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Culinary artists, also sometimes known as culinarians, work in a wide variety of environments, all of them focused on the craft of creating beautiful and delicious food. Such professionals include experts like chefs, cooks, restaurant managers, bakers and caterers. Chefs and head cooks are typically charged with the responsibility of making sure that their fellow chefs are cooking quickly and properly, and they lead their culinary environment by their depth of culinary technique, impressive level of creativity, extensive food savvy, and consistent expertise in putting out satisfying and aesthetically pleasing plates.

Traditional kitchens have system of rank imported from the culinary traditions of France. At the top of the heap is the executive chef, or the chef de cuisine; these are the top professionals in the kitchen for whom diners come to the restaurant, and these chefs sometimes even have their own television shows or other celebrity ventures. At the bottom of the ranking are the line cooks and chefs de garde manger, the professionals who actually do the cooking duties. Other positions that center in the culinary world include food writers, food photographers, culinary entrepreneurs, and teachers in the culinary arts.

The educational path for a career in the culinary arts almost always involves culinary school as a training ground in the techniques necessary to get brilliant work done. Food writers, photographers, managers, and entrepreneurs may opt to earn a bachelor's or master's in a relevant field first, and then later proceed to polish their education with courses in culinary school. Yet another pathway into this career field is through experience and learning on the job. This is most effective for those who begin in the culinary field at an early age. The job outlook for careers in the culinary arts naturally varies depending on the particular demands of the position. But chefs and head cooks, to provide an example, will not be experiencing immense growth in terms of the number of available posts in the future.

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Penn Foster Career School Not Provided 46% (145 reviews)
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Campuses: Fairbanks, Nome
$21,216 89% (9 reviews)
Campuses: North Little Rock, Little Rock
$6,900 100% (3 reviews)
Campuses: Blue Ash
$14,808 100% (4 reviews)
Campuses: Kahului
$8,414 100% (2 reviews)
Campuses: New Orleans
$14,720 100% (2 reviews)
Campuses: Missoula
$26,218 92% (13 reviews)
Campuses: Las Vegas
$23,342 84% (43 reviews)
Campuses: Durham
$35,409 88% (24 reviews)
Campuses: Ranchos de Taos
$4,752 Add Review
Campuses: Florence
$20,220 100% (6 reviews)
Campuses: Austin
$38,326 94% (78 reviews)
Campuses: Orem
$16,570 94% (31 reviews)
Campuses: Orlando, Kissimmee, Winter Park
$9,383 60% (10 reviews)
Campuses: Henderson, Louisburg, Creedmoor, Warrenton
$6,556 100% (1 review)
Campuses: Vincennes
$14,364 100% (1 review)
Campuses: Richmond
$22,600 32% (118 reviews)
Campuses: Roanoke
$11,358 0% (1 review)
Campuses: Raleigh, Cary
$8,912 100% (2 reviews)
Campuses: Walla Walla
$6,200 100% (2 reviews)
Campuses: Hanceville
$8,730 100% (1 review)
Campuses: Morristown, Greeneville, Sevierville, Tazewell
$17,198 Add Review
Campuses: Takoma Park
$24,800 100% (3 reviews)
Campuses: Ann Arbor
$5,688 100% (2 reviews)
Campuses: Waco
$5,452 Add Review
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$14,808 Add Review
Campuses: Wheeling
$11,595 Add Review
Campuses: Sioux City
$4,392 Add Review
Campuses: La Crosse, Lacrosse
$6,488 Add Review
Campuses: Youngwood
$13,578 Add Review
Campuses: Winter Garden
$3,422 Add Review

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