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Smaller Earth

Gain an international experience through this employment opportunity offered by Smaller Earth. Designed to cater to individuals who are keen on traveling Australia while substantially-financing their entire trip, this job post allows them to take part in an intensive farm training where they earn at least $300 USD each week. Furthermore, participants receive one to three job offerings. The ...

Instituto Hemingway

Our Paid Jobs program guarantees a placement in a top restaurant/hotel in Colombia. Accommodation, meals and pocket money are covered. You will earn enough to cover basic expenses. You will work on average 35-40 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 y...

Knowledge Must

China has captivated the minds of people around the world for thousands of years. There has always been a mix of awe and fascination for everything Chinese. 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 organisations have long understood the value of foreign employees for enhanci...

BUNAC

BUNAC's Work Canada program is operated in conjunction with SWAP and allows you to gain the international experience of working abroad without actually having to go overseas. Work Canada is a program authorized by the Canadian Government to allow US college students (aged 18-30) the opportunity to work and travel in Canada for up to 12 months. The program fee is USD 405, plus mandatory travel i...

USEH International Inc.

The program is offered for the fields of Tourism & Hotel Management / Culinary / Office Administration / Finance / HR / Marketing / Sales / IT / Engineering / TV-Media / Art / Sports Management / Journalism / Architecture / Interior Design / Communications / PR / Land Scape Design. The program duration options are 3-6-12 months. However the visa can be extended for additional 6-12 months depend...

Chef at International Ski Camp

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.

Professional Internships in China (PIC) Program

You're unique; your internship should be too. It will be with Top Intern's PIC Program, where you will: 1) Be considered for an internship in some of China's leading companies 2) Intern in a positive and challenging environment that fits your criteria 3) Receive an internship package that is tailored specifically to you 4) Have the assurance that we've got your back from the moment you s...

InterExchange

Seasonal work placements throughout the U.S are available with the J-1 Visa program through the U.S. Department of State. Participants can work for up to 3 months then have the option of a 1 month travel period before returning home. Jobs Include: * Sales Help - Selling and preparing fast food (candy, hot dogs, french fries), using a cash register, helping customers, mopping floors, tak...

Hospitality Work Experience Italy

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...

New Zealand Internships - Quality & Service

Best Service, Best Quality guaranteed! Being the first on the market, we have vast experience in finding qualitative placements and close relationships to businesses in every industry, reaching from agriculture to engineering and marketing to tourism. We are proud to say that we have successfully positioned more than 1,500 students in organizations throughout New Zealand. You think that...

The Language House

Have you always wanted to live abroad but never knew where to start? The Language House helps you turn your 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 wo...

New Zealand Working Holidays

The First Abroad Working Holidays in New Zealand program is the ideal opportuntity for those who want to live work in New Zealand - the adventure capital of the world! If you're aged 18 to 30 you can earn money in New Zealand on a Working Holiday Visa where you can spend up to a year in chilling in Christchurch, or head down for ski and snowboard season to work on the slopes. Our program offer...

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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.

Locations

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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