1 Proud mother of two children.
2 My culinary cred, classically trained chef & food stylist. Art Institute of Phoenix and CIA in New York.
3 Local food and community advocate.
4 I have a refined sense of style.
5 My food philosophy focuses on flavor, method and time-honored traditions. Made the old fashion way, in small batches from scratch.
6 I have a love affair with food, feeding people and breaking bread.
7 I adore the smell of old newsprint and a good cup of coffee.
8 Happiest when I have fresh cut flowers and hear my kids laughing.
9 Love hearing a great story.
10 I live for the hunt, the get, the find.
11 Count the minutes until my next journey.
12 You can reach me at email@example.com.
About Rj -
This is what made me…ME!
1 Two sets of amazing twins (3 boys and a girl.)
2 Growing up in Chicago, cooking all over this incredibly diverse country.
3 A grandmother’s kitchen table full of love and wonderful food.
4 Eating great meals all over the world.
5 An insatiable appetite to never stop learning and growing.
6 Failure…success…more failure.
7 Being surrounded by the most talented people I know.
9 NO FEAR!
10 High tolerance for pain!
11 Low tolerance for stupid!
12 Great schools, University of Wisconsin, Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, Kitchens, so many kitchens, & hard knocks.
13 Slowfood, The Ark of Taste.
15 The love of tradition.
16 Competitive fire.
19 You can reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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