Perhaps the most important step in the decision-making process – and the one most often overlooked – is visiting the school’s campus to get a first-hand glimpse of how things run. In many cases, going to culinary school means packing up your life, moving to a new city, and starting all over again.
Category Archive: Culinary Schools
Mistake #6: Not Looking at Accreditation In culinary education, the value of accreditation is much like the value of a diploma program. Some accreditations mean quite a bit, and should be a standard part of any school you consider. Other accreditations mean little more than that the school pays an annual fee to an “Accreditation …
Mistake #5: Not Understanding the Differences in Degrees Whether you put in nine months or four years, you should have something to show at the end of your culinary education besides stellar knife skills and a knowledge of food. Although a degree or certification won’t guarantee you a job or a great future, they can …
What Do You Expect? Top names like Rachel Ray, Emeril Lagasse, and Anthony Bourdain seem to have it all: massive wealth, culinary empires, and an easy lifestyle. Who doesn’t want that, right? Unfortunately, making it to the top of the culinary ladder is more difficult than these professionals make it seem. In reality, working in …
What is It That Drives You? The culinary world is a diverse one, and there is no one-size-fits-all career option once you graduate and enter the workforce. It doesn’t matter whether you want to bake cupcakes in a local grocery store or become a contender on Top Chef – there are a multitude of options …
He was featured on television (FAME), films, commercials and trade shows. Five years later he retired and soon went on to obtain his real estate license. Twenty years later, Ken returns to his native Maui and obtained his real estate license again, this time in Hawaii. He decided that while building his new client base, he would try something new and enjoyable, so he applied to culinary school.