Make Your Reservation
So you're thinking of a spot in the food world but don't know where to start? Irena Chalmers's new book, Food Jobs (Beaufort Books, 2008), may help you focus your energy. Chalmers, a culinary businesswoman and author, offers sketches of 150 different food-related jobs, divided among nine categories --everything from busboy to flavor maker to seed scientist to fortune-cookie writer. The book and the website and blog that go with it (foodjobsbook.com) are engaging reads. -- A.R.