Haters. It is not where you work, it is how you do it. Working at Applebee's and doing it well is just as difficult as working at Fat Duck. It's just a different set of skills. Your opinion matters less, and the more you start to lead the more it matters.
Given that most of the world has no idea what you're talking about why don't you give us a recipe and see if we can modify it based on the characteristics you want. If you describe the texture you want maybe we can help.