Helpful Links - Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts Websites

Adventures in Hospitality Careers features job listings in the hotel, restaurant, club, cruise ship and other industries. 

Chefs' Professional Agency has been placing talented professionals in the hosptiality field for over 20 years.  Assignments range from garde mangers to corporate operations executives.

Culinary Trends Magazine's online site is dedicated to the world of culinary arts.  This site contains helpful industry information as well as links to jobs in the culinary industry.

Food Industry is a career search and recruiting website exclusively dedicated to jobs in the food industry.  Search for jobs in areas such as restaurants, hospitality, chef, distributor/wholesaler, beverage, food broker, tourism, hotel/resort, catering and more. offers restaurant job listings, foodservice news, food market reports and a weekly e-Newsletter.

Hcareers is one of the top restaurant and hospitality job boards and has "the most restaurant and hospitality jobs anywhere." is an internet recruiting service for hospitality professionals.  The site provides employment assistance, career advice and assessment for hospitality professionals.

StarChefs is an award-winning site serving the foodservice industry and food aficionados.  The site is hosted by 100 of the world's top celebrity chefs and boasts a JobFinder, business solutions for hospitality companies, marketing and product sampling. is a prime resource for industry professionals.  This site contains everything from an email network for the nation's restaurant industry to a Help Wanted job list and allows viewers to "visit" restaurants and kitchens around the country.

Culinary Arts Associations & Organizations

The American Culinary Foundation (ACF) is a professional, not-for-profit organization for chefs and cooks.  Its aim is to promote the professional image of American chefs worldwide through education.  It is the largest and most prestigious professional organization of chefs in the United States.

The International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) is a not-for-profit professional association which provides continuing education and development for its members who are associated with the culinary industry. 

The James Beard Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that celebrates the country's culinary artists, provides scholarships and educational opportunities, serves as an industry resource and offers members the opportunity to enjoy the delights of fine dining.

The National Restaurant Association is the leading business association for the restaurant industry. 

Slow Food, a movement that originated in Italy, is now an international movement with over 60,000 members.  It is committed to supporting and promoting the world's quality food and beverage patrimony.

Women Chefs & Restaurateurs was formed in 1993 by eight of the nation's top women chefs and restaurateurs.  This association of over 2,000 members offers a variety of networking, professional and support services.

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