Every chef has the dream of entrepreneurship, yet only a few are willing and able to take the leap. Regardless – the dream remains alive throughout a chef’s career. Those who are able to bring their dream to fruition understand that there will be sacrifices, but those who succeed know that compromising what they believe in is not an option. Join us for a lively and candid interview with Chef Tim Hardiman – chef/owner of The Tailor and the Cook award-winning restaurant in Utica, New York. Learn about Hardiman’s four important “stakes in the ground”: Know your Source, Sense of Place, Quality First and Always, and Create a Story Behind Every Plate. Relish the chef’s passion, commitment to constant learning, and ability to find work/life balance.