What do you do on a daily basis?
I manage Food Network’s culinary library, research food topics for various shows and track food trends for the network.
Who is your culinary icon?
Who is your favorite food TV personality, past or present?
What’s your favorite cookbook?
The Zuni Café Cookbook
What dish or ingredient will we never catch you eating?
An omnivore never says never.
What’s your favorite condiment?
What’s the first dish you learned to make?
A basic tomato sauce for pasta
Sweet tooth, salty tooth or both?
What kitchen tool can’t you live without?
A chef's knife, well-sharpened
What music do you like to listen to in the kitchen?
Mets games on WFAN
What’s your favorite food scene from a movie?
The Jerk: "Waiter, there's a snail on her plate!"
What’s your favorite alcoholic beverage?
If you weren’t in food, what career would you have liked to have tried?
What’s your favorite “food city” to visit?