Paul Grieco Fast Facts

September 2010

Do chefs practice an art or a craft?

It is very much a craft that in the hands of a very few becomes an art.

What was your first restaurant job?

Working with my grandfather and father at La Scala Restaurant in Toronto.

Favorite interview question?

What is the difference between service and hospitality?

Most memorable food moment?

A mushroom cappuccino at Charlie Trotter's in 1989.

Where you want to go for culinary travel?

To any restaurant where Jeremy Fox is the chef...I need his vegetarian cooking.

What's your next project?

To bring a Terroir Wine Bar to every street corner in America.