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C’s Doughnut House & Bakery, where in 1977 as a teen, I started my foodservice career as a swing shift ‘doughnut’ man in the Sepulveda, Ca. shop. I ate and bear clawed my way through filling and dough and plenty of mopped floors up the proofing box and ended up the full time Pastry ‘Chef’ for the wholesale and retail store. Not yet realizing my full potential, I spiraled out of control and worked for a summer at the famous “Inn of The Seventh Ray” in Topanga Canyon . 400 lbs of grated cheese and 22 bushels of green beans later, I returned to C’s Donut House & Bakery to finish what I started by managing the store and bakery operations at 17. By 1981, I was well on my way to retiring my rolling pin and apron for an architectural scale.
In 1982, I launched my full time career of making things that were not edible, beautiful. Or, at least well planned...
Years in the Industry
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