Auschef.com aims to offer a fun, educational and entertaining process that broadly assess the culinary knowledge of: Domestic cooks, Foodies, Professional Cooks, Commercial Chefs, Professional Chefs and Experts who have achieved “Master Chef” status.
Users need to register on the system to be able to be assessed.
NOTE: Due to the type of questions, format, timing, graphics and complexity, these assessments may only work on a desktop, laptop, notepad, tablet or iPad with a screen large enough to read a whole question.
Tests draw from thousands of culinary questions (many illustrated) in 51 subjects, most split in three levels of rigor, and include modern, classical, local, national, and global questions. Assessments increase in complexity depending on the level attempted.
Participants must be extremely careful when registering to ensure their username is correctly recorded, and should be both Given and Family Name in proper case E.G. Thomas Smith, not tom, Thom Smith, or tom 234 etc.
This is particularly important, as there are several levels of assessments capable of awarding a personalised certificate.
Shortened names or incorrect formatted usernames will be deleted.
Only registered users may attempt an assessment.
These online challenges aim to provide a snapshot of an individual’s culinary knowledge in technical degrees between a domestic cook, up to Master Chef status.
Try the "Practice a Challenge" below to experience how these assessments work.
Tailor made and prize sponsored competitions may also be designed at degrees of difficulty from trainee to professional chefs.
Coming soon: “Chef of Chefs”. The ultimate challenge for professionals who have the courage, conviction and confidence required to be a Chef of Chefs.
Practice an Assessment - Experience is the best teacher. (5 - 10 Minutes)
Culinary Pro-am. - The Culinary Meter Challenge. (45 Minutes)
Master Chef - Examination. - Chef of Chefs - Additional Assessment - Conditions Apply. (20 Minutes)
Corporate - Competitions. - For Young Guns and Future Culinary Leaders. (Varies)
Chef of Chefs - Challenge. - Are you in the leadership category (five progressive assessments )
SUBJECT INDEX: 01-2 Occupational Health and Safety *** 02- Hygiene and HACCP *** 03- Mise-en-place *** 04- Ancillary Kitchen *** 05- Methods of Cookery ***06- Product Knowledge *** 07- Stock Soups and Sauces ***08- Sandwiches, Hors d'oeuvres *** 09- Salads and Dressings ***10- Fruit, Herbs and Spices *** 11- Eggs and Farinaceous ***12- Butchery and Meat Cookery ***13- Poultry and Game ***14- Fish and Shellfish ***14-U1 Fish, Shellfish - Recognition ***15- Larder - Buffet ***16- Pastry - Cakes - Yeast 17- Hot, Desserts and Sweets ***18- Culinary Terminology ***19- Equipment and Tools *** 20- Menu planning ***20A- Trivia General Knowledge ***22- Food Science ***23- Vegetables and Fungi ***24- Potato ***21- Nutrition ***25- Global Preparations ***26- International Dishes ***27- Presentation ***30- Kitchen Admin Bus Planning ***31- Kitchen Admin Compliance ***32- Environment and Sustainability ***33- Ethics and Conventions ***34-1 Kitchen Admin Leadership *** 34-2 Kitchen Admin Leadership ***35- First Aid ***36- Foodservice ***37- Kitchen Admin Costing- Budgeting ***38- Kitchen Admin Standard Recipes ***39- Kitchen Admin Human Resource Management ***40- Kitchen Admin Training ***41- Kitchen Admin Purchasing ***42- Kitchen Admin Quality Control ***43- Kitchen Admin Rosters ***46- Kitchen Admin, Organisational ***48- Kitchen Admin Time Management 49- Kitchen Admin Portion Control, Yield ***51- Attitude ***14-U1 Fish, Shellfish - Cuts.