This is the question I have been asking for months now. Nate and I wondered it aloud. Mourad and I shook our heads in exasperation. Michael and I stared at each other blankly. At Sens we had placed ad after ad, spread our news via a closely knit chef grapevine and so few people applied or send resumes.
Where are all the cooks if culinary schools are working overtime to pump them out like hamburgers on an assembly line? Where are they for all the new restaurants in Las Vegas? Where are the cooks for the chef empires? Where are the cooks who want to be chefs and pastry chefs?
It appears that even the SF Chronicle is asking the question. On the cover of Monday's paper was the headline, "S.F.'s Kitchens Hungry for Help." Check it out-- it answers some questions but raises more important ones.