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The role of the celebrity chef.

Giousmpasoglou, C., Brown, L. and Cooper, J., 2020. The role of the celebrity chef. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 85 (February), 102358.

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DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhm.2019.102358

Abstract

The celebrity chef is a phenomenon of contemporary popular culture that shows no sign of decreasing in interest, as reflected in the boom in TV cookery programmes and a number of bestselling cookery books and chef biographies and autobiographies. This has contributed to the professionalization of the industry and to a growing influence of the celebrity chef on consumer food habits and choices. This article makes an original contribution to the literature on chefs by identifying the various roles played by the celebrity chef: the media performer, the writer, the entrepreneur, the role model, and finally the rebel. Implications for practice are drawn.

Item Type:Article
ISSN:0278-4319
Uncontrolled Keywords:Celebrity chef; Identity; Occupational culture; Occupational roles
Group:Faculty of Management
ID Code:32663
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic
Deposited On:27 Aug 2019 10:01
Last Modified:30 Jun 2020 08:21

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