Commis Chef Interview Questions

  • Tell me about yourself?
  • Why do you want to work with us?
  • Are you a team player?
  • Do you have a sense of humor?
  • Tell me about a difficult situation and how you handled it?
  • Are you able to work flexible hours?
  • Is there a chef you admire the most? Who and why?
  • What is your favorite food to eat?
  • Why should we hire you?
  • What is your favorite cuisine to cook?
  • What is your favorite wine?
  • Tell me about your wine knowledge?
  • Tell me about pairing wine and food?
  • What is an example of a springtime menu you would prepare for me?
  • If you were asked to reduce fat and sodium in a menu, what would you do maintain flavor in the quality of the dish?
  • What do you do to stay current on new trends?
  • How do you test the quality of your ingredients?
  • How involved are you in the beverage component of your establishment?
  • How involved are you with menu development and overall design?
  • When are you happiest at work?