Confessions of Cyndi Gloodt
Northern Trust Bank's Cyndi Gloodt wishes she could speak several languages and would like to meet Bono.
Q. What is the best part of your job?
The relationship and support from my client and senior management—and my short commute.
Q. What is the worst part of your job?
Q. What do you consider to be your greatest achievement?
The changes made at both locations I oversee, from station selections, enhancements in décor and atmosphere to management enthusiasm, participation and synergy.
Q. What is the most unusual foodservice/catering request you have ever received?
A request to build a tornado on a buffet table for the kickoff of an opening exhibit.
Q. If you weren't in foodservice what would you be doing?
Traveling the world.
Q. Which talent would you most like to have?
Being able to master different languages.
Q. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
Be a bit less critical.
Q. What will people always find in your refrigerator?
Chili garlic sauce.
Q. What food fad do you wish had never started?
Gourmet cupcake shops.
Q. What do you consider to be the most overrated foodservice trend?
Q. What are your words to live by?
So it is, so it shall be. Everything happens for a reason.
B.C.-era Egypt in all its splendor.
My mother’s wedding rings.