Culinary Arts & Cooking Jobs Abroad

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Alliance Abroad Group GUARANTEES a 6-12 month PAID hospitality job BEFORE you land in Australia. How do we do it? We have a great team in Australia and the US that have established excellent relationships with leading Australian hotels and resorts. We also ensure you are taken care of every step of the way. We help with your visa, housing and even organize Meet Ups with other AAG participants i...

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Our Paid Jobs program guarantees a placement in a top restaurant/hotel in Colombia. Accommodation,and pocket money are covered. You will earn enough to cover basic expenses. You will work on average 20 hours per week and will have one day off. The type of position will depend on your level of Spanish, experience in the hospitality management industry and dates. Generally speaking you can w...

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BUNAC's Work Australia program offers you the opportunity for the trip of a lifetime. Choose from 2 support packages based on the level of support in this beautiful country. Work Australia is a program authorized by the Australian Government to allow young Americans (aged 18-30) to work in Australia for up to 12 months. Australia, one of the largest and most beautiful countries in the world,...

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China has captivated the minds of people around the world for thousands of years. In recent decades, China has been widely acknowledged as a global powerhouse, from cultural exports to business prowess, from the fine arts to technology. Chinese organizations have long understood the value of foreign employees for enhancing the effectiveness of their work. With an increasing number of multinatio...

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Smaller Earth provides job opportunities in New Zealand which allows participants to immerse themselves into Kiwi culture while working for up to an entire year in any job. Home to remarkable mountains, dramatic coastlines, and lush rainforests, the country is recognized for being a playground for those who have the thirst for adventure. The participants receive 12-month access to a job board, ...

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Have you asked yourself what you want to achieve during your time abroad? Is it experiencing a new way of living or challenging yourself beyond your usual comfort zone? If this is the case, The Visitoz programme may be just what you are looking for. We provide a short introductory course to Australian farm work and then arrange a suitable job that will match your skills in outback Australia....

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Responsibility for the preparation of high quality food to groups of up to 100 or more children and adults. Supervision of other staff, control of inventory, budgets and hygiene is expected. All staff must be a role model to the children who are our guests, act responsibly and in a caring manner at all times and show understanding of and appreciation for diverse cultural backgrounds.

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USEH International offers paid culinary internship and traineeship opportunities in the United States. The program will allow participants to have a rotation within the Culinary Department, where they will be able to see applications in different outlets, including Main Kitchen, Banquet Kitchen, and Inventory. Placements are based on the interns' experience and interest areas, such as hot kitch...

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Our Work & Travel Canada program gives U.S. college students or recent graduates a chance to experience the beauty of our northern neighbor while earning money throughout the year. Start with an arrival orientation in Vancouver or Toronto and continue with job support throughout your program. If you already have a job in mind we can also help you organize your 12-month working holiday visa! ...

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Have you always wanted to live abroad but never knew where to start? The Language House helps you turn dreams into reality by guiding you from a rough idea thru to a solid action plan to actually carrying out that plan. Why continue to put off having the life you really want? Don't postpone joy, come and join us. The Job Abroad Coaching Package is designed for those who want to live and work ab...

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Looking to intern and advance your career in the United States? You are in the right place. Cultural Vistas provides thousands of international students and professionals every year with the necessary visa sponsorship and support to enhance their skills and gain exposure to American business practices and culture through internship and training programs with U.S. organizations. In additio...

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The Working Holiday in Canada program offers you the chance to experience beautiful, natural Canada including ski hills, modern cities, vibrant multiculturalism, wilderness and the highest quality of living in the world. Whether you start in Toronto, Calgary, Montreal or Vancouver you will always discover something new and exciting like the Olympic ski runs, Niagara falls or the Calgary Stamped...

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An iconic Parisian brew pub needs staff and managers for its pubs and restaurants across France. FrogPubs needs staff to help it make and serve the best craft beers and genuinely good burgers at its nine pubs or restaurants in Paris and three in different parts of France. Apart from being legally allowed to work in France, applicants must possess a strong level of spoken French, generosity, pas...

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Embrace a paid work experience in the tourism sector in Italy. Work in Italian hotels, restaurants and improve your language skills greatly. Work and travel from 2 to 6 months in Italy. How would you like to travel to a gorgeous southern European country like Italy and participate in a paid internship in the hospitality sector? By undertaking a hospitality work placement in Italy while al...

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Culinary Jobs Abroad

Every country and culture has a unique approach to culinary arts and cooking. By starting a cooking job abroad, you can master the skill set required to cook up any kind of dish in the world, while gaining impressive work experience to add to your CV too. So, where in the world will your taste buds take you?

Why Work Abroad in Culinary Arts

Working abroad is something that every chef should try at some point in their career. It’s not just the excitement of learning all about the culture and cuisine of another country which makes the prospect so enticing; with a huge amount of seasonal cooking jobs abroad, and positions available all over the world, it’s most definitely a professional opportunity as well. Finding a international cooking job is easy for trained chefs, and the work itself will prove to be an immensely rewarding challenge for any newbie in the field.

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Asking which country is the best place cooking jobs abroad would lead to a never ending debate among professionals in the field. Every nation across the world takes pride in the quality and type of cuisine they serve up, and the answer will almost certainly differ from one chef to the next. Really it comes down to your own personal culinary aspirations, particularly what type of cookery you strive to improve in or explore and learn about.

Some countries are particularly infamous for the greatness of their cuisine, and thus are the first choice for many chefs looking for cooking jobs abroad. Italy, France, Greece, and Spain are typically thought of as the most prestigious countries in Europe where you can gain experience as a chef. The cuisine of China, Thailand, Japan, and India come with equally high regard in Asia. Elsewhere in the world, in countries ranging from Mexico to South Africa to the United States, you can find more great cooking job opportunities that will allow you to master a unique style of cooking.

These are just a few of the most popular countries for international cooking jobs, but there are culinary jobs abroad almost everywhere in the world. Some regions will certainly present a more challenging linguistic and cultural adaptation than others, so remember that there are many additional factors beyond culinary considerations that you should take into account when deciding where to work abroad.

Cooking Jobs Abroad

Many international cooking jobs are seasonal, which can be beneficial for many reasons. Since available positions tend to be open for only a few months at a time, you will be able to avoid the tangle of visa considerations. You will also be able move around frequently, gaining experience cooking in a variety of different cuisines and formats. Most seasonal cooking jobs abroad are in the tourism and hospitality industries. Manning the kitchens of hotels, resorts, and cruise ships are all examples of the type of culinary jobs you might find abroad. Working for private catering services, language schools, or camps are also promising places to look for culinary jobs abroad.

Competition is typically more stiff for permanent cooking jobs abroad at restaurants, and you will also have to jump through the hoops of organizing a work permit and residential visa with your employer. However, if you have the proper culinary training and prior experience as a chef, there is no reason why you shouldn’t be considered for permanent international cooking jobs. When you begin working abroad you may have to take an entry level position below your qualification, but with hard work and patience you could end up working alongside some of the top chefs in the world.

Salary & Affordability

Seasonal cooking jobs abroad will typically pay chefs fairly well, and also typically offer lodging as part of compensation packages. This can be a huge bonus; for example if you work at a resort in the Alps or on a cruise ship, you will likely have access to many additional luxuries and amenities while working abroad.

Relative pay rates for more long-term culinary jobs remain fairly constant around the world, but will fluctuate according to the economic level of the country you are in. You can expect to make considerably more money working as a chef in France, for example, than in India. However, the low costs of living in developing countries, such as India, will allow you to save up a considerable amount of money working abroad, so there is certainly a tradeoff.

Benefits

Master a New Art. By working abroad as a chef, you can bring yourself closer to the origins of whatever country’s cuisine you seek to master. Working alongside chefs who have grown up cooking their native dishes will undoubtedly give you new insight into the culinary tradition.

Be Mobile. Since many culinary jobs abroad are seasonal, you will have the freedom to move around and work in different places all over the world. Not every profession allows you to have so much freedom to venture around the globe!

Make Yourself Stand Out. If you ever decide to settle down into a permanent cooking job abroad, or even want to open your own restaurant someday, working internationally will make you a more enticing candidate for the people with the power to make it happen. You will stand out as a very well-rounded chef, and have the experience to back it up.

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