Current Career Opportunities for Chefs in the United States Research Paper by Nicky

Current Career Opportunities for Chefs in the United States
The paper examines career opportunities for chefs in the United States and reviews and presents a review of factors and related research relevant to this profession.
# 145137 | 2,700 words | 7 sources | APA | 2010 | US
Published on Oct 26, 2010 in Business (Industries) , Business (Human Resources)


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Description:

Today, interest in becoming a chef has never been greater and there are a wide range of career opportunities available for those who enjoy food service and management. However there are some important considerations that should be followed before entering this career field that should be taken into account. The paper provides an overview of current career opportunities for chefs in the United States, including relevant educational and special skills requirements, employment prospects and advancement opportunities. An analysis of current and future trends is followed by a review of the salary ranges that chefs can expect to encounter in this career field, as well as gender considerations that may affect an individual's career path within this field. Finally, a summary of the research and salient findings are presented in the paper's conclusion. The paper includes a number of tables, charts and photographs.

Table of Contents:
Introduction
Review and Discussion
Educational Requirements
Special Skills Requirements
Employment Prospects and Advance Opportunities
Trends
Salary Ranges
Specific Duties/Responsibilities
Gender Considerations
Conclusion

From the Paper:

"One of the more interesting - but demanding - career fields available to aspiring food service professionals today is that of professional chef. Indeed, there is an enormous amount of interest in this career field at present as the result of more American consumers eating their meals outside the home as well as a growing number of highly popular television series that feature charismatic and talented young chefs as their stars."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Chefs, cooks, and food preparation workers jobs and job outlook. (2008). Career Planner. [Online]. Available: http://www.careerplanner.com/Job-Outlook/Chefs-Cooks-and- Food-Preparation-Workers.cfm.
  • Chef salary. (2007). Job Employment Guide. [Online]. Available: http://www.job-employment- guide.com/chef-salary.html.
  • Food processing occupations jobs and job outlook. (2008). Career Planner. [Online]. Available: http://www.careerplanner.com/Job-Outlook/Food-Processing-Occupations.cfm.
  • Job description for chefs and head cooks. (2008). Career Planner. [Online]. Available: http:// www.careerplanner.com/Job-Descriptions/Chefs-and-Head-Cooks.cfm.
  • Skidelsky, W. (2005, October 24). Food: Why is it that most of the devoted amateur chefs I know are men? New Statesman, 134(4763), 56.

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APA Format

Current Career Opportunities for Chefs in the United States (2010, October 26) Retrieved August 08, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/research-paper/current-career-opportunities-for-chefs-in-the-united-states-145137/

MLA Format

"Current Career Opportunities for Chefs in the United States" 26 October 2010. Web. 08 August. 2022. <https://www.academon.com/research-paper/current-career-opportunities-for-chefs-in-the-united-states-145137/>

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