How not to make friends among Stockholm's Michelin elite
That was so informative and fascinating. How unfortunate that more often than not stagiaires don't get paid. Free labor should not be a thing, even if there may be value of experience and potential future career development.
“Bear in mind that Noma, maybe the biggest, most famous fine-dining restaurant of them all, only figured out a way of paying their stagiaires at the end of last year.
A few months later they announced they’ll be closing as a restaurant in 2024.”
High-end restaurant culture is so fascinating. The combination of ruthless dedication and passion, and the absurdity of thrift and costs and personalities, is pure story-fuel.
You harness it very well! Great piece Wil.
Have you ever watched The Bear? It’s a recent TV show