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The MAD Feed
MAD is a word taken from the Danish word for “food” and MADFeed.co is not-for-profit website that ‘aims to improve the restaurant trade and serve as a resource on food culture’. MAD hosts events an provides an online community where chefs get together to share knowledge and ideas.

CIA Pro Chef
A comprehensive website from the Culinary Institute of America offering menu ideas as well as e-learning, training and certification programs.

Salaries for Executive Chefs
Provides some estimates of what executive chefs are paid; search by region, by experience and by size of employer.

Chef’s Resources
An online community and informational resource site by and for professional chefs.

Youth Worker Safety in Restaurants
If you hire any teenagers then visit this OSHA site that outlines rules and hazards for teen workers and employers in the restaurant industry.

DOL Career Guide
The Department of Labor publishes this career guide for Chefs and Head Cooks that provides an overview of the industry; they also publish a broader guide titled ‘Food Services and Drinking Places‘.

The Culinary Institute of America
Known as CIA, The Culinary Institute of America is a leading culinary college with campuses in New York, California and Texas.

ProStart/Choose Restaurants
ProStart is the National Restaurant Association’s career program for high school students who are interested in culinary arts and foodservice management.