What is the best Quote you have ever heard from a "Chef"!

Discussion in 'Professional Chefs' started by b.c. chef, Apr 18, 2002.

  1. b.c. chef

    b.c. chef

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    There are many Quotes out there to name a few.
    "Learning to Season in cooking is like learning to stickhandle in hockey; it's absolutely fundamental" by Chef Rob Fennie.:chef:
     
  2. kimmie

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    "Find something you're passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it."

    Julia Child

    "I would much rather be a chef who remembers I am a cook then a cook that thinks I am a chef."

    Richard (Ric) Peterson

    "Cooking is at once child's play and adult joy. And cooking done with care is an act of love."

    Craig Claiborne

    "The duty of a good cuisinier is to transmit to the next generation everything he has learned and experienced."

    Fernand Point
     
  3. foodnfoto

    foodnfoto

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    "Long Hair, Short Brain"
    -Hartwig Petautschnig
     
  4. cmj

    cmj

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    "sh** burnt my arm again" anon
     
  5. coolj

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    From my pastry instructor, "you guys are all outstanding in your field, just like a farmer"

    From another instructor " It all depends on how you hold your face"
    " It's only the first 144 dozen that give you problems"(talking about tourning vegetables)
     
  6. isa

    isa

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    That is so fuuny CoolJ! [​IMG] So is your new signature.
     
  7. coolj

    coolj

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    Thanks Isabelle !!
     
  8. wineguy

    wineguy

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    In order to be the best, you must be able to do everything everyone else can do. Anonymus.
     
  9. devotay

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    "If you can't stand the heat, clean the walk-in."
     
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  10. mambochef

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    From my fist Chef, a tough Dubliner:

    "You rest when your dead!"
     
  11. shahar

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    "Food - Sustanance, Adventure and Conversation"

    Peter Gordon's(of "Suger Club") grandmother
     
  12. liebkuchen

    liebkuchen

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    when an ill-prepared garde-manger was on his knees, head in the reach-in telling chef he was looking for and item on a first course going up:

    chef comments from down the line "should you be looking for a new job while you're in there?"


    painfully methodical but likeable prep cook when sous chef pressuring to complete a task:

    "don't harsh my mellow"
     
  13. counie

    counie

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    My Chef Tutor sums it up

    "If it ain't hot it ain't cooking"

    :bounce:

    Barb
     
  14. mirepoix man

    mirepoix man

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    1. Think of this as a character builder

    2. Cooking is the application of heat and common sense.

    3. Quick...get me the lobster gun!!

    So many more quotes......so many sources
     
  15. chefmikesworld

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    "...when you have made as many mistakes as I have then you can be as good as me..."

    Wolfgang Puck

    " I am not in the food business serving people, I am in the people business serving food"
     
  16. peachcreek

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    "There is always time to do everything ONCE".
     
  17. chefboy2160

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    ARE YOU BUSY ? WELL THEN I SUGGEST YOU WORK A LITTLE
    F*^*ING FASTER .

    ARE YOU COLD ? WELL WORK FASTER , IT WILL HELP TO WARM YOU UP .

    ARE YOU HOT ? WELL WORK FASTER , THE BREEZE WILL HELP TO COOL YOU DOWN .

    AND THE BEAT GOES ON ...........................
     
  18. ironchefatl

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    Proper prior planning prevents persistent piss poor performance
     
  19. jim berman

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    From my Rifle Instructor in High School...
    "If it is to be, it is up to me!"
     
  20. chefsoundar

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