A Chef’s Tale

A Chef’s Tale: Part 11

Entry 11: December 17, 2014   Things change…   Yesterday was the first day of my new class and it’s the first night of Hanukah. I apologize for not writing last evening, but family comes first. Mom made the first night, well actually Shorty’s bbq helped out. Mom didn’t...

A Chef’s Tale: Part 10

Entry 10: December 15, 2014   1st final rocked… kinda!   All things considered, I'm happy with the performance. The written portion was nailed like a wood coffin. I might have missed a few questions, but definitely feeling like an ‘A’. We received the start signal at 7:15am. I...

A Chef’s Tale: Part 9

Entry 9: December 11, 2014   Final prep for my 1st final in 14+ years…   As class started this morning I was focused. The main goal for today is be ready for Monday. Overall the day was a great success! I performed my knife cuts with a good...

A Chef’s Tale: Part 8

Entry 8: December 10, 2014   When things get real…   Today started with Bradshaw waking up with me to my alarm. He makes my heart smile! He wanted to watch elmo in dadas bed while I got ready. I left a few minutes late because I couldn’t help...

A Chef’s Tale: Part 7

Entry 7: December 9, 2014   Contentious: likely to cause people to argue or disagree First of all, I rocked the quiz! Got a 90%! Second of all, things are starting to come together and make sense. Finally, third of all, focus and worry about yourself first. Myself...

A Chef’s Tale: Part 6

Entry 6: December 8, 2014   Off and running…   The 5am alarm came rather quickly after an awesome weekend with Bradshaw. Even though its early, I was eager to start another day of my education. The drive went smooth, my station was set-up early, and my morale is...

A Chef’s Tale: Part 5

Entry 5: December 5, 2014   Week one conquered…   This journal is another decision that I've chosen to make to better myself and express myself for the duration of all this awesome shit going on. I feel its doing both, why you ask? Because as Thursday came and...

A Chef’s Tale: Part 4

Entry 4: December 3, 2014 Feeling ready to absorb… Up at 5 out of the door with a packed bag, pressed chefs coats, and an awesome attitude by 530. Traffic wasn’t bad and I got to school by 6:30 even making a wrong turn. The chef begins...

contact us

A Chef’s Tale: Part 3

Entry 3: December 2, 2014   First day of classes…   Day one of classes brought many emotions to the surface and there were several episodes of overwhelming feelings. It started early, 5ish, what a strange feeling to know I’m shortening my sideburns and clean shaving my face because...

A Chef’s Tale: Part 2

Entry 2: December 1, 2014 The morning of orientation… 6:30am with cloudy skies and feeling of “BRING IT” has overtaken me. Change is needed, change is wanted, and here it comes. I have no idea what to expect, its been 15 years (14 ½ technically) since I...