Career Advice

Ask an Expert: How to Motivate Your BOH Team

A strong team is crucial to creating a firm foundation for a successful restaurant and hiring the best is only the first step to building...

Lessons Learned: Pastry Chefs Before They Were Mentors

People - those who you work with and for - are the not-so secret ingredient to finding success in Pastry. Beyond determining what you...

Ask an Expert: The Value of Internships & Externships

To get hired, you need experience and to get experience you need to get hired, which is quite the conundrum when pursuing a new...

Ask an Expert: How to Prepare for a Stage

90% of a stage is showing up on time and prepared. Some chefs argue that...
May 16, 2017

How-to: Find Jobs at Award-Winning Restaurants

Even industry icons had their start somewhere. Now the Culinary Agents Job Search Filter can...
May 1, 2017

Career Advice from James Beard Foundation Award-Winning Chefs

James Beard Award Winning Chefs know a thing or two about succeeding in the industry....
Apr 25, 2017

Ask an Expert: Want to Open Your Own Restaurant? Kevin Boehm Offers Advice

Alice Cheng, our Founder and CEO, sat down with Kevin Boehm, Co-Founder of Boka Restaurant...
Apr 18, 2017

7 Chefs Dish Their Keys To Success

Starting out in a kitchen can be tough, but luckily we have advice from several...
Apr 11, 2017

Lessons Learned: 7 Industry Leaders Share Their First Job Experiences

Expect your first job to be one of your most memorable experiences including all of...
Mar 13, 2017

7 Questions for Management Candidates to Ask Interviewers

When interviewing for a position, you should remember that you’re also looking for the...
Feb 5, 2017

7 Industry Leaders Share the Importance of Guest Relations

What your guest takes away from their dining experience is important. In many ways, it’s...
Jan 24, 2017

Longevity in the Industry Starts with Your Health

A career in the hospitality industry is exciting and rewarding, but can also be extremely...
Jan 16, 2017

5 Ways to Beat the Seasonal Staffing Crunch

While the holidays are certainly one of the busiest times for our industry, many managers...
Dec 6, 2016

7 General Interview Questions to be Prepared For

Wish you knew all the questions you would be asked in advance of your interview?...
Nov 16, 2016

From Mentee to Mentor: 7 Industry Leaders Share Their Own Mentor's Advice

The best mentors have had influential and seasoned mentors of their own who influenced their...
Nov 9, 2016