Dating a chef advice
Dating a chef advice - oujdadating
Probably should have thought about that ahead of time.
It is one thing to have your partner come home after work and tell you about a mean guest. Welcome to the sight of tumbleweed in your station. You picked who you picked and ruled out all other co-workers.It is another to hear the story as the guest is sitting at the table. You are pretty much going to have to settle for one relationship in your whole life that does not end. Unless you manage to make it out of the relationship without them ever saying a negative word about you, your reputation is ruined.This creates a myriad of problems and expectations you do not want to deal with. That is the person who you live happily ever after with. Of course you can wait until someone new is hired and return to step two to restart the process. You spend so much time around your co-workers that they form a huge part of your social circle. At the most recent count, there are six confirmed couples at my restaurant. That means just one thing in the restaurant business. Well that and co-workers are starting the annual mating ritual.So today we kick off a two part series on dating co-workers.
I am a child of the 80s and was raised on John Hughes movies. I have been in this business for 15 years and of course I have dated co-workers. My opinion is still clear though, don’t date your co-workers.
So, in order to speed up the process, I thought I would jot down a couple of tidbits that can help a young chef navigate the decision-making process. I'm not all that interested in knowing that you spent two months picking herbs at Noma, and three months scrubbing the floor with a toothbrush at Alinea.
If you still want to open a restaurant after reading this, I believe that you'll have a good shot at making it. I would prefer to hear that you cooked at a bar for the last three years and can make a medium-rare hamburger like nobody's business. Nowadays, I never hire anyone without having them spend a couple days with us to see what they're really all about.
He has been named "Best Server in Kansas City" the last three years by the local weekly paper.
When I was young, my house seemed to be the place where all of my high school friends came for advice.
The advice they got was straight talk and usually pretty harsh, but always honest.