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In order to answer this, I think it’d be best to lay out the exact pros and cons of being a chef. The public seems to believe in its own misconceptions about these rewards and benefits, but let me assure you, there is no audience to applaud us, and there are no Emeril-style “BAM” moments in real life.
So, what is the chef life really like? What are the “hardships” that come along with such an unpredictable career? Let’s take a look: