When did you know that you wanted to work in food?
I’ve just always felt right when I was cooking or baking or teaching about cooking and baking. The time I spent getting my undergraduate degree was to prepare me for law school, at the very least to prepare me to work in a law firm. A little more than halfway through it, when I was too close to finishing to start over, I realized that I belong in a kitchen and not in a courtroom. I finished getting my undergraduate degree in legal studies, figuring I could always go back to school to get involved with cooking, food, and hospitality. After a few heartbreaks, disappointments, and dead ends, I ended up working at a summer camp with children and I really liked teaching kids about food and cooking. No matter what jobs I have had, it has always come back to food, cooking, teaching, and baking for me. The bonus and new-found love is growing food to cook and eat.
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