Christy Quirk

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Upcoming Class:

Taste of the Triangle: Bull Street Gourmet and Market — March 21, 2013 6:00 PM • $35 

Get to know the Chef

What are your top 5 kitchen tools?

Chef’s knife, mandolin, immersion blender, fish spatula, coffee grinder.

What is your favorite culinary destination?

Portland (though there are so many greats to choose from!).

What smell evokes a wonderful memory?

Almond extract.

What do you have that is interesting in your refrigerator?

Bahamas Goombay punch that’s been there way too long. Otherwise, I’m notorious for keeping minimal items in there.

When did you discover you wanted to cook for a living? What was the defining moment?

In college, during study abroad in Seville.  It was the intersection of tapas, wine and friends that did it.

How do you decompress?

Spend time with the cats, or ride a bike.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

Cooking, though I’m not sure my exact role.

If you were not a cook/chef, what would you be?

Bike mechanic.