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Upon picking up your first knife. A curiosity that you will find out, will never be filled.

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How many of us out there have stayed late? How many of us out there have opened early?  Shit, how many of us have come in on our day off?  The answers for the test are as follows: all of us, we all have, and I don’t want to talk about it. If you answered anything else.  You’re nicer than most of us.  And could teach all of us a great deal of patience. But at the same time, we are bothered by a whole other reason. And that reason is the lack of respect that we in the industry...

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If you like going to sleep and waking up early, don’t marry a
cook from the night shift.
If you like going to sleep and waking up late, don’t marry a
cook who works mornings...

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Ok so imagine this if you will. You walk in your front door from a 12-hour shift. Service was insane, and all you can think about is grabbing a cold one and sparking a spliff.  Why? Because you need something to relax you more. When you're coming down from a high already. Then it suddenly hits you like knocking your head on a bookshelf you've known the location of for years now. It's the kitchen that's addicting.

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For most of us, brunch means mid-morning bliss, full of fun-in-the-sun day drinking, shared plates of French toast, and a few slabs of crispy, hangover-curing bacon. But working brunch?

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