COTHM arranged a webcast for its students with Chef Majed Al Sabagh who provided the students with insights regarding their career paths.
He shared his own experiences in the market while discussing each of his positions. He talked about his initial struggle in the field and his roles in Syrian Culinary Guild, Saudi Arabian Chefs Table Circle and Emirates. He also inspired the students by talking about his current role as Director at Chef International Hospitality Education and Training Centre, Sharjah.
The students, after having an overview of his professional career, asked him questions that covered a range of topics.
Sabagh’s parting advice for the students included an encouraging reminder to work hard because the demand for hospitality jobs in the market would always exceed the supply.
He further advised the students to be persistent, take on internships whenever possible, and make sure they love whatever they end up doing because passion for the work is critical for success in the industry.
Chef Majed has authored various books on cookery. He also writes blogs on cooking and innovative recipes.