MBTI® Test ENTJ Chefs
Strong Interest Inventory® General Occupational Theme Code: Enterprising, Realistic, Artistic (ERA)
Hammer (1996) writes that Myers-Briggs test Extraverted-Thinking-Intuitive-Judging (ENTJ) personality types tend to be content and often successful in fields that require high degrees of organization, analytical thinking, and decision-making. They enjoy being in charge, and can manage large or complex operations confidently and fluidly. These characteristics and others’ make MBTI Test ENTJ’s well fit in careers such as chefs.
Chefs wear multiple hats in and out of the kitchen. While they are best known for managing and preparing meals and individual dishes and planning menus, they also determine the presentation of food, maintain their kitchens’ stock of foods, pans, and other supplies and equipment needed in food production. They also order additional supplies as needed, and ensure that all operations are up to the health and safety standards of their state or city. Keeping their kitchens and operations up to code may involve checking the quality of the food products themselves, especially animal products, but also includes inspecting supplies and equipment, maintaining sanitary habits among the staff, and determining production schedules to optimize the time that food is safe to eat.
Being a chef also involves collaborating with large teams and working towards a common goal – serving the highest quality food possible. For this reason, chefs, and especially head chefs, need to consider the time involved in cooking individual parts of dishes so that all components are plated at the same time. Furthermore, chefs also arrange staffing schedules to ensure that the necessary members are present at various parts of the day to fulfill the restaurant’s needs.
Chefs need to use a variety of specialized tools in order to produce quality food. These may include commercial use cutlery (e.g., boning knives, chefs’ knives, oyster knives, etc.), food slicers (e.g., for bread, meat, etc.), graters (e.g., zesters, cheese graters, shredders, etc.), ranges (e.g., electric, gas, coal grills, etc.), and even thermometers (e.g., instant read, meat, refrigerator, infrared). Chefs may also use analytical software in order to maintain financial records, determine nutritional content of their meals, or maintain records of their inventory. They also use the Internet and email servers to remain in communication with customers, clients, inspectors, and suppliers.
Many chefs learn the necessary skills in culinary school, particularly more accomplished chefs at higher end restaurants. However, there are some successful chefs who acquired their skills from a friend or family member or through vocational training. To be a successful chef, one must have an understanding of food production and processing, as well as safety and sanitation regulations, and perhaps most importantly, customer service and administration.
As stated earlier, Myers-Briggs test ENTJ’s match well in careers as chefs. They thrive in fast-paced working environments in which their knack for analytical thinking and effective decision-making is rewarded. Due to the fact that ENTJ’s usually enjoy and feel fulfilled in this career, they tend to remain in this career for an extended period of time.
Below are some employment trends for Chefs:
- Median wage: $24.78 hourly, $51,530 annually
- Employment: 139,000 employees
- Projected growth (2018-2028): Much faster than average (11% or higher)
- Projected job openings (2018-2028): 20,700
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