Keying In On Non-Cooking Jobs - dummies

Keying In On Non-Cooking Jobs

By Michele Thomas, Annette Tomei, Tracey Biscontini

Part of Culinary Careers For Dummies Cheat Sheet

You don’t have to be a chef to love food or want to work with food. There are myriad jobs available for those that want to work with food, just not cook it! Check out the following places for non-cooking professions in the culinary field along with a sampling of the job titles available:

  • Publications such as magazines and newspapers

    • Cookbook writer/editor

    • Food critic/reviewer

    • Food photographer

    • Food stylist

    • Recipe writer/editor

  • Television or radio programs

    • Host

    • Producer

    • Director

    • Writer

    • Crew

  • Schools

    • High school instructor

    • College instructor

    • Technical school instructor

  • Specialty food stores or grocery stores

    • Specialty food store manager

    • Grocery store manager

  • Cookware and kitchen equipment stores

    • Cookware store manager

    • Kitchen equipment store manager

  • Restaurant supply distributors/companies

    • Assistant salesperson

    • Sales representative

    • Assistant buyer

    • Regional buyer

    • National buyer

    • District manager

  • Public relations or marketing firms

    • Account executive

    • Advertising manager

    • Advertising sales director

    • Communications specialist

    • Event coordinator

    • Market analyst

    • Market researcher

    • Media buyer

    • Media coordinator

    • Product development manager

    • Public relations director

    • Sales manager