced a lot of challenges in making a career right from scratch, and never gave up. This determination & perseverance brought him where he is today as he has also become a member of the World Master Chefs Society & owns his company named Chef Faisal Consultancy that helps several establishments in KSA & Bahrain in growing their businesses & also trains chefs.
For taking the formal training to become a culinary expert, Chef Faisal learnt the art from famous cooking schools from England & Italy. It is his passion for food & his work that he successfully also provides guidance to many budding chefs & food entrepreneurs. So far, he has provided more than 100 consultancies for diverse establishments in Bahrain & Saudi Arabia.
There are a number of skills that Chef Faisal believes one must have for becoming a celebrated chef.
- Have a business sense: Chef Faisal says that great chefs must have knowledge about the business & how to run it. Providing yummy food by being cost-effective is what one must keep in mind.
- Great culinary expertise: An expertise in cooking includes a lot many things like baking, cooking, grilling, food preparation, consistency, presentation, etc. & a lot of other things as well, says Chef Faisal. One must always aim to learn as many cooking techniques as possible to become more efficient.
- Quick decision making: A kitchen that almost runs full-day requires a chef that is fast in making decisions, but also efficiently, suggests Chef Faisal. Problem-solving is what a great chef must know.
- Be a team player: It is only when you become a good team player that you can become a successful one, points out Chef Faisal. A great chef is the one who knows how to work in a team that consists of not only chefs but also other staff & management.
Chef Faisal passes on his knowledge & shares his passion by counselling & guiding food enthusiasts in their journey of creating, owning, operating & growing successful restaurants.
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John Caskinski lives in America. His mother is house-wife and his father is a cartoonist. After high school, John attended college where he attended childhood education and child psychology. After college, they worked with special needs children in schools. He had always been interested in what he had decided to go to the publication before becoming a writer. More than that, he published a number of news articles as a freelance writer on Datacauslaub.com.