As the old saying goes, if you love what you do, you'll never work a day in your life.  It's a wise person who came up with that one. That said, let's be honest; even if you love your job, everyone needs a break.

This came to mind this morning, after a very busy Saturday in the kitchen, yesterday. We filled our orders and the clients were happy, but it was a pretty exhausting day. Nevertheless, as I enjoy a rare Sunday off and spending time with my family, the conversation drifts towards "what's for dinner?" and, given the kitchen-induced exhaustion that I felt barely 12 hours ago, you'd think the kitchen is the last place I want to head to. Surprisingly, though, I'm looking forward to prepping and cooking dinner for the family (gnocchi with tomato-basil sauce are on the menu), later this afternoon.

In any job, it's usually pretty obvious when someone performs it with care and passion. At Cucina Mauro, we truly are passionate about our work, and we hope that it comes through in our dedication, service, and quality