Characteristics of a Master Sushi Chef
The ability to cook is a talent that is already within a person, however, skills are learned and acquired with further study training and hard work.
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.
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. 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. 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.
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. Another characteristics of a responsible and professional sushi chef is his ability to maintain being well-groomed and in perfect hygiene whenever at work, from his personal appearance, clothing and most particularly trimmed and clean hands. A sushi chef’s dedication and passion to his work will show on how he intricately and carefully prepares his tools, himself and the ingredients for sushi that will be presented in a way that speaks expertise and mastery.
Therefore, when you are sitting in a sushi bar, you can make your own evaluation based on what you now know about a good sushi chef and its characteristics.