Sam “Sammy D” DeMarco

Chef at First Food & Bar, age 46

My most prized possession is a Black ’n’ Red book. I started using them years ago. They are a snapshot of my life. I can look back easily on past projects, and my book is always by my side. When I have ideas in the middle of the night, I jot them down and then get a good night’s sleep.

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