A Good Mentor is Just as Important as a Sharp Knife

Line Cook Thoughts, Niagara Falls, New York

It’s safe to say that cooks obsess over their knives. We examine the country of origin, color, design, handle, the weight from the handle to the blade, how the knife feels in the hand. Sharpening is a religion for some, the details so minute that many people wouldn’t understand the art of doing this work. Our obsession never ends because a knife is the most important tool in a kitchen.

But what is the...