Confessions of Marcey Miller

Marcey Miller, general manager for Parkhurst Dining Services at Bayer Corp. in Pittsburgh, admires Oprah, thinks sushi is overrated and enjoys Jack Daniels.

Q. What is the best part of your job?

Working with my staff and the diverse group of guests daily.

Q. What is the worst part of your job?

Less time with my family.

Q. What do you consider to be your greatest achievement?

My children Payten and Devin.

Q. If you weren't in foodservice what would you be doing?

A home economics teacher.

Q. Which talent would you most like to have?

Public speaking.

Q. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?

To be more patient.

Q. What is your greatest fear?

Dying without living first.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

Oprah Winfrey.

Q. What is your favorite meal?

Grilled salmon with asparagus and roasted red peppers with Tuscan bread.

Q. What is your "guilty pleasure?"

Jack Daniels.

Q. What will people always find in your refrigerator?

Yogurt.

Q. What food fad do you wish had never started?

Nothing, it allows for more variety.

Q. What is the weirdest food you have ever eaten?

Chocolate-covered bacon.

Q. What do you consider to be the most overrated foodservice trend?

Sushi.

Q. Read the book or see the movie?

See the movie.

Q. Are you a morning or evening person?

Morning.

Q. What are your words to live by?

You only live once.

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