Who is your culinary influence?
Richard Blais – I love his enthusiasm, and ability to think outside of the box. He has incredible knowledge of classic and modern cuisine.
Grant Achatz – He puts such a unique twist to everything that he creates, that excites foodies. His creations are unique, thought-out and pique guests’ senses in different ways with textures, aromas and recreating the visual aspect of food.
What do you do in your spare time?
I am passionate with sports. I love basketball, football, golf and racing. I enjoy spending time with my wife and pets. I have a dog, cat and fish. My wife and I enjoy spending time watching movies. I’m a fan of comedies and action. We love to travel as well.
What are three words that describe you?
Dedicated. Detail oriented. Organized. Passionate.
Chef Pete's Tip:
Embrace new recipes, but don’t be afraid to try something that might not be on the actual recipe card. You may find a new way, or a better tasting way, of creating a dish!