I go there now, and it hasn't changed, though some chef instructors are less strict.
There is a huge portion of the student handbook dedicated to what is considered proper hygiene and appearance.
I've seen kids sent back because of improper ironing, not being freshly shaven, and most frequently unshined shoes.
I think working so closely with food and product that will be consumed by the public, you need to pay great attention to detail in appearance and hygiene. If I'm...