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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…)