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General

Books and CDs

Cool Careers for Girls in Travel and Hospitality, Ceel Pasternak. Manassas Park, VA: Impact Publications, 2003.

Cool Careers without College for Animal Lovers, Chris Hayhurst. New York, NY: Rosen Publishing Company, 2005.

Guide to College Programs in Culinary Arts, Hospitality, and Tourism, 9th ed., CDROM. Richmond, VA: International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education, 2006.

Hospitality Operations: Careers in the World's Greatest Industry, Jack D. Nine-meier and Joe Perdue. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 2004.

Hospitality 2010: The Future of Hospitality and Travel, Marvin J. Cetron, Fredrick J. DeMicco, and Owen Davies. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 2005.

Introduction to the Hospitality Industry, 6th ed., Tom Powers and Clayton W. Barrows. New York, NY: John Wiley and Sons, 2005.

National Parks Index, Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 2006.

Opportunities in Hotel and Motel Management Careers, Shepard Henkin. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2001.

Survival Guide for Culinary Professionals, Alan Gelb and Karen Levine. Florence, KY: Delmar Thomson Learning, 2005.

Viewpoint: An Introduction to Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality, 4th ed., Nona S. Starr. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 2003.

Internet Sites

Bakery-Net
http://www.bakery-net.com/

Casino Careers Online
http://www.casinocareers.com/

Cool Works: Jobs in Great Places
http://www.coolworks.com/

Escoffier Online (food professionals)
http://www.escoffier.com/

Executive Placement Service (retail, hospitality, and gaming)
http://www.execplacement.com/

Food and Drink Jobs
http://www.foodanddrinkjobs.com/

Hospitality Net Virtual Job Exchange
http://www.hospitalitynet.org/

JobsInSports.com
http://www.jobsinsports.com/

Meeting Jobs
http://www.meetingjobs.com/

Online Sports Career Center
http://www.onlinesports.com/pages/CareerCenter.html

The Travel Institute
http://www.thetravelinstitute.com/

Women Sports Jobs
http://www.womensportsjobs.com/default.htm

Food Services

Books

Career Opportunities in the Food and Beverage Industry, 2nd ed., Barbara Sims-Bell. New York, NY: Facts on File, 2001.

Catering Like a Pro: From Planning to Profit, rev. ed., Francine Halvorsen. New York, NY: John Wiley and Sons, 2004.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting a Restaurant, 2nd ed., Howard Cannon. New York, NY: Alpha Books, 2005.

Essentials of Professional Cooking, Wayne Gisslen. New York, NY: John Wiley and Sons, 2003.

Off-Premise Catering Management, 2nd ed., Bill Hansen and Chris Thomas. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons, 2005.

Opportunities in Culinary Careers, rev. ed., Mary D. Donovan. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2003.

Opportunities in Food Service Careers, rev. ed., Carol Chemelynski. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2006.

Opportunities in Restaurant Careers, Carol Chemelynski. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2004.

The Professional Chef, 7th ed., The Culinary Institute of America. New York, NY: John Wiley and Sons, 2001.

The Restaurant Start-Up Guide, 2nd ed., Peter Rainsford and David H. Bangs. Chicago, IL: Dearborn Trade, 2000.

Running a Restaurant for Dummies, Michael Garvey. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Publishing, 2004.

Start Your Restaurant Career, Heather Heath Dinsmore. New York, NY: Entrepreneur Press, 2006.

The Waiter and Waitress and Wait Staff Training Handbook: A Complete Guide to the Proper Steps in Service for Food and Beverage Employees, Lora Arduser and Douglas R. Brown. Ocala, FL: Atlantic Publishing Group, 2005.

Hotels and Resorts

Books

Career Opportunities in Casinos and Casino Hotels: A Comprehensive Guide to Exciting Careers in Casinos and the Gaming Industry, Shelly Field. New York, NY: Facts on File, 2000.

Check In, Check Out: Managing Hotel Operations, 7th ed., Gary K. Vallen and Jerome J. Vallen. New York, NY: Prentice-Hall, 2004.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Running a Bed and Breakfast, Park Davis and Susannah Craig. Indianapolis, IN: Alpha Books, 2001.

Hotel Front Office Operations, James A. Bardi. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons, 2003.

Hotel Operations Management, David K. Hayes. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 2003.

Hotel/Restaurant Management Career Starter, Lauren B. Starkey. New York, NY: Learning Express, 2002.

How to Open and Operate a Bed and Breakfast, 7th ed., Jan Stankus. Old Saybrook, CT: Globe Pequot Press, 2003.

Remarkable Service: A Guide to Winning and Keeping Customers for Servers, Managers and Restaurant Owners, Ezra Eichelberger and others. Hyde Park, NY: Culinary Institute of America, 2001.

Sports and Recreation

Books

An Athlete's Guide to Agents, 4th ed., Robert H. Ruxin. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2003.

The Business of Sports, Scott Rosner and Kenneth L. Shropshire. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2004.

The Business of Sports Agents, Kenneth L. Shropshire and Timothy Davis. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003.

The Business of Sports: Executives from Big League Sports (Football, Basketball, Baseball, Hockey) on How the Team Operates behind the Scenes, Brian Cashman and others. Boston, MA: Aspatore Books, 2004.

Careers in Entertainment and Sports, 2005 Edition: WetFeet Insider Guide, San Francisco, CA: Wet Feet Press, 2005.

Careers for Nature Lovers and Other Outdoor Types, Louise Miller. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2001.

Careers for Sports Nuts and Other Athletic Types, 2nd ed., William Ray Heitzmann. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2004.

Careers for Women Who Love Sports (Get in the Game!), Robin Roberts. Minneapolis, MN: Millbrook Press, 2000.

Cool Careers in Parks and Recreation, Sandra Clark. Bothell, WA: Hara Publishing Group, 2003.

License to Deal: A Season on the Run with a Maverick Baseball Agent, Jerry Crasnick. Emmaus, PA: Rodale, 2005.

Officiating Baseball, American Sport Education Program. Champagne, IL: Human Kinetics, 2005.

Principles and Practice of Sports Management, 2nd ed., Lisa Pike Masteralexis, Carol A. Barr, and Mary A. Hums, eds. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishing, 2005.

Sports Business in the Global Marketplace, Hans Westerbeek and Aaron Smith. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.

Sports, Inc.: 100 Years of Sports Business, Phil Schaaf. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2004.

Travel

Books

Careers for Travel Buffs and Other Restless Types, 2nd ed., Paul Plawin. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2003.

Career Opportunities in the Travel Industry, Judy Colbert. New York, NY: Facts on File, 2004.

Conducting Tours: A Practical Guide, 3rd ed., Marc Mancini. Florence, KY: Delmar Thomson Learning, 2000.

The Global Citizen: A Guide to Creating an International Life and Career, Elizabeth Kruempelmann. Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press, 2002.

How to Start a Home Based Travel Agency, Tom Ogg and Joanie Ogg. Valley Center, CA: Tom Ogg and Associates, 2001.

Inside Secrets to Finding a Career in Travel, Karen Rubin. Indianapolis, IN: Jist Publishing, 2001.

Opportunities in Travel Careers, Robert S. Milne and Marguerite Backhausen. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2003.

Start Your Own Specialty Travel and Tour Business (Entrepreneur Magazine's Start Up). Irvine, CA: Entrepreneur Press, 2003.

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