In a fun sketch titled “Things Never Said by a Head Chef” Australian comedian Troy Kinne pokes fun at the head chef stereotype by turning typical chefs sayings firmly on their head. Kinne’s chef is a shining example of amiable, measured calm.
Choice couplets directed at his brigade include “You don’t have to call me chef every time, that’s a bit official, ”“Watch the language” and “That’s my knife, but you can use it.” How many times have you ever heard these phrases in a kitchen?
Food critics and complaining customers are no problem for this chef, neither, seemingly, is presentation of particular importance: “Who cares what it looks like, it’s not a sculpture competition, send it out.”
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