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Restaurant/Food Service/Chef

Restaurant/Food Service/Chef Books

So you want to be a chef?: your guide to culinary careers
by Brefere, Lisa M; Drummond, Karen Eich; Barnes, Brad

9780471646914Lisa M. Brefere; Karen Eich Drummond; Brad BarnesSo You Want to Be a Chef: Your Guide to Culinary CareersSo 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. - Description from Syndetics
Glendale CC Library - CARCOLL - TX652.5 .B715 2006
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Creating your culinary career
by Hayes, Ronald L

9781118116845Culinary Institute of America (CIA) Staff; Ronald HayesCreating Your Culinary CareerA 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. - Description from Syndetics
Glendale CC Library - CARCOLL - TX652.4 .H39 2014
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Career opportunities in the food and beverage industry
by Hill, Kathleen

9780816076123Career Opportunities in the Food and Beverage IndustryThe food service sector offers an exciting array of careers--from cheese maker and vineyard manager to dietician and recipe tester. Intended for anyone interested in beverages, cooking, farming, management, nutrition, sales, or writing, this industry offers a wealth of fun and creative career possibilities. Career Opportunities in the Food and Beverage Industry includes key information on more than 80 jobs in this industry, including position descriptions, salary ranges, employment outlook, tips for entry, and more. Career profiles include: Bakery manager; Beer brewer; Caterer; Cooking school teacher; Food and flavor chemist; Food writer; Hospital clinical dietician; Kitchen designer; Restaurant chef; School garden farmer; Sommelier. Index. Appendixes. Bibliography. - Description from Syndetics
Glendale CC Library - CARCOLL - TX911.3 .V62 H55 2010
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Real-resumes for restaurant, food service & hotel jobs: including real resumes used to change careers and transfer skills to other industries
by McKinney, Anne

9781475093865Anne McKinneyReal-Resumes for Restaurant, Food Service and Hotel JobsIs your goal related to advancing in the restaurant, food service, or hotel field? How do you land a job or advance in the restaurant, food service, and hotel fields? And how do you transition into a new field if you have specialized experience in waitressing and food service? This book can help. This valuable book shows how to communicate skills, experience, and potential by showing real resumes that worked for real people. Nearly every resume is accompanied by a companion cover letter, and the book offers readers advice and insights gained by hundreds of job hunters in actual job campaigns. Experience shown on these resumes include jobs such as Bartender, Waiter, Waitress, Dining Facility Supervisor, Restaurant Manager, Kitchen Manager, Convention Manager, Catering and Banquet Manager, Fast Food Server, Front of the House Manager, and many other jobs. Whether you are seeking work in these areas or attempting to transition restaurant and hotel experience to other industries, this book is essential.A word of advice from Editor Anne McKinney: "If you want to enter the hospitality industry OR if you want to leave that industry and transition into other areas, you don't need just any resume book. You need an industry-specific resume book! You will love this book targeted specifically to the restaurant, food service, and hotel field. Every resume and cover letter we put in a Real-Resumes Series book has been tested and proven in the real job market. Don't play games with your career. Your choice of a resume book is one of the most important career decisions you will ever make."Praise for this book and other books in the Real-Resumes Series:"Distinguished by its highly readable samples." - Library Journal"These excellent new guides don't just provide the usual coverage on how to write a resume. They provide industry-specific examples, industry-specific tips and cautions, and industry-specific strategies based on real-world resumes. Since many technical types aren't writers, this comes as a special gift; select a winning format, plug in your background specs, and away you go. It's that easy--with Real-Resumes in hand."-- The Midwest Book Review"Part of an excellent real-resume series. Impressive, with sophisticated, persuasive, and nuanced guidance." -The Book ReaderTestimonials of people who have successfully used this book:"The resumes and cover letters in the Real-Resumes books are easy to personalize. I created my own door-opening resume using these samples." A. Lincoln"I finally made the transition into the hotel banqueting function, even though I had no industry experience. Real-Resumes showed me how." O. Daughtery"I wondered how to make my experience as a waitress and bartender seem valuable to employers in other industries. Real-Resumes showed me how to get in the door to other fields." A Harkness"I couldn't figure out how to reduce my resume to one page until I saw the great samples in the Real-Resumes book.""A marvelous book! I learned how to take specialized experience and make a career change." M. Koshashura"Doors opened for me when I discovered the Real-Resumes Series. Now I can project my skills and accomplishments with confidence." K. Chin"There is an art to creating cover letters that arouse an employer's interest. I learned how to compose effective cover letters and resumes, thanks to Real-Resumes." J. McTaggart - Description from Syndetics
Glendale CC Library - CARCOLL - HF5383 .R39589 2012
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