Stress Makes People Stupid

Stress Makes People Stupid

"A management consultant once said; stress makes people stupid... when emotionally upset, people cannot remember, attend, learn or make decisions clearly" (Daniel Goleman, Emotional Intelligence, Bloomsbury, 1996). Stress is an intrinsic part of fine dining kitchens, its effects can push…

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Go With The Flow

Go With the Flow

Most chefs would find it difficult to agree with a ‘go with the flow’ mentality in the kitchen, as professional kitchens require an organised, structured and well coordinated effort by everyone involved to ensure a smooth service. However there is…

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