Published on July 29th, 2014 | by TLV News0
Cook of the House: Richard Traylor of Tre Amici
Restaurant and Position? Chef, Tre Amici
Where are you from? Greenville, Mississippi
How did you get into cooking? An old TV show called Great Chefs of the World
What is the best thing about your job? The freedom it offers to cook what I want.
What kitchen tool/utensil could you not live without? Knife
What is your favorite flavor combo? Savory and acidic
Name three items in your fridge: Cold packed pickles, juice, ketchup
Where do you get your best recipe ideas? The internet
What is the best meal you’ve ever eaten? My Grandmother’s raw kibbeh
What is the weirdest meal you’ve ever eaten? Weird? There’s nothing weird about food. If it’s edible I’ll eat it.
Personal specialties: Seafood
Favorite midnight snack: Goldfish
Favorite kitchen music: Michael Jackson
Who would you most like to cook for and what would you prepare? No preference. I cook with pride for all customers, and I would prepare a full Lebanese dinner.
Where do you like to dine in Oxford? Any place that John Currence doesn’t own!
Favorite restaurant in the world: Tre Amici
Aspirations: To raise my child to become something other than a chef.
Fried catfish…eat the tail or no? I prefer my fish filleted, so no.