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Certificate in Food Production

Food production is a major department in hospitality industry in which candidates can excel by learning various aspects of food production such as preparation techniques, cooking methods, kitchen management, food cost control, etc. The chef is the backbone of food and beverage epartment. The professional has the responsibility of preparing food for all specialty restaurants along with performing some other duties such as deciding the menu, maintaining quality of food, supervising the kitchen and so on.

Candidates aspiring to build their career in the field of food production have bright prospects if they are focused to learn all the required skills starting from chopping to preparing a variety of dishes in cuisines such as local food, Chinese, Continental, etc.

Course Highlights

Course Name Certificate in Food Production
Course level Certification
Duration  1 year
Examination Type Semester
Minimum entry Requirement

Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (NECTA)

with four passes “D” in non-religions subjects

Course Code ZCC/C/FP
Course Categories Hospitality


Required Skillset for Food Production

Candidates having a passion for food and cooking are apt to pursue a course in food production. However, some of the traits and skillset that candidates looking for a career in food production should possess are:


Required Skillset for Food Production
Communication skills Multi-tasking skills
Attention to detail Ability to work for long hours
Creativity Physical stamina
Organisational skills Decision-making skills
Leadership skills Innovative


Food Production: Job Profiles & Top Recruiters

Candidates with a degree, diploma or certificate in food production can find promising career opportunities in both India and abroad. Candidates can find jobs at various 5-star hotels, restaurants, food courts, cafeterias, banquets, railways, catering establishments, food processing companies, airlines, and multinational hospitality companies. 

Given below are some popular job profiles that candidates can take up after obtaining the required qualification in food production:

  • Food Production Worker: A food production worker works in various facilities that serve food and is mainly responsible for preparing meals. Some of the daily responsibilities of a food production worker are storing food properly, operating food processing equipment, maintaining supplies, and assessing quality of food products.
  • Production Planner: A production planner is responsible for planning as well as smooth running of food production processes. The professional draws up work schedule in coordination with the production manager and ensures that the schedule is followed properly.
  •  Food Production Manager: A food production manager is responsible for overseeing food processing facilities and procedures. The professional supervises employees and monitors product quality at plants that transform raw materials (such as vegetables, grains and livestock) into products that consumers buy.
  •  Food Processing Worker: A food processing worker works in the food production line and loads ingredients into industrial equipment. The professional also monitors the machinery during the cooking to ensure that product quality standards are being met.
  •  Quality Systems Manager: A quality systems manager monitors production processes to ensure that the end product that is being produced is in accordance with company and industry requirements.
  •  Food Production Craftsman: A food production craftsman’s responsibilities include working in coordination with the customers, crafting models, and creating cuts and patterns for production.



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