Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly - So You Want to be a Chef? A Commencement Address and Kitchen's Closed Summary & Analysis

Anthony Bourdain
This Study Guide consists of approximately 33 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Kitchen Confidential.
This section contains 358 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly Study Guide

Bourdain cautions anyone considering a career as a chef to seriously consider the lifestyle and deep commitment necessary for a culinary career. Bourdain suggests these parameters as prerequisites for a chef's preparation: Be fully committed; Learn Spanish; Don't steal; Always be on time; Never make excuses or blame others; Never call in sick; Lazy, sloppy and slow are bad; Be prepared to witness every variety of human folly and injustice; Assume the worst; Try not to lie; Avoid restaurants where the owner's name is over the door; Think about that resume; Read; and Have a sense of humor about things.

On a Sunday morning while lying in bed and aching from a brutal night's work the night before, Bourdain philosophizes that he has arrived at his culinary destination. Bourdain's hands now look like the hands of...

(read more from the So You Want to be a Chef? A Commencement Address and Kitchen's Closed Summary)

This section contains 358 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly from BookRags. (c)2015 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.