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“There’s nothing worse than a feeling of being lost.”

-Chef Daniel Boulud

These are such important words from a chef and restaurateur whom many consider one of the worlds finest at his craft. 1,536 more words

The Asshole and His Horse

attempting to run through the flames

I’m a firm believer that you shouldn’t beat a dead horse. The horse has already experienced the thing people fear most, no not public speaking, I mean death, and by beating it further, you only make yourself look like an asshole. 656 more words


#tbt: Glamour is not a word I would use.

I came across an article from about a year ago that outlines the rise – and fall – of the career as a chef in today’s culinary world. 868 more words

When opportunity knocks, you answer.

One of the most difficult concepts for me to accept in the culinary industry, and life in general, was that you should take advantage of any and all connections you may have that can help you get ahead in your career. 1,173 more words

Allow me to introduce myself

The beginning

I grew up in New Jersey in a big family – loud people talking over one another, huge hugs and Sunday supper at my grandmother’s house every week as traditional Italians tend to do.

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May 30, 2016; 12:05 AM

While starting to read Anthony Bourdain’s book, Kitchen Confidential, I have started to fully understand what I want to do in my life. I do want to go to culinary school, I do want to possibly open my own restaurant, I do want to make a statement, and one day I do want to write my own book. 177 more words

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