Hankering to Start a Food Career?

If you’ve been laid off–or wishing you had been–author Irena Chalmers has some tips for finding your bliss in the food biz.  Here are the details:

What:

Irena Chalmers
Author of
Food Jobs: 150 Great Jobs for Culinary Students, Career Changers and Food Lovers

When:

Wednesday, April 22, 2009
12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.
Book signing will follow reading and discussion

Where:

The James Beard House
167 West 12th Street, NYC
(between Sixth and Seventh Avenues)

About Food Jobs: 150 Great Jobs for Culinary Students, Career Changers and Food Lovers:
Brimming with tips and insight, Food Jobs: 150 Great Jobs for Culinary Students, Career Changers and Food
Lovers discusses scores of culinary careers and how to snag them.  Irena Chalmers touches on every food industry job imaginable and gives her two cents on the best profession and personality matches. The book’s many career profiles also include contributions from notable foodies like Alice Waters, Danny Meyer, and Anthony Bourdain.

Sponsored by Beard on Books, an ongoing monthly literary series featuring readings and discussions with some of the
food world’s most celebrated authors.  It’s  free to students with a suggested donation of $20 for nonstudents.

Food is Served:

Acqua Panna and S.Pellegrino waters, illy caffè, Mighty Leaf Tea, and Green & Black’s® Organic Chocolate
will be served. Sweets provided by Three Tarts. Guests are also welcome to bring a brown-bag lunch. Book
signing will follow readings and discussions, and books will be available for purchase from Mobile Libris.
To RSVP, please call James Beard Foundation reservations manager Colleen Vincent at 212.627.2308.

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