Are you a cooking or baking enthusiast? Do you have a head for business? Would you be able to work well under pressure and time restraints? Is your favorite television channel The Food Network? If this sounds like you then perhaps you should consider becoming a culinary arts professional.
A few of the advantages of pursuing a career in culinary arts are:
- Experienced chefs/bakers are always in high demand.
- This profession offers job seekers a variety of career opportunities to choose from.
- Culinary arts is a gender neutral field that offers job opportunities for both men and women.
- Experienced chefs currently make a median pay of $45,950.
- Industry standards indicate that between 2016-2026 there will be a 10% increase in jobavailability in this field.
What Are the Job Duties?
The following are a few examples of the primary duties an executive chef might perform:
- Develop recipes
- Delegate authority
- Plan and prepare meals
- Supervise co-workers
- Coordinate efforts with other staff members
- Order food and supplies
- Oversee sanitation procedures
- Inspect kitchen equipment
- Supervise all aspects of food preparation
- Manage guest relations
- Cultivate relationships with customers
Where Can I Get a Degree in Culinary Arts?
Hocking College in Nelsonville, Ohio has a program that offers students the chance to obtain an Associate of Applied Business in Culinary Arts in only 2 years.
To find out more about how Hocking College’s Culinary Arts program can change your life visit the website or contact Culinary Arts Program Manager, Susanna Krutsch, directly at email@example.com.