David Chang on Being an Executive and an Executive Chef

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“I’m trying to grapple with how you do something on a large scale with multiple operations and not have quality decrease. That’s the expectation of a chain restaurant, but that’s not necessarily our goal. And I hate to say chain restaurant but that’s what we are, in a sense, we’re a corporation now.” —The Momofuku chef-owner says consistency is still his top priority, even as he launches a line of sauces, Lucky Peach continues to grow, and his restaurant portfolio expands. [Time, Related]