What Is a Chef Tournant?


A chef tournant is a cook in a kitchen who provides assistance to all the various cooks other than having a specific job. He or she works on a rotation where required most throughout the kitchen. He is competent to deputise in all section of a kitchen when needed.
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A chef or cook who is able to work any station in the kitchen when needed.
A chef tournant is someone who works on a rotation where needed most throughout the kitchen. Tournant literally meaning "Turner" or "Pivot" in french. This is
It is a chef who can run any station in a the kitchen. in a large kitchen, this position is a kind of floater. Filling in where needed, but with no specific duties. in a small kitchen
Tournant means "the touring one" - he/she works at all stations as needed. Is a good training ground for a sous chef. Thanks for 82asking !
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A chef tournant is essentially a chef who can work in any part of the kitchen. This chef can rotate in different areas of the kitchen performing different tasks. She can perform the duties of the Chef de Cuisine, Chef Entremetier, Chef Saucier and Sous Chef when needed.
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