Hi all, Albert here after a busy Canada Day weekend. I want to thank all of you for coming in and keeping us so busy during breakfast and brunch. Some of you were even asking about “50 Ways to Eat Your Breakfast”, because all our promotional materials just say “Coming Soon!!” So I wanted to write this to talk about that.
I wanted to talk about the job of chef. Which comes from the same place in the English language that the word “chief” comes from. Which as we all know means boss. But so much more.
See the restaurant is like a ship. We have our passengers (you). We have our crew(all my family who are working really hard at washing dishes, floors, serving customers, making ads and social media promotions and such, and then the first mate (mom) who keeps the crew in order while the captain (ME) steers the ship and plots its course through the treacherous waters of the Toronto restaurant world.
The captain knows how to steer by the stars, knows where the best places to dock for good passengers, knows who is friends and who isn’t in the saloon full of other cutthroat captains. Because the waters here are small, friends, and full of hazards and pirates and sharks.
Heh. Just some background to what I’m going to say. 50 Ways to Eat Your Breakfast is coming soon. But I have to fight off a mutiny,