Tag Archive: executive chef

Jan 13

Best Paying Hospitality Jobs

It’s no secret that if you want to earn a good living in the culinary field, it’s a good idea to look away from traditional restaurant cooking jobs and explore other avenues. The hospitality field is actually quite large, encompassing everything from hotels and restaurants to travel companies, cruise lines, and theme parks.

Jul 18

Executive Chef – Head Chef

So you want to be the boss? Well, it’s going to take a ton of work to get there, but the Head Chef (also known as the Executive Chef) enjoys a comfortable salary and position of power that garners the respect and attention from not only the line cooks, but every person in the restaurant.

Sep 06

Top-Paying Culinary Careers

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Although it might take a few years to earn the right experience, get the necessary degree, and work up the ranks to your dream culinary job, here are a few of the best paying careers you can find in the food service industry.

Jun 22

Culinary Career Options: Working in a Banquet Service

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Banquet workers, like catering professionals, specialize in creating large portions that offer consistent quality and taste—often for hours at a time. As a prep cook for a banquet, you can expect to spend considerable time working with one or two ingredients, perhaps chopping onions or preparing potatoes. While this might not seem like the most exciting eight hours you’ll ever spend on the job, there is something to be said for this kind of repetition.

Jun 15

The Difference Between a Cook and a Chef

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Most people agree that a cook is lower-ranking than a chef, and that chefs themselves vary in rank. For example, an executive chef is the top of the line, while sous chefs, chefs de partie, and other professionals might have the right training, but are still working toward their top professional goals.

Jan 24

A Day in the Life of a Restaurant Manager

One of the best culinary careers for those who enjoy cooking as well as the organization and supervisory skills that come with running a restaurant is that of restaurant manager.

Jan 12

What Are the Different Types of Chefs?

No matter where you start out and what your specialty, there is a place for you in the culinary world.

Dec 01

Chef Salary Averages

Even if you are cooking for the sheer enjoyment of it, if your career is in the culinary arts, you’re going to need to make a living. For that reason, it’s helpful to know what can be expected.

Aug 06

How to Make Culinary School Worth the Cost of Admission

Although the culinary world can be competitive and offer fairly low starting wages, there are a few steps you can take to ensure that you get the most out of your investment.

Jul 07

A Day in the Life of a Chef

When you’re a chef – especially an Executive Chef or restaurant owner – you get quite a bit of creative license and freedom so that you never know what exactly you’ll be called upon to do that day.

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