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Dorm Cookin' - the First Meal I Ever Cooked

The first time I can remember making food for others was during my freshman year at The Ohio State University in beautiful Columbus, Ohio.  I was living in Lincoln tower, and if you're familiar at all with the campus at OSU, you'll recognize the strangely-shaped towers that are overlooking the football stadium on the west side of the main campus - Lincoln and Morrill Towers.

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Origins of a Chef – the Pizzaolo

My first gourmet pizza boasted a pesto sauce base, mixed pizza cheese, cabernet marinated grilled chicken, thinly sliced roasted red pepper, and chunks of artichoke heart. I called the combination a “Tuscan Chicken Pizza;” Chef Jay, against my wishes, dubbed it “Kibby’s Choice Pizza.” 

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About KibbyJim Kuebler
From croutons to cooking school.

Growing up, I enjoyed helping my mom around in the kitchen, forming meatballs and washing dishes.  Yet there was something about me that you might find a bit ironic: I, the now certified chef who has spent the last 20+ years of his life in and around the food service industry, was a very picky eater.  My parents won’t let me forget it either, reminding me that whenever we went out for pizza, the only thing I’d eat were the croutons off the salad bar.

How did I get from croutons to cooking school?

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About KibbyJim Kuebler