Several years ago there was an ad with the slogan: You don’t have to be Jewish to love Levy’s Rye Bread. You don’t have to be Jewish to work in a deli either.
Immigrants from Ecuador, Mexico, Central and South America, Pakistan are slicing lox and making the chopped liver.
Hard working men and women from The Philippines and Bangladesh and many other nations provide the glue that holds together many restaurants and food service operations.
The pizza maker may have relatives who came from Italy but it is just as likely he will have arrived from Tibet or Albania.
Greeks are no longer the only ones who operate diners.
Chefs from all over the world are learning to make sushi, which has become the new pizza.
Only in Chinese restaurants can we expect to find Chinese workers.
Moral: You don’t have to fulfill the expectations of others: you have only nine lives to live.