Former IBM Exec Creates a New Way for Chefs to Network

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For celebrity chefs, finding new job opportunities or projects is far from difficult. But what about those that fall in the rung just below the well-known chefs on the culinary ladder? Usually word-of-mouth helps, but for those emerging chefs proactively searching, Craigslist was pretty much the only other option. Until now. Enter Alice Cheng. The former high-level IBM exec has founded Culinary Agents Inc., a source that houses jobs that chefs – whether culinary graduates or those who’ve been in the business for a few years – would love to have. So far, she has gotten funding from a few angel investors, and job postings include rockstar restaurateurs like Union Square Hospitality Group and Thomas Keller Restaurant Group. Read More