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By Spanky (Spanky) on Wednesday, January 02, 2002 - 11:55 pm: Edit

I am moving to NY and would like to inquire into employment before I got there.
Any help would be greatful,I can assure you, I am a good investment!

By Chefspike (Chefspike) on Thursday, January 03, 2002 - 12:50 am: Edit

Not really a good time to be moving there, but hey...if ya got the itch. If you have already checked the job listing on this web site and found nothing, there are two guys I know of that have their ears everywhere, and if you are good and experienced they could help at no cost to you. #1. Rocky 407-654-6900 ext.225
#2. Peter Hinricksen 904-388-2433
Both of these guys are in Fl. They have helped me in the past, with short notice.
Plus you might want to get the bakers e-mail and write him, he's a member here and is a Pastry Chef in N.Y. But--- ok that with George first, don't want to step on any toes. Also the Chef's Assos. in N.Y.C., you can get that by calling any chef in any of the big hotels.
good luck. Spike

By Spanky (Spanky) on Thursday, January 03, 2002 - 02:59 am: Edit

Hey thanx!
I can relate about it being bad,and knew it was gonna be , but in a bigger city I stand a better chance of working,cause it is real bad here,and I am only 40 miles out side of chi town .After 9/11 I was seeing the writing on the wall,when I was laid off.
Hell, I have been off so long the hair has grown back on the bottom side of my arms!LOL!
but hey ! THANX !!!! I will give them a call & pick there brains.
Again , Thanx.........

By Chefspike (Chefspike) on Thursday, January 03, 2002 - 09:47 am: Edit

Not to confuse more, but you'd have a better chance in LA., or maybe Dallas, Miami, or Boston.
Just my 0.02

By Spanky (Spanky) on Thursday, January 03, 2002 - 01:08 pm: Edit

I have done the Dallas thing before, nice place to visit but could never pay me to live there again!!
I will probably at least go check NY out,I think I stand a better chance face to face,with a future employer.
Another problem ,being ,even if I were to stick around here,is they look at me they look at my resume, and there words to me are "I cant pay you what you are worth",so on the other side of the coin,I feel it would benifit to move to a bigger city where they are not so scared of a resume.
Am I totaly crazy for wanting to move?

By Chefspike (Chefspike) on Thursday, January 03, 2002 - 01:22 pm: Edit

no, not crazy. why don't you check out salt lake city, might be something there with the up com'in games and stuff. the hotels and rest's have got to be thinking about hiring more staff. I don't like dallas either, to many texan's.

By Spanky (Spanky) on Thursday, January 03, 2002 - 01:54 pm: Edit

Salt lake had crossed my mind as well,but being a TRUE line grunt, That may be too easy.
As far as crazy , I think it is just the nature of the beast,as well as the passion for what we do,or we could'nt survive our proffesion's.
As far as texas , well...... it is it's own little world,and hot as hell in the summer time!!!
I tried growing a spice garden ,and could not keep enough water or shade on it!! LOL!!

By Corey (Corey) on Thursday, January 03, 2002 - 04:41 pm: Edit

come to Las Vegas, you can be a slave to a famous
exec chef. all the work you can handle.


By Chefspike (Chefspike) on Thursday, January 03, 2002 - 08:55 pm: Edit

hey corey, do you work for wolfgang puckski??
or another so called famous chef.
hey spanky, why don't you try LA ?
if your single, you could not be in a better dating heaven, if you want, I'll pass on a chefs number I know and see if he knows anyone who's looking. as you might have heard, LA is the greatest city in america today... so load up the truck and head to beverly...hills that is

By Corey (Corey) on Thursday, January 03, 2002 - 09:03 pm: Edit

no, I am just a cook in a restaurant and bar.
fanciest I get is dinner buffet.


By Chefspike (Chefspike) on Thursday, January 03, 2002 - 09:23 pm: Edit

hey man, nothing wrong with that.

By Spanky (Spanky) on Thursday, January 03, 2002 - 09:24 pm: Edit

Hey spike ,I am giving that ALOT of thought!! LOL!!
but the down side is,and I know from experience, that this profession is hell on dating!!
But yeah,if ya want ya can send me his info at my email {dak690@yahoo.com} and I shall give him a buzz and see what he may have, again THANX!!!!!!!
I will owe ya a cold one!!

By Chefspike (Chefspike) on Thursday, January 03, 2002 - 09:31 pm: Edit

I don't drink, but maybe you'll meet some twins.

By Spanky (Spanky) on Thursday, January 03, 2002 - 09:49 pm: Edit

I dont drink anymore either, so the twins it will be!! LOL!!!

By Corey (Corey) on Thursday, January 03, 2002 - 10:36 pm: Edit

one of my teachers said, Women like food, and they know you have access to the food.

By Chefspike (Chefspike) on Friday, January 04, 2002 - 05:17 pm: Edit

your teacher was wise. you should see how they act around pastry chef's. yikes!!!!

By Chefspike (Chefspike) on Friday, January 04, 2002 - 09:27 pm: Edit

hey dak, another thing about ny is finding a place to put that harley of yours. and there's no fishing off the docks there. so if you go to ny, I've got a great place for the scooter, right here in sunny, warm, LA. Hey, what are friends for ? it's the least I can do for ya.

By Spanky (Spanky) on Friday, January 04, 2002 - 10:53 pm: Edit

Since I had been laid off ,I have been working on the docks "long shoreing" of and on ,and i am telling ya, WE are in the wrong profession!!
my take home for ONE day was $200.00 They make good $$$$$ but it is so boring compared to a kitchen,I am not used to moving that slow! LOL!

By Chefspike (Chefspike) on Friday, January 04, 2002 - 11:14 pm: Edit

I need a dock job.
I'll look into that here in LA.
200.00 a day and all you can steal off the ships.
then I could say things like..."Youss guys can't unload without us guys from the union" Man what a gig. I can change my name to Tony the Fish.
I could go on and on...but I'll stop now.
see ya.

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