Culinary Careers For Dummies book cover

Culinary Careers For Dummies

Authors:
Michele Thomas ,
Annette Tomei ,
Tracey Vasil Biscontini
Published: October 11, 2011

Overview

The fast and easy way to find your place in the culinary field Ever dream of exploring an exciting career in culinary arts or cooking but don't know where to begin? Culinary Careers For Dummies is the perfect book for anyone who dreams of getting into the culinary profession. Whether you're a student, an up-and-coming chef looking for direction, or are simply interested in reinventing yourself and trying your hand at a new career, Culinary Careers For Dummies provides the essential information every culinary novice needs to enter and excel in the food service industry. Packed with advice on selecting a culinary school and tips for using your degree to land your dream job, Culinary Careers For Dummies offers information on:
  • Culinary training, degrees, and certificates
  • The numerous career options available (chef, chef's assistant, pastry chef, food stylist, caterer, line cook, restaurant publicist/general manager, Sommelier, menu creator, food writer, consultant/investor, etc.)
  • Various paths to culinary careers
  • Basic culinary concepts and methods
  • Advice on finding a niche in the culinary world
  • Culinary core competencies
  • Food safety and proper food handling
  • Real-life descriptions of what to expect on the job
  • How to land a great culinary job
Culinary Careers For Dummies provides expert guidance on cooking up your career plan to enter the food service industry, and advice on what to study to get you where you're headed. The book is a one-stop reference for anyone who is interested in finding a career in this growing and lucrative field.
The fast and easy way to find your place in the culinary field Ever dream of exploring an exciting career in culinary arts or cooking but don't know where to begin? Culinary Careers For Dummies is the perfect book for anyone who dreams of getting into the culinary profession. Whether you're a student, an up-and-coming chef looking for direction, or are simply interested in reinventing yourself and trying your hand at a new career, Culinary Careers For Dummies provides the essential information every culinary novice needs to enter and excel in the food service industry. Packed with advice on selecting a culinary school and tips for using your degree to land your dream job, Culinary Careers For Dummies offers information on:
  • Culinary training, degrees, and certificates
  • The numerous career options
available (chef, chef's assistant, pastry chef, food stylist, caterer, line cook, restaurant publicist/general manager, Sommelier, menu creator, food writer, consultant/investor, etc.)
  • Various paths to culinary careers
  • Basic culinary concepts and methods
  • Advice on finding a niche in the culinary world
  • Culinary core competencies
  • Food safety and proper food handling
  • Real-life descriptions of what to expect on the job
  • How to land a great culinary job
  • Culinary Careers For Dummies provides expert guidance on cooking up your career plan to enter the food service industry, and advice on what to study to get you where you're headed. The book is a one-stop reference for anyone who is interested in finding a career in this growing and lucrative field.