What was your first job in a kitchen?
A Garde Manger line cook.
What is the first dish you ever mastered?
Chicken Parmesan with my mom.
What is your signature dish?
Seared Black Grouper
Any stories of triumph from the kitchen? Disaster?
I've worked my way up continuously in my career and have achieved nothing less than triumph in the kitchen. I have most recently moved from being a Sous Chef at STK Miami to the Executive Sous Chef of STK Midtown.
Who was your first cooking inspiration?
My mom. In the culinary world, my first inspiration was Chef Farfan, Sous Chef to Radek Carney.
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