Up Front: They Can Stand the Heat and Then Some

IT’S NOT GLAMOROUS AND THE HOURS ARE LONG, BUT WOMEN CHEFS LOVE THEIR WORK By JASMINA WELLINGHOFF PHOTOGRAPHY BY BRYAN LE NGUYEN Women have been masters of the kitchen at home for a  millennium, but relatively few have ventured into professional cooking, and even fewer are chefs in charge of busy restaurant operations. For this article we talked to two women who serve as chefs de cuisine and one who is a pastry chef at a prominent establishment to find out about the joys and challenges of feeding hundreds of customers every week. It Makes Her Happy Located along a quiet stretch...

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