Ask a Chef: How do you deal with stress?

Johnny Di Francesco talks about working in a high-pressure environment, like a kitchen

25 May 2018

There’s a perception that chefs working in restaurant kitchen are aggressive, pushy and highly stressed.

It’s an image that Johnny Di Francesco recognises and works hard to combat to keep staff and customers happy.

Key takeaways:
-If you’re putting stress on anyone while they’re working, particularly during customer service, it’s going to affect the product
-Calmness as a leader is a virtue - it can be challenging, but works in your favour