Blunt Inquiry Asks… Chef Amanda Ray

What is your idea of a perfect restaurant? Open concept, one where you can have a beautiful interaction with your guests. What is your greatest fear at work? That we have unlimited oysters for $1… and I have to shuck them all! Which working Chef do you most admire? Anthony Walsh. What part of work ‘you’ do you most deplore in yourself? Delegating is sometimes difficult for me. I am getting better. What would instantly make you fire someone? Theft/Assault. What was your most extravagant purchase for your restaurant? Steam kettle… not really super exciting – but when it breaks you don’t wait for long…  What is your favourite food journey? Vietnam or Israel from most recent travels. What words or phrases do you most overuse at work? Did you taste that?? Have you seen my pen? Can I borrow your pen…? What do you regret most after all your…