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Bourdain on the Word "Chef"

bourdain-150-ql.jpgAnthony Bourdain gave his interpretation of the word "chef": "I think I earned that title, but my definition for chef is just a cook that leads other cooks, who worked as a chef. Chef isn't a name that means you're the best cook, or run a great restaurant. A chef is anybody who can walk into a professional kitchen, effectively serve the customers who come in the door, and somehow manage a staff and get them to do what you want and execute your plan." His job title now? "Ex-cook-who-tells-stories. I kind of like that one." [Entertainment Weekly]

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