The position of a CDP is responsible to run a main section independently with as little supervision as possible (Saucier, Entremetier, Fish, Roast, Polo, Toscana, TC DK 9, Tournant and Garde Manger).
He / She must have in-depth knowledge of all sections within the hot and cold kitchen. A CDP must display strong leadership skills and the ability to train and coach subordinates.
The CDP position is the link between the Galley Management and all other lower position in a Galley Operation. The position is a very important key role and is fully supported by middle management in all areas.