This ‘Bowdlerised’ version of a country club kitchen managed by a husband and wife team while raising a family in a select New South Wales town does not expose too many dramas that occur in the catering trade, just the ‘Jaunty Jargon’ that made life bearable in the ‘Sweat Box’.
Recounting living proof that one either immerses oneself into this trade both mentally and wholeheartedly or one, or two, will go mental and lose heart during this 7-day-a-week occupation over 26 years.
The composition of menu themes, styles and costs that changed over this period of time are the integral part of this book while ‘Belief in the System’ keeps you focused on the changing social values until such a time that closure was reached.
This is my fictional fable flashback of ideology with an occasional spoonerism insert to protect the sensitive ear. From these encounters of the memorable kind, I learned that ‘I was free to BE and the world to see - But the key for me, was ‘busy BEE!’