Meet Executive Chef Rafael Gonzalez
“I believe that just working will never make you great - it is also eating out, finding local or new products, reading the new book, and keeping up with the new culinary trends on your own time that makes the difference. That is the passion of being a chef.”- Executive Chef Rafael Gonzalez Click for Full Biography
Q: If you could have an endless supply of food, what would it be?
Chef Rafael: Defiently, Cured Meats!
Q: If you were an ice cream flavor, what would you be?
Chef Rafael: Guava & Cream Cheese
Q: What is one goal youwould like to accomplish?
Chef Rafael: See my kids grow into great people and have their own families.
Q: Who is your hero?
Chef Rafael: My mother, I am blessed to be her son.
Q: What are your hobbies?
Chef Rafael: Reading and cleaning up after my kids.
Q: What don’t you like?
Chef Rafael: Popcorn.
Q: What is the weirdest thing you have eaten?
Chef Rafael: Balut*.
Q: What is your favorite thing to do in the summer?
Chef Rafael: Sand castles with my kids.
*Balut is a fertilized duck embryo that is boiled and eaten in shell. Link for more information on Balut.