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Culinary art

Chefs training in Paris, France in 2005.

Culinary art, where "culinary" means "related to cooking", is the art of the preparation, cooking and presentation of food, usually in the form of meals. People working in this field – especially in establishments such as restaurants – are commonly called "chefs" or "cooks", although, at its most general, the terms "culinary artist" and "culinarian" are also used. Table manners ("the table arts") are sometimes referred to as a culinary art.

Culinarians are required to have knowledge of food science, nutrition and diet and are responsible for preparing meals that are as pleasing to the eye as well as to the palate. After restaurants, their primary places of work include delicatessens and relatively large institutions such as hotels and hospitals.

Careers in culinary arts

Related careers

Below is a list of the wide variety of culinary arts occupations.

Notable culinary colleges around the world

Cooking utilizes many foods.

Africa

Asia

Europe

America

Latin America and Caribbean

North America

Oceania

  • AUT University (Auckland University of Technology)
  • MIT (Manukau Institute of Technology)
  • Wintec, Waikato Institute of Technology

Other

See also

Notes

References

  • "Cooking Schools 101." Cooking Schools. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Sept. 2013.
  • "History." Of Culinary Archives & Museum. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Sept. 2013.
  • "History of Culinary." Culinary Arts information RSS. N.p.,nd. web.17 Sept.2013
  • "History of Culinary Arts." Culinary Arts Information RSS. N.p,. web. 17 Sept.2013
  • "The Culinary Timeline." The Culinary Timeline. N.p,.web. 17 Sept. 2013
  • The Food Timeline

Further reading

  • Beal, Eileen. Choosing a career in the restaurant industry. New York: Rosen Pub. Group, 1997.
  • Institute for Research. Careers and jobs in the restaurant business: jobs, management, ownership. Chicago: The Institute, 1977.

External links

  • U.S. Department of Labor – Food Service Manager Information.
  • - The Culinary Institute of Bologna – Chefs, Head Cooks, and Food Preparation Chef Training Classes Information.]
  • U.S Department of Labor – Chefs, Head Cooks, and Food Preparation and Serving Supervisors Information.
  • Culinary Documentaries
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