It’s So Hard for Sang Yoon to Find Good Help These Days

Sang Yoon
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“When I was coming up as a cook in the late 80s, there was no such thing as Food Network; Julia Child was the celebrity chef. My generation did it for fairly basic reasons. This is something we really wanted to do, and there was no ancillary motive. Today, with the popularity of some of these chefs, it’s almost like wanting to be an actor…I think that there’s a lot of kids coming up now whose goal isn’t to be a top technician or someone who wants to hone their craft, but more that they want that notoriety.” — Father’s Office and Lukshon chef Sang Yoon, on the challenges of hiring new cooks. [Eater]