Quick bites with 

Pamela Kasper, owner/operator, Pamela’s Cook Shack

PQ; What’s your food/wine philosophy?

PK: When they are both prepared from the heart.

 

PQ; What’s the most important principle in cooking?

PK: Making good wholesome and healthy food made with love.

 

PQ: Weirdest thing you’ve eaten?

PK: My homemade pancakes with cheese wiz or crunchie cheesies dunked in French’s mustard.

 

PQ: Most memorable meal you’ve ever eaten?

PK: When my boyfriend made me shrimp Caesar salad, seafood stuffed mushroom caps and steak & lobster for dinner, accompanied with a bottle of red wine. He prepared it at Pamela’s Cook Shack.

 

PQ; Exact moment you decided to become involved in the food industry?

PK: When I got a job at this little restaurant called the Three Acorns. I started in the dish pit and moved on from there, and now I have my own place.

 

PQ: Most memorable meal you have ever served?

PK: The Pamela’s special chicken burger with tossed salad topped with homemade house dressing at Pamela’s Cook Shack.

 

PQ; Most interesting environment you’ve ever worked in?

PK: Working in the Cayman Islands at a restaurant called the Lobster Pot. While over looking the ocean, I served all kinds of fresh fish and seafood to people from around the world.

 

PQ: How far have you traveled for a great meal?

PK: To mom’s house (five hours).

 

PQ: What brought you to Pemberton?

PK: My boyfriend came to pick up a buffet table at the Pemberton Hotel and I came with him.   I ended up with a job managing the lounge at the Pemberton Hotel.

 

PQ: Where would you go for your last meal in Pemberton?

PK: I would gather with my friends at Pamela’s Cook Shack.

 

PQ: Who has been the most influential person on our cooking/career?

PK: My boyfriend, Keith Kwasnicki, of many years.

 

PQ: What would you advise anyone wanting to come into this industry?

PK: Be prepared to work long hours, work hard and most of all enjoy everything you do.

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Latest in Food News

Sponsored Content

Demystifying the rules around renting out your Whistler home

From average price per night to acquiring the proper license, here’s what you need to know...more.

© 1994-2018 Pique Publishing Inc., Glacier Community Media

- Website powered by Foundation