Month: June 2017

What People Don’t Understand Unless They Have Worked In A Kitchen

Unless you’ve worked in a kitchen, it’s hard to understand the chaotic dance of a dinner rush. Coded language, constant personality clashes, and thick-as-blood camaraderie are side dishes to every entree you’ve ever ordered. To turn the world of cooks into an open kitchen, we asked back-of-house staff from around the country to enlighten us on some of the things that they’re always having to explain to their friends who they only get to hang out with on Monday nights. Salt and butter are everywhere But always unsalted butter. Also, half-sticks of butter look downright cutesy compared to 1lb blocks. Cooks don’t get tipped out If you’re going by the book, it’s illegal to force employees to pool tips for back-of-house workers. Therefore the kitchen is...