Cathy Erway on Skills You Learn in a Line Cook Restaurant Job

In Chapter 15 of 17 in her 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, writer and healthy food advocate Cathy Erway answers "What New Cooking Skills are You Learning Cooking in a New York City Restaurant?"  Working as a line cook and prep cook in a restaurant kitchen, Erway finds organization skills are critical in a professional cooking job.  This ranges from streamlining the order process to seeing the results take shape in the style and theme of the food. 

Cathy Erway is a Brooklyn-based author, part-time cook, freelance writer, radio host and teacher focused on healthy food advocacy.  Her first book, "The Art of Eating In" developed from her blog "Not Eating Out in New York".  She earned a BA in creative writing from Emerson College.