Turn up the heat with a culinary arts degree. A Nashville chef/instructor tells all.

Imagine yourself standing next to Susie Fogelson, senior vice president of marketing and brand strategy for Food Network as you’ve just been introduced as the next Food Network Star.  You’re on your way to the big time.

This week’s guest, Dr. Paul Brennen, runs the Culinary department at Nashville State Community College which is where many of the city’s food service workers begin their careers talks about what it takes to succeed in kitchens, the best path to success and how much money you might hope to make. Dr. Brennen has seen it all from his experience in the industry, including the highly-respected title of WCMC Master Chef.

If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to work on a line, you’ll learn all about it here.

Nashville State Community College Culinary Department