Dwi, June 7, 2018
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.
Cooking, like any other profession, needs extensive training, practice, and experience in service to master the many specializations entailed in it and the demands for that increases as one aims to become a chef. 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. Let us then try to check what other traits that a sushi chef may need aside from what has been mentioned already. 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. A professional chef is also concerned and mindful of his surroundings by making sure all through the messy and plenteous preparation of ingredients, cleanliness, and order is in place from manpower, tools, cooking utensils, and even the food itself.
A trustworthy and responsible sushi chef will make sure that all ingredients will be carefully and appropriately handled as he is aware that it can affect the consistency of his cooking if done otherwise, thus showing accountability with his work. 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. Also a sushi chef who loves his work and has passion in what he does will be identified by how he presents his skills and how he delicately handles everything that pertains to preparing sushi.
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.