Confessions of Billy Reid
Salida Union School District's Billy Reid loves Las Vegas, cherishes his wedding ring and once ate dog ribs.
Q. What is the best part of your job?
A kid walked into the kitchen and called me a god.
Q. What is the worst part of your job?
Six in the morning.
Q. What do you consider to be your greatest achievement?
My program as a whole and everything we’ve accomplished. Also being quoted by the first lady was pretty cool.
Q. If you weren't in foodservice what would you be doing?
Sitting by the pool at the Hilton in Palm Springs waiting on room service.
Q. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
I wish I had the ability to see the good in things before the bad.
Q. What is your greatest fear?
Sleeping on the couch.
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
Q. What is your favorite meal?
Anything cooked by Salida Union schools.
Q. What is your "guilty pleasure?"
Q. What will people always find in your refrigerator?
Q. What food fad do you wish had never started?
Q. What is the weirdest food you have ever eaten?
Q. Are you a morning or evening person?
There’s no time in Vegas.
Q. What are your words to live by?
Don’t say you can do something unless you can back it up.
My wedding ring.
Disneyland with my family. It’s like Vegas for kids.