Essay On Chef As A Chef

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A culinary chef has many skills and responsibilities that are not only necessary and useful, but also required to succeed. According to the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Chefs and head cooks oversee the daily food preparation at restaurants and other places where food is served. They direct kitchen staff and handle any food-related concerns.” (“Chefs and Head Cook”) I have three main reasons for choosing the culinary field. The first is I have a lot of experience with and around kitchens and I know I really enjoy the atmosphere of a kitchen. Secondly, I am talented in cooking and I have succeeded in the programs I have already been a part of for culinary. The final reason for choosing Culinary Arts is that I enjoy creating and trying new foods and recipes. That is part of the job when you are a chef. My career goals by going through the path of culinary will be to first work in a restaurant as I go through high school and college learning the management skills of running a restaurant. Then take a gap year between high school and college to save and experiment with my own recipes to hopefully create my own cookbook. Hopefully, to be able to save money all through my work and get enough experience to open my own restaurant and be my own boss. Finally to retire, but still run my restaurant, hiring a management team to run it so I do not have to be there at all times giving me the opportunity to travel. Career-related information In the culinary professions there are a lot of culinary-related information that should be known before continuing or starting a path in culinary. With education, training and experiences according to the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics ch... ... middle of paper ... ...s are beloved in the summertime, but we were not expecting quite the tsunami of opinions on whether a hot dog should be considered a sandwich or not.” (Bellomo, Rheanna O’Neil) As debates are going some might never have an end to them. Conclusion How does this affect me and my future? This affects what I need to learn for me to be successful and it tells me other aspects of my career that I did not know about such as the many debates. It shows me that there are many options and paths I can take to get in and stay in the culinary career. My opinion on my career has not changed because I still love the culinary world, it just gave me new insight into the culinary world. My next steps are to graduate high school, take a gap year to work in the restaurant industry, then go to school for culinary, then to finally use all my work experience to open a restaurant of my own.

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