Life after the kitchen

Discussion in 'The Late Night Cafe (off-topic)' started by dirtywaterfrank, Jun 28, 2016.

  1. dirtywaterfrank

    dirtywaterfrank

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    Been in food service my entire adult life. CIA grad, 1996. Recently going through some serious health issues that will probably prevent me from returning to the kitchen. Fifty-two years old, can't go back to school. Thought about being a food writer/critic after culinary school. Also took some food styling classes many years ago. Tried my hand at sales for one of the big food service providers. Definitely not my thing. Wondering what my next step is.
     
  2. joyfulolivia

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    Sorry to hear about your health issues. 

    Does your condition prevent you from cooking altogether or just from being in a busy kitchen?

    Ever thought of being a personal chef?
     
  3. dirtywaterfrank

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    Yes, I have thought about that in the past. Have you ever worked as a PC?
     
  4. bonnieg

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    Dirtywaterfrank,

    Sorry to hear you're going through some serious health challenges.  I wish you well.

    I'm currently a PC, and have been doing it for about 6 years.  I'd be happy to answer any questions you may have.