I Lied My Way Into the Upper Echelons of the Restaurant Industry
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.
How My Abuela Taught My 56 Cousins and Me How to Cook
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 Fell in Love in the Kitchen and Made Out in the Walk-In
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.
Why I Left My Job as a Teacher to Be a Line Cook
I’m in this food business for life and I would have never figured that out if I hadn’t taken this risk. Opportunities come and go but the ones that really count will never come back.
James Lowe and James Henry Have Created an Edible Bromance
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.