A must-have resource for anyone crafting a career in the culinary arts Ronald Hayes, the Career Development Manager with The Culinary Institute of America, explores the broad scope of jobs available in the culinary field. Building your culinary skills as a novice, discovering your specialization as a journeyman, and establishing your interests as you master your career path, Creating Your Culinary Career offers a framework for career exploration, development, and growth. This book offers insider information on all of the regular staff positions available in the culinary field, including traditional restaurants, catering facilities, and institutional facilities; front of the house, bakeshop, and food and beverage outlets; and food communications, media, and sales positions. It then helps readers establish goals, design resumes, and develop interview skills for landing that perfect job.
* The ideal career guide for aspiring culinary professionals, this book helps readers discover the ideal career path by building skills and setting goals * Written by The Culinary Institute of America's Career Development Manager, this book celebrates the passion, persistence, and drive required to succeed in one of today's most exciting careers For anyone beginning a career in the culinary arts, Creating Your Culinary Career features must-have information for the aspiring food professional.
Founded in 1946, The Culinary Institute of America is anindependent, not-for-profit college offering bachelor's andassociate degrees in culinary arts and baking and pastry arts, aswell as certificate programs in culinary arts and wine and beveragestudies. A network of more than 45,000 alumni has helped the CIAearn its reputation as the world's premier culinary college.The CIA, which also offers courses for professionals and foodenthusiasts, as well as consulting services for the foodservice andhospitality industry, has campuses in Hyde Park, New York; St. Helena, California; San Antonio, Texas; and Singapore.
FOREWORD vi 1 A CULINARY CAREER 1 2 GOAL-SETTING FOR YOUR CULINARY CAREER 39 3 RESUMES, COVER LETTERS, AND JOB APPLICATIONS 65 4 LANDING A JOB: INTERVIEWING AND NEGOTIATING 103 5 THE NOVICE CULINARIAN: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE 143 6 THE JOURNEYMAN 177 7 THE MASTER CULINARIAN 209 APPENDIX I: SALARIES IN THE CULINARY INDUSTRY 238 APPENDIX II: JOB OUTLOOK AND SALARIES FOR SPECIFIC JOBS AND CAREERS IN THE CULINARY ARTS 241 APPENDIX III: QUESTIONS IN THE INTERVIEW 251 APPENDIX IV: JOB SEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES 259 INDEX 269