Our food theme today is getting one’s hands dirty. I thought about this last night as I was watching “Chef Hunter” on The Food Network, a show I really like. Basically, it’s a job interview for two chefs who want to run a restaurant. Each chef is given the run of the kitchen for a service and the management evaluates how well they manage the kitchen, the menu, and their food costs. The chefs also create some special items for the day and the caliber of their cooking is part of the equation.
In last evening’s show, which took place in Hawaii, one chef generated some interesting comments by the other members of the staff. The one that triggered my thought may be unfamiliar to you, as it was to me, but it points out an interesting business lesson: the chef had a high maka maka attitude. Continue reading