23 Things You'll Only Understand If You Went To Culinary School

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You respond “HEARD!” whenever someone asks you to do anything.

You respond "HEARD!" whenever someone asks you to do anything.

“Can you pick up some more toilet paper?”
“HEARD!”

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You have more than one stripe on your forearm from reaching into ovens/broilers that were too high.

You have more than one stripe on your forearm from reaching into ovens/broilers that were too high.

The true mark of a culinary school graduate.

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Every time you bend over, you grab your left arm to prevent your phantom thermometer/pens from falling out.

Every time you bend over, you grab your left arm to prevent your phantom thermometer/pens from falling out.

Even if you're just wearing a t-shirt.

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You don’t think it’s weird to give high elbows instead of high fives/hand shakes.

You don't think it's weird to give high elbows instead of high fives/hand shakes.

Because your hands were literally always dirty/too clean to shake someone's hand.

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You walk into a room and immediately forget why you’re there.

You walk into a room and immediately forget why you're there.

Like when you used to walk into the cooler and forget what you needed.

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You learned how to perform a tournée cut — but never actually used the skill in real life.

You learned how to perform a tournée cut — but never actually used the skill in real life.

Because really, who does that?

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You understand that Sharpies and side towels are sacred personal property.

You understand that Sharpies and side towels are sacred personal property.

You must guard them with your life.

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You think it’s completely normal for school classes to start at any time of the day.

You think it's completely normal for school classes to start at any time of the day.

Because you're literally feeding the school/public — so it's basically a job.

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You’ll never forget the smell (and extreme cold) of meat and fish class.

You'll never forget the smell (and extreme cold) of meat and fish class.

And having to do your laundry every. damn. day. so your dorm doesn't smell like death.

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You know exactly how long it takes for you to grow stubble.

You know exactly how long it takes for you to grow stubble.

And juuuuuust how much you could get away with.

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You have tape stuck to your knives that’ll literally NEVER come off.

You have tape stuck to your knives that'll literally NEVER come off.

You'll need an entire bottle of Goo Be Gone for this…

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You remember the subtle pain of your toque digging into the top of your ears…

You remember the subtle pain of your toque digging into the top of your ears...

And your neckerchief strangling you as you cooked in a 100° F kitchen.

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And just how ridiculous you looked when you took it off.

And just how ridiculous you looked when you took it off.

Your hair is TOQUED UP.

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You don’t understand the concept of “summer breaks.”

You don't understand the concept of "summer breaks."

Must be nice…

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Your most prized recipe is for stain fighter.

Your most prized recipe is for stain fighter.

Because Tide To Go can only do so much.

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You’ve definitely thought about eating overcooked chicken out of the classroom stock pot.

You've definitely thought about eating overcooked chicken out of the classroom stock pot.

Because despite being surrounded by food all day, you were constantly hungry.

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You still have nightmares about egg day…

You still have nightmares about egg day...

SO. MANY. EGGS.

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And you still have your favorite chef sayings.

And you still have your favorite chef sayings.

“Clean dry fish, clean dry board.”
“2-1-1-2 makes pâte à choux.'

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You have endured the pain of attending class while hungover.

You have endured the pain of attending class while hungover.

Nothing better than making fish stew in a 100° F kitchen while hungover! 💀

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You yell CORNER every time you turn into a grocery aisle.

You yell CORNER every time you turn into a grocery aisle.

You know, just in case…

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You say your life is in the weeds whenever something slightly inconvenient happens.

You say your life is in the weeds whenever something slightly inconvenient happens.

Running five minutes late to work? IN THE WEEDS.

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And even though it was tough — you would 100% do it all over again.

And even though it was tough — you would 100% do it all over again.

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