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||Born on the day that JFK announced the formation of the Peace Corp Volunteers, I learned to walk in Ghana as my father was a tropical disease specialist assigned to the first group of PCVs to go abroad. I later attended elementary school in Thailand and junior high in El Salvador. As an adult I spent 7 years working in Saudi Arabia and 1 in Beirut, Lebanon. I was an elementary teacher for 17 years before pursuing a culinary arts degree and entering the food service industry. I have worked as a personal chef, server, host, line cook, breakfast chef, working chef, and restaurant manager. I am presently employed as a high school culinary arts instructor.
|Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):
||I enjoy building fresh water ponds, sculpting realistic looking "food" from oil & lye or glycerine soaps, and working as a community volunteer. I am presently working at a local food bank. I have also been a Red Cross Volunteer and a fire fighter.
|What I do for a living:
||Culinary Arts Instructor
D.C.'s Recent Activity
Closing a Thread, Losing a Member
D.C. posted in this thread in The Late Night Cafe (off-topic) 12/5/08 at 7:12pm | 19 replies | 898 views
Is there a difference between a food prep and line cook?
D.C. posted in this thread in Professional Chefs 12/5/08 at 6:35am | 14 replies | 12297 views
Am I too old for this business?
D.C. posted in this thread in New User Introductions 12/5/08 at 11:05am | 8 replies | 540 views
How Is Your Local Economy?
D.C. posted in this thread in The Late Night Cafe (off-topic) 12/5/08 at 5:50am | 9 replies | 426 views
Corn meal vs. Flour
D.C. posted in this thread in Food & Cooking 12/4/08 at 2:24pm | 10 replies | 6253 views
Health Inspector with a Camera
D.C. posted in this thread in Professional Chefs 12/4/08 at 3:34pm | 16 replies | 981 views
LCB Program... Need Help!
D.C. posted in this thread in General Culinary School Discussions 12/2/08 at 1:03pm | 1 replies | 730 views
Wal-Mart Employee Trampled on "Black Friday"
D.C. posted in this thread in The Late Night Cafe (off-topic) 12/4/08 at 2:37pm | 45 replies | 1964 views
Venison confit anyone?
D.C. posted in this thread in Professional Chefs 11/26/08 at 6:44am | 4 replies | 1436 views
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