Culinary Careers

Restaurant Consultant Careers

June 20, 2011 0 Comments
Restaurant Consultant Careers

Becoming a Restaurant Consultant Traditionally, working in the culinary field means long hours, lots of weekend and holiday work, and being tied to a kitchen or restaurant for several years. In fact, unless you are a celebrity chef or a restaurant owner, there isn’t a whole lot of autonomy in the field. However, as more […]

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The Difference Between a Cook and a Chef

June 15, 2011 36 Comments
The Difference Between a Cook and a Chef

Do You Know The Difference Between a Professional Chef and a Cook? To most people, a cook and a chef are the same thing. The two terms are used interchangeably to indicate someone working away in the kitchen, regardless of whether that individual is cutting vegetables or masterminding the entire menu. For those who work […]

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Hospitality and Tourism Careers

June 6, 2011 0 Comments
Hospitality and Tourism Careers

What Are Some of the Top Hospitality and Tourism Careers Available? Combining culinary training, a hospitality degree, and the tourism field can put you on the map for a great future. The travel and tourism industry accounts for around 8 percent of the world’s workforce, with even more opportunities opening up every year. And because […]

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How to Become a Professional Butcher

May 26, 2011 2 Comments
How to Become a Professional Butcher

Do You Need Culinary Training to Become a Butcher? Almost all great chefs have butchering skills. You’ve seen them on television and in the kitchen—with a huge knife and a whole lot of speed, these professionals go to work breaking down whole chickens, de-boning fish, and taking apart huge cuts of beef. In a good […]

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Restaurant Management Resume

May 11, 2011 0 Comments
Restaurant Management Resume

What to Put in Your Restaurant Management Resume? If you’re interested in a restaurant or hospitality management career, you’ll need to come up with a resume for all your job search needs. It doesn’t matter if you’re looking to enter the field with years of hands-on experience, or if you have a restaurant management degree […]

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The Science of Culinary Arts

May 9, 2011 0 Comments
The Science of Culinary Arts

Are The Culinary Arts More Science or Art? As the name suggests, there is a very strong artistic component to the culinary arts. Requiring the intense training of an artist as well as the flair of someone who knows how to present and style food for maximum effect, the culinary arts are part of a […]

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Ethics in the Kitchen

May 9, 2011 1 Comment
Ethics in the Kitchen

What Are Culinary Ethics? The right culinary school offers more than just cooking skills; it includes training in restaurant ethics, as well. If you’re talking about the legal or medical profession, ethics are a pretty prominent matter—and all professionals are trained to handle them. From client confidentiality to doing no harm, your responsibilities tend to […]

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Caterer vs Personal Chef

May 9, 2011 0 Comments
Caterer vs Personal Chef

Should I Become a Caterer or a Personal Chef? With a catering degree or any kind of training in the catering business, there is often talk of small business ownership and development. That’s because although there are big-name and big-brand caterers (usually aligned with hotel chains), the majority of caterers work for themselves, often running […]

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Airlines and Food Production

April 13, 2011 0 Comments
Airlines and Food Production

A Career In Airline Food Production When it comes to finding a job in the food industry after culinary school, it’s important to consider all the options. Yes, working in a restaurant is the most common goal, but the hours are long, hard, and contribute to a high rate of burnout—and the competition to get […]

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Top Restaurant Management Skills

March 8, 2011 1 Comment
Top Restaurant Management Skills

What Skills Are Necessary To Be A Top Restaurant Manager? Whether you’re just now considering hospitality management as a career, or if you’ve worked in restaurant management for years, it’s always a good idea to brush up on your managerial and sales techniques. That’s because although hospitality management is very much part of the culinary […]

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