NEW YORK — Gone are the years of anonymity. Chefs are angry, they’re not going to take it anymore, and nowadays everyone on Twitter can find out why.
According to a recent New York Times story, chefs and restaurateurs, who started using the medium to take shots at critics, are now using it to call each other out on poor management, slow service, and “kitschy Chinese branding” that’s “offensive.”
Some workers have been fired after inappropriate Twitter posts, while others have simply scandalized members of the restaurant community. Perhaps most interesting is that some people claim the social networking tool has finally let them break their long-imposed silence.
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