Originally Posted by Addie
On the side of my screen ads pop up covering whatever subject is on the screen. For this one about cleavers, the ads are all about sharpening knives in my local area. I just noticed an ad for pro chefs to rent knives. Now I know knives are very expensive, but I have always thought that pro chefs treat them like they are made of 24K gold. And rightly so. They fit their hand as an extension of their fingers. They guard them as if they were in Fort Knox. So why in the world would any pro chef want to rent knives?
I know what you mean Addie.
I lend tools of any kind to very very few people.
They are an extension of ourselves and as such deserve tender treatment and respect.
When I'm cooking away from home I bring along my own knives and anything else I think I might need for the job at hand.
If I get the feeling that my host might be offended by this I find a tactful way to assure them that I just didn't want to make their own tools unavailable to them.