Holiday Sweepstakes: You Could Win* a Hammered Copper Cooking Set and More Enter the Giveaway

Follow us:

+
Not About Food 38

Is it worth it?

YAYME | Feb 28, 201502:36 PM

Hello, I'm starting my culinary education the old grizzled age of 31. After wasting a decade of my life battling depression, unemployment, my mental disabilities (autism and SEVERE ADHD). I am now getting on what I think is the right track for me. I know all about the long hours, stress, and pitfalls of the industry because I have been warned off it most of my life. I am good at passionate/about few things. Cooking is one those things. I don't plan on marrying, or having children. I just something to get me a respectable wage and a career where I can hopefully advance.

So is it culinary career worth it for me? Or should I go back to scraping by on SSI, mooching off my relatives, and attempting to fill my long, boring days with internet and naps?

Want to stay up to date with this post? Sign Up Now ›
Log In or Sign Up to comment

Recommended from Chowhound

Catch up on the latest activity across all community discussions.
View latest discussions