Bureau of Labor Stats projects that jobs for chefs and head cooks will increase 16.7% by 2014
Growth of Culinary Arts Industry is connected to the growth of travel and tourism
In 2004, Chefs were making $14.75 an hour (average), the highest wage was $26.75(executive chefs) and the lowest was $9.39(restaurant cooks)
Possible School Choices Education
The Culinary School of Canada-Charlettown
Northern Lights College-Dawson Creek
Liaison College- Hamilton
George Brown College- Toronto
Northwest Culinary Academy of Vancouver-Vancouver
Programs Offered Education
Culinary Skills Chef Training
Baking and Pastry Arts Management
Post Graduate-Culinary Arts Italian and French
Walking through the ranks Experience
Just like any other profession, jobs in the kitchen are ranked accordingly.
A Chefs Responsibilities .
Must have a solid foundation in cooking.
Use their excellent culinary skills, and experience to put together unique menus and meal plans.
Attend courses to further themselves in the art.
Ordering the food that will be needed for the menus.
With Famous Chefs like Rachael Ray, Gordon Ramsey, Emeril, Mario Batali, Jamie Oliver, and Chefs from Iron Chef and Iron Chef America the amount of students going into becoming a chef has been on the rise
Even though not all chefs become famous, the demand for chefs and cooks is still on the rise