Q&A With Lumiere’s Dale Mackay

November 14, 2008.

Each week, Scout poses 60 questions to an individual who has enriched our lives in some way. Interviewees are asked to pick and answer just 20. Dale Mackay is the executive chef of the new Lumiere, opening next month at 2551 West Broadway.

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executive chef Dale Mackay | photo B. Milne

The thing that you eat that is bad for you that you will never stop eating: Ketchup chips

Drink you’ll never have again: Frozen Mojito

Favourite Vancouver bridge: Burrard Bridge

Best Vancouver patio: DB Bistro

Book you’re reading: Letter to a Young Chef by Daniel Boulud

Last place traveled: Beijing for the 2008 Summer Games

What are you proud of: My son Ayden

The thing that makes you the angriest: When people lie

Ice cream flavour: Mint chocolate chip

Food your mom makes better than anyone: Braised chicken wings

Musical instrument you long to play: Trumpet

Grooming products: A bar of soap and a bath

Mac or PC: MAC

Favourite book as a child: The Box Car Children

The number of fist fights you’ve been in: Two. One Win. One Loss

Local person you admire most: My Mom

The thing you’re most ashamed of: My spelling

Town you were born in: Saskatoon, Sask.

Default junk food: Slurpees

The career path you considered but never followed: Acting

Biggest hope: That my Son will have a happy and healthy life

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