If you “Like” MethodShop on Facebook, then you’ve probably already seen our “Superfan” feature in action. A few times a month, we single out some individuals in the MethodShop community for being awesome. Superfans get interviewed for our blog and their photo featured in our Facebook profile. There’s no official entry process. Just “Like” us on Facebook, tweet us, leave blog comments and engage. If you standout from the average reader, we’ll notice.
Please say hello to the latest MethodShop Superfan: Self-Proclaimed Culinary Bad Boy & Celebrity Chef, Christopher Nirschel. Nirschel was a Food Network Star, Season 7, finalist.
1. How did you find out about MethodShop.com
The great Gia [Giacinta Pace, @methodshop writer].
2. Do you know why you were chosen to be a MethodShop Superfan?
MethodShop is very versatile, articulate, and awesome and my life exemplifies all 3 since I am a pioneer in food, fashion and entertainment uniting!
3. What is your favorite MethodShop article and why?
Sad Keanu Reeves is one of my favs because it’s a great use of photoshop art and humor and he’s an actor I enjoy.
4. Explain what you do for a living?
I am a chef, entertainer, teacher and speaker.
5. What is your favorite/least favorite part of your job?
In my business I love it all; even when chaos ensues because only the strong survive!
6. What are some of your favorite culinary tech gadgets and why?
I love using my dehydrator to make beef jerky and my ice cream maker for ice cream!
7. What is your #1 tip for amateur cooks?
Be patient, practice makes perfect and reach for the stars because dreams become realities.
8. Tell us something about yourself that your friends reading this right now won’t already know.
I love skiing, boating, being adventurous and romantic. The most romantic thing I’ve ever done – taken a spontaneous trip to Aruba with an ex girlfriend!
9. Upcoming projects?
Instructing a Valentine’s Day cooking class, doing a demo in Miami during the Food and Wine Festival, catering several parties during New York Spring Fashion Week, participating as a featured chef at American Ballet Theater’s Culinary Pas De Deux in March, and on two [television] shows both premiering around the end of March or April, one is a food-related show, and the other is on Vh1 airing April. Chopped All Stars [airs in] February, [there is] a clothing line and more…
10. Please complete this sentence…
I want everyone reading this to continue checking MethodShop and reaching for the stars because dreams do become realities!