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E-7 Chef Cook Hire

A person who prepares a cooking plan at hotels, restaurants, ships, etc., and supervises and coordinates the work of cooks and kitchen assistants in restaurants and other facilities (the chef), and a person who prepares and cooks various food products to make their own food

Western chefs and cooks, Chinese chefs and cooks, Japanese chefs and cooks, other national food chefs and cooks

1. Internationally recognized domestic Others who have won a prize in a culinary contest : Exemption from qualification and experience requirements

( Documents proving awards must be submitted after receiving confirmation from the consulate. However, it can be omitted if it is clearly confirmed by media reports, etc.)

2. Overseas license , education , career ( Experience after obtaining certification ) owner

certificate + education

career

Remark

Intermediate or higher certification

Exemption from career requirements

Lunch level 1 or 2 or higher

Beginner level certification

3 years or more of experience

Those who have completed training for more than 6 months

5 years or more of experience*

Excluding lunch

Local food without regular courses

Over 10 years of experience**

Excluding Chinese, Japanese, and Western dishes

Certificates, career certificates, and education completion certificates must be submitted after obtaining Apostille confirmation or Korean consulate in the host country. (However, in the case of chefs or professional chefs selected through a direct verification procedure at a hotel that has been recognized as a 5-star in accordance with Article 25 of the Enforcement Rule of the Tourism Promotion Act, consular confirmation, etc. may be omitted)

3. Domestic education + certificate , Career owner

-Bachelor’s, Master’s degree or higher: Regardless of major + Acquisition of a culinary-related craftsman or higher certification from Human Resources Development Service of Korea + 2 years of experience

-Professional Bachelor: Related field degree + Acquisition of a culinary-related craftsman or higher certification from Human Resources Development Service of Korea + 2 years of experience (however, exemption if the domestic education period is more than 2 years)

-Private institution training: Training in related fields (D-4-6) + Acquisition of a culinary-related craftsman or higher certification from Human Resources Development Service of Korea + 2 years of experience (however, for more than 20 months with a D-4-6 visa in Korea) Exemption of experience in case of completing field training)

A tourist hotel, a tourist restaurant, a restaurant specializing in foreign tourists, the airline’s in-flight meal division, and a tourist convenience facility have not been designated, but the minimum A foreign food restaurant that meets all the business area, VAT, and national employment standards (VAT refers to the annual total amount of’tax paid’ on the’VAT Tax Standard Certificate’ issued by the tax office)

Area of workplace, VAT, national employment standard requirements

division

Area of business

Annual VAT

Number of Korean employees

Chinese restaurant

200㎡ or more

5 million won or more

3 people (Koreans, Chinese, etc. permanent residents and marriage immigrants who have been registered for more than 3 months on the employment insurance subscriber list)

General restaurant

More than 60㎡

3 million won or more

2 (same as above)

Ansan Multicultural Village Special Zone Restaurant

30㎡ or more

2 million won or more

1-2 people (same as above)

(Applicable only to areas of 151㎡ or more and VAT of 7.5 million won or more)

( Designated as a tourist convenience facility business ) For companies that have been designated as a tourist convenience facility business, 50% of the minimum standard If it is above, it is recognized if the annual VAT amount and the employment requirements for Koreans are met.

(Business in Ansan Multicultural Village Special Zone) As shown in the table above, the same standards are applied regardless of the distinction between Chinese and general restaurants (Ansan Multicultural Village special zone does not apply special cases for the tourism convenience facility business designated above).

( Calculation of the number of Korean employees ) Employment Insurance All citizens, Chinese, and other permanent residents and marriage immigrants who have been registered for more than 3 months* on the subscriber list (within 3 months for new companies) are included.

The employment insurance subscription period is not applied when the opening date is within 3 months from the application date, or when a company that meets the minimum standards for Korean employees applies for additional or replacement personnel.

( Minimum requirements screening criteria ) Even if the minimum requirements are met, there is no current status and possibility of attracting foreign tourists, and in principle, invitations are restricted if it is judged for the purpose of using low-wage foreign chefs.

One. It is calculated as the total average of the area of the workplace, the amount of VAT paid, and the number of employees allowed by employee. According to the number of Korean employees Do not exceed the allowed number of people

( exception ) When it is difficult to confirm the normal VAT payment amount compared to sales due to a tax refund or tax exemption, etc. for a newly established company where the VAT payment amount cannot be verified, the average VAT payment amount of the similar sized company or the average monthly VAT payment amount up to the present is converted into the annual VAT payment amount, or , It can be calculated based on the total annual amount corresponding to the total (taxation + tax exemption) of sales taxation standard (income amount) of VAT tax base certificate.

2. ( Restrictions on employment of companies with poor stay management ) For companies with other (G-1) statuses who have changed to other (G-1) status due to overdue wages as of the date of application, or for companies with deviants, the number of employees will be deducted from the number of employees allowed for one year from the date of change of status or departure date.

3. ( Number of Korean employees ) As of the date of application, it is counted as the number of Korean employees only when a monthly wage equal to or greater than the legal minimum wage is paid (both hourly and monthly wages are satisfied with the employee’s wage statement).

※ For foreign group tourists-only restaurants, excellent companies such as attracting foreign tourists, companies designated as tourist convenience facilities, etc., are listed on the employment insurance subscriber list for at least 3 months as of the date of application, and monthly wages less than the legal minimum wage (the hourly wage must meet the minimum wage requirements). Calculated by converting 2 people who receive) into 1 Korean employee

4. ( Restrictions on employment of companies and dispatched workers with difficulty in full-time work ) Wedding hall, business trip buffet, event company, etc.

Additional documents

  • ▸ Documents proving the qualifications for chef: Option 1
  • -Documents for winning a culinary contest recognized at home and abroad (original presentation, copy submission)
  • -Certification (original presentation, copy submission) and certificate of experience (3 years or 5 years)
  • -Certificate of experience (10 years, limited to local food)
  • ▸ Employer requirements documents:
  • -List of employment insurance subscribers (common)
  • -Details of acquisition of employment insurance for workplaces (common)
  • -Documents proving the area of the workplace (common)
  • -Certificate of tax base for VAT (issued by the head of the tax office, common)
  • -Documents for designation of tourist convenience facility business (limited to those concerned)
  • -Documents for foreign tourists’ duty-free shop (designated by the head of the tax office) or bonded shop (patent of the head of customs office) (limited to the relevant company)

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