Confessions of Ruth Arnold
Published in FSD Update
Ruth Arnold thinks fondue is overrated and loves pickles.
Q. What is the best part of your job?
Knowing that I am making a difference in kids’ lives.
Q. What is the worst part of your job?
Too much paperwork for the constantly changing rules and regulations. It takes me away from the kids.
Q. What do you consider to be your greatest achievement?
Becoming a mother and adopting my beautiful daughter.
Q. What is the most unusual foodservice/catering request you have ever received?
Serve miso soup to the students.
Q. If you weren't in foodservice what would you be doing?
I’d most likely return to dealing table games in a casino.
Q. Which talent would you most like to have?
Q. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
I’d worry less.
Q. What is your favorite meal?
Q. What is your "guilty pleasure?"
Watching “My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding” on TV.
Q. What will people always find in your refrigerator?
Pickles–homemade from produce grown in our garden.
Q. What food fad do you wish had never started?
GMO food. You shouldn’t mess with Mother Nature.
Q. What do you consider to be the most overrated foodservice trend?
Q. What are your words to live by?
If it’s not fun, why do it?
The sixties. I am a peace and love kinda girl.
Hot air balloon ride.