Culinary Careers

Professional Head Chef Roles

September 9, 2012 0 Comments
Professional Head Chef Roles

What Are a Head Chef’s Duties? The main role of a head chef depends on the size of the establishment that he or she is managing. The term “head chef” is often used interchangeably with the term “executive chef” and in many cases it doesn’t matter but in other kitchens they are different. In a […]

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Chef Alan Bickel

August 19, 2012 0 Comments
Chef Alan Bickel

I met Alan online when he emailed me about my site. We traded emails back and forth talking about food and his thoughts on different culinary topics when I asked him if would like to write an article about what it is like behind the scenes of a busy restaurant in a large resort. His […]

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What It Takes To Be A Pastry Chef

August 19, 2012 0 Comments
What It Takes To Be A Pastry Chef

Interview with Pastry Chef Extraordinaire Jenni Field “It is supremely gratifying to hear, “That was the best meal I’ve ever eaten!..”– Jennifer Field Jenni first contacted me to tell me she was a fan of my site and if I would look at her brand new site, Pastry Chef Online. She From there we started […]

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Food Photography

May 29, 2012 0 Comments
Food Photography

About Food Photography: Is it All for Show? Food photography is a unique culinary job that taps into the ability to prepare, stage, and photograph various foods and dishes. Although it’s not a job many people consider when they’re first starting out in the culinary world, there is actually quite a wide range of opportunities, […]

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Slow Food

September 14, 2011 0 Comments
Slow Food

What Is The Slow Food Organization? Ecologically sound farming practices and cuisine with strong ties to the land are becoming an increasingly important part of the culinary world. From restauranteurs who have their own farms to open-air markets that cater to an upscale culinary clientele, everyone is starting to tap into the idea that good […]

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Top Paying Culinary Careers

September 6, 2011 1 Comment
Top Paying Culinary Careers

What Are Some Of The Top Paying Culinary and Hospitality Careers? Few people get into the culinary field because they’re looking for a fast and easy path to riches—but that doesn’t mean you can’t earn a great living doing what you love. Although it might take a few years to earn the right experience, get […]

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Government Culinary Jobs Opportunities

August 31, 2011 2 Comments
Government Culinary Jobs Opportunities

What Government Culinary Jobs Are Available to a Culinary School Graduate? As any culinary professional will tell you, working as a chef or cook isn’t always glamorous work—especially while you’re still working your way up the ranks in a restaurant kitchen. And in many cases, the top paying jobs (and the ones with the best […]

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How a Catering Career Can Make You Big Money

August 19, 2011 0 Comments
How a Catering Career Can Make You Big Money

Can You Make Money In a Catering Career? Most people don’t go to culinary school because they’re after an easy fortune or instant fame. Professional cooking, with its long hours and often back-breaking work, is very much a labor of love, and people enter the field because they are passionate about food. Money usually comes […]

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The International Association of Culinary Professionals

July 15, 2011 1 Comment
The International Association of Culinary Professionals

  Culinary Association Spotlight: The International Association of Culinary Professionals The International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting food professionals who work in culinary education, communication, or food and beverage preparation. It was founded in 1978 as the Association of Cooking Schools, designed primarily to support culinary students just […]

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Working in a Banquet Service

June 22, 2011 0 Comments
Working in a Banquet Service

Culinary Career Options: Working in a Banquet Service Most culinary students dream of the day when they’ll possess the ultimate culinary title: Executive Chef. It’s not uncommon for students to be driven by visions of restaurant ownership, five stars attached to their name, and the ability to plan and implement their own menu someday. And […]

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