Creating Cuisine: Have You Got What It Takes to Be a Chef?

Creating Cuisine: Have You Got What It Takes to Be a Chef?

by Lisa Thompson

Hardcover(Library Binding)



Go behind the scenes of today’s hottest careers. You’ll discover what it takes to make it and how much fun the work can be! Do you think you’d like to: Prepare elaborate feasts? Become an expert taste tester? Work in a fast-paced kitchen as part of a team of chefs? Create your own original recipes from scratch? Then working as a chef might be the job for you! Read on to discover what skills are needed for the job, what’s in a day’s work, and where cooking can take you. You’ll also learn about famous chefs and dishes, including delicacies from around the world. Whether working in a restaurant, running a catering business, or traveling the globe while cooking on a cruise ship, working as a chef is an exciting career filled with adventure.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756536251
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2008
Series: On the Job Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.31(d)
Lexile: IG930L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Busy times at the Crooked Spoon — My love of cooking — The Crooked Spoon secret dessert — Becoming a chef — Whose who in the kitchen? — Moments in culinary history — Famous chefs — A world of flavors — Chef sense : tongue and nose — To your stations — Carving up the kitchen — Measuring up — Cooking 101 — Works of art — Signature dishes — All in a days work at The Crooked Spoon — Follow these steps to become a chef.

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