FAVOURITE MEALS: Gourmet food, toilet paper, and feet
KARAOKE SONG: Who Let The Dogs Out by The Baha Men
PERSONAL HERO: Mom and Dad
FAVOURITE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS: Food Studies
FAVOURITE FASHION FAD: Street Style
BEST PART OF MY WORKDAY: Cooking days! I get all the leftovers ‘cause they always fall for my puppy dog eyes.
FAVOURITE MEAL: Mom’s homemade Lemon Snow
FAVOURITE FLOWER: Daisies
KARAOKE SONG: I wouldn’t, but my favourite song is Brandenburg Concerto #5
PERSONAL HERO: Addie Garmen
BIGGEST FEAR: Complacency
FAVOURITE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS: Calculus
BEST PART OF MY WORKDAY: Guided Tastings - I love me some chemistry!
FAVOURITE MEAL: Panna Cotta with figs and berries...or Caccio e Pepe with peas and white truffle oil.
PERSONAL HERO: Anyone who sets a goal for themselves and acts with intention and determination to achieve it - with humanity and grace.
BIGGEST FEAR: Public speaking and spiders
FAVOURITE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS: History: pre-WWI thru Cold War
BEST PART OF MY WORKDAY: Creating recipes and watching someone who's never experienced fresh EVOO have the experience wash over them!
FAVOURITE MEAL: Penne al Mama
FAVOURITE FLOWER: Daffodils
KARAOKE SONG: Don’t Rain On My Parade by Barbra Streisand
PERSONAL HERO: My mum
BIGGEST FEAR: Heights
FAVOURITE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS: History
I’D LOVE TO LIVE IN: Parksville
FAVOURITE FLOWER: Sunflowers
KARAOKE SONG: Sweet Caroline by Neil Diamond
PERSONAL HERO: My dad
BIGGEST FEAR: Letting my kid down
FAVOURITE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS: Gym
FAVOURITE FASHION FAD: Argyle
BEST PART OF MY WORKDAY: Developing commercial accounts
FAVOURITE MEAL: Sushi forever please
FAVOURITE FLOWER: Daisies! They're everywhere and they never fail to make me smile.
PERSONAL HERO: My grandma
FAVOURITE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS: I was a band nerd and I am proud of it.
FAVOURITE FASHION FAD: Isn't everything in fashion now? You can get away with anything these days!
I’D LOVE TO LIVE IN: This is a tough question! I want to say Japan because it's my second home, but I'll have to choose Vancouver Island. There's too many gorgeous places to explore and it's a true paradise.
FAVOURITE FLOWER: Anything that will attract a hummingbird
KARAOKE SONG: Don’t You Want Me by The Human League
PERSONAL HERO: My two grandmothers
BIGGEST FEAR: Karaoke
FAVOURITE FASHION FAD: The barter system
BEST PART OF MY WORKDAY: Watching people taste (and love) fresh olive oil
I’D LOVE TO LIVE IN: British Columbia!
KARAOKE SONG: Madness by Muse
PERSONAL HERO: The Punisher
BIGGEST FEAR: Floating
FAVOURITE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS: Geography
FAVOURITE FASHION FAD: Bell bottoms and platform shoes
BEST PART OF MY WORKDAY: Tasting samples
I’D LOVE TO LIVE IN: Italia
FAVOURITE MEAL: Mediterranean Chicken Kabsa
FAVOURITE FLOWER: Tulips
KARAOKE SONG: Pour Some Sugar on Me by Def Leppard
PERSONAL HERO: Captain Jean-Luc Picard
BIGGEST FEAR: Airplanes
BEST PART OF MY WORKDAY: Collaborating with our dynamic team
I’D LOVE TO LIVE IN: Tokyo, Japan
FAVOURITE MEAL: Probably pizza; it's delicious and you can have it so many ways
FAVOURITE FLOWER: Any kind of lily
KARAOKE SONG: Nothing hopefully, but last time it was Bowie - all night
PERSONAL HERO: Hodor
FAVOURITE FASHION FAD: Spice girl-style platform shoes
BEST PART OF MY WORKDAY: Traveling to meet and interview local foodies and artisans
I’D LOVE TO LIVE IN: Barcelona – it has it all. Food, art, culture, beautiful weather, food!
FAVOURITE MEAL: Pho
KARAOKE SONG: You’re Beautiful by James Blunt
BIGGEST FEAR: The unknown
FAVOURITE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS: Oddly enough, Chemistry
FAVOURITE FASHION FAD: Sweatpants
BEST PART OF MY WORKDAY: I get to code and create graphics, which are the things I love to do!
I’D LOVE TO LIVE IN: Europe! Everywhere in Europe!
FAVOURITE MEAL: Spaghetti on pizza, that’s one meal right?
FAVOURITE FLOWER: Cosmos
PERSONAL HERO: My wife
BIGGEST FEAR: Filling out questionnaires
FAVOURITE FASHION FAD: Men’s late Victorian era clothing
BEST PART OF MY WORKDAY: Bringing photos to life of course!
I’D LOVE TO LIVE IN: The Canadian Rockies