Original Photo taken in Lancaster, PA (Pixel2)

The Danger of Glorifying Empathic-ness

I can tell you the exact moment that I realized I couldn’t be a chef in a professional kitchen.

I’d been working for the restaurant for a month already- workshopping recipes, setting up stations, and preparing equipment for its highly anticipated opening.

On this particular day, we were hosting a “friends and family” dinner to emulate a regular night of service. I was in…