How do you pursue a Career in Culinary Arts?

I find a Career in Culinary Arts very interesting. For me understanding Why I want to choose a Career in Culinary Arts is phenomenally more important than figuring out How to get into Culinary Arts. My research about a Career in Culinary Arts became a lot more meaningful when I found:

Arjit Singha's outlook!

Arjit Singha is an experienced professional with 11 years in Culinary Arts. Arjit Singha has worked in Culinary Arts as Chef in The Good Times Company. In Arjit Singha's own words, this is how Arjit Singha got into Culinary Arts: "After completing my education in food technology and culinary art, I started working for various hotels and organizations. Currently, I am the Chef Entrepreneur at The Good Times Company(food business, catering & events consultancy), Dehradun. I have been working since 2006."

Career Video on Culinary Arts

In a video, Arjit Singha has talked about various aspects of a Career in Culinary Arts. Arjit Singha started by explaining Culinary Arts as: "Culinary arts, in which 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. 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." I watched the full video and I absolutely loved it.

We all know that only 10% of what is taught in Culinary Arts is actually used in real life. The education section of the video clearly explained what is the 10% needed in Culinary Arts. Arjit Singha touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Basic Culinary Knowledge
  • Nutrition & Ingredients
  • Contemporary Awareness
  • Ignites Imagination
Anyone aspiring for this Career needs to understand that Skill development is crucial for success.
Arjit Singha then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Culinary Arts:
  • Right Attitude
  • Planning & Time Management
  • Practice
  • Personal Hygiene
Positives of this Career are quite interesting.
Arjit Singha believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Culinary Arts:
  • Immense Satisfaction
  • Socio-Economic Impact
  • Respect & Recognition
  • No Work From Home
  • Challenging & Adventurous
  • Immense Opportunities
After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of a Career.
And, Arjit Singha believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Culinary Arts:
  • Work Life Balance
  • Time Management
  • Health

In the final section of the video Arjit Singha talks about How a day goes in a Career in Culinary Arts. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Culinary Arts, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

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