By learning the basics of cooking, you'll be better able to approach new techniques and develop your creativity. Staying ahead of trends is important for new and future chefs so that they can stay ahead of their competitors. There are many ways you can achieve this, first by joining organizations where other cooks, restaurant owners and chefs are part of their members. In addition, searching the Internet for the newest “flavors” from different regions of the world.
While many current culinary professionals use the work and teachings of Auguste Escoffier to learn classic French techniques, Escoffier once set culinary trends.