When is the best time to ask for a job in a kitchen?

Discussion in 'The Late Night Cafe (off-topic)' started by rescaldo, May 12, 2016.

  1. rescaldo

    rescaldo

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    Let me start by being frank: I only have experience as a waiter (and I was shit at that), and hosting dinner parties (I'm not too terrible at that, but I ain't Thomas Keller, either). I'm a high school math teacher, and I'll have a huge chunk of downtime this summer.

    I want in. I want to work in a kitchen; I want to see how a good one runs. I've got one in mind. I want to have maximum opportunity to learn with minimum odds of totally fucking up some crew's shift.

    So, I figure, I should start by washing dishes. Like the lowly grunt I am.

    What is the best time to beg to be admitted to the dish pit?
     
  2. millionsknives

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    After the lunch service but before dinner like 2-5