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Michael Callahan
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Fremont, CA
Where have you lived and worked?
Europe, Asia, Middle East, USA
About Me:
Fanatic about fusion
Last Seasonal Job:
Chef for military base in Afghanistan
Dream Job:
B&B in Wine Country

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Posted on March 22, 2009 at 9:58pm 2 Comments

I was recruited to Afghanistan for the purpose of converting a large NATO dining facility from Euro-centric to a more American style of cuisine. The problem was once I got here the company could not provide any American brand product. Things we take for granted in the States like smoked bacon, or brown sugar were not to be found. Aside from that, this is a war zone -- we always had shortages of every kind. I became the king of substitutions...

Even with the supply-side shortcomings… Continue

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At 9:52pm on March 22, 2009, Annette said…
A friend of mine, USMC Colonel, was in Afgh. about the same time you were, in I was just curious about your work. There is really no way I would go there, think it is still too dangerous.
I am happy w/where I am...
Enjoyed hearing from you , tho..
At 7:36pm on March 22, 2009, Annette said…
Would like to hear about your time/job in Afghanistan.....

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