|Names||Station chef, Line chef|
In most kitchens, however, the chef de partie is the only worker in that department. Line cooks are often divided into a hierarchy of their own, starting with "first cook", then "second cook", and so on as needed by the establishment.
Station-chef titles that are part of the brigade system include:
|Sauté chef||saucier||[sosje]||Responsible for all sautéed items and their sauce. This is usually the highest stratified position of all the stations.|
|Fish chef||poissonnier||[pwaso?e]||Prepares fish dishes and often does all fish butchering as well as appropriate sauces. This station may be combined with the saucier position.|
|Roast chef||rôtisseur||[?otisoe?]||Prepares roasted and braised meats and their appropriate sauce.|
|Grill chef||grillardin||[ija?d]||Prepares all grilled foods; this position may be combined with the rotisseur.|
|Fry chef||friturier||[f?ity?je]||Prepares all fried items; this position may be combined with the rotisseur position.|
|Vegetable chef||entremetier||[tmetje]||Prepares hot appetizers and often prepares the soups, vegetables, pastas and starches. In smaller establishments, this station may also cover those tasks performed by the potager and legumier.|
|Potager||Prepares soups in a full brigade system. In smaller establishments, this station may be handled by the entremetier.|
|Legumier||Prepares vegetables in a full brigade system. In smaller establishments, this station may be handled by the entremetier.|
|Roundsman||tournant||[tu?n]||Also referred to as a swing cook, fills in as needed on stations in the kitchen.|
|Pantry chef||garde manger||[?a?d me]||Responsible for preparing cold foods including salads, cold appetizers, pâtés and other charcuterie items.|
|Butcher||boucher||[bu?e]||Butchers meats, poultry, and sometimes fish. May also be responsible for breading meats and fish.|
|Pastry chef||pâtissier||[patisje]||Makes baked goods such as pastries, cakes, breads and desserts. In larger establishments, the pastry chef often supervises a separate team in their own kitchen.|
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