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Career Pathway of a Chef

Travelling around the world and having a career that allows one to experience various cultures and cuisines truly is exciting. There are many career paths that involves travelling where by one of the most prestigious among it all is becoming a chef. Cooking is an art, where in order to be a remarkable chef one will need to have the knowledge and skills to combine flavours to make a delicious meal.

Le Corden Bleu is the most prestigious and largest culinary school in the world. The best education in the hospitality industry that is available. With a great track record, we take pride that majority of our graduates have launched their career in the industry and are fairly successful in achieving their endeavours. What better way to enhance yourself and kickstart your culinary career than with us. 

Be a restaurant & hotel chef

A chef is a trained professional cook who is proficient in all aspects of food preparation. After receiving formal training, they can then work in hotel or restaurants.

Chef for hospitals
A chef who is trained proficient in all aspects of food preparation, and will be able to work with doctor and nutritionist to prepare special diet menu for patients.

Journalist for gourmet food magazines
A trained chef will be able to write/ work as journalist for gourmet food magazines. As a journalist, they can write reviews, food recipes, explain cooking techniques and comments on a dish presentation

Be a Chef Instructor
Chef instructors, also called culinary arts teachers, teach the skills that are necessary to help another person. Chef instructors are commonly in charge of developing, implementing and evaluating culinary arts curriculum to teach students to fullfill the role of a cook for its industry or to be a proprietor in the food business one day .

Write your own book
Chef can also write their own books. It can be in a form of autobiography, travelogue, cooking techniques, etc.

Sales & Customer Service for food and equipment companies
Another career choice is to be a representative/ ambassador for food and equipment companies such as Electrolux, Bosch, etc.

Be a private Chef
A private chef maybe employed by an individual, corporate for full time, embassies, and often lives in, preparing up to three meals per day. Private Chefs may also be self employed to run underground supper clubs or cook in private home kitchens as and when there are request.

Manufacture fresh & package food
A trained chef can also help in creating menu to package fresh food. These foods can then be sold in food gourmet deli and groceries.

Catering Business
Catering is the business of providing food service at a remote site or a site such as a housing areas, event hall, pub, aircraft, park, filming site or studio. Catering can also cover events such as weddings, birthday parties, etc. The chef will have the liberty to create different dishes at their catering parties.

Develop innovative products in test kitchen
Chefs can also help develop and experiment with innovative products in test kitchens. A test kitchen is a kitchen used for the process of developing new kinds of food. They are run by the research and development departments of large companies in the food industry. Other test kitchens are owned by individuals who enjoy the craft of developing new recipes.

Be your own boss
You can always run a restaurant business, cafe or food related companies and be your own boss!

Run dining restaurant on cruise ships
Similar to working in a restaurant or hotel but the key differences is you will be working abroad a cruise. Opportunities to travel and experience different cultures is easily attained while working on a cruise.