How would you describe yourself? love to cook gourmet dishes (labeled as "Chef"), or cooks well enough (labeled as "Cook"), or just wish you knew how (labeled as "Enthusiast")
I would say I am somewhere between cook and chef
How do you know what an authentic dish should taste like, and from what geographical location(s) have you lived?
I have primarily lived in San Diego and the Bay Area. I am less concerned with authentic than I am with flavor and interesting textures and combinations of ingredients.
How long have you resided in the San Francisco Bay Area, and for what purpose?
College and graduate school. Roughly 5 years now
So that the Organizer doesn't have to expunge Members from this group, are you friendly, forgiving, not a gossip or a whiner? Also, are you willing to learn from and share with all kinds of people? (We love diversity in our food and friends!))
I detest gossip and I only drink wine ;)
Please list what kinds of events would you like to organize or attend?
cooking, wine and good beer tastings/pairings.
I am a pretty good cook looking to learn more