food service vocational teacher


Food service vocational teachers for food service instruct students in their specialised field of study, food service, which is predominantly practical in nature. They provide theoretical instruction in service of the practical skills and techniques the students must subsequently master for a food service-related profession. Food service vocational teachers monitor the students' progress, assist individually when necessary, and evaluate their knowledge and performance on the subject of food service through assignments, tests and examinations.

Alternative label

  • cooking instructor

  • vocational teacher in food service

  • food technology teacher

  • teacher of food and hospitality

  • food service vocational instructor

  • vocational instructor in food service

  • food technology instructor

  • cooking teacher

  • food service teacher

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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