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. 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.
Making the preparation of sushi needs artistry and innovative skills partnered with discipline and patience to maintain consistency in a routine work that does not compromise quality and taste. 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. 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.
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.
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.