Culinary Career

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Long nights of professional food preparation could be in store for your sim. The best cooks have the right attitude, a strong relationship with the kitchen staff, and a firm knowledge of cooking.

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Place of Employment

Image:Diner_128.pngImage:Bistro_128.pngDiner or Bistro

Apply directly at Work Place, Newspaper or Computer.

Benefits and Rewards

  • Cooking skill is an important skill for any Sim. With this career you can increase your skills at work and also get the benefit at home.
  • Free meals when your Sim is a Ingredient Taster or higher (Level 4).
  • At Pastry Chef (Level 6) your Sim gets a food processor.
  • Sous-Chef (Level 7) gives you a discount at the restaurant where you work.
  • Executive Chef (Level 8) gives a discount at both restaurants.
  • Five-Star Chef (Level 10) gives you the Master Chef Fridge. Recipes created with ingredients from this fridge will be high quality. This fridge also gives a 'superior equipment' moodlet to every sim that walks by it.

Levels

LevelTitleSalariesDaysTimeRequirementsDescription
1 Kitchen Scullion §25/hour base
§40/hour pension
Mon
Tue
Fri
Sat
Sun
3pm-9pm
  • Mood
  • Cooking (1-3)
The life of a Kitchen Scullion is a fraught with orders from snooty chefs in the midst of flame-filled kitchens. A little cooking knowledge, not to mention a warm attitude in the presence of cold patrons, will do wonders for you as an aspiring chef.
2 Spice Runner §32/hour base
§50/hour pension
§300 bonus
Mon
Tue
Fri
Sat
Sun
3pm-9pm
  • Mood
  • Cooking (1-4)
The modern spice trade is here and you are at the helm. A dash of paprika, organic sea salts, and just the right amount of cayenne can change any dish for the better… or worse! It’s all about the right spice at the right time in the life of a Spice Runner.
3 Vegetable Slicer §39/hour base
§60/hour pension
§384 bonus
Mon
Tue
Fri
Sat
Sun
3pm-9pm
  • Mood
  • Cooking (2-6)
  • Boss
Slicing and dicing the freshest produce with razor sharp cutlery is dire duty, but someone has to do it. It’s time for you to warm up to the boss, because from here on out it’ll take just a pinch of schmooze to perfect the dish that is your career.
4 Ingredient Taster §47/hour base
§70/hour pension
unknown bonus
Mon
Tue
Fri
Sat
Sun
3pm-9pm
  • Mood
  • Cooking (3-7)
  • Boss
  • Co-workers
Someone clearly respects your taste, which means many arduous mouthfuls to stomach the role of the Ingredient Taster. Bring the charm along with the apron, because how co-workers evaluate you will ultimately determine your role in the restaurant.
5 Line Cook §84/hour base
§110/hour pension
§600 bonus
Mon
Tue
Fri
Sat
Sun
3pm-8:30pm
  • Mood
  • Cooking (4-8)
  • Boss
  • Co-workers
Meals are finally being put squarely in your hopefully capable hands. As a Line Cook, you’re tasked with a dish from start to finish, and there’s nobody to blame for bad peas… but you! The heat of the kitchen has never been hotter and it’s a recipe for disaster if you aren’t careful.
6 Pastry Chef §108/hour base
§150/hour pension
§1,281 bonus
Mon
Tue
Fri
Sat
Sun
3pm-8:30pm
  • Mood
  • Cooking (5-9)
  • Boss
  • Co-workers
After countless recipes filled with succulent, savory tastes, it’s time to work from the sweeter side of the kitchen. Delicate, flaky desserts and scrumptiously sugared breakfast tarts are the order of the day for Pastry Chefs. Keep rolling the dough to start rolling in the dough.
7 Sous-Chef §124/hour base
§130/hour pension
unknown bonus
Mon
Fri
Sat
Sun
3pm-8:30pm
  • Mood
  • Cooking (6-9)
  • Boss
  • Co-workers
As a Sous Chef, you must step back from the intriguing flavors and tackle the sour issues of kitchen management. The orders now come up top and customers are waiting for their meal, so satisfy all, or go home hungry and empty-handed.
8 Executive Chef §150/hour base
§150/hour pension
unknown bonus
Tue
Fri
Sat
Sun
3pm-8pm
  • Mood
  • Cooking (7-10)
  • Boss
  • Co-workers
Now that you’re an Executive Chef, you must constantly improve the menu, meet the special requests of special guests, and determine the course of the restaurant. Some employees might disintegrate like a poorly constructed pie crust under the pressure, but that’s just how the cookie crumbles.
9 Chief de Cuisine §201/hour base
§150/hour pension
unknown bonus
Fri
Sat
Sun
3pm-8pm
  • Mood
  • Cooking (7-10)
  • Boss
  • Co-workers
Every restaurant that seeks to succeed must have a vision and food that deliciously inspires its patrons. The Chef de Cuisine must cultivate these culinary tendencies and let no Sim or untoward flavor stand in their way!
10 Five-Star Chef §350/hour base
§200/hour pension
unknown bonus
Fri
Sat
Sun
3pm-7pm
  • Mood
  • Cooking (9-10)
  • Boss
  • Co-workers

Without peer, your Sim is in charge.

As a celebrity Five-Star Chef, you are the face of the restaurant. People read your books, watch you on TV, and dream of sampling your culinary masterpieces. There isn’t a single spice, flavor, or combination of sweet and sour that you haven’t contemplated and perfected. You are the master of the kitchen!

Culinary Career Books

These books are obtained via career challenges and other special opportunities, and cannot be bought at the store.

Title # of Pages Career Level Comments
Secrets of The Master Chef 354 - Written by Charles Gast

Culinary Options

Performance Description Up or Downside
Work Hard Increases performance Adds stress
Take It Easy Relaxing at work Increases fun but slower performance
Practice Cooking Practices the cooking skill -
Meet Co-Workers Builds relationship with co-workers -
Hang with Co-Workers Builds relationship with co-workers -
Sleep on Prep Table - -
Suck Up to Boss Builds relationship with Boss -
Personal tools
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