First day in full fledged kitchen, what to carry? what to expect?

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  1. chef brah

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    wondering what to carry into work for first day?

    also what to expect?
     
  2. peachcreek

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    Bring a willingness to learn!

    And bring your knives.

    May good luck shine upon you!

    Peachcreek
     
  3. chef oddball

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    A smile, a good handshake, a notepad in your back pocket
     
  4. jimyra

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    A sense of urgency.
     
  5. cheflayne

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    bring: open mind, chef knife, pocket notepad and pen, sharpie, insta-read thermometer

    expect: chaos,... in a good kitchen it will be organized chaos
     
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  6. slipp000

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    Bring two words. "Yes chef"
     
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  7. chef brah

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    had 2 exciting adrenaline fueled days

    everything flies at speed of light in a real kitchen

    i am working at a high end restaurant so standards are very high...precision in plating is key
     
  8. cheflayne

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    It does indeed. The key is to not let time accelerate in your mind. Keep it reality based.

    Top tier line beasts can slow real time in their minds, while still operating at the speed of light, which reduces stress level and makes it seem like a walk in the park.
     
  9. chefbruz

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    you have two ears and one mouth, this is to listen twice as much as you talk.

    don't jump on the conversation when an anecdote reminds you of an experience...