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 kind of chef to look into with interest is a sushi chef, because this chef have extraordinary way of preparing and presenting food. Not like the conventional restaurant that offers sushi as part of a menu, sushi bars are dedicated only to serving sushi dishes and a skilled sushi chef running it.
Preparing sushi is very tedious and requires patience and effort, plus having the keen attention to details of each preparation of the dish, thus it also requires discipline to these routine work and efficiency in doing the task. 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? You can determine a professional and dedicated sushi chef according to his tools, especially his knife, because this symbolizes him by all means, so how polished and constantly maintained his tools are, that also is his personality at work. 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. Personal hygiene is very important here for a sushi chef especially that ingredients for this food are handled by hands, therefore it must be evident not just on his hand but even in the over all aspect, hair and face, clothing and the area where he works. 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.
So when you sit across a sushi bar with a chef working on his skill out, you can discover more about a great sushi chef with these traits in mind and will be able to judge fairly what is appropriate.