Career Resources

Resume Books

Kennedy, Joyce L. Resumes for dummies. Foster City, CA: IDG Books Worldwide, 1998. Print.

Krannich, Ron. The Blue Collar Resume & Job Hunting Guide. Impact Pubns., 2007. Print.

McKinney, Anne. Real-resumes for restaurant, food service & hotel jobs– : including real resumes used to change careers and transfer skills to other industries. Fayetteville, NC: PREP Pub., 2012. Print.

Parker, Yana. The damn good resume guide : a crash course in resume writing. Berkeley, Calif: Ten Speed Press, 2002. Print.

Culinary Careers 

Boulud, Daniel. Letters to a young chef. New York : Basic Books, 2003. Print.

Brefere, Lisa M. So you want to be a chef? : your guide to culinary careers2nd ed., Rev. and updated [ed.]. Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, 2009. Print.

Chalmers, Irena. Great food jobs 2 : ideas and inspirations for your job hunt. First edition. Print.

Chmelynski, Carol Ann Caprione, 1950-. Opportunities in restaurant careers. Rev. ed. New York : VGM Career Books, 2004. Print.

Hill, Kathleen, 1941-. Career opportunities in the food and beverage industry. New York : Ferguson, 2010. Print.

MacLauchlan, Andrew. The making of a pastry chef : recipes and inspiration from America’s best pastry chefs. New York : J. Wiley, 1999. Print.

Meyer, Danny. Setting the table : the transforming power of hospitality in business. New York : HarperCollins, c2006. Print.

Smilow, Rick. Culinary careers : how to get your dream job in food with advice from top culinary professionals. 1st ed. New York : Clarkson Potter, 2010. Print.

Traster, Daniel J. Welcome to culinary school : a culinary student survival guide. 1st ed. Upper Saddle River, N.J : Pearson Prentice Hall, 2010. Print.

Other Resources 

Membership in the National Restaurant Association (see the library for login information)

Zagat Guides

Michelin Guides