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The Ultimate Foodie Careers Quiz
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Foodie jobs are as diverse as food lovers are. How much do you really know about culinary careers?

Which of the following is the correct title for a wine expert?

  • Oenophile
  • Sommelier
  • Connoisseur

Which of the following chefs are typically the second in command of a kitchen?

  • Chef de cuisine
  • Gard manger
  • Sous chef

What is the kitchen on a ship called?

  • Galley
  • Eatery
  • Chowder

What is the person in charge of the appearance of food in a photography shoot called?

  • Food stylist
  • Food groomer
  • Food modeler

What is a mixologist?

  • Someone who creates herb mixtures
  • Someone who develops sauces
  • Bartender

What is the median annual salary of nutritionists?

  • $35,620
  • $45,209
  • $50,590

Which of the following is a chef who cooks exclusively for one household?

  • Personal chef
  • Private chef
  • Chef de l'homme

What's the median annual salary of chefs in the United States?

  • About $25,000
  • About $39,000
  • About $69,000

Ferran Adrià is known as the executive chef of which world famous restaurant?

  • El Bulli
  • The Fat Duck
  • Le Chateaubriand

In the world of food, what does CSA stand for?

  • Consumer selected agriculture
  • Community supported agriculture
  • Culinary science associate

Approximately how many Americans work in the farming industry?

  • 450,000
  • 950,000
  • 1.2 million

Which of the following is NOT a taste commonly recognized by humans?

  • Slimy
  • Umami
  • Salty

Which of the following is not a responsibility of a food stylist?

  • Food shaping
  • Food crisping
  • Food lighting

Which if the following is an actual cheese?

  • Grape gouda
  • Capricorn goat
  • Capricorn cow

Exactly where is Michelle Obama's White House garden?

  • South lawn
  • North lawn
  • East lawn

Who is the host of Top Chef?

  • Paula Dean
  • Nigella Lawson
  • Padma Lakshmi

Which agency oversees food safety in the United States?

  • FDA
  • USDA
  • HHS

Who is the author of the best-selling novel "Eat, Pray, Love"?

  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Toni Gilbert

How many times do the research chefs in American's Test Kitchen test each recipe?

  • 10 to 20
  • 20 to 30
  • 30 to 40

What is the highest ranking a restaurant can receive in the Michelin Guide?

  • 3
  • 4
  • 5