Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Richard Storey from McDonald's to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Richard Storey

Shift Manager

McDonald's

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  Richard Storey

The initial couple of days can be tough as you are in training and it can make people rethink about working here, but I would have to say persevere, as there are rewards at the end of the tunnel.

McDonald's put their people first and never leave them doing the same job all the time. To work in McDonald's you requires patience, a good personality with a willingness to learn something new everyday.

Showing an interest in other peoples interests would help as you have to work as a team so interpersonal skills are ESSENTIAL!!

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Limerick College of Further Education

Limerick College of Further Education


 

Culinary Skills


Course Code:  5M2088 CSXX
Award Code(s):  5M2088
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Further Information...

This 1 year, full-time programme gives learners the opportunity to pursue a career in the catering trade and in hospitalities, the course aims to provide the learner with the opportunity to develop their own natural abilities in professional cookery and to gain experience in the catering trade, explore their creative ability, develop confidence in working within the catering industry.

Typical Modules

Culinary Techniques

Meal Service

Pastry, Baking and Desserts

Menu Planning and Applied Nutrition

Personal Effectiveness

Work Practice

Food Science & Technology

Word Processing

International Cuisine

French


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Related Career Sectors...
This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry & Food
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Progression Routes

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This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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5M2088