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Posted August 19, 2014 by

Looking for Jobs as a Recent Graduate in Culinary Arts? 7 Career Options Served to You

If you are a recent graduate searching for jobs in culinary arts, the following post discusses seven career options for you.

When we think of culinary school or culinary arts the first thing that comes to our mind is cooking. We think of chefs making fancy dishes and desserts at five-star hotels and restaurants. Learning how to cook is a major part of a culinary arts program, but there is so much more to culinary school than just cooking

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Posted August 06, 2014 by

Want a Career Where You Can Learn Before Landing an Entry Level Job? Here are Some Options

Getting some work experience in a field before landing an entry level job can better prepare you for a position.  The following post has some career options where you can gain this experience.

It can be difficult to find the perfect career, especially if you have no formal qualifications or experience. That is the main reason many people find themselves working in boring factories or warehouses for their entire life. You want to avoid doing that at all costs. Believe me; I’ve been there before, and it’s not

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Posted March 27, 2014 by

The Various Titles and Roles of a Chef’s Staff

Chefs working in crowded kitchen with narrow aisle

Chefs working in crowded kitchen with narrow aisle. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When you remember Mom’s cooking in the kitchen, you may sit in amazement at how she managed to do everything all at once. Doing everything she did, she always made it come out tasting delicious. But if you think about it, sometimes the timing was really off, since she was trying to do so much at the same time. Thankfully, in a professional restaurant kitchen, there are a lot of people who can do many different things. There is the executive chef and the sous chef, of course. But, then there are many other positions that will allow you to put on your chef pants and show what you can do in the kitchen. (more…)

Posted October 31, 2013 by

Culinary Graduates Future Outlook and Hiring Trends

Smiling chef with recipe book on a chalkboard

Smiling chef with recipe book on a chalkboard. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Culinary, an art of cooking various delectable dishes, is being taken up as a profession by numerous aspirants. Being a Cook or Head Chef certainly is an honor for every culinary professional. In case you are looking to excel in the respective field, you need to be aware about the current market scenario and the hiring trends. There are certain very simple points to consider that can do wonders. Fleet a look below and ponder on the following points for a futuristic outlook in the field of culinary art. (more…)

Posted October 09, 2013 by

Cooking Schools- Head Off Towards a Tasty Career

Culinary students being taught how to chop vegetables in a kitchen

Culinary students being taught how to chop vegetables in a kitchen. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

If you wish to pursue a lucrative culinary arts career, getting a degree from a top-notch cooking school is a must. Securing a culinary arts degree is the best path to follow for a couple of excellent reasons. First, you will receive the expert skills required for a career in the food industry. Second, you will also be primed to secure a profitable and, yes, tasty culinary arts career position, where the competition can be very fierce. (more…)

Posted May 17, 2012 by

Interview with a Chef

I am a chef in the food service industry. I have been in this business for ten years.

My job is essentially creating delicious dishes and making sure my kitchen runs smoothly. This involves ordering all of the right food for these dishes, hiring great staff, scheduling staff correctly and being available in the kitchen. People tend to have a generally good idea of what I do based on the myriad of television shows on my profession at the moment. One thing that I do not see enough of are dirty chef coats. Chef coats do not stay clean. Cooking is a messy job. If a good chef comes out to your table wearing a clean chef coat, it is because the coat was changed specifically for your benefit. (more…)