What is a Career in Culinary Arts?

Published By Team LifePage , 22 Aug 2019




Career in Culinary Arts
I think Culinary Arts is a great Career option. I want to first understand What a Career in Culinary Arts entails before I invest time and effort to figure out How to start a Career in Culinary Arts. I was Googling about a Career in Culinary Arts and was lucky to find: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170329-0001/Arts/Hospitality/Career-in-Culinary-Arts/english

Arjit Singha's outlook!


With 11 years of professional experience, Arjit Singha understands Culinary Arts. Arjit Singha has worked in Culinary Arts as Chef in The Good Times Company. In Arjit Singha's own words, this is how Arjit Singha got into Culinary Arts: "After completing my education in food technology and culinary art, I started working for various hotels and organizations. Currently, I am the Chef Entrepreneur at The Good Times Company(food business, catering & events consultancy), Dehradun. I have been working since 2006."

Career Video on Culinary Arts


In a video, Arjit Singha has talked about various aspects of a Career in Culinary Arts. Arjit Singha started by explaining Culinary Arts as: "Culinary arts, in which culinary means "related to cooking", is the art of the preparation, cooking and presentation of food, usually in the form of meals. People working in this field– especially in establishments such as restaurants– are commonly called "Chefs" or "Cooks", although, at its most general, the terms "Culinary Artist" and "Culinarian" are also used. Culinarians are required to have knowledge of food science, nutrition and diet and are responsible for preparing meals that are as pleasing to the eye as well as to the palate." It was an amazing video with great information.
It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter Culinary Arts, this video went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at Culinary Arts. Arjit Singha touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • Basic Culinary Knowledge

  • Nutrition & Ingredients

  • Contemporary Awareness

  • Ignites Imagination


Skills are the most important factor determining success in a particular Career.
Arjit Singha then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Culinary Arts:

  • Right Attitude

  • Planning & Time Management

  • Practice

  • Personal Hygiene


This Career has an interesting list of Positives.
Arjit Singha believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Culinary Arts:

  • Immense Satisfaction

  • Socio-Economic Impact

  • Respect & Recognition

  • No Work From Home

  • Challenging & Adventurous

  • Immense Opportunities


It is important that one develops a fair understanding of the Challenges of this Career.
And, Arjit Singha believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Culinary Arts:

  • Work Life Balance

  • Time Management

  • Health


In the final section of the video Arjit Singha talks about How a day goes in a Career in Culinary Arts. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Culinary Arts, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20170329-0001

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