Confessions of Gary Coltek
Published in FSD Update
Kennesaw State's Gary Coltek loves Mario Batali and hates when his university is closed.
Q. What is the best part of your job?
Q. What is the worst part of your job?
When the university is closed.
Q. What do you consider to be your greatest achievement?
Raising my four kids.
Q. What is the most unusual foodservice/catering request you have ever received?
An edible life-size Cinderella Carriage wedding cake.
Q. If you weren't in foodservice what would you be doing?
Q. Which talent would you most like to have?
Blacksmith or coppersmith.
Q. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
Nothing, I’m comfortable with me.
Q. What is your greatest fear?
Cooks that don’t use thermometers.
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
Q. What is your favorite meal?
Q. What is your "guilty pleasure?"
Good vodka and soft pretzels.
Q. What will people always find in your refrigerator?
Homemade sauces and marinades.
Q. What food fad do you wish had never started?
Any diet fad.
Q. What is the weirdest food you have ever eaten?
Q. What do you consider to be the most overrated foodservice trend?
Q. Read the book or see the movie?
Q. Are you a morning or evening person?
Q. What are your words to live by?
Choose carefully what you say because you can never un-say it!
The moon, I’ve been everywhere else.