Loan Nguyen

Department Coordinator

What do you do on a daily basis?
As the department coordinator, I keep the ship running. On a daily basis, I’m responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of the office and all administrative functions. I’m also the liaison between the culinary team and all other departments within the company.

Who is your culinary icon?
My parents

Who is your favorite food TV personality, past or present?
Jacques Pépin

What’s your favorite cookbook?
Vietnamese Home Cooking by Charles Phan

What dish or ingredient will we never catch you eating?
Sriracha

What’s your favorite condiment?
Ketchup

What’s the first dish you learned to make?
Thit Kho. It’s a Vietnamese caramel-braised pork belly.

Sweet tooth, salty tooth or both?
Salt

What kitchen tool can’t you live without?
A good knife

What music do you like to listen to in the kitchen?
Alternative rock

What’s your favorite alcoholic beverage?
Jameson

If you weren’t in food, what career would you have liked to have tried?
Jewelry design

What’s your favorite “food city” to visit?
San Francisco

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On TV

The Pioneer Woman

9:30am | 8:30c

The Kitchen

10am | 9c

The Kitchen

11am | 10c

The Kitchen

12pm | 11c

The Pioneer Woman

1:30pm | 12:30c

Cake Wars

5pm | 4c
6pm | 5c

Ridiculous Cakes

7:30pm | 6:30c

Chopped

8pm | 7c
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On Tonight

Wedding Cake Championship

9pm | 8c

Chopped

10pm | 9c

Chopped

10:30pm | 9:30c

Dallas Cakes

11pm | 10c

Cake Masters

11:30pm | 10:30c

Chopped

1am | 12c

Chopped

1:30am | 12:30c

Cake Masters

2:30am | 1:30c

Chopped

3am | 2c

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