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  1. sweetcaroline

    the low down on film set catering

    Thanks boar-d-laze.  I am really glad I found this site.  I'm thinking that cooking is the absolute least part of any studio catering.  I was so excited about the prospect but it sounds kinda like some of the worst parts of all my old jobs rolled into one -hee.  Maybe I should swallow my pride...
  2. sweetcaroline

    Is it worth it?

    Sorry, I referred to techno when it should have been Ken.  Ken, you summarized the industry well.  Attitude is what I look for most when hiring then skills on the job (I also have a catering co.)  Wanting to work, learn and being reliable trumps any kind of schooling in this industry.
  3. sweetcaroline

    Is it worth it?

    Just because you go to culinary school , it does not mean you come out as a Chef.  Culinary school is to learn the professional end of the food service business, technique and science of cooking.  It does not guarantee you are going to be a great cook.  Cooking comes with experience.  Also if...
  4. sweetcaroline

    the low down on film set catering

    I know this thread is old but I've recently been talking to another chef about movie studio catering.  I live in Michigan and it's one of the only growing businesses.  It seems like basic craft services might be a more cost effective way to start - although it sounds like it is minimal cooking...
  5. sweetcaroline

    made the cut, I don't know how I feel about the new job.

    Best of luck but .........don't expect that it won't happen to you too!   Keep your eyes open for  a new gig because you won't even know when it's your turn.  I think we should enjoy our jobs, not just be happy to have one.   Good luck!
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