Kim
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  • San Jose, CA
  • United States
  • Symantec
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Kim updated their profile
Jun 10, 2010

Profile Information

Title
IT Portfolio Manager
Company
Symantec
What best describes my company
Not Applicable
Interests
Making Friends, Networking, Discovering new food, Discovering new wines, Gaining Knowledge
Personal Quote
To think is to create
Biography
I grew up in southeast Indiana and my parents owned and operated a bakery. My dad has been a baker for over 40 years and still has the same bakery. I worked FOH at the bakery while in high school and summers during college. I still love to help with Christmas cookies and Ginger Bread House creations! His baked goods are the best!

My husband and I were owners of a steak house in Reno from 2001 to 2003. The restaurant was awesome and my famous salad was put on the menu. I don't really cook, but I bake and love to make salads with fresh, local ingredients. I am known for my salads and my cheesecake (my grandmother's recipe).

I currently live in Santa Clara with my husband Michael and I work for a telecommunications company in the corporate finance area. I am also a licensed real estate agent in Nevada.

I am a total foodie and Michael is a fabulous cook! We love to dine out and try new restaurants. I also enjoy wine, beer and a good cocktail from time to time.
Years in the Industry
7

Kim's Blog

Going Green

I love doing my part to combat global warming! Since its Earth Day, I feel compelled to write this blog to share with the FohBoh community and to reflect on what I have done in the past and what I am doing now to do my part to be green.



I grew up in a very organic environment, where fruits and veggies were grown in the backyard garden and "put up" for the winter so we would have our own produce year round. My favorites were Silverqueen Sweet Corn (we had half an acre dedicated to… Continue

Posted on April 22, 2009 at 2:14pm — 2 Comments

All I want is a cup of tea

Having expertise in your product is expected at a speciatly establishment. If you brag about how great your product is, then serve it with mediocre condiments, there is an immediate disconnect. Add poor customer service and you may never go back. Worse for the establishment, tell other about your experience...

Yesterday, I bypassed Starbucks in Santana Row for the tea place around the corner. A real tea house! I love tea and I was excited to finally try this place.

Well, my…

Continue

Posted on February 17, 2008 at 10:50am — 1 Comment

Butts in Seats

That's is a pretty old saying. I grew up in the bakery business and remember hearing my parents talking about "butts in seats, gotta have butts in those seats", whatever that meant. I know what it means now that I am always looking for new ways to bring in more people. Customer counts are pretty important and so is frequency.



Getting new and old customers in the door with growing competion is a challenge. Any ideas?







I found this group out of Mesa, Arizona. They are… Continue

Posted on December 21, 2007 at 9:18pm — 4 Comments

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At 9:46am on July 8, 2009,
Non-Operator
Alyson Mar, RD
said…
Kim,

Thanks for the connection. See you around FohBoh.

Alyson
FoodCalc
At 4:52am on March 4, 2009, Craig Priebe said…
Hi Kim
Here's an opportunity- won't take but a moment and it's fun...

- go here-
http://solofoods.com/page29642842.aspx

-and vote for #F06 Cherry Almond Truffles - vote only once and pass it on to all of your friends
Please...

I am a finalist in a big video recipe contest and I need your votes to win
deadline is Friday March 6

Thanks
Craig Priebe
"Grilled Pizzas & Piadinas"
www.craigpriebe
At 8:19am on February 8, 2009,
Non-Operator
Samy Rabbat
said…
Thanks for the biography...it's a good motivatio to read about peoples who succed...especialy when you do it in couple.
SamyRabbat.com
Montreal-Quebec-Canada
At 10:35am on May 26, 2008, Ted Cohn said…
Hi Kim. I 'm Teds daughter. I saw you on Fohboh and just wanted to say hi! Bye!
At 12:02pm on April 3, 2008, Kim said…
Hi Doug. Its undecided if I am going to Chicago in May. I was going to come later in the week and we were going to go to the Indy 500. I think we have scratched those plans at this point. Michael will be there for sure. Stay tuned!

Cheers

Kim
At 11:29am on April 3, 2008, Doug Golden said…
Thanks Kim... it has been my pleasure. I will continue to contribute as much as I can. I look forward to meeting everyone at the NRA in May. Are you coming out?

DG
At 7:54pm on March 25, 2008, Adam R. Cox said…
I wish I was seeing them. I am saving up for CSN later in the summer. Who knows, I might see if I can get a ticket for the Portland, OR show. That would have been insane to see Rush and Foo Fighters! Will have to check that out on Youtube.
At 4:10pm on March 23, 2008, Adam R. Cox said…
I love Rush! I saw them perform 2112 a few years ago during a normal concert. If there is a normal concert.
At 12:21pm on March 16, 2008, Kristen Siqueiros said…
Thank you Kim! I like yours too :o)
At 10:08am on March 15, 2008, Kristen Siqueiros said…
I don't think we've met yet Kim, my name is Kristen!
 
 
 

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