Kent From Morrill, Nebraska

When I was in college I quickly grew tired of hot dogs and bologna sandwiches as forms of sustenance, so I took a few community ed cooking classes to try and expand my horizon. I was hooked on cooking after the first class. I started cooking the meals in our home and was always looking for ways to improve my cooking skills and it was always my friends and my family that were my guinea pigs. 99% of the time, the reviews were good. As time past, I ventured into BBQ and I honed my skills for several years as my kids were growing up. I was a high school principal for most of my career in education and when I retired, I needed something to help fill my new free time. My friends and family had always told me I should go into catering, so I figured why not. I had no idea what it would entail, so I just started getting online and asking. Wasn’t long and I had a licensed kitchen in my basement and I started Mac’s Gourmet BBQ and Wood-Fired Pizza. The most memorable time I have cooking is preparing food for my daughters wedding. Pulled pork, homemade sauces, and smoked beans were a huge hit with our guests, but most importantly with my daughter and our new son. It was an incredibly special way to help them celebrate this great occasion and I will never forget it. Kent From Morrill, Nebraska

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