I have heard in my travels around different kitchens that being a cook is in the top 10 most stressful jobs, I have no idea if that is true. What I do
know is when you take your family to restaurants the people working the hardest at that place is the cooks.
So I thought it would be fun to see how many ats'ers are fellow Chefs and share your stories, and what got you into cooking? Most people fall into it
starting off as a dishwasher for a summer job,10 years later they are in charge of the kitchen.
This is funny!
50 Things they never told you about being a Chef
What you can expect from making a living in a professional kitchen:
1 You'll almost always have open wounds on your hands and arms.
2 You'll never meet new people because your social life deteriorates into non-existence.
3 You'll find it hard to start relationships because alone time will become a precious thing.
4 You'll lose your social skills.
5 Your sense of humour will degrade into the politically incorrect and socially unacceptable.
6 You'll eventually start swearing like a sailor and you won't even notice yourself doing it.
7 You'll turn into an anorak/monomaniac and always turn all conversations back to food.
8 You'll earn a pittance for years/decades.
9 You'll either lose a vast amount of weight or gain a vast amount of weight.
10 You'll never ever have a tan ever again.
11 You won't become famous.
12 You'll develop a habit, whether it be coffee, cigarettes, alcohol, gambling, cannabis,coc aine, or even red bull.
13 Your feet will get destroyed.
14 Your back will get destroyed.
15 Your hands will get destroyed.
16 You'll live in a constant state of sleep deprivation, indefinitely.
17 You'll have to ask your friends to plan everything around your schedule, which is incomplete opposition with their availability, because you never
know your days off inadvance and you probably won't be able to change it.
18 You'll become of a very highly strung nature
19 You'll become more prone to temper flare ups
20 Your awareness of other people's lack of efficiency and common sense will increase andyour tolerance of it will decrease
The rest of them are here
. They are true every damn
one, doing this for 17 years trust me.