Culinary Careers For Dummies

Culinary Careers For Dummies

by Michele Thomas, Annette Tomei, Tracey Biscontini
     
 

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What you need to know to find your path in this fast-growing industry

Ever dream of exploring a career in culinary arts or cooking but don't know where to begin? Culinary Careers For Dummies is the perfect book for you! Packed with advice on selecting a culinary school and gaining on-the-job experience, it offers up-to-the-minute information on

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What you need to know to find your path in this fast-growing industry

Ever dream of exploring a career in culinary arts or cooking but don't know where to begin? Culinary Careers For Dummies is the perfect book for you! Packed with advice on selecting a culinary school and gaining on-the-job experience, it offers up-to-the-minute information on everything culinary novices need to enter and excel in the food service industry.

  • Culinary Arts 101 — get an introduction to the varieties of culinary professionals, the different types of places they work, and the pros and cons of culinary school
  • Pick a path — discover the many types of culinary jobs out there, from the traditional restaurant kitchen to resorts, spas, and catering companies
  • How sweet it is — find out about the specialty areas of the culinary field, from pastry chefs and food artisans to personal chefs and food scientists
  • Step out of the heat — check out non-cooking careers in the field, like food writing, photography, and styling
  • Land that job — create a top-notch résumé, visit restaurants, network with industry professionals, and climb the ladder

Open the book and find:

  • What culinary professionals do
  • Where the jobs are
  • How to choose the right culinary school
  • The lowdown on restaurant, wine, and many other culinary professions
  • Culinary opportunities in hotels, spas, and resorts
  • The difference between a chef and a cook
  • Advice to move up the culinary ladder

Learn to:

  • Land your dream job in the culinary field
  • Grasp the ins and outs of culinary training, degrees, and certificates
  • Find your niche in the food service industry

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118077740
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/11/2011
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
876,154
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

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