Helpful Resources for Culinary Careers

There are many resources for culinary careers. Here are a few to get you started.

Associations and Organizations

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Looking for professional advice for culinary careers, information from industry experts, or just a forum for talking with other culinary enthusiasts? The following sites may help. You may also want to contact culinary arts schools for information about culinary education or specific programs.

American Culinary Federation

Committed to helping North American chefs further their culinary careers, the American Culinary Federation is a professional organization with over 230 chapters nationwide.

Foodservice.com

Whether you're looking for industry news, employment opportunities, discussion forums or kitchen equipment, Foodservice.com can connect you with the culinary community and help you find what you need.

Kiplog’s FoodBlog – Links

Kiplog.com has compiled an impressive list of food blogs, so there’s sure to be something for everybody.

National Restaurant Association

The National Restaurant Association is a business association that aims to represent, educate and promote the restaurant and food service industry.

Retail Bakers of America

Retail Bakers of America aims to strengthen the community of retail bakeries by fostering industry communication, networking and training.

Get Training for Culinary Careers

If you're ready to find a school that will meet your needs and culinary career goals, visit our directory pages to find culinary arts schools in your area.