So You Want to Date a Chef: Date Night!

My fiancee, Jessica, has written another instalment of her series, So You Want to Date a Chef. Be sure to check out the previous posts in the series, as well as her blog and website. Living with your partner often means you have chances to connect with them intermittently throughout the day. Although I am … Continue reading

What to Expect

I thoroughly enjoyed the first article I wrote about what to expect in the food industry, and as a result I have decided to make it into a returning series! From time to time I will write about the realities faced by those in the food industry, and provide my thoughts and any advice I … Continue reading

Book Haul Bloopers

Here for your viewing enjoyment! Check out the bloopers from our culinary book haul. Yay!

What to Expect

Chef Life

I am lucky to live in a country where there are systems in place to ensure that I am treated fairly in the work place. While I had heard stories about the food industry I realize now that I really didn’t know what to expect while I was in school preparing for a career in … Continue reading


Dear Internet, I am making this announcement much later than I had hoped, but I am beyond ecstatic to announce that I am engaged! Of course, everyone always asks for details about our life together: where we met, how long we have been together, and of course, the details about the proposal. I think our … Continue reading

So You Want to Date a Chef: Planning Your Time

Planning your time is incredibly important. This statement almost seems redundant, but by quickly surveying a few friends, I know that it is not the norm for a lot of folks. If you have any hopes of seeing your Chef, you both need to be comfortable with planning your time together. Though we are busy … Continue reading

Chef’s Day Off

J and G at the Royal

Today, while most of the world worked, I had one of my days off. This is common in the food industry, you will be working all of the times everyone else is off (see: Christmas, New Years, Weekends, etc). However, it was not a typical day off, as J had taken the day off from … Continue reading

So You Want to Date a Chef…

J and G

As you may have heard, the life of a chef is a hectic one. The lifestyle is suitable for certain types of people, as you’ve probably ascertained from the contents of this blog. The lifestyle required for chefs is suitable (or unsuitable) to certain kinds of partners, as well. Though it may come as a … Continue reading