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Culinary Artist

Career Highlights

  • Express your artistic imagination and passion
  • Sculpt and design food creations
  • Be challenged to create something new every day

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Career Summary

Food is always a big part of any event or Festival experience and people are truly passionate about food. So much so, that food has gone beyond simple consumption to being an art. Enjoying food can be pure bliss. What besides the atmosphere can create this? Sculpting raw products or ingredients into something visually appealing and appetizing is an art.

culinary dishPart of the art in culinary design is menu planning, matching the food to the occasion, structure and general atmosphere, which reflects the chef's artistic imagination and passion. There are a variety of opportunities in the culinary arts. Below is a list of some opportunities available.

  • Food and Beverage Managers
  • Culinary Consultants & Design Specialists
  • Culinary Teachers
  • Food Writers and Food Critics
  • Food Stylists and Photographers
  • Culinary Research and Development
  • Catering Chefs
  • Dietary Culinary Arts

Culinary arts is a perfect career choice for anyone who wants a constantly changing and always challenging career. Every day will present a new challenge and a new chance to express creativity.




Requires a degree in:

  • Culinary Arts

Career Skills

  • Baking & Pastry Preparation
  • Food Preparation & Presentation
  • Food Safety
  • Creative Thinking Skills
  • Decision Making Skills
  • Organizational & Planning Skills
  • Supervision & Management
  • Team Building/Management
  • Time & Priority Management

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