Characteristics of a Master Sushi Chef
Cooking can be anyone’s talent, especially, if it’s just the basics of how to get it done, but knowing the techniques in cooking is a skill that can be acquired.
If you are going to take cooking to a higher level, you will have to invest in time, training, more practice and dedication to learn more, especially, if becoming a chef is what is at stake. One interesting chef to look into is a sushi chef because of the one of a kind skill that they possess where patience and determination is constantly exercised. In a conventional restaurant sushi can be a part of the menu in the list but a dedicated sushi bar is a different setting and experience.
Being a sushi chef is not being like the usual chef because the preparation itself is very tedious and requires intense dedication and patience and discipline to maintain efficiency of work that produces the good quality and taste of the food being served. Then what else are the other info that you need to know in spotting a well trained or dedicated chef aside from those that are mentioned? Check on the knife and tools of a sushi chef and when you see a perfectly tailored and maintained tools, with evidence of care and tending, that is an indication of a sushi chef that is concern to what he uses to make a good sushi and making sure that it will serve him very excellently in every day’s preparations. Another is the chef’s consciousness when it comes to cleanliness and orders by the way he is particular and critical more about maintaining proper arrangements and order of his tools, even in the arrangements of his sushi dishes.
All the same, the manner as to how he delicately and carefully handles the ingredients will make sure that everything stays fresh and unscratched, avoiding falls and mishandling of any item, that is being responsible. You will notice a responsible and professional sushi chef by the way he handles himself in every aspect especially through his hygiene, either in clothing, face and hair, more particularly with his hands and nails, plus the entire area where he works and where his knives and tools are in. Any chef that is already a master with his routine work can be complacent at times but a dedicated and passionate sushi chef can repeat his work but still shows enthusiasm and complete interest with his work no matter how routine it is.
By learning these traits about a sushi chef, you will not have a hard time identifying if the one working across you in a sushi bar is a click match for a professional sushi chef.