Creating Your Culinary Career

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A must-have resource for anyone crafting a career in the culinary arts

Ronald Hayes, the Career Development Manager with The Culinary Institute of America, explores the broad scope of jobs available in the culinary field. Building your culinary skills as a novice, discovering your specialization as a journeyman, and establishing your interests as you master your career path, Creating Your Culinary Career offers a framework for career ...

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Overview

A must-have resource for anyone crafting a career in the culinary arts

Ronald Hayes, the Career Development Manager with The Culinary Institute of America, explores the broad scope of jobs available in the culinary field. Building your culinary skills as a novice, discovering your specialization as a journeyman, and establishing your interests as you master your career path, Creating Your Culinary Career offers a framework for career exploration, development, and growth.

This book offers insider information on all of the regular staff positions available in the culinary field, including traditional restaurants, catering facilities, and institutional facilities; front of the house, bakeshop, and food and beverage outlets; and food communications, media, and sales positions. It then helps readers establish goals, design resumes, and develop interview skills for landing that perfect job.

  • The ideal career guide for aspiring culinary professionals, this book helps readers discover the ideal career path by building skills and setting goals
  • Written by The Culinary Institute of America's Career Development Manager, this book celebrates the passion, persistence, and drive required to succeed in one of today's most exciting careers

For anyone beginning a career in the culinary arts, Creating Your Culinary Career features must-have information for the aspiring food professional.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118116845
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/28/2013
  • Edition description: Original
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 278
  • Sales rank: 1,411,739
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

FOREWORD vi

1 A CULINARY CAREER 1

2 GOAL-SETTING FOR YOUR CULINARY CAREER 39

3 RÉSUMÉS, COVER LETTERS, AND JOB APPLICATIONS 65

4 LANDING A JOB: INTERVIEWING AND NEGOTIATING 103

5 THE NOVICE CULINARIAN: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE 143

6 THE JOURNEYMAN 177

7 THE MASTER CULINARIAN 209

APPENDIX I: SALARIES IN THE CULINARY INDUSTRY 238

APPENDIX II: JOB OUTLOOK AND SALARIES FOR SPECIFIC JOBS AND CAREERS IN THE CULINARY ARTS 241

APPENDIX III: QUESTIONS IN THE INTERVIEW 251

APPENDIX IV: JOB SEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES 259

INDEX 269

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