Category: Careers, Jobs, & Internships

Get Hired or Die Baking

by Leigh Shaplen Student Leigh Shaplen shares her path to finding a food career, as well as some handy tips. She is currently residing in California while finishing her MLA in Gastronomy. Ten hours after packing up my life in Boston and moving back home to San Francisco I am in route to Napa for a […]

Career Advice on Food Writing and Culinary Tourism

by Carlos Olaechea There’s no doubt that Gastronomy students have a passion for food, but sometimes it helps to have some professional insight into how we can turn that passion into a career.  With many of our peers taking advantage of Boston Globe dining editor Sheryl Julian’s food writing class, and increased interest in visiting […]

How to Publish Personality: Gastronomy students’ inside look into the publishing industry in Boston’s Harvard Common Press

by Natalie Shmulik There is an unforgettable scene in the film, “Babette’s Feast”: A religiously devout group of townspeople hesitantly gather together for a momentous meal following the loss of their beloved pastor. After dinning on turtle soup, chocolate figs, and copious amounts of wine, the worried and aged faces of the distraught diners begin […]

Alumnus Profile: John Pladocostante

by Emily Contois Family is not only a huge part of Gastronomy alumnus John Pladocostante’s life, but also a focal point of his career in food. Originally from Utica, New York, Pladocostante was first introduced to gastronomy at the elbows of his grandparents. “I grew up living in my grandparents’ apartment building. I learned how […]