Best normal college major for aspiring executive chef?

Discussion in 'General Culinary School Discussions' started by lejit, Jan 26, 2011.

  1. lejit

    lejit

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    Alright I really want to be a chef. However, my parents are making me go to college no matter what. That's not a big deal, but I want to make my time in college benefit me in my culinary career as much as possible.

    So what majors should I take? I have heard that finance or business management would be good to take. Any advice
     
  2. petemccracken

    petemccracken

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    A "chef" IS a business manager that clearly understands cooking and food production.

    IMHO, go for business management and work in an independent restaurant while you're at the university/college, preferably one that you think you may want to run someday.

    The culinary training is relatively easy to obtain during or after your college degree.