Friday Food for Thought#5: Chef Joshua Young and I speak about his latest blog post, 'My Dirty Little Secret'. We talk about the causal hook-up culture in the hospitality industry, how and why we willingly participated in it, and acknowledge those partners who saw something in us worthy of their af…
Chef Jensen Cummings of the "Best Served " Podcast joins us in the dish pit to talk about his recent series, 'Restaurants are NOT great places to work - and it's my fault." We'll both cop to our own shit and our culpability in the current hospitality culture and what we're doing to change this real…
How could some white cloth and black thread be so bound up with drive, dedication, stress, and envy? On this episode of "Friday Food for Thought," I also reflect on how the implications of earning my bones both held me up AND held me back from becoming the best version of me I could be.
Friday Food for Thought; The new buzzword is community but for us in the hospitality field what the hell does that mean? Is it external; or internal? Is it different than customers, members, or residents? Aren't we already spread too thin? How much more can we put on our communal plate? What does i…
Friday Food for Thought explores the conundrum of 'I am a Chef' vs. 'I work as a Chef' and why one perspective inspires humility while the other can be a recipe for disaster.
How else is a chef supposed to honor what comes through his back door, in a nice box and all wrapped in cryovac without the experience of having to butcher their own live animals?
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