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Your passport to a successful and rewarding career

Are you looking for the latest information to open the door to the career of your dreams? The nation's largest career books series, VGM's Opportunities in . . . series gives you the inside scoop on more than 100 professions, as well as on all the essential aspects of your potential career, no matter how specialized the field. From the latest training requirements to current salary statistics to the lowdown on life on the job, each book is packed with comprehensive, up-to-date information to help you confidently pursue the profession that's right for you!

In this revised edition of Opportunities in Culinary Careers, you'll find:

  • Tips on determining if you have the skills, qualifications, and temperament to make it in culinary arts
  • Reliable resources for professional apprenticeships, cooking schools, and certification programs
  • Detailed descriptions of job duties and responsibilities for a wide variety of positions, from pantry cook to dining room manager to executive chef
  • An expansive overview of possible job settings, including food testing labs, restaurants, hotels, spas, nursing homes, even private yachts!
  • The latest information on the earning potential for freelance and salaried workers
  • Strategies for launching a career and keeping it alive, including running your own restaurant, lunch stand, or private catering service

Take the stress out of the career selection process with this indispensable guide that functions as your own personal vocational counselor. You'll find enough expert advice to make an informed, intelligent choice about your career--and your future.

Synopsis:

"OPPORTUNITIES IN . . . SERIES PROVIDES VALUABLE CAREER INSIGHT TO STUDENTS AND JOB SEEKERS!" The most comprehensive career book series available, Opportunities in . . . explores a vast range of professions. Each book offers: The latest information on a field of interest Training and education requirements for each career Salary statistics for different positions within each field Up-to-date professional and Internet resources And much more

About the Author

Mary Donovan is an editor and author and has been active in the field of culinary arts for the past twenty-two years.

Table of Contents

Why choose a culinary career? — A noble profession — Traditional positions in restaurants and hotels — Cold foods, garde-manger, and banquet work — Baking and pastry — Culinary careers in nontraditional settings — Cooking for special needs — Volume cooking — Research and development — Running your own business — Where else does culinary creativity thrive? — Getting a start and moving ahead — Appendix A: Culinary schools and related educational institutions — Appendix B: Culinary journals, magazines, and newsletters — Appendix C: Professional food organizations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071411486
Author:
Donovan, Mary
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Author:
Donovan, Mary Deirdre
Author:
Donovan Mary
Location:
Chicago
Subject:
Careers
Subject:
Vocational Guidance
Subject:
Food service
Subject:
Methods - Professional
Subject:
Careers - General
Subject:
Industries - Hospitality, Travel & Tourism
Subject:
Food service -- Vocational guidance.
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Professional and Quantity
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Rev Paperback
Series:
Opportunities in ...
Series Volume:
RN-541
Publication Date:
September 2003
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
7.63x5.42x.44 in. .47 lbs.

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