In the kitchen, you do the same thing and work with the same people all the time... But it is still a different experience: things change from day to day, even from minute to minute. Remember, life is messy and so are the people who make up this life.
People are downright fascinated when I tell them I'm about to marry a chef. Celebrity chef culture is so pervasive in this country; chefs are today's new rock stars, wielding Japanese knives instead of electric guitars. It all looks so fun and glamorous. Right?