Featured Books in the IUP Punxsy Campus Library and E-Books
Creating Your Culinary Career by Culinary Institute of America (CIA) Staff; Ronald HayesA 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.
Call Number: TX652.4.H39 2014
Publication Date: 2013-06-24
So You Want to Be a Chef by Lisa M. Brefere; Karen Eich Drummond; Brad BarnesSo You Want to Be a Chef? introduces readers to the vast number of jobs in foodservice and cooking. The book offers a realistic approach to career tracks, job duties, hours and working conditions, qualifications, and employment and promotion opportunities. Realistic and Practical approach to career tracks, job duties, hours and working conditions, qualifications, employment/promotion opportunities Features include Industry Interviews, On the Job with Culinary and Foodservice Professionals, and Job Descriptions included Includes CD-ROM containing Job and Career Inventory Worksheet, CV Worksheets, Portfolio Templates, Interview Worksheets and more Supplementary instructor materials include Instructor's Manual with Test Bank and PowerPoints.
Call Number: TX652.5.B715 2006
Publication Date: 2005-02-18
Food Jobs by Irena ChalmersMaybe you're considering culinary school, maybe you're about to graduate, or maybe you're looking for an exciting career change. How can you translate your zest for flavor into a satisfying profession? Should you become a chef or open a specialty foods shop, write cookbooks or try your hand at food styling? Culinary careers are as varied as they are fascinating--the only challenge is deciding which one is right for you. Filled with advice from food-world pros including luminaries such as Alice Waters, Chris Kimball, Betty Fussell and Darra Goldstein, Food Jobs will set you behind the stove of your dream career.In this tasty, nourishing book, food industry veteran Irena Chalmers offers profiles of food jobs by the dozen--everything from the traditional (maitre d', caterer, dietitian) to the behind-the-scenes (restaurant consultant, kitchen designer, hotel promoter) to the holy-cow-I-can-get-paid-for-that? (yacht chef, tea taster, fortune cookie message writer). Chalmers provides essential information for getting started and succeeding in your chosen culinary role including job descriptions, candid musings on what the job really entails and who it's really for, and testimonials from the best in the field (Bobby Flay, Todd English, Gordon Hamersly, Francois Payard, Danny Meyer, Anthony Bourdain and more). The book also presents an array of resources on where to find more information to put you ahead of the competition. Bursting with real-life wisdom from those who've been there, Food Jobs will expose you to the myriad of different food jobs available and guide you to the one that's right for you.
Publication Date: 2008-09-01
Welcome to Culinary School by Daniel TrasterWelcome to Culinary School: A Culinary Student Survival Guide is a must-read for every student in a professional culinary school or college-level culinary program. Welcome to Culinary School: A Culinary Student Survival Guide, 2/e 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 and all new interviews help readers relate to the material and get the most up-to-date industry insight. Enhanced Suggested Tasks encourage readers to develop study skills, credentials, and strategies that will yield the ultimate goal-success in the culinary field. New content in the Second Edition includes: culinary environmental stewardship, using the internet for research, self-promotion through social media, portfolio creation and usage, updated culinary certification requirements, the impact of changing technology, and additional career paths. New PowerPoints help instructors lead their classes more easily. A must-read for every student in culinary school or a college-level culinary program, Welcome to Culinary School helps students succeed in and out of the classroom.