Working as a personal chef, I do, it’s safe to say, frequent the grocery store more often than the average person. And although some people consider grocery shopping a tedious chore, I actually like the act of purchasing fresh fruit and local meats. Perhaps my experience is more enjoyable because I’ve come up with an effective system for buying groceries. I can be in and out of the store, even when shopping for an 18-person dinner party, in a half-hour or less. I know, because I timed myself at Trader Joe’s yesterday! Wondering how you can do the same? Here are eight crucial tips to learn how to navigate the grocery store like a pro.