Culinary Careers

Chefs, Restaurants, and Food Waste

June 6, 2014 0 Comments
Chefs, Restaurants, and Food Waste

How Professional Chefs Can Reduce Food Wastes It’s no secret that perfection in the kitchen takes time, skill, dedication…and a whole lot of food to work with. One of the many things taught in culinary school is that the best way to make delicious dishes is to use the best ingredients. This means taking the […]

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Resume Mistakes for Culinary School Graduates

April 24, 2014 0 Comments
Resume Mistakes for Culinary School Graduates

  Don’t Make These Resume Mistakes When Applying to Work In The Culinary Industry Once you’ve completed your culinary education, you’re ready to start exploring all the opportunities that await. Unfortunately, those opportunities are the same ones that all the other new graduates are hoping to take advantage of, and few culinary professionals can just […]

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So You Want to Be a Chef

April 14, 2014 0 Comments
So You Want to Be a Chef

The Infographic For Anyone Thinking of Becoming a Chef There are lots of reasons to become a professional cook with the intention of becoming a professional chef. This infographic looks at some of these reasons plus salaries, costs, responsibilities and career responsibilities. We invite you to share this infographic on your website, blog or social […]

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Child to Chef – A Gourmand In Training

January 28, 2014 2 Comments
Child to Chef – A Gourmand In Training

An Interview with Chef Eric Arrouze Chef Eric Arrouze has over 30 years of experience in the kitchen working at world class restaurants in both France and Canada and he is now teaching cooking classes to future chefs as well as home cooking enthusiasts. One of his latest culinary adventures is offering tours “from market […]

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Temporary Jobs for Cooks and Chefs

November 11, 2013 0 Comments
Temporary Jobs for Cooks and Chefs

What Are the Pros and Cons of Working As a Temporary Chef? The best chef jobs are hard to come by, and it can take years of putting in hard work before you’re even ready to apply. In the meantime, it’s important that you build your resume and skills in a way that reflects well […]

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Why are Chef Hours So Long

October 9, 2013 9 Comments
Why are Chef Hours So Long

Why do Chefs Have to Work Such Long Hours? One of the first things every new or aspiring chef hears is how long the work days are. Chefs and cooks are notorious for working between 50 and 70 hours per week, oftentimes on weekends, evenings, and for up to 12 hours per day. The rate […]

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Hospitality Management Field Explained

September 6, 2013
Hospitality Management Field Explained

What Exactly Is The Hospitality Management Field? The hospitality management field is responsible for providing a variety of services in a hotel, restaurant, casino, or tourist destination vacation setting. There are endless management positions available within the ever-growing hospitality field. Components of hospitality management include lodging, spa, travel, events, as well as food and catering. […]

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Part-Time Culinary Career Options

August 27, 2013 0 Comments
Part-Time Culinary Career Options

What Are Some Part Time Culinary Jobs Available to Profession Cooks? One of the things we commonly hear when discussing a culinary career is how long and grueling the hours can be. Restaurant kitchens are notorious for being hot, full of fast-paced action, and dangerous—and often for shifts that last from eight to twelve hours […]

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What is a Sous Chef

July 19, 2013 0 Comments
What is a Sous Chef

The Sous Chef  –  Second In Command When you eat out at a restaurant and your food is served, do you ever wonder what exactly is going on in the back kitchen? Who prepares your meal? Who plates it? Who is the person that ensures that your eggplant Parmesan gets set in front of you […]

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Working Hospitality Jobs During the Holidays

June 17, 2013 0 Comments
Working Hospitality Jobs During the Holidays

The Truth About Working Holidays in a Hospitality Management Job One thing almost every chef or culinary student will tell you is that you can kiss your holidays goodbye as soon as you start your new career. Most aspiring cooks know that they’ll have to work long hours as they move up the ranks, often […]

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