Culinary Careers For Dummies

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The fast and easy way to find your place in the culinaryfield

Ever dream of exploring an exciting career in culinary arts orcooking but don't know where to begin? Culinary Careers ForDummies is the perfect book for anyone who dreams of gettinginto the culinary profession. Whether you're a student, anup-and-coming chef looking for direction, or are simply interestedin reinventing yourself and trying your hand at a new career,Culinary Careers For Dummies provides the essentialinformation every culinary novice needs to enter and excel in thefood service industry.

Packed with advice on selecting a culinary school and tips forusing your degree to land your dream job, Culinary Careers ForDummies offers up-to-the-minute information on: culinarytraining, degrees, and certificates; the numerous career optionsavailable (chef, chef's assistant, pastry chef, food stylist,caterer, line cook, restaurant publicist/general manager,Sommelier, menu creator, food writer, consultant/investor, etc.)and the paths to get there; basic culinary concepts and methods;advice on finding a niche in the culinary world; culinary corecompetencies; food safety and proper food handling; real-lifedescriptions of what to expect on the job; and how to land a greatculinary job.

  • Expert guidance on cooking up your career plan to enter thefood service industry
  • Tips and advice on what to study to get you where you'reheaded
  • Packed with information on the many career options in theculinary field

Culinary Careers For Dummies is a one-stop reference foranyone who is interested in finding a career in this growing andlucrative field.

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

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

  • Culinary Arts 101 — get an introduction to the varietiesof 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 outthere, from the traditional restaurant kitchen to resorts, spas,and catering companies

  • How sweet it is — find out about the specialty areas ofthe culinary field, from pastry chefs and food artisans to personalchefs and food scientists

  • Step out of the heat — check out non-cooking careers inthe field, like food writing, photography, and styling

  • Land that job — create a top-notch résumé, visitrestaurants, network with industry professionals, and climb theladder

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 culinaryprofessions

  • 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, andcertificates

  • Find your niche in the food service industry

About the Author:

Michele Thomas is a writing teacher and managing editor ofthe International Culinary Institute, home of the FrenchCulinary Institute.

Annette Tomei is a food and wine consultant.

Tracey Vasil Biscontini is the founder, president and CEOof Northeast Editing, Inc.

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