The Complete Idiot's Guide to Success as a Chef by Leslie Bilderback CMB
How to thrive in one of today's top ten "dream professions." Despite the long hours, arduous training, and grueling physical work, the allure of being a professional chef has made it one of the fastest growing career markets in America today. In this must-have guide, a master chef and baker gives practical, up-to-date advice on everything aspiring chefs (and expert chefs looking for the next career move) need to know, including how to apprentice at a 5-star restaurant, connect with renowned chefs and bakers, open their own restaurant, and much, much more.
--Expert author with decades of restaurant experience
--One of today's top ten "dream professions" in America
--Culinary institutes have seen an explosion in their enrollment of between 50% to 100% percent annually
--Covers gourmet restaurants, upscale hotels, catering, specialty food shops, gourmet takeout, bakeries, and much more