Is it hard to become an executive chef right out of Culinary School?
I will be attending the Culinary Institute of America, and I wanted to know how to attain an executive chef position at a major hotel.
Asked By: Sam A - 1/1/2009
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In all reality an employer is pretty desperate if they are hiring you for the executave chef position right out of school... More
Answered By: cowgirl_power82 - 1/1/2009
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Impossible. A lot of employers are very skeptical of CIA graduates. They're going to make you prove yourself just like any other applicant, by starting in the kitchen and working your way up.
Answered By: Angela Q - 1/1/2009
About as hard as getting a CEO job coming right out of business school
Answered By: mark - 1/1/2009
Coming from a former chef myself, I am a former chef from Canada, I worked with alot of CIA grads over the years and your better prepared after the 2-3 year programs of understanding the Executive Chef job, but it is more a job you attain or work up to, win a lottery and open your own place and it is more possible.
Answered By: David H - 1/1/2009
I would suggest you apprentice with one who is already serving in that capacity as you will learn a great deal
Answered By: paradisemtn - 1/1/2009
What an ego! Pay your dues an learn from the bottom. It was good enough for Wolfgang Puck and Charlie Trotter and all good chefs.
Answered By: lolly - 1/1/2009
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