Occupation Profile – Chef – (ANZSCO 351311) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleCHEF
ANZSCO Code351311
Occupations in this Group351311 Chef
DescriptionPlans and organises the preparation and cooking of food in a dining or catering establishment.
Skill Level2
SpecialisationChef de Partie
Commis Chef
Demi Chef
Second Chef
Sous Chef
Occupation ListMedium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
CaveatsExcludes positions involved in mass production in a factory setting or positions in a limited service restaurant.

A limited service restaurant includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • fast food or takeaway food services
  • fast casual restaurants
  • drinking establishments that offer only a limited food service
  • limited service cafes including, but not limited to, coffee shops or mall cafes
  • limited service pizza restaurants.
Caveat Relevant ‘note’ no. in instrument7,8
Tasks-planning menus, estimating food and labour costs, and ordering food supplies
-monitoring quality of dishes at all stages of preparation and presentation
-discussing food preparation issues with Managers, Dietitians and kitchen and waiting staff
-demonstrating techniques and advising on cooking procedures
-preparing and cooking food
-explaining and enforcing hygiene regulations
-may select and train staff
-may freeze and preserve foods
Skills Assessment AuthorityTrades Recognition Australia
Related OccupationsNone
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)