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I knew this year would bring large life changes along with it. It started out bleak and filled with depression. I had just started a path to recovery from a very rough summer, ending a job that only exacerbated my insecurities and highlighted my instability. 766 more words


Become Better Everyday On The Line

  1. Organize your space! When you come into a new kitchen, chances are some one has already set up your station. Figure out what components your going to use the most, and make sure you have easy access to them.
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The story of the phantom bandaid

I cut my left thumb with my chef knife at work on Sunday, while I was dicing onions. Not bad enough to need medical care or anything, but it was bleeding enough for two bandaids. 276 more words

Exploiting Passion and Accepting Settlement

I am so sick of justifying the pay cut to work in the kitchen because of passion.  I am irritated with hearing that cooks have this great passion, that we work these crazy long hours in non temperature controlled environments, that we are so tough because we do not take breaks, and contrary to many people’s opinion, we often don’t have time to eat ourselves.  351 more words


The Art of Cooking: Plating Up With Grayson Williams

Grayson Williams aka “Skip” is one of the line cooks at Eagle’s Nest Golf & Country Club. I asked to interview Skip because his job seemed like a great photo op. 31 more words

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Why Danny Meyer Is Eliminating Tipping at 13 Restaurants

Danny Meyer, chief founder of the Union Square Hospitality Group and Shake Shack, has decided to eliminate tipping and raise wages at 13 of his restaurants, … 228 more words