Vice President, Culinary Production
What do you do on a daily basis?
I work with the culinary production team on equipment and staffing needs, purchasing issues, plan events, menus, staffing and decor. I also spend some time every day on billing and budget issues.
Who is your culinary icon?
What’s your favorite cookbook?
Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking by Marcella Hazan
What dish or ingredient will we never catch you eating?
What’s your favorite condiment?
Mayonnaise (yes, it does have to be homemade)
What’s the first dish you learned to make?
Sweet tooth, salty tooth or both?
Peanut butter and jam sandwich with potato chips, so both
What kitchen tool can’t you live without?
What music do you like to listen to in the kitchen?
What’s your favorite food scene from a movie?
Sweeney Todd’s "The Worst Pies in London"
What’s your favorite alcoholic beverage?
If you weren’t in food, what career would you have liked to have tried?
This week it’s landscape architecture
What’s your favorite “food city” to visit?
New York is the best