Signature Magazine's Top Chef: Will Taylor


What’s one ingredient that you can't live without? Greek yogurt

What’s your favorite type of music to listen to when cooking? JJ Grey & Mofro or Widespread Panic either or is alright by me.

If you could cook for anyone, dead or alive, who would it be?  John Daly – I feel like he’d love a Pepperjack Gyro and the stories would be great!

What’s your favorite ethnic cuisine? Mediterranean

What’s the strangest request you’ve ever had from a diner?  No comeback sauce or bacon on a Pepperjack Gyro.

What’s the best part about being a chef? Making something that people enjoy

What’s the most challenging part of being a chef? Keeping up with the constantly changing food industry.

If not a chef in the Pine Belt, what city would you like to work in? Hydra, Greece (it’s the most peaceful place in the world)

What’s your favorite “guilty pleasure” food? Any and all kinds of mac and cheese.

Who is/was your food mentor? Mashe is the greatest.

What’s your favorite food to cook? Gyros & Hummus

Sweet or savory? Sweet

Mild or spicy? Spicy

Wine or beer? Both

Salt or pepper? Pepper

Red beans or gumbo?  Red Beans




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