Dating a chef
If you rent in New York City, then you might understand the rarity of a full sized stove and oven.Related: 10 Things That Make Living Together Awesome Chefs are passionate about their art and they’re very serious about it. You do what’cha gotta do (online dating/events/etc) to meet this person. ” My guess is – you probably recognize the feeling this brings. And to add to it, those around us do NOT understand what it’s like. (Like, for example, successful 9-5′rs in relationships in this industry find their WILDLY INDEPENDENT!!! ” These experiences are quickly becoming red flags to you. So you continue into your relationship knowing there is another way to ‘be’ in a relationship. ”, “What do you mean I have to go to my parents for Thanksgiving alone! These tools are what your VALUES are; and once you really grasp what they are and how they show up in your life,you’ll see a whole new world before you!Before I was with my boyfriend and as a teenage waitress I had a very stereotypical view of chefs: they're angry in the kitchen, swear a lot, drink a lot and have a general bee in their bonnet. You most definitely get asked: "What's the best meal he's ever cooked you? Now I just mumble something about the last thing he cooked me and quickly move on. They get pissed when a waitress tells them a customer is complaining, moan about being behind a hot stove and work ridiculous hours. In fact, the first romantic gesture my boyfriend made was putting a rose made out of a tomato skin on a tuna sandwich I'd ordered for lunch. " I used to actually think about it and answer honestly. But he's pretty much on hand whenever you have a cooking query/disaster/anything of the kind.
And then you'll get asked: "OMG do you get free food at his restaurant? But being with a chef has thrown up similar situations time and time again. On your lunch break, he's at his busiest making other people lunch. When you tell someone your boyfriend is a chef, you will pretty much always get the same reaction - oh yes of because he cooks for a living I get showered with lush dinners every single night. When you've finished work and go home for dinner he's at his busiest making other people's dinner. Here are 10 things I’ve learned: Related: 15 Steps to Mastering the At-Home Dinner Date Everyone always assumes that I have a magnificent home-cooked meal waiting for me all the time, but that is far from the truth. Because a restaurant kitchen is usually a million times more fun to cook and experiment in.It often has high end gadgetry that you probably do not have (or can fit) in your home kitchen.