What do you do on a daily basis?
My job is to keep the kitchen area clean and stocked so the chefs are prepared to do their jobs to the best of their ability.
Who is your culinary icon?
Who is your favorite food TV personality, past or present?
Emeril and Rachael Ray
What’s your favorite cookbook?
Bobby Flay's Throwdown
What dish or ingredient will we never catch you eating?
I think everyone knows it's cheese! Yuck.
What’s your favorite condiment?
What’s the first dish you learned to make?
Salad dressing from scratch
Sweet tooth, salty tooth or both?
Both sweet and salty
What kitchen tool can’t you live without?
What music do you like to listen to in the kitchen?
Mostly old school R&B
What’s your favorite food scene from a movie?
In Big Momma’s House with Martin Lawrence, when the whole family was in the kitchen making dinner for the holiday, Southern-style
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?
Anywhere in the South — I love Southern cooking.