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Wednesday, October 10, 2007

My Long Road To Chefdom



A blessing in disguise one Wednesday afternoon while I was having a coffee break under the sun, an executive chef from the delta hotel came up to me and asked if I am still interested to get into the hospitality industry. I thought he was joking or just wanted to have a conversation, so I said "I'll think about it", he flicked his cigarette butt then said, "think about it, if your interested give me your resume tomorrow". Well I guess he was serious about the job offer. Although, the job was not really my ideal position to get into, but I guess I have to start somewhere from the very bottom of the realm of the cuisine, just to put my foot in the door kind of way. The next morning, I handed in my resume for the stewardship position, again swallowing my pride to do all the dirty work of the cooks. I got interviewed, and got the job. I was relieved when he told me that I won't be spending most of my time doing stewardship and I could actually participate with them in terms of plating food because of my experiences from different restaurants and catering events from the past. Whew!, that's fine with me. If this is what's going to take to reach my goal to become a chef, I am more than willing to accept this position and to be an apprentice and work my way up to be in one of those ranks. From this point, I will be blogging my everyday shift, from my rants to raves in my journey to the culinary world. So keep me company and feel free to send me some insights of your own. Read more: My Long Road To Chefdom........(continuation)

1 comment:

Tessa said...

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