Where are you from? I am originally from San Jose, but have lived in San Francisco for 12 years (eek!) and recently made the jump to the Oakland.
How did you end up working at Magnum? I was looking to make a change from my most recent agency and had heard amazing things about the Magnum team.
What is your role on the team? Executive Director
When did you know you wanted to work in food and/or media marketing? When I found out that was a job? No, but I have always been interested in anything to do with food - making it, eating it, sourcing amazing specialty ingredients, researching the history of a specific dish - I’m pretty obsessed with all of it. I had been working in marketing and landed a job with ICHI Sushi helping them expand their popular Mission location and continued to work with some amazing clients, cementing my love of the culinary and restaurant industry.
What is the most exciting part of being on the Magnum Team? We work with some AMAZING clients, it’s such a pleasure to work with some of the top culinary destinations in San Francisco.
You’re ordering a pizza, only one topping allowed, what is it? Mushrooms.
What is a publication you are currently obsessed with? Bon Appetit
What is the first city on your traveler’s bucket list? Mexico City
Where is your favorite place to eat right now? Shakewell in Oakland
What is an ingredient you cannot cook without? Coconut oil, I use it with everything!
What is your perfect happy hour drink and vittle? Negroni and popcorn.