How to get a cooking job and make an accident at work compensation claim if you are injured
If you love cooking then it is a natural progression to move into a job where you get to cook every day. You may be able to work as a chef in a top restaurant, but this isn’t the only type of cooking job there is. There are jobs working on BBQ grills in pubs, restaurants or attractions.
You could work in someone’s home as a personal chef and so many other types of jobs. It is up to you to decide the type of environment that you want to be in, and once you know what type of job you are going for, you can move onto looking for the right job for you.
- Love cooking. If you want a job in a kitchen then you really do need to love cooking in the first place. If you don’t enjoy cooking then you will soon get tired of being in a kitchen, as the environment is nothing like your relaxed kitchen at home, and can actually be quite unpleasant some of the time.
- Get networking. Anyone you know that works in a kitchen, or in a place which has a kitchen, may be able to pass you over to someone who could get you a job, or suggest you for a job. Working in kitchens is a popular profession, and otherwise it can be hard to get a foot in the door.
- Start at the bottom. You can’t walk into your first kitchen and expect to be made head chef. You need to work you way up from the bottom and be happy to do it. Even if you start off just washing plates it is a start and you will be in line to move up if you work hard and prove your worth.
- Work hard. At all times make sure that you are putting your all into the job, because one off night could lead to ongoing problems for the restaurant, and the end of your job.
Accident Advice Helpline can help you to make a successful Surrey accident at work compensation claim
If you are injured in the process of doing a cooking job, you should be able to claim Surrey accident at work compensation against your employer, but only if you can prove that your accident was in some way their fault. Obviously a cooking job has plenty of hazards, which is why accidents can happen, but you should be able to claim Surrey accident at work compensation if you are part of an accident which was caused by your employer or a customer.
Accident Advice Helpline can help you to make a successful Surrey accident at work compensation claim, providing you with an experienced personal injury lawyer, as well as advice and support as you put together your claim. Call free on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone to get started.
Date Published: 16th September 2014
Author: David Brown