Australia, we’re in the midst of a crisis.
The head chef of Sydney's 4Fourteen restaurant told The Daily Telegraph, "I think it’s a generational thing, myself."
“A lot of young people don’t want to work hard — it’s now all about kids with tweezers wanting to put dots on plates. So when they start out, they’re like ‘oh this is hard’. Being a chef is like being in the army. You have to get stuff done, and it has to be good.”
According to Dublin-born Fassnidge, Australia is in dire need of 38,000 chefs, a claim that riled up members of Gen Y over the weekend.
@Fassnidge73 you're off your head if you thing that 'gen y' is to blame for chef shortage Hospitality is just fucked, no money for the hours
— William Jonas (@WilliamLJonas) May 17, 2016