Q&A: Chef Roy Choi on culture, craft, and the courage to push past average

What does your average day look like?

What three foods hold the most meaning for you?

If you were showing someone how to cook, what’s the first thing you’d get them to master?

You moved a lot growing up and your parents’ fortunes changed in a big way in the midst of it all–what carried you through those big changes?

When did you realize that you wanted to cook, and then how did you take the first step?

What were you doing when you were age…

You’ve had huge success, but did you ever feel uncertainty or self-doubt along the way? How do you push through it?

What’s your advice to students who want to work in food or open their own restaurants?

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