Weird Things That Make Cooks Happy

Cooking can be a very stressful job. If you work in a kitchen, you know that the fast pace, the kitchen drama, and the learning curve can drive you around the bend. You will have good days and not-so-good days. And sometimes, you’ve got to grab at your little bits of happiness to turn a […]

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10 Unwritten Rules of Professional Kitchens

Celebrated chef Gavin Kaysen tells every intern at the world-renowned Café Boulud the same thing: “You can come to this restaurant and you can give us 99% and the cooks will give you nothing in return, or you can give them 100% and they’ll give you 150% in return.”  There’s a sense of camaraderie that […]

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Dear Back of House: A Note from Front of House

In a previous post, the back of house gave the front of house a few tips on how to work better together. At the end of the day, we are all trying our best to make as few mistakes as possible and ensure that food comes out and guests leave happy! So, here is a […]

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