The culinary industry is not exactly the highest paying field to get into. It’s not the easiest either. Being a chef is challenging, but becoming a chef is even more challenging. There’s no easy route to the top in the culinary industry. Respect must be earned and many obstacles must be overcome before you can reach head chef.
If you are determined and have an iron will, you could eventually be a candidate for head chef. It’s important to manage your expectations though. There’s a lot of competition out there. Head chef is a highly sought after title, and you’ll be vying for position along with plenty of other hopefuls. So be ready to prove yourself in the kitchen a thousand times over.
Below is an infographic with some real world figures and facts about the culinary world. Take them with a grain of salt though. There’s no stopping the best of the best! Are you up to the challenge?
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