Welcome to Culinary School

Welcome to Culinary School : A Culinary Student Survival Guide

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Welcome to Culinary School delivers exactly what students need to know to thrive in culinary school and succeed in the culinary industry. More than a book on culinary jobs and certification requirements, it outlines a realistic blueprint of how to get more out of school, enhance one's credentials, and find a rewarding position within the field. A motivational tone is emphasized throughout and in-text interviews reinforce the book's universal appeal. Suggested tasks are provided at the end each chapter and encourage readers to develop study skills, credentials and strategies that will yield the ultimate goal-success in the culinary field.show more

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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 17.78mm | 340.19g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0131352067
  • 9780131352063

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"Welcome to Culinary School "delivers exactly what students need to know to thrive in culinary school and succeed in the culinary industry. More than a book on culinary jobs and certification requirements, it outlines a realistic blueprint of how to get more out of school, enhance one's credentials, and find a rewarding position within the field. A motivational tone is emphasized throughout and in-text interviews reinforce the book's universal appeal. Suggested tasks are provided at the end each chapter and encourage readers to develop study skills, credentials and strategies that will yield the ultimate goal-success in the culinary field.show more

Table of contents

Table of Contents PART I-LEARNING TO SUCCEED IN COLLEGE1. Becoming a Chef versus Learning to Cook2. The Degree versus the Learning3. Getting Straight A's: The Skills and Qualities You'll Need to Thrive in School4. Studying Techniques5. Making Use of Faculty and Asking Questions6. Books, Videos, the Library, and the Internet7. Ethics and Cheating8. Professionalism and Image Making9. A Note on Work-Life Balance and Wasted Time Part II-Maximizing your Marketability10. The Risks and Benefits of Moving Beyond the School Walls Before Graduation11. What the Industry Expects You to Know and to Do12. Volunteering at School and in the Community13. On the Job Experience: Working While in School and Choosing the Right Job14. Behaviors that Promote Health and Education15. No One Succeeds Alone: Networking and Professional Associations Part III-You're Graduating-Now What?16. Choosing the Right Career Track: Experience versus Money17. Making Use of the Support Staff at the School18. Resume Writing19. Interviewing Skills20. The Basic Steps to Getting Promoted21. Getting Certified22. Lifelong Learning: Research, Travel, Stages, and Higher Degrees Conclusion-When Do I Reach the Top?show more

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