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Today, debasement, sabotage, plot lines, humiliation and real live injuries are not just common, but necessary to attract viewers. It is the Wild, Wild West, and there no heroes, just survivors.
So, it's very rare when a ribbon of truth ekes out into the MSM about what it's really like in a professional kitchen. And, when it does, it seems to fall on deaf ears. This is why I chose to make Anthony Bourdain my "Chef Quote of the Week."
Successful author and TV personality Bourdain recently had a very (public) self-deprecating moment, and it was directed at a portion of the audiences who one day aspire to culinary greatness. He calls it "My Favorite Mistake".
"If you’re serious about cooking and your craft, do the opposite of what I did."
Read the full piece in Newsweek here.