NY Sushi Chef: How To Determine A Professional One
Cooking can be anyone’s talent, especially, if it’s just the basics of how to get it done, but knowing the techniques in cooking is a skill that can be acquired.
If you are going to take cooking to a higher level, you will have to invest in time, training, more practice and dedication to learn more, especially, if becoming a chef is what is at stake. One kind of chef to look into with interest is a sushi chef, because this chef have extraordinary way of preparing and presenting food. In a conventional restaurant sushi can be a part of the menu in the list but a dedicated sushi bar is a different setting and experience.
Preparing sushi is very tedious and requires patience and effort, plus having the keen attention to details of each preparation of the dish, thus it also requires discipline to these routine work and efficiency in doing the task. Let us then try to check what other traits that a sushi chef may need aside from what has been mentioned already. Check on the knife and tools of a sushi chef and when you see a perfectly tailored and maintained tools, with evidence of care and tending, that is an indication of a sushi chef that is concern to what he uses to make a good sushi and making sure that it will serve him very excellently in every day’s preparations. Being clean all throughout from the entire preparation place, the utensils, the keeping of trashes and dishes, will only manifest that the food is critically prepared and is served as well clean, and that as well reflects the trait of a sushi chef to be clean and neat despite how messy the preparation can be.
All the same, the manner as to how he delicately and carefully handles the ingredients will make sure that everything stays fresh and unscratched, avoiding falls and mishandling of any item, that is being responsible. Another characteristics of a responsible and professional sushi chef is his ability to maintain being well-groomed and in perfect hygiene whenever at work, from his personal appearance, clothing and most particularly trimmed and clean hands. Any chef that is already a master with his routine work can be complacent at times but a dedicated and passionate sushi chef can repeat his work but still shows enthusiasm and complete interest with his work no matter how routine it is.
Therefore, when you are sitting in a sushi bar, you can make your own evaluation based on what you now know about a good sushi chef and its characteristics.