I would ask why you're dating this guy at all, but the answer is in the first sentence of your last paragraph. Physical amazingness counts for a lot, but it doesn't make up for general incompatibility. Everyone’s young, they’re friendly (it’s their job), they’ve got good taste, and they have backstage access to some of the most desirable spots in the city.
#3 Live Fast Die Young Being a chef is physically hard.
However, because cooking jobs aren’t treated as careers, this means they don’t earn benefits.
Here’s chef dating 101: #1 Chefs Eat Junk Don’t think for a minute that all chefs turn their noses up to a Big Mac.
While I am fairly certain that Grant Achatz probably thinks a Dorito is some sort of commonly worn hat in South America, most chefs love dirty ol’ Taco Bell deliciousness.
I should note we are both in our mid-30s, so we're not talking about a 20-year-old guy here.
I'm hoping the late-night calls and drinking will get better with time – or is this just the lifestyle?
It's OK that you're not that interested in this guy's world – or his tendency to drink and focus on himself – but you can't expect him to change.
The more time you spend in restaurants and bars, the more it may cross your mind that it’d be pretty sweet to jump into that dating pool.
Which in turn means that trips to the doctor are limited to limbs falling off.