I came onto this site just over a year ago. I had been searching for a site just like this for quite some time.
This forum, in particular has been crazy helpful to me in my life and quest for culinary relevance.
I began posting in the "Professional Chefs" threads with questions that I couldn't find answers for in the general cooking or culinary student threads and NOT ONCE have I faced any ridicule or mod mitigation for not being a titular Chef.
You've answered my questions, given me leads, and opened my eyes, even though I have made it obvious that I am a lower-rung pro cook.
Thank you all terribly much. Kudos and huzzah!
The next round of Maredsous #10 is on...the closest person to you who will purchase it for you, in my name!
Thank you, Professional Chefs of cheftalk.com!!