Yale University's Rafi Taherian loves cheese, hates parking tickets and thinks molecular gastronomy is overrated.
Being able to say I work at Yale.
Empowering our team with transforming us into the greatest dining organization possible.
A groom asked that the entrée for his wedding be made from the fish he would be catching. We didn't know if he would catch enough to feed everyone, but he did and it was a great wedding.
Memorizing names of people I've met.
Be more athletic.
Not doing my best.
My wife and my son.
Ossobuco with soft polenta.
Baby octopus with all the inners.
Very early morning.
Treat people the way you want be treated.
My grandmother. If she lived today, she would certainly be a celebrity.
Go back to visit Italy after 25 years.
The National Mall on August 23, 1963.