Pressure cooking: Stress worsens chef shortage

A dangerous recipe? Two Irish chefs are warning of a talent drain unless the growing problem of burnout is addressed

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor @gnelis
22nd September, 2017
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Gary O’Hanlon of Viewmount House says chef shortage is worsening

“If either of my kids even contemplate becoming chefs, I’ll go mad. These are hard words for me to write, but it’s not a career or a life I’d wish on my worst enemy.”

I knew he was busy - he’s currently taking part in the RTÉ television programme Celebrity Operation Transformation - and that he might not have time to get back to me before my...

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