Confessions of Eric Goldstein
Q. What is the best part of your job?
Knowing that I am feeding kids well and helping them along in their education. I feel really good about that.
Q. What is the worst part of your job?
A lot of politics.
Q. What do you consider to be your greatest achievement?
I am proud that we have been able to feed more kids, feed them well and do so in a financially responsible manner. Not bad for government!
Q. What is the most unusual foodservice/catering request you have ever received?
Lobster tails. We’re in the school food business for public schools. We don’t do lobster tails. I told them they had the wrong address.
Q. Which talent would you most like to have?
I wish I could sing well.
Q. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
Skinnier. Most certainly.
Q. What is your greatest fear?
Falling. Or more specifically, landing after falling.
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
Q. What is your favorite meal?
Q. What is your "guilty pleasure?"
I love really good bread.
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?
Kangaroo on a trip to Australia.
Q. What do you consider to be the most overrated foodservice trend?
Q. Read the book or see the movie?
Read the book.
Q. Are you a morning or evening person?
Q. What are your words to live by?
Everything in life is easy—until you have to do it yourself.