Slash and Burn: Chefs’ Gory Stories From Inside the Kitchen

October 28, 2015

We’re told not to play with fire or knives when we’re kids, but those are the kinds of rules that are made to be broken when you’re a restaurant chef. Kitchens are not safe. How could they be when you’re rushing around with hotter-than-hot sloshing liquids, wielding razor-sharp knives, and chopping rolling carrots at a rapid clip? Chefs have some horror stories to spare, so, just in time for the scariest holiday around, we had them share the most gruesome and nightmarish tales from their time in the kitchen. Warning: This is not for the squeamish or faint of heart.