It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas! Jack Frost has started to nip at noses, and Otterbein University is kicking off the season with its annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Feast on Friday, November 30, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Life is so humbling at times. Regardless of our training and experience, sometimes we are dished some “humble pie”. That was the case Friday night during our first Blog Release Party. I created a menu that was too ambitious logistically. Valarie had no problem with preparing the dishes as she has cooked them all at multiple times and has cooked them before. The problem was the amount of different types of recipes (see menu). The event was a success, people loved the food and helped spread the word about our blog. The issue was we had very little free time to mingle with guests and take photos of the event as I do (only 9 photos, lol). I was humbled by the gap between my expectations and the reality of the evening. Spoke with our friend Dave who is a chef and culinary instructor and he gave us some pointers from pairing down menu to having multiple stations to spread out and allow guests to mingle. Lesson taught, until lesson learned.” Regardless it was a wonderful evening and Valarie’s dishes were well received. Planning for Release Party #2.
BEING A SUCCESSFUL CHEF.
INVEST IN YOURSELF.
Don’t wait for an employer to propose an investment in your skill development.
Always seek those opportunities and build a case for why your involvement in that investment makes sense.
If the operation doesn’t have the funds or fails to see the merit, then seek out other means of covering the cost. You need to make the investment in your own future.
Set your interests right. Get a book.
Your continued focus on education will ALWAYS pay off in time.
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