There are lots of different types of culinary education on offer around the world, from the classic institutions to more modern facing establishments, there’s a wide range of different options for those wanting to educate themselves for a culinary career.
Gaining an education in any field is invaluable experience and the same applies to the kitchen, however, you should never forget that the kitchen is a hierarchal place and even those with a culinary education under their belt are expected to earn their place and position in the kitchen chain.
For those wanting a look at what to expect from a culinary education, Culinary Career have produced an infographic that looks at some of the labour statistics linked to being a chef.
From how many educational offerings there are to just how much a graduate can expect to make, it’s a snap shot of the industry in numbers and is a good place to look if you’re interesting in making the step into culinary education.
Staff shortages are hitting the hospitality sector hard, prompting some restaurants to look outside the industry to train those without restaurant experience for life in the kitchen. Andrew Friedman finds out more.