I admit it. I’m a Top Chef fan.
Not that I can whip up such amazing creations myself, but I really enjoy seeing how these talented chefs pull off the seemingly impossible in such a limited amount of time. And under some really difficult environments.
But did you ever see those episodes where the contestants are told they must cook a gourmet meal for 300 people? And even though the serving portion usually ends up being some spoon-sized, artistic dollop on a tiny plate, the contestants usually all have the same freaked-out expression on their faces.
One meal for 300 people?
Oh. My. God.
(Cue the laughter from all those current and ex-military cooks)
Let’s look at this challenge from a military perspective. Continue reading