Chef uniform question

Discussion in 'General Culinary School Discussions' started by dhammons, Oct 15, 2014.

  1. dhammons

    dhammons

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    I realize this may be a silly question, but having never used a chef uniform, I am curious. What, if anything, do you wear under your chef coat? I'm Going to be attending the CIA bootcamp in California (baking & pastry), and will receive 2 uniforms. I don't want to show up looking like a goof! :). Was thinking maybe a light t-shirt or talk top? This is a dream I have wanted for to do for about 10 years, and hubby has tired of listening to me ask for this. Ha,ha....
     
  2. chefboyog

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    Nothing if its going to be hot, which it usually is being a kitchen. In February sometimes I can se my breath in the mornings because the intake takes so much cold air in so in that case; a sweater.

    Have fun and dont sweat the small stuff!
     
  3. panini

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    I prefer a light undershirt. I would rather perspire in the shirt then the jacket, especially if you only have two. Also sometimes if you use some bleach to clean a uniform I know of a lot of people who get a rash if they perspire onto bleached clothing. just sayin

    like @chefboyOG  says. Take it serious but not to the point of not enjoying it. You'll have a blast!
     
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  4. invermarnoch243

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    A white cotton short-sleeved T-shirt for me. I find it very comfortable.
     
  5. dhammons

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    Thanks for the replies. I purchased a few lightweight t-shirts and have been trying them out w/ success.