I've been a private chef/catering cook (for 4years) transferring to chain casual dining. My question is, what do I wear, shirt and tie or chefs coat, pants and crocs. I don't want to give the wrong impression. The company I work for now does not have benefits or 401k, the chain does. How do I make a good visual impression?
Private chef transferring to full time chef for a chain. What to wear?
I was always taught that when you go for the interview you wear a tie and suit, just like any other business meeting, and you are going to a business meeting, you're not there to start cooking.
I feel it's a rather dorky to show up to an interview in your chef gear. I believe you want them to see you as a business person that day, where you'll possibly be negotiating your hours and your salary. I think you will be taken the most serious with a suit and tie.