Pierre Khodja knows that being a mentor, and passing on his knowledge, is the most precious gift he can bestow on an industry that almost killed him. He bounced back. Resilience? His second name.
For Sarah Maric, finding her love of training young chefs was somehow meant to be. Funny that.
Massimo Mele found the hard way that running a tough, abusive kitchen is not the best way to operate. And bless him, he learnt the lesson.
Rich wants to help make a better industry for all, and the chef life doesn’t have to be hard and abusive. I’m right behind him.
“…it was inspiring and mind-expanding to say the least. Masterchef has re-defined how customers view food & cooking in this country.”
A tender business secret that will stick with you and see you well in the future. I had so many lessons at Expo 88, but this was the best hands down.
When it comes to being able to handle the heat, in a kitchen, a restaurant, or business, how good are you? Do you have a pressure plan? That’s why we set up offthehotplate. It’s a pressure plan.
When chefs and mentors are one and the same, powerful things happen. Our industry needs that wonderful system to come back, and Adam Moore is driving the charge.
“Probably by next year I’ll be phasing out of the private chef market and into the health and wellness in the corporate world. Funny how life pushes you into a direction, and then you suddenly go, “Oh yeah! Something from 8 years ago set me up on this path!”
What might you say to a chef wanting to create his own theatre, so he may strut his own stage? First, as with all would be business owners: do your homework!