Best chefs in Austin?
Who do you think are the best chefs in Austin?
I'm asking because I'm looking to start a cooking career. I don't have any professional kitchen experience, and I want to learn from the best. Thanks!
If I was going to work under any chef in Austin, it would be Chef Charles Mayes at Cafe Josie. He's not only a great Chef but he's friendly, easygoing and a genuinely nice guy. That said, there's a surplus of chefs in Austin because of the culinary schools. I've heard of recent grads of these schools working as fry cooks for $9.00 an hour.
We ate Shawn Cirkiel's food last week, at The Parkside Lounge on 6th, and loved it.
That having been said, unless you're the luckiest and most savvy person in the world - walking in and getting a chef-side job - will be a trick. Good luck!
301 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701
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