If you are thinking of getting into the culinary and restaurant industry as a professional chef, I suggest you read and research everything you can get your hands on. Over the past 20 years, the restaurant industry has changed and more and more young people are being enticed to join as well as those looking to change careers mid-life.
Here you can find my collection of culinary articles and posts written to put a spotlight on the industry and help you better understand what you may be getting yourself into. You are going to find many articles describing the positive benefits of a life working in the culinary industry, how to find and choose the best culinary schools for you needs and what you can do to prepare yourself.
You are also going to find posts describing some of the difficulties in obtaining a culinary degree and then what the hell do you do with it after you graduate. So I encourage you to browse through these many posts and spend as much time as possible learning everything you can before you make that huge leap into the business.