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 cooking is intended to become a profession, then to learn about all the techniques is required with extensive training, practice, and actual experience, especially, when you are desiring to even become a chef. One kind of chef to look into with interest is a sushi chef, because this chef have extraordinary way of preparing and presenting food. In most cases, sushi is often served in a running bar that only serves sushi dishes if not in a typical restaurant that only includes sushi as part of the list of menus.
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. 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. Being clean all throughout from the entire preparation place, the utensils, the keeping of trashes and dishes, will only manifest that the food is critically prepared and is served as well clean, and that as well reflects the trait of a sushi chef to be clean and neat despite how messy the preparation can be.
He shows responsibility and proper delicate handling even with his ingredients and making sure at not committing any mishaps while processing or making sushi as this can be inappropriate. 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. 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.
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.