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Okay, so you've probably never looked at an order of Coq au Vin and felt true love for its maker before, but dating a man who knows his way around a kitchen is a major must-do. Despite what you might have heard like 'chefs are controlling' and 'they're on a permanent power trip'a guy with a need to fulfill your wildest culinary fantasies will put every other guy on your list to shame — and not just because he's good with a paring knife. Chefs are perfectionists and eager to please — and that's just the beginning. Behold, six reasons you need to date a chef:.
Before I was with my boyfriend and as a teenage waitress I had a very stereotypical view of chefs: they're angry in the kitchen, swear a lot, drink a lot and have a general bee in their bonnet. They get pissed when a waitress tells them a customer is complaining, moan about being behind a hot stove and work ridiculous hours. Now I know I was slightly wrong. In fact, the first romantic gesture my boyfriend made was putting a rose made out of a tomato skin on a tuna sandwich I'd ordered for lunch.
When you tell someone your boyfriend is a chef, you will pretty much always get the same reaction - oh yes of course because he cooks for a living I get showered with lush dinners every single night. Aside from the reaction from others, here's a few other things I've experienced thanks to my boyfriend's chosen career. On your lunch break, he's at his busiest making other people lunch.
When you've finished work and go home for dinner he's at his busiest making other people's dinner. You will most definitely get asked: "What's the best meal he's ever cooked you? You'll without a doubt notice his hands smelling of garlic and that callous on his finger from holding a knife all day.
You realise there's a big difference between the cookbooks you own and the ones he does.
Order up! 6 sinfully delicious reasons to date a chef
And he definitely doesn't want to be flicking through Jamie Oliver's minute meals for inspiration. It's "too sharp", dangerous, or completely out of bounds.
Even for his nearly year-old girlfriend. No holiday will be complete without going to THAT restaurant the country is famous for.
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Your boyfriend quickly becomes the go-to reference guide for all things catering for your friends and family. When you suggest to stay in and cook a nice meal on his evening off, he's just like Pride Follow us.
Working a ? You'll be completely out of sync. I used to actually think about it and answer honestly. Everything's pretty great. Now I just mumble something about the last thing he cooked me and quickly move on. And then you'll get asked: "OMG do you get free food at his restaurant?
People will say "I'd love to date a chef and have him always cook for me". Never has weekends off. Is basically never around. His body clock is completely different to yours. You're ready for bed, he's still in the kitchen. Try to stay awake, can't. Your views on bank holidays differ.
A lot. And you recognise famous chefs, not realising he's completely influenced your TV routine. Cooking for him is a lot of pressure.
Yet, you'll find yourself being asked: "Have you ever cooked for HIM? And that. You will cringe at his footwear choice.
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You then realise the demographic of people that wear Crocs are year-old kids A whole weekend together is practically unheard of. Him: "We have to go to this restaurant it's like the best restaurant in the world.
To avoid food envy at restaurants, just pick what he picks. And you always trust his instinct.
You get no sympathy after a burn or oil splash. Suggest a correction.