As we now know, going into culinary school is just like going to a regular school. By that, there are also certain areas of study that one must be informed about. These areas of study may be the focus of your curriculum as well as the core or the bulk of your discussions. These areas of study are the ones responsible (if mastered) to make your cooking career soar high and get you a nice stable job as well as allows you to earn big money, and these areas of study are as follows:
- Baking and Pastry Arts
- Culinary Arts
- Culinary Management
- Hospitality Management
- Restaurant Management
These different areas of study are geared towards what your chosen field of study would be. Each differ according to specialty and many other factors. The examples of those areas of study are:
“Baking and Pastry Arts” could be well defined as dreaming of owning your own bakery. The art of baking and pastry techniques are the key elements being focused here. Some other aspects of focus are, nutrition, cafe/restaurant management, mathematics, some foreign languages. Upon completion of your study you are able to apply or rather be a artisan bread baker, a cafe/bakery owner, event planner/ caterer.
“Culinary Arts” by the word itself, “ART”. Only one thing could come to mind and that is “Creativity” yes! You guessed it right! In this area or field of study you would mainly focus on manipulating and combining many different tastes of food. Upon progression of your studies in this area you would then notice that all your lessons would become more and more deeper or rather thorough for that matter. Upon completion in this focused area of study a lot of opportunities in the positions of Chef De Partie Executive Chefs, and a lot more would be open to you.
“Culinary Management”this is an area of study which gives you a lot of input that you could use in any day of the week. Furthermore, completion of this area of study would open the doors for you to work in hotels, restaurants, spas, and even cruise ships itself! “Culinary Management” also allows you to to set your mind to the field of business in relation to hospitality and restaurant industries.
“Hospitality/Restaurant management” completion of this area of study enables you to receive specialized enterprise management degrees. These degrees can be used in your hospitality industry and or your very own restaurant industry. As completion of this specific area of study allows you or rather gives you a certain background on starting your very own hotel or restaurant business. Asides from owning your own restaurant and or hotel, you could apply for a restaurant manager position to which you could expect to earn about $68,000-$154,000 annually.
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