Release Date: Aug 16, 2010
Author: LearningExpress LLC Editors
From novices to career changers, BECOMING A CULINARY ARTS PROFESSIONAL paints a comprehensive picture of what readers need to know as they enter and advance in the food service industry. This exciting new title helps readers determine their best way into this highly competitive industry. It also details how to navigate the hundreds of paths to a culinary career available in the United States today. Written by an industry professional, information is provided on the many culinary career options. It also addresses how to develop new skills or refine current skills and how to understand the certification process. All are designed to help candidates ensure success as a culinary professional. Becoming a Culinary Arts Professional offers up-to-the-minute information on: Basic Culinary Concepts and Methods Culinary core competencies Food Safety and Proper Food Handling Principles of plating How to organize a professional kitchen When it comes to helping candidates join the ranks of one of the most desirable and rewarding careers and to advance in the field, Becoming a Culinary Arts Professional offers unique, real-life descriptions of what to expect on the job as well as incisive insights. It also includes an appendix of job resources and an illustration list depicting key culinary concepts like the Food Pyramid and proper cuts of meats.