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Occupational Outlook Handbook
Creating Your Culinary Career by
Call Number: TX652.4 .H39 2014
Publication Date: 2014
Aspiring culinary professionals face so many choices as theylaunch themselves into a career that it can be overwhelming. Fromtraditional restaurants, banquet facilities, and contractfoodservice operations to bakeshop establishments, research anddevelopment, and food communications, this book provides practicaladvice on how to achieve success in any culinary field. Chapters ofthe book include A Culinary Career; Goal-Setting for Your CulinaryCareer; Résumés, Cover Letters, and Job Applications;Landing a Job: Interviewing and Negotiating; and The NoviceCulinarian: Education and Experience; The Journeyman; and TheMaster Culinarian. This book offers advice to culinarians at allstages, including those in the middle of their careers, andexperienced professionals with advice on how to network and how tomentor.
These freely available websites provide information about salaries for many hospitality-related jobs.
Salary.com is one of many examples of free (and partially free) web-based salary survey services. Provides limited salary information based on position (some hospitality positions) and geographic location.
Reports compensation and benefits data for many industries, including the hospitality industry.
PayScale reports median salaries by years experience, employer type, by Job, by Yearly Sales, gender, location. Also reports median hourly rates, vacation time, commissions, bonuses, commute time and more for various hotel positions.
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