The Chef Win Series is a response to: "How has Chef changed our operations for the better, in the past 2 years since our shop adopted it?" Example:

The Chef Community Is It's Strongest Asset

Even more important than Chef the software, the community that surrounds Chef is what has sustained many of us through this recent period of change and opportunity.

We take part in the Chef community on  so many different levels:

  • Online chef.io
  • Local groups - formal
  • Local groups - informal
  • Chef superstars - see below
  • The IRC channel
  • Weekly Chef newbie hangout - Office Space
  • ChefConf
  • Personal relationships with other Chef users
  • Supermarket - cookbook repository
  • GitHub
  • Other local shops that use Chef
  • Blogs, like this one

The Chef Win Series is a response to: "How has Chef changed our operations for the better, in the past 2 years since our shop adopted it?"
An additional perspective:

There are still top down challenges in the community of Chef users, but they are surmountable. I note them here, just to partially balance out the Chef gushing that I do in the rest of this series. Read more »