The result: most women who have kids get out of the kitchen. Other women faced with the challenges of raising children from behind the line have returned to cooking. The situation has worked well, but no rose is without its thorns. The burden is on the employer to make it work. If you benefit from their top energy and best work you have to be there when they are sick or on maternity leave. Nosenzo transitioned to a more administrative role, hiring and training, and gave up nearly all of her floor shifts.