After my job prospects as a line cook fell through, I started lying my way through interviews for different waitstaff jobs. And even though I landed some jobs, I was a disaster in the dining room.
I grew up in Mexico City helping my grandma cook for each and every one of my 56 cousins. This experience—and the work ethic I learned from that—has made me a better chef.
We went to work together, we left to work together, we went to sleep together, we woke up together. I think the only time that we didn’t see each other was when we closed our eyes.
Lyle’s James Lowe and James Henry of Bones shatter the egocentric chef stereotype with monkfish, 14-month cured ham, and good old-fashioned co-operation.