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    food truck

    As previously mentioned, Food Trucks aren't for the faint of heart. I've used to own one in D.C. and it was very difficult with balancing so many factors. Understanding your customers and what they want is obviously given; however smaller things like serving times, parking situations, or running...
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    Other oppourtunity

    Hey Eobert, I was in the same predicament as you are. Just like you stated, catering can be a hassle depending per health inspection and other licenses. I'm not familiar with Chicago, however, have you thought about serving at local festivals as a booth vendor? In my area, we can easily obtain...
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    Young chefs crawl before they run

    I can only comment in the United States, but I certainly feel that the wave of aspiring culinary professionals are dropping because of pay. With the current economy, it is easy to realize that even experienced chef's are barely living above poverty. Take for example, the many excellent talents...
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    Could I become a young chef?

    Adrienne, Like you, I was a very determined kid during high school. Having work alongside my dad at an Asian bistro, I've learned so many traits in both cooking, and work ethics. Being in a kitchen can be a very stressful environment, and can certainly "make-or-break" someone while working. I'm...
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