The J-1 Culinary Student may study in the United States for up to 24 months. The J-1 Culinary Trainee may train in the U.S. for up to 18 months, and the J-1 Culinary Specialist has a maximum length of stay of one year to complete the program. You may consider the cultural exchange Q for a chef or some other options but these are not for resident status
You are in need of an immigration attorney not a public forum
NYC EXPERIENCED IMMIGRATION ATTORNEYS www.myattorneyusa.com; email: email@example.com; Phone: (866) 456-8654; Fax: 212-964-0440; Cell: 212-202-0325. The information contained in this answer is provided for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal advice on any subject matter.