“Entering the kitchen happened by accident. I’ve liked cooking since I was young, but I never thought I’d be doing it for life.
When I decided to go to culinary school, I lacked the discipline to take advantage of my time there. All of that changed when I started working at my first restaurant. The sounds, the rigor, the ambiance, everything about it pulled me in. I fell in love.
The kitchen awakened so many emotions inside of me that I can confidently say I’m a natural born cook. I’ve been doing it all my life and I know for sure I’ll keep doing it until I die.
What I love about this industry is that it allows me to express my emotions and bring to life what I want. Even though I’ve gone through difficult times where I’ve questioned myself, it’s only served to motivate me to continue learning and I can say the kitchen is my greatest love.
Now a days, a cook’s job is to let go of all their past prejudices and preconceived notions. They need to have an identity and a style that reflects their life. As I’ve heard it said many times, this profession isn’t for everyone, but I have no doubt that I was born for this.
My future is headed in one direction: opening my own restaurant. It’s every cook’s dream. Nothing would make me happier than to have my food reflect all that I love. Those who truly know me know I’m a man of few words. I’m not very social. Honestly, I have trouble with it. But there’s one thing that im fluent in, and that’s in the kitchen. I know exactly where I’m headed, and I’m working toward that goal.
As soon as it happens, I’ll let you know.”