You want to know everything?
The way I got started was.
I got this book.http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/013...Fencoding=UTF8
But mine was version 2
Read it front to back... And started cooking every day. Got a dish job and worked my way up to leadline.
Then I got this book.http://www.globalgourmet.com/food/sp...sse/index.html
And thought that I was going to die. jk :D
If you can read this.... And I do mean read it. Its more like a dictionary but its what i call a chefs bible.
There's so many skilled people on this board. I'll let them tell you the day to day work. But lets just say if you like food... And have a passion for it.
Then moisturize, rinse and repeat. Your brain and taste buds will enjoy it!