Ralph 'Poppie' Martin
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  • Cleveland, MS
  • United States
  • Poppies Pizzeria
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Culinary Certification

Started this discussion. Last reply by Clay Purcell Mar 23, 2009. 12 Replies

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Ralph 'Poppie' Martin Jul 20, 2008. 2 Replies


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Chef/ Owner
Poppies Pizzeria
What best describes my company
Catering, Casual, Upscale Casual
Discovering new food, Consulting, Making Friends, Networking, Deals, New locations, Finding a Job, Career Advancement, Gaining Knowledge
Personal Quote
All change is relative.......perhaps it is you that will change, by remaining the same.
I was born in Maine and went to school in Connecticut. I moved to Rhode Island when I turned 30 and then to Orlando a couple years later. I moved to Mississippi a couple of years ago to open an Italian restaurant. Finally got married last year. We closed the restaurant a while back (too many partners and to much overhead). We have a little concession trailer and sell pizza by the slice at events and vestivals. We're moving to Oklahoma City next week and are both excited about it .
Years in the Industry
30 years of kitchens

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Oklahoma City Restaurant People

Posted on July 20, 2008 at 7:27am 2 Comments

From district managers to dishwashers and bartenders to bussers, an open discussion of the business in Oklahoma City and surronding towns. Networking, carear building, receipe exchange or just a good story are all encouraged. Let's have some fun!

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At 7:45am on February 23, 2009, Sandra Banks said…
Hi! Loved your feedback on the Training the Trainer discussion! I'd love to chat about your ideas...
At 2:09pm on September 23, 2008, Judy "the foodie" Asman said…
Excellent submission for the contest, thank you!
At 8:23pm on September 22, 2008, Judy "the foodie" Asman said…
Fabulous, Poppie. Good luck! and goood luck to your friend on the single scene.
At 10:44am on August 26, 2008,
Keith Bernhardt
Poppie, Saw some of your posts and comments, then looked at your profile.

How is OKC treating you ?

At 4:21am on August 26, 2008, Jason Duncan said…
We are doing an event at the Capital today with Nonna's. Do you do any of their catering?
At 10:07am on August 25, 2008, susan holaday said…
I'm originally from Western NY but have lived in Boston a long time - long enough to feel like it's home. I live in the Charlestown Navy Yard where the USS Constitution (Old Ironsides) is berthed and can't imagine being anywhere else!
At 5:27pm on August 19, 2008, Nathan said…
By Yoodles I assumed yahoos - lol - message sent. Have a good evening!
At 1:50pm on August 19, 2008, Judy "the foodie" Asman said…
Thanks, Poppie!! That was a good reminder and I needed to hear that today.
At 6:18am on August 19, 2008, Nathan said…
Hey, thanks for the great update!

I'm really looking forward to another season of football - it's funny how the desire surges at the end of summer :-) And I'm originally from Cali, rooted for Dallas while living in AZ and now root for FL. LOL

We'll have to talk on the phone sometime - if that's cool with you, please private message me the best time and # for it.

Best wishes
At 3:46pm on August 18, 2008, Judy "the foodie" Asman said…
Poppie, I really appreicate the humor you bring to FohBoh! Nice to meet you here.




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