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I Am a Chef

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    Good Cooks - I'm not a chef.  I could never be a chef in the real world cause I don't have the stomach for a lot of things when it comes to cooking. I think I'm pretty good at it...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 3, 2011

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    NEW Invention - I LOVE TO COOK SINCE I WAS VERY LITTLE. SO IT WAS ONLY NATURAL TO INVENT AN ITEM TO HELP OVER COOKING OR UNDERCOOKING. AT NIGHT WHILE HELPING KIDS WITH HOMEWORK...
    BIZYBZZZ BIZYBZZZ 51-55 Dec 7, 2008

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    Im a Young Chef - im 18 ive been cooking all my life i spent most of my childhodd in aeither a commercial kitchen or the one at home. im in a culinary program in myschool curently...
    lvtd lvtd 18-21 3 Responses Feb 26, 2009

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    Overweight Chef - Hi! I'm casting a new women's weight loss show from the producers of Extreme Makeover Weight Loss Edition. We are looking for ladies who between the ages of 18...
    Casting2012 Casting2012 26-30 Jul 30, 2012

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    Celebrity Chef - Hi gang, well as the title reads, i am a profession Chef have been in the business for over 40 years. Graduated from CIA in 1969 and got married 2 days later...
    skychef skychef 61-65, M Jan 9, 2009

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    Cheffing - i have been a chef for 20+ years. i am based in the wonderful west coast of scotland. i gained my first rosette for cookery skills in 1993 and i have held at least one...
    bosbos bosbos 41-45 4 Responses Jun 13, 2008

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    Just Starting - Although my position is a chef i dont really consider myself a chef yet.   I started out at a small local pub as a kitchen porter and eventully moved up...
    nobodyknowswho nobodyknowswho 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 14, 2008

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    Clarified Stock - I read a Marco Pierre White quote which said that he isn't a chef because you can only call yourself that if you're currently working in a commercial kitchen. Is...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 15, 2009

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    Cooking Is My Wild Heart... - I love cooking, I say I am a chef, yet I am just a humble student who has burns and scars to show for it. Yea though I walk through the valley of the...
    thewildheart87 thewildheart87 21-25, F 2 Responses Jan 24, 2008

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    Chef From New Hampshire - Greetings! I am a 14+ year seasoned chef who just loves the comforts of a really good santoku and working with the freshest of ingredients possible. I...
    cramernh cramernh 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 20, 2011

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    Disaster - I was watching Hell's Kitchen. It usually gives me flashbacks to a certain day.   I was working at a restaurant in Lansing, the capitol city of Michigan. Every...
    bitterdregs bitterdregs 46-50, F 4 Responses Nov 20, 2009

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    Passion In The Kitchen - I used to hate cooking when I was younger. I always swore that I could never slave over a hot stove until the cooking bug bit me. I started making random...
    thesilentchef thesilentchef 26-30, F Oct 26, 2012

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    Being A Chef - I've been cooking for a little over 30yrs now. 23 of those in the Australian Army. Since retiring from the forces I have worked in a couple of hotels,clubs and...
    blackdiamond38 blackdiamond38 46-50, M 2 Responses Dec 24, 2011

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    Chef Groupie - This should probably be a confession, but there is nothing sexier than a man that can cook! If there's an open kitchen when I'm dining out, I'm always at the table...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 8, 2010

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    I Am A Young Chef - They say they way to a mans heart is through his stomach and I'm starting to believe that's true!
    MiniMonkey MiniMonkey 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2013

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    At work a fellow chef once dared me to put a dingle berry in the pot while cooking some homemade vegetable soup. He dared me for 50 bucks. Would you do it? Is he crazy?
    DingleB DingleB 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    Always was always will be. Even at the young age of 9 or 10 I liked to cook, and for several reasons. I am the oldest of four kids. Two brothers, identical twins 2 years younger...
    lowermrdeeds lowermrdeeds 46-50, M Mar 18

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    Cooking - When I am in the kitchen I am relaxed, it is a stress buster cooking for people I love entertaining, I love looking after the woman I am with. 
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 24, 2009

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    I have cooked professionally for about 7 years now. I have such mixed views about this profession as it has so many good and bad qualities. I love what I do and I'm good at what I...
    Packie1990 Packie1990 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 6

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    My boyfriend of 2 years is a chef - specialising in fine dining he is very talented at what he does. I knew about his crazy work hours when we got together, but thought I could...
    Sara27x Sara27x 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    I have a small (very small) catering business on the side and I do pretty well if just a couple of times per year. BBQ is my specialty......if you ever get to the ATL you'll have...
    dbushy dbushy 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    I grew up with a British mother who....well....cooked. It was all custard and boiled meat. She didn't know what spaghetti or fried chicken was, until she was in her late 20's...
    Igotsnikt Igotsnikt 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I am not really a kind of a person who would just vent and but I really need to get this frustations out of me. I have been with my boyfriend for 6 yrs and we always have this...
    hazysummer hazysummer 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    When someone asks what I want to do when I'm older I'll mindlessly say "Pastry chef", but honestly I don't really care too much about being a chef, it just shuts them up. I don't...
    ExplorerJoe ExplorerJoe 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    When I was 8 years old, my Mother grew tired of her cooking duties and decided it was time to offload some of her responsibilities. She than hatched her plan to turn me into the...
    kingshel kingshel 26-30, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I struggle with adhd. When I took my first adderall, everything changed. I could finally see methods, values and concepts behind things I usually put off. My social anxiety...
    Jujubee45 Jujubee45 18-21, F Mar 17

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    I love it sooooo much, I learned how to roll it. It's an art form alright....much respect to the real sushi chefs!! Just need a good place to buy sushi grade fish. Getting bored...
    Igotsnikt Igotsnikt 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    with the help of my little chef... ;)
    tzunami tzunami 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    So it started 8 years ago and back then it did not end well. I was with somebody, he was with somebody, and we were both too young and stupid to take what was right in front of us...
    singlemom85 singlemom85 26-30, F Mar 18

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    If I won the lottery, they would probably try to send me to the asylum. After I finished yelling, screaming and acting a fool, I'd collect the money and curse everyone out. But I'd...
    Deseraye1 Deseraye1 31-35, F Mar 19

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    I've shared some things about me in my stories, so I'm going to sound redundant here. 1) I'm Asian--grew up a Filipina, but I have Chinese, Spanish and Japanese blood 2) I'm weak...
    FoxxySilverCrow FoxxySilverCrow 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    OK...here we go... Five things about me? Hmmmm...my goal here is to reveal 5 things Ive never told any of you or at least never expounded on..lol 1. In one of my stories I...
    djtiger djtiger 46-50, M 6 Responses Mar 23

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    1: What would you name your future daughter? Carmela-- after one of the sweetest girls I've ever met. 2: Do you miss anyone? Hell yeah. 3: What if I told you that you were...
    NekroNomikon NekroNomikon 18-21, F Mar 28

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    Hmmmm, Where Do I Start? Well, this was when I was much younger. I've burnt a pot of potatos boiling on the stove. I was so scared I would get a beating, I threw out the pan...
    maqeurious maqeurious 31-35, F Mar 30

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    I better be.. I just became a pastry chef after being a baker for a year and also a line cook for 9 months. Although I only did part time as a line cook (about 25 hours a week...
    soxs45 soxs45 18-21, M Mar 31

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    So, guys, I feel like I should put something good on here, because not everything is bad, and today was actually really good, and I feel great right now, and I don't want to forget...
    Xxnichole9412xx Xxnichole9412xx 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I've been able to cook since I was 6 (my mom a chef taught me) I didn't tell anyone untill my sophomore year in high school... I took home ec because a senior girl that I had the...
    DrChante DrChante 22-25, M Apr 3

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    Compulsory voting. Most Australians are astonished to discover that voting is not compulsory in the majority of other Western Democracies. I propose that Australia introduces a...
    Spankerr Spankerr 51-55 2 Responses Apr 5

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    1. I have eaten hordes of disgusting things including but not limited to insects, dogs, and cats. 2. I tried to smell coke, twice. 3. My favourite colour is blue. 4. I use “our...
    costascova costascova 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    Today at work was a great day. I just got a new job as a pastry chef. We had a birthday today this lady turned 88 I made her a cake her son requested I bring it out after they ate...
    soxs45 soxs45 18-21, M 9 Responses Apr 7

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    And another track of el cheffe is on You'll find it in the comments
    DaBigA DaBigA 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I like to chat to people, my husband is. Chef so I spend vast amounts of time on my own, I like to chat it keeps me entertained 😃
    ESEddy ESEddy 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My wife and I have been married for 2.5 years together for 4.5 We have a beautiful baby boy, he is 17 months old. I feel like my wife has changed drastically since the birth of our...
    lavaman69 lavaman69 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm very successful for only being 18. I am a pastry chef at a high end place and I perform at bars and clubs once or twice a week. A lot of that I think is because how I was...
    soxs45 soxs45 18-21, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Some of the quotes I like: “Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”  ― Dr. Seuss “If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there...
    mahnouls mahnouls 16-17 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am again a single mom for 5 short years we had a real family. Its been 65 days since daddy passed and it feels like yesterday. I was a single mom for 13 years before the luv of...
    missiefrank missiefrank 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    Pay attention to how chefs cook for others in the restaurant kitchen because that's exactly how they will cook for you once you're a guest in their house.
    flipper1966 flipper1966 56-60, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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