What’s one ingredient that you can't live without?
What’s your favorite type of music to listen to when cooking?
Blues and Jazz
What’s your favorite ethnic cuisine?
What’s the strangest request you’ve ever had from a diner?
Burger cooked for 5 seconds on each side.
What’s the best part about being a cook?
Enjoying people’s reaction to food.
What’s the most challenging part of being a chef?
Getting the food correct.
If not a chef in the Pine Belt, what city would you like to work in?
Who is/was your food mentor?
What’s your favorite food to cook?
Sweet or savory?
Mild or spicy?
Wine or beer?
Salt or pepper?
Red beans or gumbo?
Red beans, but I like Gumbo.