I’m currently in an apprenticeship course to get my professional chef level 1. I have no problem working in a busy kitchen but the coursework is quite heavy and with learning disabilities it’s difficult for me to complete it. I’ve been contemplating quitting for the past month for various reasons but have stayed because I thought it was my only option if I wanted to become a chef. Don’t get me wrong, I love cooking and adore food, and I put everything into my work, I’m just a hands on learner and not very good when it comes to textbooks. I was hoping to have a career in the food service industry and would like to have my own little bar and restaurant in my hometown in the far future. Would I still be able to have a good culinary job, ie not flipping burgers for the rest of my life, if I did quit and just tried to get a job in a kitchen?