Chef Fundamentals Training Overview

Chef Fundamentals Training​ Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Chef

  • What is Chef
  • Why Chef?
  • Features of Chef
  • Advantages of Chef
  • Building Blocks of Chef

Module 2: Chef – Architecture

  • Chef Workstation
  • Chef Server
  • Chef Nodes
  • Version Control System Setup in Chef

Module 3: Workstation Setup

  • On Windows Machine
  • On Linux Machine
  • Client Setup
  • Test Kitchen Setup
  • Knife Setup
  • Solo Setup

Module 4: Cookbook and Cookbook Dependencies

  • Introduction
  • Components of a Cookbook
  • Creating a Cookbook
  • Using Chef Command
  • Features of metadata.rb File
  • Configuration of metadata.rb

Module 5: Chef Roles and Environment

  • Create a Role and How It Works
  • Creating an Environment
  • Default Environment
  • Environment Attributes
  • Attribute Type
  • Order of Applying an Attribute

Module 6: Testing Cookbooks and Foodcritic

  • Steps for Testing
  • Working Method
  • Foodcritic Setup
  • Foodcritic Gem

Module 7: ChefSpec

  • Test Driven Development
  • Creating ChefSpec
  • Chef Nodes
  • Chef-Client Run

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Who should attend this Chef Fundamentals Training Course?

The Chef Fundamentals Training Course is designed for individuals who want to learn how to automate infrastructure provisioning and configuration using Chef. This DevOps Certification Course can be beneficial for a wide range of professionals, including:

  • DevOps Engineers
  • System Administrators
  • IT Operations Managers
  • Configuration Managers
  • Cloud Administrators
  • Infrastructure Engineers
  • IT Managers and Directors
  • Solutions Architects

Prerequisites of the Chef Fundamentals Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites to attend the Chef Fundamentals Training Course. However, a basic understanding of Ruby and Linux would be beneficial for delegates. 

Chef Fundamentals Training Course Overview

The Chef Fundamentals Training Course is an essential component in the world of DevOps Training. This course introduces delegates to Chef, its significance in the DevOps ecosystem, and its relevance in streamlining IT infrastructure through automation. With this DevOps Certification Training, delegates will gain a deep understanding of efficient configuration management and automation.

Proficiency in Chef is vital for professionals engaged in DevOps roles, System Administrators, and IT operations personnel. Mastery of Chef allows them to orchestrate and automate the provisioning, configuration, and management of infrastructure, leading to more efficient and reliable systems. Obtaining a DevOps Certification like Chef can significantly enhance one's career prospects.

This intensive 1-day Chef Fundamentals Training equips delegates with the fundamental knowledge and practical skills needed to leverage Chef effectively. Through hands-on exercises and real-world scenarios, delegates will learn the core concepts of Chef, including recipe creation, node management, and configuration automation. By the end of this DevOps Training, delegates will have the confidence to apply Chef in their environments, boosting productivity and reducing manual configuration overhead.

Course Objectives:

  • To understand the principles of infrastructure as code (IAC)
  • To learn how to create and manage Chef cookbooks and recipes
  • To gain proficiency in Chef client-server architecture
  • To explore best practices for automation and configuration management
  • To master Chef tools for system provisioning and deployment
  • To acquire the skills needed for efficient infrastructure management
  • To develop expertise in managing nodes and ensuring consistency

After completing this DevOps Certification Training, delegates will be equipped with the knowledge and practical skills required to excel in the DevOps field. DevOps professionals who complete this course will be well-prepared to pursue advanced DevOps Certifications, positioning themselves for career growth and success in the ever-evolving IT industry.

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What’s included in this Chef Fundamentals Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Chef Fundamentals Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Chef Fundamentals Training. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Chef Fundamentals Training, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Chef Fundamentals Training. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Chef Fundamentals Training sessions.


Highly experienced trainers

Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training experience


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


Great value for money

Achieve certification without breaking the bank. Find a lower price elsewhere? We'll match it to guarantee you the best value

Streamline large-scale training requirements with The Knowledge Academy’s In-house/Onsite Chef Fundamentals Training at your business premises. Experience expert-led classroom learning from the comfort of your workplace and engage professional development.


Tailored learning experience

Leverage benefits offered from a certification that fits your unique business or project needs


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

Our Chef Fundamentals Training offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


Monitor employees progress

The course know-how will help you track and evaluate your employees' progression and performance with relative ease

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Chef Fundamentals Training FAQs

Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
There are no formal prerequisites for attending this course. However, some prior experience with coding will be advantageous.
Anyone who needs to gain knowledge of Chef Development Operations (DevOps). This course is well-suited for: DevOps Engineers, Development Staff, Operations Staff
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 1 day.
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The price for Chef Fundamentals Training certification in the United Kingdom starts from £1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Chef Fundamentals Training.
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Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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