From obtaining a business license to becoming an executive chef, this section offers an in-depth look on how to advance in the highly competitive restaurant industry. Key topics with direct links to leading resources include: continuing education provided through professional organizations; certification through the American Culinary Federation; culinary specialty certifications; and ServSAFE and ManageFirst certifications.
- General Business License
A business license allows prospective restaurateurs to conduct business within a particular location. Without one, the local government can fine or even close the operation.
- Restaurant Industry: Training and
For anyone trying to excel in the restaurant field, the proverbial "utensils in the kitchen drawer" come in the form of on-going training and continued culinary classes. When a food professional pursues the many available industry resources, he or she moves closer to taking their career from simmer to boil.