Unexpected Opportunities: From Culinary to Corrections

Unexpected Opportunities: From Culinary to Corrections

When Natalie Iden was in culinary school, she never thought her dream job would be in corrections—but it is. And she loves it.

As a culinary school student, Natalie Iden wasn’t sure what her career path might look like. Restaurants didn’t entice her. Ditto for bakeries. But after time spent as a kitchen supervisor in both a summer camp and at a preschool, Iden discovered that the world of foodservice was much bigger and much broader than anyone ever lead her to believe.

Today, Iden is the food service supervisor at the Santa Barbara Sheriff's Office, in California, a title she earned despite some seriou

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