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Welcome to Culinary School A Culinary Student Survival Guide



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Prentice Hall
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Welcome to Culinary Schooldelivers 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 oners"s credentials, and find a rewarding position within the field. A motivational tone is emphasized throughout and in-text interviews reinforce the bookrs"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. Anyone entering culinary school

Table of Contents

Learning to Succeed in College
Becoming a Chef versus Learning to Cook
The Degree versus the Learning
Getting Straight Arsquo;s: The Skills and Qualities Yoursquo;ll Need to Thrive in School
Studying Techniques
Making Use of Faculty and Asking Questions
Books, Videos, the Library, and the Internet
Ethics and Cheating
Professionalism and Image Making
A Note on Work-Life Balance and Wasted Time
Maximizing your Marketability
The Risks and Benefits of Moving Beyond the School Walls Before Graduation
What the Industry Expects You to Know and to Do
Volunteering at School and in the Community
On the Job Experience: Working While in School and Choosing the Right Job
Behaviors that Promote Health and Education
No One Succeeds Alone: Networking and Professional Associations
Yoursquo;re Graduatingndash;Now What?
Choosing the Right Career Track: Experience versus Money
Making Use of the Support Staff at the School
Resume Writing
Interviewing Skills
The Basic Steps to Getting Promoted
Getting Certified
Lifelong Learning: Research, Travel, Stages, and Higher Degrees Conclusionndash;When Do I Reach the Top?
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