Resource Center

Feb 28, 2021, 14:45

Resource Center

In this section you will find information about online and other useful resources for professionals in the field. Please use the links below or the right side navigation menu to access them. If you would like to submit a useful Web site, blog or other resource, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Certifications for Foodservice Educators and Industry Professionals

American Culinary Federation

  • Certified Master Chef (CMC)
  • Certified Master Pastry Chef (CMPC)
  • Certified Executive Chef (CEC)
  • Certified Executive Pastry Chef (CEPC)
  • Certified Culinary Educator (CCE)
  • Certified Chef de Cuisine (CCC)
  • Certified Personal Executive Chef (CPEC)
  • Certified Secondary Culinary Educator (CSCE)
  • Certified Working Pastry Chef (CWPC)
  • Certified Sous Chef (CSC)
  • Certified Personal Chef (CPC)
  • Certified Culinarian (CC)
  • Certified Pastry Culinarian (CPC)
  • Certified Culinary Administrator (CCA)

Professional Organizations

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Hospitality Resume Writing Tips

The purpose of one’s resume is not to get a job, but to get the first interview. Interviewing skills are very important, no matter the skill level or career level of the individual.  Communication and chemistry are very rarely overlooked just because a candidate’s skill level is high.  In hospitality we do not work alone.  We work as part of a team, and therefore companies rarely ignore a potentially disastrous culture fit because someone’s skills are superior.

Professional Cover Letters and Thank You Notes

Even though text-messages, email and casual attire sends the message that the world is a totally casual place, many “old school” business communication standards still thrive.  Using these methods effectively will establish you as a proper professional.  Crafting persuasive cover letters and courteous thank you notes will help set you apart as the right candidate for the job.

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