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Don't do it again…ok beta?

What do we do with people who are rude to Chefs of badly cooked food? We don't appreciate their outburst even if we identify with their problem.

If you are paying for a meal, you have every right to criticise it, if it is not done well or even call the chef and pull him up a little, but to be rude or to humiliate him is not a civilised thing. Unless, of course he is trying to poison you, in which case you can tell him - 'Don't do it again…ok beta?" ;)

The thing is, it is just a meal he has spoilt, not pushed the nuclear war button. If he did that, you can tell him - "Don't do it again…ok beta?"

I would say the same set of civilised rules should follow us when we write a food review or for that matter film reviews. The reviews in print or online or on TV are not just read, watched by the Chefs or the filmmakers, the foodies or the audience but also by the chef's, filmmaker's families, children, parents, wife, husband, friends…as a reviewer or eve…