As I sat in my office on the 21st floor overlooking the tall ships in the harbor, it occurred to me that I would rather be working on one of those boats than picking stocks for a living. Within six months, I took a leave of absence from my sixteen-year career in the finance industry and worked as a galley cook on The Pride of Baltimore for the summer season. My life hasn't been the same since.
Shortly after leaving the Pride, I knew I was ready to release my creative energy and start my own business. I loved cooking, and after spending a fair amount of time in France, I thought