I’ve been building this project alongside doing multiple part-time gigs, and today I want to share a tale of contrasts with you. One job required me to help a client check-in/check-out guests at her Airbnb. Once she had a couple of international students who returned to the city
In my latest article for The Staff Canteen, I question the image of invulnerability we project as chefs, where it comes from and alternative ways of being that would serve us better: Was it chosen by the earliest chefs to
“Now, more so than ever, we must decide how to build a healthy, creative, and fair restaurant community” – the theme of this year’s MAD Symposium in Copenhagen, just a month away. I feel super privileged to have a seat
Wellbeing isn’t only about meditation or mindfulness or nourishment or inner peace. It’s also about fiercely guarding those life structures and activities that are important to your wellbeing. Just as the warrior outside this temple is defending all that is sacred. It’s the only way you
I have been feeling a bit impatient with where I am on my journey in recent months. The hardest thing is to reconcile with what I know to be the higher truth: that I’m precisely where I am meant to
I’m creating a project helping chefs live a more rounded life, so I’m going to throw the question here: What would a better cheflife look like for you? I’d love to hear your comments on what would make your list.
When I read these words by Michael Signer in The Untethered Soul, I had to do some serious self-reflection: Just stop for a moment and see what you have given your mind to do. You said to your mind, “I want everyone
On one hand, there are people are taking away the dignity of refugees and immigrants. On the other, these two gentlemen: one from a family displaced by war and the other born to immigrant parents, have deservedly conquered the world.
Today I want to share this simple message: that we always have a choice. Even when there seems to be only one way out. You choose that last remaining option. You choose to stay in a job that pays your bills.
Would you like to take a minute to just breathe, chef? To really connect with that life force in you? Because that’s who you really are. And it’s that lovely safe space we can always return to in a moment, where nothing